Building the United States

Construction Business Owner

It’s said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When it comes to the construction industry’s positive impact on the lives of Americans, Mike Rydin, founder and CEO of HCSS, a construction industry software company, sees undeniable beauty.


Justice league: United States courthouse


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

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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.

Government/Public Building Best Project: United States Courthouse – Los Angeles

ENR Construction

The design of the U.S. Courthouse in Los Angeles reflects the intersection of form and function

How LaFleur Uses Bonusly to Turbocharge Praise

And for our employees who work out of state, Bonusly keeps them informed of the challenges we are tackling together, which further promotes the team environment we are trying to foster.

Canada Jumps To Second Place For Employee Relocation

Business Facilities Blog

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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Architecture firm proposes a ‘Border City’ between the United States and Mexico


Immigration policies have been front and center during this election year as candidates and citizens alike have thrown out their ideas for the best approach to the issue. And now, an architecture firm has put forth its own idea for how to solve the contentious problem surrounding country borders


Five Location Factors To Consider When Investing In The U.S.

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Executive Analysis Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Site Selection Business Incentives Capital Investment foreign direct investment Infrastructure McCallum Sweeney Consulting permitting Quality of Life Sarah White United States Workforce DevelopmentA look at the top location factors foreign companies should consider when choosing to invest in the U.S., courtesy of McCallum Sweeney Consulting. Read: Five Location Factors To Consider When Investing In The U.S.

Switzerland, Singapore, U.S. Are Tops In Global Competitiveness

Business Facilities Blog

Switzerland, Singapore and the United States are the top three nations in Global Competitiveness in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Switzerland, Singapore, U.S. Are Tops In Global Competitiveness.

Map of the biggest construction companies in the US


Therefore we made a list of the biggest construction companies in the US in each state, and assembled them into a massive spreadsheet. In order to better illustrate where the companies are located, we have decided to make a illustration of the top construction companies in the states.

China, U.S., Germany Are Global Wind Power Leaders

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Asia-Pacific Daily News Economic Development Energy Europe Featured International Press Releases Renewable Energy Site Selection USA - Far West USA - Great Lakes USA - Great Plains USA - Mid Atlantic USA - New England USA - Rocky Mountains USA - Southeast USA - Southwest 2017 rankings China Germany Global Rankings Investment offshore wind power United Kingdom United States wind powerChina, the U.S.

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

Business Facilities Blog

“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.

Biggest Construction Companies In The US


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.

Supply Chain Reaction

Business Facilities Blog

The process to revise NAFTA formally was activated by the United States in June after President Trump decided not to withdraw from the trade pact, which he had threatened to do soon after he took office in January. states, union membership rolls have cratered].

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

Contractor helps Vets ‘Transition to Trades’

Constructor Magazine

Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical, Total Tech School and Praxis S-10 hope to go national with their Transition to Trades Program with the United States Army

Labor Shortages To Have Uneven Effect Across U.S.

Business Facilities Blog

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.

This Week in Energy News – February 8, 2013

Jetson Green

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

ENR Construction

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

Substantial Completion of USPS center in Portland is cause for celebration

The Korte Company

How do you celebrate the success of a massive 818,000-square-foot United States Postal Service Distribution Center ? At The Korte Company, you start by recognizing the men and women who made it all possible

Uponor Annex achieves LEED Gold certification

Constructor Magazine

and PCL Construction have announced that the North American Uponor Headquarters Annex manufacturing facility has achieved LEED Gold certification, through the United States Green Building Council Minnesota Uponor, Inc.

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

Constructor Magazine

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

Keys to the city: Urban planning and our climate future


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).

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.

3 Ways Telematics Can Optimize Operations for Your Mixed Fleet

Construction Business Owner

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

Equipment Rental Revenue Set to Top $57 Billion in 2020

Construction Equipment

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

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


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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

4 Keys to Building a Successful Partnership in Solar

Construction Business Owner

Fueled by continuously decreasing prices, the solar industry in the United States continues to grow at a furious pace. According to the U.S.

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.

No. 1 Green Industry Gathering Continues to Grow

Green Industry Professionals

The Green Industry & Equipment Expo now ranks number 10 of the top 100 trade shows in the United States