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Virtual Youth Innovation Training

The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and Republic Bank Limited (RBL) under its Power to Make a Difference programme have launched a new and exciting…

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And the Winner Is

On Friday 19th February 2021, the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) hosted the Grand Reveal and Prize Giving Cereomy for its AR/VR Challenge. The winner…

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On Wednesday 20th February, 2019, The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) signed a General Technical Cooperation Agreement…

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Importance of soil compaction in construction

Inevitably on most construction sites you would likely find several pieces heavy equipment undertaking a myriad of jobs, one in particular being compaction of soils or aggregates. But why, you may ask yourself is this task being undertaken and of what significance is it to the project? For the purpose of this article “soil” is…

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Whole Body Vibration Hazards in the Workplace

Whole-body vibration (WBV) can be defined as more or less organised oscillatory motions of surfaces supporting the body and can be transmitted from the seat, backrest or foot support of a vehicle. Drivers of some mobile machines, including certain tractors, fork lift trucks, overhead cranes and quarrying or earth-moving machinery may be exposed to WBV…

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