‘Geopolymer being used in place of conventional cement’

  • | Saturday | 12th January, 2019

Addressing the inaugural session of three-day seminar Green Ashcon, he said that geopolymer cement is the latest product in fly-ash utilization sector.“Geopolymer cement is being developed and utilized as an alternative to conventional Portland cement for use in transportation, infrastructure, construction and offshore applications. It significantly reduces the carbon footprint of cement production, while also being highly resistant to many common concrete durability issues. It may cure more rapidly than Portland-based cements,” said Paliwal.The director further said that one tonne of cement generated one tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2). India is the second largest producer of cement,” he added.He added that Mahagams was planting Laxmitaru (Simarouba Glauca) trees on ash bunds. “Maharashtra is the first state to have a fly-ash utilization policy.

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