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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / May 29, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for May 30, 2014,

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World’s tallest building-to-be’s got 99 problems, and concrete’s one

By Jessica McMathis / March 5, 2014

Construction of the $1.23-billion Kingdom Tower—a proposed 3,280-foot-tall tower with 200 floors—has begun and developers are faced with many challenges, including how to pump concrete more than half a mile into the sky.

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ACerS Members Featured in NY Times Glass-Strength Story

By / July 13, 2009

The New York Times has discovered materials science! The newspaper recently published a nice story on the scientific advancements being made to strengthen glass for the ever expanding use of the material in architecture. The newspaper used the opening of the all-glass “Ledge” recently added for tourists to the Sears Tower in Chicago to discuss…

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