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Conductive “sensing skin” paint could stop cracks in bridges, concrete structures before it’s too late
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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Learn the top 6 ways that DOT equipment operators use wireless headsets to improve road safety and communications.
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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Backhoes are getting better as CTLs, compact excavators chip away at market share
Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4 is a pickup built to tow—and keep you connected
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
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Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 4×4’s new Duramax engine brings ...
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In major brand shift, Cat is getting rid of letters in ...
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Side-By-Side: Comparing Cat, Deere, Komatsu and Topcon mast-less dozer GPS systems ...
by Tom Jackson
JCB boosts horsepower 20% with 210 and 215 skid steers
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