Project to grow corals on offshore wind turbine foundations launched

Ørsted will trial cultivating corals on the steel surfaces of four wind turbine foundations

Africa chasing the wind from as high as it gets!

A 144 metre-tall wind turbine was built in Morocco

Is cement the battery of the future?

Cement giant Holcim and ENGIE are working on technology that offers energy storage in cement

Concrete plans to slash emissions from cement

Sulzer Chemtech and Blue Planet have developed a new technology they claim ‘more than offsets’ the carbon footprint of cement

Texan scientists work to turn plastic waste into roads

Researchers say the project could lead to ‘more durable, sustainable and cheaper roads’

Could ‘living concrete’ help construction industry clean up its act on emissions?

Researchers from the Living Materials Laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder have found a way to combine sand and bacteria to build a green living material that demonstrates similar strength to cement-based mortar

Extinction Rebellion block entrance of East London concrete works

Activists claim the environmental impacts of concrete production are at odds with the UK’s commitment to tackle climate change

‘Concreteberg’ weighing 105 tonnes blocks London sewer

It is thought to be at least 100 metres long and the biggest blockage Thames Water has ever seen

It’s concrete – cement is responsible for 8% of global emissions

If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third largest emitter in the world

‘Green graphene-based concrete could slash construction emissions’

It is said to be more sustainable, strong and durable than standard concrete