News - 5 Dec 2022
Tokyo Metropolitan University scientists conducted a comprehensive simulation of how a popular type of bridge fails during major earthquakes. They examined the step-by-step method by which...
News - 25 Nov 2022
To achieve a top-quality sophisticated result in concrete construction, the planning and quality of formwork systems play a decisive role. This is because they give the cast concrete its structure....
News - 30 Nov 2021
Concrete is the world's most frequently used building material, enabling the construction of high-rise buildings, super highways, and sophisticated bridges and dams.
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News - 20 Jan 2021
According to a new study, bio-inspired patterns such as lobster shells, can render 3D-printed concrete more robust and thus support more creative and complex architectural structures.
News - 30 Jul 2020
Scientists have demonstrated that a combination of building rubble and old tires could be utilized as a sustainable material for making roads, offering a zero-waste solution to support the circular...
News - 8 Aug 2019
Over 80,000 aftershocks have been registered as the repercussion of the two California earthquakes that took place on July 4th, 2019, which was a holiday.
Californians, who are generally used...
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 - 15 Apr 2019
A project established by scientists of Valencia’s Polytechnic University will help reduce the vulnerability of important buildings such as schools, hospitals, or passenger...
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 - 11 Dec 2018
The paved road network in the Russian Federation is increasing seven times less per million people when compared to the developed countries of the USA and Europe.
On Russian roads, the average...