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Franki Africa (a Keller company) is the largest, oldest and most established specialist contractor in sub-Saharan Africa. Franki had to call on all its experience to meet the array of challenges for the construction of a new brewery in Mozambique for Cervejas de Moçambique (CDM), a subsidiary of the largest global beer brewer, AB InBev. The project is the largest investment by CDM in Mozambique and is scheduled to produce its first batch of beers by the end of this year, giving its construction a very tight timeline.

Monday, 04 November 2019 13:05

Average shear stress in pressure vessel

A pressure-vessel head is fabricated by gluing the circular plate to the end of the vessel. If the vessel sustains an internal pressure of 500 kPa, determine the average shear stress in the glue.

A bridge designed by Leonardo da Vinci but was never constructed is now being tested by engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Keller's work on the prestigious Follo Line Project in Norway has won an Award of Merit in the Rail category at the ENR (Engineering News-Record) Global Best Projects competition. The annual contest honours construction and design excellence from the past year around the world and is organized by ENR, a prestigious American construction magazine, and judged by an independent panel of industry professionals. Representatives from Keller's Follo Line team picked up the award at a ceremony in New York City on October 2.

Monday, 30 September 2019 09:44

Temperature Change

The beam is fixed at end B and free at end A. It is loaded at end A with the concentrated force 4F. At the same time there is a temperature change ΔT. Calculate the length change Δx. (Modulus of elasticity E, Cross section area AS , Temperature coefficient.)

Alain Robert, also known as the "French Spiderman", got arrested after climbing without permission a 42-story skyscraper in Frankfurt.

A 10-story scaffolding collapsed into St. Mark's Episcopal Church in San Antonio on September 19, 2019.

Researchers from the University of Arkansas will study the behavior of cross-laminated timber panels installed in the new residence hall of the campus.

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