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This glow-in-the-dark concrete could build long-lasting, light-emitting highways
In the hopes of one day lighting highways without the need of electricity, a Mexican researcher has developed a unique formula ...
Cement quarry featured prominently in HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ could become a permanent attraction
The Magheramorne Quarry might just be an old Lafarge Tarmac cement quarry with a nice view of the Irish Sea in the ...
Holcim shareholders threaten merger plans with Lafarge…again
Shares in Lafarge fell by approximately 2 percent Monday after two Holcim shareholders voiced their discontent with the revised merger ...
Holcim-Lafarge merger back on track
The short-lived hold on the Holcim-Lafarge merger has ended, with the cement companies jointly stating they have “reached an agreement ...
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Holcim board delays Lafarge merger over terms
Holcim’s board of directors has determined that its merger with Lafarge will be delayed due to a disagreement of terms ...
PCA’s Sullivan: Cement consumption on straight growth trajectory through 2017; optimism palpable at World of Concrete
Cement consumption grew by 8 percent in 2014 and is on track to grow another 8 percent in both 2016 ...
Cement shortage taking its toll on Minnesota projects
Construction projects in Minnesota are struggling to get done in a timely manner due to a cement shortage. CBS Minnesota ...
Thieves are plundering the world’s beaches for sand as global demand for concrete grows
Once-beautiful beaches in many parts of the world are losing their most distinctive feature at an alarming rate due to ...
PCA forecasts steady growth for cement consumption through 2016 as construction activity increases
According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains ...
Why repair cracks when you can avoid them altogether?
Fibers in concrete bridges controls cracks High-performance, fiber-reinforced concrete controls cracks and provides satisfactory bond strengths in bridge deck construction, say ...
A crack-resistant road? You better believe it!
Stress-absorbing membrane interlayer in Rural Nevada In Washoe County, Nev. County Highway 447 was improved by cold in-place recycling, placement of ...
A road without fibers is a road soon to be in need of repair
New research is reaffirming the benefits of steel or synthetic engineered fibers in asphalt pavements and concrete, where they enhance ...
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