Day: March 26, 2019

Murray & Roberts acquires Terra Nova Technologies

Murray & Roberts has concluded an agreement whereby Cementation Americas has acquired 100% of TNT for a total consideration of US$38 million. Terra Nova Technologies (TNT) provides services to the global mining industry and design, supply and commission overland conveyors, crushing/conveying systems, mobile stacking systems, including dry stack tailings and heap leach systems, crushing and…

4D printed metamaterials take shape for morphing wings

Engineers in the US have created 4D printed materials with potential applications in morphing aircraft wings, soft robotics and tiny implantable biomedical devices. 4D printing is based on additive manufacturing technology, but uses special materials and sophisticated designs to print objects that change shape with environmental conditions such as temperature acting as a trigger, said…