Heidelberg Materials is pleased to announce the selection of WSP as the Owner's Engineers for the Edmonton, Alberta Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Project. This facility, slated to begin construction late next year, will be the cement industry’s first full-scale application of carbon capture.
By capturing and storing 1 million tonnes of CO2 emissions annually, Heidelberg Materials is one step closer to achieving their vision of producing the world’s first Net Zero Cement.
"We are thrilled to partner with WSP as the Owner's Engineers for the Edmonton CCUS Project," said Joerg Nixdorf, Vice President of Cement at Heidelberg Materials. "Their proven track record of delivering high-quality and sustainable engineering solutions aligns perfectly with our vision of driving decarbonization in the cement industry. Together, we will push the boundaries of what's possible and create a truly transformative project."
As Owner's Engineers, WSP will play a crucial role in overseeing the design, engineering, and implementation phases of the Edmonton CCUS Project. Their expertise in engineering, environmental solutions, and project management make them an ideal partner for this watershed project for the cement industry.
"We are honored to be selected as the Owner's Engineers for the Edmonton CCUS Project," said Daniel Matthews, Vice-President, Business Development & Strategic Growth at WSP in Canada. "This collaboration presents an incredible opportunity to work alongside Heidelberg Materials in delivering an innovative and sustainable solution that will make a significant impact on carbon emissions. We are excited to bring our technical expertise and passion for sustainability to this landmark project. "The Edmonton CCUS Project represents a key milestone in Heidelberg Materials' commitment to substantially reducing the Company’s carbon footprint. By partnering with WSP, a global leader in engineering and sustainability, the project is set to catalyze significant and historic change in the cement industry.