U.S. Home Construction Jumps nearly 10 percent in January
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Trump's Plan to Rebuild US Roads Relies on Local Dollars
Keeping Electronic Records Can Save you Much More than Just Paper
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Construction Industry Tech Spending is On the Rise
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By Jeff Wing
September 22, 2016
A drone inspection here, a digital punch list there....U.S. builders are still largely hesitant to fully dive into construction tech. Read more.
August number is off by 100,000 houses. Louisiana floods may be partly to blame, but the figures still don't quite square. Read more.
The completed South Mountain Freeway will offer a second traffic artery through Central Phoenix. Read more.
As wood and wood-based composites compete with steel for strength and flexibility, the world's tallest wooden structures are gaining more attention. And respect. Read more.
Optician Sol Moscot's business has been located at 86 Delancy in Manhattan since 1936. At the city's request he is moving across the street so they can replace his former 2-story offices with a 29,000 foot high rise. Read more.
The news is good and bad. Good: There are some industries even less invested in digital. Bad: Those industries are hunting and agriculture. Read more.
The company has pioneered the "working superintendent" as part of its "speed building" brand. Read more.
The construction sector needs to own up to the immigrant workforce that has so much to do with its success. Read more.
With reduction of Industrial Arts programs in public schools, the next wave of builders are not just going to arise from the grassroots. Construction is looking for ways to spark passion in young people. Read more.
Gilbane has long had an in-company resource that allows its employees to anonymously report concerns. Now they have expanded the service to their clients, subcontractors, vendors, and other partners. Read more.
North Dakota Tribes Seek Review of Pipelines Under Reservoir
In case you hadn’t heard, OSHA increased the cost of penalties by 78 per cent back in August of 2016, and another two per cent increase came your way just January 15 of this year. Further increases... Read More
If you're a construction worker, you're most likely working physical labor and it can get hot if you're working under the sun. Here's a guide for h... Read More
Pete says that Procore quickly breaks down the complicated pieces of data in his jobs, and presents them to the end user in a digestible format. "T... Read More
Hear Brad Hyatt, Associate Professor at California State University Fresno, discuss what students are learning in school to prepare them for const... Read More
Construction has always had a somewhat complicated relationship with technology. Over the last few decades there have been improvements in material... Read More
J. Colin Cagney, a director, KPMG Major Projects Advisory, knows that while most companies want to use data analytics to increase, they’re often no... Read More
Congress has passed the final version of the federal tax reform bill, and it will soon head to President Donald Trump to be signed into law. The qu... Read More
January 9, 2018