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British Columbia allows municipalities to approve encapsulated mass timber construction up to 12 stories

Projects carried out ahead of Expo 2020 have contributed to strong activity

Bacteria may be a solution for damage caused by road salt

The material is sustainable and increases the resilience of structures to earthquakes

The material can absorb and release energy


23 May 2019

Shaanxi cement producers accused of cartelization

Prices have been steadily increasing

23 May 2019

Canada’s housing starts rise in April

Multi-unit starts see strong recovery during the month

23 May 2019

US construction backlog rises in March

Non-residential construction surges while industrial contracting has declined

23 May 2019

Ghana’s government organizes training workshop for pre-cast concrete manufacturers

The manufacturers were urged to comply with international standards

23 May 2019

Australian researchers discover alternative to concrete

The new material has better heat-absorbing qualities than cement

23 May 2019

Seaborne cementitious trade to reach 180 mt by 2024; clinker tops cement

Between 2019 and 2024, the total volume of sea-based traded cementitious materials is forecast to re

22 May 2019

Part of Ukrainian road to be built using concrete

The part of the highway encompasses three regions

China imposes safeguards on cement imports from GCC countries
The measures will be implemented from June 21 onwards
21 May
21 May
New steel plant in Kenya to provide relief to construction industry
Suppliers are now able to acquire materials at a discount
20 May
Polish cities using more eco-friendly concrete
The addition of a specific component to cement makes concrete more able of absorbing emissions
20 May
Ghana Standards Authority to enforce new certification of buildings and materials
Non-compliant players will be sanctioned under the new program
21 May
India: Drought in Chennai affects construction efforts
Industries are sourcing water from private players, and costs keep escalating
20 May
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