Argos is a multinational cement and concrete manufacturer headquartered in Colombia, produced the concrete mix with CarbonCure’s carbon dioxide recycling technology at its Cumming, Georgia ready mixed concrete plant in early January. The leading manufacturer has been incorporating the CarbonCure technology into certain concrete mixes for several weeks and continues to undertake extensive industrial scale testing at its technical center.
“Argos prides itself on displaying leadership in both sustainability and innovation,” says Godwin Amekuedi, Senior Director of Innovation at Argos USA and recipient of The Concrete Producer’s 2010 Influencers designation. “We are excited about the potential the CarbonCure technology brings to improve the sustainability and strength of our products.”
Bill Wagner, Vice President of Ready Mix Southeast Zone at Argos USA, concurs. “As the concrete industry continues to shift towards sustainability, we’re excited to lead this initiative and offer products made with CarbonCure’s technology to our customers.”
Cementos Argos S.A. (OTCMKTS: CMTOY US and CMTRY US), member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, is a Colombia-based company engaged in the production of cement, aggregates and concrete products. The company operates cement and concrete production plants located throughout Colombia, Central America, the Caribbean and the United States. The Argos USA operation currently includes more than 300 ready mix plants, three cement plants, three grinding facilities, and 12 cement terminals, located throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. For more information, visit Argos.co or Argos-US.com.