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CarbonCure Technologies

A cleantechnology, CarbonCure licenses a retrofit technology to existing concrete producers to upcycle CO2, creating simply better concrete.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded January 2007
  • Employees 16
  • Website

Company Summary

We are an emerging science-based leader in concrete technology for the green building sector. A pioneer in mineral carbonation engineering, CarbonCure-enabled products create cost-effective material specifications for architects, engineers and contractors (AEC’s). Leading concrete products manufacturers in North America license CarbonCure’s technology because top design firms require “simply better concrete” for their sustainable projects.


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    Robert Niven

    Robert is a cleantech entrepreneur inspired to find profitable and sustainable solutions for the cement and concrete sectors. He is part of the global race to develop affordable carbon-negative concrete at scale. As Founder and CEO of cleantech developer, CarbonCure Technologies, Robert has earned a reputation of uncovering innovative ways to raise profits, lower greenhouse gases and improve the material performance of concrete.

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    Kevin Cail

    Mr. Cail is responsible for all aspects of CarbonCure’s technology development and intellectual property. He also guides the collaborative process with external researchers, industry partners, associations, and codes and standards organizations. Kevin was formerly the Director of Sustainability and Commercial Innovation at Lafarge North America. In his previous positions he was responsible for commercial development, management and policy develop

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    Sean Monkman
    VP Technology Development

    Mr. Monkman directs CarbonCure’s technical development and intellectual property activities. His focus is on the scientific and materials performance aspects of the company’s offerings. He has held concrete materials research positions at the University of Toronto and Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

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    Dean Forgeron
    VP Engineering

    As a concrete innovator, Dean is responsible for the engineering and product development activities at CarbonCure. Along with industry partners, Dean has successfully developed and commercialized technologies for the concrete sector that have been adopted in international markets.


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    Christian Weisenburger (Legal Council)
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    Keith Abriel (CFO)

Previous Investors

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    350 Capital
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    Angel investors, government grants