Eindhoven University of Technology has a massive 3D printer capable of printing immense objects – and it’s currently creating the world’s first 3D-printed reinforced concrete bridge. The video is in German, but gives an excellent visual representation of how the 3D components are being printed. Read more.
Rome wasn’t built in a day. A trite expression, perhaps, but one which might comfort builders and other construction sector service and material providers wondering when infrastructure money the federal Liberal government promised in its two most recent budgets might flow meaningfully down the proverbial pipe. Read more.
Everyone has seen the graphs that show construction on a downward productivity trend while other industries boast solid productivity gains. The following is a productivity graph that was produced by McKinsey & Co. that compares productivity in construction to that of the manufacturing sector from 1994 to 2011. Read more.
We all know the drill. For the last decade, smartphones have gotten thinner and faster and thinner and faster and, well, you get the picture. But it’s too soon to write off our smartphones as boring. Read more.