A new variety of concrete capable of reducing emissions can benefit the construction industry. Calcium carbonate concrete is produced from waste concrete and carbon dioxide from the air or industrial exhaust gases. It seems to be a potential construction material of the future, specifically in places where natural resources are limited.
HiLO, the latest NEST unit, integrates medieval building principles with futuristic construction techniques. The two-story building unit with an attractive doubly-curved concrete roof and a novel, lightweight funicular floor system was drawn from historical construction methods.
Scientists from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) are the first in Russia to design a friction stir welding technology relating to a new aluminum alloy for building a lightweight pedestrian bridge.
University of Huddersfield architecture student Sarah Bradshaw is in the running for the prestigious national Women in Property National Students award after being named as one of two regional winners from Yorkshire and the North East.
Registration for EDS 2021 is now open, heralding a return to live business events and reinforcing the value of meeting face to face for the UK’s engineering sector.
The construction industry output in Northeast Asia is forecast to record a growth of 6.8% in 2021, rising from US$4.47 trillion in 2020 to US$4.77 trillion in 2021 and accounting for 40% of the projected US$11.93 trillion of the global output this year.
Following a difficult start to the year for Western Europe’s construction industry, which contracted by 6.4% in 2020, economic activity has picked up significantly since the spring and is forecasted to rise sharply and grow by 5.7% in 2021, according to GlobalData.
New analysis from EngineeringUK has shown 14.5% of those working in engineering are female, which is an increase from 12% as reported in 2018.
Polyglass U.S.A., Inc. is pleased to announce its participation at the RCAT 45th Annual Texas Roofing Conference June 16th -18th in San Antonio, TX.
Infrastructure investment in Eastern Europe could rise significantly over the next two years if projects are pushed ahead by regional governments;