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Robert Burrage explains how RWB Construction Management is overcoming rising construction costs

PALM BEACH, FL /ACCESSWIRE/April 29, 2021/ In Florida, residential home prices have skyrocketed over the past year due to several factors, including falling mortgage interest rates and the Covid-19 pandemic. The Florida Realtor Department reports a 17% growth in residential home sales in South Florida since 2019. Unfortunately, the inventory of single-family homes on the […]

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Collin College trustees looking to offer new construction management study programs

Collin College is looking to offer a new Bachelor of Applied Science degree program with a specialization in Construction Management. (Photo Fotolia) Students at Collin College may soon have a new measurement option to pursue. College trustees in their April 27 regular meeting approved a new bachelor’s of applied science program with a specialization in […]

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Locusview, digital construction management company, raises $ 64 million

Locusview, Israel’s digital construction management (DCM), has announced the completion of a $ 64 million Series A financing round led by Israel Growth Partners (IGP) in joint venture with existing investors. This brings the amount raised by Locusview to date to $ 80 million. The investment will support Locusview’s global reach, expansion into electric utilities, […]

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How do lean design concepts, construction management and methods increase productivity?

How do lean design concepts, construction management and methods increase productivity? A wide range of industries are applying lean thinking with significant success. In construction, lean construction offers great potential for improving efficiency and overcoming the many challenges of modern construction. Lean enables companies to create more value and minimize waste in the construction process. […]

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Building material costs skyrocket, building permits rise

(Photo courtesy of: Pixabay / Paul Brenner) The number of building permits for single-family homes for central Indiana in March jumped 66% from the same period a year ago, according to the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis. The trade association says that while the number reflects a continuing trend in new home construction, the number […]

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Construction Management Software Market Value To Increase By Over $ 500 Million In 2020-2024 | Key Drivers, Key Segments and Market Forecast

Request a free sample report The need for large-scale process management solutions is one of the major factors driving the growth of the market. However, networking and connectivity issues could challenge growth. Global Construction Management Software Market: Deployment On the basis of deployment, the market saw maximum growth in the cloud-based segment in 2019. This […]

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Shortage of building materials due to the pandemic

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the production of construction materials has declined significantly. Eric Feagley, director of Niehaus Lumber, said he’s had a hard time finding supplies lately, and when he does, they’re at a much higher cost. “Lumber prices have been going up for about nine months or better,” Feagley […]

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Bureau Veritas acquires Bradley Construction Management, accelerating the growth of the renewable energy market

NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Bureau Veritas today announced the acquisition of Bradley Construction Management, an American leader in project management and construction management services for the renewable energy industry. Created in 2013 and based in Dallas, Texas, Bradley Construction Management specializes in on-site construction management for independent power producers in […]

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Experts will review the building products testing system

housing secretary Robert Jenrick appointed two experts to conduct an independent review of the construction products testing system Former government adviser and building expert Paul Morrell OBE will chair the independent panel to test building products, alongside legal expert Anneliese Day QC. The review, announced earlier this year, will look at how to strengthen the […]

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Paul Morrell Chosen to Lead Construction Product Testing Review | New

Paul Morrell has been announced as co-chair of a government review into the testing of construction products following shocking disclosures by material manufacturers in the Grenfell Inquiry. Morrell, who served as the government’s first chief construction adviser under Gordon Brown and David Cameron, will lead the independent review alongside construction legal expert Anneliese Day QC. […]

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Independent review of construction product testing regime

To identify any potential weaknesses in the system and make recommendations for improvement, the government commissioned an independent review of the construction product testing system and appointed Paul Morrell OBE and Anneliese Day QC to lead it. The independent review will undertake a critical assessment of the construction product testing and certification system. It will […]

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Local News: Carlisle Construction Materials announces plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Sikeston (4/20/21)

Bob Stout, executive vice president of operations and supply chain at Carlisle Construction Materials, gives a Power Point presentation at a Sikeston City Council meeting on Friday afternoon. Photo courtesy of Felecia Blanton SIKESTON?? A new manufacturing plant in Sikeston is expected to create 100 jobs and will be the first industry in Sikeston South […]

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Independent experts to review the safety of building materials

Experts appointed to conduct independent review of construction product safety testing system Action taken as Grenfell Tower investigation uncovers evidence of potential system play by some manufacturers These measures are among the biggest improvements to building safety standards in 40 years Residents across England will be better protected as the government takes the next step […]

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Low supply of building materials drives up prices

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – Wood, wiring, and appliances are either increasingly hard to find or much more expensive, leading to tough decisions for construction companies and their customers. According to Mark Schwinn, president of the Hawaii Lumber Products Association, it’s not just wood that has become expensive. Rising prices for all building materials could end […]

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Arup is part of the project to integrate construction materials into the circular economy

British consulting engineer Arup has partnered with Madaster, an online platform to bring building materials into the circular economy – so they can be reused at the end of their life. Madaster, which currently operates in Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Switzerland, creates a “material passport” for building components. This gives the quality of the […]

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Carlisle Construction Materials announces plans to build new manufacturing facility in Missouri

The company chose Missouri because of its central location, which will help reduce delivery times as regional demand increases. Tweet this The company is a diverse manufacturer and supplier of premium construction products and related technologies for the commercial and residential construction markets. The new installation of Missouri will be its fiftieth nationwide location. “The […]

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Paul Morrell to lead government review of building product testing | New

Paul Morrell has been announced as co-chair of a government review into the testing of construction products following shocking disclosures by material manufacturers in the Grenfell Inquiry. Morrell, who served as the government’s first chief construction adviser under Gordon Brown and David Cameron, will lead the independent review alongside construction legal expert Anneliese Day QC. […]

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The global construction materials market is expected to

New York, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Global Construction Materials Market 2021-2025” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p05219326/?utm_source=GNW Our Construction Materials Market report provides holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, along with vendor analysis covering approximately 25 vendors.The report offers up-to-date analysis regarding the current global […]

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British investors extend anti-slavery campaign to construction and materials sectors

$ 10 trillion investor group to start talks in third quarter Builds on initial engagement with hotel companies Occurs against a background of increasing focus on business supply chains LONDON, April 12 (Reuters) – A coalition of British investors urging companies to unearth modern slavery in their supply chains said on Monday it would expand […]

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Building material prices jump again in March

the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its Producer Price Index report for March 2021. It showed prices for building materials rose 2.4% in the month, adjusted for seasonality. The building materials and components index was 9.9 percent above its level a year earlier. The overall prices of products processed for intermediate demand increased by […]

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The shortage of construction products “likely to get worse before it gets better”

As demand for construction products remains high, the Federation of builders traders and Association of construction products warned that uptime issues are likely to get worse before they get better Construction products in short supply include lumber, steel, tiles, bricks, screws and fasteners, tools, plumbing and sanitary ware. “Builders and building material dealers are penalized […]

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Global Building Materials Market 2021-2025 Growth of $ 1123.07 Billion Expected by Product and Geography

The building materials market is expected to grow by $ 1,123.07 billion during the period 2021-2025, growing at a CAGR of almost 16%, due to the increase in the number of smart cities, the increase in public spending on infrastructure and the increase in building construction green. The report offers up-to-date analysis regarding the current […]

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MTSU inaugurates $ 40.1 million building for concrete and construction management school

Officials at Middle Tennessee State University on Tuesday April 6 opened a much needed 54,000 square foot, $ 40.1 million building for the School of Concrete and Construction Management. With special guests, industry partners and in-person alumni and many more watching virtually on True Blue TV, the long-awaited ceremony was held outside near the corner […]

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Euralarm supports the call for a higher standard of construction products

How to build smarter, safer cities from scratch Today we live in an age obsessed with technology. Whatever your perspective, it’s hard to avoid the growing number of applications, products and solutions that continue to redefine the limits of what we once thought possible. From autonomous vehicles to edge computing, 5G and the Internet of […]

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Sandvik sets up after acquisition of Allied Construction Products

After Sandvikthe acquisition of Allied Construction Products, company officials addressed the question: What does this acquisition mean for long-time distributors and end users of Allied Construction Products breakers and compactors? “We will continue to do well what Allied has been doing well for many years,” said Jonas Lindqvist, who has been appointed CEO of the […]

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Last Mile Building Materials Supplier Curri Raises $ 6 Million in Funding

In the world of e-commerce, on-demand delivery is a convenience for the customer. In the construction world, it is a necessity. When material arrives late at a job site, the job site may be closed. Technological platform Curri tries to solve this problem with its last mile on-demand solution. The company closed a $ 6 […]

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National Institute for Construction Management and Research

Pune NICMAR Campus NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH OF CONSTRUCTION (NICMAR), was incorporated as a non-profit organization with the main aim of engaging in activities to promote training, research, professionalism and skills development at all levels of management of the construction, real estate, infrastructure and projects (CRIP). . The objectives of NICMAR also include […]

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Construction management researchers use virtual reality to improve knowledge transfer in industry

With the increase in construction spending and the skyrocketing demand for sustainable energy and other new technologies in construction projects, jobs are plentiful in the construction industry. However, the existing workforce ages, vacancies remain vacant, and new workers replacing retirees are sometimes seen by experienced professionals as lacking the necessary experience and skills. A professor […]