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Conductive “sensing skin” paint could stop cracks in bridges, concrete structures before it’s too late
A new paint-on "sensing skin" would allow officials to retrofit bridges and other concrete structures with the ability to ...
Smart Bricks are full-size, concrete Lego bricks designed for vertical construction
Bricks are a pretty basic element of construction and have been for centuries. But a company called Kite Bricks ...
Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral is built to last a century
On February 22, 2011, a devastating earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand that left 185 people dead and many buildings ...
Japanese companies develop 300-ton pendulums that reduce swaying in skyscrapers during earthquakes
Two Japanese companies have developed giant pendulums they say, when installed atop a skyscraper, can shorten vibrations and reduce ...
House printing, crawling, concrete-eating demo robots point to automated jobsites of the future (VIDEO)
As we noted in our piece on Komatsu's new D61i-23 dozer, which uses machine control technology to automatically raise ...
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Connected Keypad Adds Security to Job Sites
Ask anyone in the construction business how confident they feel leaving their equipment on job sites, and you’ll probably get…
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 ...
Fungus could be the ultimate sustainable form of home insulation
“We see a future where Mushroom Materials are found in the bumper of your car, the walls of your ...
Mack to begin building Pinnacle Axle Back powered by DME alternative fuel
After a press event held by parent company Volvo earlier this month that focused on dimethyl ether, Mack Trucks ...
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 ...
Behind the installation of the world’s first precast network arch bridge in Fort Worth (PHOTOS & VIDEO)
Faced with closing a heavily used bridge to Fort Worth's city center for 12 months, officials at the Texas ...
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 ...
Truckers can’t miss Australia’s water curtain stop signs (VIDEO)
Via our sister site Better Roads and the always entertaining Jalopnik, when faced with the rampant problem of semi ...
Welding helmet with air filter wins Popular Science Invention Award
Popular Science has tapped an innovative new welding helmet as one of its 2013 Invention Awards winners. The Windmaker, developed ...
Re-recycling: Biofuel waste used to make stronger concrete
Researchers at Kansas State University have discovered that by replacing a portion of the cement found in concrete with ...
Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with “virtual stringlines” and the AutoPilot Field Rover
The Bauma construction equipment trade show, currently wrapping up in Munich, Germany has named its five innovations award winners ...
German manufacturers create glow-in-the-dark concrete
Two German manufacturers, Kann and NightTec, have collaborated to create a pretty cool new product they call "Leuchsteine" or ...
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Cummins developing fully-electric powertrain: “We are not just a diesel company”
U.S.-made, Cat-powered Monterra 4×4/6×6 cabovers are reset Army trucks aimed at construction
ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others may be in for “rude awakening”
Ryobi cooler doubles as a portable air conditioner
VIDEO: Excavator tag team lifts people to safety across flooding river
Small trench, big disaster
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ELD Mandate: As contractors scramble to comply with electronic logging, others ...
by Equipment World Staff
JCB’s 16C-1, 18Z-1 and 19C-1 mini excavators bring new designs, lots ...
by Wayne Grayson
Test Drive: Volvo’s new VNR tractor with 38 tons of concrete ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat tax whistleblower could get IRS reward of $600 million
by Wayne Grayson
The I-85 collapse and the push of Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques ...
by Chris Hill
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