Blog of news and innovation projects
Topography surveying from the heavens
We expand the use of drones in our infrastructure projects to obtain more extensive and precise information to make it more sustainable.
We create an innovative launching gantry to build bridges
Rafael Pablo Guillen Carmona, Director of Engineering of Sacyr Construction, has developed the launching gantry RPGC-21 to solve this very same problem at the Pamplona-Cúcuta project in Colombia.
Women in STEM: inspiration and leadership
On our iFriday, we invited three experts to analyze the role of women in STEM and the need to achieve greater prominence in the field
How the world's most iconic bridge was built
In order to prevent falls during the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, a safety net was installed under the structure. Workers also wore face masks, anti-glare goggles and wind cream. To successfully erect this megastructure, multiple technical, safety and economic barriers had to be overcome.
Drones to create rain in the desert
While Native American tribes historically performed weather modification rituals that attempted to invoke rain, nowadays drones and electrical discharges are being used to create rainfall in the desert. But to what extent can these technologies be used to manipulate the weather?