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UTA engineer assessing use of lasers to measure microtexture of aggregates in asphalt and concrete mixtures
Roger Walker, a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), is working with ...
STEM graduates are finding a weak job market. Why that could be a big opportunity to fix construction’s skilled labor woes
A recent article at Business Insider revealed an odd wrinkle in the job market. According to Census Bureau statistics, less than ...
Science behind how tires make sound could improve fuel economy
.Yokohama has announced that through work with the Japanese equivalent of NASA, the company for the first time has an ...
‘Booth babes’ and the S.T.E.A.M. professions
I spent this past week (Jan. 20-24) covering World of Concrete 2014 in Las Vegas to learn about the latest ...
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Buildings, heavy equipment and more could one day be built from these robotic, self-assembling building blocks (VIDEO)
Any time the words "like...in the movie 'Terminator II'" are uttered in a news article, we tend to take notice. ...
Va. Tech researchers develop hard hat sensor to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning
Each year about one or two American workers die of suffocation from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Typically, these deaths are ...
GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build, battle robots to build interest in STEM careers (VIDEO)
What do you do with kids who think math and science are boring? Give them a pile of parts, some software ...
Opinion: Why I write about Global Warming on a construction equipment site
A reader from Europe recently asked why I spend a lot of time blogging about global warming and other such ...
Dutch scientists engineer smog-eating street that reduces air pollution up to 45%
For a large number of Americans, driving is an absolute necessity. Unfortunately it's one of the main contributors to air ...
Adopting ancient Roman recipe could result in stronger concrete that is less harmful to the environment
Using a sample from the bottom of Italy’s Pozzuoili Bay that dates back to 37 B.C., researchers have deciphered the formula that ...
Researchers turn cement into metal that could be used in electronics
A collective of researchers from the U.S., Finland, Germany and Japan have connected a few dots that weren't particularly obvious. ...
Drones may one day build skyscrapers
We've seen how unmanned aerial vehicles can be used for surveying. But how about being used to construct a full-fledged ...
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Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
Hennessey unveils 704-hp Ford F-150 VelociRaptor (PHOTOS)
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
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