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Japan Developing Construction Machines for Use Outer Space

To create homes for humans on the moon and Mars, The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is working to roboticise the process with their construction machines. The agency is working with construction company Kajima and is reportedly already testing an autonomous

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Fluorescent Cement to Illuminate Highways Sustainably

Our highways may soon be illuminated by a new form of cement that actually emits light. This would mean we don’t need to use external sources of energy, if the light-emitting cement developed at Mexico’s University of San Nicolas Hidalgo

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Coffee Grounds Can be Used to Build Stuff

Did you know coffee grounds have more uses than simply your morning cup of java. A mix of used coffee grounds and waste from iron production is as strong as cement, so naturally it can also be used in roadbuilding

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Guide to A Good Night’s Sleep for Construction Workers

A good night’s sleep is important to everyone but when you’re involved in high risk work on a construction site, it’s crucial to your health and safety. Here’s a guide to natural remedies for getting a good night’s sleep, Melatonin

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Australia’s Highest Kilojule Fast Food

We’ve already been warned about the importance of a healthy diet, especially because construction workers are amongst the unhealthiest in the country, according to statistics. With many Australians relying on fast food for most of their meals, this post from

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What’s Your Company’s Mobile Phone Policy?

Mobile phones have become so much a part of our lives that we check it almost every few minutes. Life without a mobile phone has become practically impossible, especially because mobiles aren’t just for making phone calls anymore. With the ever

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A Construction Marvel Opens on Brighton Beach

The UK’s largest observation tower outside London has reached its final stage of construction. The world’s first vertical observation cable car will tower over the popular Brighton Beach. The cable car will glide up and down, taking passengers as high

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Construction Robot Speeds Up Brick Laying 3 Times

Construction work has just been revolutionised by a brick laying robot that does its jobs at 3 times the speed of a human worker. SAM or Semi-Automated Mason is a robotic bricklayer which could help alleviate skills shortages in the

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, and may this new year bring you joy, laughter and prosperity and may 2016 be the safest one yet!  

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Nestle Says Its New Coffee Will Keep You Up All Day

Fatigue is a concern among construction workers, mostly due to long hours, early mornings, pressurised work environments, long commutes etc. Unhealthy lifestyles are also to blame and construction workers are among the most obese in the country. Many construction workers

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