Al Masaood Bergum on Modular Buildings Post-COVID-19

Al Masaood Bergum on Modular Buildings Post-COVID-19

The UAE-based firm’s country manager, Ghias Ur Rehman, explains the benefits of modular construction.Q1. During the current situation of the coronavirus spread around the world, can we benefit from the construction of the modular buildings? The COVID-19 has...
Low-slope Roof System Design

Low-slope Roof System Design

Code compliance is without a doubt an important consideration when designing and installing roof systems. The requirements for most U.S. jurisdictions are based on the International Codes, or I-Codes, and the 2018 version is the most recent edition. Most low-slope...
UK Concrete Outlines Framework for ‘Beyond Net-zero

UK Concrete Outlines Framework for ‘Beyond Net-zero

MPA UK Concrete, the group representing the UK concrete industry, has developed a framework to help inform the delivery of an ambitious roadmap for the UK concrete and cement sector to deliver net-negative emissions by 2050. In preparing the roadmap, UK Concrete...
Why post-virus Construction Needs 3D-printed Concrete

Why post-virus Construction Needs 3D-printed Concrete

The future will be printed in 3D. Lem Bingley talks to the experts at the forefront of construction’s digital transformation amid a global pandemic that has emphasised the need to find different ways of doing things.The coronavirus crisis “has opened the eyes of...
The Advantages of using Nanoparticles in Cement Mortar

The Advantages of using Nanoparticles in Cement Mortar

Around three billion tons of cement are produced around the world each year (Guillaume, 2014), of which the majority is consumed in developing countries due to ceaselessly growing demand, attributed to their emerging economies. In addition to the construction...