Fiber-reinforced cement can increase the structural integrity of cement while fulfilling the sustainability quotient in building and construction industries. With regulations regarding sustainability and environmentally friendliness increasing across the globe, fiber-reinforced cement is expected to have increasing adoption in the next four years. The rising research activities focused on cost effectiveness and enhancing durability and performance can also help in boosting adoption, especially in growing economies.
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Keywords: Fiber cement, fiber-reinforced cement, building and construction