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5 of the coolest smart gadgets in construction

21 July 2016

High-tech gadgets and gizmos probably don’t spring to mind when thinking of the construction industry. Smart devices and sophisticated tech are more likely to be...

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A call to end modern-day slavery in construction

14 July 2016

When you think of the term slavery, it conjures up all sorts of horrific images of inhumane acts against workers. To think it could be...

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Are 3D printing technologies and robots the future of construction?

15 June 2016

Technology is advancing at accelerated speeds, which would have been thought of as unthinkable just a few decades ago. Artificial intelligence, robotics and 3D printing...

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Glow-in-the-dark cement could replace street lights and illuminate pavements

11 May 2016

A Mexican scientist has invented a glow-in-the dark cement which could replace the need for street lights and illuminate pavements and bicycle lanes. The cement,...

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Is there light at the end of the steel tunnel?

1 June 2016

4,800 jobs have been saved after Tata Steel finalised the sale of its long products, including construction steel and railway tracks to Greybull Capital. The...

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Saving the UK steel industry: What are the options?

6 April 2016

The recent decision to sell Tata Steel followed lengthy board meetings in Mumbai, where it was confirmed that all its UK operations would be sold....

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