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Arizona transportation board approves 5-year roadway construction program

June 21, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

The 2023-2027 program includes funding for various highway improvement projects across the state, with $6.7 billion to be allocated over the next five years. A $328 million project estimated to begin this year will add lanes along Interstate 17 between […]


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Architects, builders want to collaborate, but don’t see eye to eye on what that means

June 5, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The report, in collaboration with Associated General Contractors of America, surveyed 286 architects and 209 contractors over several months in 2021. Recent trends — inside and out of the industry — have changed the way architects and contractors collaborate. “The […]


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Builders, MBI press for modular standards

May 19, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Mateo Atwi sees the promise of modular construction. It’s why he and his brother Tiago founded BOXY Construction last year. As CEO of the Lafayette, Louisiana-based modular construction company, Mateo knows firsthand the advantages of building the same components on […]


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How effective management of project information improves project delivery

May 16, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

As construction projects and delivery methods continue to increase in complexity, the management of project information is also more challenging than ever. With the COVID-19 pandemic added to the mix, firms now have a remote workforce which impacts how and […]


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The 5 benefits of lean construction practices

May 2, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The lean methodology may be the most popular construction project management methodology being adopted today. Lean construction management prioritizes customer value to drive workflows, minimize waste and optimize processes. Lean construction operations streamline processes and lead to numerous benefits. Learn […]


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Construction attorney: Compliance ‘weakest part’ of supplier diversity efforts

April 25, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Diversity and inclusion goals on construction projects have made a lot of news recently. Not only has the industry spearheaded efforts to bring more diverse workers onto jobs with initiatives like Construction Inclusion Week, contractors are increasingly putting their money […]


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Top firms land new infrastructure, government deals

April 22, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The country’s major construction companies have been busy over the past six months with new contracts for projects. These big-ticket contracts and large-scale infrastructure projects include work for NASA, the Navy and the Department of Energy. Here, Construction Dive takes […]


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Important Steps to Protect Data

April 14, 2022

Via: ENR

Data breaches are increasingly becoming a concern for all kinds of businesses, including the construction industry. As more capital construction projects are adopting technology, one of the most serious concerns during implementation is data security. Outages, breaches and cyber-attacks have […]


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Industry Leads for the Week of April 18, 2022

April 13, 2022

Via: ENR

Daechang Seat Co. is planning to construct a new metal automotive seat frames manufacturing plant on a 22-acre site at the Phenix Industrial Park in Phenix City. The project scope includes construction of a 200,000-sq-ft building; installation of stamping presses […]


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Target, Amazon debut sustainable store concepts

March 28, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Both Target and Amazon have pledged to run their companies in a more environmentally sustainable manner — a commitment that could appeal to eco-conscious consumers. Target’s Vista store will serve as a testing site for innovations that will inform future […]