The numbers are in and they don’t paint the picture many had hoped. Has the U.S. construction market reached a tipping point? Is it headed for a recession?
With an increase in the amount of advanced technology being used by the trades—everything from wearables to drones to automated equipment—the construction industry is beginning to recognize the risks involved in a connected world.
Do you unplug after work? If so, you are in the lucky majority. I have to confess I am one who falls into the unlucky minority.
In the past 10 years, the size of data centers has increased to between 5 and 10MW (megawatts).
We live in a world where we want to connect everything these days. We want to improve safety, save time, money, and even use connectivity to extend the life of our tires.
From GM’s “See the USA in your Chevrolet” to “Get your kicks on Route 66,” American’s have expressed their yearning for the open road.
The construction, engineering, architectural, and building industry is at a crossroads. The continued economic expansion in the U.S. is beginning to see somewhat of a little slowdown that could just have some significant consequences. The period of growth that began in March 2009, some nine years ago, is beginning to show some real signs of a recession despite what those reading this blog might wish to prepare for today’s economic climate.
In the state of Illinois drivers are experiencing a lot of changes this holiday driving week. First at the gas pump, they are seeing a permanent spike in gasoline taxes to .38 cents a gallon.
The desire to improve operating efficiencies is one of the main reasons we are starting to witness the proliferation of more manufacturing facilities investing in the IoT (Internet of Things). Many are calling it the fourth industrial revolution, otherwise known as Industry 4.0.
I am always so inspired when I read about the latest smart cities initiatives. From Charlotte, N.C., to Philadelphia, Pa., to Aurora, Ill., it seems nearly every city has a story of how it is trying to better itself, all with the help of the IoT (Internet of Things).