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de Cavis AG, Switzerland

We are a Swiss material manufacturer that operates innovative technology and product development and consults in the field of materials. Our goal-oriented approach and our creative solutions allow us to efficiently develop novel materials in a customer-oriented manner. We serve industrial sectors s more

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  • Cement as a climate killer: Using industrial residues to produce carbon neutral alternatives

    Producing cement takes a big toll on our climate: Around eight per cent of annual global carbon dioxide emissions can be attributed to this process. However, the demand for cement continues to rise. A team of geoscientists from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) has found a way to produ more

  • Deep decarbonization of industry is possible with innovations

    On behalf of the EU Commission, Fraunhofer ISI explored what contribution individual technologies can make to decarbonizing industry and how to support them. The study shows that it is possible to cut emissions by 95% by 2050. However, this requires innovative carbon-neutral technologies and compreh more

  • Cementless fly ash binder makes concrete 'green'

    Rice University engineers have developed a composite binder made primarily of fly ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, that can replace Portland cement in concrete. The material is cementless and environmentally friendly, according to Rice materials scientist Rouzbeh Shahsavari, who develope more

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How seawater strengthens Roman concrete

The ancient Romans had a recipe for concrete that won't corrode in seawater. Scientists are trying to figure it out. more

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Cement

Cement In the most general sense of the word, cement is a binder, a substance which sets and hardens independently, and can bind other materials together. The name "cement" goes back to the Romans who used the term "opus caementitium" to descri ... more

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