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A Cambridge-based start-up claims to have developed a process that removes CO2 from the atmosphere and converts it into building materials. The company, Cambridge Carbon Capture, say that the process has been under development for years and these... Read more

The construction of the rail tunnel between Lyon, France and Turin, Italy has passed an important symbolic milestone following the completion of the first 9 km of its base tunnel beneath the Alps... Read more

As part of the 10th annual World Green Building Week, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has issued “a bold new vision” for how buildings and infrastructure around the world can reach 40% less embodied carbon emissions by 2030, and... Read more

Austrian construction company PORR has signed a contract for the development and modernisation of a 70 km (43.5 mile) railway line in Poland - the company's largest in the country to date... Read more

WICONA is demonstrating its focus on sustainability by using CIRCAL 75R. System solutions using CIRCAL 75R have the highest share of recycled end-of-life aluminium on the market – 75% and above. The production is independently certified and... Read more

Bulgaria's state-owned gas provider, Bulgartransgaz EAD, has awarded a €1.1-billion contract to Saudi-led group Arkad to construct an extension to the TurkStream gas pipeline, which will carry Russian natural gas into Europe... Read more

Dutch 3D concrete printing specialist Vertico has teamed up with the University of Ghent to construct an optimised, material efficient footbridge. The company reduced the materials used in the bridge's construction by 60% through its concrete 3D... Read more

There is much talk about improving the chemicals used in the laundry industry. Hygiene chemicals manufacturer Christeyns has come a long way in formulating detergents that not only produce improved wash outcomes but that are also kinder to the... Read more

Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood is an open platform developed to connect people and innovation in the wood construction industry. Open Source Wood gathers ideas and designs from all corners of the globe and makes them available for all, free of... Read more

The European Commission has said that it is to fund a project to build a bridge over the Danube in the city of Braila, Romania to the tune of €363-million... Read more

Stockholm-based global construction and project development company Skanska has announced the merging of its operations in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia into one business unit to be known as Skanska Central Europe... Read more

After the devastating Grenfell Tower disaster, the UK government is pushing for reforms in building and fire safety laws... Read more

TSP Projects was recently released from the British Steel portfolio last week and has been acquired by international mass transit, mobility and infrastructure company SYSTRA. The deal sees the award-winning UK multi-discipline design and... Read more

Buildings, infrastructure and cities across the globe are straining under the combined pressures of explosive population growth and a warming climate. A new research initiative, Break the Grid, is looking at how 3D printers can be made to move... Read more

EDF Renewables and Enbridge have awarded a contract to build the foundations of the Saint Nazaire offshore wind project to a consortium that includes French construction firm Eiffage and Belgian marine specialist DEME... Read more

Verksbyen, a new green neighbourhood in Fredrikstad in Norway, showcases the future of sustainable living. As part of the project, construction company Arca Nova Bolig is building five five-storey apartment buildings situated in Capjon Park area... Read more

The Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group has entered into an agreement to acquire BENTELER Distribution, a division of BENTELER International AG with an annual turnover of about €750-million (2018). This strategic acquisition will provide Van Leeuwen... Read more

The UK’s largest annual engineering show, Advanced Engineering has announced some of the guest speakers that will be presenting at the show on October 30 and 31, 2019 at the NEC in Birmingham. As part of the extensive open forum programme, speakers i Read more

Already 75 metres high, with its construction now exceeding 17 floors, the soon-to-be tallest skyscraper in Europe, the Varso Tower, currently being built in Warsaw, is set to be finished next year. Upon completion the structure will stand at 310... Read more

Research from Cornell University and McKinsey & Co., among others, suggests that a diverse workforce leads to increased creativity, motivation and morale, all qualities which are paramount when developing innovative engineering solutions... Read more

  • Cambridge start-up turns CO2 into construction material

  • First 9 km of Lyon-Turin rail tunnel completed

  • WorldGBC report sets path to net zero emission buildings by 2050

  • PORR wins €285m railway upgrade contract in Poland

  • Vertico constructs optimised 3D concrete printed footbridge

  • Open Source Wood challenge: large wall panel connections

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