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Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower could be added to the Stockholm skyline

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 27, 2013

A design competition for a new residential tower at the center of Stockholm, Sweden has elicited quite the interesting proposal: ...

Adopting ancient Roman recipe could result in stronger concrete that is less harmful to the environment

Adopting ancient Roman recipe could result in stronger...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2013

Using a sample from the bottom of Italy’s Pozzuoili Bay that dates back to 37 B.C., researchers have deciphered the formula that ...

Re-recycling: Biofuel waste used to make stronger concrete

Re-recycling: Biofuel waste used to make stronger...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2013

Researchers at Kansas State University have discovered that by replacing a portion of the cement found in concrete with agricultural ...

German manufacturers create glow-in-the-dark concrete

German manufacturers create glow-in-the-dark concrete

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 11, 2013

Two German manufacturers, Kann and NightTec, have collaborated to create a pretty cool new product they call "Leuchsteine" or Light ...

Construction of 2nd tallest building stopped over corrosive concrete

Construction of 2nd tallest building stopped over...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 05, 2013

Construction has been halted on what is expected to be the world's second tallest building due to an investigation into ...

Construction materials prices increase 1.3 percent in February

Construction materials prices increase 1.3 percent in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 15, 2013

The Associated General Contractors of America has released its Producer Price Index (PPI) report for February, which reveals that construction ...

Light Transmitting Concrete turns walls into screens

Light Transmitting Concrete turns walls into screens

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 15, 2013

From a functionality standpoint, innovations like this may seem a bit silly to those of us who use concrete to, ...

Concrete canvas tent inflates and hardens into permanent structure

Concrete canvas tent inflates and hardens into...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2013

This is a development that has great to potential to have far reaching effects across the world. A U.K. company ...

Repurposed drain pipe makes the ultimate man cave

Repurposed drain pipe makes the ultimate man cave

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 05, 2013

I doubt many of you order more concrete drain pipe than you need, but if you do here's a great ...

Scientists develop first self-healing protective coating for concrete

Scientists develop first self-healing protective...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2013

Just last week we heard about a formula of asphalt that, when heated by induction, can actually repair itself. And ...

40-horsepower Subaru EH99

Subaru announces 35- and 40-hp big block gas engines...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 06, 2013

Subaru Industrial Engines will introduce two new big block V-Twin engines this year in the 35-horsepower EH90 and the 40-horsepower ...

Cummins introduces 2013 engines at World of Concrete

Cummins introduces 2013 engines at World of Concrete

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2013

Cummins is displaying its 2013 engine lineup, including its clean diesel ISX12 and ISL9 and Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural ...

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