infrastructure

Construction and Demolition, and how to guide, approach to a circular economy.

Introduction Global urbanization has accelerated human population expansion in recent decades, requiring more material resources. Construction uses 32% of natural resources (Yeheyis et al., 2012). However, this figure is lower than in the 1990s (40%) (Rees, 2010); it is estimated that over 75% of building waste has a residual value and is not presently utilized…

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Episode 5 – Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy

Transcript: Ladies and gentlemen, this is the time for transition. We are switching to Electric Vehicle. And the UK plays an important role in this transition. The UK can expect to see fewer and fewer new petrol and diesel cars in showrooms each year over the next ten years as part of the Government’s new…

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Episode 4 – How Hydrogen Strategy will drive towards net Zero sustainability target

Transcript: Hydrogen Strategy Hydrogen homes look ordinary, but this small change can make a big difference. For example, a hydrogen cooker gives orange flames rather than blue flames and only emits water vapor into the atmosphere. Hello friends, my name is Charlie and you are listing to Civils Bites. Podcast. In this podcast, we’ll see…

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Episode 3 – Circular Economy and the Electric Vehicle Charge Point (EVCP)

Transcript: Hello everyone. Welcome to my podcast Civils Bites. My name is Charlie, I am your host for quick, distilled, and discussed civil engineering and cost management matters. Today’s topic will cover Circular Economy and electric vehicles charge point. Here we go. In this series, I would like to talk about civil engineering, circular economy,…

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How would Hydrogen Infrastructures, accomplish hitting the fundamentals of the 2050 sustainable target?

Introduction Governments all across the world keep on looking at hydrogen Infrastructures for the right blend of future vehicle technologies that will empower extended individual portability and freight transport with close to zero discharges. This advanced step toward zero emanations is spurred by the concurrent drivers of further improving air quality, protecting against increased environmental…

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What is the whole life cycle costing for infrastructures, and is it worth?

Introduction Whole life cycle costing entail all costs related to the existence of a structure, from commencement to development, occupation, and activity, and removal. Whole life cycle costing is a technique for the structured economic assessment used to build up the absolute expense of proprietorship, or the whole life costing of choice evaluations. It is…

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Is it worth the Tag-Price of Infrastructures in small Rural Clusters?

IS IT WORTH THE TAG-PRICE OF INFRASTRUCTURES IN SMALL RURAL CLUSTERS? Infrastructure The term “infrastructure” is used for the entire physical systems of a region, a company, or even a nation. Examples of infrastructure are communication networks, transportation systems, water, sewage, and electrical systems. These are typically expensive, and capital-intensive investments and are crucial for economic growth…

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TOWER CRANE FAILURE

TOWER CRANE FAILURE “The usage of crane in the construction industry is widespread and very important regardless of the project size. In tall building construction, the efficiency of the tower crane is the backbone of the project success. The crane operator is responsible to control the crane efficiently and follows the provided safety guidelines. Loss…

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Micro-Tunnelling

Micro-tunnelling started initially in Japan and Europe and came to the U.S in 1984. By U.S. standards it is defined as a remotely controlled, laser-guided pipe jacking method without any manpower for the excavation entry process. Pipes of various sizes can be installed by this method. The tunnels are usually of very small diameters (from…

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In-house vs Consultancy: Is there a best approach?

There is a constant need for expertise within infrastructure development. It can the driving force between a fledgling idea and successful implementation. Often, an organization can tap into it’s existing staff, utilizing their In house vs Consultancy knowledge and understanding of the business, calling upon their prior expertise in order to see a project through…

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