Mon.Sep 09, 2019

Returning lawmakers could move on several infrastructure bills, including $287B highway act

Construction Dive

As Congress begins its fall session today, it faces many issues of importance to the industry, such as road construction and replacing military project funds deferred for the wall

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Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars

Business Facilities

Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior. Read: Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars at BusinessFacilities.com.

Manhattan DA busts labor broker for workers' comp fraud

Construction Dive

There are several "easy questions about hiring that any legitimate employer will be able to answer" to avoid the fate of Salvador Almonte Jr., who allegedly cheated his workers out of $1 million in workers' comp insurance premiums, an attorney told Construction Dive

Curaçao: A “Cultural Hybrid” For Growth In The Caribbean

Business Facilities

Curaçao is ready to meet your business needs with multicultural talent and a bevy of economic free zones. Read: Curaçao: A “Cultural Hybrid” For Growth In The Caribbean at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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

Best Value LEAN Job Order Contract

Job Order Contracting

All Job Order Contracts (JOC) are not the same. While JOC is capable of delivering best value repair, renovation, maintenance, and new construction projects, few programs are deployed using fundamental LEAN JOC best management practices. Lean JOC.

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Free app calculates maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings

BD+C

A free app that calculates the maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occupancy classifications and types of construction has been released.

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41 Autonomous Komatsu Trucks Deployed at Iron Ore Mine

Construction Equipment

Komatsu has announced the deployment of 41 new model Komatsu 930E-5 haul trucks, made autonomous ready, at BHP’s new South Flank iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, commencing in October 2019. According to a press release, Komatsu has 250 AHS trucks deployed and 180 operating

2019 Industrial Sector Giants Report: Managing last mile delivery

BD+C

The demand created by the unstoppable growth of ecommerce continues to have a major impact on the industrial building sector’s design and construction of factories, warehouses, distribution centers, and fulfillment centers

[VIDEO] Hurricane Winds Cause Tower Crane Collapse

Construction Equipment

Hurricane Dorian’s winds caused a large tower crane in Nova Scotia, Canada, to crash into a building under construction. In the cell phone video, the crane can be seen crumbling under its own weight and onto a structure below. According to the New York Post, Dorian moved into the region on

Where Did All The Landscaping Jobs Go?

Green Industry Professionals

Labor shortage is not uncommon for the landscaping industry and it can have ramifications on the overall U.S. economy

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Construction Spending Up 0.1 Percent in July

Construction Equipment

Construction spending rose less than 0.1 percent in July from June, but decreased from year-ago levels due to a weak single-family homebuilding market and declines in some private nonresidential segments, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Construction

Phoenix Freeway Melds Adroit Design, P3 Contract

ENR Construction

The largest highway project in Arizona history uses diverging diamond interchanges and the first Arizona use of Utah bulb tee girders

Daimler and Torc Robotics Deploy Automated Trucks on Public Roads

Construction Equipment

Daimler Trucks and Torc Robotics are developing and testing automated trucks with SAE Level 4 intent technology on public roads. According to a press release, the deployment on public roads takes place after months of testing and safety validation on a closed track. The initial routes are on

BOEM Delays Vineyard Wind Until 2020

ENR Construction

The delay to assess the cumulative impacts of several adjacent wind farms would mean developers could lose out on an important tax credit

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Do You Really Understand Your Balance Sheet and Income Statement?

Green Industry Professionals

Two important financial reports for landscape contractors and 10 critical equations to help maintain a healthy landscaping company

Sound Transit Breaks Ground on Extension to Snohomish County

ENR Construction

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Where Did All The Landscaping Jobs Go?

Green Industry Professionals

Labor shortage is not uncommon for the landscaping industry and it can have ramifications on the overall U.S. economy

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Interior Dept. Delays Vineyard Wind Construction Until 2020

ENR Construction

Order to now assess cumulative impacts of adjacent planned offshore wind farms could put 800-MW Mass. project's key tax credit at risk

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Labor Woes Persist As Specialty Firms Strive To Meet Demand

ENR Construction

Industry associations and construction companies are investing in apprenticeship programs while continuing to deliver innovative projects

Innovation Propels Corbins Electric

ENR Construction

Arizona company leverages innovative workflows and training by using the internet of things and providing BIM services

ENR's Southwest City Scoop: Reno-Sparks

ENR Construction

Total construction spending expected to increase by slightly more than 9% in 2020

Southwest People: Construction business updates for September 2019

ENR Construction

Hirings, promotions from the architecture, construction and engineering industry in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico

Southwest Pulse: Construction Projects for September 2019

ENR Construction

Projects of note and bidding possibilities in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico

ENR Southeast Announces Finalists for 'Project of the Year' Award

ENR Construction

Judges have determined the top three candidates for ENR Southeast's top award in our annual Best Projects contest

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