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Construction Techniques

Utilize real-time data to improve project management

October 9, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

As the connected jobsite slowly starts to become reality, we are seeing the rise in the importance of jobsite automation software. The most visible of the impacts of software in construction is project management. Project Management software focuses on some […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Weekly Toll: Workers die at gas stations, construction sites, bowling alleys, chicken processing plants, in rivers and falling off buildings

October 9, 2018

Via: ISHN

Boom truck hits power lines in Flagler, electrocuting 2 workers PALM COAST, Fla. – Two construction workers were electrocuted Monday in an industrial accident in Flagler County, sheriff’s officials said. The men died around 8:30 a.m. on Sebastian Court in […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Genetec – Taking advantage of technology in building site monitoring

October 8, 2018

Via: Construction Global

Building sites are, by their nature, transitory. They’re a project set out for a defined period of time for a team of contractors to come in, complete, and leave. To fit in with that temporary view of the project as […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

Detroit mixed-use high-rise could be one of tallest in US

October 5, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The tower is one of four Gilbert projects totaling more than $2 billion that the Michigan Economic Development Corp. cleared for $618 million in brownfield redevelopment financing through the Michigan Strategic Initiative. The other three projects are the $830 million […]


Construction Processes, Procurement

TMR report: Road marking materials market to earn $5.66bn by 2024

October 4, 2018

Via: Construction Global

featuredRoad marking materials market is expected to reach $5.66bn by 2024 according to a recent report by Transparency Market Research (TMR). TMR anticipates the vendor landscape of the global road marking materials market to be largely consolidated with major leaders […]


Construction Processes, Design

5 Ways Virtual Design and Construction Improves Business Performance Objectives

October 3, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

If you’re a construction project manager, you’ve probably heard about the great benefits of virtual design and construction (VDC) and how fantastic it is to be able to construct a three-dimensional, visual model of your project before you ever break […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Gensler, in latest report, highlights where resilient design could make the greatest impact on the built environment

October 2, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

By the mid 21st Century, over three quarters of the world’s population could be living in urban areas. Relentless urbanization must reckon with the reality of climate change, which compels AEC firms and their clients to rethink the built environment […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Nonresidential spending reaches new high in August

October 2, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

National nonresidential construction spending expanded 0.7% in August to its highest level since the U.S. Census Bureau began the data series in 2002, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis released today. Total nonresidential spending stood at $762.7 billion […]


Sustainability

U.S. Construction Spending Up 0.1% in August

October 1, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction spending increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,318.5 billion in August 2018. This is 0.1% higher than July’s estimate which has been revised up from $1,315.4 billion to $1,317.4 billion. June’s estimate was revised back up from […]


Construction Processes, Legal

How to Deal With Teen Workers on the Construction Site

September 28, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Although the construction industry is in the midst of a boom, project managers can’t seem to find enough qualified workers. As a result, more teenagers and young adults are joining the construction workforce. While construction jobs are an excellent way […]