News

Sacyr's Blog

Blog of news and innovation projects

Tungsteno

The 170-kilometre-long skyscraper city: an achievable dream?

170 kilometres long and 500 metres high—these are the mind-blowing dimensions of the enormous skyscraper that Saudi Arabia plans to build to give shape to a futuristic city called The Line. But to successfully construct this city without cars, pollution or accidents, it will have to overcome arduous challenges.

14/09/2022

Tungsteno

Turned-off traffic lights and cold showers to save gas

Faced with heavy dependence on Russian natural gas and unprecedented price rises, the EU is aiming to cut gas consumption by 15% over the next eight months. To achieve this, some countries have opted for common-sense measures, such as limiting the use of air conditioning and heating, and other much more surprising ones, such as turning off traffic lights at night or allowing only cold showers in public gyms.

07/09/2022

Tungsteno

How the world's largest aircraft was built (and destroyed)

The invasion of Ukraine has wiped out one of the jewels of world aviation. A Russian attack in February destroyed the Antonov An-225, an achievement of human engineering. This is how its owners aspire to rebuild the largest aircraft on the planet.

31/08/2022

Tungsteno

The windscreen wiper and other inventions created by women

One day Mary Anderson was on a streetcar and noticed that the driver had to repeatedly wipe the snow off the window. She came up with a solution: a wiper activated from inside the vehicle to remove the snow. We analyse how the windscreen wiper was born and other great inventions originated by women.

24/08/2022

Tungsteno

The keys to averting a global food crisis

The invasion of Ukraine has helped fuel a global food crisis that could last for years if left unchecked, according to the United Nations. While millions of people are already suffering the consequences, several powers are looking to technology to combat the hunger that inevitably follows wars.

17/08/2022

We use our own and third party cookies for analytical purposes. Click on HERE for more information. You can accept all cookies by clicking the "Accept" button or set them up or refuse their use by clicking .

Cookie declaration

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be disabled in our systems. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Name Provider Purpose Expiration Type
LFR_Sesión_STATE_* Liferay Manage your session as a registered user Session HTTP
GUEST_LANGUAGE_ID Liferay Determines the language with which it accesses, to show the same in the next session 1 year HTTP
ANONYMOUS_USER_ID Liferay Manage your session as an unregistered user 1 year HTTP
COOKIE_SUPPORT Liferay Identifies that the use of cookies is necessary for the operation of the portal 1 year HTTP
JSesiónID Liferay Manages login and indicates you are using the site Session HTTP
SACYRGDPR Sacyr Used to manage the cookie policy Session HTTP

These cookies allow us to count visits and sources of circulation in order to measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most or least popular, and see how many people visit the site. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Name Provider Purpose Expiration Type
_gat Google It is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites Session HTTP
_gid Google It is used to store and update a unique value for each page visited Session HTTP
_ga Google This is used for statistical and analytical purposes for increasing performance of our Services Session HTTP