The world's first full-scale tunnel for ships will allow vessels to bypass some of the most dangerous waters in the world.
Cities will need pioneering new buildings like these to accommodate fast-growing and increasingly digitized urban populations.
Bold innovations in technology – as well as bold innovators – are turning the traditionally slow sector on its head. A new report looks at the implications.
New research offers an insight into why so many women who study engineering leave the profession.
NASA have released a 4K video-tour of the International Space Station.
As the Gotthard Base Tunnel opens in Switzerland, these are some of the world’s longest rail tunnels.
With circular economy thinking, the future of construction can be both highly profitable and sustainable.
Africa is about to launch its first private satellite.
The field of biomimetics has the potential to change how we build our cities.
The findings may guide the development of formulas to make cement more durable and less CO2-intensive.
Reducing corruption and inefficiency in the construction sector is a complex governance challenge and reforms are necessary on a range of fronts.
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Engineering is viewed most highly as a career in South Africa, where 47% of the population consider it to be a prestigious career. This is based on the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineeri...
In Amsterdam a mobile factory, the size of two shipping containers, ingests rubble at one end, liquifies it into cement and spurts out Lego-shaped building blocks. Call it rubble for the ...