Engineering and Technology

US government launches ‘rust busters’ prize competition

Steel radial gates like the ones on Minidoka Dam in Idaho need continuous corrosion protectionThe Bureau of Reclamation said that many hydraulic steel...

Aarsleff opens Yorkshire office

Last year Aarsleff drove nearly 1,000 precast concrete piles for York’s new Community Stadium The new office on Carcroft Enterprise Park in Doncaster...

Kingspan sets carbon positive target

In the six months to 30th June 2019, Kingspan made a trading profit of €230m and revenue of €2,243m, representing growth of 18%...

Builders’ merchant sales start to slow

The Builders Merchant Federation (BMF) began tracking members’ sales data at the start of 2014 and until now had only ever seen continued...

M&E subcontractor “vanishes” from Willmott Dixon hotel job

The Enquirer has been contacted by firms left holding unpaid bills from Kent based Holmes Metrotech. The firm was working on an...

Mobile gaming is a $68.5 billion global business, and investors are buying in –...

More posts by this contributor Why non-internet companies are buying into adtech By the end of 2019, the global gaming market is estimated to be worth...

Tumblr’s next step forward with Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg – TechCrunch

After months of rumors, Verizon finally sold off Tumblr for a reported $3 million — a fraction of what Yahoo paid for the...

Amazon is acquiring a 49% stake in India’s Future Coupons – TechCrunch

Amazon, which has invested more than $6 billion in India’s growing internet market, just invested a little more as it moves to...

Mobile and social media users in emerging markets have more diverse social networks –...

The latest study from Pew Research Center takes a look at the impact mobile technology, including the use of smartphones and social media,...

Frontier technologies are moving closer to the center of venture investment – TechCrunch

As the technologies that were once considered science fiction become the purview of science, the venture capital firms that were once investing at...