Blog of news and innovation projects
We develop aggregates from concrete rubble able to capture CO2
At Sacyr Chile we are developing a new technology to improve recycled aggregates from concrete rubble from construction waste.
The secrets of the Sagrada Familia
More than 140 years after the foundation stone was laid, the Sagrada Familia is still a work in progress. Here we take a look at the construction of this mega-structure, which contains many references to nature and has been built using more than 50 different types of stone.
Digitalized demolitions to get deeper insight on materials
At Valrec project, we have recently started to use BIM-SD, a tool that offers valuable information on the quality, quantity, location, and shape of the material to destruct.
The robot that changes shape to escape from prison
A team of engineers has developed a robot that can jump over moats, climb walls or escape from a cage, all with the aid of a magnetic field. Yet despite its enormous potential in the fields of medicine and electronics, it is not yet fully autonomous and has some limitations.
Recycling now comes with a reward thanks to artificial intelligence
The combination of AI and the Internet of Things (IoT) has made recycling of glass and plastic containers more effective.