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Brent R Constantz, Andrew Youngs, Terence C Holland: Reduced-carbon footprint concrete compositions. Calera Corporation, October 19, 2010: US07815880 (79 worldwide citation)

Reduced-carbon footprint concrete compositions, and methods for making and using the same, are provided. Aspects of the reduced-carbon footprint concrete compositions include CO2-sequestering carbonate compounds, which may be present in the hydraulic cement and/or aggregate components of the concret ...


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Brent R Constantz, Kasra Farsad, Chris Camire, Irvin Chen: Methods and compositions using calcium carbonate. Calera Corporation, April 12, 2011: US07922809 (73 worldwide citation)

Provided herein are compositions and methods including hydraulic cement, supplementary cementitious material, and/or self-cementing material. Methods for making the compositions and using the compositions are provided.


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Brent R Constantz, Andrew Youngs, Terence C Holland: CO2-sequestering formed building materials. Calera Corporation, August 30, 2011: US08006446 (70 worldwide citation)

CO2-sequestering formed building materials are provided. The building materials of the invention include a composition comprising a carbonate/bicarbonate component. Additional aspects of the invention include methods of making and using the CO2-sequestering formed building material.


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Brent R Constantz, Andrew Youngs, Philip Brian Tuet, Sidney Omelon, Kasra Farsad, Ryan J Gilliam, Valentin Decker, Donald W Kirk, J Douglas Way, Allen J Bard, Robert Danziger, Miguel Fernandez, Cecily Ryan: Methods of sequestering CO. Calera Corporation, February 15, 2011: US07887694 (66 worldwide citation)

Methods of sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2) are provided. Aspects of the methods include precipitating a storage stable carbon dioxide sequestering product from an alkaline-earth-metal-containing water and then disposing of the product, e.g., by placing the product in a disposal location or using t ...


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Brent Constantz, Paulo J M Monteiro, Sidney Omelon, Miguel Fernandez, Kasra Farsad, Katharine Geramita, Karin Yaccato: Methods and systems for utilizing waste sources of metal oxides. Calera Corporation, July 13, 2010: US07754169 (62 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for producing a composition comprising carbonates, wherein the methods comprise utilizing waste sources of metal oxides. An aqueous solution of divalent cations, some or all of which are derived from a waste source of metal oxides, may be contacted with CO2 and subjected to prec ...


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Brent R Constantz, Laurence Clodic, Cecily Ryan, Miguel Fernandez, Kasra Farsad, Sidney Omelon, Philip Tuet, Paulo Monteiro, Gordon E Brown Jr, Katharine Geramita: Production of carbonate-containing compositions from material comprising metal silicates. Calera Corporation, July 6, 2010: US07749476 (62 worldwide citation)

Provided are methods for producing carbonate-containing compositions comprising silicon-based material (e.g., pozzolanic material) from a source of carbon dioxide, a divalent cation-containing solution, and a source of proton-removing agents. In such methods, divalent cations of the divalent cation- ...


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Constantz Brent, Youngs Andrew, Tuet Philip Brian, Omelon Sidney, Farsad Kasra, Gilliam Ryan J, Decker Valentin, Kirk Donald W, Way J Douglas, Bard Allen J, Danziger Robert: Methods of sequestering co2. Calera Corporation, Constantz Brent, Youngs Andrew, Tuet Philip Brian, Omelon Sidney, Farsad Kasra, Gilliam Ryan J, Decker Valentin, Kirk Donald W, Way J Douglas, Bard Allen J, Danziger Robert, FIELD Bret E, July 9, 2009: WO/2009/086460 (62 worldwide citation)

Methods of sequestering carbon dioxide (CO2) are provided. Aspects of the methods include precipitating a storage stable carbon dioxide sequestering product from an alkaline-earth-metal-containing water and then disposing of the product, e.g., by placing the product in a disposal location or using t ...


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Constantz Brent, Youngs Andrew, O Neil James, Farsad Kasra, Patterson Joshua, Stagnaro John, Thatcher Ryan, Camire Chris: Rocks and aggregate, and methods of making and using the same. Calera Corporation, Constantz Brent, Youngs Andrew, O Neil James, Farsad Kasra, Patterson Joshua, Stagnaro John, Thatcher Ryan, Camire Chris, Witt Eric, December 3, 2009: WO/2009/146436 (60 worldwide citation)

Compositions comprising synthetic rock, e.g., aggregate, and methods of producing and using them are provided. The rock, e.g., aggregate, contains CO2 and/or other components of an industrial waste stream. The CO2 may be in the form of divalent cation carbonates, e.g., magnesium and calcium carbonat ...


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Constantz Brent, Farsad Kasra, Fernandez Miguel: Desalination methods and systems that include carbonate compound precipitation. Calera Corporation, Constantz Brent, Farsad Kasra, Fernandez Miguel, FIELD Bret, January 8, 2009: WO/2009/006295 (58 worldwide citation)

Desalination methods that include carbonate compound precipitation are provided. In certain embodiments, feed water is subjected to carbonate compound precipitation conditions prior to desalination. In certain embodiments, desalination waste brine is subjected to carbonate compound precipitation con ...


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Brent R Constantz, Andrew Youngs, Terence C Holland: CO2-sequestering formed building materials. Calera Corporation, August 10, 2010: US07771684 (57 worldwide citation)

CO2-sequestering formed building materials are provided. The building materials of the invention include a composition comprising a carbonate/bicarbonate component. Additional aspects of the invention include methods of making and using the CO2-sequestering formed building material.