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Researchers look to nature for solutions to ‘greener,’ more sustainable concrete production

By Stephanie Liverani / June 3, 2016

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working to identify materials in nature that may be used as inspiration for a sustainable, longer-lasting recipe for cement production.

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The more brittle, the better—Defects key to ‘greener’ concrete manufacturing practices

By Stephanie Liverani / April 12, 2016

Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas, say looking at defects could be key to ‘greener’ concrete production that will reduce concrete manufacturing’s impact on climate change.

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Effects of Saccharide Set Retarders on the Hydration of Ordinary Portland Cement and Pure Tricalcium Silicate

By / January 27, 2010

Volume 93 Issue 1, Pages 279 – 287 Linghong Zhang, Lionel J. J. Catalan, Raymond J. Balec, Andrew C. Larsen, Hassan Haji Esmaeili, Stephen D. KinradePublished Online: Oct 29 2009 6:05PM DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2009.03378.x ABSTRACT The effects of aliphatic sugar alcohols (e.g., threitol, xylitol, sorbitol) on the hydration of tricalcium silicate (C3S) and ordinary portland cement…

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