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Hemp Fiber Concrete Additive will be used in the 2022 Winter Olympics

In 2015, Canadian Greenfield Technologies (CGT) developed a hemp fiber concrete additive that strengthens concrete and reduces cracking. Called “NForce-Fiber,” the additive is now specified for construction of bobsled tracks for the Olympics in 2022. Based in Calgary, CGT was founded in 2012 by Mike Pildysh. Pildysh is a structural...
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Hempitecture is Laying the Foundation for “Healthy Living”

In traditionally constructed living or work environments, where human beings spend the majority of their lives, the building materials that are used are toxic. From the timber used for framing, the insulation, the finish materials, the furniture and décor are all saturated with toxic chemicals that are emitted into our environments as...