News - 4 Jul 2013
Shake-table test on a 4-storey building at half-scale
With the introduction of higher seismic design forces in the Swiss loading standard of 2003 most unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings failed to...
News - 5 Jan 2010
Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ed5f7c/construction_stone) has announced the addition of the "Construction Stone Market in India: Business Report 2009" report...
Article - 24 Nov 2021
An international team of researchers has demonstrated that bamboo is a poor substitute for steel reinforcement, and often fails to deliver the sustainability benefits it has come to be associated...
News - 6 Jan 2004
The world's leading manufacturer of stone wool insulation, Rockwool, has received a large order to supply various high performance insulation products for the new terminal 5 at Heathrow...
News - 3 Jun 2003
Mild steel rebar is the most commonly used material in the reinforcement of concrete slabs or in the construction of straw bale walls. The common acceptance of this material overlooks some...
Article - 28 Oct 2016
In an effort to combat problems caused by cold, researchers are constantly investigating novel & innovative building materials.
News - 9 Jun 2017
Caesarstone, luxury quartz surface manufacturer, has introduced a never-before-seen finish, Rugged Concrete, to the concrete series as part of the ever-growing Classico collection.
News - 15 Sep 2015
Granite Construction Incorporated announced today that is has been awarded a $72 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to build new outlet structures at the Addicks and Barker...
News - 6 May 2015
Thanks in part to a $5 million Build Illinois bond, Chicago-area grocer Mariano's Fresh Markets is continuing their growth trend with new locations that address "food deserts."...
News - 27 Jun 2014
This spring, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded Burbank Water and Power's new Electrical Services Building LEED Platinum certification.
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