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Lafarge Canada bets on ITCs to boost clean energy investments

19 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Canada  ( Holcim Group) is among the companies counting on   investment tax credits   (ITCs) for its plant in Exshaw, Alberta, Canada, where it has a plan to capture 1Mta of carbon emissions. "Having ITCs in place in Canada... will certainly help the project's business case and in ensuring investment in decarbonisation occurs in Canada," the company's two heads of sustainability said in a joint statement to Reuters. The government first announced some CAD10bn (US$7.4bn) in IT...

Lucky Cement commissions 34MW solar power plant at Pezu

30 December 2022, Published under Cement News

The installation of a 34MW captive solar power plant has been completed at the Pezu cement plant , Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan, by Lucky Cement Limited , according to a regulatory filing sent to the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The regulatory filing adds that the solar power plant has been successfully commissioned and will be fully operational from December 29, 2022. Lucky Cement’s investment in renewable energy projects will result in cost savings and a reduction of the country’s re...

Admixtures and sustainability

28 February 2019, Published under Cement News

With reducing the environmental impact of cement manufacture high on the agenda for producers, sustainable cement additives based on renewable materials can contribute towards reducing a plant’s carbon footprint and lowering costs. By Leslie Buzzell, Alessandro Schibuola & Riccardo Stoppa, GCP Applied Technologies, USA. GCP announces the issuance of a patent for increasing the efficiency of cement grinding by using sustainable raw materials Modern cement producers face numero...