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Manufacturing is changing, continues to grow—requiring new set of skills for workers

By Faye Oney / March 14, 2017

Manufacturing is changing as new technologies improve efficiencies. As the industry continues to grow, companies will need to find and train workers willing to learn new skill sets.

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Into the void: Random gaps and particles work together to play key role in concrete’s strength

By Stephanie Liverani / August 9, 2016

Rice University researchers (Houston, Texas) want to know what makes concrete stronger and tougher. And after analyzing more than 600 computer models of concrete’s inner matrix, they determined that both voids and particles are key players in giving the material its remarkable qualities.

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Stressed, brittle, and reactive—Crushing clinker at its hottest provides energy and emissions savings

By Jessica McMathis / January 30, 2015

An improved process that increases cement manufacturing’s efficiency while reducing spent energy could be key in reducing emissions even further, say Rice University researchers.

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