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Conductive “sensing skin” paint could stop cracks in bridges, concrete structures before it’s too late
Jul 10, 2014
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 has ...
Aug 22, 2013
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 badly ...
Aug 15, 2013
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 swaying ...
Jul 18, 2013
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 and ...
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Jul 11, 2013
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 ...
Jun 26, 2013
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 home ...
Jun 21, 2013
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 has ...
Jun 20, 2013
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 ...
May 29, 2013
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 Department ...
May 29, 2013
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. ...
May 17, 2013
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 trucks ...
May 13, 2013
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 by ...
Apr 22, 2013
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 agricultural ...
Apr 19, 2013
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 for ...
Apr 11, 2013
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 Light ...
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VIDEO: Watch as a massive Komatsu PC8000 mining shovel is assembled in this time-lapse
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VIDEO: Entire Erques Bridge construction chronicled in beautiful time-lapse
Cat to end track drill production, intends to sell room and pillar underground mining machine business
With VP Henricks's retirement, Caterpillar cuts more jobs in consolidation of tech, R&D efforts
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