On June 4th, 2019, Mary Kay Inc., a global leader in corporate and social responsibility, announced that it has obtained LEED Silver certification for its Lewisville, Texas manufacturing facility, the Richard R. Rogers (R3) Manufacturing/R&D Center.
Biosite Systems, a leader in biometric access control and workforce management solutions for the construction industry, has achieved ISO 27001 certification for information security management.
Building Safety Month ends by week 5. Its focus is on how technological developments lead to safer and more resilient homes.
Production of cement will have an adverse effect on climate. This process is attributable to about 8% of annual global carbon dioxide emissions. But there is a constant increase in the need for cement.
Sergi Aguacil Moreno publicly defended his doctoral thesis on May 15 at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded LEED Platinum certification—the highest level of LEED certification presented for sustainable buildings—to the newly renovated Unilever North America headquarters building in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Command Alkon, the Leading Supplier Collaboration Platform for Construction’s Heavy Work, is proud to exhibit at PRECAST2019 on May 16 at the King Power Stadium, Leicester.
Cement is used to build some of the world’s largest structures; however, it appears that it actually has something in common with a sponge.
Gotthard, Montblanc, St. Bernardino – tunnel fires recurrently cause the ceilings of the apparently stable tubes to collapse. Infernal temperatures of up to 1000 °C push concrete to its boundaries – and based on the type of material in question, it can burst.
The American University in Cairo, Egypt, held the 6th LafargeHolcim Forum titled “Re-materializing Construction” on April 4th to 6th, 2019.
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.