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How to make stronger, 'greener' cement

Concrete is the world's most-used construction material, and a leading contributor to global warming, producing as much as one-tenth of industry-generated greenhouse-gas emissions. Now a new study suggests a way in which ...

dateSep 25, 2014 in Materials Science
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Researchers turn cement into metal

( —In a move that would make the Alchemists of King Arthur's time green with envy, scientists have unraveled the formula for turning liquid cement into liquid metal. This makes cement a semi-conductor and opens ...

dateMay 27, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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Research spawns eco-friendly cement substitute

When he was a Ph.D. student in the University of Arizona Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science, David Stone won a student innovation competition with the invention of an eco-friendly substitute for Portland ...

dateNov 13, 2014 in Engineering
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Researchers give unstable soils a carpeting

A new, more environmentally-friendly practice for soil strengthening, using recycled carpet, could see the construction industry substantially decrease its carbon footprint thanks to research from the UTS Centre for Built ...

dateNov 04, 2014 in Environment
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Fly ash builds green cement mixture

An eco-friendly cement, known as Alkali Pozzolan Cement (APC), containing a mixture of fly ash, dry lime powder and sodium sulphate under specific scaffolding conditions has been developed by Curtin University research.

dateSep 17, 2014 in Engineering
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Why cement tends to thicken

Researchers at the ETH Zurich have unraveled the microscopic mechanism behind shear thickening: the increase in viscosity with speed observed for dense particle suspensions under flow. The study has a direct impact on the ...

dateOct 01, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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