Tag: construction

Architecture Billings Index continues contraction

For the first time since the summer of 2012, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) posted consecutive months of a decline in demand for design services.

Purdue alumnus develops technology to improve efficiency at construction sites

Joseph Louis, who recently earned a doctorate in civil engineering from Purdue's Lyles School of Civil Engineering, used technology he was working on while he was pursuing the degree to co-found SAMCRO Technologies LLC. The company is working to license technology that combines pre-existing sensors on equipment at a construction site with an operational model of the site.

AEC TECH NEWS: Topcon announces new MAGNET software solutions for increased integration

Topcon Positioning Group announced two new software platforms designed to provide multidisciplinary model management and increased collaboration and integration — MAGNET Explorer and MAGNET Modeler.

NCCER highlights Careers in Construction Month

Careers in Construction Month is a nationwide celebration and recognition of the career opportunities that exist in the construction industry. It occurs each October and is led by NCCER and its Build Your Future (BYF) initiative.

EPS Geofoam Simplifies Building Construction

Engineering properties benefit applications requiring lightweight and strong fill.

Energy Self-sufficient Mill

Sustainable building materials produced with 100 percent bioenergy.

Hat Truss-supported Office Tower Tops off

111 Main's innovative structural system 'balances' the 25-story high-rise above adjacent performing arts center in Salt Lake City.

Sound Wall in the Woods

How do you balance the environmental needs to limit cutting down trees in a forest and constructing a sound wall to lower the highway...

The Professional Inspector

Recognize the importance of construction materials testing and inspection to project success.
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