Building a future for green concrete

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It is often ignored but concrete is responsible for more emissions than the aviation industry - thankfully researchers around the world are starting to make greener concrete a reality

It is hard to fully comprehend just how much concrete is used worldwide. Its strength and durability have led it to become the most widely used material in the world, with global production hitting 4.1...

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