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Jan 2020
Team of researchers advocates use of living fungus in eco-friendly construction

The provocative idea emerged as a way to address climate change

22

Jan 2020
US: Construction materials prices reach slowest growth since 2015

In December, ready-mix concrete prices continued to fall

22

Jan 2020
Construction costs in Portugal grow in November 2019

Price of materials and labor rose during the period  ...

21

Jan 2020
Production of clay construction materials in Europe reaches EUR 900 million in 2018

In France, tiles manufacture is around three times larger than that of bricks

20

Jan 2020
Bee’ah and Seramic Materials team up to produce building materials from waste

Ashes produced by the company’s solid waste incinerators are to be recycled into construction materials  ...

20

Jan 2020
Colombia: Housing construction prices increase in 2019

Gray cement, additives and pressure equipment suffered the biggest increases

16

Jan 2020
Recycled aggregates used for road construction in Córdoba

A decade after the project’s completion, the materials managed to maintain their structural integrity  ...

16

Jan 2020
Wagners’ cement-free concrete approved for use in Germany

The company replaces limestone with fly ash

15

Jan 2020
US scientists develop “living cement”

The material is able to repair cracks on its surface  ...

15

Jan 2020
New eco-friendly concrete developed by Philippine students

New material set to improve the sector’s sustainability  ...

15

Jan 2020
Désir-Construction offering brick houses in Cameroon

Initiative uses local materials such as earth, clay, stones and rocks  ...

13

Jan 2020
Directa Plus to test new graphene-enhanced asphalt at Italian airport

New type of asphalt to provide more benefits when compared to more standard materials  ...

13

Jan 2020
Spanish initiative seeks to use more recycled and natural construction materials

Research has been made on how to lower the industry’s energy consumption and environmental impact

13

Jan 2020
Mexico: Price of construction materials increases in 2020

However, operating costs did not increase as much as initially anticipated

10

Jan 2020
Arcosa closes acquisition of Cherry Industries

Cherry's assets will join Arcosa’s existing 19 active aggregate and specialty materials locations in Texas  ...

10

Jan 2020
Argentina: Sales of construction materials close 2019 on a decline

Concrete and lime sales experienced the biggest decreases

09

Jan 2020
São Paulo’s construction costs remain stable in December 2019

Building materials’ average prices climbed marginally  ...

08

Jan 2020
Cambodia: Prices of construction materials imports surge 50% in 2019

Cement import values topped USD 100 million

08

Jan 2020
Saint-Gobain acquires Sonex in acoustic ceilings in Brazil

The company offers innovative high-performance solutions in a wide range of colors, materials and forms  ...

07

Jan 2020
CW Summit Americas 2020 to focus on strategies, challenges and opportunities for the building materials industry

Leading global and multi-industry advisory, research and business intelligence boutique CW Group is pleased to host another edition of the successful and benchmark industry event, CW Summit Americas.

07

Jan 2020
Wood construction grows in Brazil

The material is seen as a sustainable alternative to other building materials  ...

06

Jan 2020
Jammu and Kashmir government lifts toll fees for building materials

Materials will now be available at lower prices  ...

06

Jan 2020
Engineer converts Gaza waste into building materials

Bricks generated from waste ash are lighter when compared to average ones

06

Jan 2020
Costa Rica’s CRDC transforming plastic waste into building materials

Project sought to utilize unmanaged plastic waste stream to produce quality products

06

Jan 2020
Azerbaijan: Building materials production rises in 2019

Construction lime output in January-November surpassed 40 thousand tons

06

Jan 2020
New building materials mini-industries to be established in Cuba

Projects seek to improve fuel savings on transport of materials  ...

03

Jan 2020
Weekly cement market update

Top stories from the previous week, from Bangladesh cutting taxes for imports of cement raw materials, to LEILAC developing a new technology to reduce emissions of the cement and lime industries  ...

03

Jan 2020
Fly ash facilities in India pressured by lack of raw materials

More than 70 Odisha units are bound to shut down

03

Jan 2020
France: Building materials demand to decline by 2050, ADEME says

Use of materials in the housing sector to decrease due to construction slowdown  ...

02

Jan 2020
Puma group to establish building materials lab in Córdoba

Company seeks to complement its existing construction innovation facilities

02

Jan 2020
Spain: Extremadura to develop houses using recycled materials

Initiative plans to construct over 20 buildings through the LIFE ReNatural NZEB project

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