Cement Manufacture and the Environment Part II: Environmental Challenges and Opportunities

  title={Cement Manufacture and the Environment Part II: Environmental Challenges and Opportunities},
  author={Hendrik G. van Oss and Amy C. Padovani},
  journal={Journal of Industrial Ecology},
Construction materials account for a significant proportion of nonfuel materials flows throughout the industrialized world. Hydraulic (chiefly portland) cement, the binding agent in concrete and most mortars, is an important construction material. Portland cement is made primarily from finely ground clinker, a manufactured intermediate product that is composed predominantly of hydraulically active calcium silicate minerals formed through high‐temperature burning of limestone and other materials… 
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