Archive Concrete

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Concrete Cancer Cure

Researchers at Northumbria University are developing 'self-healing' concrete and a repair mortar which can be used on existing buildings. Concrete cancer is caused by the swelling and breaking of concrete and is estimated to cost billions of pounds worth of damage to buildings. We are sure you all remember the Hammersmith flyover being closed over Christmas and the consequences of the failure. This was a direct consequence of concrete-cancer. The costs are astronomical; not only to traffic diversions,but...
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