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Video: Rethinking cement clinker—Progress and perspectives in alkali-activated materials

By Eileen De Guire / April 4, 2014

Geopolymer-type cements could substitute for clinker-based cements, if they prove durable enough.

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MIT Concrete hub updates work on sustainability research

By Eileen De Guire / March 5, 2013

World projected concrete demand. Credit: Karen Scrivener. Nature offers a new, free-access story by Ivan Amato that updates some of the efforts to lower CO2 emissions and the energy requirements for cement production going on at the Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. The article particularly focuses on their…

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The Bulletin, June-July issue now online: Students, cements and more

By Eileen De Guire / May 24, 2012

This double-issue highlights student-led Society activities and international issues of sustainability in concrete and cements. Catch the latest news and information in the June-July issue of the Bulletin, now available online. The American Ceramic Society’s membership magazine is available on the website to everyone. The Bulletin has the latest news from the ceramics and glass…

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Scrivener describes CO2 and SCM challenges for cements research

By / July 29, 2011

Karen Scrivener, right, received the Della Roy Lecture Award from Maria Juenger at the Cements Division meeting in Nashville, Tenn. Credit: P. Wray, ACerS. At the recently concluded Advances in Cement-based Materials meeting organized by ACerS’ Cements Division and ACBM, Karen Scrivener of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) was selected by the organizers to deliver…

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