Tag: environmental impact


DOT awards $1.2B to 9 megaprojects

February 7, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

Nine civil works megaprojects across the country will receive a total of $1.2 billion in funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, according to a press release from the DOT. As part of its National Infrastructure Project Assistance discretionary […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

A social tool for evaluating the environmental impact of residential buildings

July 19, 2018

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

“The first step in managing and reducing the CO2 emissions associated with building construction is to calculate them, to know the importance of this environmental aspect and apply measures to improve the situation. To better understand the environmental impact and […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Sustainability

Using coal waste to create sustainable concrete

July 12, 2018

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

The advance tackles two major environmental problems at once by making use of coal production waste and by significantly reducing the environmental impact of concrete production. Xianming Shi, associate professor in WSU’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and graduate […]