NEWS COMMENTARY

LafargeHolcim ramps up and extended its partnership with Solidia Technologies until 2025

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May 26, 2020
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by Drishti Masand and Runeel Daliah
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As one of the world's largest cement producers, LafargeHolcim's backing since 2013 has been a boon for Solidia. While this renewal is a further stamp of approval from LafargeHolcim, Solidia has yet to progress past the pilot stage. The lack of apparent commercial progress is not yet a red flag, but the company will soon have to validate its technology at the commercial scale if it seeks to retain its leadership position in the industry. With growing pressure for decarbonization in the cement industry, companies developing near-term solutions, such as CarbonCure Technologies, are more likely to become industry leaders.

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