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Holcim Unveils GO4ZERO Plant in Belgium, Targeting 2 Million Tons of Net-Zero Cement Annually by 2029

Holcim has launched its state-of-the-art GO4ZERO plant in Obourg, Belgium, aiming to produce 2 million tons of net-zero cement annually by 2029. The €500 million project, celebrated in a groundbreaking ceremony attended by Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and European Commissioner for Climate Action Wopke Hoekstra, represents a significant step in advancing Europe’s decarbonization efforts. The plant will utilize over 95% alternative fuels and 30% decarbonized raw materials, significantly reducing CO2 emissions by 30% by 2027. Supported by €230 million from the EU’s Innovation Fund, this initiative is part of Holcim’s broader strategy to achieve climate neutrality by 2050. Holcim’s CEO, Miljan Gutovic, emphasized the company’s commitment to making net-zero cement and concrete a reality, highlighting the plant’s role in the company’s extensive carbon capture, utilization, and storage projects.

Find out more about Holcim’s GO4ZERO project and its commitment to sustainable construction here.

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