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Making concrete green: reinventing the world’s most used synthetic material

In December last year, JCU PhD student Shi Yin won the manufacturing, construction and innovation category award at the 2015 Australian Innovation Challenge for his research into using recycled plastic for reinforced concrete applications.

Yin’s research helped Queensland-based company Fibercon to develop Fibercon RMP47, a concrete reinforced with recycled plastic.

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