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.

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.

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Construction Industry LinkedIn Statistics

Carol Hagen

LinkedIn is being embraced by the US Construction Industry. Citation: Construction Industry Linkedin Statistics by Country April 24 2012, ChartsBin.com, viewed 24th April, 2012, Are there countries (or cities) you need the numbers on?

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

Geniebelt

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

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.

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Construction Industry Speaks

ENR Construction

Two-thirds of 1,248 respondents to ENR's first-ever survey report an incident in construction-sector workplaces, but gender bias issues are not clearly understood, universally accepted or easily fixed, the analysis shows

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).

Industrial Automation Firm Relocating Operations To Indiana

Business Facilities Blog

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

Geniebelt

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.

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.

New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

Business Facilities Blog

Read: New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration at BusinessFacilities.com. The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region.

4 Surprising Benefits of Industrialized Construction

Construction Business Owner

When many people hear the term prefabrication, they think of uniform, unattractive tract housing—the “little boxes made of ticky-tacky” derided in Malvina Reynolds’ satirical anthem.

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.

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.

Industry experts talk AI: Oliver Hughes on the potential of Artificial Intelligence in construction

Geniebelt

Future of Construction AI experts Artificial Intelligence industry experts industry experts talk AISome weeks ago we hosted on our blog Colin Smith, Chairman at Cyclr Systems and had a very interesting chat with him on the advent of Artificial Intelligence in construction.

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

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.

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

Industry petitions OSHA to establish heat standard

Construction Dive

More than 130 organizations asked the agency to establish protection rules for workers exposed to heat, the leading weather-related killer in the U.S.

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How the midterm elections will impact the construction industry

Construction Dive

The course of infrastructure funding, immigration policy, the U.S.-Mexico Mexico border wall and local mega-projects could be decided by which Congressional and gubernatorial? candidates win in November

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.

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.

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.

What the construction industry can expect post-Hurricane Michael

Construction Dive

A shortage of building materials and manpower are among the challenges ahead for contractors performing work in the devastated Florida Panhandle

Tradeswomen Seek Bigger Role in Industry Growth

ENR Construction

2,200 at union-sponsored Women Build Nations event in Seattle boost careerbuilding

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.

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.

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.

Market Research In The Construction Industry

Construction Marketing Blog

Research is increasingly important in the construction market where economic trends influence the outlook for the industry as a whole and poor decisions are costly. Niche markets within the construction industry likely do not have available secondary research, thus requiring primary research.

ISO 9000 in Construction Industry

The Constructor

The present development strategies throughout the world demands formal quality management system as a necessary attribute for any business. The main. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction

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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.

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

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.

Architecture and Planning Industry Stats on LinkedIn

Carol Hagen

The latest statistics (as of May 16, 2012) show there are 1,128,581 LinkedIn profiles in the Architecture and Planning Industry. Those that like this post may also be interested in: Construction Industry LinkedIn Statistics.

The Value of Construction Industry Associations

John Chaney

If you’re like me, you barely have enough time to do the things you need to do, let alone the things you want to do. Things that don’t fall into the “need to” category get added to a growing list that for me includes things such as learning another language and helicopter skiing.

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

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.

Opioids & the Construction Industry

Construction Business Owner

In 2017, the United States Department of Health and Human Services declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency, and the construction industry certainly isn’t immune. According to a recent national study, an estimated 15 percent of construction workers have a substance abuse disorder—nearly double the national average of 8.6 percent

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.