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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. 

Ecocem welcomes Irish Climate Plan 2023

19 January 2023, Published under Cement News

Ecocem has welcomed the Government of Ireland’s mandate that public bodies must specify low carbon construction methods and low carbon cement materials for procured and supported construction projects from 2023. The mandate forms part of the government’s recently-released Climate Action Plan 2023 (CAP23).  According to Ecocem, to successfully reduce the emissions of the cement industry within the 2030 timeframe and in a commercially viable manner, the amount of clinker produced per tonn...

Vertua to account for majority of sales by 2025, says Cemex

06 May 2022, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced the ambitious goal of its Vertua range of low-carbon cement and concrete products accounting for more than half of all cement and concrete sales by 2025. Following their global launch in 2020, Vertua products have been widely accepted by customers worldwide, according to Cemex, with Vertua cement and concrete accounting for 34 and 31 per cent of total sales, respectively, in the 1Q22, almost double the prior year.    Vertua’s cement products offer a CO 2 reduction of at...

Low-carbon cement trial cuts CO2 emissions by 60%

03 March 2022, Published under Cement News

A UK Government-backed innovation and demonstration programme has successfully developed and trialled new low-carbon cements which have up to 60 per cent lower embodied CO 2 emissions than Portland cement, the current market leader in the UK. Research supported by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and led by the Mineral Products Association (MPA) reveals that if the new cements are fully adopted in the UK, up to 4Mt of direct CO 2 could be saved ever...

Titan America LLC boosts Portland Limestone Production

16 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Titan America LLC reports that its low-carbon Portland limestone cement production has reached 50 per cent of its total cement output.   "We are proud of this remarkable accomplishment," says Bill Zarkalis, president and CEO of Titan America. "Ramping up the actual production and sales of Portland Limestone Cement beyond 50 per cent of our total production capacity enables a substantial reduction of the carbon footprint of our cement plants and provides our customers the low carbon sol...

TCL engages in low-carbon cement sales

19 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Trinidad Cement Ltd's (Cemex group) ECO Cement brand has achieved the Cemex Vertua seal, the group’s global standard for products that offer a reduction in carbon emissions ranging from 15 to over 40 per cent during production, TCL officials state. However, TCL has a hard battle ahead to convince the construction industry to move towards low-carbon cements. The low-carbon product has actually been on the local market since 5 June 2020. It retails at TTD43/bag (US$6.32/bag), and is ...