FLSmidth, Carbon8 Systems to accelerate carbon capture for the cement industry


Sustainable solutions supplier FLSmidth and Carbon8 Systems have joined forces to decarbonise the global cement industry with carbon capture technologies.

Signing a global commercial partnership today (21st June), the duo said it will utilise FLSmidth’s global network to extend the reach of Carbon8’s carbon capture and utilisation solution.

Already adopted at a VICAT cement plant in France, Carbon8’s technology takes CO2 directly from process gasses and combines it with bypass dust from the production to manufacture a lightweight aggregate which can be used in construction.

Commenting on the plans for the new partnership, Carsten Riisberg Lund, Cement President for FLSmidth, said, “The cement industry is pursuing every possible solution to reduce its environmental footprint. Carbon capture and utilisation is one such technology, with a massive potential, that has reached commercial maturity in recent years.”

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