Blog of news and innovation projects
Secrets of the Statue of Liberty
To move the Statue of Liberty from France to New York, it had to be disassembled into 350 pieces and packed into 214 crates. We look at the design, construction and transport of the structure that welcomed millions of immigrants who came to the continent in search of the American dream.
We cool down concrete with nitrogen for the first time
The construction of Linea Evora (Portugal) entails multiple relevant milestones from a structural and innovation standpoint, due to contract requirements. One of the principal peculiarities is that Sacyr has used a cooling process for cement for the first time.
We use sustainable asphalt mixtures in road maintenance works
Roads in Spain maintained by Sacyr implement high-performance, eco-friendly products to reduce the environmental impact. The MASAI mixtures introduce sustainable asphalt materials that involve many benefits for paving operations.
Four great Edison inventions beyond his light bulbs
From the first device capable of recording and reproducing sound to the forerunner of the modern film projector and an alkaline battery for electric cars. We look at the achievements of one of history's most famous inventors, who was awarded more than 1,000 patents in the United States.
The major infrastructure that Ukraine has already lost
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is inflicting $4.5 billion a week worth of damage to structures and buildings of all kinds. The country's heritage is under threat. We analyse how the bombardments, in addition to demolishing hundreds of pieces of infrastructures and destroying 2,500 kilometres of roads, are having an impact on churches, museums, historic buildings, monuments and libraries.