News tagged with road construction

Research leads to better asphalt roads

In cooperation with eleven road construction companies, the University of Twente is working on improving asphalt roads in the Netherlands. By using new technology during the asphalt paving process, the resulting road quality ...

dateJan 22, 2015 in Engineering
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'New old bricks' for the construction industry

Making bricks is a very resource- and energy-intensive process. Meanwhile, when existing brick buildings are demolished, most of the resulting debris, which can contain many thousands of whole bricks, is sent to landfill ...

dateSep 17, 2013 in Engineering
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Wild cats roam the Tucson Mountains

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, mountain lions and bobcats have been photographed as part of an in-depth monitoring study in the Tucson Mountains, a small island of habitat facing increasing segregation from surrounding ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Sound waves save roads

Every year roads are built and repaired to the tune of several billions. Intensive efforts are underway all over the world to get 'more road for your money' by developing better methods for both design and quality control ...

dateSep 23, 2009 in Engineering
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