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What to Do When Your Rare Piece of Equipment Fails?

posted on 11 August 2011 in Construction Advice

It's the worst feeling when equipment fails, and your mind scrambles for a solution. From pump jacks to generators, the first thought is "can it be repaired on site?". That's the best case scenario....more info >>>

Vespel SP-1 is a High Performance Plastic

posted on 31 October 2010 in Construction and Design News

Vespel SP-1 is a high performance engineering plastic that is available in different polyimide shapes, such as rods, tubes, plates, and other parts. This material offers an extensive combination of ...more info >>>

Dallas Cowboys : Weak steel framing and design flaws lead to roof collapse

posted on 9 October 2009 in Construction and Design News

The report said the structure's original design flaws included faulty wind-load calculations, weak steel framing and vulnerable joints. Federal researchers said their analysis, unlik...more info >>>

100m Tall Steel Structure Planned for St Petersburg, Russia

posted on 26 September 2009 in Construction and Design News 100m Tall Steel Structure Planned for St Petersburg, Russia

The Edinburgh-based firm was appointed in 2006 to design the Okhta tower in St Petersburg. The skyscraper is expected to reach a height of 396m (1,299ft). This had led to...more info >>>

Steel Fabricators in Coatbridge Show Scotland Still Made of Steel

posted on 22 August 2009 in Construction and Design News

Cairnhill works with a wide range of major construction and civil engineering companies, including Laing O'Rourke, Miller Construction, Raynesway, Doosan Babcock, Expanded Structures an...more info >>>

3D printing is Reshaping the Package Industry

posted on 11 August 2009 in Construction and Design News

“Some people have a very narrow definition of the 3D printing term,” he adds. “They believe it is an inkjet printhead that jets a binder or material to create an object. Other people ha...more info >>>

Steel Helix Footbridge Unveiled in Calgary

posted on 30 July 2009 in Construction and Design News Steel Helix Footbridge Unveiled in Calgary

"Of the 14 bridges I have built, there's not one that follows this principle, not one that is done with this purity. And technically, it is a demanding bridge." Limited by Cit...more info >>>

Sears Tower Skydeck : Walking On Glass

posted on 12 July 2009 in Construction and Design News Sears Tower Skydeck : Walking On Glass

Since the Sears Tower Skydeck's new attraction opened Thursday, the observation deck has twice drawn more than 10,000 people a day, said Randy Stancik, its general manager. Even a...more info >>>

3D factory software simulator

posted on 13 October 2008 in Construction and Design News

Visual Components has announced the availability of the latest version of its software for three-dimensional (3D) factory simulation. The company believes the new features contained in ...more info >>>