In-Depth Financial Evaluation of Global Cement Manufacturers
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Cement Manufacturers (Global)" report to their offering. This report is an in-depth financial evaluation of the Global Cement...
April Construction Slips One Percent
New construction starts in April settled back 1% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $473.0 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial.
Exhibition Review: Los Carpinteros'' Playful Impertinence
The Cuban art duo Los Carpinteros ("The Carpenters") opened an exhibition of new work titled "Irreversible." It should be called "Irreverent."
Richard McKinney Named CIO of U.S. DOT
Production Builders Drawn To Rental Construction
As demand for rental housing surges, some single-family production builders want in on the act. But is their foray simply an opportunistic response to a temporary downturn or a legitimate threat to their multifamily peers?
Limpet is here to stay
Acoustica has developed and patented the first proprietary duct mount system allowing for standardised robust duct installations.
Users' Satisfaction Survey on Building Maintenance in Public Housing
AbstractPurpose - A building maintenance scheme introduced by the Hong Kong Housing Authority in January 2006 employed contractors and public housing owner's frontline representatives to provide inspection in the public rental housing tenants' units and arrange corresponding repair works. This study...
Apple's New Office Pushes Construction's Cutting Edge
The maker of high-design electronics is taking its quest for aesthetic perfection to architecture.
Monitoring and energetic performance analysis of an innovative ventilation concept in a Belgian greenhouse
Publication year: 2012Source:Energy and BuildingsN. Van den Bulck, M. Coomans, L. Wittemans, J. Hanssens, K. Steppe Greenhouse cultivation is an intensive part of horticulture in Flanders in which large production volumes are accompanied by significant energy consumptions. Demand for energy efficien...
Modeling of mechanical bond-slip for steel-reinforced concrete under thermal loads
Publication year: 2013Source:Engineering Structures, Volume 48Thanyawat Pothisiri, Pattamad Panedpojaman The mechanical bond-slip relationship for steel-reinforced concrete at elevated temperatures is investigated by using an analytical model based on the smear crack theory and the thick-wall cylind...
U.S. EPA, policy advocates should improve job impact analyses, says report