Issue 4/2018

Content

Architecture photo | Architekturfoto

Company News | Firmennachrichten

Wienerberger acquires Daas Baksteen B.V.

Wienerberger AG is acquiring the facing brick manufacturer Daas Baksteen B.V., a family-owned facing brick producer with a long track-record in the Netherlands. Operating two production sites near the...

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Germany

+2.6 % new home completed in 2017

In 2017, 284 800 new homes were completed in Germany. That was 2.6% or 7 100 more completed new homes than in the previous year. The positive trend that began in 2011 thus continued. A higher number...

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Successful ceramitec for Bongioanni

The staff of Bongioanni Macchine welcomed many international and competent trade visitors at their stand at this year’s ceramitec. The reason for this were the solutions presented by Bongioanni with...

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Editorial

See you at Tecnargilla!

Icordially invite you to the 26th Tecnargilla, the world-leading exhibition of technologies for the whitewares and heavy clay ceramic industries. This international event is taking place from 24 to 28...

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International News

Market Review | Marktübersicht

Personalia | Personalien

Preview | Vorschau

24–28 September 2018, Rimini, Italy

Tecnargilla: Claytech rhymes with Greentech

Claytech, the exhibition section devoted to brick and tile production technologies, is embracing Green Technology at Tecnargilla 2018. It is showcasing a wide range of eco-friendly solutions aimed at...

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1 to 3 October 2018, Anderson, SC, USA

64th Clemson Brick Forum

This year’s Clemson Brick Forum is taking place from 1 to 3 October, to be held again at the Anderson Civic Center in Anderson, SC. Hosted by the National Brick Research Center (NBRC), the Forum...

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Technical Paper | Fachbeitrag

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Butenweg, Marko Marinković M.Sc., Thomas Kubalski M.Sc., Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ekkehard Fehling, Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Pfetzing M.Sc., Dr.-Ing. Udo Meyer

Design of reinforced concrete enclosures infilled with clay block masonry (Part 1)

 Within the scope of the joint European project INSYSME, the German partners developed two systems - IMES and INODIS -  for improving the seismic behaviour of masonry infilled reinforced concrete...

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Dr.-Ing. A. Tretau1, M.Sc. M. Powilleit2, Dr. S. Kirschbaum2

Short-term heat storage in the heavy clay industry

As part of a European research project, new solution approaches centring on compact, easy-to-handle short-term heat storage are to be demonstrated. Sensitive and latent heat storage materials are...

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