Press Articles

Chemical and Engineering News. “Helping concrete heal itself” ( February 2016

World Economic Forum blog – The concrete that heals its own cracks –

Engineering News Record – “Concrete connoisseurs tweak mixes and methods for highways and bridges”, January 2016 – ( )

Press release Cardiff University - UK's first trial of self-healing concrete, October 2015 (

Construction enquirer news item about the self-healing trials starting, October 2015,


Civil Engineering, ASCE’s Magazine – “Concrete test blocks top living building”, December 2015, (

CIHT, Transportation Professional,  “Self healing structures on trial.”  Nov/Dec 2015.

World – “Self-healing concrete trialled by researchers”, November 2015, (

BBC News (Wales) – “Self-healing concrete trial launched in South Wales”, October 2015, (

The Engineer – “Self-healing concrete trials could cut £40bn maintenance and repair bill”, October 2015, (

New Civil Engineer – “Major self-healing concrete trials gets underway”, October 2015, (

Infrastructure Intelligence, “UK’s first major trial of self-healing concrete gets underway in Wales”, October 2015, ( )

The Construction Index – “Self-healing concrete trials start”, August 2015, (

The Chinese Weekly – “Self-healing concrete”, July 2015.

Telegraph – “The end of potholes? UK scientists invent self-healing concrete”, December 2014, (

La Stampa – “Here is the concrete that repairs itself”, December 2013.

Wales On Line - “Putting Welsh universities at the forefront of research”, October 2013, (

University of Bath Team hope to create concrete that heals itself - Bath Chronicle, 2013

Advances Wales - Concrete that can heal its own cracks, magazine, 2013.