Ultra-low carbon limestone calcined clay LC3 cement used in UK 'for first time'

Builder in hi-vis vest pouring LC3 cement from a wheelbarrow on a building site
Builders using LC3 cement for Cairns's new project (Image credit: Kieran Hawkins, Cairns)

The construction industry is one of the largest emitters of carbon dioxide, accounting for approximately 39% of global energy-related carbon emissions.

As a result, the development of low-carbon building materials is crucial to reducing the amount of embodied carbon in the construction sector.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.