Top 10 construction technology trends for 2019

Geniebelt

As the end of the year approaches and we look ahead to 2019 there’s no reason we shouldn’t expect more of the same to occur. Future of Construction 2019 BIM Construction technology construction technology trends construction trendsWith each year comes changes to the construction industry as we know it. When we look back throughout this industry’s history we notice some great advancements have taken place.

AHR 2019 Education Program Announced

Constructor Magazine

Show is the industry’s best opportunity to take advantage of free seminars, professional certifications and continuing education courses under one roof

SOFiSTiK Reinforcement Detailing 2019 is now available

BIM & Beam

Last month SOFiSTiK Reinforcement Detailing 2019 became available: [link]. With the latest SOFiSTiK Reinforcement Detailing 2019, you‘ll experience increased productivity and performance, thanks to these new features: All Shapes tool to place all shape details together in a drawing view.

AIA predicts nonresidential spending growth through 2019

Construction Dive

in 2018, but that institutional will take the lead in 2019 The Consensus Construction Forecast Panel said spending in the commercial/industrial sector will outpace institutional outlays by 2.2%

What's New in Revit 2019

Revit OpEd

I have no idea what is in Revit 2019, or rather until I read THIS POST. I hope you, dear reader, enjoy the new features in Revit 2019. New Features New Release Revit 2019 UpdatesIt's a teaser blog title. I'm looking forward to exploring the new features myself once I actually have time to download it. As for not knowing what was coming like in the past.

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Dodge: 2019 construction starts to hold steady at $808B

Construction Dive

Activity appears to be "rounding the peak" at its current level, helped by overall economic momentum but threatened by rising inflation, Dodge Data & Analytics Chief Economist Robert Murray said at a conference yesterday

Chevrolet Previews 2019 Silverado

Construction Equipment

The 2019 Silverado 1500 is all new from the ground up, the company says, and delivers improved capability and performance. For example, a higher-grade alloy is used in the roll-formed, high-strength-steel bed floor, contributing to a bed that is more functional and lighter weight.

Calm before the storm? What the construction industry can expect in 2019

Construction Dive

Recession may hold off another year, economists say, but contractors should still keep an eye on risks and strategize around labor to prepare for the worst

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2019 Budget Numbers in a Nutshell

Construction Equipment

The White House unveiled its budget proposal outline for fiscal 2019 which stayed close to the leaked proposals that have made the media in the last few weeks.

Peterbilt Announces 2019 Engine Updates

Construction Equipment

Peterbilt Motors will now offer its MX-13 with two new ratings for the 2019 PACCAR Engines, including a multi-torque 455-horsepower engine with a torque rating of 1,650-1,850 lb.-ft. and a 405-horsepower version with 1,650 lb.-ft. of torque. When packaged with the PACCAR Transmission and the PACCAR

AHR Expo Announces 2019 Innovation Award Winners

Constructor Magazine

Innovation Awards recognize the industry’s most inventive products, systems and technologies

Pattullo Bridge in BC Set To Start Construction in 2019

ENR Construction

British Columbian politicians discuss union contracts for the planned $1.4-billion Pattullo Bridge replacement project set to begin construction in summer 2019

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Office construction could start slowing in 2019, report says

Construction Dive

The brisk pace of office construction has put some metros like Nashville in danger of overbuilding, according to Cushman & Wakefield

A Tuff Lockbox for 2019 GMC Sierras and Chevy Silverados

Green Industry Professionals

Tuffy Security designed its Model 352 rear under-seat lockbox to fit 2019 GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado pickups

DeFazio Aims for $500B-Plus Infrastructure Plan in 2019

ENR Construction

Oregon Democrat, likely House transportation committee chair in next Congress, wants to move bill quickly

Sports venue construction spending expected to jump in 2019

Construction Dive

The upward trend in spending should follow a temporary drop in sports venue outlays this year

Construction Will Hold Steady in 2019, Says Dodge

ENR Construction

While housing and commercial construction starts are expected to fall next year, institutional and public works construction will grow, putting overall construction at the same level as 2018

DeFazio Aims for $500B-Plus Infrastructure Plan in 2019

ENR Construction

Oregon Democrat, likely House transportation committee chair in next Congress, wants to move bill quickly

Call for speakers: Accelerate AEC! innovation conference, May 2019

BD+C

The editors of Building Design+Construction invite you to submit a topic for one of the 20 coveted speaker slots at the 2019 Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference, May 2019, in New York.

Case Updates N Series Backhoe Loaders for 2019

Construction Equipment

Updates for 2019 N Series backhoe loaders include a PowerBoost button on the joystick that enables a boost of increased hydraulic power without decreasing engine rpm. The loader joystick has three new switches: a declutch trigger; a switch with detent that can be locked in the forward position for

Resizable Dialogs in Revit 2019 - Not Noteblock Schedules

Revit OpEd

When you were making more dialog boxes re-sizable you missed one! It's really hard to be sure I'm selecting the correct family with this dialog. If not outright re-sizable, maybe put the Name field at the top and stretch out the list box underneath and make it at least as wide as the dialog?

Office, industrial construction to rise in 2018 and 2019

Construction Dive

According to the American Institute of Architects, nonresidential activity is expected to grow 4% both this and next year

Construction Industry’s 2019 Economic Forecast Debuts at Dodge Data & Analytics 80th Annual Outlook Executive Conference

Construction Superintendent Magazine

To register, visit 2019 Dodge Outlook. The 2019 Dodge Construction Outlook Executive Conference. The post Construction Industry’s 2019 Economic Forecast Debuts at Dodge Data & Analytics 80th Annual Outlook Executive Conference appeared first on Construction Superintendent. NEW YORK, N.Y. Dodge Data & Analytics will hold its 80th annual Dodge Construction Outlook Executive Conference Oct. 24-25 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Long-delayed N.J. mega-mall to open in spring 2019

Construction Dive

The several-billion-dollar project, taken over by the Mall of America developer, will include 3 million square feet of indoor parks, entertainment and retail

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Tallest tower in Miami to begin construction in January 2019

BD+C

One Bayfront Plaza, a mixed-use development overlooking Biscayne Bay and comprising over 3 million sf, has been given the tentative date of January 2019 for construction to begin

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Despite Headwinds, Execs See Market Up Through 2019

ENR Construction

The construction market has entered its tenth year of growth, and it seems the near-term outlook continues to be positive

Market Growth Is Expected to Continue Through 2019

ENR Construction

While firm revenue is steadily rising, many warn that the bottom line may be under pressure

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2019 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Confirmed

Construction Equipment

The Toledo, Ohio, factory would produce the 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Sunday at the Detroit Auto Show it will invest $1 billion to refit two production plants in Ohio and Michigan to build three new vehicles, including a new Jeep pickup truck. The company says 2,000 new manufacturing jobs will be created. FCA said the plant in Warren, Michigan, near Detroit, would produce the Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUVs.

2019 Ram 1500 Pickups to Get ‘eTorque’ Mild Hybrid System

Construction Equipment

An “eTorque” mild hybrid system using a 48-volt electric motor with a Pentastar V-6 engine will be standard on Ram’s improved 1500 pickup truck series for 2019. The new system will also be available with V-8-powered 1500-series pickups

London's Crossrail Opening Delayed Until Fall of 2019

ENR Construction

Ten-year program will now miss schedule and budget targets

Manhattan to churn out record office supply through 2019

Construction Dive

More than 22 million square feet of new Manhattan office space is expected to come online in the next five years

Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant to Close Doors in 2019

ENR Construction

Without help from the state or federal governments, the money-losing Three Mile Island will join a growing list of nuclear plants slatted for closure since 2013

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Nufarm Edge Rewards Program Expands 2019 Buying Options

Green Industry Professionals

Nufarm end-users can receive incentives on 45 eligible fungicides, insecticides, herbicides and plant growth regulators

Nufarm Edge Rewards Program Expands 2019 Buying Options

Green Industry Professionals

Nufarm end-users can receive incentives on 45 eligible fungicides, insecticides, herbicides and plant growth regulators

Future Greenbuild dates announced through 2019

Constructor Magazine

Dates were announced today for future Greenbuild International Conference & Expo events by Informa Exhibitions and the U.S. Green Building Council. read more. Green

Demand For Mobile Cranes to Escalate Into 2019

Construction Equipment

The mobile crane market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.92 percent over the period 2015-2019, according to a report by Sandler Research.

Global Market For Smart Cities To Reach $1,265.85 Billion By 2019

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

According to the report “ Smart Cities Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019 ,” the global smart cities market is expected to reach a value of $1,265.85 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 14.0%

State Route 99 Tunnel Official Opening Timetable Set for Early 2019

ENR Construction

The long road to opening the State Route 99 tunnel under downtown Seattle finally has an official end in sight

Plumbing Manufacturers International Elects Nate Kogler President

Constructor Magazine

Also announces 2019 Board of Directors at PMI’s 44th annual meeting of the membership

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Update: EPA Says It Won’t Enforce Glider Emissions Regs Through 2019

Construction Equipment

The New York Times reports the EPA will not hold glider kit manufacturers to the previously passed restriction of building only 300 kits per year. According to the EPA, about 10,000 glider kits are sold in the U.S. each year