News - 8 May 2019
Cement is used to build some of the world’s largest structures; however, it appears that it actually has something in common with a sponge.
Cement is a highly porous material and it tends...
News - 2 Nov 2018
A ban on flammable cladding similar to the material used in Grenfell Tower is not enough, says the Fire Brigades Union.
On 14 June 2017, a malfunctioning fridge-freezer on the fourth floor of...
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 - 21 Jun 2018
A composite binder composed mainly of fly ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, has been developed by Rice University engineers to possibly serve as a replacement for Portland cement in...
News - 12 Apr 2018
There is a new technology emerging from the University of Queensland, Australia, that can potentially transform toxic red mud (bauxite residues) into usable soil. This approach aims to tackle the...
News - 25 Oct 2017
The Plunge in Mission Beach’s Belmont Park is one of San Diego’s most famous parks and has more than 91 years of history. OpenAire has started construction on a 29,330 square-foot...
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
News - 16 Dec 2016
LMN Architects announces the unveiling of their design for the new Computer Science and Engineering Building, Phase 2 (CSE2) for the University of Washington. The new 138,000-square-foot facility will...
News - 22 Nov 2016
“Mood ring materials” are likely to play a significant role in reducing and mitigating damage to the failing infrastructure around the country.
The American Society of Civil Engineers...
News - 30 Aug 2016
Researchers are eager to go beyond simple cements used extensively in construction. They are aiming to create novel construction materials to develop a smarter infrastructure.
Mayenite, a type...