Each year, the United Nations convenes a Conference of the Parties (COP) to discuss climate change within the framework of the UNFCCC. The first COP convened in 1995 in Berlin, Germany; since then, COP has occurred each year, hosted by a regional group. COP28 convened from 30 November to 12 December 2023 in Dubai, UAE….

Reducing embodied carbon in the built environment does not require any compromise on performance, says the company’s CEO Montreal, December 20, 2023 – CarbiCrete, a leading firm in the decarbonization of concrete, announced today that it has received third-party validation that the products generated through its technology meet or exceed ASTM C90 performance requirements for…

CarbiCrete’s carbon-negative process for making concrete avoids emissions while removing carbon from the atmosphere Montreal, December 14, 2023 – CarbiCrete and hardscape manufacturer Patio Drummond announced today that they are doubling production of cement free, carbon-negative concrete blocks manufactured at Patio Drummond’s plant in Drummondville, Quebec. CarbiCrete’s carbon-negative process for the production of concrete masonry…

As circularity becomes one of the key tenets of sustainability practices, incorporating waste valorization into industrial activities is becoming more important than ever. CarbiCrete’s innovative technology uses steel slag, an industrial byproduct, and CO2 to transform the concrete manufacturing process. But what is steel slag, CarbiCrete’s not-so-secret ingredient? Let’s take a deep dive into the…

The Montreal-based company’s technology reduces embodied carbon in concrete through emissions avoidance and carbon removal Montreal, December 7, 2023 – CarbiCrete announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Lafarge Canada, a leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, for the processing of steel slag, the key material in its carbon-negative concrete block…

The industry veteran brings over 20 years of experience in concrete innovation to the CarbiCrete team. Montreal, November 30, 2023 – CarbiCrete announced today the hiring of the newest member of its management team, as Ian Havill joins the company as Director of Customer Product Application. Havill will oversee key aspects of CarbiCrete’s innovation strategy, including…

The global built environment is rapidly expanding, but outdated production methods threaten to dampen this growth through generating massive amounts of harmful greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In response to the carbon impact of cement—nearly 8% of the global annual total—low-carbon concrete offerings have been introduced around the world. Within the low-carbon concrete space, supplementary cementitious…

The Canadian company has developed a cement-free process for concrete production with a verified emissions reduction of over 100%. Montreal, November 20, 2023 – CarbiCrete announced today that Enviro-access, a Canadian leader in the quantification of environmental impacts, has completed an environmental benefits report validating that CarbiCrete’s concrete block manufacturing process can eliminate more than…

The project has led to the fully-automated production of the first commercially-available carbon-negative concrete blocks in Canada. Montreal, November 9, 2023 – CarbiCrete has announced the successful completion of its $8 million project to optimize CarbiCrete’s cement-free concrete manufacturing process at a concrete plant in Quebec.   NGen – Canada’s Global Innovation Cluster for Advanced Manufacturing–…

According to the United Nations, the world is projected to construct 2.3 trillion square meters of new buildings by 2060; that’s the equivalent of adding an entire New York City to the planet every 34 days for the next 40 years. In the global fight against climate change, emissions from construction—nearly 40% of total global…

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