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Talking digital transformation with PwC

Extranet Evolution

I recently collaborated with Eoin Ó Murchú and Colin Mann of PwC’s Capital Projects team to produce the first in a series of podcasts, entitled Reimagining Capital Projects. This series aims to explore how technology and innovation is changing capital projects and the wider infrastructure industry. In this episode we discussed the influence of construction technology disruption and how innovation can displace established market practices. How can the industry adapt to new business models?

Amazonia, USA

Business Facilities Blog

Not since the Powerball jackpot topped $750 million have we seen so many people with dollar signs in their eyes lining up for their slim chance to win the big prize.

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Viewpoint EMEA revenues up 30% in 2016

Extranet Evolution

UK construction collaboration technology vendor Viewpoint grew revenues 30% in 2016 to £15.1m, reported a £2.5m profit, and is bullish about its 2017 prospects.

ENR New England Selects William J. Gilbane, Jr. as its 2017 Legacy Award Winner

ENR Construction

William J. Gilbane, Jr. will be honored as the 2017 ENR New England Legacy Award winner on Dec. 12 during the ENR New England Best Project’s awards event on Dec. 12 in Boston

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

Business Facilities Blog

The industrial real estate sector continues to benefit from many of the technology-driven shifts that are challenging the retail and office sectors, such as rising consumer dependence on e-commerce and mounting demand for data centers to support cloud computing, according to the latest U.S.

Highway/Bridge Best Project: I-25 & Fillmore Street Diverging Diamond Interchange

ENR Construction

The new freeway interchange at Interstate 25 and Fillmore Street in Colorado Springs has improved traffic flow and safety

Rebuild, retreat, or resist

BD+C

Houston is America’s fourth-largest city, thanks in part to its embrace of unfettered growth. But its swagger got doused during the last week of August, when Hurricane Harvey dropped more than 50 inches of rain, bringing a drenched and debilitated southeast Texas to its knees

Is the future of Australian construction already here?

Geniebelt

Construction is a significant part of the Australian economy and the issue of efficiency is considered to be more than fundamental. The good news is that the Australian construction industry seems to be aware of this need. A great example is RESCON Builders who specializes in granny flats in New.

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You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

Essential SEO Tips for Contractors

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Chris Richardson. Are you a contractor that is looking to improve their SEO so that you can earn more clients? When it comes to SEO you can always find new ways of doing things in order to improve the quality of the end result, which is to gain higher results in the search engine results pages. This consequently leads to more customers hiring your services as a contractor. Contractor Marketing SEO For Contractors

DanoneWave Investing $60M In Virginia

Business Facilities Blog

DanoneWave, the newly combined business unit of the U.S. dairy operation of global food company Danone and legacy WhiteWave Foods, will invest up to $60 million in its plant-based beverage manufacturing operation in Rockingham County, VA.

The Top 600: When Will the Hot Market Cool Off?

ENR Construction

The construction market is strong and continues to grow at a brisk pace. But contractors wonder how long the good times will last

Top 110 office architecture firms

BD+C

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Types of Canal Construction Machineries and their Selection

The Constructor

Construction of canals requires different types of machineries and equipments, the selection of which depends on many factors. These types of canal. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments Construction Construction equipments

Sarens Unveils World's Largest Heavy-lift Crane

Construction Equipment

Sarens proudly launched its new super heavy-lift crane, the Sarens Giant Crane140 (SGC-140) during an inauguration event on Friday 13th of October 2017 in Ghent, Belgium, where a number of journalists and key Sarens contacts attended the initiation of the largest crane owned by the organization. .

Pop-Up Hostel Coming Soon to the Welsh Countryside

Jetson Green

The firm Miller Kendrick Architects of London, UK recently completed a unique pop-up cabin in the Welsh Countryside.

IM Energy/Industrial Best Project Three Peaks Solar

ENR Construction

Three Peaks Solar is an 80-MW solar facility constructed on 739 acres near Cedar City

Enlightened conversion: A church becomes condos in D.C.

BD+C

One of the curious things about the Nation’s Capital is that, unlike many older U. cities, Washington, D. never had any industry to speak of—unless you count the manufacture of hot air as an industry.

Portland Moves Ahead with Plan to Ban Most Pesticide

Green Industry Professionals

The proposal would prohibit the use of synthetic pesticides except for some circumstances

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Holds Firm in October

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the October 2017 Monthly Confidence Inde

How to Setup Borehole Layout for Site Investigation of Different Foundations?

The Constructor

A borehole layout consists of several boreholes arranged in different plans as per requirement for site investigation of a construction project. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Foundation

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Canada Eyes Billions in Northern Road-Rail Corridors To Gain Resource Access

ENR Construction

Parliament committee and engineers seek to boost program for new rights-of-way in far north

Can 'living well' sell?

BD+C

Walk into just about any newly built or renovated multifamily complex these days and you’d think you’ve walked into a well-appointed hotel. Pools, spas, workout studios, coffee bars, lounges, study spaces, rooftop terraces, party rooms, chefs kitchens, blazing-fast WiFi—these amenities and more are becoming increasingly commonplace in the amenities “arms race” occurring in the multifamily sector

Analysis of the Current U.S. Center for Immigration Studies Data of the H-2B program

Green Industry Professionals

The H-2B visa is a guest worker program used by landscaping, hospitality and tourism to fill season or temporary jobs

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Volvo CE Sales Up 34 Percent in Q3

Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment announced strong market share gains in key segments, coupled with good cost control and growing demand in most markets, helped Volvo CE post an especially strong third quarter of 2017.

Family Moves to a Tiny Home

Jetson Green

Tiny homes are ideal for singles and couples, but once you bring a small child or two into the mix and things get complicated.

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Speedy Rise of Cowboys’ Mixed-Use Complex: Project of the Year and Sports/Entertainment Best Project

ENR Construction

The size and scope of this massive project—combined with a fast-paced schedule—required close coordination among all stakeholders

Loop NYC would reclaim 24 miles of park space from Manhattan’s street grid

BD+C

What was once a busy thoroughfare filled with exhaust fumes and the sounds of honking horns becomes a quiet strip of land, its oil-stained concrete reclaimed by nature and the angry honks of traffic relegated to the past.

Build Your Propane Team and Round the Bases at GIE+EXPO

Green Industry Professionals

Visit the Propane Education & Research Council in Booth 7094 to learn why propane is a major-league fuel

New York Construction Worker Safety Update

Construction Equipment

On Monday, New York Mayor de Blasio signed a new law that mandates NYC construction workers complete least 40 to 55 hours of training by March 1, 2018. The law is in response to the more than 18 percent increase in injuries on the city's construction sites in fiscal year 2017, from 526 to 622.

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Solar Powered Theatre in France is a Real Feat in Engineering

Jetson Green

The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban recently completed a very interesting and innovative theater building in Paris, France. Shigeru Ban is well known for pushing the envelope when it comes to architectural design, as well as for his humanitarian design work, and this theatre is no exception.