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Update on cement at COP28

The Global Cement & Concrete Association (GCCA) has been cheerleading at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai this week with the release of a progress report on the sector’s work towards reaching net zero by 2050. The headline figures are that net CO2 emissions per tonne of cementitious material fell by […]

CSX Joins Heidelberg Materials for Ribbon Cutting at Advanced Cement Facility in Indiana – CSX

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Decarbonizing cement and concrete value chains: Takeaways from Davos – McKinsey

The built environment accounts for approximately 40 percent of global CO2 emissions from fuel combustion and 25 percent of global greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions.1Tony Hansen, Focko Imhorst, Anna Moore, and Sebastian Reiter, “Glasgow COP26 2021: Decarbonizing the built environment,” McKinsey, November 11, 2021. As a part of these totals, cement production is one of the highest-emitting […]

China National Building Material to restructure Sinoma Cement shareholding

China: China National Building Material (CNBM) plans to rearrange shareholding in Sinoma Cement between its subsidiaries. On 4 December 2023, fellow CNBM subsidiary Sinoma International Engineering agreed to buy US$174m-worth of shares in Sinoma Cement. Upon completion of this, Sinoma International Engineering and New Tianshan Cement will together buy US$975m-worth of shares. Following these subscriptions, […]

Cementing your lead in the green transition – McKinsey

Decarbonizing the cement industry has never been more important. Globally, cement accounts for about 7 percent of total greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, one of the largest sectoral carbon footprints on the planet.1Sebastian Reiter, “Cement,” McKinsey Quarterly, August 1, 2022. Our research suggests that global cement production volumes will remain stable until 2050, which means the industry […]

Global Cement and Concrete Association publishes Cement Industry Net Progress Report 2023

World: The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has published its Cement Industry Net Progress Report 2023. The report highlights the work of the GCCA and its members to lower their CO₂ emissions since signing the 2050 Net Zero Roadmap in October 2021. Initiatives include carbon capture and storage, renewables and alternative materials. These strategies […]

Bruks Siwertell delivers three new road-mobile ship unloaders to cement customers in North America

North America: Sweden-based Bruks Siwertell successfully delivered three new road-mobile ship unloaders to two cement industry customers in North America, including one in Mexico, in November 2023. Both customers selected the supplier’s 10 000 S Siwertell unloaders. One of the cement producers now has four such units in operation, and the other now has one. […]

Cement Co-Processing for a Circular Industry – EURACTIV

DISCLAIMER: All opinions in this column reflect the views of the author(s), not of EURACTIV Media network. CEMBUREAU – The European Cement Association 06-11-2023 Advertiser Content An Article that an external entity has paid to place or to produce to its specifications. Includes advertorials, sponsored content, native advertising and other paid content.[Photo: CEMBUREAU]Print Email Facebook […]