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DID YOU KNOW THAT...?
 

... the use of recycled concrete aggregate as compactible fill started in the 1970s when landfills located near populated areas started refusing broken concrete? Read more about innovation of recycled aggregate concrete here

 
 
 
IN-HOUSE TALKS AND STATEMENTS
 

Upcoming 3rd International Conference on Innovative Technologies for Clean and Sustainable Development


The Conference is the follow-up of two successful international events, all focusing on Clean and Sustainable Development. There will be an in-depth discussion on Clean Technologies and Sustainable Development.


The conference will take place on19–21 February 2020, Chandigarh, India


RILEM members and future delegates are invited to register here.


For more information regarding the conference, please visit the event webpage.

 
 
 
OUTSOURCED BUSINESS AND STORIES
 

Bacteria used to create "self-growing" masonry


It is happening at Colorado University (CU), Boulder, CO, USA, where some scientists claim to have found the recipe for bricks that grow and regenerate thanks to a strain of active bacteria. Under the right conditions, these microbes eat carbon dioxide to grow and make calcium carbonate. You can read the full interview here or read the published paper on this topic here.

 
 
 
UPCOMING RILEM EVENTS
 


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