New research into defective blocks commissioned

  • Paul Dunlop
  • Andreas LeemannEmpa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
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  • Josee Duchesne
  • Benoit Fournier
  • Kay Wille
  • Marisa Chrysochoo
  • Nick ScaglioneConcrete Research & Testing LLC

Press/Media: Research

Period6 Apr 2023

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleNew research into defective blocks commissioned
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletDerry People Donegal News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionRESEARCH to investigate the impact of pyrrhotite in concrete blocks has been commissioned by the Department of Housing and is due to start soon.

    The Department of Housing has confirmed that research to investigate pyrrhotite oxidation in concrete blocks and the potential impact of deleterious materials on foundations has been commissioned and will commence shortly.
    Producer/AuthorDerry People Donegal News
    PersonsPaul Dunlop, Andreas Leemann, Josee Duchesne, Benoit Fournier, Kay Wille, Marisa Chrysochoo, Nick Scaglione


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