Holcim, Eni use ‘breakthrough’ CCUS tech for green cement


Sustainable building solutions company Holcim has partnered with energy expert Eni to repurpose carbon dioxide (CO2) captured from Holcim’s operations into its green cement.

The partners are working together to examine the storage potential of a widely available mineral called olivine which, when loaded with CO2, could be used as a low emission raw material used in Holcim’s green cement. 

This olivine-based green cement could help decarbonise the notoriously hard-to-abate construction sector in addition to boosting the partners’ net zero ambitions. 

Monica Spada, Head of Research & Technological Innovation, Eni, stated that innovation and technological development are the ‘strategic keys’ to tackling the challenge presented by the energy transition. 

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