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Thursday July 25th, 2019

Greener construction, how to build greener?

Across the world, nearly 200 m3 of concrete is poured every second. It is one of the most widely used industrial products – even more so than oil, especially in construction. In spite of its advantages in terms of land development, it is one of the major sources of CO2 emissions due to its cement content. How to build greener?
About one billion tonnes of CO2 is released each year in the world by the cement industry. In the face of such global challenges and future changes in urbanisation, a revolution in construction methods is beginning. How can the construction sector commit to becoming more carbon-free? Can green building meet this challenge?

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