News - 5 Jan 2012
Geolam, a supplier of Geolam line of high-quality wood-plastic composite (WPC) products in the North American Region, has expanded its supply network into the US.
The Geolam line comprises...
Article - 19 Dec 2022
The majority of concrete floors are flat slabs of material that are either pre-cast or poured on-site. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of installing concrete flooring.
News - 9 Jan 2009
The German Institute for Construction Technology (Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik), Berlin has given its official approval to multiple layers of BASF's Styrodur® 3035 CS, Styrodur 4000 CS and...
News - 18 Jan 2008
Addressing the industry need to create a concrete test hammer that can deliver accurate readings on virtually any concrete from any direction, on any surface without the need to compensate for impact...
News - 18 Jan 2019
One of the strongest materials in the world is Pearlite or Pearlitic steel, which can be made into thin and long wires. Pearlite’s strength enables it to endure very heavy weight; however, its...
News - 12 Sep 2016
Wassim Ghannoum, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has received a $248,083 grant to support his top-tier research on the...
News - 2 Jun 2009
Bamboo Living, the global leader in sustainable bamboo building helped build the first American school building made of sustainable bamboo. The project will be featured June 5th on "Renovation...
News - 12 Sep 2008
One of the problems concrete contractors were faced with in a pour the magnitude of the Freedom Tower at the World Trade Center was controlling the heat generated in the core of the concrete, along...
News - 20 Jul 2017
Researchers from Rice University have determined that no matter how small or large a tobermorite is, it will react to loading forces precisely in the same way. However, the strength of tobermorite...
News - 29 May 2017
Often, the placement of self-consolidating concrete (SCC) in mat foundation and huge wall elements demands the casting of concrete in multiple lifts that can result in lift line formation, which...