Solidia Technologies Discusses Impact of Eco-friendly Systems in California

Solidia Technologies Chief Commercial Officer Bo Boylan joined environmental leaders at a meeting of The California Air Resources Board (CARB) to discuss the impact of Solidia’s eco-friendly cement and concrete systems on California, including a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions in the production of cement. Coupled with the capture of another 240 kg of carbon dioxide (CO2) during cement curing, Solidia’s processes can reduce the carbon footprint of cement and concrete in the state by 70 percent.

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Cemex Settles Stormwater Lawsuit

Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. settled a lawsuit that accused it of discharging polluted stormwater runoff from its 27-acre West Sacramento cement plant into the Sacramento River and its tributaries, reported the Sacramento Business Journal.

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Caribbean Cement to End Operating Lease

Caribbean Cement Company signed a memorandum of understanding on March 16 with its parent company, Trinidad Cement Ltd., agreeing to terminate an operating lease agreement for its plant in Kingston, Jamaica, reported The Gleaner.

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Cemex Operates Plants by Remote Control With C3 System

Cemex announced that it is the first company in the cement industry to successfully operate plants by remote control. From its central location in Monterrey, Mexico, the company’s Centro de Control Cemento (C3) system operates in real time and tracks live data of 14 cement plants, 25 kilns and 86 grinding mills in Mexico, coupled with a facility in Colombia and another in the United States.

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