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New self-healing concrete uses fungus to fix cracks

Scientists at Binghamton University have developed self-healing concrete that repairs cracks with fungi. In a paper recently published in the journal Construction and Building Materials, Binghamton University assistant professor Congrui Jin and her team outline the ways in which a special species of fungi, Trichoderma reesei, may act as a sealing agent when mixed with concrete. “This idea was ....

The Science Place is Australia’s first new LEED Gold educational building

The Science Place at James Cook University recently became Australia’s first educational building to achieve a prestigious LEED Gold rating. Designed by HASSELL, the sustainable building with state-of-the-art facilities brings together the university’s chemistry, biochemistry and biology research cohorts under one roof. The Science Place also recovered and recycled 96% of all the previous bu....

Beautiful bamboo arches breathe new life into a bland concrete building

Vietnamese architecture firm Vo Trong Nghia has unveiled their latest example of bamboo brilliance at Nocenco cafe, a renovated rooftop restaurant in the city center of Vinh in central Vietnam. The client asked the firm to insert a unique and eye-catching addition to the top of a seven-story concrete building using local materials. After studying several options, including brick and stone, the a....

EXHIBITOR INTERVIEW: ALDEGHI LUIGI SPA

60 seconds with Varvara Parfenii, Head of Communication & PR In your opinion, what is most important about Egypt’s construction industry today? Over the past 4 years, Egypt’s construction industry was able to achieve an annual growth of 5.3%. This increase can be attributed to public and private sector investments in infrastructure and residential construction projects, that are leading....

EXHIBITOR INTERVIEW: KANDIL STEEL

60 seconds with Tarek Elnaghia, Marketing Manager Kandil Steel is the leading galvanized steel supplier in Egypt with a yearly 650,000 tons output of its total products. We spoke to its marketing manager, Tarek Elnaghia, what's in the future for Egypt's construction industry, what makes Kandil Steel's products stand out and what they are looking forward to at The Big 5 Construct Egypt. Wha....

EXHIBITOR INTERVIEW: ZENITH MASCHINENFABRIK

60 seconds with Heiko Boes, CEO One of the world market leaders in equipment for the concrete industry, Zenith Maschinenfabrik provides integrated solutions, consultation, detailed plant design and powerful machines with an exceptional lifetime. Its CEO, Heiko Boes talks about what makes Zenith stand out, the current and future state of Egypt's construction industry, as well as what you can e....

WHY INVEST IN THE EGYPTIAN CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

Knauf’s Experience: A “How To” For Foreign Companies In Egypt A German family-owned company identified Egypt as a profitable market back in the late Nineties. Twenty years later, the North African country keeps to its promise. Knauf, one of the world's leading suppliers of gypsum-based, energy efficient insulation, and innovative building systems, opened its first representative o....

DMG EVENTS BRING ‘THE BIG 5’ TO EGYPT’S US$335 BILLION CONSTRUCTION MARKET

dmg events, a leading international exhibitions company based in Dubai, UAE announced today that it is bringing its internationally renowned ‘The Big 5’ exhibition to Egypt. Taking place at the Egypt International Exhibition Centre (EIEC) on 18th – 21st of September 2018, The Big 5 Construct Egypt will be the second largest construction show after The Big 5 Dubai. The show’s first....