Justice league: United States courthouse

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This cube-like, 10-story, 240-foot-tall tower seems to hover over the ground as if it were a sculpture on a pedestal.

United States National BIM Standard V3

Building Information Management

As Chair of the National BIM Standard 3.O – NBIMS.US. V3 – Terminology SubCommittee, please note that the long awaited document is now available… if you can download 100+ MB’s! Here’s the Glossary Section: NBIMS-US_V3_3_Terms_and_Definitions. Link to Full Standard.

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Canada Jumps To Second Place For Employee Relocation

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Canada Featured International Quality Of Life Surveys & Research Workforce Development Canadian Employee Relocation Council Employment global employees immigrants international relocation moving for work Site Selection United Kingdom United StatesThe U.S. loses points, but remains tops among countries global employees would consider moving to; reluctance to relocating for work growing. Read: Canada Jumps To Second Place For Employee Relocation.

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Research finds continued growth of design-build throughout United States

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Biggest Construction Companies In The US

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We hereby present our master list of the biggest construction companies in each state of the US. Each state presented by 5 construction companies, so a total of 250 companies. With alle the different states and construction companies. United Construction.

U.S. Expected To Be Top Manufacturing Nation By 2020

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“While emerging markets continue to push the leaders, the findings demonstrate the strength of the manufacturing powerhouses of the 20th century with the United States, Germany, and Japan holding three of the top four positions currently and in the future” commented Giffi.

Is Europe safer than America for workers?

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News BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics European Union United States A June report by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that compares the number of fatalities in US versus European Union (EU) in the calendar year 2010, hints that working in the US is far more risky than working in EU.

Southeastern United States Renewable Energy Feasibility

Optimizing the value of sustainability

The Southeastern region of the United States is an energy conundrum, comprising about one third of the demand in the country, yet having the lowest capacity for renewable energy (about 6%). This discrepancy is an incredible obstacle to any proposed Renewable Energy Portfolio (RPS) aimed at substantially reducing the nation’s carbon emissions. To reach a [.]. Energy Renewable Energy EBS Team

Labor Shortages To Have Uneven Effect Across U.S.

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As demographic transformation continues, qualified workers are fast becoming scarce in many states, according to a new report from The Conference Board. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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This Week in Energy News – February 8, 2013

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The 50-megawatt solar power project First Solar has acquired from the solar division of Element Power is billed as the state’s largest and raises questions about solar energy as a commodity. Week in Review germany scotland solar energy spain united kingdom united states wind energy wind farm

Moscow To Build $230B Bullet Train to Beijing

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The rail link is part of a dream project to connect China with the United States and Canada. Infrastructure

U.S. Senate passes drinking water infrastructure bill with IAPMO-endorsed WaterSense language

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The United States Senate today passed sweeping legislation addressing the nation's water infrastructure, including authorization for the U.S. EPA's WaterSense program. read more. Green Piping

California Construction Trends to Watch

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states, and the region's prosperity even puts it on par with many countries across the globe in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). In 2014, California was ranked as the largest GDP in the United States with numbers 40% higher than the runner-up, Texas.

The Benefits of Hiring Veterans

Construction Business Owner

Almost every United States city is witnessing growth in construction—both in commercial and residential building, as well as roads, bridges and other structures.

National BIM Standard – United States™ (NBIMS-US™) Version 2 (V2) – Released May 2012

Building Information Management

National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance™ has released The National BIM Standard-United States™ (NBIMS-US™) Version 2 (V2).

The first timber high-rise in the U.S. set for construction in Portland

BD+C

To some, the idea of timber high-rises is still a contentious issue, with much of the debate focused on aspects of fire safety, but that hasn’t stopped Lever Architecture from designing what will become the first timber high-rise in the United States

3 Methods to Finding More Skilled Labor

Construction Business Owner

Growth in construction over the past 5 years was capped off by a record-setting 2016, which saw United States spending reach nearly $1.2 trillion—a 4.5-percent increase over 2015, according to a report by JLL Research.

Throwback Thursday: The Statue of Liberty

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This week's Throwback Thursday is in commemoration of the 130th Anniversary of France delivering the Statue of Liberty to the United States. On June 17, 1885 the ship reached New York holding 214 crates filled with the deconstructed statue.

2013 Global Construction Survey

Building Information Management

Our technology is currently serving over 85% of United States Air Force bases and rapidly growing numbers of other DOD and non-DOD (United States Army Corps of Engineers, Army, GSA, Homeland Security, VA.) federal departments/agencies, as well as state/county/local governments, colleges/universities, healthcare, and airports/transportation.

Equipment Rental Revenue Set to Top $57 Billion in 2020

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billion in the United States in 2020 The latest five-year forecast for the equipment rental industry released by the American Rental Association (ARA) projects a compound annual growth rate in revenue of 4.9 percent to reach $57.3

Construction Workers At Highest Risk for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Construction Equipment

Construction workers sustain more traumatic brain injuries (TBI) than employees at any other type of workplace in the United States, according to a recent report from NIOSH

Trump: U.S. Will Exit Paris Climate Agreement

ENR Construction

Calling the Paris climate treaty a burden on American businesses, President Trump on June 1 said he would renegotiate the United States' role in the non-binding climate treaty, or he would start negotiations on a new climate treaty

How to Find Savings in Industry Equipment Trends

Construction Business Owner

Increasing activity in three key economic sectors—construction, agriculture and manufacturing—is driving demand for a wide variety of heavy vehicles and industrial equipment in the United States marketplace

Mistakes to Avoid When Managing Employee Per Diem and Travel Expenses

ProCore

The recent United States Department of Labor crackdown on companies paying per diem in lieu of wages, highlighted the not-so-positive side of that creativity. Construction continues to be a mobile industry which means we all deal with travel expenses.

PMI names trade association leader Stackpole as new CEO, executive director

Constructor Magazine

Most recently, Stackpole served as an advance team leader for the Executive Office of the President, working both domestically and internationally to execute events on behalf of the president and vice president of the United States.

FAA Announces $527.8 Million Airports Infrastructure Grants

Construction Equipment

million in airport infrastructure grants to 584 airports across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the Federal Aviation Administration will award $527.8

Prologis Research: United States Industrial Market Signals Strength, Expansion

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has published an in-depth analysis of the United States industrial real estate market in a paper titled “ The Shape of the U.S. The post Prologis Research: United States Industrial Market Signals Strength, Expansion appeared first on Business Facilities.

Improving Air Quality on the Jobsite

Construction Business Owner

When the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its ruling aimed at better protecting workers from respirable silica dust, few industry veterans were surprised.

The Millennials are coming, the Millennials are coming!

Constructor Magazine

It’s the largest single generational block of human beings to ever hit the United States of America. In the case of the Millennials, 80 million of them are coming. 80 million! read more. Best Practices Registered User

PMI advocates restoration of U.S. underground water infrastructure

Constructor Magazine

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) today introduced a position statement and infographic advocating for the restoration of the United States’ underground water infrastructure. Investment required to reduce risks to drinking water and promote water efficiency.

State of the Industry

Construction Business Owner

Construction in the United States has historically been considered a highly cyclical activity. All things relative, 2017 finds the construction industry doing quite well. The industry has largely recovered from the Great Recession and is moving forward.

Sinking San Francisco Skyscraper Riles Residents

ENR Construction

The 645-ft Millennium Tower—the tallest reinforced concrete structure in the Western United States—is sinking and tilting, and the building owner places the blame squarely on the adjacent Transbay Transit Center project

Stop Underestimating the Dangers of Dropped Objects

Construction Business Owner

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 50,000 "struck by falling object" OSHA recordables every year in the United States.

Rinnai America hires Mark Buss as Vice President of Marketing

Constructor Magazine

Rinnai America, the number-one selling brand of tankless water heaters in the United States and Canada, announced Mark Buss has joined the organization as its Vice President of Marketing.

The Top 6 Insurance Trends in 2016

Construction Business Owner

As the United States construction market heats up, there is a renewed focus on improving operational efficiencies and embracing risk management strategies that could offer a meaningful financial impact.

Southeastern United States Renewable Energy Feasibility

Optimizing the value of sustainability

The Southeastern region of the United States is an energy conundrum, comprising about one quarter of the demand in the country, yet having the lowest capacity for renewable energy (about 6%). This discrepancy is an incredible obstacle to any proposed Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) aimed at substantially reducing the nation’s carbon emissions. To reach a [.]. Renewable Energy Blogmaster Hoang EBS Team

June 2017 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