Article - 21 Sep 2023
Concrete is the most commonly used construction material in the world, but its use comes with some key environmental, technical, and durability issues. Now, Mimicrete, a start-up based in the UK, has...
Article - 28 Aug 2023
In this interview, Murielle Goubard, the Global Sector Manager for Building Materials at Malvern Panalytical, talks to AzoBuild about sustainable challenges in the cement industry.
Article - 14 Aug 2023
Mass timber has emerged as a compelling alternative to traditional, carbon-intensive construction materials in recent years. This article will discuss the rise of mass timber and its benefits for the...
Article - 8 Aug 2023
Mycocrete is an innovative material that could potentially help solve key issues facing the construction industry in the 21st century. This article will provide an overview of this technology and...
Article - 20 Jul 2023
Scientists have developed a new building material using a surprising raw material: food waste. This new material could significantly benefit the construction industry in terms of sustainability and...
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 - 15 Jun 2023
The implementation of Industry 4.0 has resulted in the utilization of various technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), intelligent robotics, automated fabrication, automated inspection,...
Article - 23 May 2023
Polyurethane (PU) foams are commonly used in construction for a number of purposes, but with the drive to net zero, the sustainability of these materials is under increasing scrutiny. Improving their...
Article - 16 May 2023
This article discusses the environmental drawbacks of conventional materials and sustainable alternatives that can be employed to create novel, green concrete.
Article - 12 May 2023
Sustainability is key to the future of the construction industry. A main element of sustainability is improving time and cost savings, which requires an evolution in thinking within the sector in...