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15

Jun 2020
Ottawa planning to require low-carbon concrete in federal construction projects

All cement used to be of a type that produces 10 percent fewer emissions, starting in 2021

27

Apr 2020
Building Beyond Borders establishes women’s community center in Moroccan village

Research group chose to utilize materials that could be obtained locally

16

Apr 2020
Canada seeks to remove carbon from concrete and steel

New construction codes could encourage builders to try new material alternatives

25

Feb 2020
University of Tokyo develops new concrete recycling method

Researchers are adding discarded wood to the process  ...

24

Feb 2020
Dakar: Prices of building materials inch down in January

Most materials experienced modest declines

17

Feb 2020
City of Bristol College will have an Advanced Construction Skills Centre

Construction works started a few days ago

03

Feb 2020
Peru: Price of construction materials remains flat in January

Prices edged down over the last 12 months

24

Jan 2020
Study says Europe needs to increase construction waste recycling

Nearly 400 million tons of construction waste were generated in Europe in 2016

22

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

15

Jan 2020
US scientists develop “living cement”

The material is able to repair cracks on its surface

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

07

Jan 2020
Wood construction grows in Brazil

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

02

Jan 2020
CEMEX supplies concrete for new Guitar Hotel in Hollywood

Project worth over USD 1 billion

17

Dec 2019
Denmark: Mobile concrete crusher smashing over 15 thousand tons of concrete

Concrete to be used in road and parking construction

10

Dec 2019
Structurlam expands into US with new mass timber plant

The company secured an exclusive supply agreement with Walmart in Arkansas

09

Dec 2019
Brazil: E2E acquires majority stake in Tecverde

E2E produces complete building solutions including panels, interior wooden frames and exterior slabs  ...

02

Dec 2019
LafargeHolcim expands brick production capacity in Africa

Over 800 thousand tons of wood are burned per year in brick-firing processes  ...

30

Nov 2019
The Untapped Potential of Fly Ash - Rishit Dalal, Jaycee

In an exclusive interview with CemWeek, Rishit Dalal, Director of Projects and International Business at Jaycee, shares his insights on the global fly ash market, from current challenges preventing higher ...

28

Nov 2019
Transparent wood proves promising for construction industry

New material is weather-proof, resistant to fire and much stronger than conventional wood  ...

27

Nov 2019
Brazil: Campo Grande to replace wooden bridges with reinforced concrete

Officials opened bids on November 26

26

Nov 2019
Quebec launches programs to boost wood building sector

Over USD 5 million will be invested in both strategies

25

Nov 2019
Stora Enso develops new wood office buildings concept

The concept provides guidance on the use of prefabricated wooden building components  ...

07

Nov 2019
Brazil boosts concrete bridge construction through new program

Project seeks to develop 80 bridges per year

29

Oct 2019
Tarmac develops new aggregates terminal at Port of Tilbury

Operations are expected to begin at the end of 2020

21

Oct 2019
Estonia gets its first road paved with plastic asphalt

Nearly 5,000 plastic bottles will be crushed during the road’s development

07

Oct 2019
AZEK Building Products and Huttig Building Products announce partnership

The companies are targeting key markets in Washington and Oregon

03

Oct 2019
Metsä Wood UK's losses deepen in past fiscal year

Company’s turnover declined to GBP 149.2 million

17

Sep 2019
British Colombia’s forest sector to invest in a technological future

The region is investing in innovation in wood construction  ...

11

Sep 2019
Hemp Naturals designing prototype property with KallerArchitecture

The eco-friendly buildings come with a 400 to 500-year lifespan

04

Sep 2019
Bhutan’s building materials manufacturers struggling to stay afloat

Local government seeking solutions to aid domestic producers

02

Sep 2019
Oji Holdings and Shimizu Corporation develop paper materials for temporary construction

The new solutions can replace steel and wood as temporary construction materials  ...

14

Aug 2019
Construction projects in New Zeland plagued by delays

Lack of qualified staff and an unclear project pipeline are disrupting the sector

07

Aug 2019
Peru: Building materials prices inch down in 1H2019

Out of the 10 construction assets monitored, 7 registered a price decline

02

Aug 2019
Ukraine begins taxation of imported Russian cement

The tax’s collection began on August 1

17

Jul 2019
Chapman Brothers seeks to build new asphalt plant

The new plant is intended to be portable

12

Jul 2019
Construction materials prices rise in Nicaragua

The Construction Materials Price Index showed an increase between January and May 2019

28

Jun 2019
Eco-friendly social housing developed In France

Project serves as an example of environmentally friendly architecture

14

Jun 2019
Just BioFiber develops new building material with hemp, lime and water

The material is fire-proof and has many advantages when compared to traditional building materials

14

Jun 2019
German and Swiss researchers develop new construction methods with wood

The engineers found a way to make wood curve by just using moisture  ...

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