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Improving Durability Assessments of Reinforced Concrete Structures
Structural
Tuesday November 8 2016

Improving Durability Assessments of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Reinforced concrete (RC) structures are durable but not impervious to decay. Deterioration of RC structures is a worldwide problem due to its excessive cost, environmental impact,...

What are the Building Materials of the Future?
Technology
Tuesday July 12 2016

What are the Building Materials of the Future?

Whether it’s building information modelling, offsite fabrication or even the use of robots or drones on construction sites, much has been said of late about the...

Can Concrete Be Environmentally-friendly?
Green
Monday July 11 2016

Can Concrete Be Environmentally-friendly?

Concrete – it’s literally the foundational material of the building and construction industry.

Fluorescent Cement Can Illuminate Highways Sustainably
Landscaping
Friday May 27 2016

Fluorescent Cement Can Illuminate Highways Sustainably

A new form of light-emitting cement promises to provide illumination to commuters on highways and bicycle lanes at night without tapping into external sources of energy.

How Crystalline Technology Shores Up Concrete Sustainability
Green
Thursday November 5 2015

How Crystalline Technology Shores Up Concrete Sustainability

The admixture or application of crystalline powders to either new or pre-existing concrete structures can dramatically improve their sustainability by enhancing their performance and extending their...

Cement Powder Pushes Boundaries of 3D Printing
Technology
Monday April 20 2015

Cement Powder Pushes Boundaries of 3D Printing

Researchers from the University of Berkeley in California are pushing the boundaries of 3D printing for building and construction purposes with the development of a new...

The Creation of Ageless Glass and Cement
Green
Thursday April 9 2015

The Creation of Ageless Glass and Cement

Increasing the durability and lifespan of commonplace building materials could dramatically reduce the environmental impact of the construction sector.

CSIRO Hopes to Bring Green Cement to the World Via China
Buildings
Wednesday April 1 2015

CSIRO Hopes to Bring Green Cement to the World Via China

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...

Tinkering with Clinker Makes Cement More Sustainable
Green
Monday January 26 2015

Tinkering with Clinker Makes Cement More Sustainable

Heightened understanding of the molecular structure of a key ingredient in cement could enable manufacturers to dramatically reduce energy consumption via modest changes to the production...