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Future of Highways Maintenance | Time for changeSubscription
Ageing highways infrastructure is a growing problem worldwide but one that is felt particularly acutely in large parts of the UK, where the conflicting demands of increasingly heavy usage and challenging budgets mean a constant struggle to maintain road conditions.
As Highways England reaches the halfway point in its road maintenance shake up, New Civil Engineer looks back at how things were, how things are and asks if things have really changed.
Future of Highways Maintenance | 3D printingSubscription
Innovative research into 3D printed asphalt is resulting in unforeseen findings of potentially considerable significance to highways surfacing maintenance.
Carbon Capture | How infrastructure can helpSubscription
Construction materials are emerging as a low cost carbon sink as chemists seek ways to tackle climate change.
Projects | Nene Bridge StrengtheningVideoSubscription
Engineers are using lightweight concrete as part of the work to repair bearings on an iconic bridge in Peterborough.
Future of Buildings | New DevelopmentsSubscription
Buildings are on the cusp of a revolution.
Future of Buildings | Smart BuildingsSubscription
Soon all buildings could become autonomous, able to tell us when to change light bulbs or how to stock canteens while controlling their own heating and cooling systems.
Siemens’ recently inaugurated Swiss campus is evolving the design and construction of efficient offices.
Future of Buildings | Public SectorSubscription
Evolving healthcare and education priorities could dramatically overhaul future hospitals schools. So what does this mean for building design.
Exoskeleton vest supports manual lifting workSubscription
Contractor Willmott Dixon is trialling a new exoskeleton vest.