Lafarge supplies first ECOPact Zero concrete in Eastern Canada
Lafarge’s Kingston ready mix plant produced and supplied the first ECOPact Zero concrete in Eastern Canada utilising ECOPlanet cement in the mix for the first time as well. As part of Holcim’s ‘Houses of Tomorrow’ project to provide innovative, near zero CO2 footprint cement-based materials around the world, this marks the next move in our drive to exhibit our developing know-how in sustainable construction around the world.The project is utilizing this industry-leading technology to provide concrete to the footing, walls, and floors of a 4-plex project in Kingston, Ontario. Lafarge’s ECOPact range of concrete products is part of the company’s obligation to building a greener Canada.The Lafarge ECOPlanet label is only used for Lafarge’s most sustainable products. The ECOPlanet material used for the House of Tomorrow project, recorded less than half the kgCO2/mt emission over a regular portland cement.