IONE, CA, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Purebase Corporation (OTCQB: PUBC), ("Purebase") a diversified resource company, headquartered in Ione, California, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with a large national vertically integrated materials company to launch its new eco-friendly, supplementary cementitious material (SCM), a high-performance product designed to replace cement and eliminate the Co2 created by calcining limestone in its production.
The two companies recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that sets out the principal terms of a collaboration between the Parties, wherein they agree to work together to bring to market Purebase's new carbon-reducing SCM blends in California. Specifically, they will test SCM product being produced at Purebase's pilot plant facility located in Ione, CA, for blending with Type II/V cements. This phase I testing will allow for the development of sales data and product information required for certain materials certifications (particularly Caltrans certification) being established prior to a larger phase II plant being built and made operational.
For the past 6 years, PUBC has been working with leading universities and a private development testing facility to develop alternatives to using cement and other SCMs in the production of concrete such as coal fly ash and other supplements. Historically, coal fly ash has been the most common product to replace a portion of cement, but it is mostly generated by coal-burning power plants which are also high in carbon emissions.
"We believe our new SCM blends represent the next generation of environmentally responsible cement and building products" said Scott Dockter, Chairman and CEO of Purebase. "This partnership represents a major leap forward for our company to have one of the biggest companies in the building materials sector partner with us in bringing our products forward."
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Purebase Corporation (OTCQB: PUBC) is a diversified resource company that acquires, develops, and markets minerals for use in the agriculture, construction and other specialty industries.
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