News - 3 Apr 2008
Archaeologists working on a site in the Bristol Docks have discovered what is thought to be the first ever substantial use of Portland cement in the construction of a major building. The...
News - 31 Oct 2006
Swimming pools are great for having fun in the sun, but if you live in a more temperate clime and not in one of the areas of the country where sunshine (and warm weather) are constant, it's time...
News - 1 Dec 2020
Plastic was invented in the late 19th century, and since then, it has transformed human lives. The advent of plastic paved the way to a robust, lightweight, and economical material, which...
News - 17 Jan 2020
Traditional tobacco barns owe much of their charm to the imperfection of wood. Built primarily in the 1800s, their exteriors have become weathered, creating a darkened appearance. Meanwhile, wood on...
News - 10 Jul 2018
Tartu researchers have developed a unique material, which could make rapid and cost-effective 3D-printing of energy-efficient buildings from oil shale ash and milled peat a reality.
News - 24 Nov 2010
Dow Coating Materials was awarded the prestigious Holbrow Medal at the 7th International Woodcoatings Congress for a technical paper on the latest advances in water-borne products for protecting wood....
News - 23 Feb 2010
Gaco Western, manufacturer of the most technologically advanced elastomeric coatings and polyurethane spray foam for the construction and waterproofing industries, will be showcasing its GacoSil S-20...
Article - 12 Feb 2020
The evaluation of the physical and mechanical properties of materials is known as physical properties testing.
Article - 3 May 2007
Recent vigorous economic growth in South East Asia has redistributed population and expanded industry and infrastructure building.
Article - 14 Nov 2019
Ceramic materials including brick, porcelain, and cement have been used to construct buildings for millennia, and are still some of the most widely used construction materials today.