3D printing has begun to make it's way into the construction industry over the last few years. Take a look at this 3D concrete printer as it works on a model home in the Philippines.
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Designnobis, a Turkish company, has designed a sturdy shelter capable of holding up better than a tent to weather variablilities after a disaster hits. Not only is it more durable, but it is quick and easy to assemble and easily transported. For the full article: http://www.fastcodesign.com/3050335/this-disaster-relief-structure-packs... #EngineeringABetterWorld
Video shows quadrocopters assembling a rope bridge as part of research in aerial construction.
Quad copters are being used as a cost effective way for construction companyes to do everything from daily progress report photos to collecting data for 3D modeling work.
Kevin Roell (Civil Engineering '09) thinks big every day. While working at GEI Consultants in Marquette, MI, he has worked on power plants, wastewater treatment facilities, and mines . His favorite project to date involved inspecting and repairing a 100 plus year old hydroelectric dam.
Kevin credits Michigan Tech with...
Seven Michigan Tech students attended the Kiewitt Women’s Construction Leadership Seminar held in Omaha, Nebraska at the Kiewitt Corporate Headquarters November 6-8, 2014. Candidates were chosen from a pool of sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated leadership skills, a drive for success, and a passion for the construction and/or engineering...
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