Construction Hazards: The risk of not Innovating
PropertyCasualty360.com article by author Gary Kaplan, president of XL Catlin’s North America construction unit.
From my perspective, innovation comes in many ways but often takes shape as an enhancement, an expansion, an evolution — and occasionally, we see a revolution."
The Making of a Leader: The Construction Estimator, Part 2
Written by Brad Humphrey, ForConstructionPros.com
The making of an estimator, your estimator, will enable you to move your business further down the road of performance and profitability."
Construction Lenders Get Creative To Fund Projects, Reduce Risk During The Labor Shortage
Article by Julie Littman, Bisnow Bay Area
While construction firms are focusing on retention and improved job safety, financiers and borrowers are shifting their efforts to accommodate the rising construction costs and to lock in quality labor."
A New Survey Charts the Unfulfilled Expectations of Prefabrication
Article by Jim Parsons, ENR
Off-site fabrication doesn’t always provide results contractors seek."
Technology Redesigning the Construction Industry
The author of this aritcle is Kim Slowey, Construction Dive
Using new digital tools, and doing so more often, could boost productivity by 50% to 60%, generating $1.6 trillion in value."
Interested in construction technology? CEA is planning to offer technology sessions. Contact Katie Schuerger at...
Industrial Boom: How are the 14 Largest Big-Box Industrial Markets Faring in 2017
Champaign Williams, Bisnow National Editor
Though demand for big-box product is strong, there is a growing shift in favor of smaller, leaner warehouses and distribution centers fueled by online and physical retailers' need to be closer to consumers."
Cornell Tech Built a Super-High-Tech School in New York City
Chris Weller, Business Insider writes about how the building could revolutionize future design.
Cornell Tech's main dorm, the tall building pictured in the background below, is the tallest and largest "passive" house in the world, meaning it uses little energy to heat and cool the interior."...
Welty Building Company Names Ed Paparone as Group President, Cleveland
According to the article on Business Wire, Paparone comes to Welty from Turner Construction Company, where he served as Business Manager. Both companies are CEA members.
Welty is clearly leading the way when it comes to implementing lean management principles and pioneering creative solutions to challenging construction issues."...
3 Strategies for More Effective Prefabrication
Jobsite's, Megan Headley discusss these three (3) strategies.
Prefabrication is touted as a solution to many of the problems hammering the construction industry."