Article - 11 Oct 2023
The demand for cement, one of the critical materials to satisfy the growing infrastructure and housing needs, is increasing at a significant rate around the world.
Article - 22 Jun 2023
The construction industry is one of the most carbon-intensive sectors in the world, and in order to meet climate commitments, the sector must rapidly decarbonize. Moving away from fossil fuels is key...
Article - 16 Jan 2023
LEKO LABS, a revolutionary startup based in Luxembourg, has become a pioneer in developing carbon-negative building systems and materials to reduce carbon dioxide by 500 megatons.
Article - 28 Sep 2022
Fluid viscous dampers were first developed in the 1960s by NASA engineers, but have since found numerous civil engineering applications around the world. Viscous dampers can help protect structures...
Article - 21 Jan 2022
Prefabricated construction has become increasingly popular in recent years. This article will consider this construction method, what advantages and disadvantages it has over other ways to build...
Article - 18 Jan 2022
Non-destructive testing (NDT) can be defined as the science of testing the mechanical and physical properties or the defects of a piece of material or structure, without having to damage or alter the...
Article - 16 Dec 2021
Slate is formed when high pressures are exerted on a sedimentary rock like shale. It is a dark, fine-grained stone made up of thin, sedimentary layers that allow it to be split into thin slabs, often...
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 - 28 Oct 2016
In an effort to combat problems caused by cold, researchers are constantly investigating novel & innovative building materials.
Article - 17 Oct 2005
The core of the Ecoflex systems is a tire with one sidewall removed and filled with crushed stone or recycled concrete aggregate. This technology allows a range of building solutions to be cost...