What we learned from the blocked Suez Canal crisis

On March 23, high winds blew the Ever Given off course as it passed through the Suez Canal, one of the world’s busiest shipping...

Climate change worsens rural Alaska’s bridge maintenance problem

Permafrost is melting in Alaska, the fastest warming state in the United States, putting the structural integrity of its bridges at risk. Bridge maintenance is...

Overseas skilled workers needed, says road and rail bosses

The lack of skilled workers from overseas threatens the delivery of major transport infrastructure projects in Australia, warn two of the nation’s leading transport...

US infrastructure plan targets transport, climate change and affordable housing

US plan makes addressing climate change a priority, with billions earmarked to improve infrastructure resilience and climate science research

Slope Stability Radar system detects dam or mine collapses, saving lives and revenue

GroundProbe’s Slope Stability Radar for greater mine safety

Council says predictive modelling essential when setting asset targets

Predictive modelling is making the task of setting asset renewal targets more of a science than an art for Melton City Council in Victoria. Strategic...

Researchers develop next-gen concrete to reduce global emissions

Engineers at the University of Michigan (UM) are developing innovative ways to reduce the carbon footprint of cement and concrete. The second most used substance...

Global communities rewarded for being smart and sustainable

Eight locations in Canada and four in Australia have been named SMART21 Communities of 2021 by the global Intelligent Community Forum

New Zealand to fund projects diverting construction waste from landfill

The New Zealand Government is funding a series of initiatives to reduce waste from construction and demolition through its Waste Minimisation Fund.  It says it will provide $1.1 million in...

Doubts remain about the safety of turning waste into energy

Are waste-to-energy plants a safe way to dispose of waste?

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