Controversial $9.7B I-45 expansion in Houston to resume
The Federal Highway Administration had halted the highway project two years ago to investigate potential civil rights violations.
LG Energy Solution to invest $5.5B in Arizona battery complex
This is the company’s second investment in the state as it looks to capitalize on the U.S.’s burgeoning EV market.
The Dotted Line: How contractors can avoid becoming EEOC’s next target
Construction firms should expect more aggressive enforcement, unannounced visits to project sites and more investigations, a lawyer told Construction Dive.
Financing issues postpone Las Vegas Dream Resort project
The pause on the $550 million casino and hotel development follows growing challenges around construction financing.
New construction technology releases: March 2023
Autodesk, HCSS, Trimble and others have recently released new products and updates to keep construction projects running on time and on budget.
Let’s Build A Compass
How Does the Compass Interact With the Bar Magnet? The compass, a navigation device, can help you find the Earth’s magnetic north Pole. It’s also fun to learn more about the Earth’s natural magnetic field. Students use iron filings and bar magnets to investigate the workings of the compass. They find that opposite magnetic charges […]
Ring Magnet Boog a Loo
Neodymium Ring Magnets Neodymium Ring Magnets are among of the most well-known designs of rare earth magnets. They’re often employed in joinery and shop fittings, as they may be screwed and recessed into the right place. They can be coated in different ways, including nickel, zinc, copper and epoxy to minimize corrosion and wear. They […]
The Ferros Fluid
How to Make a Ferrofluid A ferrofluid is black liquid with magnetic properties. It is highly reactive to magnets and is found in all kinds of industries, including sealing, loudspeakers, dampers and electric motors. Particles in ferrofluids are usually smaller than 10 nanometers and are typically coated with surfactant molecules to hinder the formation […]
Bar Magnets in Industry
Uses of Bar Magnets in Industry Bar Magnets are used for a variety of uses in the industry. They are often found in electronic devices, such as telephones and televisions. They are made from a ferromagnetic alloy, such as aluminum, nickel, cobalt or iron. They are available in various specifications and colors. Lifting and hoisting […]
Battery component maker Entek to invest $1.5B in Indiana facility
The site will produce enough battery separators to power up to 1.6 million EVs a year by 2027.