Tag : Structures
Future of Bridges | Maintenance in the spotlightSubscription
Collapse of the Polcevera Viaduct in Genoa has thrown bridge maintenance into the spotlight, after near misses like at Hammersmith in the UK, with engineers calling for more rigorous, predictive regimes.
Structural health monitoring gives assurance that the 54 year-old Forth Road Bridge is in fine form, while machine-learning will soon be predicting where any weaknesses are developing.
Operators of the Polcevera Viaduct which collapsed in Genoa in August claim the damaged structure can be rebuilt in eight months. We assess the options.
Your View | Don't blame it on BIMSubscription
How can the construction industry rethink its approach to projects to embrace circular economy techniques and reduce its unsustainable use of resources?
Mace is set to deploy a new and “significantly improved” version of its jumping factory on a £180M project to turn part of the 2012 Olympic Games athletes’ village into more than 500 build-to-rent homes.
Civils 4.0 | Five to Watch at TechFestSubscription
Five visionary ideas are improving civils delivery now and in the future were set to be among those on show at TechFest in London.
Waste plastic could be used to partially replace sand in concrete to make construction more sustainable, according to research by the University of Bath.
Interview | Beth West, LandsecSubscription
User experience and the perfection of it is the holy grail in industries ranging from gaming to shopping.