US company makes greener concrete with microbes

Innovative technology has been developed that uses microbes to reduce carbon emissions during the manufacture of concrete. After water, concrete is

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Concrete flooring helps make buildings flood resistant

According to the Environmental Agency, about one in six properties in England are at risk from flooding. Two thirds of property owners are not aware that their properties are at risk. There are many ways to protect properties from

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Highest hybrid building in Netherlands complete

At a height of 72 metres, HAUT has become the Netherlands’ highest timber-hybrid building.

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Team cuts sand use in concrete

Researchers from Brunel University London have developed a new method for making concrete a more sustainable material. The authors of an

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Report recommends concrete flooring in timber buildings

7th February 2022 by couldwelladmin Concrete 0 Comments

A report on mass timber buildings has recommended they should include concrete flooring, all-concrete cores and

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Commercial debut for glow-in-the-dark concrete flooring

Glow-in-the-dark concrete flooring is being used for the first time in a major

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US companies make strides in carbon-free concrete

14th December 2021 by Sean Couldwell Concrete 0 Comments

Several research projects are in motion that are developing carbon-free concrete.

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HS2 project trials concrete printing

8th November 2021 by Sean Couldwell Concrete 0 Comments

The High Speed 2 (HS2) train project is testing concrete 3D printing with a view to reducing construction time and

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Contractors turn to fibre-reinforced concrete flooring

Steel is traditionally used in concrete applications, but due to steel price increases and shortages, some contractors are turning to fibre reinforced concrete as an

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Exposed concrete flooring part of intentionally incomplete building

A recently constructed office building in Greenwich, London is deliberately designed to look incomplete, with exposed concrete floor plates. The C1 building, designed by

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