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Teeth from one of the baleen whale fossils. Credit: Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center

Construction crew uncovers fossils of four new whale...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 22, 2013

  Construction crews on both coasts of the U.S. have been doing double duty as archaeologists as of late. First was a ...

Study swings cargo containers to build stronger structures for tsunamis

Study swings cargo containers to build stronger...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 11, 2013

During a tsunami, water isn't the only problem structures in its wake face. There's also the debris being carried by ...

Do you have the leadership gene?

Do you have the leadership gene?

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 30, 2013

If you’ve struggled with managing your company or crew, you may have tried to improve your skill set, either through ...

Longer-lasting metals, building materials on the way?

Longer-lasting metals, building materials on the way?

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 10, 2012

One of the properties of metal that makes it such an attractive building material turns out to also be a ...

Discovery could lower cost of making biofuel

Discovery could lower cost of making biofuel

Posted by EQW Staff on Dec 06, 2012

  Scientists at the United States Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) have ...

Century-old fermentation process may produce cleaner-burning diesel

Century-old fermentation process may produce...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 13, 2012

University of California, Berkeley scientists have discovered a way to produce renewable diesel fuel by using a fermentation process once ...

Researchers to shake 1920s building to study its earthquake durability

Researchers to shake 1920s building to study its...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 26, 2012

This two-story building in El Centro, California built in the 1920s has withstood four major earthquakes in its storied past. ...

Thunderbolts and lightning very, very … concrete recycling?

Thunderbolts and lightning very, very … concrete...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 12, 2012

Citing “no effective recycling method for concrete rubble,” concrete technology group researchers in Holzkirchen, Germany with the Fraunhofer Institute for ...

Hamlin Jennings will lead new Concrete Sustainability...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 06, 2010

Hamlin Jennings, who is known among academic and industry researchers for his influential work on the fundamental chemistry of cement, ...

RoadWorks: What to Research Next Year

RoadWorks: What to Research Next Year

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Oct 01, 2009

Assuming that new surface transportation legislation will eventually arrive, the Federal Highway Administration has moved to develop a planning and ...

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