Metsä Wood is constantly looking for new partners who use Kerto LVL (laminated veneer lumber) in innovative modular construction projects.
Scientists from the Institute of Industrial Science, which is a part of The University of Tokyo, have designed a new technique for synthesizing concrete without cement.
EngineeringUK is inviting the engineering community to take part in the Big Engineering Conversation - a new campaign to encourage discussion and realise the ambition to increase the diversity and number of young people entering engineering.
Hybrid City Challenge, organised by Metsä Wood in 2020, called for hybrid solutions to make construction more sustainable while maintaining efficiency using current building methods. The first prize was won by a design called “WHAT IF… New York’s SEAGRAM Building was a HYBRID building” by architect Jose Gustavo Garzon. Combining Metsä Wood’s Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) with steel and concrete structures resulted a lighter and more sustainable skyscraper.
A pioneering UK-based steel construction system is on course to dominate the potentially lucrative global nuclear Small Modular Reactor (SMR) market following the successful delivery of a blast chamber contract with a leading US university.
NBS, the platform for connected construction information, will once again bring policymakers, industry experts and decision-makers in construction, architecture and digital transformation together for The Construction Leaders’ Summit – ‘Building for the Future'.
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.