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Self-healing fungal concrete developed

A new concept in self-healing fungal derived concrete could provide sustainable solution to crumbling infrastructure, according to new research. The material is low polluting and low cost.

Scientist's have figured out what makes Roman concrete superior

Roman seawalls have withstood the ravages of pounding waves and the elements for over two thousand years, an amazing testament to their engineering skills and ingenuity. Now, we know how they made that long-lasting concrete.

Environmentally-friendly concrete manufactured

Materials scientists have succeeded in developing an environmentally-friendly concrete. This is based on energy-efficient technology that harnesses largely low-temperature, water-based reactions.

Using bones and shells to make super-concrete

Concrete is a strong material, essential for most construction projects. It is, however, prone to cracking over time. Can concrete be made stronger? It seems so by adding bones and shells.

Sinkhole that swallowed car gets filled

High Wycombe - The massive sinkhole that appeared overnight and swallowed a VW Lupo car has been filled with tonnes of concrete today, Sunday 9th of February.

Op-Ed: Nature versus stone — Break on through to the other side

While I'm aware that today's world can no longer function without the infrastructure made of concrete, stone, metal - there's always a tiny leap of joy that makes me reach for the camera when I see nature breaking through stone -- against all odds.

Graphic Video: Cat found buried alive in concrete in Arizona

Colorado City - A live kitten was found encased in solid concrete inside a metal tube in Colorado City, Arizona. The cat was discovered by a former member of the FLDS, Andrew Chatwin, who said the sect often uses dead cats as threatening message to former members.

Company Files Patent Application To Turn Waste into Concrete

Power of the Dream Ventures (PDV), one of Hungary's premier technology acquisition companies, announced that the Company has filed a Hungarian patent application for a new concrete additive allowing for the incorporation of plastics, glass into concrete.

Color-Changing Concrete Technology

This color changing technology is brought to you by The concrete is called Chronos Chromos concrete that is able to systematically display numbers, letters, patterns, and colors in it.

Concrete display screen

Dome lights in metro stations? Interactive squash courts? Walls coming alive and the advertisement pillars of the future?

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This pervious parking lot at Miller Park in Fair Oaks  Calif.  is helping to preserve over 23 mature...
This pervious parking lot at Miller Park in Fair Oaks, Calif., is helping to preserve over 23 mature olive trees through natural irrigation.
Concrete Network
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Artists impression of the proposed Swansea Today Lagoon.
Artists impression of the proposed Swansea Today Lagoon.
Tidal Lagoon Power
Scientists believe they have discovered the secret of why concrete used by the ancient Romans was so...
Scientists believe they have discovered the secret of why concrete used by the ancient Romans was so strong.
Jean-Christophe BENOIST

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