Primary Technology Area: Circular Economy

  • CO2 Utilization in Concrete: A new circular economy model

    CarbonCure’s technology is currently providing both economic and environmental benefits to Alberta’s construction industry at a dozen concrete plants. In the final phase of the Grand Challenge, CarbonCure will broaden its suite of carbon utilization technologies to offer a complete solution across the cement, concrete, and construction industry. With broad market adoption, the technology portfolio […]

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  • Landfill Fly Ash Beneficiation

    Lafarge Canada Inc. is proposing to build a facility that will beneficiate landfilled fly ash in Alberta. Fly ash is a fine powder that is a by-product of burning coal in electric generation power plants. This by-product is used extensively in the concrete industry as a replacement for cement in the concrete mixture due to […]

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  • Calgary Aggregate Recycling Soil Reuse Facility Expansion

    With the support from Emissions Reduction Alberta, Calgary Aggregate Recycling Inc. (CAR), an Indigenous-owned company, will construct Canada’s first C&D Waste Recycling Plant opening in summer2022. The C&D Waste Recycling Plant’s world-class technology will enable CAR to maximize recycling and minimize environmental impact, while bringing cost competitive aggregate and waste-to-value products into the Alberta market. […]

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  • Genesee Carbon Conversion Centre (Phase 1)

    Capital Power creates responsible electricity solutions to power communities, business and critical services across Canada and the United States – we’re passionate about innovation, reducing emissions and positioning our business to support a reliable and affordable, low-carbon energy system. Our Genesee Generating Station (Genesee) is a hub of innovation and launchpad for key initiatives – […]

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  • Bio-sourced asphalt from the Canadian forest industry

    FPInnovations is developing a lignin-modified asphalt formulation suitable for the Canadian paving industry.  For this project, the company plans to produce a lignin-modified hot mix asphalt that meets all performance requirements of road owners and asphalt producers. The process would reduce GHG emissions by replacing some of the non-renewable, fossil-based bitumen with renewable, bio-sourced lignin in asphalt production. […]

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  • Brewery GHG reduction first-of-kind commercialization project

    Blindman Brewing is partnering with Earthly Labs to adopt their CO2 capture and reuse technology in its brewing process in collaboration with Olds College and the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute. CO2 that is free from oxygen and nitrogen is captured from the fermentation process and sent to a foam trap where most of the liquid […]

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  • Lacombe Biorefinery

    Through its Lacombe Biorefinery project, BioRefinex aims to commercialize patented thermal hydrolysis technology that transforms animal waste into organic fertilizer and feedstock for renewable natural gas (RNG) production. BioRefinex aims to deploy this technology via completion of engineering design, construction, and operation of a $46 million biorefinery. The Lacombe Biorefinery facility will be located in […]

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  • Transformation of CO2 to Valuable Carbon Nanotube Composites

    Carbon Corp’s technology transforms CO2 into carbon nanotubes (CNT). CNTs have widespread use with applications in concrete, graphene, construction material, batteries, consumer electronics, wind turbines, aircrafts, automobiles, and more. Carbon Corp is operating a pilot plant in Calgary at the ACCTC to validate the technology at commercial scale. Edmonton-based Capital Power, an investor in CARBON […]

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  • Carbon Nanoplatelet Production from Exhaust CO2 Emissions

    Carbon Upcycling Technologies uses CO2 emissions to create nanoparticles that enhance everyday materials like concrete, plastics, and batteries. The Calgary-based start-up has identified over 10 different applications across various market sectors. They are one of four Canadian companies in the finals of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, establishing them as one of the top carbon […]

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  • Demonstration of CVW Sustainable Technology at Canadian Natural Horizon

    The project aims to remediate oil sands froth treatment tailings at Canadian Natural’s Horizon Oil Sands site. Titanium’s technology has the potential to create new economic opportunities by recovering highvalue minerals contained in this tailings stream.

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