Blog of news and innovation projects
We repurpose recycled tires to make materials for road safety equipment
This is a new milestone for Sacyr, as this is the first time that the group manufactures construction elements for civil works. Never before had we produced this kind of material.
Pompeii, a jewel of ancient recycling buried by a volcano
Pompeii was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and for centuries slept under a blanket of ash and pumice some six metres deep. We discuss how this priceless archaeological treasure was built from stones from nearby quarries, rubbish and reused materials.
We developed a new type of concrete in Chile using glass waste
Chile has launched a new example of circular economy applied to the creation of new building materials. This project consists of the development of a new type of concrete by recovering glass waste.
The controversy of facial recognition in the Ukraine war
Facial recognition company Clearview AI, which hopes to be able to identify "almost everyone in the world" by 2023, has offered its services free of charge to Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion. This is how the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence uses this technology and some of the risks involved.
We improve encapsulation rubber performance
Encapsulation rubber products used for the floors on sports tracks and playgrounds have improved their performance to increase their durability, consistency and appearance thanks to a Sacyr Green project.