World First: Plant to Turn Carbon Emissions into Rock

World First: Plant to Turn Carbon Emissions into Rock

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bricks by Andrew Hefter-ccA research pilot plant in Newcastle will trial world-first technology that turns carbon emissions into bricks and pavers for the construction industry.

The mineral carbonation technology copies and accelerates the earth’s own way of sinking carbon.

The University of Newcastle, chemical giant Orica and carbon innovation company GreenMag Group have spent six years researching how to permanently and safely dispose of carbon dioxide.

(READ the story from ABC News Australia)


Photo credit: Andrew Hefter – CC Flickr

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