Tag : Concrete
A German research organisation has developed a way to reuse the country’s 5Mt of building rubble left over from construction each year.
Swiss scientists have determined 80% cuts to emissions from the concrete sector are possible without using carbon capture technology.
Concrete block guidelines released Subscription
The Concrete Block Association (CBA) has launched an online portal to educate the construction industry ab the benefits of concrete block construction.
A new eight-storey concrete building has been built without eight columns after they were omitted from the ground and first floor drawings, a structural safety report has found.
Software | Reinforcing existing structuresSubscription
Advances in technology mean reinforcing steel can be added to existing concrete structures increasingly efficiently, and Hilti is opening up to clients a range of projects that were previously prohibited.
New advances in self-healing concrete using fungus sporesVideoSubscription
Binghamton University in the United States has used a type of fungus to produce self-healing concrete which could be used to repair and protect ageing infrastructure.
Products | Innovating with concrete on a rollSubscription
Concrete Canvas (CC) is an innovative construction product that can be described as “concrete on a roll”.
Maintenance regimes are expected to fall under the spotlight following the partial collapse of an NCP multi-storey reinforced concrete car park in Nottingham on Saturday.
Product | Fixings Eurocode 'should be welcomed'Subscription
Brexit may be a divisive issue, but Hilti head of engineering Kirsty Walton believes a forthcoming change to EU documentation should be welcomed across the construction industry.
Last pour for MSS Webster on Mersey GatewayVideoSubscription
The £1.8bn Mersey Gateway Bridge project is one step closer to completion as its last moveable scaffolding system (MSS), Webster, finished its final concrete pour.