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Ecocem Environmentally Friendly Cement

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Ecocem Environmentally Friendly Cement

  1. 1. September 2009 Ecocem Ireland Ltd
  2. 2. <ul><li>Long term agreement with partner companies for supplying high quality GBS </li></ul><ul><li>Can supply the Irish market with over 350,000 tonnes from Dublin </li></ul><ul><li>Provide technical back up to specifiers and concrete manufactures </li></ul>
  3. 3. Steel Manufacture Water to make GBS GBS Grind to make GGBS Store GGBS for distribution
  4. 4. <ul><li>GGBS cement, and OPC </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>50% GGBS </li></ul><ul><li>50% OPC for durability </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>50%/70% GGBS </li></ul><ul><li>50%/30% OPC </li></ul><ul><li>Durability </li></ul><ul><li>Architectural, </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental </li></ul><ul><li>Strength </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo Irish Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Convention Centre Dublin </li></ul><ul><li>Cork Civic Offices </li></ul><ul><li>Aviva Stadium, Dublin </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Properties & Advantages of using GGBS </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Stronger </li></ul><ul><li>Longer life </li></ul><ul><li>Less cracking </li></ul><ul><li>Increased resistances to: </li></ul><ul><li>Acid Attack </li></ul><ul><li>Chloride (salt) attack </li></ul><ul><li>Sulphate (brown field site) attack </li></ul><ul><li>To fire </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Cork Civic Offices </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Aviva Stadium, Dublin </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Father Collins Park, Dublin </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Environmental Advantages of using GGBS </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>A rise of 1 metre in ocean levels will displace 35 Million people in Bangladesh. </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict in Darfur is directly linked to Climate Change </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Cement manufacture: </li></ul><ul><li>Significant source of industrial CO 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Releases harmful pollutants </li></ul><ul><li>Significant energy user </li></ul><ul><li>Depletes natural resources </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>CO 2 emissions for Ecocem GGBS and cement production </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Environmental savings example </li></ul><ul><li>What is the impact of replacing 50% of cement with GGBS in an average size shopping centre, using 5,000m 3 of concrete? </li></ul><ul><li>See calculator on: </li></ul><ul><li>www.lowcarbonconcrete.ie </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Albedo Effect – measure of solar reflectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete pavement v’s macadam pavement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For every 15m 2 of Ecocem concrete surface the increased solar reflectivity will save 1 tonne of CO 2 every year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A 100m 2 paved area to a house makes the same contribution as leaving your car at home for 2 years </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Sustainable development is &quot;development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Recycled by-product – No new raw materials used </li></ul><ul><li>Durability – Longer life span </li></ul><ul><li>Significantly Lowers CO 2 Emissions in construction </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces global warming throughout its entire life </li></ul>The most sustainable building material in the world.......
  19. 20. <ul><li>The world’s first Carbon Neutral Building Material launched in 2007 in partnership with the biggest names in the Irish Construction Industry: </li></ul><ul><li>Treasury Holdings </li></ul><ul><li>Pierse </li></ul><ul><li>Durkan Group </li></ul><ul><li>McNamara </li></ul><ul><li>JJ Rhatigan </li></ul><ul><li>Details on all prestigious projects can be found on </li></ul><ul><li>www.carbonneutralconcrete.ie </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Best durability (longer life) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce lifetime maintenance cost </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Best sustainable material </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fight climate change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrates commitment to a sustainable agenda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create positive PR </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Best Architectural </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce cost to achieve desired finish </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Best value for money </li></ul>Bringing it all together:
  21. 22. <ul><li>Fair treatment under the EU ETS scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Green Purchasing </li></ul>
  22. 23. Cathleen Falls Bridge 2006 ICS, Design and Construction Awards
  23. 24. <ul><li>Sleeping Giant </li></ul><ul><li>2007 ICS, Design and Construction Award </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>Sean O’Casey Building Dublin </li></ul>2008 ICS, Design and Construction Award

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