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By Procore Editorial staff
July 21, 2016
Builder of landmark London skyscrapers was a victim of unserviceable debt. The sudden collapse leaves several large projects half-complete. Eccentric new architectural trends mean public likely won't notice. Read more.
Sheared bolts were found to be the culprit. Two workers were moderately injured in the aircraft hangar accident. Read more.
Anticipating June Brexit misfortune, UK builders in May went ahead and mothballed thousands of projects. Now the numbers are down. Who knew? Read more.
Skanska's winning Pensacola Bay Bridge bid came in $69 million below nearest competitor. Losing bids have 72 hours to file appeal, but will have to drive over rickety old Pensacola Bay Bridge to do so. Read more.
ACE Camps (Architecture Construction Engineering) introduce wide-eyed kids to construction as a career. Read more.
Pokemon Go fans are trespassing on construction sites and distractedly walking off cliffs as recent mayhem inspires nostalgia for reclusive gamers in locked bedrooms. Read more.
The New Tappan Zee Bridge, due to open in 2018, has been plagued by accidents. Locals are finding the old one increasingly attractive. Read more.
President Obama has signed an 11th-hour bill to extend Federal Aviation Administration funding for 14 months. Discouraged nervous flyers changed into fresh shirts and vowed to fight the decision. Read more.
The famously flip-flopping port commission has approved a $1.2 billion waterfront design that includes hotels, shops, restaurants, an aquarium, and a 480 foot observation tower. Port Commissioner reserves the right to balk later. Read more.
In real estate negotiations with the desperate $350 billion social media giant, Menlo Park was holding all the cards. Now the Little Town That Could has a beautiful new community swimming pool. Take that, Facebook. Read more.
In a showpiece gesture of civic rebranding, the Former "Sin City" is lavishing resources on the building of schools, promising slot machines in school cafeterias. Read more.
Tappan Zee Bridge
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Take a look at some of the various ways that climate change will be affecting the construction industry in the distant future and find out what you can do about it. 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
Ever wonder what’s the difference between a general contractor and construction manager? Well, you’re not alone! To help clear up any confusion, we... 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