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Norway: Contract signed for next phase of world’s longest timber bridge

Norway, bridge, structural timber, engineering, construction, architecture

Representatives of the Norwegian road authority Nye Veier and the joint venture BERINOR ANS, associating BESIX and Rizzani de Eccher, have signed the contract for the design, permitting and further development of the E6 Moelv-Roterud infrastructure project. The project includes a main bridge over Lake Mjøsa spanning more than one kilometre, …

Editor’s pickMeinhardt clinches BCA award for Singapore's first hybrid steel-CLT floor system

Singapore, Meinhardt, engineering, CLT, hybrid, architecture, award

Image: Meinhardt Group Meinhardt Group has announced that Er. Kam Mun Wai, Senior Executive Director, Meinhardt Singapore, has been awarded the Singapore's Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Design and Safety Award 2020 for his cutting-edge engineering solutions in the construction of the Singapore Management University (SMU) Connexion …

EUROCONSTRUCT: Weakening growth in European construction in the next two years

EUROCONSTRUCT, Europe, construction, industrial production, investment, new projects, renovation, non-residential, residential, civil engineering

Construction output amounted to nearly 1,600 billion Euro in 2018 - after five years growth still far below peak level, with relevant differences among countries. From among 15 western EC-15 countries, 10 of them achieved in 2018 higher total construction volume than in 2007. The construction market in Spain, despite 4 growing years in a row, …

VDMA first survey on machine learning in mechanical industry: artificial intelligence has high relevance

VDMA, survey, machine learning, artificial intelligence, mechanical engineering industry

In spring 2019, the VDMA conducted its first survey on machine learning in mechanical and plant engineering. More than 70 companies took part in the survey. The main focus of the study was on the significance and use of the artificial intelligent (AI) products in business processes as well as in products and services. The interviewees indicate a …

Editor’s pickLife Science Bioengineering B202 building in Denmark

Life Science Bioengineering B202 building, Christensen & Co. Architects, Rørbæk og møller Arkitekter, oak

The new building for Life Science and Bioengineering is the largest project since the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) was inaugurated in the 1960s. (Photo credit: Adam Mørk) In a respectful yet innovative transformation of the original architecture, the façade of gold-anodised and black-lacquered aluminium is broken into …

Editor’s pickHOMAG Groups opens engineering centre in Poland

HOMAG Group, Poland, Poznan, engineering centre

Maciej Stajewski, Managing Director of HOMAG Poland, Pekka Paasivaara, Chairman of the Board of Management of HOMAG Group AG, Ralf W. Dieter, Chairman of the Board of Management of Dürr AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HOMAG Group AG and Maciej Szymcazk, Product Development, among others, officially opened the new development …

New engineered material can cool roofs and structures with zero energy consumption

University of Colorado Boulder, engineering, construction, material

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a new material that can bring down building temperatures without consuming electricity or water in the process. Measuring just 50mm thick—about the thickness of kitchen aluminium foil—the glass-polymer hybrid film cools the body underneath, even under direct sunlight, by …

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