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Innovative Materials for Concrete Reinforcement and Durability

The Constructor

Concrete is essential in many modern structures, from buildings to bridges and dams. Strengthening and reinforcing the material is essential in ensuring its strength and durability. Unfortunately, traditional concrete reinforcement and durability methods are becoming outdated and are only sometimes suitable for modern-day projects. Fortunately, there are a variety of innovative materials that can be […] The post Innovative Materials for Concrete Reinforcement and Durability appeared first

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£53m race to cut Magnox reactor buildings down to size

Construction Enquirer

Nuclear decommissioning client Magnox has started the tender race for major demolition work at its former Trawsfynydd nuclear site in Gwynedd, North Wales. As part of the ongoing decommissioning of the site, Magnox has started the bid race for the complex project to reduce the height of the site’s 55m tall reactor buildings by around a third. The shortening work represents a significant milestone in the programme to safely and sustainably decommission the site.

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Partially Collapsed Iowa Apartment Building To Be Demolished

ENR Construction

No fatalities were reported following the May 28 partial collapse of an apartment building in Davenport, Iowa.

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Private equity giant buys United Living

Construction Enquirer

Private equity giant Apollo has struck a deal to acquire United Living Group. A statement on the New York Stock Exchange confirmed the move but added “financial terms were not disclosed.” United Living operates across three divisions – infrastructure, new homes and property services – employing more than 1,100 people across the UK.

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Future-Proof Your Firm: Discover the Power of Next Gen Construction ERP

In the face of rising customer expectations and evolving industry standards, staying ahead in construction demands innovation. A Next Generation Construction ERP is designed to meet these challenges head-on. By integrating this advanced system into your tech stack, you empower your team with a single source of truth, enhancing decision-making and operational efficiency.

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Engineer Says Partially Collapsed Iowa Building Was Brittle, Nonredundant

ENR Construction

Six-story Davenport apartment structure had been undergoing exterior brick wall repairs prior to partial collapse on May 28, with two people feared still inside and dead.

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Floor Votes Are Next Hurdles for Deal on US Debt Limit

ENR Construction

The measure includes permitting reform, spending caps, and a boost for the Mountain Valley Pipeline project.

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Plans for renovation of historic Cardiff Market

Construction Enquirer

Plans for a major multi-million-pound renovation of Cardiff’s historic Central Market have been unveiled by the city council. The plans will preserve and future-proof the Grade II listed building, restoring original design features, and introducing a new ground floor seated area for food. The project would include a new 70-seat seating area on the ground floor, restoration of the roof, original windows and external elevations.

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Partially Collapsed Iowa Apartment Building Was Brittle and Nonredundant, Engineer Says

ENR Construction

The Davenport building had been undergoing exterior brick wall repairs prior to its partial collapse on May 28.

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