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IHE Branch Event

Online: Can Concrete be Sustainable? Tackling the CO2 Challenge

  • CPD Value: This event is awarded 1 CPD hour.
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Mon 09 Aug 2021 Online via Teams FREE Book now

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Times: 12pm-1pm

The IHE North West Branch would like to invite you to an online CPD event on 9th August 2021.

The event will be accredited for 1 CPD hour.

You must register with the IHE to attend the webinar using the ‘book now’ button above.

If you have any questions please email north_west@theihe.org

Summary: Presentation on how to reduce embodied CO2 in Highways England projects and considerations on implementation. If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third-largest emitter in the world with 8% of the worlds CO2 emissions. It contributes more than aviation fuel (2.5%) and is not far behind the global agriculture business (12%)(BBC News). Cemfree can reduce this impact by offering an ultra-low carbon alternative to traditional cement that can save up to 80% in embodied CO2 compared to a conventional concrete mix. Cemfree is a totally cement-free alternative and a ground-breaking milestone in low-carbon concrete technology. Cemfree is easily implemented into existing ready-mix, volumetric and precast concrete processes with our new Cemfree Concentrate product, offering a real feasible reduction in CO2 in the UK’s concrete needs. This has been demonstrated on numerous award-winning projects, such as A14 and M25 Ultra Low Carbon Concrete Pilot.

Bio of presenter:
Adam Gittins – Commercial Manager and Aaron Lucid – Business Development & Specification Manager.

DB Group manufactures and installs sustainable and innovative products for the construction industry with expertise, professionalism and complete reassurance. (https://dbgholdings.com)

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