Mexican Scientists Developing Eco-friendly Cement

Published by Fox News Latino on 4th March, 2011 by Peter Fairley
 
Scientists at Mexico’s Research and Advanced Studies Center, or Cinvestav, are developing a new type of cement that they say will reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by up to 80 percent while lowering the amount of energy consumed in the production process by as much as 50 percent.

 

“Cement is the second most consumed product in the world after water, due to population growth that in many cities requires the development of infrastructure, buildings and homes,” Cinvestav, which depends on the National Polytechnic Institute, said Thursday in a statement.

Yet the intensive use of cement “is …


One response to “Mexican Scientists Developing Eco-friendly Cement

  1. Its a good idea to use a water filter in your home to filter out the rubbish thats in the water supply

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