Electric Cement Production: The Technologies

Electrification Is Increasingly Being Mentioned In Discussions Around The Decarbonization Of Cement. By Jonathan Rowland Electrification of process heat is still very much in the nascent stages of development in the cement industry. It’s not without interest, however. According to the experts at the European Cement Research Academy (ECRA), electrification of cement production “appears promising.” Researchers Sebastian Quevedo Parra and…

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GCCA Touts On-Demand Environmental Product Declarations


The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) and consultants WAP Sustainability have taken a major step toward greener construction for the industry, with the launch of on-demand Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for concrete producers in North America. The new EPD on-demand service will enable producers to quickly, accurately and cost effectively produce verified EPDs of their products. EPDs are becoming…

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Mitchell Milestone

Nestled In Limestone-Rich Indiana, A New Flagship Plant Leaves No Doubt That Heidelberg Materials North America Is All In On Negating Carbon Dioxide Emissions. By Don Marsh On a scale of new clinker capacity – and environmental metrics tuned to carbon-minded market and regulator sentiments – no North American and few cement plants globally will match Heidelberg Materials’ rebuilt Mitchell,…

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