CCS project aims to clean up Sweden’s cement sector


An ambitious carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at a Swedish cement plant could help the country achieve carbon-neutral cement production in the country by 2030.

Announced yesterday, 30th May, HeidelbergCement and its Swedish subsidiary Cementa presented ‘promising’ results of a pre-feasibility study for a CCS facility at Cementa’s plant in Slite, located on the island of Gotland, Sweden.

Having recently published its new sustainability targets, HeidelbergCement emphasised the importance of carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) in achieving net zero emissions by 2050 by using amine-based capture. 

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