There is no doubt about it, labor shortage is probably today’s biggest challenge to the construction industry; and steel-based companies are not oblivious to what is taking place.
CSG (Core States Group), www.core-eng.com, Duluth, Ga., is an integrated program delivery provider that empowers clients with a suite of services that encompass architecture, engineering, program management, development and construction services.
CSP (concentrating solar power technology) company BrightSource Energy, www.brightsourceenergy.com, Oakland, Calif., announced advanced solar field technologies currently being deployed at the 121MW (megawatt) Ashalim Solar Thermal Power Station located in Israel’s Negev Desert.
For a project in which successful, on-time completion is considered essential to Alaska's economic health, the University of Alaska Fairbanks has adopted the cloud construction collaboration platform from Aconex, www.aconex.com, San Francisco, Calif., to manage information and processes for a $245 million effort to upgrade a 50-year-old power plant.
To attain a complete, construction-specific software solution that could address the company’s job costing and business analysis needs, metal fabrication and installation contractor John W. McDougall Co., www.jwmcd.com, Nashville, Tenn., selected Spectrum Construction Software from Dexter + Chaney, www.dexterchaney.com, Seattle, Wash., a provider of cloud-based construction ERP (enterprise-resource planning) software.
Finding possible flaws during the design phase when they are simpler to fix compared to rework on the construction site can bring savings.
Lien waivers are exchanged thousands of times each day by parties on all sides of construction payments.
Tapping BIM (building information modeling) data more efficiently via improved or new workflows can yield significant benefits to managing—and using—project information.
Streamlining the process to get equipment, materials, and tools to a jobsite can save critical resources on a job.
Looking to expand the commercial uses of unmanned systems, Straight Up Imaging, San Diego, has launched the Endurance, a professional grade platform designed to allow customers to leverage through unmanned aircraft the full potential of aerial imaging.