Saudi Arabia must focus on building cheap and environmentally-friendly houses using concrete and wooden materials for the ever-increasing population in capital Riyadh, said an expert.
According to World Bank (WB) figures, the popu
Several of the world’s largest construction and concrete companies will gather in Dubai this month to discuss solutions to ensure a consistent supply of the most-used building material – concrete.
A new ‘sensing skin’ technology has been developed by researchers, which could be an early warning system for concrete structures to allow authorities to respond to concrete damage, said a report.
Key issues affecting the concrete and construction industry were tackled at a leading conference hosted by Beirut last week.
The Future Concrete conference was organised by Advanced Construction and Technology
The latest developments and technological advancements in the construction industry are to be highlighted in a future concrete conference in Lebanon this week to address the challenges in the changing landscape of the industry.
The global demand for cement and concrete additives is projected to increase 9.3 per cent annually to $21.2 billion in 2017, said an expert.
Mike Richardson, an analyst, said: “Although growth in world ce
Mapei, a leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and chemical products for construction, has launched its latest additive technology ‘Re-Con Zero’ (Returned Concrete with Zero Impact) at the International Concrete Sustainability
MH Al Mahroos, a Bahrain-based industrial and engineering equipment trading company, has opened a new service center and show room for Putzmeister, a leading manufacturer of concrete and material placing equipment headquartered in Germany.
Emirates Steel, the largest integrated steel maker in the UAE, said it has become the fourth rebar manufacturer in the world to win a top quality system certificate from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Emirates Steel w
BASF, one of the world's leading chemical companies with a major pressence in the region, said its construction division has developed a new 'life cycle analyzer' software that helps to improve concrete characteristics.