Cemex’s European cement plants utilising ‘groundbreaking’ hydrogen technology

Groundbreaking hydrogen technology has been successfully introduced in all of Cemex’s European cement plants, the cement producer confirmed this week.

With an estimated $40m investment programme, Cemex said it is moving quickly to extend this technology to the rest of its operations around the world, including Mexico, the US, South and Central America, and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia.

Cemex executed initial trials of this innovative technology at its Alicante, Spain cement plant in July 2019 and quickly confirmed its potential as a lever to significantly reduce CO2 emissions.

The technology was installed in 2020 in all cement plants in Europe. In 2021, Cemex said it will roll this out to substantially all its global operations.

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