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Civil Engineering Professor John Gales demonstrated how his lab assesses the resiliency of building materials, in order to develop construction materials that are fire safe, innovative and sustainable.

Fire testing lab at York University among projects awarded Ontario research funding

Posted on Monday, 09 September 2019 02:24 PM

From York University News

York University researchers will receive more than $700,000 in provincial funding for research projects and equipment through the Early Researcher Award...

Top Trends in Environmental Construction 2019

Posted on Monday, 09 September 2019 10:03 AM

From Construction Links Network

Trends come and go in the complex world of construction, particularly when there are so many technological advancements to keep on top of. ...

room built from cross-laminated timber

Is cross-laminated timber the concrete of the future?

Posted on Monday, 26 August 2019 09:15 AM

From Arch Daily

Concrete, an essential building material, has for decades offered us the possibility of shaping our cities quickly and effectively, allowing them to rapidly expand...

Man installing solar panels on rooftop

The future of AI in the construction industry

Posted on Monday, 22 July 2019 10:13 AM

From TechRadar

According to McKinsey, the construction industry is under-digitized, with companies failing to realize the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) as a driver...

Samples of the mineral wool-containing mortar

Discarded insulation wool finds use in better mortar

Posted on Monday, 22 July 2019 09:55 AM

From New Atlas

When buildings are being insulated or torn down, a lot of waste "mineral wool"-type insulation ends up in the landfill. Thanks to new research, however, that material...

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