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Nano-Calcined Excavation Soil as Substitute for Cement

The A to Z of Building

Researchers have developed a sustainable method to use nano-sized calcined excavation soil (NCES) from waste soil as a cement substitute, enhancing the durability and strength of concrete structures. This approach addresses environmental concerns associated with excavation soil waste and demonstrates significant improvements in the mechanical properties of cementitious materials through refined pore structure and optimized hydration dynamics.

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A success for Hospitality Design Conference

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Milan, Italy—The latest edition of the Hospitality Design Conference, organized by Teamwork Hospitality, a leading hotel consultancy and training company headed by president Mauro Santinato, has drawn widespread enthusiasm after its success. Held on May 8 at the Melià Hotel here, this event served as a platform for exploring innovative ideas and solutions for hotel design and redevelopment, as well as for gaining insights into design trends and developments on both a national and international s

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APM Steam Provides Expert Steam Trap Surveys to Document Operational Status and Provide Repair Recommendations

The A to Z of Building

American Plant Maintenance (APM Steam), a leading provider of steam systems maintenance services, announces its steam trap survey services, which can be used to create a full inventory of steam traps in a facility’s steam system, identify failing traps, and uncover steam trap station issues that negatively impact the delivery of thermal energy through the steam system and the proper removal of condensate.

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Shaw Industries’ Chuck Babcock inducted into Driver Hall of Fame

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Dalton— Shaw Industries has inducted Charles “Chuck” Babcock into the National Private Truck Council’s (NPTC) Hall of Fame. Imagine making 148 trips around the Earth and you’ll have a better idea of how far Babcock has driven with zero preventable accidents, injuries or moving violations over his 40-year career. With an impressive safety record covering 3.7 million miles and a demonstrated commitment to Shaw’s customers, he was the sixth Shaw Industries driver inducted into the NPTC Driver Hall