More stories about Cement

  • ACI Physical Testing of Cement Training Video

    ACI has developed the ACI Physical Testing of Cement Training Video as a resource for new testers and a refresher for experienced testers. The video is presented in chapters based on test methods so each one can be reviewed individually. The following tests are included: ASTM C109 – Compressive...

  • Cement sacks survive Antarctic conditions

    The challenge: create a 40 kg cement bag that withstands a wide range of temperatures and climatic challenges in the desert environment of the South Pole/Antarctica. The bags will also be handled, moved, carried, and dropped throughout the supply chain up to 10 times. The solution: Mondi kraft...

  • McInnis Cement promotes $1 billion plant

    McInnis Cement has launched a new website for its Port-Daniel-Gascons cement plant project, including a 3D animation of the plant and project status updates.

  • Atlas lab scale chemistry reactor aids development of new compounds

    Siam Research & Innovation Co. Ltd. has invested in an Atlas lab scale chemistry reactor from Syrris to investigate the kinetics of cement hydration and the interaction of admixtures.

  • Preventing Slump Loss

    Many things can cause rapid slump loss. Aggregate, cement chemistry, fly ash sources, and admixtures are culprits.

  • Concrete Durability

    Is American portland cement inferior to European cement?

  • Future Cement

    The need to reduce CO2 emissions has led to the development of many new cementitious materials—a trend that will likely continue for the foreseeable future. But the powerful international portland cement business hasn't given up yet.

  • Future Cement

    THE NEED TO reduce CO2 emissions has led to the development of many new cementitious materials—a trend that will likely continue for the foreseeable future. But the powerful international portland cement business hasn't given up yet.

  • Two Percent Cement

    A unique concrete mix wins ASCE innovation award.

  • Reducing Emissions Pays Off

    Producers can earn green by being green.