News - 23 May 2018
At the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a program of Society for Science & the Public and the largest international pre-college science competition in the world, Australian...
Article - 15 Dec 2022
Here, we focus on the work that is being done to solve the biggest problem in the concrete industry with the help of graphene. We highlight the recent advances in this sector and give an overview of...
Article - 12 Jun 2006
Materials used in the manufacture of Celcon aircrete blocks.
Article - 1 Nov 2023
Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world due to its cost-effectiveness, abundance of raw materials, facile manufacturing, and adequate physical and mechanical properties.
Article - 12 Apr 2023
The exceptional chemical and physical attributes of nanoscale materials offer exciting prospects for a diverse range of applications, including reinforcement of structural integrity, energy...
Article - 30 Aug 2022
The primary application of biochar, a highly porous substance made from plant debris, is to improve soil. However, more recent breakthroughs have paved the way for its use as cladding material.
Article - 3 Dec 2021
The concept of sustainable construction can be simply defined as the ability to construct an affordable, healthy and comfortable building structure. The materials, processes, and maintenance during...
Article - 5 Mar 2020
Geopolymer foam concrete has become increasingly popular mainly due to its property as an excellent thermal insulator, allowing buildings in cold regions to retain heat and therefore become more...
Article - 12 Aug 2016
Heating & cooling expenses in a home can be reduced if the heat flow resistance provided by an insulation material is high.
Article - 30 Nov 2008
In recent years, community, industry and regulatory attention has focused on reducing energy use in all its forms. New houses can achieve energy efficiency goals by good design and building in brick