The evolution from diesel to electric offers advantages that include lower fuel consumption and emissions—and improved ownership cost and health
These are the developments that are moving the construction industry forward.
Engineers have a crucial role to play in making the built environment greener, particularly when it comes to delivering infrastructure that impacts the world around us. In an interview with Bluebeam, expert Tim Chapman of Arup and the Institution of Civil Engineers spells out what needs to be done.
The construction industry needs to address not only the operational carbon of a building – what it emits throughout its use – but the embodied carbon in buildings, which is linked to the materials used to deliver it, along with the construction activity itself.
Some of the greatest strides the construction sector has made recently with technology haven’t been with robotics or artificial intelligence, but with work collaboration and design software
Software engineers creating digital twins in construction mean that designers and contractors can monitor the viability of technologies before they are put into a construction project.
COVID has made businesses adapt to remote work, creating challenges regarding workplace culture and performance. Understanding these and implementing ways to maintain and build collaboration, motivation and productivity can have lasting positive results
Move over fashion and lifestyle influencers—these builders are also using social media to create online personas that expand their professional networks and grow their construction businesses
The next generation of intelligent transportation systems enables wireless exchange of information between smart vehicles and road infrastructure. Here’s what civil contractors need to know
Southbank by Beulah is set to begin construction in 2022 in Melbourne and features an extraordinary plan to add green space to the city
The Red Sea Airport set to open in 2022 in Saudi Arabia aims to be equal parts luxurious and environmentally sustainable
An expert panel highlighted the steps for engineers and organizations in areas ranging from data definition to standardizing digital practices
With pressure building for the construction sector to address its carbon emissions as part of the battle to reverse the impact of climate change, designers and others are coming up with innovative ways “to do their bit” using materials like timber.
Dynamic building materials inspired by a toy offer possibilities that go far beyond child’s play
The proliferation of remote and hybrid work seems likely to transform office space design and construction, but so far contractors and their clients alike remain unsure of what that future will look like
To determine how to lessen the climate impact in the short and long term, researchers in Sweden took a comprehensive look at a highway project and its associated supply chains