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EBRD and A³&Co support Arabian Cement on net zero journey

21 November 2023, Published under Cement News

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and consulting firm A³&Co ® have joined forces to support Egypt’s Arabian Cement Co  in its transition to net zero. According to Zawya, the collaboration aims to develop a decarbonisation roadmap for the cement producer that not only reduces carbon emissions but also lowers costs by accelerating the production of low carbon cement, leveraging A³&Co’s expertise in green cement solutions, and maximising EBRD’s commitment to green in...

Materials scientists call for wider adoption of low-carbon cement

15 November 2023, Published under Cement News

Convening at a symposium in Paris hosted by Ecocem , Europe’s leading low-carbon cement technology business, scientists shared latest research papers on low-carbon cement technologies, and focussed on ideas and materials which can accelerate decarbonisation of the sector. The meeting called for the cement and construction sectors to urgently adopt low-carbon cement technologies to radically reduce CO 2 emissions.   The scientists concluded that adopting the latest developments in low-c...

Hoffmann Green signs partnership with POINT.P

29 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies has signed a structuring partnership with the flagship brand POINT.P to distribute clinker-free cement. Through its network of over 1000 sales outlets, POINT.P markets all the products, solutions and services needed to build a sustainable home. Following the agreement, POINT.P is continuing its efforts to deploy low-carbon solutions in line with its objective of reducing carbon emissions linked to the use of cement (ready-mix concrete, concrete bloc...

Hoffmann Green reports 252% increase in sales volumes

18 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies has reported revenue of EUR1.676m in the first half of 2023 (ended 30 June 2023), compared to EUR544,000 in the same period a year earlier. EBITDA over the same timeframe advanced from -EUR3.519m to -EUR3.648m, while the company saw a net loss of -EUR3.606m in the 1H23, versus a net loss of -EUR4.558m in the 1H22. Cement sales volumes over the 1H23 came in at 7338t, up 251.6 per cent YoY, in line with the company’s 2023 target of 24,000t. Historically, ...

Exshaw Cement progresses with 'Low-Carbon Fuel project'

14 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Exshaw Cement plant has announced that its 'Low-Carbon Fuel project' is advancing quickly.  Brad Kok, CEO of Lafarge Canada (West) ( Holcim Group ), and his team toured the project last week for implementation later this year. This initiative will replace 50 per cent of natural gas on our modern kiln line with low-carbon recycled materials and reduce our carbon footprint while reusing materials that would have been transported to landfills.

Ecocem appoints innovation project manager

09 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Ecocem has appointed Jaouad Nadah as its new innovation project manager, responsible for the coordination of Ecocem’s ACT technology. Mr Nadah brings with him over 10 years’ experience in the construction sector, having previously held roles at Eqiom and Holcim , where his focus was on innovation in the low carbon cement market. Commenting on the appointment, Donal O’Riain, founder and group managing director at Ecocem, said, “The launch of our ACT technology last November marked a hug...

Fortera joins Alliance for Low Carbon Cement and Concrete

31 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Cement decarbonisation company Fortera has joined the Alliance for Low Carbon Cement and Concrete (ALCCC). The ALCCC was created to support the decarbonisation of the cement and concrete sectors with its members representing mature materials designers and producers, and start-ups working in biotechnology, carbon capture, materials technology, and sustainable construction. “Climate action is a global priority, and collaboration is essential to advancing emissions-reducing technologies a...

Holcim launches ECOCycle®

18 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Holcim has launched ECOCycle®, its proprietary circular technology platform to recycle construction demolition materials into new building solutions. With ECOCycle® Holcim can recycle 100 per cent of construction demolition materials across a broad range of applications, from decarbonised raw materials in low-carbon cement formulation, all the way to aggregates in concrete and fillers in road construction. Jan Jenisch, CEO, Holcim, said, “Across all metropolitan areas where we operate, ...

CEMEX launches Vertua® brand expansion

13 April 2023, Published under Cement News

CEMEX has restructured its Vertua ® portfolio to allow for easier identification of the most sustainable options available for its customers. The new Vertua system now provides a more detailed and enhanced view of the specific characteristics of a product’s environmental impact. The Vertua brand now covers five sustainability attributes: lower carbon emissions, increasing energy efficiency, saving water, incorporating recycled materials and optimising design. The launch of this updated...

Hoffmann Green signs H-IONA deal in French market

03 February 2023, Published under Cement News

Hoffmann Green has signed an agreement with materials trading specialist VM Matériaux making VM Matériaux the first distributor on mainland France of H-IONA carbon-free cement. The H-IONA technology developed by Hoffmann Green is a multi-purpose cement for concrete and mortar, with a carbon footprint five times lower than traditional Portland cement. H-IONA will be available in 25kg bags at the 50 sales outlets of the VM Matériaux network.