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...the 2nd Dresden International Summer School - Mineral-bonded composites for enhanced structural impact safety – will be held from 19 to 24 June 2022 at the TU Dresden and Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research of Dresden, in Germany? The focus will be on use of textile-reinforced concrete (TRC) and strain-hardening cement-based composites (SHCC). More info here.

 
 
 
 
IN-HOUSE TALKS AND STATEMENTS
 

8th LC3 Doctoral School
 
The yearly LC3-Doctoral School on LC3 will take place for the 8th time from the 29th June to the 2nd July 2022, in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Doctoral School gives an overview of the most recent advances on hydration of cementitious materials and especially blended cements. Registration is open!

 
 
 
 
OUTSOURCED BUSINESS AND STORIES
 

Japanese bamboo forests
 
“…For much of Japanese history, the demand for bamboo products, including ... poles used in construction… were well managed. However, as the country entered a period of rapid economic growth …, reliance on domestic bamboo fell due to factors like ... the introduction of cheap and durable plastic products, and a transition to fossil fuels to meet energy needs. As a result, …farmers … abandoned plots in droves.” nippon.com What if the world started again using bamboo?

 
 
 
 
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