Browsing the "Construction" Tag

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,


Roman skeletons found in school grounds

November 18th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of two adults Romans have been found during construction at a primary school in Worcestershire. The adult female,


17th century artifacts found at Irish castle

November 17th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Construction workers installing an elevator at Rathfarnham Castle uncovered a hoard of 17th century artifacts found between two stone floors.


100 medieval graves unearthed in Oslo

September 9th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working ahead of a railway expansion project in Oslo have uncovered 100 medieval skeletons. Egil Bauer, who’s leading the



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