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New planning policy fails aggregates industry - The Construction Index

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New planning policy fails aggregates industry
The Construction Index
Few would welcome aggregate extraction near to their home, and local councillors have to explain to their voters why they have given planning permission for new quarries.
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Defunct Business Admits Fraud In Concrete Tests - Manufacturing.net

Defunct Business Admits Fraud In Concrete Tests
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GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) -- A Diamondhead business that no longer exists has admitted making false statements on concrete-stress tests on jobs at Stennis Space Center in south Mississippi.
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The Daily — Cement, April 2013

Related subjects. Construction · Construction materials · Manufacturing · Non-metallic mineral and metal · PDF version · Previous release. Data on cement are now available for April.
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Research and Markets: Cement & Concrete Manufacturers (Global) - Analysis of ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Research and Markets: Cement & Concrete Manufacturers (Global) - Analysis of ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com | Concrete technology | Scoop.it
Research and Markets: Cement & Concrete Manufacturers (Global) - Analysis of ...
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Who knew concrete could be so cool?

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Alien settlement or Swiss gallery? Concrete is full of buildings that stun, amaze and occasionally shock

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Roman concrete provides the secret for modern advances : Archaeology News from Past Horizons

Roman concrete provides the secret for modern advances : Archaeology News from Past Horizons | Concrete technology | Scoop.it

In a quest to make concrete more durable and sustainable, an international team of geologists and engineers has found inspiration in the ancient Romans, whose massive concrete structures have withstood the elements for more than 2,000 years.


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Scientists Have Found the Ancient Secret of Indestructible Concrete

For the most part, we humans are better at things than we were thousands of years ago. But there are some things the ancients had down pat. Roman concrete, for instance, is just way better than anything we can whip up ...
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Ancient Roman Concrete Is About to Revolutionize Modern Architecture

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Portland cement can't match the staying power of its Roman predecessor, and researchers now know why

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Scientists transform cement into liquid metal | Crave - CNET

Laser beams and an aerodynamic levitator help scientists melt cement into a metallic-glass material that can act as a semiconductor. Read this article by Amanda Kooser on CNET.
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Crushing concrete for new roads - Western Producer (subscription)

Crushing concrete for new roads
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In a single day, the Saskatoon-based engineering company can crush and recycle as much as 2,500 tonnes of material that would otherwise be dumped in municipal landfills.
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Does cement have a new, environmentally sound role to play in buildings today? - Examiner.com

Does cement have a new, environmentally sound role to play in buildings today?
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Evidently, recent discoveries of a concrete made in the year 37 B.C. has brought light to the use of cement in today's world.
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We don't want ugly or boring buildings - The Press

We don't want ugly or boring buildings - The Press | Concrete technology | Scoop.it
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We don't want ugly or boring buildings
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Critics have lambasted tilt-slab concrete boxes, walls of glass and high-rise towers. Some people want to see ornamental facades restored.
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To improve today's concrete, do as the Romans did

In a quest to make concrete more durable and sustainable, a UC Berkeley-led team of geologists and engineers has found inspiration in the ancient Romans, whose massive concrete structures have withstood the elements ...
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New Concrete House / Wespi de Meuron - ArchDaily

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New Concrete House / Wespi de Meuron
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The cleareasy-cut volumetry and also the naturalistic materializing of the concrete in the same colour like the natural rocks, integrates the new building with caution in the heterogeneous area.
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Better Concrete - California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences Better Concrete California Academy of Sciences To make a greener, more durable concrete, scientists from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia, working with Berkeley researchers, used...
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