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Climate Change

Japan's Taisei to make concrete with alternative method to cut CO2

General contractor to create cement with calcium carbonate, capturing gas

Japanese general contractor Taisei has developed a calcium carbonate cement that captures rather than emits carbon dioxide in the process of making concrete. (Source photo by Kaisuke Ota)

TOKYO -- Japanese general contractor Taisei has developed a technology to lock up carbon dioxide from the air in the process of making concrete, significantly reducing emissions of the greenhouse gas, Nikkei has learned.

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