After water, concrete is the most widely used substance on Earth.
It’s also responsible for 8-10% of global CO2 emissions.
Engineers from Nationwide Engineering and scientists from The University of Manchester’s Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) have developed an enhanced concrete that promises to be a game-changer thanks to the transformational addition of 2D material - graphene.
Concretene is a pioneering UK-based technology that is both greener and cheaper – it significantly reduces carbon emissions by:
With over 500 tonnes of Concretene already deployed on commercial projects across the UK, hear about:
Image - concretene pour at Mayfield in Manchester, credit - Influential
This event is part of the annual Thomas Telford Prestige paper series, showcasing award winning papers from the previous year. This paper and Author won the Charles Manby prize at the ICE Awards Ceremony 2021.
The conference will explore the implementation of COP 26 policies, including a wide range of topics which will positively impact the way we live our lives from transport strategy through using new and sustainable technologies.
The University of Strathclyde and the British Hydrological Society are pleased to invite you to the 2022 British Hydrological Society Peter Wolf Early Career Hydrologist’s Symposium, which will be hosted by the Centre for Water, Environment, Sustainability & Public Health at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow from 22 to 23 March 2022.