Browsing the "Construction" Tag

19th-century schooner uncovered in Toronto

May 13th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Parts of a 19th-century schooner have been uncovered during construction at Toronto’s waterfront. It the ship’s day, everything south of


Roman Villa excavated in Yorkshire

April 13th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a Roman villa has been uncovered during construction of a bypass in North Yorkshire. Archaeologists say they


Column Capital found in Cyprus

February 5th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

An ancient column capital has been found by construction workers in Cyprus. The stone artifact, which once formed the topmost


The secret to Roman concrete’s strength

December 29th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers have used x-ray technology to identify the secret to Roman concrete’s longevity and strength. Working at ALS beamline 12.3.2,