Mon.Aug 02, 2021

The Importance of Electric Supply on Construction Sites

The Constructor

Electricity is a crucial resource when it comes to construction work. A construction site sees many big pieces of equipment like excavators, Building Technology Guide Electrification

First-of-its-kind fulfillment center uses autonomous robotics to gather, pack, and load orders

BD+C

The new Kroger Ocado Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC) has opened in Groveland, Fla. The 338,000-sf automated warehouse is the first of its kind in the United States.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Federal Reserve Bank Leaders Express Worries About Housing Market

Pro Builder

Federal Reserve Bank Leaders Express Worries About Housing Market. cbroderick. Mon, 08/02/2021 - 09:49. The Federal Reserve has been closely watching the housing market and some are more nervous than others about the bank’s role in bond purchases and housing's financial stability.

A new venue for the San Diego Symphony’s outdoor performances opens this week

BD+C

This weekend, after a 13-month COVID related delay, the Rady Shell at Jacobs Park , developed and managed by the San Diego Symphony, officially opens on 3.7 acres of the city’s downtown Embarcadero district

52

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Treehouses to Challenge the Imagination

Natural Building

Natural State Treehouses , based in Fayetteville, Arkansas has never been busier, according to owner Josh Hart.

More Trending

Memphis Takes Logistics Crown, NYC Tops In Fintech

Business Facilities

Memphis, TN tops the list of Logistics Leaders, New York City leads the new Fintech ranking in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report. Read: Memphis Takes Logistics Crown, NYC Tops In Fintech at BusinessFacilities.com.

AT&T Discovery District is Dallas’ newest mixed-use destination

BD+C

AT&T Discovery District, the transformation of AT&T’s global headquarters into an immersive, mixed-use destination, has completed after five years in the making in downtown Dallas. The project is a redevelopment of a corporate campus that allows for new growth in the city’s core

Arizona Appeals Court Says Builder Cannot Waive State's Implied Warranties

Pro Builder

Arizona Appeals Court Says Builder Cannot Waive State's Implied Warranties. cbroderick. Mon, 08/02/2021 - 09:54. When a new Arizona homeowner discovered construction defects in her newly built home—popped nails, flaws in the soil preparation, grading, and drainage—she took the builder to court.

How school architecture design addresses food insecurity on campus

BD+C

Food is a basic human right and a source of comfort to many. Unfortunately, many students don’t have access to this vital resource. More than 13 million children in the United States experience food insecurity, and this has a significant impact on their academic success

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Prospective Buyers Continue to Turn Active Despite Competitive Market

Pro Builder

Prospective Buyers Continue to Turn Active Despite Competitive Market. cbroderick. Mon, 08/02/2021 - 09:57. The share of prospective buyers turned active buyers has continually increased for the past six quarters, and the second quarter of 2021 was no different.

Nonresidential construction spending falls again in June

BD+C

Demand for different types of construction continued to diverge in June as residential construction increased for the month and the year while nonresidential construction spending fell again, according to a new analysis of federal construction spending data the Associated General Contractors of America released today.

What Saw Mills Experienced During Lumber Price Spikes and Why

Pro Builder

What Saw Mills Experienced During Lumber Price Spikes and Why. cbroderick. Mon, 08/02/2021 - 10:02. Remodeling, DIY, and home building demand pushed lumber prices to new heights this past year, and it might make sense to believe lumber mills greatly benefitted, but is that the case?

Judge Rejects Skanska Objections to Lane Lawsuit Over I-4 Project JV

ENR Construction

Florida highway job partner claims Skanska failed to protect joint-venture team's financial interests

36

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

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

Flo by Moen Smart Water Security System

Pro Builder

Flo by Moen Smart Water Security System. kcichowicz. Mon, 08/02/2021 - 10:48. Flo by Moen™ is a revolutionary smart home water security system that features a suite of products to protect your home from water damage and leaks, 24/7. The Smart Water Shutoff monitors your entire water supply system for leaks and vulnerabilities, while the Smart Water Detector senses leaks and moisture outside of the pipes, such as overflowing drains, appliance failures, or weather-related issues

Infrastructure Bill Moves to Senate Floor

ENR Construction

After detailed text of bipartisan group's 2,700-page bill is released, construction and engineering groups are eagerly delving through what is by far the most important infrastructure legislation in years

36

AECOM-EllisDon Push $7.2B Alberta High Speed Rail Proposal

ENR Construction

Plan for Canada's first high-speed rail line has government MOU and aims for investor-only funding, but an estimated $19B hyperloop system also is proposed to link Calgary and Edmonton

36

Former LIUNA Official Convicted of Health Care Fraud

ENR Construction

Roderick Marvin Bennett illegally placed his girlfriend on the health care plan provided for employees of LIUNA, according to the conviction

36

Judge Rejects Skanska’s Objections to Lane Lawsuit Over I-4 Ultimate Project

ENR Construction

Lane's lawsuit alleges that Skanska failed to protect the interests of the project's joint-venture partners

36

ENR Mountain States Announces 2021 Best Projects Award Winners

ENR Construction

Winning projects will be covered in more detail in the October issue of ENR Mountain States, and the winners will be honored at awards events in Denver and Salt Lake City during the last week of October