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Did you know that...
 

… the fourth interview with some RILEM prominent members is online? The interviewee is Prof. Arnon Bentur, Emeritus academic staff at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, and RILEM President between 2006 and 2009. You can read the interview here!

 
 
 
 
IN-HOUSE TALKS AND STATEMENTS
 

Join TC TPT
 
RILEM has a long record of TCs working on timber subjects, from testing methods to seismic performance, from fracture to creep, from in-situ assessment to reinforcement in existing structures. Active TC TPT : Tests methods for a reliable characterization of resistance, stiffness and deformation properties of timber joints is currently inviting experts to join in. Contact our office to participate to the next TC meeting. Invitations are open to everyone, not only RILEM members! Image courtesy of "Let Ideas Compete"

 
 
 
 
OUTSOURCED BUSINESS AND STORIES
 

Carbon-sucking machine
 
It is in Iceland, and it draws down a volume of CO2 emissions equivalent to about 870 cars. CO2 is filtered, mixed with water and sent to underground wells where it changes from gas to solid phase.  More info here!

 
 
 
 
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