NovoCrete is a white mineral powder used by ESTIA SYNERGIE Côte d’Ivoire, non-toxic, non-detrimental to health and respectful of the environment. It contains 100% minerals containing in turn alkaline and alkaline earth components, natural minerals, oxides, chlorides, sulphates and carbonates. NovoCrete works by stabilizing and compacting almost all types of soils including clay, sand, shale, even oil shale, salty soils, soils containing organic matter.
Added in a standard cement in a ratio of 2 – 2.5% and mixed with the soil, NovoCrete neutralises existing acids and supports the hydration process by allowing longer crystals. The stabilized surface prevents the penetration of water or ice, and also resists oil, salt, acids and chemicals. Therefore, the stabilized layer has a longer life than conventional bitumen, and does not require maintenance costs for a long time.
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It is also worth mentioning that the NovoCrete technology is applicable to several sectors of activity with among others the construction of road, highway, railway, parking, port docks, mineral storage area and many others.