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New sustainable hybrid sandwich elements combine concrete and wood

October 14, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

Hybrid construction offers construction companies a more sustainable way of building without changing their current building methods. Metsä Wood and its partners have designed a hybrid sandwich wall element, which will renew offsite construction. The innovation…

Annual Request for Concrete Research Proposals Now Open

August 2, 2021 - in News, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.  – The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council seeks to advance the concrete industry through the funding of concrete…

Sustainable New Concrete Mix from AEEE To Reduce Cement’s Global Carbon Footprint, Boosts Tensile Strength by Over 100% While Reducing Total Costs by More Than 50%

July 12, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

INFOGRAPHIC 1: Cement's Annual Emissions Footprint Peer Review Confirms Revolutionary Concrete Strength and Durability  NEW YORK - AEEE Capital Holding…

View Smart Windows Selected for Renovation of 111 Wall Street, a Reimagined Office Tower in Manhattan’s Financial District

June 21, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

NEW YORK, New York and MILPITAS, Calif., June 21, 2021 - View, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIEW) (“View”), the market leader in smart glass, announced its smart windows will be installed at 111 Wall Street, a 25-story, 1.2 million-square-foot waterfront office tower…

SSSBA Releases Short Span Steel Bridge Technical Video Series

June 11, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance (SSSBA) has released a series of 12 short videos that address common technical questions related to the design and installation of short span steel bridges, classified as those with spans up to…

The Durst Organization repositions landmark Manhattan building by installing View Smart Windows

View’s smart windows increase natural light and views, mitigate climate change, and now, turn science fiction into reality by incorporating immersive transparent HD displays New York, NY and Milpitas, CA: The Durst Organization today announced it has installed…

Hycrete Chosen for “Little Island” – Pier 55 Renovation Project

Fairfield, N.J., May 27, 2021 – Hycrete, Inc., a leader in waterproofing and corrosion protection technologies for concrete, is proud to announce that it was been chosen as the waterproofing and anti-corrosion admixture for the "Little Island" Pier 55 Project…

Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative Advances Seismic Performance of Steel Floor and Roof Diaphragms

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A significant research project encompassing five years of work with over $2 million of industry and National Science Foundation (NSF) funding has concluded, with results that significantly advance the seismic performance of steel…

Hybrid Sandwich Wall Element: Sustainable and Efficient Construction

Hybrid construction offers construction companies more sustainable way of building without changing the current way of construction. Metsä Wood and its partners have designed a hybrid sandwich wall element which will renew offsite construction. The innovation…

Snam, RINA and the GIVA Group: the world’s first test with a 30% natural gas/hydrogen blend in steel forging

The mix was used to power furnaces at the Rho plant of Forgiatura A. Vienna (GIVA Group) Milan – The world’s first test of a 30% natural gas/hydrogen blend in the forging processes used in industrial steelmaking was held in Rho (province of Milan), at…