Article - 4 Jun 2004
The impact of mankind on the global environment is considered, and fundamental ways of thinking about human and earth conscious manufacturing are addressed. Technical Brief.
Article - 2 Apr 2003
The use of unfired earth as a building material, which is part of the tradition of many countries, is reconsidered in order to perfect details for improving the quality of walls in locally constructed...
Article - 13 Jun 2003
The use of fly ash, obtained from a heat regeneration plant (Hera SpA, Ravenna) running on waste-derived-fuel (WDF) for electricity production, in an industrial body for brick production was studied....
News - 9 Mar 2007
CLAY BRICKS already have excellent eco credentials, but Ibstock’s new Ecoterre™ Earth Bricks take sustainability a giant step further, being ideal for eco-buildings needing a reduced carbon footprint...
Article - 1 Dec 2003
The feasibility of steel slag recycling was assessed through both laboratory tests and industrial trials on three different typologies of wastes and clay bodies..Technical Brief.
News - 5 Oct 2010
Spanish and Scottish researchers have added wool fibres to the clay material used to make bricks and combined these with an alginate, a natural polymer extracted from seaweed. The result is bricks...
News - 20 Sep 2006
In its search to adopt eco friendly construction products, the construction industry could be well placed to look backwards in time rather than forwards, according to experts from CERAM Building...
News - 4 Apr 2007
Outstanding programmes in environmental stewardship and employee health and safety were honoured last week by the US Brick Industry Association (BIA) at its annual event in Orlando, Florida.