Latest News for: Concrete engineering


Scientists invented a new concrete that’s 17 times more resistant to cracking

BGR 23 Jun 2024
The new concrete is inspired by the nacre found in abalone shells ... Instead, they want to actually learn those principles behind nacre and use them to inform how we engineer human-made materials like concrete and other ceramics.

Nine injured as under-construction porch collapses in college

Indian Express 20 Jun 2024
NINE PERSONS including seven workers and two supervisors were injured when an under-construction porch collapsed on the campus of the Ajeenkya DY Patil College of Engineering in Charholi when the concrete was being poured for slab.

Progress continues on South St. Clair, Liberty Street projects in Painesville

The Willoughby News-Herald 20 Jun 2024
The streetscape project will upgrade South Park Place’s concrete and make changes to the neighboring sidewalks, landscaping and parking features, the city said. City Engineer Leanne Exum previously ...

Finally, Barfiwala flyover aligned to Gokhale bridge

The Siasat Daily 19 Jun 2024
The release highlighted that after the concrete curing work of 14 days, preparations are being made to start vehicular traffic on both these bridges on July 1 ... High-quality concrete has been used to complete the concreting work quickly.

Lesson learned from tragic accident, municipal engineer says

Manila Bulletin 19 Jun 2024
This was how the municipal engineer of Dalaguete, Cebu described the tragic incident in Barangay Maluray where a 21-year-old laborer died fell to his death in a construction site last June 5 ... The project engineers’ role is not on supervision.

Plan is unveiled to balance environment and recreation at huge Sepulveda Basin

LA Daily News 18 Jun 2024
Army Corps of Engineers to help prevent severe area flooding ... Henry Stern, who presented a $2.5 million check – funding from the state – as a “down payment” for the design and engineering phase of the plan.

Greece Lost 250 Sq Km of Its Beaches in 30 Years Due to Climate Change

Greek Reporter 18 Jun 2024
... know-how in Greece to protect our beaches, so the task was given over to harbor engineers, who only knew how to do one thing, and that is what we call ‘hard’ projects, meaning concrete and rocks.

Plan to replace old Smithtown bridge raises environmental concerns

Newsday 17 Jun 2024
The money will be used to hire an engineering consultant for the project ... The bridge underwent $80,000 in repairs in 2013 to address cracking concrete after other maintenance work in 1987, Newsday previously reported.

McGhee Tyson Airport's $190M 'mountain garage' will be its most prominent feature

Knox News 17 Jun 2024
"We've invested in wanting it to look a little more appealing than it just being a big concrete structure," said Bryan White, vice president of engineering and planning at the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority.

New Kind Of Cement Could Turn Homes And Roads Into Giant Batteries

IFL Science 15 Jun 2024
Concrete is, to put it mildly, really bad for the environment ... on its own, the production of cement and concrete accounts for a whole eight percent of global CO2 emissions, or more than four billion tonnes of the greenhouse gas per year.

Councilors demand clear plans, transparency in CBRT

The Philadelphia Inquirer 15 Jun 2024
... voiced concerns to Engineer Norvin Imbong, the CBRT project manager, stating the need for clear, concrete plans and more stakeholder involvement.

Comment: IP rights in the AI age

The Engineer 14 Jun 2024
As current copyright laws will inevitably be applied to scenarios that they were not designed for, courts may be tempted to apply their own interpretation to reverse-engineer existing laws and provide what they regard as the ‘‘right’’ outcome.

EEI signs MOU with precast supplier

Manila Bulletin 13 Jun 2024
IHDC is owned by the Chua Group, headed by Francis Chua, a successful construction engineer with established business interests in construction supply including pre-cast concrete structures, cement ...

Modular solar solution helps mining operation shift to renewables

PV Magazine 13 Jun 2024
The engineering behind the Maverick has ... 5B Chief Executive Officer David Griffin said Maverick arrays, which are mounted on composite steel-concrete beams, are engineered to withstand extreme winds.

Valley Middle School construction on-schedule, structure expected to go up starting in August

Grand Forks Herald 13 Jun 2024
The meeting took place in the library of the current Valley Middle ... Port ... Right now, construction workers are pouring concrete and finishing up excavating what will become the new building’s foundations, said Brady McDonald of Construction Engineers ... .