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Sustainability

Balfour Beatty tapped for Miami-area mixed-use project

July 26, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The Real Deal reported back in January that NPI secured a $158.4 million construction loan for Gables Station from the Bank of the Ozarks and that a company led by Life Time Fitness executive Parham Javaheri had leased approximately 90,000 […]


Construction Processes, Regulations, Sustainability

Troy Construction’s current natural gas and pipeline contracts worth more than $1B

July 16, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Of course, other contractors are benefiting from the rising demand for natural gas as well. In June, Bechtel announced that Sempra Energy of San Diego had selected it to help develop an up to $9 billion LNG facility in Port […]


Sustainability

Association: More tariffs will hurt construction, other industries

June 21, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

China has also pushed back against the U.S. for leveling steel (25%) and aluminum (10%) tariffs earlier this year. In April, the country filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization claiming that the tariffs violate international trade laws. The […]


Sustainability

Thyssenkrupp Elevator: CEO Andreas Schierenbeck on the evolving urban landscape

June 14, 2018

Via: Construction Global

High rise buildings are on the up in more ways than one. Since the turn of the millennium the number of high-rises over 200m has more than tripled, while more than 180 buildings measuring 250m in height are currently under […]


Construction Techniques

Tech Investment in Construction Doubles in Past Decade

June 13, 2018

Via: ENR

The level of investment in construction technology in the past year and the number of players involved have been “transformational,” said José Luis Blanco Álvarez, a partner at the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. Blanco led off three […]


Construction Techniques

Can Construction ‘Par’ Standards Raise Productivity?

June 13, 2018

Via: ENR

Technology is transforming entire industries to be more efficient, yet productivity lags in construction—confoundingly so. The reality is that the problem is systemic. It’s not just a matter of companies deciding to be more productive. Depending on the type of […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Design

3D printing in construction: Immensa files UAE patent for concrete and cement casting

June 7, 2018

Via: Construction Global

Dubai-based Immensa Technology Labs has filed the UAE’s first patent relating to the use of 3D printing in construction. The solution comprises a reusable mould that permits the casting of concrete, cement and gypsum materials in numerous forms. Immensa says […]


Construction Techniques

Seattle’s new mixed-use complex merges new construction with a repurposed 1921 funeral home

June 5, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Located along the Lake Washington Ship Canal in Seattle, Fremont Crossing provides the city with a new home for creative tech businesses, retail, and dining options. The new mixed-use complex merges new construction inspired by the maritime heritage of the […]


Construction Site Safety, Construction Techniques, Regulations

How to create construction proposals faster and close more deals

May 21, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

You and your sales team may have a complicated relationship with proposals. On the one hand, proposals bring money into your firm. Without proposals, you don’t have a business. Winning proposals is awesome. However, creating proposals can be painful. If […]


Construction Techniques

The Benefits of Using Steel in Construction

May 18, 2018

Via: Construction Marketing Blog

The trade of steel is an important part of the global economy, with about five million people involved in making this metal worldwide and a further million people employed in service centers, galvanizing plants and trading. Every year the world […]