Holcim Releases Green Cement Range

Holcim launched a global range of green cement called ECOPlanet, which delivers at least 30% lower carbon footprint with equal to superior performance, according to the company. ECOPlanet will be distributed across 15 countries this year, starting with several in Europe, with the objective of doubling its market presence by the end of 2022 to enable low-carbon construction at scale.

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HeidelbergCement Races to Climate Neutrality

HeidelbergCement continues to drive decarbonization efforts by signing the Business Ambition for 1.5°C Commitment. Led by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in partnership with the UN Global Compact and the “We Mean Business” coalition, the initiative aims to limit global warming to 1.5°C and achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest. 

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Cement Shipments Soar in April

Total shipments of portland and blended cement, including imports, in the United States and Puerto Rico in April 2021 were an estimated 9.7 million metric tons (Mt), a 19% increase from shipments in April 2020, according to the most recent USGS Mineral Industry Survey. Shipments for the year through April totaled an estimated 31.1 Mt, a 6.8% increase from those for…

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