Tag: construction

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

From hydrogen fuel-cells to giant airbags, construction and roadworks are changing

October 6, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Often involving thousands of people, large infrastructure projects comprise a range of stakeholders, including architects, designers, engineers and construction workers. The way these schemes operate is changing, with technology and ideas focused on sustainability and efficiency becoming increasingly important. One […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Nuclear growth revealed in China’s new Five-Year Plan

March 24, 2016

Via: World Nuclear News

China’s operating nuclear generating capacity will double over the next five years under the country’s latest Five-Year Plan. The plan also calls for the preparation for construction of inland nuclear power plants and work on a reprocessing plant to start […]

News and Policies, State

Construction Delays in South Carolina

January 28, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

Construction of five energy efficient schools in Horry County, NC, is being delayed, according to MyHorryNews. Contracts were awarded last November, with a completion date of May 1, 2017. First Floor Energy Positive, the builder, has encountered “a series of […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear, State

Wisconsin bill aims to overturn nuclear construction ban

October 13, 2015

Via: World Nuclear News

Lawmakers in Wisconsin have introduced legislation that would end the US state’s 32-year-old effective ban on the construction of new nuclear plants. Bills introduced to both of the state’s legislative houses seek to change the approval process for new nuclear […]