Investors commit $10M to mineralized aggregate developer Blue Planet

A $10 million funding round positions Blue Planet Systems Corp. to advance a carbon capture and utilization system netting fine to coarse, concrete-grade synthetic limestone. The Los Gatos, Calif., company is approaching commercialization of a process that converts diluted carbon dioxide from fossil fuel-powered electricity generating stations, cement or steel mills, and petroleum refineries to carbonate for mineralization into calcium…

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Mineralized aggregate developer Blue Planet secures $10M commitment

Sources: Blue Planet Systems Corp., Los Gatos, Calif.; CP staff A $10 million funding round positions Blue Planet to advance a carbon capture and utilization system netting concrete-grade synthetic limestone. The Silicon Valley company is approaching commercialization of a process that converts diluted carbon dioxide from fossil fuel-powered electricity generating stations, cement or steel mills, and petroleum refineries to carbonate…

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Partnership scales up carbon dioxide-mineralizing aggregate production

Sources: Kamine Development Corp., Bedminster, N.J.; CP staff

Blue Planet and utility infrastructure specialist Kamine Development have teamed to deploy the former company’s mineralization technology for converting power plant carbon dioxide emissions to a concrete-grade, synthetic limestone. The net CO2-sequestration effect has to potential to offset emissions associated with portland cement production and render a concrete mix designed with the synthetic limestone as carbon neutral or negative. 

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