FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 11, 2023 – Calgary, Canada and Vancouver, Canada: EnviCore Inc. (“EnviCore”) and Eco-Agg Concrete Recycling Ltd. (“Eco-Agg”) are delighted to announce their groundbreaking collaboration aimed at revolutionizing concrete waste management and creating low-carbon cementitious materials. This partnership marks a significant milestone in advancing sustainable construction practices and waste reduction.
Concrete waste has long posed challenges in terms of generation and disposal, but EnviCore and Eco-Agg are determined to address this issue through the scaling-up of innovative technologies and sustainable approaches.
The collaboration will harness EnviCore's cutting-edge minerals repurposing technology, which integrates advanced chemical processes and resource recovery techniques, with Eco-Agg's expertise in concrete recycling and sustainable construction solutions. Together, they will transform the handling of concrete waste, minimizing its environmental impact and unlocking opportunities for resource utilization.
The primary focus of this joint effort is the conversion of concrete waste into high-quality cementitious materials suitable for various construction applications, acting as partial replacements for traditional cement. By repurposing waste into valuable resources, the collaboration aims to significantly reduce the reliance on conventional cement production methods, known for their substantial environmental implications.
"We are thrilled to partner with Eco-Agg on this transformative project. By combining EnviCore's advanced minerals' transformation technology with Eco-Agg's sustainable concrete solutions, we are confident in our ability to revolutionize concrete waste management and mitigate the construction sector's carbon footprint," said Shahrukh Shamim, CEO of EnviCore. "Our joint efforts will not only reduce the environmental impact but also contribute to a more circular and sustainable future. We look forward to making a substantial contribution to preserving natural resources and mitigating climate change."
Connor Reid, General Manager of Eco-Agg, added, "At Eco-Agg, we have always been committed to sustainable practices and innovative concrete waste management solutions. This collaboration with EnviCore provides an exciting opportunity to amplify our impact and further advance the circular economy in the construction industry. By transforming concrete waste into high-quality cementitious materials, we can reduce the demand for traditional cement production while promoting resource efficiency and environmental stewardship. We are proud to join forces with EnviCore and lead the way in sustainable concrete solutions."
“Alberta Innovates is pleased to support the EnviCore team through our Voucher and Commercialization Associate programs in furthering the development and commercialization of their resource recovery technologies to repurpose concrete waste into low-carbon supplementary cementitious materials.
Our purpose is to help clients bring their ideas and innovations to market faster to solve today’s challenges and create a healthier and more prosperous future for Alberta and the world”, said Stephan Zuberec, Technology Development Advisor- Alberta Innovates.
Both EnviCore and Eco-Agg are enthusiastic about the potential impact of this collaboration. By combining their expertise, technologies, and shared commitment to sustainability, they aim to drive significant progress in revolutionizing concrete waste management practices within the construction industry.
About EnviCore Inc.
EnviCore is a Calgary, Alberta-based growing technology company offering innovative and sustainable by-product treatment solutions with superior performance, efficiency, and valuable repurposing. Providing a low-cost and environmentally friendly alternative, changing the adverse narrative associated with industrial waste materials. EnviCore's technology is based on a transformational approach to converting a diverse set of mineral feedstocks into SCMs at low temperatures. The technology involves processing multiple types of mineral feed at low temperatures to achieve activation and successful partial replacement of cement in a concrete mix without sacrificing its early strength.
For additional information on EnviCore, please visit the Company’s website at www.envicoreinc.com
About Eco-Agg Concrete Recycling Ltd.:
Eco-Agg Concrete Recycling Ltd. is a reputable provider of sustainable concrete solutions, specializing in the recycling of concrete waste and the production of high-quality recycled concrete aggregates. With a focus on environmental responsibility, Eco-Agg aims to reshape the construction industry through innovative recycling practices and the development of sustainable construction materials.
For additional information on Eco-Agg, please visit the Company’s website at www.recycleconcrete.ca
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This press release contains certain “forward-looking statements”. All statements, other than statements of historical fact that address activities, events or developments that Eco-Agg and EnviCore believe, expect or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements reflect the current expectations or beliefs of Eco-Agg and EnviCore based on information currently available. Such forward-looking statements include statements relating to the development of the technology for concrete waste repurposing, the potential of the technology to transform concrete waste into supplementary cementitious materials, the ability of the technology to meet environmental and safety requirements, and the potential for the technology to create value for stakeholders. Forward-looking statements are subject to significant risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements, and even if such actual results are realized or substantially realized, there can be no assurance that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects on Eco-Agg and EnviCore.
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