Holcim to Invest in Plant Upgrade

Holcim (US) Inc. has plans to invest $100 million in a modernization of its Ada, Okla., cement plant, according to The Ada News.  The company submitted an application for a permit to the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality at the beginning of the month and expects to begin upgrading its sites in Ada between October and December 2014.

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Pond Biofuels Reduces CO2 Emissions Through Algae

Pond Biofuels’ pilot plant located next to St Marys Cement Co.’s plant in St. Marys, Ontario, is taking raw smokestack gas from the cement plant and growing algae, according to Beacon News.  The company just installed their own third-generation 25,000 liter bioreactor. “We consider ourselves a carbon recycling technology. Something that allows us to reuse a byproduct from industry,” said Steve…

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