NTPC develops fly ash based geopolymer concrete to build roads

In a first, a geopolymer concrete road has been laid at Roorkee

GN Bureau | May 16, 2017


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 NTPC-NETRA (NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance) and CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee have developed high strength fly ash based geopolymer concrete for construction of road.

A geopolymer concrete road of 50 metres length with massive concrete strength has been laid successfully at CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee using NTPC Dadri fly ash, which is first of its kind in India.
 
Interestingly, the geopolymer road will not require water curing as required by cement concrete road and also paves the way for bulk fly ash utilisation.
 
In a press release, NTPC said that it is aligned to the needs of adapting to emerging technologies. 
 

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