Software Trends in the Construction Industry

John Chaney

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 Greatest Challenge Facing the Construction Industry

John Chaney

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.

The Construction Industry’s Recovery

Construction Marketing Blog

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.

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.

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The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry

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).

The four pillars of collaboration in the construction industry

Geniebelt

That’s the challenge this industry is facing.’ Construction Industry collaboration collaboration in construction construction industry construction partnership ulrik branner‘We need to change the way we collaborate and communicate in construction.

Commercial/Industrial [Small] Award Winner

SAB Magazine

Building Case Studies 2018 Canadian Green Building Awards BC Canadian Green Building Awards Commercial/Industrial [Small] Award Winner SABMag SABMagazine.com Sustainable Architecture and Building Magazine UBC CAMPUS ENERGY CENTRE - Vancouver

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.

Mohawk Industries Expanding Virginia Manufacturing Operation

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Mohawk Industries Expanding Virginia Manufacturing Operation at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Taxes & Incentives Virginia Workforce Development Carpet corporate expansion Industrial Advancement Alliance Mohawk Industries Site Selection Tobacco Region Opportunity Funds Virginia Economic Development Partnership Virginia Jobs Investment Program

German construction 2018: What’s next for the industry?

Geniebelt

Construction Industry construction boom construction industry german construction GermanyGermany is the financial powerhouse of Europe and construction is probably its most significant driver of growth.

Construction technology startups set to transform the industry

Geniebelt

It is no coincidence that construction technology startups and venture capitalists are lately investing heavily in the industry. Construction Industry Construction technology construction technology startups contech startups

2015 Commercial Construction Industry Highs and Lows

Commercial Construction

Writing our annual “Highs and Lows” commercial construction blog post was a bit more difficult this year because, on the whole, 2015 was pretty great for Englewood Construction and many others in the construction industry.

2015 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions

Commercial Construction

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

The benefits of real-time collaboration in the construction industry

Geniebelt

The importance of collaboration for more effective projects is increasingly recognized across the construction industry, demonstrated by the extensive research that was conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics.

Are Industrial Robots Good For The Construction Industry?

Geniebelt

Robotics are steadily transforming the construction industry with self driving vehicles, drones and automated technology. Guest Posts construction jobs guest post industrial robots technological unemployment

The Built Industry's Backwards Bicycle

Collaborative Construction

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.

PPE for Industrial Safety

The Safety Blog

PPE for Industrial Safety . Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of PPE for industrial safety. Foot and leg protection: Metatarsal guards, toe guards, foot and shin guards, steel-toed boots, industrial safety shoes/boots, and leggings.

BYOD and the Construction Industry

John Chaney

Not too long ago, our marketing director lost his iPad after leaving it in a rental car while traveling. For many, this would be a near catastrophic event, given the amount of personal (and often business) data that is often kept on any mobile device.

Report: US construction industry has a bright future

Construction Dive

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation predicted industry growth of 5% from 2017 to 2018

Construction Industry Tackles the Opioid Crisis

ENR Construction

In addition to screening and accident prevention, some contractors are helping with rehab to confront one of the industry’s most dire issues

June 2018 Construction Industry Stats

Construction Business Owner

Each month, the Construction Business Owner team compiles statistics from several different sources, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the United States Census Bureau, to give you a better understanding of the current state of affairs for the construction industry.

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.

McKinsey: When it comes to AI adoption, construction should look to other industries for lessons

BD+C

These are not words anyone would associate with the construction industry. And when it comes to the nascent technology of artificial intelligence, the construction industry is right near the bottom for both current and future AI adoption Tip of the spear. Cutting edge. Vanguard.

How technology is disrupting the construction industry

Construction Dive

As one of the least digitized industries, construction companies see the potential for the adoption of new and innovative technologies

Saran Industries Growing in Howard County, IN

Business Facilities Blog

Saran Industries LLC, an industrial finishing manufacturer, will locate new manufacturing operations in Kokomo, IN, creating up to 60 new jobs by 2019. Saran Industries Growing in Howard County, IN appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Can New Construction Keep Up With Industrial Real Estate Demand?

Business Facilities Blog

Industrial real estate is facing a squeeze with record-high rents and historic vacancy lows, according to new research from JL. Read: Can New Construction Keep Up With Industrial Real Estate Demand? Corporate Real Estate Featured Logistics & Distribution Surveys & Research Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Distribution Expansion industrial construction industrial market Industrial Outlook 2017 industrial space JLL Real Estate Site Selection Warehouse

Cloud Computing and the Construction Industry

John Chaney

A while ago, I read an article called 3 Reasons Your Company Still Hasn’t Moved to the Cloud. As a provider of cloud-based construction software , I’ve heard many reasons why companies don’t want to move to the cloud, most of which can be put into two categories: real and perceived problems.

Industry could be overspending $177B per year, study finds

Construction Dive

Lack of effective communication and low adoption of available tech tools have managers wasting up to 14 hours weekly finding documents, doing revisions and resolving conflicts, according to a PlanGrid/FMI Corp. report

Unique Parts of the European Construction Industry

Constructonomics

Unique Examples of the European Construction Industry . What makes these projects stand out is not only their innovative design but also the involvement of some lesser known companies within the European construction industry.

August 2018 Construction Industry Stats

Construction Business Owner

The Construction Business Owner team compiles statistics each month from several sources, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the United States Census Bureau, to give you a better understanding of the current state of affairs for the construction industry.

Astec Industries Acquires RexCon

Construction Equipment

Astec Industries, Inc. announced this week the acquisition of substantially all of the assets and liabilities of RexCon LLC, one of the leading full-line concrete batch plant manufacturers in the U.S.

Why Are Weather Delays Such a Big Issue in the Construction Industry?

Construction Marketing Blog

The post Why Are Weather Delays Such a Big Issue in the Construction Industry? This year has seen some of the most brutal natural disasters in recent history.

Mohawk Industries Announces $10M Virginia Expansion

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Mohawk Industries Announces $10M Virginia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Taxes & Incentives Virginia Business Incentives Employment Expansion Flooring Mohawk Industries Rockbridge County Site Selection Virginia Economic Development PartnershipThe flooring products manufacturer is expanding its Glasgow, VA manufacturing operation, creating 15 new jobs with help from the commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund.

Hidden Opportunities Merge from Construction Industry Challenges

Construction Superintendent Magazine

A closer look at the construction industry’s biggest challenges reveals some unexpected opportunities amidst the adversity. The post Hidden Opportunities Merge from Construction Industry Challenges appeared first on Construction Superintendent. CHICAGO, Ill.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Moving Onward And Upward

Business Facilities Blog

Industry Focus: Aerospace Moving Onward And Upward appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

July 2018 Construction Industry Stats

Construction Business Owner

Each month, the Construction Business Owner team compiles statistics from several different sources, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the United States Census Bureau, to give you a better understanding of the current state of affairs for the construction industry.

Locations For The Food Processing Industry: The Food Puzzle

Business Facilities Blog

M idway through 2017 the Food Processing industry already has seen a number of expansions and relocations along with new facility construction. The company will create 140 full-time jobs at a surface coal mine site repurposed for new industry. How about the auto industry?

M&M Industries Investing $42M In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

M&M Industries has announced a major expansion of its operations in Chattanooga, TN. M&M manufactures plastic pails, plastic open head containers and custom packaging for the chemical, pharmaceutical, health care, construction materials and other industries.