The manufacturer of high-tech laboratory instruments, KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH, has committed to helping the victims of the West Germany’s recent flooding disaster with a donation of €15,000.
As Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University researchers completed their research on coloured architectural concrete, they found a surprising result--green pigmented cement had impurities that produced porous, poor quality concrete.
Forces of nature have been outsmarting the materials we use to build our infrastructure since we started producing them.
To create a better understanding of workers’ exposure to welding fumes in Australia, the NSW Government’s Centre for Work Health and Safety is conducting new research.
Manchester innovation pioneers score world first for sustainable construction with graphene concrete.
Scientists at the Ural Federal University (UrFU, Russia) have created clay bricks that are able to attenuate ionizing radiation to a level that is safe for the human body.
This could be where the rubber truly hits the road. Rice University scientists have optimized a process to convert waste from rubber tires into graphene that can, in turn, be used to strengthen concrete.
Preparing regular concrete scientists replaced ordinary water with water concentrate of bacteria Bacillus cohnii, which survived in the pores of cement stone.
Printed Farms, Wellington is a Florida based start-up, which has just completed the 3D printing of the first 3D printed building in Florida, a 71 m2 (784 sqf) storage unit, using a giant BOD2 printer measuring 15*12,5*10 meters (50*42*33 ft) in the width, length and height.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced $8.7 million in awards to "Develop Emerging Carbon-Based Building and Construction Materials," with OHIO's Jason Trembly receiving two $500,000 grants for two separate projects focused on addressing climate change and sustainability issues surrounding construction and infrastructure.