One of Australia’s leading scientific research bodies is cooperating with a company in China to develop cleaner, more sustainable methods for the combined production of steel and cement.

The CSIRO has entered an agreement with the Beijing MCC Equipment Research & Design Corporation (MCCE) on the further development of a process called dry slag granulation (DSG), which uses the huge volume of waste material created by the steel manufacturing process to produce a greener form of cement. The metal…