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Materials, labor shortages threaten data center construction boom

June 1, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Flood noted that his firm’s data center clients still want to build. “They said that they have never been building at this pace, and that pace going forward is only going to increase,” Flood said. But the triple threat of […]


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Construction’s hottest sectors for 2022

January 25, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Construction Dive is taking a look at five of the country’s hottest construction verticals heading into 2022, specifically warehouses, data centers, ports, life sciences facilities and infrastructure projects. All affected in some way by the challenges of COVID-19, supply chain […]


Sustainability

Regional Contractors Report Steady Gains

July 12, 2021

Via: ENR

California and the Northwest’s top contractors reported steady gains in regional revenue in 2020—despite setbacks due to COVID-19 and the year’s unprecedented wildfires—thanks to solid backlogs and continued strength in the government and multifamily sectors. Looking ahead, contractors expect continued […]


Sustainability

AGC survey finds project delays, labor shortages worsening for construction

September 3, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The results of the survey, which polled more than 2,000 firms between August 4 and 26, underlined the downtrodden outlook at many construction firms, which have seen their backlog of work diminish among a dearth of new project opportunities. They’ve […]


Construction Techniques

Mortenson joins forces with robotics technology producer

June 10, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The industry’s drive toward jobsite automation continues apace, with leading contractors test robots and GPS systems to supplement their equipment for greater jobsite efficiency at a time when these companies struggle with labor shortages. In a recent report, Tractica, a […]