CR Minerals, Rio Tinto see the mine tailings pile for the pozzolans

Sources: CR Minerals Company LLC, Southlake, Texas; CP staff Natural pozzolans production leader CR Minerals has entered an agreement with Rio Tinto to process a new grade of concrete binder with pozzolanic properties. CR Minerals will build a processing facility at the mining giant’s US Borax operation in Boron, Calif., using mine tailings as feedstock. “We have been working with…

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LafargeHolcim on same page with mining, energy giants in call for climate agreement

Sources: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, Arlington, Va.; CP staff

The world’s top integrated cement, aggregate and concrete producer, Zurich-based LafargeHolcim, has joined peers in minerals, metals and hydrocarbons—Alcoa, BHP BillitonBP, Rio Tinto and Shell—as signatories to “In Support of a Paris Climate Agreement,” a statement the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) prepared ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in December.

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