Construction and Engineering (TRBC)

Opening of Abu Dhabi’s Louvre pushed back to 2016

Published 04/10/2015

ABU DHABI The opening of Abu Dhabi's branch of the iconic Louvre museum has been postponed until next year because building work still needs doing, [more…]

Lean manufacturing transforms Wisconsin maker of U.S. Navy warships

Published 06/09/2015

MARINETTE, Wis. Big investments, lean manufacturing techniques borrowed from the automotive industry, and a more engaged workforce have revamped the Wisconsin shipyard where Italy's Fincantieri [more…]

NASA vehicles maintenance contractors in federal fraud lawsuit

Published 02/09/2015

ORLANDO, Fla. Two contractors hired to manage NASA's vehicle fleet at the Kennedy Space Center defrauded the agency of at least $387,000 for unnecessary tire [more…]

London’s car-melting skyscraper wins Carbuncle Cup

Published 02/09/2015

LONDON A London skyscraper that made headlines for reflecting sunlight at an intensity that melted parts of a Jaguar car in the street below has [more…]

Inspired by boats, Eliasson’s circle bridge opens in Copenhagen

Published 24/08/2015

A pedestrian bridge designed by Olafur Eliasson has opened in Copenhagen, inspired by the Danish-Icelandic artist's childhood in Iceland.

Reminiscent of sailing boats, Cirkelbroen, or [more…]

Seattle’s long-broken tunnel-boring machine set to resume Nov. 23

Published 17/07/2015

SEATTLE The world's largest-diameter tunneling machine could resume drilling under downtown Seattle in late November after repairs are completed, allowing a central part of a [more…]

Unfazed by Greece, some fund managers stay bullish on Europe

Published 26/06/2015

NEW YORK (This version of the story corrects title of analyst in second paragraph, shows Thornburg has reduced, not eliminated currency in 10th paragraph.)The prospect [more…]