Viewpoint Powers Construction Industry Growth

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With more than 8,200 members and 100 regional events, the CFMA is a beacon of industry knowledge. Achieving Industry — and Customer — Success. Viewpoint is a Principal Partner of the CFMA and many CFMA members are also Viewpoint clients.

Test Your Construction Industry Knowledge!

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Do you know just how large the construction industry is or what it’s projected to be in the near future? Q2: Between 2016 and 2025, open positions in the construction industry will increase by…? That’s exciting news for the industry’s future.

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Hoosiers Are Poised For Hardwoods Industry Growth

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Read: Hoosiers Are Poised For Hardwoods Industry Growth at BusinessFacilities.com. The state has unveiled its new Indiana Hardwood strategy, aimed at attracting new hardwood processing facilities to the Hoosier State and expanding existing mills.

The Construction Industry’s Recovery

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Despite many positives in the construction industry right now such as the high demand for skilled labor and that most construction firms are willing to prove higher wages for skilled workers, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction’s direction. Housing Industry.

Analysts: Infrastructure, modularization, resiliency top industry drivers

Construction Dive

While a recession is likely on the horizon, several segments of the construction industry will experience massive growth in the next few years, say experts from McKinsey and Dodge

Build Toward Construction Industry Success in 2019

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The post Build Toward Construction Industry Success in 2019 appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor. Best Practices Featured North America construction industry best practices construction productivity construction softwareWelcome to 2019. It’s a new year. It can be new you.

Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia

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Read: Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com. The company will create 50 jobs at its new packaging and shipping materials manufacturing operation in Botetourt County.

State of the Construction Industry: April Roundup

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With baby boomers retiring in droves and younger workers wary of an industry they view as boring, dangerous and vulnerable after years of double-digit unemployment rates, any way to quell those perceptions is welcome. Want more takes on the news and issues permeating the construction industry?

Andronaco Industries Relocating New Subsidiary To Michigan

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Read: Andronaco Industries Relocating New Subsidiary To Michigan at BusinessFacilities.com. The expansion of Conley Composites to Kentwood, MI will result in the creation of 64 new jobs and a capital investment of $3.3 million.

State of the Construction Industry: March Roundup

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Some key opportunities could be shelved, a recession could be looming and the skilled labor shortage continues to have real impacts on the construction industry. Want more takes on the news and issues permeating the construction industry?

State of the Construction Industry: November Roundup

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The post State of the Construction Industry: November Roundup appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor. A review of some of the top construction headlines and a look forward to 2019.

State of the Construction Industry: January Roundup

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A number of high-profile infrastructure projects could give the construction industry a boost in 2019. Though multiple economic outlooks and construction industry reports show new project growth rates slowing slightly in 2019, the outlook is still strong for the next few years.

State of the Construction Industry: February Roundup

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Worker safety, adapting to change and technology and innovation driving the future of the construction industry were some of the themes we saw highlighted in industry news throughout February. Reducing safety incidents is a top priority in the construction industry.

Season 2 — Episode 2: Construction Economics and the State of the Industry

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A Viewpoint on Construction, Modern Takes on a Transforming Industry. Season 2 — Episode 2: Construction Economics and the State of the Industry. Other listening options for this podcast: A Viewpoint on Construction, Modern Takes on a Transforming Industry.

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New Industrial Cleaning Method

Constructonomics

For many years sandblasting has been used in a variety of industries for its ability to clean, smooth, and remove surface finished quickly and efficiently. Dry Ice Blasting is an industrial cleaning process in which particles of solid carbon dioxide are propelled at high velocities at a surface to clean and remove contaminants in the same way as sandblasting. Additionally, dry ice is obtained as a byproduct of other industrial processes.

Eco Friendly Industrial Advancements

Constructonomics

The industrial manufacturing industry has long embraced powder coating as the preferred method of applying paint to finished metal surfaces. Industrial Convection Oven (Curing).

Common Construction Industry Myths – Debunked

Constructonomics

The construction industry has been the subject of jokes, myths and rumours for decades and, while some jokes are funny, the misconceptions have actually harmed the industry. Getting the wrong idea about the construction industry has led to lots of talented, creative people – of all stripes – choosing to work in other sectors, leaving construction short of good workers.

State of the Construction Industry: May 2019 Roundup

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The report also notes that construction labor and worker safety remain top industry challenges to overcome. The Takeaway: The role that big data, data analytics and business intelligence will play in the construction industry’s future is unmistakably huge.

State of the Construction Industry: August Roundup

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Even if you’re busy, we recommend taking a look at this month’s top headlines in construction news, especially since some pertain to seasonal safety and the industry’s labor market. Construction Jobless Rate Hits 18-Year Low, Industry Adds 19,000 Jobs.

The European Construction Industry Manifesto for digitalisation: An insight into a smarter and cost-efficient sector

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A few months ago the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) in collaboration with other leading European construction associations published the European Construction Industry Manifesto for digitalisation. The manifesto focuses on the numerous actions that EU could take in order to facilitate the digital transformation of the construction industry. Future of Construction construction industry construction industry manifesto european construction european union

State of the Construction Industry: October Roundup

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analyzed artificial intelligence adoption in a dozen industries and concluded construction will not be a top spender in this arena yet. If this Watson case study can prove the value of this type of analysis, our industry might start paying attention. Happy almost Halloween!

Colorado’s Advanced Industries Are Booming

Business Facilities

The Rocky Mountain State is supporting advanced industries through phases of growth with four types of grants and two global business programs. Read: Colorado’s Advanced Industries Are Booming at BusinessFacilities.com.

Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit

Business Facilities

Commercial aircraft production and military defense spending will directly affect the growth trajectory of the aerospace and defense industry in 2019. Read: Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit at BusinessFacilities.com.

4 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions for 2019

Commercial Construction

Here are our predictions of the four commercial construction industry trends we expect will shape our work in different sectors – and the construction landscape overall – in the year ahead: Senior Housing Communities Woo Workers with Facility Updates. In leaner years for the construction industry, particularly during the recession, subcontractors were hungry for work and were happy to take those night-shift projects.

Wells Fargo: Nonresidential construction industry growth continues

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The financial services firm joins most other industry observers in predicting a strong 2019 followed by potential uncertainty

The Greatest Challenge Facing the Construction Industry

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Overall growth in the construction industry indicates now is the time for contractors to take advantage of an improving economy to expand their business. Yet that’s exactly what contractors across the country are faced with as the industry prepares to hire again.

2015 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions

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It’s always good to see this much dirt moving in the commercial construction industry and this activity should gain velocity in 2015.

Viewpoint Digitizes the Construction Industry

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The digitization of the construction industry is inevitable, and Viewpoint is at the forefront of construction software innovation. At Viewpoint we strive to help customers streamline operations, decrease risk, increase profits and transform their businesses.

State of the Construction Industry: September Roundup

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We know many of you have had a busy summer, so it’s a good time to take a breath and see what’s been going on in our industry (like rising material costs), as well as what’s on the horizon (like more green building ). Fall has arrived, and with it another monthly construction news roundup.

Software Trends in the Construction Industry

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Though the construction industry has significantly ramped up its adoption of new technologies in recent years, there are still some growing pains and learning curves when it comes to pulling the trigger on software.

The epic rise of industrialized construction

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The construction industry is facing colliding forces that render our current trajectory wasteful, inefficient, and unsustainable. These include a widespread skilled labor shortage and industry productivity rates that continually fail to improve.

Construction industry unemployment at record low

Construction Dive

The case for an economic downturn over the next 18 months is fading fast, said an ABC economist, citing 103 months of continuous job creation

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4 Construction Industry Trends in 2019

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Robots in Construction According to an article in Tech Native, much of the construction process will be automated by 2050. Drones could be capturing site data so that 3D models can be sent to robots and unmanned machines. Robots may also specialize in hard-to-reach or unsafe places that are too

State of the Work Truck Industry 2019

Contractor Magazine

In this educational session from the Work Truck Show, industry experts discussed the current pros and cons of the industry

State of the Construction Industry: July Roundup

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But when you get a free minute, it’s worth taking a look at what’s going on in our industry. Finding new business in the construction industry doesn’t work the same way it used to. It’s summertime, and we know that means most contractors are busy.

2014 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions

Commercial Construction

We are coming into the final stretch of 2013, a year that has been rather good for the commercial construction industry. This year, I thought I’d take a look at our lengthy, active bid sheet in making 2014 commercial construction industry trends and predictions in the coming year.

2019 construction industry trade show and conference guide

Construction Dive

Here are the leading industry events professionals should consider attending to help elevate their businesses and careers

Industrial Automation Firm Relocating Operations To Indiana

Business Facilities

The industrial automation and information company will move operations from Illinois and Tennessee, creating 231 jobs in Boone County, IN. Read: Industrial Automation Firm Relocating Operations To Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Industry experts talk AI: Colin Smith on why construction should care about AI

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Today we are back with the third part of our interview series ‘Industry experts talk AI’. Future of Construction AI experts Artificial Intelligence industry experts industry experts talk AISome weeks ago we talked with Benjamin Dyer, CEO and co-founder of Powered Now, about the crucial role of Artificial Intelligence on the new age of construction. We have a quick chat on the reasons why construction should care about.

The Built Industry's Backwards Bicycle

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Tanner Clark , the Director of BIM/VDC Construction Services for Stuart Olson out of Canada recently asked me, "Why is the uptake of BIM and IPD so slow in the Built Industry?" Riding a Backwards Bicycles is dangerous and the industry crashes it a lot.