Building Better and Resilient Buildings and Infrastructure in our communities to higher standards than are required by currently established building codes is critical to the future wellbeing of millions of people worldwide.Continue reading
The Fundamentals of How Cement Is made
Cement is the basic ingredient of concrete. Concrete is formed when portland cement creates a paste with water that binds with sand and rock to harden.Continue reading
Carbon Neutral Concrete
Concrete. It is the world’s most widely-used building material. It is estimated that the cement and concrete sectors account for roughly 5 to 7% of global carbon emissions.Continue reading
The Built Environment – What does it entail?
The term ‘built environment’ is widely used but often is interpreted to represent structures such as homes and buildings. The ‘built environment’ includes all aspects of our everyday surroundings that have been constructed by humans, as distinct from the natural environment.Continue reading
Climate Change and Concrete – How are they related?
Much has been written about climate change, yet it is often difficult to pin down exactly what it means for our way of life as well as the future of our economy.Continue reading