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Climate Change

Thailand's SCG to test carbon capture tech for cement industry

Japanese partners to help country's building materials leader convert CO2 to methane fuel

Thailand's SCG has pledged to achieve net-zero emissions of  greenhouse gases by 2050.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Siam Cement Group plans to begin testing new technology next year to capture carbon dioxide from one of its facilities and convert it to methane fuel, in its latest effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Thailand's largest building materials company will work with Japanese partner Nippon Steel Engineering, which will build carbon capture facilities at an SCG cement factory in Saraburi province.

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