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In search of greener concrete

An EU-funded project develops a formula for more eco-friendly concrete

An EU-funded project, EnCoRe, is developing a method to produce more eco-friendly concrete by enriching it with recycled industrial fibres instead of adding new components.

The goal of the project is to create more sustainable concrete while preserving its quality and resilience.

The EnCoRe consortium hopes that their research will soon prove the industrial viability of more eco-friendly concrete.

Video by Euronews / 24 June 2013

Factsheet by the European Commission / 11 December 2012

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