New wave Ferrocement has been used to create a spectacular wave-shaped roof in Saudi Arabia,Subscription
There are very few limits, any structural requirements can be met and lots of money can be saved. A statement like this would surely warm the heart of many structural engineers, but Alphacrete Construction Linings UK director Derek Russell is also convinced that the use of ferrocement could well be the key to cheaper and more environmentally friendly construction.
Cost cuts on a plate Carbon fibre plates are being used to strengthen a three span bridge near Milton KeynesSubscription
Technological developments that reduce the cost of strengthening on the UKs road bridges can make all the difference to bridge owners and in particular local authorities.