Architecture photo | Architekturfoto

“Kornets Hus” – a grain house

For the roofing and façade company Komproment, sustainability, environmentally friendliness, and recycling have become a very prevalent and naturally accepted concept on a day-to-day basis. In the...


Company News | Firmennachrichten

Wienerberger reports record results for 2019

In 2019, the Wienerberger Group delivered the best result in its 200-year history.Revenues at group level increased by 5 % to a record level of € 3.5 bill. (2018: € 3.3 bill.). EBITDA LFL grew...

Strategic expansion

Leipfinger-Bader takes over Tonality GmbH

Ziegelwerke Leipfinger-Bader in Vatersdorf has acquired 100 % of the shares in the façade tile manufacturer Tonality in Weroth, which until the end of 2017 still operated on the market as Creaton‘s ...



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Perhaps the biggest challenge facing us today is dealing with the coronavirus Covid-19. By the time you read my words, the situation will already be very different. Nobody knows what impact the ...


International News

Hannover Messe, probably 13 to 17 July 2020

How change becomes growth

The manufacturing industry worldwide is grappling with the twin challenges of technological change along with economic and political uncertainty. With its keynote theme of Industrial Transformation,...

Ceramics for a circular economy

KNB presents ‘Circular with Ceramics’ poster

The transition to a more circular economy in which the value of products, materials and resources is maintained in the economy for as long as possible and the generation of waste minimized is ...

Dialog platform for the construction industry

digitalBAU celebrates its successful première

Mit Ihrer erfolgreichen Premiere hat die digitalBAU der Digitalisierung in der Baubranche einen kräftigen Schub verliehen. Vom 11. bis 13. Februar erzeugten mehr als 270 Aussteller und rund 10 000...


Personalia | Personalien

Research Report | Aus der Forschung

New insights into the service life of metallic furnace components

Optimizing the operation of industrial furnaces economically

A realistic service life calculation of components can help making the operation of industrial furnaces even more economical in the future. In a joint research project the Oel-Waerme-Institut (OWI),...


Technical Paper | Fachbeitrag

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Anette Müller, Dipl.-Ing. Ines Döring, Dipl.-Ing. Manuela Knorr, Dr. sc. nat. Annett Lipowsky, Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Palzer, Dr.-Ing. Barbara Leydolph

Developments in the recycling of clay bricks and brick masonry (Part 1)

Clay brick is a construction material with a long tradition. The further development of its product properties is the subject of a wide range of efforts. To confirm the sustainability of the...

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Glock, Department of Civil Engineering at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

Digitalization as the key to efficient building

The construction industry is lagging behind when it comes to digital change – and that has consequences: While the productivity of the German economy has risen by 11% in the last ten years, and in the...