Construction

Turning Deserts into Inhabitable Oases

Turning Deserts into Inhabitable Oases

Shimizu, a major player in the international construction industry, has been studying how to turn deserts into inhabitable oases. Shimizu’s plan, still in the simulation stage, would locate multiple manmade lakes in naturally low-lying areas…

Deepening the Fastest Growing US Port

Deepening the Fastest Growing US Port

Naval architects and civil engineers on the Eastern seaboard have been working overtime because the ships and all the equipment and facilities that support them were designed to “fit” the old “Panamax” or the old…

USA Top Oil Producer by 2016

USA Top Oil Producer by 2016

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) the United States will overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world’s top oil producer by 2016. What’s more Canada is believed to have more natural resources than…

Next Generation Construct Platform, Makeblock

Next Generation Construct Platform, Makeblock

Makeblock has just made creativity even simpler. The extrusion based construct platform allows for creative designs of machines, robots and artware, and anything else in between. Using mostly aluminium, Makeblock’s key is its simplicity, requiring…