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Holcim researching concrete’s CO2 absorption potential

Wednesday 11 Jun 08 9:00am

Concrete’s reputation as a carbon-emissions bad-boy is under review as Holcim enters the second phase of research into the capacity for concrete to absorb atmospheric CO2.

Initial research into the process known as carbonation suggest that concrete is being blamed for a larger share of carbon emissions that is warranted, Holcim energy and climate change manager Michael Rynne told Carbon News.

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