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With environmental issues changing sites, Hésus offers construction industry professionals the chance to improve the management of excavated material using recovery solutions, combined with logistical expertise. This collaboration is already under way on Brézillon Environnement’s construction sites!
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Alan Mossman is Managing Director of The Change Business Ltd, a lean design and construction consultancy. He is an occasional author and professor of lean construction at universities such as Loughborough and Nottingham Trent. If BIM is about technology, then lean is about the people who use that technology! Alan Mossman tells us about it today, through his favourite field, lean construction.
In France, the construction sector generates more than 40 million tonnes of waste every year and consumes large quantities of resources to meet the needs of renovation and new construction. A situation that contributes to threatening certain resources with scarcity, or even shortage, in the medium to long term. For example, this is the case with sand, of which the sector is a large consumer.
Buses, underground systems, trams, car-sharing or short-term rental cars, car-pooling, mini-cab services, bikes, mopeds and self-service scooters, with or without stations: with the proliferation of forms of mobility, the residents of major cities have never had so many means of travel available to them.
The end of pesticides in public parks. Since 1 January 2017, in application of the law on energy transition for green growth, local authorities may no longer use plant protection products to maintain parks, roadsides or forests.
Operate your smartphone through thought; send a message or post a photo online without making any movement: are these practices worthy of a science fiction book in the process of becoming reality? In the future, will we have alternatives to the body for communicating with the outside world? This is the dream of the giants of the digital world who have thrown themselves enthusiastically into the field of Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs).
How has BIM tech improved productivity? What are its most innovative applications in construction? What can we expect from BIM in terms of Big Data? Martin Fisher, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University, answers all our questions!
What if tomorrow we lived in cities that floated on the sea? It’s an idea that is gaining ground through a UN-supported initiative. But is it a maritime pipe dream?
Mehdi Hafsia, research engineer for the R&D division, attended the 19th International Conference for Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR19), an international event dedicated to new technologies in our sector. He would like to share his feedback with us.
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