News - 10 Apr 2020
At the Toyohashi University of Technology (TUT), scientists from the Structural Engineering Laboratory of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering have proposed a new idea for making steel...
News - 2 Nov 2018
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A ban on flammable cladding similar to the material used in Grenfell Tower is not enough, says the Fire Brigades Union.
On 14 June 2017, a malfunctioning...
News - 27 Jun 2018
Massive tons of plastic and paper do not have a clear path to reuse anymore and are being transported to landfills as China is closing its doors to U.S. recyclables. By purchasing the manufacturing...
News - 1 Mar 2018
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Metrohm is pleased to present the Mira DS, a new handheld material identification system for police, hazmat teams, bomb technicians, and military personnel....
News - 16 Feb 2018
3D-printed materials are mostly soft and flexible during printing which can cause the printed walls to collapse or fall over.
A professor in Applied Mechanics at the Eindhoven University of...
News - 8 Feb 2018
Engineers at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) have discovered a method to make wood more than ten times tougher and stronger than before; creating a natural substance that is stronger...
News - 24 Jan 2018
The QUIKRETE® Companies, the leading manufacturer of pre-blended commercial-grade concrete products for the building and home improvement industries, is introducing QUIKRETE® PRO Fast-Setting...
News - 20 Jul 2017
Scientists from University of Leeds have used the principles of light to find a new way to measure the strength of modern types of concrete – providing the construction industry a better way to...
News - 27 Jun 2017
As the demand for new residential construction continues, more builders are turning to panelization – the prefabrication of structural building components in a factory instead of the job...
News - 2 Jun 2017
Today, ZipWall introduced the ZipWall® Tacky Mat, its latest addition to the comprehensive ZipWall Dust Barrier System.
The ZipWall Tacky Mat prevents the tracking of dust in and out of the...