HS2 contractor to use wind turbine blades as concrete reinforcement

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UK: High Speed 2 civil works contractor Skanska Costain Strabag JV is working with the National Composites Centre to make reinforced concrete using life-expired wind turbine blades instead of steel rebar. HS2 Ltd said this could cut the carbon generated by concrete reinforcement by up to 90%.

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