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... many places around the world have thick crystallised salt deposits in the Earth's crust, and these deposits can be up to a kilometre thick? Learn more about salt crystallization in concrete here

 
 
 
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ETA Certification of Kerakoll Structural Strengthening Systems
Kerakoll has always taken leadership in the certification of its products. Thanks to collaboration with the Technical Institute ITC-CNR and international universities, the SRG and FRCM Kerakoll Systems obtained ETA certification in July 2019, becoming the first such systems to be certified in Europe and worldwide.
These systems are composed of an inorganic matrix reinforced with high strength galvanized steel cords or meshes of alkali-resistant basalt and glass fibres. SRG and FRCM following the path previously travelled by the SRP Systems, which achieved CE Certification in May 2019.
Please visit the company website for further info.

 
 
 
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In 2018 CEMEX announced its commitment to reduce 30% of its CO2 net emissions by 2030. CEMEX is now committing to a more ambitious intermediate target of reducing 35% its CO2 net emissions by 2030. Read more here.

 
 
 
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