October 31, 2016

Uber is proving that it’s more than just a modern chauffeur service. With its self-driving taxis and, more recently, driverless truck deliveries, it’s revealed itself to be a real tech company that’s revolutionizing transportation. And it’s about to go further.

Last month at the Nantucket Conference, Uber products...

October 31, 2016

Royal BAM Group last week unveiled a new type of robot: a “building machine” that is able autonomously to move around a building site on its own and print stone or concrete buildings.

A prototype of the “3D Builder” entered service on the FabCity project in Amsterdam, where it is constructing the “Landscape House”, a quarter...

October 31, 2016

Pavegen, a British clean-tech company, is taking an innovative approach to sustainability by generating energy from something that most people do every day: walk.

The technology is basically a multifunctional, custom flooring system that is outfitted with a wireless transmitter, which allows the data from the tiles to be cap...

October 26, 2016

Building on plans to use the futuristic Hyperloop tube-transport system at its operations in Dubai, ports giant DP World has invested millions in the start-up company Hyperloop One, and its chief executive has joined the Hyperloop One board.

DP World’s cash injection – the exact amount was not disclosed – is part of $50m Hyp...

October 26, 2016

Colorado is the nation’s first state to have a beer delivery made by a self-driving truck and a San Francisco tech startup made it all possible.

Anheuser-Busch said a self-driving truck last week delivered a load of 50,000 cans of beer from its Fort Collins brewery through Denver and to its Colorado Springs destination.

 A hu...

October 18, 2016

Replacing bridges on busy commuter rail lines is a challenging proposition. Not only do owners have the physical cost of bringing these aging assets into states of good repair, they also must consider the user costs—the economic burden of impaired mobility and service disruption—that did not exist decades ago when the bridg...

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