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.
October 17th, 2017 | by April Gocha
ETH Zurich researchers have used computational modeling to design an ultrathin concrete roof for that optimizes strength while eliminating extra material and weight.
October 3rd, 2017 | by April Gocha
There’s a looming sand scarcity that’s being hidden by the mirage of endless sand supply, according to the authors of a new perspective article published in Science. According to their research, sand scarcity is such an imminent threat that we now need to develop a global sand governance strategy.
February 24th, 2017 | by April Gocha
HarbisonWalker International announces new plant construction, Morgan Advanced Materials offloads electro-ceramics unit to Germany's CeramTec, GE Aviation reveals $4B investment in US operations, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for February 24, 2017.