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Carbon8 Systems deployed its CO₂ntainer to Vicat Group’s cement

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In 2020 Carbon8 Systems deployed its first commercial CO₂ntainer to Vicat Group’s cement plant in Monatalieu, France.

CO₂ntainer for Vicat Group

The global cement industry is responsible for 8% of global emissions and is facing increasing pressure to accelerate its decarbonisation efforts. Vicat has committed to reducing its CO₂ emissions by 2030 and is targeting climate neutrality by 2050. As part of its sustainability goals, the company started working with the UK-based Carbon8 Systems.

Carbon8 Systems invented and patented a process to help the decarbonisation of heavy industries like cement and steel production, as well as Energy from Waste, and at the same time utilising and converting industrial residues into products for the construction industry. The award-winning technology captures carbon directly from the source and uses it to treat industrial residues such as cement bypass dust (CBD) from the cement industry.

Dr Laury Barnes-Davis, Scientific Director at Vicat calls it an attractive “two-part technology proposition: capturing the CO₂ that Montalieu emits and using it to produce an aggregate that can be marketed to industry”.

Carbon8 Systems and Vicat are showing that the cement industry’s future has started today; carbon capture and utilisation solutions are ready to help the sector decarbonise and transition to a circular economy.

Read the full article here: https://c8s.co.uk/carbon8-systems-to-deploy-its-pioneering-technology-at-vicat-group-cement-company-in-france/

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CO2 Smart Use halts its activities

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In 2016, we joined forces with 26 partners to create a CO2 Smart Grid. CO2 Smart Grid was the predecessor of the CO2 Smart Use platform. Together with our partners, we carried out a thorough feasibility study on the prospects of a smart grid distributing CO2 in the western part of the Netherlands.

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LOOKING FOR CASES – CCU HACKATHON

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On November 4th, we are organizing a hackathon on CCU. More specifically, we will explore the world of building materials that capture CO2 and store it permanently. The reason for organizing this hackathon is creating awareness of and knowledge about these solutions, that can help us achieve our public and private goals on CO2 reduction.

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The CO2 Smart Use website aims to connect all parties involved in CCU in the Netherlands, whether they are national or international players. We are therefore looking for all businesses in the Netherlands who already work on CCU, what they do, and who they’d like to get into contact with. What do you have to offer for the Dutch context?

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Mark can tell you all about the CCU network and would love to help you connect with other parties in the CCU industry!

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