Problem Addressed

Conventional portland cement is the market leader for concrete production. It is responsible for 8% of global carbon emissions, according to the BBC.

Solution Overview

Mevocrete is a competitively priced, low-carbon cement. It reduces the impact of typical construction materials through its industrial waste composition (97%) and its low carbon method, cutting emissions by up to 85% compared to the market leader. It clears brown sites, reduces need for landfill and creates a more efficient process for using industrial waste, both legacy and current.

Material Evolution needs to build automated production facilities to allow for greater production capacity in order to provide a viable competitor to ordinary portland cement.

Upfront costs are estimated at being at least £500,000 but this will be offset by low operating costs, as the manufacturing process requires very low energy consumption. A new facility will also create jobs in the local vicinity and boost local businesses.

Currently, it has a batch production facility that can produce 96 tonnes a day.

Case Study

Material Evolution has conducted several industrial trials with the largest pre-caster in Europe, which have demonstrated repeatability and viability at scale.

Facts and Figures

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