Past editions Among the basic needs of humanity - food, clothing and shelter - our work embraces shelter. EcoSouth addresses the great housing deficit in southern countries. http://english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/75-edition-21-august-2006 2018-10-20T18:34:30+00:00 EcoSur: Concrete Roof Tiles, puzolanic cement, earth houses, ecomaterials paulcoyote@gmail.com Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Unifying criteria for MCR tile production 2006-08-05T13:40:10+00:00 2006-08-05T13:40:10+00:00 http://english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/75-edition-21-august-2006/324-unifying-criteria-for-mcr-tile-production Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <p> <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ed21_ago2006/sm_diego_coloma.jpg" border="0" alt="sm_diego_coloma" title="sm_diego_coloma" hspace="5" vspace="5" width="150" height="150" align="right" />The brand &ldquo;<strong>techofacil</strong>&rdquo; was launched in the international environment with an analytical workshop about the situation of production of quality Micro Concrete Roofing tiles. Parameters where set for quality, production procedures and application of MCR. A team of instructors and controllers of quality who will oversee the faithful compliance were capacitated as well.&nbsp; </p> <p> <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ed21_ago2006/sm_diego_coloma.jpg" border="0" alt="sm_diego_coloma" title="sm_diego_coloma" hspace="5" vspace="5" width="150" height="150" align="right" />The brand &ldquo;<strong>techofacil</strong>&rdquo; was launched in the international environment with an analytical workshop about the situation of production of quality Micro Concrete Roofing tiles. Parameters where set for quality, production procedures and application of MCR. A team of instructors and controllers of quality who will oversee the faithful compliance were capacitated as well.&nbsp; </p> Sustainability of cement and concrete is being discussed in Davos 2006-08-05T13:37:30+00:00 2006-08-05T13:37:30+00:00 http://english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/75-edition-21-august-2006/323-sustainability-of-cement-and-concrete-is-being-discussed-in-davos Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <p> <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ed21_ago2006/sm_davos.jpg" border="0" alt="sm_davos" title="sm_davos" hspace="5" vspace="5" width="150" height="150" align="right" />Almost none of the inhabitants of this Swiss mountain village of Davos noticed that for some days they had the privilege to host more than half of what a participant called &ldquo;the brains that today work with cement and concrete in the world&rdquo;. This event entitled &ldquo;Advances of cement and concretes: sustainability&rdquo; took place from July 3-7, for the tenth time, in this village that is also host of the World Economic Forum. </p> <p> <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ed21_ago2006/sm_davos.jpg" border="0" alt="sm_davos" title="sm_davos" hspace="5" vspace="5" width="150" height="150" align="right" />Almost none of the inhabitants of this Swiss mountain village of Davos noticed that for some days they had the privilege to host more than half of what a participant called &ldquo;the brains that today work with cement and concrete in the world&rdquo;. This event entitled &ldquo;Advances of cement and concretes: sustainability&rdquo; took place from July 3-7, for the tenth time, in this village that is also host of the World Economic Forum. </p> Reforestation with bamboo as an ecological alternative 2006-08-05T13:34:18+00:00 2006-08-05T13:34:18+00:00 http://english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/75-edition-21-august-2006/322-reforestation-with-bamboo-as-an-ecological-alternative Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <div align="center"> <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ed21_ago2006/sm_bambu.jpg" border="0" alt="sm_bambu" title="sm_bambu" hspace="5" vspace="5" width="150" height="150" align="right" /> </div> <p> A project with bamboo in Cuba covers the spectrum from &ldquo;In Vitro&rdquo; reproduction to the use and marketing of bamboo as construction material, furniture and handcrafts. It is located in three provinces affected by the loss of productive capacity of the land due to its intensive use for cattle and agriculture, as well as the loss of their native woods for fuel and as a construction material.&nbsp; </p> <div align="center"> <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ed21_ago2006/sm_bambu.jpg" border="0" alt="sm_bambu" title="sm_bambu" hspace="5" vspace="5" width="150" height="150" align="right" /> </div> <p> A project with bamboo in Cuba covers the spectrum from &ldquo;In Vitro&rdquo; reproduction to the use and marketing of bamboo as construction material, furniture and handcrafts. It is located in three provinces affected by the loss of productive capacity of the land due to its intensive use for cattle and agriculture, as well as the loss of their native woods for fuel and as a construction material.&nbsp; </p> Technical Sheet: Fired Clay Bricks 2006-08-05T12:51:46+00:00 2006-08-05T12:51:46+00:00 http://english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/75-edition-21-august-2006/321-technical-sheet-fired-clay-bricks Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <div style="text-align: center"> <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ed21_ago2006/sm_ladrillo.jpg" border="0" alt="Technical Sheet: Fired Clay Bricks" title="Technical Sheet: Fired Clay Bricks" hspace="5" vspace="5" width="150" height="150" align="right" /> </div> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="font-size: 10pt">Burnt bricks are the preferred walling material in many countries of the world. For thousands of years they have withstood sun and rain, earthquakes and wars. They are warm in cold whether and cool in the heat, they can be used time and again.</span> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> You can download this document from our <a href="http://english.ecosur.org/component/option,com_docman/Itemid,186/" title="Documents">Publications</a> section&nbsp; </p> <div style="text-align: center"> <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ed21_ago2006/sm_ladrillo.jpg" border="0" alt="Technical Sheet: Fired Clay Bricks" title="Technical Sheet: Fired Clay Bricks" hspace="5" vspace="5" width="150" height="150" align="right" /> </div> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="font-size: 10pt">Burnt bricks are the preferred walling material in many countries of the world. For thousands of years they have withstood sun and rain, earthquakes and wars. They are warm in cold whether and cool in the heat, they can be used time and again.</span> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> You can download this document from our <a href="http://english.ecosur.org/component/option,com_docman/Itemid,186/" title="Documents">Publications</a> section&nbsp; </p>