Thermal imaging has been used to monitor grout penetration behind precast concrete shaft rings for the first time.
Bryden Wood calls for open source constructionSubscription
Adopting standardised, open source and automated design in the construction sector is the way to ensure we meet the government’s Construction 2025 targets for productivity and climate change, says architectural firm Bryden Wood.
Submersible drones deployed at Thames Estuary Subscription
A new generation of specialised drones is enabling flood defences along the Thames Estuary to be monitored in much greater detail and at lower cost, it has been revealed.
US city looks to Dutch-style flood defences Subscription
US coastal cities are increasingly looking to replace their existing flood defences with Dutch-style “waterfront parks”.
The Grenfell Tower disaster “could never have happened” if modern technologies had been in place, according to Autodesk chief executive Andrew Anagnost.
UK infrastructure asset owners are the “best in the world” at understanding the importance of BIM, according to Autodesk’s infrastructure director Theo Agelopoulos.
Autodesk has added a cost management tool to its BIM 360 software to avoid last minute cost overruns.
Network Rail launches drone maintenance framework Subscription
Network Rail has published a prior information notice (PIN) for its upcoming Unmanned Aircraft System framework.
Innovyze has launched an asset management tool to tackle water infrastructure problems.
Insight | What could Brexit mean for Eurocodes?Subscription
In the current political climate, it may be impossible to imagine there are relationships between the UK and its European counterparts where negotiations are constructive and outcomes are achieved.