New Green Cement CEO prepares PozzoSlag binder for prime time

Sources: Green Cement Inc., The Woodlands, Texas; CP staff  Green Cement Inc., formerly VHSC Holdings, has appointed mining, metals and finance veteran Grant Quasha as chief executive officer, tasking him with a global expansion of its near-zero carbon PozzoSlag binder technology. He succeeds John Preston, who remains chairman, and will be based in Texas, where Green Cement has headquarters near…

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Cement developer secures U.S. patent for alkaline ettringitic powder

Sources: Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies, Paris; CP staff  After nearly three years of examination, the United States Patent Office has validated the Hoffman Green Cement Technologies H-EVA patent (US 2021/0179492 A1). Promoted as an alternative to portland cement for ready mixed concrete, mortars and plaster, H-EVA encompasses flashed clay sludge, natural or synthetic (flue gas desulphurization) gypsum, plus proprietary chemical…

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