Air Liquide, EQIOM collaborate on €150m carbon-neutral cement plant


Industrial gases specialist Air Liquide will support the decarbonisation of a cement production plant in Lumbres, France, owned and operated by construction firm EQIOM.

Announced today (April 1st), the project – named K6 – aims to capture around 8m tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) at the plant over its first ten years of operation. 

Having been awarded €150m funding by the European Commission through its 2021 innovation fund, K6 will involve the implementation of an oxyfuel-ready kiln powered by alternative fuel. 

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