NZ startup aims to slash global emissions from concrete

NZ startup aims to slash global emissions from concrete
Neocrete co-founders Zarina Bazoeva and Matt Kennedy-Good. (Image: Neocrete)
Oliver Lewis
An innovative concrete startup aiming to materially reduce global carbon emissions is seeking to raise $3-4 million for its first production facility.Neocrete is undertaking the capital raise to set up a manufacturing plant in Waikato to further its research and development (R&D) efforts, centred around replacing carbon-intensive cement in concrete.According to the crown entity Callaghan Innovation, making a tonne of cement – the binding agent used in concrete – can produce as much as 800 kilograms of carbon emissions....

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