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A novel approach to recycling construction waste

The construction industry is one of the most resource-intensive sectors of the German economy. The nation's buildings constitute a vast store of raw materials, harboring some 100 billion metric tons of materials that could ...

dateOct 25, 2018 in Engineering
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Why does concrete swell and crack?

Unfortunately, concrete does not last forever. The ravages of time also take their toll on concrete structures in Switzerland. Not only are reinforced structures like bridges affected, but also concrete buildings without ...

dateOct 05, 2018 in Engineering
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Technique strengthens buildings using wood waste

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have found an innovative and environmental-friendly technique to enhance building structures. The new method, which incorporates biochar recycled from saw dust into ...

dateApr 13, 2018 in Engineering
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