Study finds simple changes in road resurfacing practices could improve gas mileage for heavy vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
June 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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MIT researchers find a way to eliminate carbon emissions from cement production — a major global source of greenhouse gases.
Sept. 16, 2019 • ~7 min
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Researchers at the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub study the many contextual factors that influence a pavement’s environmental footprint.
May 22, 2019 • ~8 min
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Insights on the formation of particle networks hold potential for engineering new and improved materials.
May 21, 2019 • ~7 min
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MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researchers outline a new pavement maintenance model that accounts for future uncertainties in cost and deterioration.
April 8, 2019 • ~5 min
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Concrete Sustainability Hub research shows life-cycle thinking has long-term environmental and economic payoffs.
March 30, 2018 • ~4 min
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Adding bits of irradiated plastic water bottles could cut cement industry’s carbon emissions.
Oct. 25, 2017 • ~9 min
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Researchers working to address concrete durability get a close look at the impacts of a chemical reaction known to cause structural problems.
Sept. 13, 2017 • ~5 min
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New dashboard developed by the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub helps builders calculate the breakeven cost of hazard mitigation in hurricane-prone areas.
June 13, 2017 • ~5 min
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A recent meeting on the MIT campus laid the foundation for better coordination of global research relating to cement and sustainability.
March 2, 2017 • ~5 min
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