Manufacturing

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image of a cement plant with a large vacuum cleaner labeled "CCS" hovering over it

Cement Is One Of Few Industries Where Carbon Capture May Be Competitive In Niches

As concrete month draws nearer to a close, it’s time to look at an option not previously explored, continuing to use limestone but bolting on carbon capture and paying for waste disposal in permanent sequestration sites. After fifteen years of assessing carbon capture technologies, pilots and proposals, this is one … [continued]

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image of a bauxite refinery with a red mud pond and a cement plant beside it

Just When I Thought I Was Done With Cement Replacements, A Look At Geopolymers

One of the many people who have suggested I look at something in the space of cement and concrete decarbonization suggested red mud. All I knew was that it had something to do with aluminum, and hence I thought it would be another metal slag supplement to cement. You know … [continued]

ABB Investment in EV Charger Manufacturing Will Help Drive US Adoption

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act both make transformational investments in the electrification of America’s transportation system, including personal vehicles, school buses, transit buses, commercial fleets and the building of a national network of public chargers.  These investments are key to achieving the vehicle electrification targets set by … [continued]