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Changing the Process of Turning Clinkers into Cement can Save Energy and Reduce CO2 Emissions New Research Suggests

Changing the Process of Turning Clinkers into Cement can Save Energy and Reduce CO2 Emissions New Research Suggests

Researchers at Rice University conducted a study, which showed that significant amounts of energy can be saved by making changes to the current cement manufacturing processes. According to them, such processes can also be made more efficient. [More]
CEMEX Awards FLSmidth Contract for 2,800 Tonnes per Day Cement Production Line

CEMEX Awards FLSmidth Contract for 2,800 Tonnes per Day Cement Production Line

FLSmidth has received a contract from the Mexican cement producer CEMEX for the supply of a 2,800 tonnes per day cement production line to be installed at their new Cementera del Magdalena Medio S.A.S. cement plant. The plant is located in the department of Antioquia, approximately 135 km from the capital of Antioquia, Medellin. [More]
Sutor Subsidiary, Ningbo Zhehua, Receives New Steel Pipe Processing Contract

Sutor Subsidiary, Ningbo Zhehua, Receives New Steel Pipe Processing Contract

Sutor Technology Group Limited, one of the leading China-based manufacturers and service providers for fine finished steel products used by a variety of downstream applications, today announced its subsidiary, Ningbo Zhehua Heavy Steel Pipe Manufacturing Co., Ltd, recently entered into a new contract to process and deliver 5,000 metric tons of spiral seam and straight seam welded steel pipes. [More]
Researchers Use X-ray Micro-Diffraction Beamline to Study Roman Architectural Concrete

Researchers Use X-ray Micro-Diffraction Beamline to Study Roman Architectural Concrete

An international team of researchers has made an important discovery that helps in understanding the endurance and longevity of ancient Roman concrete monuments. This breakthrough was achieved at the Advanced Light Source (ALS), a research facility at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). [More]
Ultrathin, Multilayered Coating Material Radiates and Reflects Heat for Cooler Buildings

Ultrathin, Multilayered Coating Material Radiates and Reflects Heat for Cooler Buildings

An new ultrathin, multilayered coating material paves the way to passively cooled buildings by providing a "one-two punch" approach, to remove heat from within the building whilst reflecting away sunlight. [More]
HEALCON European Project Aims to Develop Self-Healing Concrete

HEALCON European Project Aims to Develop Self-Healing Concrete

The €5,391,158.80 HEALCON European Project aims to develop self-healing concrete for improving the durability of structures. The partners in the project are studying PU-based polymer precursors, bacteria and superabsorbent polymers as materials for self-healing concrete. [More]
Magical Calcium-to-Silica Ratio for Greener, Stronger Cement

Magical Calcium-to-Silica Ratio for Greener, Stronger Cement

Researchers have developed a new method to manufacture cement that is more greener and stronger. Concrete is widely used as a construction material and is significant contributor of greenhouse-gas emissions leading to global warming. Cement is a major component of concrete. [More]
Researchers Create Computational Models to Improve Properties of Concrete

Researchers Create Computational Models to Improve Properties of Concrete

An international team of researchers from Rice University, Marseille University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed atom-scale computational models to enhance the properties of concrete for general applications. [More]

Polyurethane Materials – Efficiently Filling in the Gaps for Sustainable Buildings

Sustainable building design and construction requires insulation that fills unwanted gaps – helping improve energy efficiency. In residential homes, homeowners could save up to 20 percent on monthly energy bills by... [More]
Maintenance-Free Boat Constructed Using Outokumpu Stainless Steel

Maintenance-Free Boat Constructed Using Outokumpu Stainless Steel

Swedish Steel Yachts (SSY) has built a new stainless steel boat named “Elvira” using Outokumpu duplex stainless steel. This innovative boat is the first boat to be constructed completely out of stainless steel and can withstand harsh winter weather conditions. [More]