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SpongeBob CanPants Wins Major Award

Spongebob CANpants took home an honorable mention at this year's Canstruction! You can vote for Mr. CANpants in the People's Choice Award and see the other entries here .
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Carbon-Negative Concrete

Typical cement is responsible for approximately 5% of man-made carbon dioxide; the emissions are caused by the processing of limestone and raw materials and the burning of fossil fuels. Novacem 's carbon-negative cement replaces calcium carbonates used in typical cement formulation with magnesium silicates and uses a lower-temperature production process that runs on biomass fuels. Nocacem associate engineer Daniel Bowden says that while the cement is still in development, they are already achieving strengths of up to 80 Mpa. Dent says the cement was the clear winner. "If implemented, the...

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