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Lafarge France to host synthetic fuels project at Saint-Pierre-La … – Global Cement

France: Lafarge France has signed a memorandum of understanding with green hydrocarbons specialist Axens, utilities provider EDF and research firm IFP Energies Nouvelles for a synthetic fuel production trial. The partners will build a plant to produce kerosene using captured CO2 from a carbon capture installation at Lafarge France’s Saint-Pierre-La-Cour cement plant. The project, called […]

Portland Cement Association announces winners of 2023 Safety Innovation and Chairman's Safety Performance Awards

US: The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has announced the winners of its 2023 Safety Innovation and Chairman’s Safety Performance Awards. The Safety Innovation Award Program recognises companies that have developed innovative practices, projects and programs that improve safety at cement plants in the US. Entries are judged in five areas: innovation, ease of use and […]

An innovative and sustainable portland cement-free alternative for … – WorldOil

Need to decarbonize well construction:As decarbonization initiatives have emerged from all parts of our societies, the well construction process is not only aiming at producing oil and gas reserves, but also at the creation of carbon capture and storage (CCS), geothermal and water wells. Well construction will remain a planetwide activity for the decades to […]

Titan partners with Orcan Energy for waste heat recovery collaboration

Greece/Germany: Greece-based cement producer Titan Group and Germany-based Orcan Energy have entered a partnership to explore the development and deployment of Orcan’s innovative modular waste heat recovery (WHR) solutions across Titan’s international cement production base. Orcan’s solution converts cement process waste heat into electricity that it says can accelerate decarbonisation while reducing operational costs. As […]

Producers warn against speed of transition to concrete roads in Nigeria

Nigeria: The Cement Producers Association of Nigeria (CPAN) has warned that the federal government’s plan to introduce concrete roads will nearly double the price of cement. It also called on the administration to ‘permanently address’ perennially high cement prices in the country by encouraging greater participation in the sector. CPAN, in a statement jointly signed […]

Update on California, May 2023 – Cement industry news from Global … – Global Cement

Eagle Materials announced this week that it had completed the acquisition of Martin Marietta’s cement import business in the north of California. A key part of the deal includes the sale of a cement terminal at Stockton. No value for the transaction has been disclosed.The agreement prompts discussion for two immediate reasons. Firstly, it continues […]