About the Journal

The Progress in Construction Materials (PCM, ISSN 2716-8050) is designed to reflect current developments and advances being made in the general field of construction materials technology, production, use, and performance.

The PCM journal aims to provide a forum targeted for engineers and scientists around the world to present and discuss various topics related to following themes:

  • Properties and performance of construction materials
  • Durability aspects
  • Construction materials applications
  • Advanced and improved experimental techniques
  • Latest analytical and modelling methods
  • Waste materials
  • Composite materials
  • Development of low cost and energy saving materials

The publication language of the journal is English. Manuscripts previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere are not accepted. The journal will publish full research papers, review papers and short communications.

Journal Publication Process

(i) Manuscript submission

Author(s) can submit manuscript by using the online submission form.

Click here to download PCM Manuscript Templates

Please visit the Submissions page to view Submission Preparation Checklist, Author Guidelines and the Copyright Notice.

(ii) Peer Review Process

All submitted papers are evaluated by at least two International referees who are known scholars in their fields. Once a paper is reviewed and accepted for publication in the PCM, it will be edited to conform to the Journal's style and format.

(iii) Production process

(i) Copyright and Proofs: The production office of Alwaha Scientific Publishing Services, ASPS, prepares and sends the copyright form and the proofs to the corresponding author. Corrections should be restricted to typesetting errors and minor changes. The corresponding author, on behalf of all authors, must sign the copyright form. A scanned copy of the document must be sent by email to the ASPS production office.

(ii) Online and print publications: Once the author proofs has been returned, the final PDF version of the article will be made and the article will be assigned to the current Issue ‘In Progress’. This will make the article available online, accessible, searchable and fully citable. Once the volume is completed, the issues are printed and published in a single document.

Open Access Policy

The PCM provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Author Fees

There is no Submission, Publication or Processing Charges.

Upon acceptance of an article, the corresponding author will be directed to sign a copyright form on behalf of coauthor(s). In this form, author(s) can agree that EURL BADYLEC sponsors the free access of the article. In this case, EURL BADYLEC is required to pay the free access charges of the article instead of all authors.

Abstracting and Indexing

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