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3rd Workshop on Construction Materials

Construction Industry Perspective The 3rd National Workshop on Construction Materials was held on Saturday, March 09, 2013 at NED University of Engineering and Technology. The workshop was organized by Construction Materials Research Group (CMRG) at NED University of Engineering and Technology, which was established with the vision to strengthen the research related to construction materials …

Interview: Bridging the knowledge gap

Building habitats and structures has been native to mankind since the onset of civilisation. Apart from shelter and security, structures have been erected to portray authority, commemorate love and advocate cultural heritage. These structures were built from naturally occurring substances such as clay, sand, wood, rocks, twigs and even leaves. As time progressed, research and …

Concrete reinforcing fibres offered cheaper – EUREKA

Tom Shelley reports on an alternative source of polymer fibres to dramatically improve the mechanical engineering properties of concrete Following the publication of our article in the January edition of Eureka, “Polymer fibres make flexible concrete to withstand earthquakes”, it has been brought to our attention that a company in Pakistan has for some time …