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LafargeHolcim and CDC bring low-carbon building material to market

29 June 2016, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim and CDC Group, the UK's development finance institution, have announced the creation of 14Trees, a joint venture that aims to accelerate the productdion and commercialisation of Durabric, which the company describes as "an environmentally-friendly, affordable alternative to traditional clay burnt bricks". 14Trees will benefit from the expertise of LafargeHolcim’s R&D centre to help address the growing demand for affordable housing for some of the nearly 3bn people around th...