Foundation funds research on graphite-derived concrete admixture

Sources: Zenyatta Ventures Ltd., Thunder Bay, Ontario; CP staff

The owner of a rare, volcanic graphite deposit in Ontario has entered an agreement with Israel-based admixture specialist Larisplast Ltd. to expand research on a processed agent, graphene, shown in preliminary testing to accelerate concrete curing time and impart mechanical performance suited to seismic or blast impact loads.

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