Fatigue-busting exoskeleton launched for workersSubscription
A tech firm has come up with a quirky new way to help prevent injury to manual workers.
Seashell-inspired bendy concrete could help prevent massive infrastructure damage sustained during disasters such as earthquakes and hurricanes.
A super strong and greener concrete has been created with the help of wonder-material graphene, which Exeter University researchers say could help tackle high carbon emissions in the construction sector.
Tungsten, the favoured material for the lining of nuclear fusion reactors, is “too brittle” and could lead to failure, researchers in the UK have said.
A key road bridge that remained closed for months during a much-delayed Interserve-led repair scheme has been closed just weeks after it finally opened.
Turner & Townsend has won a deal with Highways England to provide commercial services for the A303 upgrade, which includes the Stonehenge road tunnel.
WSP has produced engineering designs for the new riverside stand at Fulham Football Club’s Craven Cottage stadium, which sits on the banks of London’s River Thames.
£150M cost hike on Hull road scheme exhuming 19,000 bodiesVideoSubscription
Costs on a major road improvement project have risen from £250M to almost £400M due to the “challenging nature” of engineering the scheme, including the unexpected exhumation of 19,000 skeletons.
Bacteria used to heal masonry cracksSubscription
A bacterial liquid could be used to promote self-healing in stone, slashing maintenance costs for buildings and historic structures.
Canadian engineers have created a computer model which could save millions by enabling better co-ordination on infrastructure works.