News - 3 May 2019
Gotthard, Montblanc, St. Bernardino – tunnel fires recurrently cause the ceilings of the apparently stable tubes to collapse. Infernal temperatures of up to 1000 °C push concrete to its...
News - 1 Nov 2018
Researchers from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania are coming up with new techniques for producing cementless concrete using fly ash—an industrial waste.
The end product...
News - 25 Oct 2018
The University of Portsmouth has headed new research, which might help decision makers to make more informed choices when planning social housing initiatives.
The researchers have used the...
News - 10 Jul 2018
Tartu researchers have developed a unique material, which could make rapid and cost-effective 3D-printing of energy-efficient buildings from oil shale ash and milled peat a reality.
News - 18 Jun 2018
Almost everyone knows that vegetables are good for the health of humans. A new study has shown that they could also play a vital role in the construction of stronger and greener...
News - 24 Jan 2018
The QUIKRETE® Companies, the leading manufacturer of pre-blended commercial-grade concrete products for the building and home improvement industries, is introducing QUIKRETE® PRO Fast-Setting...
News - 29 Nov 2017
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed the LigniOx technology capable of converting lignin by-products from pulp mills and various other biorefineries into concrete plasticizers that...
News - 28 Sep 2017
Although graphene's unsurpassed strength as a material was made clear back in the 20th century, the construction industry still relies on traditional techniques and products for the most part....
News - 28 Apr 2017
Explorers keen to live on Mars may be able to convert the planet’s red soil into bricks without requiring the use of an oven or extra ingredients. Instead, they may just have to apply pressure...
News - 7 Mar 2017
The UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country is participating in a study into treating them with a magnesium-rich additive as opposed to traditional, lime-based applications