Tagged: concrete

Fungi can help concrete heal its own cracks - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 30, 2018

Congrui Jin, Binghamton University, State University of New York This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Infrastructure supports and facilitates our daily lives – think of the roads we drive on, the bridges and tunnels that help transport people and freight, the office buildings where we work and the dams that … Read More

The problem with reinforced concrete - Guest Work

Guest Author Jun 20, 2016

By Guy Keulemans, UNSW Australia By itself, concrete is a very durable construction material. The magnificent Pantheon in Rome, the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome, is in excellent condition after nearly 1,900 years. And yet many concrete structures from last century – bridges, highways and buildings – are crumbling. Many concrete structures built this century will be … Read More