Construction materials

Auto Added by WPeMatico

Skanska on its way to trial graphene-enhanced asphalt on the M25

Earlier this month, it was reported that Directa Plus and Skanska are getting ready a trial of re-surfacing a section of a UK road in Curbridge, Oxfordshire with materials containing G+ graphene substance. Now, Skanska has mentioned that it...

Continue reading →

GrapheneCA provides graphene for major commercial construction project in Mexico

GrapheneCA has reported that it is the sole provider for all of the graphene being used in a major commercial construction project that makes use of the miracle material currently underway in Mexico.The Centro de Convenciones Siglo XXI is...

Continue reading →

GrapheneCA launches graphene-based admix for cement improvement

GrapheneCA recently introduced a new product line called Original Graphene (OG). OG Concrete Admix, aimed at the retail concrete industry, reportedly imbues cement with graphene’s superior properties to make it stronger, lighter, and more resistant.GrapheneCA’s focus on a price-sensitive...

Continue reading →

Aecom uses graphene by Versarien to 3D print an arch that may modernize transport networks

Global infrastructure services firm Aecom is reportedly developing one of the UK’s first 3D-printed commercial products made from graphene-reinforced polymer.The CNCTArch is being tested in Bristol (Photo from Aecom)Aecom has produced a graphene arch using additive manufacturing techniques. It...

Continue reading →

GrapheneCA enters MoU with Apis Cor to develop a graphene-enhanced 3D printing system

GrapheneCA, graphene producer and developer of graphene-based technology for industries and consumers, has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Apis Cor to develop a 3D printing system capable of printing graphene materials.GrapheneCA and its partner...

Continue reading →

Highways England to explore the use of graphene for UK roads

Highways England, a government responsible for motorways and major A roads, has partnered with the Graphene Engineering Innovation Center (GEIC), in order to use graphene to address challenges experienced by the road network in England, such as the deterioration...

Continue reading →

ZEN Graphene Solutions awarded a USD$742,600 grant for graphene-enhanced concrete project

Zen Graphene Solutions recently announced that it has been awarded a $1,000,000 CAD (around $742,600 USD) grant that will accelerate ZEN’s graphene-enhanced concrete research and development project.According to Zen, the grant may potentially help achieve the goal to provide...

Continue reading →

Graphene/hBN ceramic could act as a sensor for structures and aircraft

Rice University and Iran University of Science and Technology researchers have found a unique ceramic material that could act as a sensor for structures.The ceramic becomes more electrically conductive under elastic strain and less conductive under plastic strain, and...

Continue reading →

Talga Resources reports breakthrough on its graphene-infused concrete project

Australia-based advanced materials company Talga Resources has reported high levels of electrical conductivity in concrete by using an additive developed from the Company’s graphene-graphite research and development laboratory in the UK.(L) Talga concrete sample after melting 5cm depth of...

Continue reading →

Exeter team creates innovative new ‘green’ concrete using graphene

Researchers from the University of Exeter have developed a new technique that incorporates graphene into traditional concrete production, to make more than twice as strong and four times more water resistant than existing concretes. The new graphene-reinforced concrete material...

Continue reading →