Major plans to transform the A303, which will see the construction of a tunnel at the historic Stonehenge site, have been unveiled by the Department for Transport (DfT). The A303 that runs past the World Heritage Site in Wiltshire is a notorious bottleneck on the route to the South West.
A new substance using the wonder material graphene has been developed which is 10 times stronger than steel but has just five per cent of its density, The Herald has reported. Graphene discovered by Nobel prize winning scientists at the University of Manchester is just an atom thick and is a two-dim
A scheme to convert a former North-east care home into flats has been delayed until the summer because there may be bats living in the building, the Evening Express has reported. Banff architecture firm Mantell Ritchie submitted plans to convert the former Rose Innes Home in South Street, Aberchirde
A Chinese woman desperate to guard her property waved her soiled sanitary pad at the demolition team to stop them from bulldozing her home by force, the Daily Mail has reported. Her self-defence tactic apparently worked as the uniformed construction workers retreated from her house, as a social medi
A man in Germany has started the New Year with quite a shock - after finding himself bricked in to his own home. The home owner in Mainhausen, Hesse, opened his front door on Monday to find someone had quietly built a brick wall in front of it during the night, police confirmed.
Our daily delve into the weird and wonderful world of construction has thrown up some bizarre, innovative and thought-provoking articles. This top ten of the most clicked by our readers throughout 2016 is no different.
What better way to witter away those remaining hours until Christmas than by getting caught up in a fun little arcade game released by Ogilvie Construction? Forget stressing about those last minute online purchases and help Santa deliver his presents then show off your high score to friends.
The Old Course Hotel in St Andrews has consulted experts to advise on installing a new roof which can withstand being hit by golf balls. The decision was made after they found they were spending more than £1,500 each week on replacing slates which had been damaged by stray shots.
A Perthshire village has received £638,900 in lottery funding to restore 11 World War 2 Nissen Huts. Comrie Development Trust was been awarded the Heritage Lottery Funding to convert ten of the huts into self-catering accommodation.