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The Road to Greener Concrete Is Paved With Clay

Bloomberg Green’s David Rocks and Vanessa Dezem report that “LC3” clay cement in Columbia is cutting the cement industry’s emissions.

The C3 Take
  • The cement industry accounts for about 7% of emissions globally.
  • LC3 cement cuts emissions and cuts costs, a win-win for the environment and economy.

“After four years of development, the revamped facility in Rioclaro went online this year, using clay that’s mined about 10 miles away and processed in a newly built kiln. Argos says the technology cuts energy consumption by 30% and reduces carbon output by almost half.”

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