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Smart City Development Pushing Huge Shift In Construction Materials

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Smart City Development Pushing Huge Shift In Construction Materials

Smart City Development Pushing Huge Shift In Construction Materials Multiple nations around the world are making massive investments in smart city mega projects. All of them contain elements meant to reduce pollution or produce power. As a result, researchers expect the demand for advanced green materials to skyrocket. A study by a technology market research company predicted a $400 billion market for the materials needed to construct the highly integrated smart cities of the future. Global Shift In City Planning Underway In places as diverse as South Korea, Singapore, New York City, Saudi Arabia, and Mumbai, both smart residential and...

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Stunning new photos from around the world showcase the beauty and importance of concrete

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Stunning new photos from around the world showcase the beauty and importance of concrete

Stunning new photos from around the world showcase the beauty and importance of concrete Over 10,000 worldwide entries to the GCCA's Concrete in Life photography competition capture concrete's role in our daily lives LONDON, Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Concrete plays a fundamental role in the world around us and in our daily lives. It supports our communities, keeps us connected, and provides our homes, key infrastructure and the cities around us. The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) is celebrating concrete, the most used human-made material on our planet, with the release of the winning pictures from its 'Concrete in...

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Building a new home in just one day with ready-to-use modules

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Building a new home in just one day with ready-to-use modules

Building a new home in just one day with ready-to-use modules VDL will build complete bathrooms, toilets and technical rooms in Friesland as of 2022 that will be installed in houses as ready-to-use modules on Van Wijnen construction sites. By using a modular construction method, the VDL group (based in the Dutch province of Brabant) and the Van Wijnen construction concern believe they can build a new home within 24 hours. This would normally take a period of 60 days. In addition, this industrialized approach also contributes to construction that is more sustainable. The number of transport movements on building...

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Covid-19 Mitigation on its Offshore Construction Vessels

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Covid-19 Mitigation on its Offshore Construction Vessels

 Mitigation on its Offshore Construction Vessels Photo: Mako Industries   Mako Industries signed an agreement with C-Innovation to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 on its offshore construction vessels, beginning with the 168-m Island Venture.  Mako uses Puradigm to combat air and surface contaminants safely in populated environments 24/7, and it has capabilities for managing projects for existing facilities and new construction, with service recently made available for the oil and gas, healthcare, industrial, commercial and higher education markets. “We are pleased to have selected Mako’s Covid Mitigation system, which neutralizes the virus, to help prevent a Covid contamination offshore. We...

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Welcome to Lunar Living: Putting a Crescent on the Moon…

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Welcome to Lunar Living: Putting a Crescent on the Moon…

Welcome to Lunar Living: Putting a Crescent on the Moon… The Prototype Working with Mark Hempsell, twice President of the BIS with over 40 years’ experience as a spacecraft system engineer, and using our architects own high-quality living standards, we created a prototype, considering all the necessary requirements needed to protect us from radiation and solar storms, while still functioning as a relatively “normal” home. THE FLOORPLAN The three-bedroom home features a large main bedroom, with an en-suite, as well a separate WC and utilities room. The living space is all open plan, with the first floor containing the kitchen,...

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