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Teijin Launches New Project to Develop Technology for Advanced Fiber-Reinforced Wood

Teijin Launches New Project to Develop Technology for Advanced Fiber-Reinforced Wood

Teijin Limited announced today that it has launched a new project to develop technology for advanced fiber-reinforced wood (AFRW), a structural timber product comprising a number of layers of dimensioned timber and high-performance fibers bonded together with structural adhesives for use in medium- and low-rise wooden buildings. [More]
Correlated Magnetics Research Announces Launch of Hooked on Paint

Correlated Magnetics Research Announces Launch of Hooked on Paint

Correlated Magnetics Research today announced the launch of Hooked on Paint, a new product line of magnets designed specifically to work in tandem with magnetic paint, which creates a magnetic surface on virtually any painted wall or surface. [More]
Pecora Unveils Pecora-Deck 800 FC Polyurethane Multi-Coat Deck Coating System

Pecora Unveils Pecora-Deck 800 FC Polyurethane Multi-Coat Deck Coating System

Pecora has expanded its Pecora-Deck™ product line to include 800 FC. [More]
NAHB International Builders' Show Features PGT Industries’ New Vinyl Window Line

NAHB International Builders' Show Features PGT Industries’ New Vinyl Window Line

PGT Industries, the nation's leading supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, revealed their new vinyl window line at the NAHB International Builders' Show on January 20, 2015 in Las Vegas. The new innovative offering was engineered to deliver one of the industry's most comprehensive lines of vinyl windows. [More]
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]