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The Role of Construction Companies Before, During and After Disaster

October 17, 2017

Via: ConstructConnect

When hurricanes or natural disasters hit an area, efforts turn to disaster relief and cleanup and calls go out to companies that specialize in these areas. The Coast Guard is called, rescue missions are deployed, and The American Red Cross […]


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The race to codify resilience design

October 16, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

Last November, the International Code Council launched the Alliance for National & Community Resilience for the purpose of developing a whole community benchmark rating system by 2018. The alliance’s members include such heavy hitters as Target and Kaiser Permanente. Two […]


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5 Solar Construction Trends Shaping the Industry

October 9, 2017

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

The future is a scary place when you’re in a red hot industry such as solar construction, because there’s a lot of uncertainty about what’s going to happen next. You’re constantly wondering: Will this keep up? Will some new innovation […]


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Self-folding electronics could enable advanced robotics

October 6, 2017

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

As demand grows for more versatile, advanced robotics and other technologies, the need for components that can enable these applications also increases. Producing such components en masse has been a major challenge. But now, in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, […]


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Attention to detail from the deck-up in California’s wine country

September 18, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Northern California is known as a wine lover’s paradise. Vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see and history runs deep through every bottle. Established in 1933 by brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo, the E & J Gallo Winery […]


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Europe’s first 3D printed building (The BOD)

September 8, 2017

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

The construction of Europe’s first 3D printed building has begun. 3D Printhuset is 3D printing The BOD building in Copenhagen Harbour. – Fully permitted, in 100% accordance with European norms and standards, and with special attention to the environmental footprint […]


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New approach improves ability to predict metals’ reactions with water

September 5, 2017

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

The wide reach of corrosion, a multitrillion-dollar global problem, may someday be narrowed considerably thanks to a new, better approach to predict how metals react with water. Researchers at Oregon State University and the University of California, Berkeley, have developed […]


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Smart buildings market prepares to take off

August 30, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

One critical factor in the proliferation of smart buildings is how security is handled. Connecting a building’s systems to the internet makes the structure and its occupants vulnerable to a new host of threats. A new Market Research report notes […]


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The 4 Most Popular Calculators for Construction

August 30, 2017

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

When you got into the construction business, chances are you were passionate about building stuff, not math. And yet, there aren’t many industries as numbers-heavy as construction, and as a construction manager, you just have to deal with that. That’s […]


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12 Construction Management Apps to Save Money and Time in 2017

August 29, 2017

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

“Modernize or die.” That was the message a recent white paper published by The Farmer Review of the UK Construction Labour Model had for the construction industry. If you’ve been putting off using technology to help with construction management, you […]