Building

UK builder says homeowners have moved into 25 new hemp houses

A UK building contractor said it has completed the last of 25 homes built from hempcrete panels in one of…

October 31, 2022

Large quantities, fast methods needed for hempcrete to meet promise in housing

By Steve Allin When I first got involved with attempting to set up an industrial hemp industry in Ireland I…

October 3, 2022

Pennsylvania company says it will invest $10.9 million in North Carolina fiber factory

A Pennsylvania company said it plans to invest $10.9 million in a new hemp fiber processing facility in North Carolina.…

September 19, 2022

Pre-fab hempcrete construction materials offer alternative to traditional builds

Pre-fabricated hemp building solutions will get special attention at this year's 10th edition of the International Hemp Building Symposium, set for Lacapelle…

September 13, 2022

Hempcrete seen as part of eco-friendly solution to Zimbabwe’s housing shortage

The government of Zimbabwe sees a role for hemp in construction after securing a $63 million line of credit from…

August 29, 2022

Capetown cannabis tech provider to distribute micro-decorticator in Southern Africa

Hoping to tap into the ongoing need for homes in Southern Africa, Capetown-based solutions provider The Best Grow has signed…

August 17, 2022

Ahead for the industry: Fiber and food, sure, but hemp will be relegated to a ‘specialty crop’

[Last of three parts] Despite the cloud that has descended over U.S. Hemp, a dwindled number of hearty survivors are…

July 29, 2022

South African project demonstrates hemp’s potential to upgrade existing buildings

Two South African companies say they will put the finishing touches on a seven-story building expansion constructed with hemp blocks…

July 14, 2022

Tests at Kansas university show hempcrete’s potential in net-zero buildings

Hempcrete failed to surpass petrochemical-based foams in insulation performance but can still be a viable replacement for traditional construction materials…

July 1, 2022

IHBA Symposium will explore advanced solutions for hemp building

Delegates to this year's International Hemp Building Symposium can see demonstrations of hemp decortication technology and hempcrete spraying during the…

May 24, 2022