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Unfortunately, the UK has the lowest percentage of female engineer professionals across Europe, with countries such as Cyprus showing close to three times as many women in similar roles. Throughout this article we will focus on women’s... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Dublin-domiciled, US power management company Eaton today announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its hydraulics business to Danfoss, a Danish industrial company, for $3.3-billion (€2.98-billion) in cash... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Serbia is in talks with the Bulgarian government to join the construction of Gazprom's TurkStream gas pipeline in order to bring forward the completion time, said the head of state-owned monopoly Srbijagas, Dusan Bajatovic... Read more

EMERGING EUROPE

A new electricity cable tunnel in south London is under construction with the aim of renewing and improving power infrastructure to ensure the continuation of a safe and secure supply to the UK capital... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

As part of Qatar's preparations to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qetaifan Projects has signed a memorandum of understanding with ADMARES for the construction and operation of 16 floating hotels to provide accommodation to visitors during the event... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

thyssenkrupp Elevator won the bid to provide the first metro in a district-free city – a metropolitan region with a surrounding major region – in Western China with 234 elevators and escalators. With Metro Line 1, the Chinese City of Luoyang, one of Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Trials of the world’s first experimental section of road pavement with graphene nanotubes have demonstrated a 67% increase in resistance to rutting and cracking. The next step in the industrial application of the technology is designing a road... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

The advent of 3D printing is arguably one of the most disruptive innovations to have emerged over past two decades. Evolving from an optimistic attempt made by Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis, University of South Carolina, to create a 3D printed wall... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Turkish construction machinery manufacturer Hidromek was won the German Design Award 2020 for its 100% electric wheeled excavator, Hicon 7W... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

UK engineering and design company Plextek has partnered with Norwegian drone specialist Griff Aviation for the development of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with a load capacity of up to 250 kg for use in the construction sector... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Denmark's Maersk Drilling is partnering with French oil giant Total to drill the deepest ever offshore well, in terms of water depth, off the coast of Angola, in south-west Africa. The Maersk Voyager drillship will begin work later this month on... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Work has commenced on a £40-million (€46.7-million) major coastal defence project in the town of Great Yarmouth in the east of England in a bid to protect the town against the increasing threat floods caused by climate change... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Human footfall causes a range of vibrations, all with varying degrees of effect on the overall structural integrity of a building. This concept might conjure images of Millennium Bridge-style swaying or collapsing buildings — but in reality, the... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

As well as rock and soil, major tunnelling projects involve the movement of large volumes of another important element: water. The selection, operation and maintenance of pumps and related equipment can therefore have a significant impact on costs... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Concerned have been voiced by the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) over the European Union's proposed reforms relating to financial risk... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Kenoteq, a spin-off company from Scotland's Heriot-Watt University has launched a building brick that is made from 90% recycled construction and demolition waste... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Finland's Konecranes has won a contract from the US Navy to deliver a 175-tonne portal jib crane to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in the State of Washington. The $46-million (€41.4-million) order was booked in December and contains options for... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Société du Canal Seine-Nord Europe has named Sweco and Arcadis as being amongst the companies chosen to plan and design a large canal for inland vessels up to 4,400 tonnes, which will connect the waterways of France, Belgium and the Netherlands... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

MX3D, an Amsterdam-based Robotic Additive Manufacturing technology developer and Takenaka, the oldest architectural, engineering and construction firm in Japan, have together developed a 3D printed structural steel connector. Conceptually, it... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

The Serbian government has awarded the contract to construct the country's first 5G-ready motorway to Bechtel ENKA Joint Venture. The 112 km (70 mile) dual carriageway, in the West Morava river valley, will be Serbia's second major transport... Read more

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