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Ultra-sustainable concrete with high SCM content

Project Member(s): Thomas, P., Ding, K., Sirivivatnanon, V., Skellern, K., Tapas, M., Beard, L., Copland, D., Mansell, B., Bajada, C., Castel, A., Rasekh, H., Li, Y., Mortazavi, M.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Boral Construction Materials (Boral Construction Materials Project Grants)
Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre
Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre

Start year: 2020

Summary: An innovative technology which can allow higher SCM contents in concrete and eliminate the efflorescence formation challenge can significantly raise the current standards in the low-carbon/sustainable concrete market and provide Boral with a unique market advantage locally and globally.


Mansell, B, Thomas, P, Li, Y, Tapas, MJ & Holt, C 1970, 'The impact of accelerating admixtures on blended cement hydration for early age strength enhancement', Concrete Institute of Australia's Biennial National Conference 2021, Perth - Virtual.

Tapas, MJ, Thomas, P, Fu, J, Chandler, J, Sirivivatnanon, V & Keyte, L 1970, 'High Early Strength Gain Low-carbon Concrete: A Microstructure Study', Concrete Institute of Australia Biennial National Conference, Concrete 2021, Perth - Online.

Xue, C, Tapas, MJ & Sirivivatnanon, V, 'Cracking and stimulated autogenous self-healing on the sustainability of cement-based materials: a review', Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials, pp. 1-23.
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FOR Codes: Cement and Concrete Materials, Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified, Materials engineering not elsewhere classified