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Encapsulating hazardous, toxic or noisome waste in a safe, durable cementitious matrix is the dream of British Cement Association marketing director Martin Clarke. For £1M, he reckons, research could produce not just a convenient way of disposing of or safely storing awkward waste material, it could yield useful composites with commercial applications, a much more attractive option than either disposal to landfill or long term storage.

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