News - 27 Nov 2020
The UK wall cladding market has been affected by reduced demand from key end-use sectors since 2017, recording only modest growth of 13% in total installed area between 2015 and 2019.
News - 10 Nov 2020
Solar radiation, rain, humidity and extreme temperatures. Cultural heritage is exposed to an array of external factors that deteriorate it over time.
Among them, the most aggressive may well be...
News - 10 Nov 2020
Low carbon smart pipes for use in large-scale buried infrastructure projects are to be developed in a new partnership between the University of Birmingham and specialist manufacturing company...
News - 27 Oct 2020
For any country, the cost of repairing the structural damage of ailing bridges can be hefty, going up to billions of dollars. New bridge designs ensure more damage-resistant structures and, thus,...
News - 23 Oct 2020
The future of 5G for business has officially landed. While there have been many hypothetical use cases for 5G, and predictions about the business applications it will enable, Australian-based Taylor...
News - 15 Oct 2020
Buildings and infrastructure also need to cope with climate change. It is vital to update structural design regulations to optimize European climate resilience and guaranteeing the safety of...
News - 1 Oct 2020
Peab has been commissioned to build a new port terminal in Arendal in Gothenburg. The customer is Göteborgs Hamn AB and the contract is worth SEK 237 million.
Image/Illustration: Vision of...
News - 29 Sep 2020
Globally, concrete corrosion and fatbergs have a major impact on sewage systems, leading to expensive and disruptive maintenance.
Left: Highly corroded ordinary Portland cement concrete. Right: Zero...
News - 26 Aug 2020
North West-based groundworks specialist, M Downes Earthworks, has commenced work at the UK’s largest salvage and vehicle recycling company, SYNETIQ, in Gloucester, to construct a new yard...
News - 21 Aug 2020
Currently, the construction industry is experiencing two major challenges: one is the demand for sustainable infrastructure and the other is the necessity to repair degrading roads, bridges, and...