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Would the Sydney Harbour Bridge be Built Today?
Infrastructure
Monday May 29 2017

Would the Sydney Harbour Bridge be Built Today?

On March 18th, the Sydney Harbour Bridge celebrated the 85th anniversary since its opening.

Australian Civil Construction to Thrive in 2017
Civil
Tuesday January 17 2017

Australian Civil Construction to Thrive in 2017

Road and bridge construction and oil and gas extraction are among the industry sectors set to fly in 2017 whereas heavy industry construction and apartment construction...

Combination Coatings Create Infrastructure That Endures
Infrastructure
Tuesday June 28 2016

Combination Coatings Create Infrastructure That Endures

The use of multiple coating processes in tandem can significantly heighten the durability of steel-based infrastructure items such as bridges, making them far more resistant to corrosion-related degradation and...

Are Engineers Neglecting Resilience?
Infrastructure
Tuesday June 28 2016

Are Engineers Neglecting Resilience?

With 173 people killed, 414 injured, 2,100 homes destroyed and 7,562 people displaced, the Black Saturday bushfires which raged throughout Victoria in February 2009 were by...

Concrete Donuts Fix Earthquake-hit Bridges in Days
Infrastructure
Tuesday June 7 2016

Concrete Donuts Fix Earthquake-hit Bridges in Days

It takes a major earthquake less than a minute to inflict debilitating damage to bridge structures - in particular their support columns, which can in turn...

Leighton Bags $1.16 Billion Contract on Iconic Hong Kong Project
Civil
Tuesday April 29 2014

Leighton Bags $1.16 Billion Contract on Iconic Hong Kong Project

A joint venture involving construction giant Leighton Holdings has secured a contract to build the main building through which passengers travelling along an iconic new bridge...

Anglesea Early Stop for Iconic Road Upgrade
Civil
Monday December 30 2013

Anglesea Early Stop for Iconic Road Upgrade

The coastal town of Anglesea has emerged as one of the first town set to benefit from a $50 million program to upgrade 240 kilometres of...

MIT Makes Lego-style Chain Mail for Civil Engineering
Infrastructure
Monday August 19 2013

MIT Makes Lego-style Chain Mail for Civil Engineering

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed chain-mail style composite building components which can be fitted together like blocks of Lego in a...

Making the Most of New York’s Underpasses
Urban Planning
Wednesday July 17 2013

Making the Most of New York’s Underpasses

During the mid-20th century a large transportation system was built in New York, including bridges, elevated highways and rail lines all across the city.