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Robotics technology transforms current construction industry

Robotics technology transforms current construction industry

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Researchers at Purdue Polytechnic Institute are currently trying to lay the foundation for robotics technology in construction industry.

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World's highest wooden building is taller than even designed

World's highest wooden building is taller than even designed

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The construction that is now considered the world's tallest timber building turned out to be 4m. higher than it was…

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Bridge collapse in Kolkata, India: People trapped

Bridge collapse in Kolkata, India: People trapped

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A part of Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata collapsed resulting in one fatality and trapping several people.

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Explosion in Chicago triggered building's roof collapse

Explosion in Chicago triggered building's roof collapse

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An explosion provoked the roof collapse of Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, located on the south side of Chicago.

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4-story building collapse in Nigeria

4-story building collapse in Nigeria

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A four-story building collapsed killing 3 and injuring at least 18 people in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Breakthrough cement mixtures that enable buildings to store energy

Breakthrough cement mixtures that enable buildings to store energy

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Researchers at Lancaster University have developed a cement mixture that could turn constructions into batteries.

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New Antarctic Station designed for extreme temperatures using structural thermal breaks

New Antarctic Station designed for extreme temperatures using structural thermal breaks

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Structural thermal breaks are employed to provide a habitable station in Antarctica's hostile environment.

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EPA provides $699 Million for Wastewater Infrastructure Upgrades in San Francisco

EPA provides $699 Million for Wastewater Infrastructure Upgrades in San Francisco

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A $699 million loan to the San Francisco Public Utilities will be provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…

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London's 3rd tallest skyscraper-The Diamond

London's 3rd tallest skyscraper-The Diamond

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The 56-story London skyscraper-called The Diamond-will be constructed at 100 Leadenhall Street, in the city's financial district.

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Kinetic Engineering to make buildings moveable

Kinetic Engineering to make buildings moveable

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A new revolutionary approach of building design suggests that a construction can be transformed into multiple sections by moving various parts…

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Greek government to demolish illegally built structures in the aftermath of deadly wildfire

Greek government to demolish illegally built structures in the aftermath of deadly wildfire

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At least 3,150 illegally built structures in the wider area of Athens will be demolished after the fatal wildfires in…

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New system to construct a bridge span in 3 days

New system to construct a bridge span in 3 days

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A quick deployable bridge system was presented by the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center.

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