On April 25th, 2019, Hunt Companies, Inc. and Savoy Development announced that the U.S. Green Building Council has granted LEED Silver Certification to Noca Blu, their joint multifamily development at Logan Square in Chicago.
During the celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd, 2019, Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West (SMoW) revealed important details of its renowned LEED® Gold certified museum building.
Siniat’s newly launched Securtex® integrates Chomarat laid glass scrim into its gypsum plasterboard. According to the dry construction material specialist, it is the first plasterboard-only system certified to Loss Prevention Standard (LPS) 1175 and accredited by the Secured by Design Police Initiative. Siniat Securtex® helps withstand intruder attacks and meets the LPS 1175 Security Rating Class 1 standard.
Inspired by the recently released movie ‘Bumblebee’, MHE-Demag introduced its new compact construction range to Malaysians with a unique construction equipment show last month at its manufacturing and warehouse facility in Bukit Raja, Malaysia.
A project established by scientists of Valencia’s Polytechnic University will help reduce the vulnerability of important buildings such as schools, hospitals, or passenger terminals.
Innovative Modular Solutions (IMS), headquartered in Oswego, Illinois, received a first place award at the annual Modular Building Institute (MBI) Convention on March 18 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Compared to the countryside, cities are usually a few degrees warmer because of the urban heat island effect. This effect is caused partly by the absence of moisture and vegetation in cities compared with rural settings, and because urban building materials absorb heat.
A new modelling study from the University of Oxford and collaborators has estimated how changing the reflectivity of roofs can help keep cities cooler during heatwaves and reduce heat-rated mortality rates.
New research, commissioned by the International Copper Association (ICA), shows copper use in smart home applications is likely to reach 1.5 million tonnes per annum by 2030, thanks to a sustained, worldwide appetite for smart home systems.
Looking forward to bauma 2019 in Munich, Continental has announced that it will be taking a more active role in the area of fleet management systems for the construction industry – with a special focus on digitalization and telematics.
FLSmidth has received a contract from Xuan Thanh Cement to supply equipment for a brownfield cement production line in the Ha Nam province of Vietnam. The value of the contract is about DKK 550 million.
Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have found an innovative and inexpensive solution to protect buildings against fault rupture.
Since the completion date of The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design is approaching, Georgia Tech students, staff, and faculty are called upon to present their lecture, meeting, or event in one of the most ground-breaking and sustainable buildings in the Southeast.
Total and several partners along the construction value chain have decided to associate to form the Clean Site Circular Project which aims at recycling natural shrink hoods wastes from the construction sector in closed systemwithout film performances degradation.
Command Alkon, the Leading Supplier Collaboration Platform for Construction’s Heavy Work, is pleased to announce that COMMANDbatch has secured the “Best Product in Show” award at the annual UK Concrete Show in Birmingham.
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