Holcim Makes Investment in Blue Planet Systems’ Mineralization Technology

Holcim North America of Toronto, ON has announced an investment in Blue Planet Systems Corp of Los Gatos, CA. The funds will be used to support the development and commercialization of Blue Planet’s mineralization technology. The technology sequesters carbon emissions into aggregate that can make concrete carbon-negative. Each tonne of Blue Planet’s aggregate can mineralize up […]

Cemex SAB de CV Successfully Converts Flue Gases into Carbon Nanomaterials

Cemex SAB de CV of Monterrey, Mexico has announced that it has successfully tested a process that converts flue gases emitted by a cement kiln into carbon nanomaterials, thereby transforming ‘bad’ carbon into ‘good’ carbon. The company says that due to their unique mechanical, thermal, electrical, and chemical properties, carbon nanomaterials have several applications in a […]

CalPortland Announces Conversion of Mojave Plant to Portland-Limestone Cement

CalPortland Co of Glendora, CA has announced the conversion of its Mojave cement plant in California to ADVANCEMENT HS, a blended portland-limestone cement. The plant, located in southern California, produces approximately 1.3 million tons/year of cement. The company says that by switching from ordinary portland cement to portland-limestone cement, the plant will reduce its carbon […]

Eagle Materials Off to Good Start in First Quarter

Eagle Materials Inc of Dallas, TX has reported net earnings of US$95.3 million on revenues of US$475.8 million for its fiscal 2022 first quarter, the three months ended June 30, 2021 compared with US$96.2 million on revenues of US$427.0 million in the corresponding period of 2020. The company’s growth in revenue was largely a result of […]

Lafarge Canada Signs MOU with Carbon Upcycling

Lafarge Canada Inc of Calgary, AB has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Carbon Upcycling Technologies, also of Calgary. The MOU allows for the potential integration of Carbon Upcycling’s CO2-embedded concrete additive into Lafarge operations, while exploring opportunities to expand Carbon Upcycling’s operating capacity by developing larger processing facilities. Lafarge says that Carbon […]