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ASTEC partners with CarbonCure to offer sustainable solution for concrete production

A CarbonCure tank valve box
The collaboration is a step forward for ASTEC as the company strengthens its commitment to sustainability under its OneASTEC business model.

ASTEC has entered a strategic partnership with CarbonCure Technologies whose product enables concrete producers to reduce their carbon footprint without sacrificing its quality and strength. 

The interest in low carbon concrete is increasing due to government regulations and incentives, requirements for green building certifications, and corporate sustainability initiatives. ASTEC has rights as CarbonCure's exclusive channel partner in the U.S. and Canada to offer its technology to customers looking for sustainable building solutions.

Because the building and construction sector is responsible for 40 percent of global carbon emissions, environmental experts recommend carbon dioxide emissions be reduced in the built environment to positively impact global warming. Concrete has a large carbon footprint due to cement production.

CarbonCure's technology easily integrates within ASTEC's new and existing ready-mix concrete plants. Their equipment reduces embodied carbon by injecting CO2 during the batching process, sequestering it within the concrete. Additionally, the CO2 creates a chemical reaction resulting in a strong, high-performing concrete while utilizing less cement. According to CarbonCure's test data, the concrete made with its technology maintains the same quality and benefits as traditional concrete mix designs.

Company info

1725 Shepherd Road
Chattanooga, TN
US, 37421

Website:
astecindustries.com

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42 Payzant Ave
Dartmouth, NS
CA, B3B 1Z6

Website:
carboncure.com

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