Poured Foundation Wall and Insulated Slab

Step by Step Tutorial: This video will show you the different types of foundations that are commonly used in residential and commercial construction. some of these foundations are: Slab on Grade: The most typical type of foundation, consist on a footing that surrounds the perimeter of the structure and is covered by a slab set […]

Strépy-Thieu Boat Lift

For as long as one can remember, the people of Belgium wanted to have an inland waterway that connected the Meuse river with the Scheldt river. With the start of the industrial age, a navigable waterway proved essential for the transport of coal and, in general, for the economic development of the province of Hainaut. […]

High Quality Cement and its Usage

ABSTRACT: Concrete is a basic building material that will continue to be in demand far into the future. A world without concrete, and its dominant precursor, Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), is hard to imagine. Although there are different types of concrete that have been developed for use in different applications, their common virtues are familiarity, […]

10 World’s Most Amazing Feats Of Engineering

Here are the top 10 most incredible bridges, structures and tourist destinations that made history they feature amazing architecture! 5. The Millau Viaduct This lovely bridge takes the title of tallest bridge in the world. The tallest point of the bridge measures in at a jaw-dropping 343 meters or 1,125 feet. Being a cable sustained […]

Top Civil Engineering Schools

Want to discover the world’s leading universities in the field of civil and structural engineering? The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016 is here to help, providing a ranking of the 200 top civil engineering schools worldwide. The ranking is compiled based on employer and academic reputation, as well as research impact Top 10 Civil Engineering […]

The 5 Most Important Skills For A Civil Engineer

“Engineers: solving problems you didn’t know you had in ways you don’t understand.”   Civil Engineering is arguably one of the worlds oldest professions. From bridge design to water treatment, the work of Civil Engineers has a daily impact on the lives of most people in the world. We can therefore see how important it is […]

Tokyo’s Incredible Underground Flood Defence Systems

The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel (首都圏外郭放水路 shutoken gaikaku hōsuiro?), is an underground water infrastructure project in Kasukabe, Saitama, Japan. It is the world’s largest underground flood water diversion facility, built to mitigate overflowing of the city’s major waterways and rivers during rain and typhoon seasons. It is located between Showa in Tokyo and Kasukabe […]