New Research Shows Design-Build is Changing the Way America Builds

Project Complexity, Delivery, Scheduling and the Need to Innovate Drive Design-Build Usage Despite Market Challenges Researchers at FMI first looked at design-build utilization in 2018 and confirmed what many in the industry knew first-hand: design-build wasn’t an “alternative delivery process” anymore. The company’s new market analysis forecasting 2021-2025 shows that is especially true: Design-build growth will […]

Follow the Carbon Neutrality Road: Portland Cement Association Releases Its Roadmap

Plan marks major step to engage U.S. policymakers, industry partners and NGOs  to achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2050 Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced its Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality, an ambitious journey to carbon neutrality across the cement and concrete value chain by 2050. Given the significant role of cement in society and anticipated infrastructure development, […]

Georgia-Pacific Pouring $120 Million to Increase Capacity In Their Pineland, Texas Lumber Complex

Renovation to Increase Capacity Georgia-Pacific announced it is modernizing one of its premier sawmills in Texas, the Pineland Lumber Complex, located in Pineland, Texas. It will undergo $120 million in additions and improvements in an overall modernization effort that will also increase the mills’ overall production. The modifications include a new sawmill which will replace […]

Award-Winning Construction Company Gets New Leadership

Eric Raff, Co-founder and CEO of XL Construction, Selects Richard Walker Next CEO Eric Raff, co-founder and CEO of XL Construction, will step down as CEO of the purpose-driven Northern California general contracting firm at the end of 2021 and assume the role of executive chairman. He will be succeeded by Richard Walker, the current […]

Bosch Thermotechnology Commercial QV Series Heat Pumps are Quiet and Compact

Bosch Thermotechnology, a leading global source of high-quality heating and cooling systems, today announced the availability of its new, ultra-quiet heat pumps, the QV Series, for commercial spaces in multiple sizes and both horizontal and vertical configurations. The commercial grade QV Series, industry leader in sound reduction and represents one of the most comprehensive sound […]

Specialized Birmingham Trucking Company Expands Warehouse and Logistics Division to accommodate Growing Demand for Warehouse Storage and Staging Services

Telecom Transport Services has more than doubled the size of its Birmingham, Alabama storage facility to 19,000 square feet. The full-service trucking company has expanded its secure commercial storage division that serves telecommunications, construction, utilities, manufacturing and retail businesses. “With construction on the rebound, we’re seeing growing demand for warehouse storage and staging services. Builders […]

How Subcontractors Secure Funding and Manage Projects is About to Change

Billd, the leading provider of material financing for commercial subcontractors, announced a partnership with Procore Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of construction management software. The partnership aims to transform the construction industry by offering contractors a comprehensive solution to secure critical project financing while streamlining project management and materials procurement. “We are excited to partner […]

GlobalData Latest Takes on Construction

UK construction output will contract by 10.3% in 2020 “UK construction output continued its recovery in July, with output increasing by 17.6% month-on-month, significantly higher than the market consensus forecast of 10.5%. The strong monthly data is in line with GlobalData’s expectation of a steady recovery and reflects the general improvement in economic conditions across […]

Coming to a Project Near You Soon: Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Map and Survey Services.

AEG firm Woolpert Uses drones and manned aircraft to help safely and effectively manage mining, land development and other operations and assets. DAYTON, Ohio (Dec. 17, 2019) — Woolpert, one of the premier architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firms, has been selected to perform aerial mapping and surveying via manned aircraft and unmanned aircraft systems […]