Blog of news and innovation projects
Thanks to a new composite created with textile fibers, through a university-led project, waste materials could be reused for facade cladding, floating flooring and acoustic false ceiling.
Covadonga is an industrial engineer who is always up for a challenge. First and foremost, getting a degree in a traditionally male-dominated field. Her research focuses on studying how metals behave under stress and strain.
Joaquina Álvarez is a researcher specializing in plate tectonics and mountain range formation. She has garnered recognition in Spain’s largest public institution dedicated to research, the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), even in a predominantly male sector, and she is an inspiration to hundreds of girls who one day will learn how mountains are formed.
More accessible training and skill recycling throughout people’s work lives will be determinant in doing so to improve the competitivity of human talent and organizations.
The coarser picón aggregate, which is lighter than gravel, is used in the production of mortar and concrete, which are used in the manufacture of picón blocks (that replace ceramic bricks), sub-floors, textured wall finishing, light cement, pervious concrete, etc…