Ultra-high performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete is a relatively new construction material having minimum coarse aggregate (usually size greater than 6-7 mm is not used) having discrete random steel fibers uniformly distributed across the concrete matrix with the basic strength of ...

The need and call for energy these days have changed the mind of engineers and constructors to device such houses and buildings that take a very minimal amount of energy and utilizes the natural sources of energy available. Insulating Concrete ...

Concrete throughout its life passes by many phases and changes, starting from initial shrinkage from hydration to serviceability hair cracking after loading. Concrete has countless advantages with no-doubt at all and is the reason why it is the second most ...

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) scientists from the NTU-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre (I³C) have invented a new type of concrete called #ConFlexPave that is bendable yet stronger and longer lasting than regular concrete which is heavy, brittle and breaks ...

Have you ever seen a façade or cladding giving look of a rock-hard material but still gives you a see-through and translucent look inside the building? .  The widest used construction material, which is sustainable and reliable as well, is ...

This brand-new company, founded in 2016, offers a tool that makes it possible to manage a safe work environment on construction sites. The product is placed in the construction site area, and continually examines a number of parameters: the noise ...

ShapeDo offers a management tool called TrackChanges for designing construction and infrastructure projects for the purpose of saving time and money. The tool focuses engineering information that makes it possible to monitor changes and adjustments between different versions of the ...

Sediment transport in streams and rivers is inevitable as the stream or river transport capacity rises and falls with the streamflow. If the transport capacity in a location exceeds the sediment supply, erosion will occur. Streambank erosion must be controlled ...

Winter is now in full effect, and that means extra caution is to be taken. Inclement weather conditions are not a force to be reckoned with, especially when it comes to the road. The US Department of Transportation points out ...