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It wasn’t that long ago a 2.7-liter V6 with a compacted-graphite-iron (CGI) block, twin turbos, reverse-flow cooling, split-mains, variable-displacement oil ...

Volvo CE’s ECR88D compact excavator wins iF product design award

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2014

Just in case award-winning design plays heavily into your buying decisions, Volvo Construction Equipment might have the compact excavator for ...

This 1,600-foot skyscraper harnesses wind through a massive funnel to generate its own power

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2014

The recently unveiled Pertamina Energy Tower will create its own power—and not just because it will belong to the state-owned energy ...

Designers known for steel and concrete say they’ve figured out best way to build wooden towers

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2013

The push to return to building skyscrapers and other tall buildings mainly out of wood recently received a big vote ...

Korea’s 1,400-foot-tall City Tower to be world’s first invisible skyscraper

Korea’s 1,400-foot-tall City Tower to be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 16, 2013

As part of a a design competition in Korea, GDS Architects was recently awarded a permit to build the world's ...

Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral is built to last a century

Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral is built to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2013

On February 22, 2011, a devastating earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand that left 185 people dead and many buildings badly ...

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: ...

Inside the Innovations Center: Where JCB’s equipment design magic happens

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Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 06, 2013

Heavy equipment manufacturer JCB gave the press a rare look inside its top secret Innovations Center at the company's world ...

A 2014 GMC Sierra pickup undergoes testing in the GM Aerodynamics testing.

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2013

When you view the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra side-by-side with the 2013 models, one of the first things ...

Architecture Billings Index jumps to 54.2, bodes well for construction

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2013

Each month the American Institute of Architects releases its Architecture Billings Index and the latest round shows an increase to ...

GEAR: 3Doodler 3D printing pen (VIDEO)

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2013

There's no question whether the advent of 3D printing will have an affect on the architecture and construction industries. Not ...

Moon dwelling could be built with 3D printer

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 08, 2013

If you’ve ever wondered what a lunar habitat looks like, you may soon find out thanks to the D-Shape 3D ...

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