October 2nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Today, manufacturing companies and other organizations all over the country are expected to host about 400,000 people who want a first-hand look into U.S. manufacturing. And we've provided a roundup of the latest materials manufacturing trends we've covered at CTT.
October 2nd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Tarmac, a U.K.-based sustainable building materials and solutions company, has pioneered a new permeable concrete that allows a ridiculous amount of water to flow right through its surface, preventing pooling and puddles.
September 1st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A new analysis—the first-ever look at artificial coastal infrastructure—shows that 14% of U.S. shorelines have been artificially hardened.
July 22nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Zhangjiajie National Park in China will soon be home to the world’s tallest and longest glass pedestrian bridge. The superlative achievement hovers 300 meters (984 feet) over a cavernous drop and stretches 430 meters (1,410 feet) long and 6 meters (20 feet) wide.
July 13th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The latest research to shed light on the ductility and durability of ancient concrete comes from geophysicists at the Stanford University, who discovered concrete-like rock deep within a dormant volcano in Italy they say could explain how ancient Romans invented the compound used to build structures like the Pantheon and Colosseum.
June 1st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Brush up on all your sand knowledge with this great infographic from Mainland Aggregates Ltd., a U.K.-based company that supplies and delivers aggregates and products.
April 16th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
We’ve been told which kinds of roofs (green, white, and otherwise) perform best in warm climates and are most cost-effective, but which roof performs best in cold climates?
April 15th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Over the next weeks, we'll preview a handful of the 150-plus manufacturers and suppliers who have signed on for the first Ceramics Expo. Today, we turn the pre-show spotlight to Zircoa
April 9th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Cool Brick designer and University of California, Berkeley assistant professor Ronald Rael is turning heads once more with Bloom—the “first and largest powder-based 3-D printed cement structure to date.”
March 31st, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Over the next weeks, we'll preview a handful of the 150-plus manufacturers and suppliers who have signed on for the first Ceramics Expo. Today, we turn the pre-show spotlight to Lithoz.