RILEM BITS&BOBS ON T&T  
 
 
DID YOU KNOW THAT...?
 
Did you know that super-absorbent polymers (SAP) used in concrete technologies to improve freeze-thaw resistance and mitigate autogenous shrinkage are also used in baby-nappies and in agriculture applications? Discover more about this concrete technology here.
 
 
 
IN-HOUSE TALKS AND STATEMENTS
 
Although the deadline for the submission of a conference contribution closed on 1 June this year, you are still on time to buy your tickets to attend the FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON 3-D PRINTING AND TRANSPORTATION, to be held in Washington, DC, USA, on 20 and 21 November 2019.   The objective of this conference is to share knowledge and information on how 3-D printing in construction and manufacturing is impacting the transportation industry.   This is a RILEM co-sponsored event. Some RILEM members of TC 276-DFC "Digital fabrication with cement-based materials" contributed to the organization of this event by taking part into its Scientific Committee.
 
 
 
OUTSOURCED BUSINESS AND STORIES
 
The Indian Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced $99.2 million to be given to more than 200 local government agencies to help them pay for infrastructure projects. More details here.
 
 
 
UPCOMING RILEM EVENTS