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Newport school children testing their bridge at Tredegar House

THE GALLERY | Primary school children build bridge in Wales

2-Oct-2015 | By Katherine Smale

Primary school children from Newport got the chance to be engineers for a day as they learned how to construct a bridge and then walked across the structure they had built.

Aerial shot of the new 6,000t, 45,000m2 roof on the former olympic stadium

VIDEO | Transforming the Olympic stadium

30-Sep-2015 | By Katherine Smale

The former London Olympic stadium has been transformed, with capacity for 54,000 spectators and a new roof structure weighing four times the weight of its predecessor.


Huge steelworks at Redcar to be ‘mothballed’

28-Sep-2015 | By Katherine Smale

Up to 1,700 jobs could be at risk after Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK (SSI) announced that the steel and iron works at Redcar were to be mothballed because of problems with the supply of raw materials and services.

Birmingham New Street

Birmingham New Street station redevelopment: Shock of the new

25-Sep-2015 | By Katherine Smale

From dark unwelcoming platforms to bright, wide open spaces, Birmingham New Street station has undergone a huge transformation.

The drones had a motorized spool that allowed them to control the role tension and plastic tubes are used to guide the role.

VIDEO | Drones build rope bridge

24-Sep-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Swiss students studying aerial construction have used drones to build a rope bridge that can carry the weight of a person.

Sam Walton, structural design engineer, Robert Bird Group

“Architects create problems, structural engineers solve them” | A week in the life of a structural engineer

22-Sep-2015 | By

Robert Bird Group structural design engineer Sam Walton says the trick to his job is accepting that he will never be able to learn everything

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VIDEO | Creation of One World Trade Center: 11 years in 2 minutes

Timelapse footage has been released of the construction of One World Trade Center in New York.

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