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Capital Concrete debuts Cemfree

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World Cement,

Capital Concrete has responded to the construction industry’s interest in low-carbon alternatives by dedicating two 60 t silos to its low-carbon alternative to traditional cement, Cemfree. The silos are located at the company’s new batching plants in London, which will service the demand of ready-mixed concrete within the M25.

“We have seen customer interest pick up recently, interest which is clearly linked to the growing importance of environmental considerations in construction build designs,” said Luke Smith, Managing Director of the Capital Concrete. “Capital Concrete is now a leading supplier of Cemfree in the London area and we are able to supply high volumes of this product to the London market. We supply this product to the highest level of quality control from our high output wet-batch concrete plants at Silvertown and Wembley, where we have dedicated a silo at each site exclusively to Cemfree.”

“Cement alternatives have become the holy grail in the quest to reduce the carbon expense of producing traditional cement – and while low-carbon technology is already here, the issue could come down to logistics, supply, and quality control for contractors,” said Adam Gittins, Commercial Manager at Cemfree. “However, lately we have seen an unprecedented number of enquiries from both ready-mixed concrete and volumetric suppliers who are keen to get Cemfree ‘on tap’, so there is now no reason not to routinely specify a lower carbon alternative for a build. Cemfree has already been used in some prominent build projects.

“It is just a matter of making the right moral choice in the context of a larger environmental issue, especially since all other features of Cemfree stack up as well as, if not better than, those of traditional cement products for the appropriate application.”

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