Lafarge Supplies First ECOPact Zero Concrete in Eastern Canada

The Lafarge Kingston, Ontario, plant produced and delivered the first ECOPact Zero concrete in Eastern Canada in late July. The milestone also marked the first time utilizing ECOPlanet cement in the mix. As part of Holcim’s “Houses of Tomorrow” initiative, which aims to provide innovative cement-based materials with a near-zero carbon footprint, Lafarge is donating the ECOPact Zero concrete for…

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California Senate Passes Bill Targeting Industry Emissions

The California Senate approved a bill that seeks to slash the carbon footprint of state’s cement plants. The legislation directs the Air Resources Board (ARB) to develop a comprehensive strategy to achieve carbon neutrality in the cement industry no later than 2045 and to establish interim targets for reducing cement’s greenhouse gas intensity.

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Lehigh Cement Launches EcoCem PLUS at Edmonton Plant

Lehigh Hanson is extending its recently launched, carbon-wise EcoCem portland limestone cement series with EcoCem PLUS, milled at its Edmonton plant in Alberta, Canada, and available in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The product provides strength and durability while significantly reducing the carbon footprint in concrete.

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