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Residential and commercial construction in the Republic of Ireland continues to see sharp increases in activity, according to the latest purchasing managers’ index (PMI) by Ulster Bank.Although the growth rate in the bank’s PMI moderated to 58.9, it is...
Kenya leads other countries in East Africa in terms of infrastructure construction, with 11 huge projects that are worth $7.9 billion, accounting for 25.6% of the region’s total investments.According to the “Deloitte Africa Construction Trends Report for 2016”, the...
Emerson Automation Solutions has been awarded a contract by Energetický a Průmyslový Holding (EPH) Lynemouth Power Station in England to convert its coal power station to one that uses biomass.In the contract, Emerson will serve as the main automation...
According to the latest annual forecast by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), UK’s construction industry is on its way to adding around 35,000 construction jobs per year over the next five years. However, such a growth would be...
Mining experts suggest that a policy change will greatly help South Africa with boosting its mining industry and keep up with Congo and Zambia, which have seen exponential growth in mining production in the past decade.Commenting on how the...
The Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle, Washington is becoming one of the first major airports in the US to start using biofuel for every flight.This plan by the airport has engendered a study on how to construct the infrastructure that...
According to a post on Interesting Engineering, the process of decomposing and recycling organic matter will provide the foundation for building construction in the future. Basically, the technology will be based on fungus.Over the years, scientists have been researching...
US federal officials are currently seeking input on a plan that would essentially stall mining developments in Ely, Minnesota for two years. In fact, it is said that implementing the plan would ban mining activities for as long as...
Neal Froneman, CEO of Sibanye Gold in South Africa, has announced that the country’s mining industry is going to institute a new truth and reconciliation commission (TRC) to apologize for the sins the industry has committed in the past...
Government officials in Israel have finally approved plans to build more new homes in the bustling neighborhood of Gilo in the southern part of Jerusalem.According to reports, the construction plans for such a project were held up, along with...