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Eco-Friendly Concrete for Marine and Coastal Infrastructure

Apr 22, 2021  The solution lies in using eco-friendly concrete solutions for marine infrastructure, which can be used to protect coastlines and encourage biodiversity. ECOncrete's Greener Concrete Marine and Coastal Infrastructure Solutions. ECOncrete was founded in 2012 by marine

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(PDF) Ecologically Active Concrete for Coastal and Marine ...

Concrete is one of the materials most commonly used in the construction of coastal and marine infrastructure. Immersed in seawater, concretes are rapidly colonized by

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The world's growing concrete coasts - BBC Future

Aug 11, 2020  In the oceans, concrete is the main construction material, accounting for more than 70% of coastal and marine infrastructure such as ports, coastal defence structures and waterfronts. In China ...

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Green concrete for maritime applications – BlueOcean Magazine

Feb 20, 2020  Green concrete for maritime applications. ECOncrete provides green concrete for maritime applications, bio-enhancing concrete additives, science based designed forms and form liners. These solutions reduce the ecological footprint of ports, marinas, coastal protections schemes and urban waterfront projects, while adding to their structural ...

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Blue is the new green – Ecological enhancement of concrete ...

Nov 01, 2015  Concrete based coastal and marine infrastructure (CMI) such as ports, piers, industrial facilities and coastal defense elements dominate coastal zones world-wide. Coastal hardening replaces natural habitats with urban/industrial waterfronts that cannot provide ecosystem services similar to those offered by undisturbed coastlines.

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The world's growing concrete coasts - BBC Future

Aug 11, 2020  In the oceans, concrete is the main construction material, accounting for more than 70% of coastal and marine infrastructure such as ports, coastal defence structures and waterfronts. In China ...

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Blue is the new green – Ecological enhancement of concrete ...

Research studies show that marine biota where the coastal and marine infrastructure is based on concrete, such as ports, docks, industrial facilities, and elements of coastal defence, are usually ...

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Blue is the new green – Ecological enhancement of concrete ...

Nov 01, 2015  Concrete based coastal and marine infrastructure (CMI) such as ports, piers, industrial facilities and coastal defense elements dominate coastal zones world-wide. Coastal hardening replaces natural habitats with urban/industrial waterfronts that cannot provide ecosystem services similar to those offered by undisturbed coastlines.

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Israeli maker of ecofriendly concrete among 12 winners of ...

Apr 08, 2021  ECOncrete, an Israeli environmental infrastructure startup that has developed high quality, cost effective sustainable concrete for building ecologically friendly coastal and marine infrastructure ...

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Israeli Eco-Friendly Concrete Firm Aims Growth at US ...

Jan 13, 2016  The mixtures add 2% to 7% to the cost of concrete on marine infrastructure projects—breakwaters, ports, marinas, piers, beach infrastructure—but saves on future maintenance, the firm estimates.

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Spanish port to pilot eco-friendly marine infrastructure ...

Jun 17, 2021  The Port of Vigo in Galicia, Spain will pilot underwater concrete infrastructure designed to boost marine biodiversity. Funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Fast Track to Innovation programme, the project will test bio-enhancing concrete sea-defence elements that are shaped to provide habitats for marine wildlife.

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The World's Growing Concrete Coasts - BBC - John Englander ...

Article Synopsis – Concrete, which accounts for more than 70% of coastal and marine infrastructure and at least 8% of carbon emissions, is destroying marine habitats around the world. Ecofriendly alternatives and natural solutions that are less damaging to the environment and more resilient to sea level rise are gaining in popularity.

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Marine and coastal - concretecentre

Marine and coastal. Concretes designed to meet the appropriate requirements of EN 206-1 and BS 8500 perform well in the harsh environmental conditions experienced in marine and coastal applications. Both in-situ and precast concrete are used in a wide range of applications along the coast. In ports and harbours, concrete often forms the main ...

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Coastal Road Project: BMC likely to use “eco-friendly ...

Feb 14, 2020  The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or BMC has announced that it may use eco-friendly concrete for the construction of the ambitious Coastal Road Project. It is said that this method will be used particularly in areas that have marine life. This eco-friendly concrete is

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Malaria surge, eco-friendly concrete, Indigenous ...

Aug 17, 2020  The Story: As coastal cities develop seawalls and bridges to adapt to sea-level rise, a new environmentally friendly concrete — known as ECOncrete — could help mitigate the impact of infrastructure projects on marine life and climate change, reported Matthew Keegan for BBC. This eco-friendly building material is made from almost entirely recycled materials and its productions has an ...

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Innovative Thinker Eco-friendly concrete boss on making ...

Sep 02, 2021  Concrete is often considered to be the enemy to sustainability and low carbon solutions. But Ido Sella, chief executive and co-founder of eco-friendly concrete manufacturer Econcrete, believes the industry should reconsider the environmental impact of concrete, particularly when it comes to marine and coastal developments.

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Israeli Startup Looks to Nature for Concrete Solution for ...

Since then, they have developed a unique line of concrete solutions that enhance the biological and ecological value of urban, coastal and marine infrastructure; while increasing their strength and durability — including Eco-Armor units and seawall elements, Tide-Pool Armor (which won the 2018 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge), and Eco-mats ...

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SeArc Rehabilitates Marine Life in Coastal Cities with ...

Oct 19, 2011  Marine infrastructures are usually made of concrete, which due to its high pH, low porosity, and lack of structural complexity is a poor substrate for biological agglomeration; thus, other ...

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Minority Reporter – ECOncrete To Construct Eco-Friendly ...

Jun 25, 2021  Signaling a move away from “gray” coastal and marine construction toward environmentally friendly infrastructure, a consortium that included Israel-based ECOncrete won European Commission Horizon 2020 Fast Track to Innovation funding for a large-scale “Living Ports” demo project at the Port of Vigo, Galicia, Spain.. The Port of Vigo is one of Europe’s most important

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Concrete for Underwater Construction for Marine Ports ...

An award-winning structural concrete launched in 2007, PanU Green™ uses recycled materials, including eco-friendly cement, whilst also lasting longer and staying stronger than normal concrete. Ideal applications are slabs, columns and walls in foundations and piling, as well as underground or marine structures.

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Spanish port to pilot eco-friendly marine infrastructure ...

Jun 17, 2021  The Port of Vigo in Galicia, Spain will pilot underwater concrete infrastructure designed to boost marine biodiversity. Funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Fast Track to Innovation programme, the project will test bio-enhancing concrete sea-defence elements that are shaped to provide habitats for marine wildlife.

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Minority Reporter – ECOncrete To Construct Eco-Friendly ...

Jun 25, 2021  Signaling a move away from “gray” coastal and marine construction toward environmentally friendly infrastructure, a consortium that included Israel-based ECOncrete won European Commission Horizon 2020 Fast Track to Innovation funding for a large-scale “Living Ports” demo project at the Port of Vigo, Galicia, Spain.. The Port of Vigo is one of Europe’s most important

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Israeli Startup Looks to Nature for Concrete Solution for ...

Since then, they have developed a unique line of concrete solutions that enhance the biological and ecological value of urban, coastal and marine infrastructure; while increasing their strength and durability — including Eco-Armor units and seawall elements, Tide-Pool Armor (which won the 2018 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge), and Eco-mats ...

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Coastal Road Project: BMC likely to use “eco-friendly ...

Feb 14, 2020  The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or BMC has announced that it may use eco-friendly concrete for the construction of the ambitious Coastal Road Project. It is said that this method will be used particularly in areas that have marine life. This eco-friendly concrete is

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Xbloc® Breakwater Armour Unit DMC INFRA

Solutions for Marine, Coastal and Infrastructure Projects. ... In addition Xbloc has proven to be very ecofriendly as the random structure and high porosity of an Xblocarmour layer provide a good habitat for different kinds of marine vegetation and animals. ... On the Eco Xbloc the concrete surface texture can be adjusted to stimulate marine ...

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Harnessing urban coastal infrastructure for ecological ...

Dec 03, 2015  ECOncrete Technologies: Bio-Enhanced Concrete for Coastal and Marine Infrastructure Authors: SellaIdo , Perkol-FinkelShimrit , RellaAndrew Source: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017 , 1 Jan 2018 (549–552)

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Port of San Diego – ECOncrete Coastalock Blue Economy ...

In 2019, the Port approved a two-year pilot project with ECOncrete, an eco-engineering company developing innovative bio-enhancing concrete infrastructure for the coastal, marine, and offshore industries. The pilot project will demonstrate the COASTALOCK armor, a redesign of the company’s award-winning interlocking tide pool armor.

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Blue is the New Green – Ecological Enhancement of Urban ...

May 31, 2019  Blue is the New Green – Ecological Enhancement of Urban Waterfronts and Coastal Infrastructure Shimrit Perkol-Finkel Shimrit Perkol-Finkel Co-Founder and CEO, ECOncrete Tech Ltd With two-thirds of the human population concentrated around coastlines accelerated, coastal development and changes to natural coastlines are inevitable. Over time, natural coastlines undergo

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CORE-LOC® Concrete Armoring > Engineer Research and ...

Nov 21, 2012  An ongoing research effort is dramatically improving coastal armoring for marine infrastructure, enhancing performance and durability. Reliable and Cost-Effective Coastal Structure Protection The ERDC Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) developed and patented CORE-LOC ® Concrete Armoring in 1996 to provide reliable navigation and shore ...

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Green-Gray Infrastructure - Conservation International

ldquo;Green-grayrdquo; infrastructure mixes the conservation and restoration of nature (including natural coastal buffers such as mangroves and seagrasses) with conventional approaches (such as concrete dams and seawalls) to fortify communities against climate effects while providing fresh water, clean air, coastal protection and other natural benefits.

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Port of San Diego and ECOncrete Begin Pilot Project to ...

Feb 03, 2021  ECOncrete has developed a variety of technologies for the eco-engineering of urban, coastal and marine infrastructure, providing high-performance, environmentally sensitive concrete solutions for ever-growing climate change threats such as rising sea-levels and superstorms.

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Eirocrete project Development of sustainable, lower ...

This project is aimed at the development of sustainable, low carbon, pre-cast concrete infrastructure. It is estimated that concrete products represent at least 5 percent of humanity's carbon footprint from CO2 emissions. Additionally, concrete infrastructure such as bridges, marine structures for coastal defence and off-shore renewables suffer from premature ageing, rapid deterioration ...

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Biomimicry Providing a Concrete ... - Sustainable Brands

Aug 28, 2020  Concrete is a harsh material, foreign to the marine environment; and as such, it promotes low biodiversity and is typically dominated by invasive and nuisance species. But humans did not invent coastal defenses. Way before we started building massive man-made barriers to protect coastal communities, nature had its own product line.

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