October Hempcrete News Roundup
1. In a recent report, “Achieving Net Zero: Farming’s 2040 Goal,” UK’s National Farming Union (NFU) encourages British farmers to grow hemp plant for the production of hemp hurds (shivs) for building materials made from hempcrete (a mixture of hemp hurds and lime binding agent).
2. According to the Global Hempcrete Market 2019 Industry Research Report, ” In the year 2019, the Global Hemocrete Market was valued at USD XX million in 2019 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of XX% between 2019 and 2026. It states that a rapidly growing construction industry in one of the reasons which are expected to increase the demand of hempcrete.
3. An Australian based company Mirreco had announced to have developed hemp-based building panels, that can be at one stage be 3D-printed into floors, walls and roofs. The company on Monday announced that this construction would be a groundbreaking one later in 2019.
4. A global leader in the industrial hemp industry, Hemp Inc., announced that they were featured in the renowned international news outlet, United Press International (UPI), where they discussed the hemp industry and how they are utilizing the crop in ways other than Cannabidiol(CBD). They also talked about hemp being used in a variety of building materials such as Hempcrete.