Lifting Concrete with Foam

Polylevel polyurethane foam System is a concrete lifting technique used to raise unstable concrete slabs by drilling holes and pumping material under the uneven surface. In the video below, checkoutĀ how Polylevel used the foam to quickly and safely lift a sinking sidewalks andĀ patios. via: The Awesomer

Bicycle Superhighway in Germany

In Germany, cyclists are getting their own highway, fully segregated from motor traffic for the first time. The country has recently opened the first 5 kilometer (3 mile) stretch of a bicycle highway that will eventually span over 100 kilometers (62 miles). The car-free highway will connect 10 cities including Duisburg, Bochum and Hamm. It… Continue reading Bicycle Superhighway in Germany

Concrete Pavement Drains 4,000 Liters of Water in 60 Seconds

TarmacĀ made aĀ demonstration of their innovative productĀ called Topmix Permeable, which is aĀ fast draining concrete pavement solution that rapidly directs storm water off streets, parking surfaces, driveways and walkways. This minimizes the cost and long-term maintenance for local authorities and developers of storm water management. Watch how 4,000 liters of water drain in 60 seconds in the… Continue reading Concrete Pavement Drains 4,000 Liters of Water in 60 Seconds

LifePaint: A Reflective Safety Spray Paint

Swedish automaker Volvo has created a unique reflective safety spray paint called LifePaint, designed to be applied to bicycles, backpacks, and safety equipment, which is invisible in daylight and highly reflective at night. The spray paint shines brightly in the glare of car headlights. Making the invisible, visible, and will last for almost a week.… Continue reading LifePaint: A Reflective Safety Spray Paint

Tiger-Stone: The Brick Road Laying Machine

Tiger-StoneĀ is a Dutch made paving machine that uses gravity and an electric motor to print stone and brick roads. Itā€™s a six meter wide machine that is capable of laying 300 square meters of road a day. The printing width is adjustable from the width of a road to as narrow as a bike lane… Continue reading Tiger-Stone: The Brick Road Laying Machine