News - 31 Jan 2015
For the first time ever, an EPFL laboratory has carried out a complete energy analysis of a straw house, from planting the grass to the destruction of the materials. The results are based on the...
News - 22 Jan 2014
Marlite today announced the introduction of Induro™ FRP with SaniSEAL™ Trim Technology, a new wall system for health care facilities that offers a smooth surface free of seams, cracks, and...
News - 15 Jan 2014
Four years after the January 2010 earthquake, 145,000 people still remain homeless in Haiti.
A cheap and simple technology to repair earthquake damaged buildings – developed at the...
News - 18 Oct 2010
Among those celebrating the breakthrough of the longest rail tunnel in the world on October 15th 2010 were Empa engineers and researchers. Their task was to ensure that the tunnel remains dry for the...
News - 1 Jul 2010
Ivan Diaz-Loya, a senior PhD candidate with the Trenchless Technology Center (TTC) at Louisiana Tech University, has been awarded the prestigious Katharine and Bryant Mather Scholarship by ASTM...
News - 20 Apr 2010
Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today announced a new portfolio of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers for construction site positioning and machine control applications. The new GNSS receivers...
News - 20 Jan 2010
Huber Engineered Woods LLC, leading manufacturer of innovative building solutions, has affirmed AdvanTech® flooring as the strongest and stiffest panels available based on ESR-1785 (Evaluation...
Article - 15 May 2007
Machine stress-grading uses a machine to bend each piece of timber (generally about its minor axis).
News - 16 Jul 2009
Conventional means of internal reinforcement for concrete member in buildings involve steel bars. Yet for structures that function in harsh environments like coastal regions, or for structures that...
News - 2 Jul 2007
Laing Thermotech's new groundbreaking Ecocirc D5 Solar pump will be featured at the 2007 National Solar Energy Conference in Cleveland, Ohio July 7-12. The premier event, whose theme is...