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By: Jessica Oosthuizen 11th May 2018 There is a massive need for skills development in the construction industry, particularly in the concrete industry, says cement and concrete technical services ...

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New cement and concrete industry body ... - Engineering News

Mar 01, 2021  A new industry organisation Cement and Concrete South Africa (CCSA) was launched on March 1 to create long-term shared value and industry growth in

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Engineering News - New cement and concrete industry body ...

Mar 01, 2021  Engineering News Online provides real time news reportage through originated written,video and audio material. Each week,an average of 240 899-page impressions are generated by over 64 719 online ...

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The latest concrete news World Cement

Jun 22, 2021  UK concrete and cement sector sets out ‘Roadmap to Beyond Net Zero’. Wednesday, 07 October 2020 08:51. The UK concrete and cement industry has launched a roadmap to become net negative by 2050, removing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits each year.

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Explained: Cement vs. concrete - MIT News

Apr 03, 2020  Since concrete is the most popular material in the world and cement is the primary binder used in concrete, these two sources of CO 2 are the main reason that cement contributes around 8 percent of global emissions. CSHub’s Executive Director Jeremy Gregory, however, sees concrete’s scale as an opportunity to mitigate climate change.

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Top Stories Concrete Construction Magazine

Dec 22, 2020  Top Stories. This is the last edition of Concrete Construction's newsletter, but our website... More. In this second part of a two-part series, our concrete professional shows you how... More. Rain, heat, and cold can all have a negative impact on a topping slab. More.

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The CONCRETE Times Online – All the news from the industry ...

[ 5 October 2020 ] Eco-concrete mixes – cement free concrete is here! Admixture News [ 2 October 2020 ] Instant on-site W/C Ratio test with new device from PERI Ready Mix [ 2 October 2020 ] WOC reschedules to June Breaking Industry News

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Engineering News - Impressive achievements by newly ...

Jul 26, 2021  Engineering News Online provides real time news reportage through originated written,video and audio material. Each week,an average of 240 899-page impressions are generated by over 64 719 online ...

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PCA In The News - cement

Engineering News-Record - Biden, GOP Senators Expected to Resume Talks on Infrastructure Bill. Concrete Products - PCA shipment figures show industry handily overcoming 2020 adversities. GreenBiz - Carbon-sucking concrete is capturing attention and funding. April 2021: Pit and Quarry - PCA’s Ireland discusses the state of the cement industry

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Carbon-busting innovations sought by concrete and cement ...

Carbon-busting innovations sought by concrete and cement industry. 19 May, 2021 By Catherine Kennedy. The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has launched a global programme to bring together tech start-ups and the cement and concrete industry to accelerate the development of innovative new low-carbon technologies. The Open Challenge ...

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Innovation challenge launched to decarbonise cement and ...

May 20, 2021  THE Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has launched a programme to help accelerate low-carbon technologies in cement and concrete production by partnering startups with industry. The Open Challenge aims to bring startups and the industry together to develop new technologies. The challenge areas include carbon capture, calcination ...

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Industry targets carbon neutral concrete by 2050 - News - GCR

Jul 07, 2021  Called ‘Concrete Action for Climate’ (CAC), the idea is to pool expertise from business, civil society, governments and investors to stimulate demand for sustainable materials and make financing and public policy assist in meeting the goal. The GCCA says it represents 40% of the global concrete and cement industry.

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Cement industry must be regulated to ... - news.sky

Aug 02, 2021  Cement industry must be regulated to eliminate its carbon emissions, says environmental expert. While major producers have reduced

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Novel Smart Cement Can Be Used to Build More Durable Roads ...

Jun 21, 2021  With cement being the most widely consumed material globally and the cement industry accounting for eight percent of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, Ange-Therese Akono, the lead author on the study and an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering, turned to nanoreinforced cement to ...

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Researchers aim to use seafood waste to improve concrete ...

Apr 14, 2021  It can be made from locally available materials, forms easily, and is very strong when it sets. At the same time, due to massive use, the cement and concrete industry is one of the most energy and carbon-intensive of all manufacturing industries. Making cement requires high temperatures (1500°C) and combustion of fuels.

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Graphene-enhanced concrete could save cash and planet E ...

May 26, 2021  Graphene-enhanced concrete could save cash and planet. A joint venture between graphene specialists at The University of Manchester and alumni-led construction firm Nationwide Engineering has developed a product that could revolutionise the concrete industry and its impact on the environment. In a world-first for the sector, the team has laid ...

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Cemex goes global with carbon-neutral concrete

Oct 29, 2020  Cemex goes global with carbon-neutral concrete. Cemex's inorganic-polymer-matrix concrete uses standard storage, mixing, and delivery equipment. When it comes to construction, concrete is king ...

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Concrete Engineering Sustainable Structures ASCE

Concrete and cement based composites are widely recognized as the only materials that will satisfy the need for basic infrastructures facilities. Using concretes with the lowest eco‐mechanical index can be the way to achieve a sustainable growth of the cement/concrete industry.

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Maxim Recruitment Concrete, Cement and Carbon: Hong Kong ...

Jan 11, 2019  Concrete dominates the Hong Kong cityscape, with the vast majority of both high- and low-rise buildings using concrete instead of steel. However, cement production creates approximately 8% of the entire world’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions [1].In fact, cement manufacturing produces around 0.9 pounds of CO2 for every pound of cement.

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South Africa - Cement industry news from Global Cement

May 12, 2021  South Africa: PPC’s group revenue grew by 3% year-on-year to US$625m in its financial year to 31 March 2021 from US$607m in the same period in 2020. Group earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased by 16% to US112m from US$96.6m. Sales and earnings rose due to a recovery in cement sales, particularly outside of Zimbabwe, and general

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Visualizing cement hydration on a molecular level MIT ...

Jun 07, 2021  With a better understanding of cement chemistry, scientists could potentially “alter production or change ingredients so that concrete has less of an impact on emissions, or add ingredients that are capable of actively absorbing carbon dioxide,” says Admir Masic, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering.

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Home - Concrete Trends The voice of the industry ...

Welcome to Concrete Trends, the voice of the industry. Concrete Trends is a business-to-business online, digital and print magazine that has been servicing the concrete

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The latest concrete news World Cement

Jun 22, 2021  UK concrete and cement sector sets out ‘Roadmap to Beyond Net Zero’. Wednesday, 07 October 2020 08:51. The UK concrete and cement industry has launched a roadmap to become net negative by 2050, removing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits each year.

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PCA In The News - cement

Engineering News-Record - Biden, GOP Senators Expected to Resume Talks on Infrastructure Bill. Concrete Products - PCA shipment figures show industry handily overcoming 2020 adversities. GreenBiz - Carbon-sucking concrete is capturing attention and funding. April 2021: Pit and Quarry - PCA’s Ireland discusses the state of the cement industry

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Newsroom - Portland Cement Association

World of Concrete 360 - PCA’s Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality Moves Forward Engineering News-Record - FEMA Watchdog: Agency Fails to Require Resilience in Disaster Rebuilds Bloomberg Law - Outdated Rules Hinder Concrete’s Potential on Climate Change Reuters - Concrete makers face heavy lift on climate pledges Pit and Quarry - PCA leaders make the case for carbon neutrality

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New blueprint for zero-emission cement and concrete by ...

Mar 16, 2021  The report, “Decarbonizing Concrete: Deep decarbonization pathways for the cement and concrete cycle in the United States, India and China,” was published today (March 16) on ClimateWorks’ website. It highlights multiple ways — including production-size mitigation measures and demand reduction by use of lean construction and sustainable ...

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Increased Infrastructure Spending Drives The Cement And ...

May 25, 2021  The Business Research Company’s Cement And Concrete Products Market Report - Opportunities And Strategies - Global Forecast To 2030. LONDON, GREATER LONDON, UK, May 25, 2021 /EINPresswire ...

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MIT students fortify concrete by adding ... - MIT News

Oct 25, 2017  Concrete is, after water, the second most widely used material on the planet. The manufacturing of concrete generates about 4.5 percent of the world’s human-induced carbon dioxide emissions. Replacing even a small portion of concrete with irradiated plastic could thus help reduce the cement industry’s global carbon footprint.

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Cement Association partners with government to put ...

Jun 15, 2021  The cement and concrete industry provides an estimated 158,000 direct and indirect jobs in Canada. Cement production in Canada was valued at more than $1.6 billion in 2014. However, the industry is one of the largest sources of industrial sector emissions in the world, accounting for an estimated seven per cent of all industrial CO2 emissions ...

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South Africa - Cement industry news from Global Cement

May 12, 2021  South Africa: PPC’s group revenue grew by 3% year-on-year to US$625m in its financial year to 31 March 2021 from US$607m in the same period in 2020. Group earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased by 16% to US112m from US$96.6m. Sales and earnings rose due to a recovery in cement sales, particularly outside of Zimbabwe, and general

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Engineering News-Record ENR

ENR is the bible of the construction industry, providing news and features about projects, products and people in construction, architecture and engineering.

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Home - Concrete Trends The voice of the industry ...

Welcome to Concrete Trends, the voice of the industry. Concrete Trends is a business-to-business online, digital and print magazine that has been servicing the concrete

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Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could ...

Feb 15, 2021  Concrete is one of the most-used resources on Earth, with an estimated 26 billion tons produced annually worldwide. That production isn’t expected to slow down for at least two more decades. Given the scale of the industry and its greenhouse gas emissions, technologies that can reinvent concrete could have profound impacts on climate change.

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Concrete in Space - News Penn State University

Jan 23, 2019  Concrete in Space. Jennifer Matthews. January 23, 2019. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — “Be prepared.”. This famous mantra isn’t just for the Boy Scouts of America. The need to build durable infrastructure on other planets is coming. To prepare, Penn State researchers have been working with NASA to explore how cement solidifies in microgravity ...

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Cement Silo For Concrete Mixing Station - HENAN SRON Silo ...

Cement Silo For Concrete Mixing Station is an important part of the concrete mixing station, which is mainly used to hold the powder that needs to be mixed. If the powder in the silo is wet or accumulated for too long, it will cause the powder in the silo to arch and agglomerate.

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Worldwide Cement Industry to 2030 - Key Mergers and ...

Aug 09, 2021  Worldwide Cement Industry to 2030 - Key Mergers and Acquisitions - ResearchAndMarkets. Read full article. August 9, 2021, 5:34 AM 2 min read. DUBLIN, August 09, 2021 -- ( BUSINESS WIRE ...

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