Engineers from RMIT partnered with Australian recycling companies to make concrete out of soft plastics. The concrete was used for Coles Horsham’s car park and a footpath in Frankston. RMIT’s Jonathan Tran described the broader implications of this process for Australia’s construction industry. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage for more […]
A three-floor apartment building is now being 3D printed in Germany by Peri, a Germany-based formwork and scaffolding maker. The three-floor, 4,090-square foot apartment building will contain five apartment units of varying sizes – good for both single occupants and families – and a basement. The home is being produced […]
This versatile concrete machine makes curbs, gutters, footpaths, and barrier walls. Following is a transcript of the video. This machine perfectly pours concrete. It’s the 5700-C machine by Power Curbers & Power Pavers. This versatile machine makes curbs, gutters, footpaths, and barrier walls. It can even handle irrigation ditches and […]
If you’re planning a beach vacation, you’d better get to it soon. An alarming statistic for you: 67% of Southern California beaches? GONE by 2100. All because of sand. Even if you don’t think about the grainy stuff, you use it daily. You’re reading this off something made with sand, […]
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A brilliant new creation is helping one of the best preserved places in the world. Yellowstone National Park has begun to use porous, or thirsty, concrete in walkways throughout their park. The new concrete, called Flexi-Pave, is made with stones and recycled tires, and Michelin has been helping them install it all over the park.
Lock-Block Ltd, a construction material production company, has introduced an innovative system to make quick and durable tunnels that can be used as pedestrian passageways, wine cellars, shelters, and more.
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Yellowstone is using 'thirsty' concrete that absorbs 50 gallons of water a minute.
Mudjacking or slabjacking is a technique used to raise and level concrete. Foundation Works has developed a new foam technique, Polylevel, that can raise thousands of pounds of concrete despite its light weight.
VIDEO: Tarmac has created Topmix Permeable, a porous concrete that allows rain water to flow though it.
PolyLEVEL, by Foundation Supportworks, is a...
VIDEO: Conductive concrete is 20% different from normal concrete, containing steel shavings and carbon particles.