Skip to main content
menu
nouveau liant zéro carbone Vicat / new carbon-zero binder
copyright
Vicat

Vicat develops first carbon-zero binder

12 January 2022

Vicat’s DECA low-carbon range has been enriched by the addition of the first carbon-negative binder that can be used to produce very-low-carbon concrete. This innovation highlights the Group’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality on its full value chain by 2050.

image
mur liant carbo-négatif
copyright
Vicat

To meet the demands of France’s RE2020 environmental regulations for new construction, Vicat has developed a binder that matches all the inherent properties and applications of a conventional cement yet has a negative carbon footprint, i.e. a net emissions level of less than 0 kg eq CO2/t.

This ‘carbon-sink’ binder made from a bio-based material is fully in line with the Group’s strategy for meeting the carbon-footprint reductions that regulations require for construction.

The new binder, whose environmental information modules have been verified, achieves the following net CO2 emission levels:

  • -15 kg eq CO2/t for binder 0133H, whose performance is close to that of a 42.5R cement;
  • -310 kg eq CO2/t for binder 2402H, whose performance is close to that of a 32.5R cement.

Several demonstrators will be presented in the spring of 2022, when the product is released.

The first projects using the binder will be able to start in 2022, once the ATEx experimental technique assessment has been issued.

Portrait GS
Marie-Eve Brouet
Vicat has thus confirmed its determination to be a proactive stakeholder by innovating to build the world of today and tomorrow. The development of this binder will put businesses in the sector on the right course for carbon neutrality.
Guy Sidos, Chairman and CEO, Vicat group

Download the press release (French)

Communiqué de presse : liant zéro carbone
Download the file (1.7Mo)

Our news

Find all the news

Image

30/04/2024

2024 Consolidated first quarter sales presentation

abstract teaser

Vicat presents today at 3pm CET its 2024 consolidated first quarter sales

Image

29/04/2024

Vicat Q1 2024 Sales

abstract teaser

Vicat Group has today published its first quarter 2024 Sales

Image

15/04/2024

Conference call invitation Vicat 2024 first quarter sales

abstract teaser

You are invited to participate to a conference call, Tuesday April 30, 2024 at 3:00 pm CET, chaired by Mr. Hugues CHOMEL, Deputy CEO and Chief Financial Officer of the Vicat Group, who will present the 2024 first quarter sales.

To participate to the conference call, please reply by April 23, 2024 with the coupon attached in the invitation.

Image

12/04/2024

Annual General Meeting 2024

abstract teaser

Vicat Annual Shareholders’ Meeting was held today under the chairmanship of Guy Sidos, Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO.