Economic digest

A round-up of the latest figures affecting construction and related industries in the UK.

Wienerberger adds more slender bricks

Adding to its Roman range, Wienerberger, UK, has released seven new long-format bricks.

Robot brickies could help humans

A new bricklaying technology could bring robotics and automation onto construction sites in the UK. Natalie Daniels reports.

From liquid to ceramic

Ellis Davies reports on a liquid ceramic precursor that could be used in a range of applications as a liquid polymer and a ceramic.

Prabhu Elango wins 3rd Young Persons' Lecture Competition Australia final

Prabhu Elango of Curtin University is the winner of the Young Persons' Lecture Competition Australia final and will go on to represent Australia at the Young Persons' World Lecture Competition also in Perth, Australia in October 2017.