The company has launched a comprehensive biodiversity report, its Natural Assets Action Plans (NAAP), which was completed by Ulster Wildlife in partnership with the Mannok Environmental Team.
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The sustainability profile of the floor solution is driven by its smart design, using 50% less materials, its green concrete with Holcim’s ECOPact Plus offering a 33% lower carbon footprint and its circularity profile using Holcim’s green cement with 20% recycled construction and demolition waste inside.
The targets are a key component of Future in Action, CEMEX’s programme focused on developing low-carbon products, solutions, and processes to transition to a net-zero carbon company by 2050.
The CSTB has been accompanying Hoffmann Green Cement since 2017 by assessing the performance, durability and safety of its low-carbon cements.
The company has announced that as part of its growth strategy, it has signed an agreement to expand its presence in the regions of Madrid and the Balearic Islands.
The company has pushed its portfolio optimisation programme and has signed agreements to sell its regional aggregates and ready-mixed concrete businesses in the regions of Catalonia, Madrid, and Asturias as well as its ready-mixed concrete business on the Balearic Islands to different buyers.
As part of its ‘Future In Action’ Climate Action Strategy commitment to deliver net-zero CO2 concrete to all customers by 2050, CEMEX has highlighted a selection of specialist renovation products that support the retrofit agenda and are suited to a diverse selection of applications and environments.
Holcim's cement factory in Koromacno has received the financial support of HRK 3.3 million for the production of low-carbon types of cement.
Tarmac’s Tunstead Quarry near Buxton in Derbyshire recently welcomed High Peak MP Robert Largan to the site.
The company has closed the acquisition of the Utelite Corporation in Coalville as well as an agreement to buy Polcalc in Poland.
A UK cement kiln has successfully been operated using a net zero fuel as part of a world first demonstration using hydrogen technology.
HeidelbergCement has signed an agreement to make a minority investment to acquire 45% in Command Alkon. Thoma Bravo will retain the majority ownership of Command Alkon.
Low carbon cement company Ecocem has announced the appointment of Paul Roos as Ecocem Benelux Managing Director and Joris Schoon as Technical Developer.
On 16 September 2021, in the presence of representatives of the local government and public institutions, the foundation stone was ceremonially laid, which symbolically began the construction of a modern rotary kiln for burning clinker.
Regen GGBS (ground granulated blastfurnace slag) – a replacement product for some of the normal Portland cement (PC) content in concrete – can significantly reduce the environmental impact of a project as it cuts the CO2 emissions associated with concrete while helping to conserve natural resources for future generations.