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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

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Improving cement strength using shrimp shell nanoparticles by WSU

Cement is a widely used material for construction. Due to its durability and strength, it is used to build various types of Buildings, Bridges,...
hybrid timber floor systems

Innovative hybrid timber floor systems for carbon reduction

Countries across the globe are becoming increasingly environmentally conscious and are looking for sustainable building materials for construction. Climate change is the defining issue...
Researchers in Japan Turn Waste Food such as Cabbages and Banana Peels into 'Edible Cement'

Japanese Researchers Turn Food Wastes Into Cement 

Worldwide industrial and household food waste amounts to hundreds of billion  pounds per year, a large proportion  comprises edible scraps, like fruit and vegetable...

Use of plastic waste as construction material

Environmental sustainability is an important issue in regard to natural resources and wastes. The building material industry is finding innovative methods for using construction...
The project, developed by Archikubik, is an 11-story building in the heart of the new Port-Marianne

Archikubik uses aluminium chains from Kriskadecor for façade cladding

Building facades form a large part of our first impression and are often taken at face value. For the visitors & occupants, they can...
Graphene Flagship partner Versarien unveiled the world’s first 3D printed construction using graphene-enhanced cement

Versarien’s Graphene-enhanced cement for 3D printed lifestyle pods

Sustainability is now a permanent fixture on the executive agenda for governments and businesses alike. Like many other industries, the construction industry has come...
NASA Transport Tech for Lunar Construction .

NASA Funds R&D Projects for Lunar Construction Technology

 NASA is preparing to send astronauts back to the moon, the spaced agency is funding a series of research and development (R&D) projects focused...

Holcim launches world’s first 100% recycled clinker

Reuse of recycled or waste concrete material for the construction of civil structures is an issue of great importance.The uses of recycled concrete aggregate...
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Zaha Hadid’s Newest Building Is Inspired by a Curving Body of Water

The internationalisation of construction processes - indifferent to places, cultures and landscapes - has created a diffusion of inadequate models for local climates and...
Prometheus Materials-biocomposite Cinder blocks

Prometheus ‘Bio-cement’-A Substitute For Portland Cement

As a key component of concrete, cement is an integral part of our everyday lives. It is the one most-used product globally after potable...

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