Article - 9 Apr 2018
Since Professor Khoshnevis first 3D printed a concrete wall, 3D printing in infrastructure has developed at an alarming rate.
Article - 21 Jun 2017
For many construction industry leaders, including researchers, the fact that up to 7% of global carbon dioxide emissions (more than global air traffic each year) comes from cement production means...
Article - 12 Feb 2020
Thermal power stations produce electricity through coal combustion, but the process also results in huge amounts of waste known as fly ash.
Article - 26 Mar 2019
On the whole, concrete is a fairly sustainable material and it has a number of environmentally-friendly benefits.
Article - 29 Apr 2022
There is a wealth of options when it comes to building insulation materials. Bulky fiber materials like fiberglass and cotton, rigid foam boards, polyurethane, and straw all get used in different...
Article - 21 Jan 2022
Prefabricated construction has become increasingly popular in recent years. This article will consider this construction method, what advantages and disadvantages it has over other ways to build...
Article - 14 Dec 2016
SAFRAIL™ fiberglass ladders and ladder cages from Strongwell are a common sight in many industries, and are mounted on the sides of tanks and buildings.
Article - 26 Dec 2012
The presence of 35' high x 35' square fiberglass turrets on top of the Sun Bank Building tower measuring 441 feet in Orlando, Florida, not only provides a sleek and elegant “peak of distinction” to...
Article - 16 Sep 2008
Storms, flash floods, hurricanes, and even burst water mains can cause houses and buildings to be flooded.
Article - 8 Nov 2021
Buildings and structures in the Arctic and the Antarctic need to be protected against both cryogenic spills and fire exposure. This article analyzes three different structural fireproofing materials,...