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PCA - Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality by 2050

A more sustainable world is Shaped by Concrete.

Long before smart phones, GPS, turn-by-turn voice directions, and self-driving cars, there was the ubiquitous roadmap. It was more than just a table of distances between cities with a roadway network laid on a geographic map. It turned a dream into a destination. …


Fortera expands into the European market and welcomes new President of Europe

Fortera announces the appointment of Thierry Legrand as President of Fortera’s European region. The addition of a President in Europe is the first step in creating a broader presence allowing for Fortera’s carbon reducing cement to be deployed on a global scale. 

Europe has set ambitious goals to reduce carbon emissions


Calcium Carbonate Cement: A Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Technique

Anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) is contributing to the rising atmospheric CO2 concentration, which is widely considered to be a leading contributing factor for the greenhouse effect, ocean acidification, and global climate change [1]. While efforts are being made to reduce CO2 emissions, global anthropogenic CO2 emissions are projected …


Fortera Appoints Eric Olsen and Jim Messina to Board of Directors

Fortera is excited to announce the appointment of Eric Olsen, a former cement industry executive, and Jim Messina, a political strategist, to Fortera’s Board of Directors. Fortera is a Silicon Valley-based Materials Technology Company that has developed a new cementitious material that provides significant economic savings compared to …


Fortera closes Series B funding round, co-led by Temasek and Khosla Ventures, marking the commercialization phase of its next generation cement

Fortera is pleased to announce the closing of its $30 million Series B round, initiating the commercialization phase of its next generation low CO2 cement. The round was co-led by Temasek and Khosla Ventures, investors dedicated to accelerating efforts to achieve …


Lehigh Hanson and Fortera Work Together to Economically Reduce CO₂ Emissions

Lehigh Hanson, Inc., a leading supplier of construction materials in North America and a subsidiary of HeidelbergCement Group and Fortera, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based Materials Technology Company, are pleased to announce their collaboration to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from portland cement production …


A Few Critical Climate Technology Breakthroughs Multiplied by “Instigators” is Desperately Needed

A few Critical Climate Technology Breakthroughs Multiplied by “Instigators” is desperately needed 12–15 entrepreneurs, driven by entrepreneurial energy and passion for a vision, and a little bit of luck, could change the climate crisis into societal transformation …


Heidelberg Pioneers New Cement

HeidelbergCement’s US subsidiary Lehigh Hanson and Silicon Valley-based materials technology company Fortera have announced a collaboration to implement a new type of carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) technology in a pilot installation at Lehigh’s Redding California cement facility, with an expected 60% reduction in CO2 emissions …



Fortera’s ReCarb™ Process

Fortera Small Plant

Fortera and Lehigh Redding Collaboration

Low CO₂ Cement Inspired By Nature