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Siemens and Shell collaborate on green hydrogen

16 September 2022, Published under Cement News

Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Shell Global Solutions International BV have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop low-carbon and highly efficient energy sources to support the energy transition. The agreement will focus on projects that produce green hydrogen for industrial applications at Shell and its customers, as well as enhancing collaboration in the areas of biofuels and circular chemistry.  Under the terms of the MoU, Siemens and Shell will develop solutions tha...

Canada’s low-carbon transition

14 January 2021, Published under Cement News

While the coronavirus pandemic has impacted cement demand in Canada, the country’s cement industry continues to work towards a low-carbon cement sector. ICR speaks with Adam Auer, environment and sustainability vice president of the Cement Association of Canada, about the industry’s drive towards decarbonisation. Adam Auer, Cement Association of Canada, highlights the steps taken by the industry towards a low-carbon cement sector Canada’s cement market started 2020 ...

8th International VDZ Congress

14 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The 8th International VDZ Congress 2018 was held at the Maritim Hotel, Düsseldorf, Germany, between 26-28 September 2018. The congress drew more than 600 international delegates who listened to two days of presentations from renowned speakers on digital measures, climate change, environmental protection, grinding technology, pyroprocessing and low-CO 2 cement and concrete. The 8th International VDZ Congress 2018 was held at the Maritim Hotel, Düsseldorf, Germany Christian Knell...

Latin America’s CO2 journey

24 August 2018, Published under Cement News

As the Latin American cement industry prepares to reduce its carbon emissions, ICR speaks with Alejandro Ramírez Cantú, president of the Federación Interamericana del Cemento (FICEM), about “Hoja de Ruta CO 2 ”, the organisation’s technology road map to achieve low CO 2 emissions in the region. FICEM President, Alejandro Ramírez Cantú ICR: Since being appointed president of FICEM last year, what are the main objectives that you have set to achieve during your tenure? Alejand...

Canada's low-hanging fruit

23 May 2017, Published under Cement News

In the run-up to the IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference in Calgary, Canada, Adam Auer discusses the use of low-carbon fuels in the domestic cement industry to meet Canada’s federal and provincial climate change targets. By Adam Auer, Cement Association of Canada, Canada. Over the last decade, Canada’s cement plants have averaged <10 per cent fuel substitution The substitution of traditional fossil fuels – mainly coal and petcoke – with lower carbon alternatives ...

Visible cracks

10 October 2016, Published under Cement News

Over the last 18 months CDP has analysed sectors ranging from electric utilities and automotive manufacturing to extractives and has benchmarked how leading players manage climate risks and opportunities. In June it was the turn of the cement sector, as CDP published ‘Visible Cracks’, its first report for investors on the global cement industry. This publication revealed how differently companies in the sector are preparing for the transition to a low-carbon economy. By Tarek Soliman and Cha...