Sunrise Resources explores volcanic ash as cheaper Portland cement alternative

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Monday, 07 December 2015

Roman concrete is one of the most durable materials invented by humans, but for Sunrise resources, the advantage today lies mostly in the low environmental cost of its utilisation, compared to modern Portland cement.

AIM-listed Sunrise Resources Plc has staked a number of claims over a deposit of pozzolanic volcanic ash, in Nevada, US, with the potential for use in chemical weathering-resistant Roman concrete.

The "significant tonnage potential" deposit, named Pozz Ash, is now being evaluated by the company as an environmentally friendly alterative to regular...

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