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An Explosive Phone, the Highest Bridge, and Bendy Concrete


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Historic Corner of Brooklyn Braces for Happy Shiny Makeover

What price progress? Brooklyn takes a deep breath as construction giant AECOM rolls out waterfront plans that seem hideously Californian. Read more. 

Construction Sector's Increasing Love Affair with Drones Attributed to XY Chromosome

"Drone Widow" has entered the failed marriage glossary as hard hats suddenly want to spend weekends on the jobsite. Read more. 

Construction Cranes Lift Each Other in Surreal Demo of Horsepower

Heavy machinery manufacturer Liebherr wanted to demonstrate the power of their cranes. It got a little crazy. Read more. 

Product on Fire: Construction Worker's Cell Phone Melts His Trousers.

Samsung recalls 7 million phones in momentary losing battle with new iPhone rollout. Read more. 

China Completes Construction of World's Highest Bridge

The 1,864 foot-high suspension bridge joins the Yunnan and Guizhou provinces. Read more. 

Detroit's Flagship Neighborhood of Affordable Tiny Houses Seeks to Reframe Poverty and Housing Discussion.

Planners hope the affordable housing kick-starts a mini-boom for the city's disadvantaged. Read more. 

University in Singapore Devises Resilient, Bendable Cement

Precast slabs also make for faster road work in the busy financial center. Read more. 

Mayo Clinic Selects Mortenson Construction as Builder of Enormous New Research Campus.

The finished 'Discovery Square' will occupy several city blocks, and is key to Mayo's repositioning as the destination medical research center in the U.S. Read more. 

Embattled Dakota Pipeline CEO Vows to Complete Project

The multi-billionaire pipeline CEO states his determination to go through with the project despite the halt called by the Feds. Read more. 

UK Construction Survey Finds Sector Lagging in Tech Adoption

The conservatism of the construction culture is making technology an uneasy fit for many. Read more.