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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

A Deeper Dive Into the U.S. PIP Construction Statistics Reveals a Deeper Dive

September 9, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

From an overview perspective, the Census Bureau’s put-in-place (PIP) capital spending statistics are providing a misleading picture of what is happening in the construction marketplace. They are too buoyant. In July, total PIP spending, seasonally adjusted and annualized (in ‘current,’ […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction Industry Weekly News Recap – August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Here’s a quick rundown of this week’s top news and happenings in the construction industry. Each week, we’ll take a look at some of the interesting local, regional, and national stories about construction to keep you better informed of the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Building a restaurant? Better make it a drive-thru

August 25, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The surge in drive-thru construction provides at least a small glimmer of hope for one of the hardest-hit asset classes during the coronavirus pandemic, when many restaurants with dine-in only options have had to close down. Those that have stayed […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Marriott trims US hotel plans, cancels development meeting

August 20, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Sorenson told analysts that despite signing 30% more new development deals in the Asia Pacific region in 2020 than a year earlier, elsewhere, overall deal interest had declined, including in the U.S. “The pace of signings is not as robust […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

Strategies for Embracing Flexibility in Construction Management

August 12, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

The construction industry can be volatile and unpredictable at the best of times. With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, construction work is taking a hard hit. Projects are getting delayed and even canceled as regions open and close to […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

4 things to know before taking on an infrastructure project

July 17, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

These days, contractors in the infrastructure space might consider themselves lucky as the coronavirus crisis ravages other industries. Roads, bridges, tunnels and similar projects that end up serving a public need often push forward despite economic or social turmoil and […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Interaction of Expertise

New organic material unlocks faster and more flexible electronic devices

July 15, 2020

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

Lead researchers Dr Ankur Sharma and Associate Professor Larry Lu say it would help create the next generation of ultra-fast electronic chips, which promise to be much faster than current electronic chips we use. “Conventional devices run on electricity — […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Friday Feedback: Will Trump’s rollback of environmental regulations help construction?

June 26, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

President Donald Trump issued an executive order earlier this month directing federal government agencies to waive environmental regulations and to take other actions necessary to streamline and expedite infrastructure projects. The order, designed to help hasten the economic recovery from […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Mechanics liens up 40% as COVID-19 pandemic disrupts industry

May 21, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The survey also showed that many contractors have become conditioned to accepting slow payments and their negative impact on productivity as the industry norm. More than 75% of those who responded to the survey said that they were generally happy […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction Set to Start On Critical Everglades Project

May 7, 2020

Via: ENR

A permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has cleared the way for construction to begin on the A-2 Stormwater Treatment Area, a constructed wetland in South Florida. Costing an estimated $207.8 million, the STA will be the first […]