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The flexible and reliable binder solution empowers the local precast manufacturers to produce a customized UHPC optimizing costs by leveraging on local available materials.
The team behind an Israeli company that makes marine-friendly concrete for shoreline and offshore projects may about to win an international prize for innovation.
HeidelbergCement was awarded the German Innovation Award for Climate and Environment (IKU) in the category "Process Innovations for Climate Protection" for its innovative ReConcrete-360° concept. In ReConcrete-360°, demolished concrete is crushed using novel processes and selectively separated into its components: in addition to sand and gravel, hardened cement paste is also obtained in this way.
Region: Germany
HeidelbergCement has acquired six ready-mixed concrete plants and one sandpit via its Czech subsidiary Českomoravský beton, a.s. from Kámen Zbraslav, a.s. in the Moravia region in the Eastern part of the Czech Republic.
With the pervasive single-use masks during the pandemic now presenting an environmental problem, researchers have demonstrated the idea of incorporating old masks into a cement mixture to create stronger, more durable concrete. 
Region: USA
Researchers from NTU Singapore have developed the capability to use recycled glass in 3D printing, opening doors to a more environmentally sustainable way of building and construction.
A new research facility which hopes to 3D print the concrete bases of giant wind turbine towers has been launched, with those involved in the project hoping it will help to lower costs for the industry as turbines grow in size.
Region: USA

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