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Global construction industry deals hit $61.7bn in Q3

November 19, 2019

The total value of deals to Q3 2019 marked an increase of 92.4% over the previous quarter and a rise of 33.2% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $46.68bn. In terms of number of deals, the sector saw […]


Advancements in Construction Safety

November 13, 2019

No matter which construction site you visit or what the job entails, there are going to be plenty of potential hazards to be found. It’s just part of the job, frankly, and those working on construction sites get used to […]


Building materials delivery app RenoRun gets $17M in funding

November 6, 2019

RenoRun, a Canadian app-based service that connects contractors with on-demand delivery of construction materials to jobsites, received CA$22.5 million (approximately U.S. $17 million) in Series A funding. That money will go directly into technology and expansion in cities it serves […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Nonresidential construction spending falls in October

December 4, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.7% in October but is up 1.4% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Report: Scope of work changes top cause of construction disputes

December 4, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The categories of technology that are most helpful in avoiding disputes, according to Resolution Management Consultants of Marlton, New Jersey, are scheduling software, 3D modeling tools like BIM and data collection devices. All these tools can help contractors better plan […]


Sustainability

This world-first facility will turn human remains into soil

December 3, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Olson Kundig recently unveiled the design of the world’s first facility for “natural organic reduction,” a process that gently converts human remains into soil in about 30 days. The project was designed in partnership with, and for, Recompose, the company […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial, Procurement

Project Planning: Estimate, Budget, and Forecast

December 3, 2019

Via: ENR

The project planning process starts with a proposal estimate. Taking the time and effort to make a great proposal plan is a sure way to give the executing team the best shot for project success. The proposal estimate will have […]