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In the wake of the Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquakes, the only sensible action was evacuation of every building within defined danger zones, as there was no data available to show which buildings were unsafe for occupation, and which had survived the shake unscathed It’s a situation Global Seismic Data wants to turn around, combing the power of the Internet of Things and cloud software-as-a-service for instant insights into the structural integrity of any building, at any time. Continue →
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New engineering plastics are allowing manufacturers and processors to maximise advantages in cost, safety and efficiency Light, strong, and cost-effective engineering plastics are continuing to supplant metals in many machinery, componentry and architectural and construction applications, with manufacturers and processors equipping themselves to maximise advantages in applications where outstanding hygiene, no corrosion, low friction, automation, deterioration resistance and safety are critical. Continue →
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One of China’s latest property developers Shiamo Group has revealed designs for China’s tallest building set to be located as the centrepiece to the Shenzhen Longgang master plan Once completed the Shenzhen-Hong Kong International Centre located in Shenzhen will be the world’s third tallest building building behind SOM’s 828m Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the 1,000m tall Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia. Continue →
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US based Green Dot Bioplastics developed a wood-plastic composite for a client which it says is stronger, lasts longer and is easier to use than traditional posts Kencove Farm Fence Supplies is a US wide manufacturer and distributor of electric fence supplies. Continue →
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The Darlington Upgrade Project is breaking new ground as it strives to build extensive new infrastructure specifically designed and engineered to stand the test of time An important stage in the delivery of Adelaide’s North-South Corridor, the project will deliver an upgrade of approximately 3.3 kilometres of the existing Main South Road, including; a non-stop motorway between the Southern Expressway and Tonsley Boulevard a lowered, non-stop motorway passing underneath Flinders Drive, Sturt Road, Sutton Road/Mimosa Terrace and Tonsley Boulevard grade separation of the Main South Road/Ayliffes Road/Shepherds Hill Road intersection Main South Road (at grade) surface roads along both sides of the lowered motorway to provide connections to Flinders Drive, Sturt Road and most local roads full free-flow interchange at the Southern Expressway/Main South Road with dedicated ramps providing direct access to the new motorway and Main South Road The $620 million project is jointly funded by Australian and State governments ($496 million federally funded and $124 million state funded) and is due to be completed in 2019. Continue →
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Tunnels that carry road, rail and utility services are usually built to minimise the cost and time it takes to move people, freight and services around a city or country Many are built underground or through mountain ranges in order to minimise the cost of going over or around them. Continue →