News - 15 May 2007
HeidelbergCement AG, headquartered in Heidelberg/Germany, has reached agreement with the board of directors of Hanson PLC on the terms of an acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share...
Article - 22 Dec 2022
Sustainability and circularity in the construction industry is a hot-button topic at the moment. Watershed Materials have developed eco-friendly, aesthetically pleasing masonry that uses less cement....
Article - 27 Aug 2019
Although the terms mortar, cement and concrete may be used interchangeably, each of these materials serve very different functions within the construction industry.
Article - 8 Jul 2019
Lime is one of the oldest building materials in existence and can be used to make many different types of mortar. Find out about the different types of lime, including lime putty and hydraulic lime.
Article - 8 Jan 2019
This article explores the use of nanomaterials as construction materials in the building industry.
Article - 14 Jul 2006
This article provides a glossary of Aircrete Terminology.
Article - 28 Aug 2023
In this interview, Murielle Goubard, the Global Sector Manager for Building Materials at Malvern Panalytical, talks to AzoBuild about sustainable challenges in the cement industry.
Article - 9 Dec 2022
Shigeru Ban’s paper tube structures address many pressing questions for architects today. With his international firm, the Japanese architect has been building sustainably with paper, cardboard, and...
Article - 12 Oct 2021
AZoBuild talks to Professors Noguchi and Maruyama about their research and development of Calcium Carbonate Concrete (CCC), a new material that has the potential to cause a sustainable revolution in...
Article - 18 Feb 2020
Rheology is the science of deformation and flow of matter. It deals with relationships between stress, strain, rate of strain, and time.