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Self-Compacting Concrete made with Ash from Combustion of Olive Pruning Residue Pellets

63908 University of Granada researchers have successfully manufactured self-compacting concrete using ash from the combustion of olive pruning residue pellets. Due to its plasticity and cohesion, this type of concrete needs no compaction when used in construction and has many advantages over conventional concrete, resulting in considerable savings of time and money. This image shows the… Seguir Leyendo Self-Compacting Concrete made with Ash from Combustion of Olive Pruning Residue Pellets

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Self-Compacting Concrete made with Ash from Combustion of Olive Pruning Residue Pellets

63908 University of Granada researchers have successfully manufactured self-compacting concrete using ash from the combustion of olive pruning residue pellets. Due to its plasticity and cohesion, this type of concrete needs no compaction when used in construction and has many advantages over conventional concrete, resulting in considerable savings of time and money. This image shows the… Seguir Leyendo Self-Compacting Concrete made with Ash from Combustion of Olive Pruning Residue Pellets

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Researchers Patent Reusable and Inflatable Hydraulic Dam

63711 Researchers from the University of Granada have patented a new system, based on placing modules as the foundations for building cheaper, inflatable hydraulic dams, which can be assembled and dismantled very easily. This shows the three inventors of the University of Granada. From left to right, Fernando Delgado Ramos, Jose Antonio Moreno Perez and… Seguir Leyendo Researchers Patent Reusable and Inflatable Hydraulic Dam

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Researchers Patent Reusable and Inflatable Hydraulic Dam

63711 Researchers from the University of Granada have patented a new system, based on placing modules as the foundations for building cheaper, inflatable hydraulic dams, which can be assembled and dismantled very easily. This shows the three inventors of the University of Granada. From left to right, Fernando Delgado Ramos, Jose Antonio Moreno Perez and… Seguir Leyendo Researchers Patent Reusable and Inflatable Hydraulic Dam

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Schools and Other Buildings Can Be Strengthened Against Earthquakes Using Simple Method

Schools and Other Buildings Can Be Strengthened Against Earthquakes Using Simple Method The flaw is widespread in China, Latin America, Turkey and other countries. The buildings have too many “partial-height” walls between structural columns and could be easily strengthened by replacing some windows with ordinary masonry bricks, said Santiago Pujol, an assistant professor of civil… Seguir Leyendo Schools and Other Buildings Can Be Strengthened Against Earthquakes Using Simple Method

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Marble Quality and Durability to be Determined by New Technique

– Marble Quality and Durability to be Determined by New Technique The international commerce of ornamental stones has grown all over the world in the last years, revealing a decided solid support to the aesthetics of natural stones in buildings construction and urban ornamentation. Marble is, undoubtedly, the ornamental stone par excellence. All through history,… Seguir Leyendo Marble Quality and Durability to be Determined by New Technique

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New Technique for Dealing With Salt Damage to Stone Heritage Buildings

– New Technique for Dealing With Salt Damage to Stone Heritage Buildings Humidity, environmental pollution, cleaning with aggressive products for the chemical composition of the rock, etc give rise to the appearance of salts which cause stone decomposition, paint coats detachment, dust accumulation, etc. The treatments used up to now to deal with the problem… Seguir Leyendo New Technique for Dealing With Salt Damage to Stone Heritage Buildings

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Construction Sector Reports the Highest Industry Accident Rate

Building NewsConstruction Sector Reports the Highest Industry Accident Ratein the World of WorkConstruction sector reports the highest industry accident rate in theworld of work. Construction workers are also those who perceive moreclearly the lack of job safety. In all, 97.8% of them, according to theDepartment of Employment. In fact, one of every three work accidentstakes… Seguir Leyendo Construction Sector Reports the Highest Industry Accident Rate