PCA offers feds an industry decarbonization reality check

Sources: Portland Cement Association, Washington, D.C.; CP staff Federal policy is vital to accelerate deployment of technologies that can curtail industrial sector carbon dioxide emissions, Portland Cement Association contends in response to the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office’s (AMO) “Request for Information on Industrial Decarbonization Priorities.”

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Cemex, Holcim, tech giants charter procurement, supply chain coalition

Cemex S.A.B.de C.V.和Holcim AG是先行者联盟(FMC)的创始成员,与亚马逊、苹果和其他近20家大公司一起,通过采购和供应链管理实践加快早期脱碳技术的开发。FMC将在八个关键领域开展工作,其中水泥、钢铁、铝、化工、航运、航空和卡车运输占三分之一以上…

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Cemex, Holcim, tech giants charter procurement, supply chain coalition

Sources: Cemex S.A.B. de C.V., Monterrey, Mexico; Holcim AG, Zug, Switzerland; CP staff Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. and Holcim AG are founding members of the First Movers Coalition (FMC), joining Amazon, Apple and nearly two dozen other major companies to accelerate development of early-stage decarbonization technologies through procurement and supply chain management practices. FMC will work across eight key sectors,…

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国际代码委员会发起“任务代码”挑战

The International Code Council, a leading global source of model codes or standards and building safety solutions, presents its “Code on a Mission” challenge with an eye to having over a third of the U.S. population covered by the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) by the end of 2023. To make this a reality, ICC encourages the building industry…

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NRMCA joins global effort targeting net-zero carbon emissions

Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Alexandria, Va.; CP staff The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association and Build With Strength initiative have aligned with a global consortium of concrete and cement trade associations or organizations committing to a net-zero carbon dioxide emissions industry by 2050. Their action dovetails release of Global Cement and Concrete Association’s (GCCA) 2050 Cement & Concrete…

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Cement producers formally approve carbon neutrality roadmap

Sources: Portland Cement Association, Washington, D.C.; CP staff True to a timeline announced in late 2020, the Portland Cement Association has adopted a Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality, billing it as an ambitious journey to low carbon dioxide emissions across the cement and concrete value chain by 2050. The document demonstrates how the U.S. cement and concrete industry, along with parties…

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GCC schedules Montana mill’s portland-limestone cement shift

Sources: GCC of America, Denver; CP staff The GCC Trident Plant near Three Forks, Mont. will fully convert to portland-limestone cement (PLC) production early next year. With capacity upward of 350,000 tons, the 110-year-old operation can potentially lower its net carbon dioxide emissions by 25,000 tons annually, based on the blending of fine limestone at 5 percent to 15 percent…

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Lehigh Hanson seals green message in packaged PLC

资料来源:德克萨斯州欧文市利海汉森公司;CP员工EcoCemPLC波特兰石灰石水泥将于下月以重新设计的袋子抵达大箱子和建筑供应账户,袋子的图形强调了该材料的关键指标:二氧化碳排放系数比普通波特兰水泥低约10%。进化包装契合了Lehigh Hanson对减少碳足迹和…

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Key Holcim (US) mill all in on portland limestone cement

资料来源:拉法基豪瑞美国水泥公司,芝加哥;豪瑞(美国)有限公司米德洛锡安工厂是德克萨斯州混凝土材料供应链固定装置的CP员工。该工厂是该国第一家完全转变为波特兰石灰石水泥(PLC)生产的水泥厂,其中5%至15%体积的细石灰石用熟料磨碎。成品粘合剂的性能与普通粘合剂相当…

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美国环保署‘Clean Trucks Plan’ nixes NOx, embraces zero emissions models

Sources: Environmental Protection Agency; CP staff The Environmental Protection Agency plans a 2022-24 release of rulemakings to extend the sharp reduction of heavy-duty truck emissions realized from the 2010 measure that standardized diesel particulate filter, selective catalytic reduction, and related exhaust treatment system components in on- and on/off-highway fleets.

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