Why is Bitumen Used in Road Construction? Properties and Advantage of Bitumen for Pavements

Why is Bitumen Used in Road Construction? Bitumen gain certain unique properties that are inbuilt in it during its manufacture. The bitumen as a raw material in flexible road construction and bitumen as a mix (composing other materials i.e. aggregates/ pozzolans) serves certain advantages, that prompt to use bitumen widely in road construction. Use of […]

9 Design Fails That You Won’t Believe Are Real

#1 Faucet Designed By “Professionals”   #2 Poor Urban Planning   #3 This Wheelchair Access Leads to Stairs!   #4 This Counter Design Looks Like Poop…   #5 You Will Nearly Fall Everytime You Use These Stairs   #6 So Much Space for Pedestrians!   #7 Look to the Left of This Barbed Wire Gate   #8 Theft Prevention […]

Scientists: Fact-Resistant Humans Endanger Earth

Andy Borowitz, a satirist for the New Yorker, sights a study conducted by the University of Minnesota that “identifies a virulent strain of humans who are virtually immune to any form of verifiable knowledge, leaving scientists at a loss as to how to combat them.” What is disturbing to those looking at the situation is that, “these […]

Selection of high voltage conductors and earth wires

Conductors represent the most important component of an overhead power line because they have to ensure economical and reliable transmission and contribute considerably to the total line costs. For many years, aluminum and its alloys have been the prevailing conducting materials for power lines due to the favorable price, the low weight and the necessity […]

Top 10 construction companies in the world

10. Laing O’Rourke The British-based company is young compared to some of its fellow top-tenners, but has quickly expanded, working on several high-profile projects in the last decade, including Ascot Racecourse and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. Oversees it is currently involved in the huge Al Raha beach development in Abu Dhabi. 9. Royal BAM Group […]