Mon.Jun 10, 2019

Cybersecurity: Catching Up With The Bad Guys

Business Facilities

Millions of skilled cybersecurity professionals are needed on the front lines of the global battle with cybercriminals who are causing trillions of dollars worth of damage annually. Read: Cybersecurity: Catching Up With The Bad Guys at BusinessFacilities.com.

Dallas crane collapse kills one, injures several others

Construction Dive

The crane, owned and operated by Bigge Crane and Rigging, was toppled by wind gusts of up to 70 mph, according to NBC 5 DFW

Dallas 102

Trending Sources

Construction Analytics wins 2019 Best Construction Blog competition

Construction Marketing Ideas

Sometimes patience and quality count more for success than razzle dazzle and pushy marketing. These observations seem appropriate for the 2019 Best Construction Blog winner, Ed Zarenski’s Construction Analytics.

IDEA 64

Massachusetts AGC holds statewide opioid stand-down

Construction Dive

The association stopped work at around 50 jobsites to bring awareness to statistics that the state's construction workers are six times more likely than those in other industries to overdose on opioids

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

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

Allfirst Launches High School Apprenticeship Program

Contractor Magazine

All students completed the program and received employment offers from sponsoring companies

More Trending

Some simple advice about answering your phone

Construction Marketing Ideas

The phone has evolved in use in the last decade, in part because its evolution into an all-purpose multimedia live tool.

IDEA 60

Trump signs $19B disaster aid bill, including billions for infrastructure, resiliency

Construction Dive

A portion of the new package will go toward rebuilding military facilities damaged in the last three years

Mack Delivers First 5 Trucks for Military Testing

Construction Equipment

Mack Defense has delivered the first five of a new group of heavy dump trucks to the U.S. Army for acceptance testing, and more than 1,200 could follow if planned funding materializes, officials said during a turnover ceremony last Friday at Mack Trucks’ customer center in Allentown, Pa.

Mortenson joins forces with robotics technology producer

BD+C

The industry’s drive toward jobsite automation continues apace, with leading contractors test robots and GPS systems to supplement their equipment for greater jobsite efficiency at a time when these companies struggle with labor shortages.

[VIDEO] 1 Killed, 6 Injured in Dallas Crane Collapse

Construction Equipment

One person was killed whena crane collapsed onto a downtown Dallas apartment building on Sunday afternoon as severe storms hit the area. Six people were also taken to local hospitals, with two people in critical condition, two seriously injured, and one with a minor injury. CBS reported that Jason

Thornton Tomasetti invests in 3D printing firm

BD+C

Thornton Tomasetti’s innovation investment arm, TTWiiN Investment Partners, has recently invested in XtreeE, a Paris-based technology company focusing on large-scale 3D printing solutions for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry

Common Defects In Plastering

Construction Cost Estimating

Several types of defects are found in plastering work which range from blistering, cracks, efflorescence, flaking, peeling, popping, softness and uneven surfaces. When these defects are visible, they should be repaired instantly. Types of Defects in Plastering :- 1.

Maine 52

Intl. Code Council releases Natural Disaster Preparedness Guide

BD+C

The International Code Council released a Natural Disaster Preparedness Guide to help communities plan ahead for hurricane season, which began on June 1.

News 70

Trump Signs Disaster Relief Bill, Gives Billions to Infrastructure

Construction Equipment

President Trump has signed a package containing $19.1 billion in disaster-relief funds. According to ENR, more than half will go toward infrastructure and related work to help storm-battered regions of the U.S. rebuild from hurricanes, floods, and other disasters. The legislation, signed on June 6

Technology showcase: PTC's new digs combine lively workspaces with exhibits for its products and platforms

BD+C

For its new headquarters, PTC, a market leader in Internet of Things and augmented reality systems, took an 18½-year lease on the top nine floors of the 17-story, 400,000-sf 121 Seaport building in Boston. The company’s goal for the elaborate fitout of that 250,000-sf space was to “make its headquarters a global model for excellence in the use of workplace technology

Prince Rupert Port Looks to Expansion to Become Second-Largest Canadian Port

ENR Construction

58

$3B solar-powered data center will be built with modular containers

Construction Dive

A 717-acre solar field will power the northwest Arizona data center comprised of a network of modified cargo containers — which developer Pegasus Holdings has said will be the world's largest such facility

JLG Architects Chosen ENR Mountain States 2019 Design Firm of the Year for Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas

ENR Construction

North Dakota design firm retains its regional strengths as it refocuses strategy for growth

Thronton Tomasetti invests in 3D printing firm

BD+C

Thornton Tomasetti’s innovation investment arm, TTWiiN Investment Partners, has recently invested in XtreeE, a Paris-based technology company focusing on large-scale 3D printing solutions for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry

Architectural Nexus Selected as 2019 Intermountain Design Firm of the Year

ENR Construction

Salt Lake City-based design firm renews its focus on regenerative projects that offer biggest benefits to people and the environment

ServiceTitan Announces iManifold Integration

Contractor Magazine

Home service business management software partners with digital manifold technology provider

Husqvarna LP 9505 Trench Compactor

Construction Equipment

Husqvarna LP 9505 trench compactor is a 24.3-horsepower unit with an operating weight of 3,693 pounds. Drum width is 33.5 inches, and the diameter is 20.6 inches. Pad height in 1 inch. It provides 16.186 lb.-ft. of centrifugal force (high) at an amplitude of 0.04 inches. The compactor has radio

52

Walker M52 mulch deck

Green Industry Professionals

Designed for Models D, T, and B23i and features two serrated wing-style blades with recirculating hub for consistent cutting performance

Heavy Duty Tires for Heavy Duty Work

Construction Equipment

When the job calls for heavy duty, you need Intelligent Products, Integrated Technology and Best In Class Service you can rely on. Bridgestone Off the Road Total Value Solutions are the answer

Roads 52

Restoration of Southern Hills golf course complete for summer play

Green Industry Professionals

Players will now experience the best of the past and the present on a course that stands firm on the world stage as a site for major championships

Site 52

Mountain States Industry News for June 2019

ENR Construction

Industry news from across the Mountain States region

News 51

Why You Need A Good Cost Estimator

Chianelli Estimating

Cost Estimating has been a part of the construction industry since any structure was ever built. What better way is there to figure out how much a project will cost, present clear expectations to clients, and keep the project cost managed throughout the job? You wouldn’t buy a car without knowing the overall price, what your options are, and how much the monthly payments will be, would you?

Complex Four-Part Stormwater Project Stirs Controversy in Denver

ENR Construction

The project’s multiple components aim to solve ‘a legacy problem’ for stormwater detention on the city’s north side

Mountain States City Scoop: Construction Starts in Boise

ENR Construction

Dodge presents data on projected 2019 construction starts in the greater Boise area

Mountain States People: Construction business updates for June 2019

ENR Construction

Updates about construction professionals in the Mountain States region

Mountain States Snapshot: Block 162

ENR Construction

Photographs chosen by our editors from the Mountain States

36

Mountain States On the Scene: June 2019

ENR Construction

Reports from key industry events across the Mountain States region

Mountain States City Scoop: Construction Starts in Denver

ENR Construction

Dodge presents data on projected 2019 construction starts in the greater Boise area