• Producing low-carbon pressed bricks

    Clay Technology magazine
    A process for creating pressed bricks containing little or no embedded carbon has been developed by Gengsheng Minerals in Gongyi, China. These bricks can withstand temperatures up to 1,600ºC, and can be used in furnaces and ladles in iron and steel mills.
  • A novel ceramic tile cladding system

    Clay Technology magazine
    Ibstock Brick Ltd has developed a way to install and replace ceramic tiles at any point in a building's façade by clipping them onto steel connectors.
  • Wienerberger UK achieves environmental accreditation

    Clay Technology magazine
    By recycling and incorporating waste materials into its bricks, Wienerberger's 14 UK manufacturing plants have achieved an international accreditation for environmental performance. The standard covers the full manufacturing process from quarrying of clay to packaging and transport of the final products.
  • Unipor's Coriso bricks are filled with thermal insulating rock wool

    Rock wool for insulated bricks

    Clay Technology magazine
    German manufacturers have developed a brick filled with rock that has better thermal insulation properties than bricks filled with polystyrene or perlite.
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    Draft programmes available for Materials Congress

    IOM3
    Draft programmes for Materials Congress are now available online.
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    Building products suppliers aim to reduce construction waste

    Materials World magazine
    Minimising waste packaging on building sites is a top priority for the new Green Procurement Group. The consortium of 13 building materials suppliers and distributors aims to minimise the environmental impact of the supply chain. The companies want to reduce the level of packaging used for materials such as bricks, paint, aggregates and blocks by 20% in the next five years.
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    Materials Congress 2008 plenary speakers announced

    IOM3
    Plenary speakers have been confirmed for Materials Congress.
  • Building products suppliers aim to reduce construction waste

    Clay Technology magazine
    Minimising waste packaging on building sites is a top priority for the new Green Procurement Group. The consortium of 13 building materials suppliers and distributors aims to minimise the environmental impact of the supply chain. The companies want to reduce the level of packaging used for building materials such as bricks, paint, aggregates and blocks by 20% in the next five years.
  • Energy efficient curing for concrete masonry and clay aggregates blocks

    Clay Technology magazine
    A UK manufacturer of concrete masonry and clay lightweight aggregate blocks has achieved a 44.5% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions through the use of more energy efficient curing chambers and alternative aggregates.
  • Young Persons’ Lecture Competition 2008

    IOM3
    Heats of the 2008 Young Persons’ Lecture Competition have started.

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