Any visitor to China will have noticed the spectacular roofs on buildings dating from imperial times. However, the question of how these roof tiles were produced has attracted relatively little attention from archaeologists. Now, a team of researchers has conducted a major study of tile ends unearthed at the Ximing Temple in Xi'an, yielding exciting insights into their production.
The National University of Singapore (NUS) together with Johnson Controls, the worldwide leader for healthy, smart, and sustainable buildings, will initiate a joint collaboration on smart buildings research.
Morgan Sindall Construction has been appointed to deliver the brand new £9.7 million Marleigh Primary Academy on Newmarket Road, Cambridge.
Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the availability of its T-Handle Driver Tools, including Hex Head Wrenches, 6-Point Socket Wrenches, and Drives.
Metso Outotec is adding two new products to its NordtrackTM mobile crushing and screening range. The Nordtrack S2.5 mobile screen is a small size, versatile scalping screen designed for small job sites and a variety of applications.
Grass America, a leading supplier of functional hardware to the cabinet industry, announces the Kinvaro T-Slim, an ingenious new lifter system for wooden flap doors that creates new possibilities in the design of overhead wall cabinets. The Kinvaro T-Slim combines the aesthetic advantages of almost invisibly blending into furniture cabinetry with the functional advantages of extremely smooth movement, outstanding strength and durability.
Hillmont Associates, a global Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HSEQ) Consultancy, has become the first company in the UK to launch the world-renowned E-Colors Personality Diversity Indicator (PDI) system to support construction companies.
Moustafa Ali, Economist at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view
Scientists from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) have developed and patented a new system for making beams, the goal of which is to revolutionize the civil engineering, construction, and architecture sectors.
A free online webinar, Raising Standards, Saving Lives, hosted on Thursday 4 March 2021 by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), will take an in depth look at the new role of the Building Safety Manager.
Leading North East practice Space Architects is celebrating 20 years of designing schools, with the submission of plans for their 85th building, a multi-million pound school in Hyde, Greater Manchester.
Engineers from Rice University have proposed a colorful solution to futuristic energy collection—adding luminescent solar concentrators (LSCs) to windows in buildings.
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is marking National Apprenticeship Week by offering free membership to all apprentices working in the building services sector.
At South Ural State University, a team of researchers has optimized building materials with advantages for the environment.
James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, has appointed Morgan Sindall Construction as the primary contractor for two major extension and refurbishment schemes totalling £3.8 million.