News - 19 Oct 2016
When a truck rumbles by a building, vibrations can travel up to the structure’s roof and down again, generating transient tremors through the intervening floors and beams.
News - 12 Mar 2015
The construction of the new library building on the Monroe Park Campus is approaching a major milestone: the completion of the vertical structural framework. Alumni and members of the VCU community...
News - 30 Jun 2016
In the construction industry, many projects involve remodeling or refurbishing existing buildings, and such jobs often face delays or cost overruns when hidden problems emerge.
Article - 30 May 2007
The development of manufactured wood products has enabled timber to be used in many landmark large span structures.
Article - 24 May 2007
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) is quite similar to the vertically laminated glulam beams, but is made in a similar manner to plywood.
Article - 26 May 2006
Looking for a building block that's tough enough to resist flames, frost, water and sulphate?
News - 4 May 2009
Corus has announced the launch of a new and enhanced version of the SIDS software which has been developed by SCI.
Offering a number of improvements over the previous SIDS 1.2, the latest SIDS 2.0...
News - 14 May 2008
For many homebuyers, the building materials used behind the walls and under the floors are a mystery. However, the studs, joists, beams, panels and other materials that make up the structural frame...
News - 24 Apr 2007
A first-time user of Celcon aircrete blocks has cut his usual build time by 30%, as well as requiring less manpower, for a development of nine flats in Derby.
The three-storey block has three...
News - 25 Nov 2003
Catnic has introduced a new, fully insulated, suspended flooring system called Datum. The practical ground floor system, boasts a range of environmental and cost benefits.
The system is fast and...