New partnership for
CO2 reduction

Lafarge has signed a partnership agreement with the US start-up Solidia Technologies. The objective of the agreement is to bring an innovative technology – one that reduces the ecological footprint of manufactured concrete products and precast concrete components – to readiness for industrial application by the year 2014.

Solidia Technologies is a company in the cement and concrete-technology sector. It uses carbon dioxide instead of water for the concrete hardening processes. As binding agent it uses sustainable cement that reduces CO2 emissions of the concrete by up to 70%, which reduces...

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