Hempcrete

Pennsylvania study to look at life cycle of hemp building materials

A two-year study in Pennsylvania will look at the life cycle of hemp derived building materials from the field to…

July 21, 2021

U.S. brick maker earns $100k grant

Washington-based Earth Merchant received $100,000 for a proof-of-concept initiative to develop OlogyBricks, bricks made of hempcrete. The Vancouver, Washington company…

April 10, 2021

Australian firm says it will bring HempBLOCK system to USA

An Australian company has secured an exclusive distributorship in the USA for a hempcrete building system it says is cost…

February 15, 2021

U.S. firm plans March startup of fiber processing factory

A Kansas, USA hemp company says it will bring a new decortication factory online in March, with plans to process…

January 28, 2021

Hemp building materials have big role to play in environmental renewal

By Robert Ziner, CIHC, Canada According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the conventional building sector contributes up to 30%…

January 20, 2021

€7 million investment for factory to boost output of hemp blocks

Belgian hemp block maker IsoHemp said it has raised nearly €7 million to build a new high-tech factory, as the…

August 3, 2020

Nepal’s SHIV completes hempcrete building for non-profit clinic

Nepal-based Shah Hemp Inno-Ventures (SHIV) has completed a hempcrete structure that serves as a specialized craniofacial surgery and recovery center,…

July 21, 2020

Book by U.S. research team lays out case for hemp building

A team of researchers at New York's Parsons School of Design has authored a nearly 200-page book laying out the…

April 30, 2020

Despite the problems brought on by virus, a call to till on

By Steve Allin It is scary how things can change in just a few weeks. Unless you were living in…

April 7, 2020

Hemp board, load-bearing blocks, modular builds on tap at IHBA

The development of hemp board, modular hemp construction, and load-bearing hemp bricks are only a few of the topics on…

February 27, 2020