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Development of structural concrete with the help of plastic

waste as partial replacement for sand

 

A recent trip to India by Dr John Orr and Dr Richard Ball, University of Bath, made headlines in newspapers across India.


Clippings are copied below.

Press coverage

Other press coverage


Worldwide:


National

24/09/2014 – Business Standard - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete?

24/09/2014 – The Economic Times - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete? 

23/09/2014 – The Times of India - UK university, Mayem institute to make concrete from plastic

Online / industry

22/09/2014 – Web India 123 - New structural concrete to be inaugrated by GoI tommorow

23/09/2014 – The Hindu - Forty Goa engineering students to be trained in developing structural concrete using plastic waste

23/09/2014 – Navhind Times - Project to develop replacement for sand to be launched today

24/09/2014 – The Hans India - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete?

24/09/2014 – Vancouver Desi - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete?

24/09/2014 – Yahoo! News (Maktoob) - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete?

24/09/2014 – Yahoo! News (India) - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete?

24/09/2014 – Yahoo! News (Singapore) - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete?

24/09/2014 – NVO News - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete? 

24/09/2014 – Calcutta News - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete?

24/09/2014 – Mangalorean - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete?

24/09/2014 – India’s News - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete?

24/09/2014 – New Kerala - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete? 

24/09/2014 – Web India 123 - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete? 

24/09/2014 – Web India 123 - Can discarded plastic replace sand in concrete?


UK:

13/11/2014 – Technology4Change - Sustainable concrete for the Indian construction industry

13/11/2014 – Edie - Researchers to develop concrete partially replacing sand with plastic

13/11/2014 – Green Tech Germany - Plastic waste partially replacing sand: Researchers develop sustainable concrete

13/11/2014 – Phys.org - Researchers develop sustainable concrete using plastic waste as a partial replacement for sand

13/11/2014 – Recycling Portal - Plastic waste partially replacing sand: Researchers develop sustainable concrete

14/11/2014 – 2 Degrees Network - Researchers develop concrete made from plastic waste

14/11/2014 – Optimist World - Plastic waste is vital ingredient in development of environmentally-friendly concrete

17/11/2014 – Time For Action - Researchers develop concrete made from plastic waste