News - 23 Nov 2005
Australian inventor John Dobozy has won the ABC television "New Inventors" award with his new recycling technology for extracting lucrative materials from waste tyres, economically and...
News - 22 Sep 2005
Cheryl Burt had the choice of buying a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm or the toy truck her son Zachary had wanted for his birthday. Nearly 10 years later, she still has the truck, but she lost her son --...
Article - 2 Apr 2003
Silicones are polymers with a Si-O-Si backbone. There are different types depending on functional groups in the structure and curing mechanisms. Key properties include thermal stability, chemical...
Article - 1 Apr 2003
This report summarises the development of cathodic protection of steel in concrete. It reports on the technology development and uptake across the world as well as applications and benefits.
Article - 17 Mar 2003
Aluminum extrusions are used widely within the building industry.
News - 26 Jul 2005
Manitoba Hydro has unveiled the final design for the corporation’s new, $188 million world-class energy efficient headquarters to meet Hydro’s current and future business needs while...
News - 21 Jun 2005
The National Trust for Historic Preservation on June 2 released its annual list of “The 11 Most Endangered Historic Places” to “spotlight parts of the country’s heritage that...
News - 20 May 2005
The chug of a refrigerator sparking to life in the middle of the night. The rumble of an idling car engine in early morning. The rhythmic thrum of a stereo system that is not your own. At a time when...
News - 19 May 2005
A thing of beauty may indeed be a joy forever, as long as it is properly protected.
Architectural preservationists are finding that advances in construction materials and techniques are not only...
News - 31 Mar 2005
A landmark study released Wednesday reveals that approximately 60 percent of the ecosystem services that support life on Earth – such as fresh water, capture fisheries, air and water regulation,...