Tue.May 14, 2024

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$3.6B Brent Spence Bridge clears environmental review

Construction Dive

The megaproject between Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky aims to address a key congested freight link and fortify the supply chain.

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Feds Issue Final Rules to Boost Transmission Project Development

ENR Construction

Long-anticipated Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rules require power providers to conduct 20-year-ahead plans for long-term transmission needs and give agency backstop siting authority for projects that cross multiple states.

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Loyola University mixed-use building cuts HVAC costs and emissions 10% with AI-driven algorithm

Construction Dive

BrainBox AI and WattTime's technology also cut carbon emissions by 15% during periods of renewable energy curtailment, a case study showed.

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Logboat Brewery Turns to Integrated Facility Services for an Automation Upgrade

Contractor Magazine

When the time came to expand the brewery, Head Brewer Josh Rein decided to reach out to the controls and systems experts at IFS.

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Forecasting With Confidence: How Contractors Can Solve Four Common Challenges

At the highest level, contractors understand the importance of accurately predicting and preparing for variances in costs or schedules when delivering a construction project. In fact, leaders know it is essential to the profitability, cash flow and potential viability of projects. For that reason, forward-thinking decision-makers who know that forecasting is a complex process, also realize that this is not feasible by using out-of-date systems.

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Contractors, owners wait out high interest rates

Construction Dive

As long as the Fed doesn't raise already elevated rates, a steady environment could jump-start stalled projects.

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Balfour Beatty names leads for Carolinas, California divisions

Construction Dive

Jeff Sandeen took the reins in Charlotte this month, while Emily Kay will run the firm’s Golden State shop beginning in January 2025.

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2024 Construction Employment Changes by State

Construction Superintendent Magazine

In March, the U.S. construction industry added a whopping 39,000 jobs, roughly double the average pace over the past few years and defying expectations of an already stretched-thin labor force. However, the construction industry remains highly localized and the where is extremely important when it comes to getting any project over the finish line. The distribution of gains by state reveals much about the industry’s needs and direction.

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Take AD Systems’ Sliding & Swinging Doors for a Spin!

BD+C

Take AD Systems’ Sliding & Swinging Doors for a Spin! 1 kcichowicz Tue, 05/14/2024 - 11:27 Check out this new way of looking at AD Systems’ high-performance door systems. Explore the innovative, interactive 3D visualizer to see how AD Systems’ solutions can be used in real-world settings. To start, this tool showcases their doors in applications for health care applications.

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Agriculture Dept. Awards $671M for Rural Energy, Water Projects

ENR Construction

USDA provides loans and grants for electricity, drinking water, wastewater projects in rural areas.

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Leading the Way in Construction EHS Software

The Verdantix Green Quadrant: EHS Software 2023 is an independent third-party analysis of 23 EHS software vendors (including Intelex) that provides an in-depth look at the technical capabilities, application breadth, innovation focus, and momentum of key environmental, health, and safety management software market players. The guide is essential reading for EHS software benchmarking, especially for understanding unique vendor strengths and capabilities.

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TikTok Recruiting Videos… Are You Missing Out?

GoHire - Construction

In our latest interview, we sat down with Jessica Miller-Merrell, also known as Jess, a leading voice in HR and talent acquisition and the Founder of Workology. Jess shared insights from her extensive experience and discussed the growing importance of TikTok recruiting videos. Jess runs the popular HR blog, Workology, which she started in 2007. Her blog reaches about a million people monthly.

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Feds Issue Final Rules to Boost Transmission Project Expansion

ENR Construction

Long-anticipated FERC rules require power providers to conduct 20-year-ahead plans for long-term transmission needs and give agency backstop siting authority for projects that cross grid boundaries.

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A Simplified Path to Implementing Digital Design Delivery, Step by Step

ENR Construction

Embracing digital transformation is a strategic move that can redefine the way organizations operate and deliver value.