Cemex launches eco-friendly cement

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Cemex launches eco-friendly cement

Interested in some eco-friendly cement?

Well Cemex/Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL group) has launched its new Vertua Eco Cement.

TCL general manager Guillermo Rojo, speaking during the recent launch, said the company prioritised the environmental sustainability of its products as it seeks to help reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

He said, “Vertua net-zero CO2 concrete is made possible by an innovative solution created by our research and development (R&D) centre. The end result is a cutting-edge material that reduces the carbon footprint by up to 70 per cent. The remaining 30 per cent footprint is neutralised through off-site efforts.”

“We want to be an agent of change to limit global warming to below 1.5 degrees Celsius and ensure compliance with the UN sustainable development goals.”

He said the net-zero CO2 concrete, Vertua, is already available in markets around the world and his company hoped to promote it Trinidad and Tobago as well.

“We are focused on building a better future with concrete, an indispensable construction component. In fact, it is the second most consumed material on the planet (second only to water) in part because it is cost effective, versatile, and generally made from local materials.”