• Risen from the ashes

    With more effort going into developing a circular economy, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, has built a house using recycled materials, Ines Nastali reports.
  • Off-site manufacture for construction

    The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has called on the government to standardise and promote off-site manufacture for construction. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • Economic digest

    The latest figures affecting construction and related industries in the UK.
  • Kit Malthouse named UK Housing Minister

    The relatively unknown Malthouse is now the eighth Housing Minister in as many years. Khai Trung Le looks at his political history.
  • Higher state of construction

    The first towers constructed in the UK with rising factory technology have been completed. Khai Trung Le talks to Natalie Bowkett about its value within the clay construction sector.
  • Abandoned potential

    Abandoned mine waste has been successfully transformed into glass, which can be used to create glass-ceramics, as Ellis Davies reports.
  • Economic digest

    The number of construction projects has declined in the UK due to bad weather and a woefully unprepared industry. At the same time, more bricks have been manufactured, marking the anticipated start of a busy house building period. Ines Nastali reports.
  • Get talking: Changing the way we manufacture

    As we progress from a society of mass production to mass customisation, additive manufacturing is contributing greatly to this trend. Haim Levi, VP Manufacturing and Defence markets at solution provider XJet, looks at why this technology is gaining traction in technical ceramics.
  • Revolutionising ceramics

    A new project aims to bring ceramics production up to date through the use of mechanical modelling and virtual prototyping, as Ellis Davies reports.
  • Slavery in brick manufacture

    Khai Trung Le looks at the use of satellite imagery to track slavery in brick manufacturing.

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