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
Join the ICE Early Careers Network East Midlands branch for their monthly committee meetings, everyone is welcome to attend.
ICE Bristol City Club and CIWEM are hosting an introductory session to nature-based solutions, diving into the benefits they offer and providing real life examples from the South West.
The first in this series of three events will examine working at height. It is targeted towards the ECNet. Introduced by the Health & Safety Executive for Northern Ireland as the regulator, it will provide information on working at height from the perspective of three CDM duty holders; the client, the designer and the principal contractor.