The company aims to build on its 2021 accomplishments anchored on innovation and sustainability to further drive business performance and support the country’s progress.
Holcim is partnering with the German startup Magment to improve its magnetisable concrete technology for road surfaces, enabling electric vehicles to recharge wirelessly while in motion.
The company’s ECOPlanet T90 is a specialised engineered blend of cementitious and other construction materials that allows for a more efficient and cost-effective solution for backfilling underground mines.
For the second year in a row, Holcim has been ranked as a global climate leader on CDP’s ‘A List’ for tackling climate change and A- for water security.
The company has announced Africa’s largest 3D-printed affordable housing project in Kenya, developed by its joint venture 14Trees in partnership with CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution.
The sale of Holcim’s business in Zambia follows the divestment of the Indian Ocean cluster, which was closed at the end of October 2021.
Delivering high performance and design freedom in a sustainable way, DYNAMax is suitable for a broad range of applications, from complex infrastructure to high-rise buildings.
The company is supporting Beton, the first Swiss exhibition dedicated to the history of concrete, which has recently opened at the S AM Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel and is on display until 24 April 2022.
The multi-year project directly combats environmental challenges through innovative recovery and recycling that will significantly reduce ash pond landfills and consumption of virgin raw materials in cement manufacturing.
The company has set industry first 2050 net-zero targets, validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), building on its 2030 commitments approved in September 2020.