February 9th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Despite its material strength, concrete’s weakness is its huge carbon footprint. New methods are emerging to process wood into a high-performance structural building material that could someday take concrete’s place in buildings and beyond.
August 18th, 2017 | by April Gocha
H.C. Starck announces AMPERPRINT metal powder program for additive manufacturing, Quantum Materials achieves record performance for pure red cadmium-free quantum dots, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 18, 2017.
July 25th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
The Brick Industry Association recently announced its 2017 Brick in Architecture Awards Competition winners. Check out how designers used clay bricks to create beautiful structures and landscapes.
June 28th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Scientists at the University of British Colombia (Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada) have a new strategy that just might be going somewhere—they’ve devised a technique to incorporate recycled rubber tire fibers into concrete to reuse the waste material, improve the durability of concrete, and reduced the carbon footprint of the concrete industry.
June 16th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Researchers from BarcelonaTech in Spain are working to perfect living concrete—a layered formulation that allows photosynthetic organisms, such as mosses, lichens, and other microorganisms, to grow within the material itself.
May 13th, 2016 | by April Gocha
DOE requests manufacturing proposals, industries being transformed by advanced manufacturing, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for May 13, 2016.
October 2nd, 2015 | by April Gocha
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.