Apple has Promised Three new U.S. Plants, Says Trump
Article by Harper Neidig, The Hills
Cook announced in May that Apple would be launching a $1 billion fund to boost advanced manufacturing in the U.S."
Technology Shakes up how Projects are Planned, Scheduled and Built
By AZ Big Media's reporter David McGlothlin
Innovations in technology have disrupted many of the industries across the world allowing for improved efficiency, savings and quality. These are some of the new innovations transforming the construction industry and the companies at the forefront of the “constru-tech” movement....
Prefabricated Building is a Growing Business
By Julia Bunch, Bisnow Dallas/Fort Worth
With skilled labor shortages impacting more of the U.S., off-site construction is a way to build projects in less affected areas, and to provide workers with safer working conditions in a prefab factory than out in the field."
Wind Turbine Application Completed by LEEDCo
By John Funk, The Plain Dealer
The Ohio Power Siting Board has ruled that the Lake Erie Wind Development Corp.'s application to build wind turbine's in the lake is now complete and a formal review -- including hearings -- will soon begin."
Have Innovations in Technology Disrupted the Construction Industry?
Article by David McGlothlin on AZBigMediaTeam.com
...as innovations like 3-D laser scanning, building information modeling (BIM), digital drawings, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), 3-D printing and others are enabling incredible improvements in the construction industry from communications to improved quality,...
Bionic Workers with Wearable Construction Tech
ReporterTom Jackson with Equipment World explores the excitement in wearable construction technology.
At ConExpo this year, “Wearable Technology” was the subject of one of the show’s Tech Talks, and while most of this technology has yet to make it into the field, in the next two to three years wearable technology...
Substance Abuse and What it The Real Cost
Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America examines a new tool from the National Safety Council (NSC) is helping employers calculate how much.
Beyond the individual effects on workers and their families, employers are also affected by lost time, employee turnover and ongoing health care costs."...
Rise of Robo-Builders Could Leave Brickies Jobless by 2050
News Article written by Alan Tovey, Industry Editor of The Telegraph.
May seem far-fetched, but digital technology has revolutionized contemporary life to such an extent that it’s not so hard to imagine radical changes for construction”.
Do You Know Your Most Profitable Client?
Article on Budget Ease by Kathy Dise
Just because you earn a lot of business from a client doesn’t necessarily mean they are the most valuable or most profitable. Here are some tips on knowing who your most profitable clients are..."
Become More Innovative by Reaching Outside Your Comfort Zone
From an article on the Engineering New-Record website by Patrick Long, a director of Opportune LLP's process and technology practice.
It takes effort to step outside of this comfort zone and hear divergent opinions, new ideas, and about new technologies."