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Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How to combat the busy construction season

February 6, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

There is always that demanding construction season, depending on the state, that we get slammed. Plans are piled on your desk, the phone is constantly ringing, and everyone is hanging over your desk waiting, waiting, impatiently sighing… So, you sink […]


Construction Processes, Financial

2017 U.S. and Canadian Construction Performances in Review

February 6, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Total construction starts in the US grew by 11.1% in 2017 to reach $760bn, a modest slowdown from the 13.2% growth posted in 2016. Civil engineering was the main driver of growth, boosted by a number of mega-projects in the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Will Bon-Ton grow its Carson’s chain in restructuring?

February 5, 2018

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

Bon-Ton Stores’ plan to turn around its struggling department store brands includes the usual calls to close underperforming stores and boost online sales. But it’s also considering opening new stores in cities other retailers are leaving behind and throwing more […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

4 ways to ensure safety on the jobsite

February 5, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Long before a job starts, extensive planning should be done to identify which tasks will be taking place onsite and how best to plan for potential safety hazards. Project managers and field representatives should put preventative measures in place and […]


Construction Techniques

4 Things You Should Know About Construction Software Licensing

February 2, 2018

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

You can subscribe to just about anything these days. Shaving supplies. Groceries. Even socks. You can add construction management software to that list. In fact, most options listed in Capterra’s software directory use this subscription/licensing model of pricing. But is it the right […]


Construction Techniques

Will Robots & Automation Replace Construction Workers?

February 2, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

“The robots are coming to take our construction jobs!” There’s been a lot of media coverage over the past couple of years about how workers in many industries, construction included, will soon be replaced by robots and artificial intelligence (AI). […]


Construction Techniques

This startup wants to change construction with robots, AI

February 1, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The construction industry is ready for disruption — and that disruption is at its doorstep. Recent reports point to automation displacing nearly 3 million construction workers in the next 40 years. And as more companies develop and hone robotics and […]


Construction Processes, Design

Senior living design trends for 2018

February 1, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

A trend is defined as a state of fashion or the general direction in which something is developing or changing. At studioSIX5, an interior design firm focused on senior living facilities, designers are helping senior living communities stay fashionable and […]


Construction Techniques

Minnesota using drones to scan aging bridges

January 31, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the country has a $123 billion bridge-repair backlog. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association said 23% of bridges are functionally obsolete or structurally deficient, while the American Society of Civil Engineers gave […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Trump Calls for $1.5 Trillion for Infrastructure But Is Short on Specifics

January 31, 2018

Via: ENR

In his first State of the Union address, President Trump has asked Congress to produce new infrastructure legislation to provide “at least $1.5 trillion” in total investment plus a cut in federal project permitting time to two years or less. […]