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New strategies aim to give wood the strength to replace concrete in construction

By April Gocha / February 9, 2018

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.

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Video: Solidia Technologies cement cuts emissions and enables concrete that soaks up carbon dioxide too

By April Gocha / January 10, 2018

Solidia Technologies is founded on the concept of using eco-friendly processing techniques to drastically lower the carbon footprint of concrete—watch this video to see how the company makes its carbon-dioxide-absorbing concrete blocks.

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Low-temperature processing could establish ‘Materials Valley’ for companies manufacturing sustainable ceramic composites

By April Gocha / February 28, 2017

What if—instead of redesigning individual materials to make them stronger, lighter, cheaper, and greener—we could rethink a single processing method to improve various different materials? Such a reality may be closer than you think.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / October 10, 2013

Ceramics and glass business news of the week.

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Cement, concrete sustainability a hot topic

By Jim Destefani / September 5, 2013

Portland cement production and concrete production can be messy, but researchers are working to make the processes greener and more sustainable.

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