1st International Conference on Low-Carbon Cement and Concrete Technology opens in London

Following a welcome address by conference co-chairs Prof Yun Bai and Prof Neil Milestone, of University College London, Prof Fredrik P Glasser of the University of Aberdeen (UK), who was also presented with an award for his lifelong dedication to the subject, explained the cement industry’s part in terms of energy and carbon dioxide emissions […]

Assessing durability of concrete in marine environment

The first phase of a project to investigate durability of concrete structures in aggressive marine environment has started in Cuba. Through a joint collaboration between Swiss institutions (ETHZ, EPFL, SDC) and Cuban institutions (MICONS, MITRANS, UCLV) the first 20m girder made with LC3 concrete has been finalized. Sensors developed by IfB have been placed inside […]