Construction management

WSU Construction Management Team Wins First Place in National Competition – The Daily Evergreen

Placed several times before; trained since September for the competition WITH THE AUTHORIZATION OF JASON PSCHEL WSU has placed itself in the competition in recent years. This is a testament to the strength of the program. The WSU construction management student team won the first place trophy in the Associated construction schools competition in February. […]

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Manufacturing plant promises environmentally sustainable building products for Vancouver Island

VICTORIA – A new manufacturing facility is arriving in southern Vancouver Island that will deliver innovative and environmentally sustainable building products for the construction industry. Alexzi Building Solutions is investing $ 50 million in a project that she says will create 200 jobs in the region. The company will produce prefabricated panels from a mixture […]

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Sandvik acquires Allied Construction Products

Sandvik acquired Allied Construction Products. Allied will undergo a rebranding in 2021, changing the company name to Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions North America and marketing all products under the Rammer brand. “People will be the same, the products will be the same and the commitment to providing exceptional service will remain the same,” said Jonas […]

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The future of building materials goes through recycling: CDE

As part of the Hillhead Digital New Horizons conference, David Kinloch, Director of Business Development at CDE Global (CDE) and Fergal Campbell, Head of Business Development at CDE, issued a stern warning that the planet is racing to reach its capacity to resources being finite at an alarming rate and predicted that to combat this, […]

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Carbon capture process produces hydrogen and building materials

Credit: public domain CC0 Ph.D. Researcher Olawale Oloye and Professor Anthony O’Mullane of the QUT Center for Clean Energy Technologies and Practices developed the process of electrochemical carbon dioxide capture and conversion that also generates hydrogen and a host of usable by-products . “This process involves the capture of CO2 by its reaction with an […]

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COEXIST Build: a sustainable future with hemp building materials | Podcasts and audio

COEXIST Build is a design company owned and operated by team wife and husband Anastasiya Konopatskaya and Drew Oberholtzer. We interviewed Ana and Drew for the first time in 2019 when they teamed up with Cameron McIntosh of Americhanvre Hemp Cast to create the Hemp House on Wheels, a small hemp-concrete structure built on a […]

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Dallas-based building materials company Arcosa makes $ 375 million acquisition

Dallas-based building materials company Arcosa Inc. acquires a competitor for $ 375 million in cash, a move that expands its presence in Texas and Louisiana and paves the way for four more states. The deal with StonePoint Materials, one of America’s 25 largest aggregates companies, opens new markets for Arcosa in Tennessee, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and […]

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The call for greener building products

A report from the European Parliament (EP) on the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) calls for an ambitious revision of the regulation. The The EP is trying to clarify what can be defined as green building products and has now directly integrated EU environmental policies into construction sector legislation. The EP approved a report calling for […]

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Construction Management Provider Procore Hires Autodesk Veteran Clare Wharrier to Lead Global Channel – Software

US-based construction management software provider Procore Technologies will run its global distribution program from Australia. The partnership program will be led by the new Senior Director of Global Channel Clare Wharrier, based in Sydney. Wharrier, who joined Procore after a career spanning more than 16 years at software giant Autodesk, is responsible for creating and […]

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How a University is Fueling Diversity in Construction Management |

Roger Williams University of Rhode Island has entered into a scholarship partnership for underserved students. Photo courtesy of Roger Williams University Only 18% of the nation’s construction management professionals are black and Hispanic. Less than 10% are women. And those numbers haven’t fluctuated much over the past decade. Thus, a higher education institution, which has […]

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Rising prices for building materials spilled over into February

the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its Producer Price Index report for February 2021. It showed the BLS construction materials and components price index was up 1.4% during the month, seasonally adjusted. This follows a 1.5% increase in December. The index was 8.0% above its level a year earlier, and most of the materials […]

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Strong Demand for Wood Pulp and Building Materials Boosts Global Roundwood Market

IndexBox has just published a new report: ” World – Industrial Roundwood – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Information. Here is a summary of the main findings of the report. The global industrial roundwood market is estimated at a huge figure of approx. $ 312 billion, which is equivalent to almost 2 billion cubic […]

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A guide to how construction management technology can help resolve disputes and avoid rework

When it comes to the construction industry, contractors and construction companies often feel deprived of their desired income goals due to a major overhaul. The inability of contractors to register these project changes and redesigns is the main reason for disputes between construction contractors and owners. The situation became much more evident with the outbreak […]

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Prices for building materials continue to soar

The coronavirus pandemic has had a prolonged impact on the construction industry, exacerbated by pre-existing commercial tariffs on building materials. Beyond the complications of workers falling ill and construction sites closed last year due to shelter-in-place orders, high prices and slow delivery times for building materials such as lumber and steel have maintained persistent pressure […]

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Lumber and Building Materials Merchant Wholesalers Industry

More details: https://trade.bizvibe.com/Lumber-and-Other-Construction-Materials-Merchant-Wholesalers/ What’s in a BizVibe Business Profile? The more than 10 million business profiles on BizVibe’s platform contain high-quality information, helping sourcing and sales teams find trusted suppliers and target prospects. Some of the valuable information found in these company profiles include: Organizational information such as major competitors, operating categories, products and service […]

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Building materials are more expensive

Builders are starting to see a sharp increase in the cost of building materials. But why? SAN DIEGO – Home improvement projects have increased dramatically over the past year, with people looking for a place to spend their money during coronavirus shutdowns. Now that the vaccine is available and the economy is slowly starting to […]

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Establishment of a national building products regulatory body to ensure the safety of building materials

RESIDENTS WILL BE protected through the establishment of a national regulator that will ensure that materials used to build homes will be safer, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said. The construction products regulator will have the power to withdraw from the market any product presenting a significant risk to safety and to prosecute any company that […]