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Shelter is one of the three basic necessities we all need to survive. The ancient humans carved out caves, built huts and made stone fireplaces to fulfill this need; they were the world’s first civil engineers.
22 Apr 2023
Exploring the Different Concretes Used in Construction
Civil engineering is an incredibly important field that is responsible for the construction of the world’s infrastructure. One of the most important components of civil engineering is the use of concrete.
21 Apr 2023
Environmental Aspects of LEED for Existing Buildings
The construction industry is one of the major contributors to the rising levels of greenhouse gases. Nearly 23% of air pollution, 40% of drinking water pollution, and 50% of landfill waste come from the construction industry.
17 Apr 2023
Precast Building Construction: What Is It and How It Works?
The need for more houses and buildings increases as the population increases. But building a house is a long and tedious process.
12 Apr 2023
Building a Resilient Infrastructure to Withstand Extreme Weather and Natural Disasters
Earthquakes, tropical storms, tornadoes, tsunamis, heat, and cold waves. Although these natural disasters and extreme weather events are nothing new, with the rapid rate of climate change, the rate and intensity of these disasters have increased
10 Apr 2023
How Drones in Construction is Changing the Industry?
The construction industry is no stranger to technological advancements, but the rise of drone technology is revolutionising the industry in ways never before seen.
08 Apr 2023
3D Printing and Prefabrication in Construction
Remember the time when you played with Lego blocks? Building houses, cars and everything in between by simply stalking one Lego block on top of another and then dismantling them when finished.
07 Apr 2023
All About Steel Connections
Steel connections are the integral parts of any steel structure that have a major role in its overall integrity. The standard parts are properly connected to create the steel structures. Because it is customary to prioritise the individual member over the connections when a structural member fails due to overloading, this type of practice impacts numerous structural members.
05 Apr 2023
Emerging Technologies in HVAC
HVAC systems have gone from being a want to becoming a need in today's buildings. They are important in air filtering, circulating fresh air throughout the building, and ventilation.
01 Apr 2023
All You Know About Mortar
Mortar is a binder generally made by mixing cementing or binding material (lime or cement) and fine aggregate with water. It is used to bond various building blocks such as bricks, stones, etc. It can also create a decorative pattern in brick or stone masonry. Mortar has been used since the dawn of civilization. About 2000 years ago, the Egyptians used lime mortar.
29 Mar 2023
Fly Ash as Pozzolan: Benefits of Using This Underused Component in Concrete Construction
You might have never heard of fly ash; however, did you know this industrial by-product can substitute cement? But what exactly is it? In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits of using fly ash and how to ensure you use it correctly for the best results.
25 Mar 2023
What You need To Know About Surveying In Civil Engineering!
The success of many construction projects, from homes and businesses to infrastructure, depends on civil surveying. It helps project managers and engineers map out how their project should proceed and provides the geographic data they need to construct a building that will withstand the local terrain with reliability.
24 Mar 2023