Press Articles

Chemical and Engineering News. “Helping concrete heal itself” (http://cen.acs.org/articles/94/i6/Helping-Concrete-Heal-Itself.html) February 2016

World Economic Forum blog – The concrete that heals its own cracks –  http://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/01/the-concrete-that-heals-its-own-cracks

Engineering News Record – “Concrete connoisseurs tweak mixes and methods for highways and bridges”, January 2016 – (http://www.enr.com/articles/38709-concrete-connoiseurs-tweak-mixes-and-methods-for-highways-and-bridges?v=preview )

Press release Cardiff University - UK's first trial of self-healing concrete, October 2015 (http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/news/view/152733-uks-first-trial-of-self-healing-concrete)

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

(http://www.constructionenquirer.com/2015/10/29/costain-starts-self-healing-concrete-site-trials/)

Civil Engineering, ASCE’s Magazine – “Concrete test blocks top living building”, December 2015, (http://www.asce.org/magazine/20151215-concrete-test-blocks-top--living-building-/).

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

World Cement.com – “Self-healing concrete trialled by researchers”, November 2015, (http://www.worldcement.com/europe-cis/10112015/Self-healing-concrete-trialled-by-researchers-952/).

BBC News (Wales) – “Self-healing concrete trial launched in South Wales”, October 2015, (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-34658038).

The Engineer – “Self-healing concrete trials could cut £40bn maintenance and repair bill”, October 2015, (https://www.theengineer.co.uk/self-healing-concrete-trials-could-cut-40bn-maintenance-and-repair-bill/).

New Civil Engineer – “Major self-healing concrete trials gets underway”, October 2015, (http://www.newcivilengineer.com/future-tech/major-self-healing-concrete-trial-gets-underway/8691164.article).

Infrastructure Intelligence, “UK’s first major trial of self-healing concrete gets underway in Wales”, October 2015, (http://www.infrastructure-intelligence.com/article/oct-2015/uk%E2%80%99s-first-major-trial-self-healing-concrete-gets-underway-wales )

The Construction Index – “Self-healing concrete trials start”, August 2015, (http://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/self-healing-concrete-trials-start).

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

Telegraph – “The end of potholes? UK scientists invent self-healing concrete”, December 2014, (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/road-and-rail-transport/11268310/The-end-of-potholes-UK-scientists-invent-self-healing-concrete.html).

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

Wales On Line - “Putting Welsh universities at the forefront of research”, October 2013, (http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/how-algae-self-healing-concrete-putting-6195422).

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

http://www.bathchronicle.co.uk/University-Bath-team-hope-create-concrete-heals/story-19205435-detail/story.html#axzz2VnarfZMZ

Advances Wales - Concrete that can heal its own cracks, magazine, 2013. https://www.expertisewales.com/advances