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What we do in cement and concrete

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Slower impacts for improved rock sealing

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As much as 11 times more effective than current methods; researchers at RISE are developing a new method of injecting grout into rock cavities as small as 70 micrometres or even less. This can lead to reduced costs and safer tunnels and underground storage spaces.

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Concrete mixed using recycled materials

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Is a house recyclable? In principle, yes. RISE is participating in a project to produce concrete from construction and demolition waste for use in new buildings.

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Climate-smart concrete throughout the building process

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I bostadsrättsföreningen Viva i Göteborg har Riksbyggens mål varit att skapa Sveriges mest innovativa bostadsprojekt med fokus på hållbarhet. Med nya tankar om betonganvändning har man hittat sätt som minskar avtrycket på klimatet.

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Knowledge to combat concrete damage in waterworks

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Waterworks purify water to make it fit for drinking. Their large concrete structures are subject to wear and tear; however, awareness of the importance of concrete maintenance is spreading.

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Projects in cement and concrete

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Lasting Concretes for Energy Infrastructure under Severe Operating Conditions

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Optimizing binders with slag or fly ash for improved sulfate resistance

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Elisabeth Helsing

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Elisabeth Helsing

Seniorforskare

+46 10 516 68 84
elisabeth.helsing@ri.se

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