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.

Sports/Entertainment & Excellence in Safey Best Project: United States Tennis Association Arthur Ashe Stadium Retractable Roof

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The new retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y., is an octagonal, 236,000-sq-ft structure larger than an American football field

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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].

Is Europe safer than America for workers?


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

California Construction Trends to Watch


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.

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

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).

Throwback Thursday: The Statue of Liberty


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

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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

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

Construction Workers At Highest Risk for Traumatic Brain Injuries

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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

How to Mitigate the Abuse of Construction’s Drug of Choice

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The opioid abuse epidemic has taken a toll on many aspects of the United States economy, including construction businesses’ workers’ compensation losses Every day, 91 Americans die from an opioid overdose , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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.

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.

Mistakes to Avoid When Managing Employee Per Diem and Travel Expenses


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.

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.

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.

How To Efficiently Decrease Your Accident Rate


In 2015, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 937 workers lost their lives on construction sites, only in United States. Construction is one of the most dangerous industries in the world.


Trump: U.S. Will Exit Paris Climate Agreement

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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

The Millennials are coming, the Millennials are coming!

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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

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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.

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.

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