Lafarge and partners testing low-carbon construction materials

Lafarge Canada Inc. has announced it is embarking on a million-dollar study with partners to research lower-carbon fuels at its Exshaw Cement Plant in Exshaw, Alta.

Eight lower-carbon fuels will be researched, including construction renovation/demolition waste, nonrecyclable plastic, carpets and textiles, shingles, treated wood products, wood products, rubber and tire derived fuels, said a recent statement.

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