Friday, November 15, 2019

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A look at the next generation of ultra high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete

    The next generation of ultra high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) has just been created at EPFL. The new material will be used to strengthen and to extend the life span of bridges and other structures—both new...

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IWSH solidifies plans for Next Community Plumbing Challenge program at Indonesian industry event

Jakarta, Indonesia (Nov. 14, 2019) — The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) unveiled plans for the next phase of the Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) Indonesia program during a presentation at the inaugural Indonesia...

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21st Steel Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction was a stunning and moving event

On Monday, November 11th, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) of the Quebec Region celebrated the 21st anniversary of the Steel Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction, at one of the most historic venues in Canada, the...

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COMMAND Center Blog: Technology on the Job Site Increases Efficiency

A Dodge Data & Analytics survey found that the access to project data and enhanced communication available through mobile apps were the most valued benefits to the work field.   According to Apple Insider, construction company...

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MEA-CEO Issue Updates to the Standard Agreement

    November 13, 2019 – TORONTO, ON – Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) in partnership with the Municipal Engineers Association (MEA) are issuing an updated version of their Client/Engineer Standard Agreement for Professional...

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New research highlights recruiting and profit margin erosion among top concerns for the construction industry

CARPINTERIA, Calif., November 13, 2019 -- Procore Technologies Inc. today published a report based on sponsored research conducted by FMI Corporation, which indicates the construction industry has yet to tap into the full potential of construction...

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As the climate changes, architects and engineers need to design buildings differently

    In the past seven years, four major disasters have caused serious disruptions in the Northeast and Midwest United States. Hurricane Sandy slammed into New York City in 2012, inflicting nearly US$11 billion in damage to...

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Video – This is what it’s like to do construction work on the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor

    A group of about 30 people have spent the last three years reinforcing the 90-year-old Ambassador Bridge, as thousands of vehicles pass behind them and the daily life of those in Windsor, Ont. continues below. "They're working...

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A look at Antarctica’s first zero emission research station

    As a scientist investigating climate change, I’m embarrassed by the high carbon footprint I have when I travel to, and work in, Antarctica. Researchers based in the UK regularly take four or five flights to reach the continent...

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