Construction materials

How UK entrepreneurs can get leaner

While trade deals have taken their toll on getting construction supplies to project sites around the world, large projects closer to home in the UK have caused even more commodification once the supplies are in. available. Comparing January-May of this year to the same period in 2020, the costs associated with materials and projects increased […]

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Exchange of DIY and building materials in Čiekurkalns, Rīga / Article

Waste from construction works is an ongoing problem. Waste managers often encounter different repair materials thrown away with municipal waste. “It is such a space where every inhabitant of Rīga has the possibility to bring their repair material and also to pick up what could be interesting,” said the coordinator, Zane Ruģēna. According to website, […]

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Construction management instructors honored for outstanding teaching during pandemic

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic closed classrooms on the Purdue University campus, the virus could not deter innovative teachers at École Polytechnique. Instructors from the Polytechnic School of Construction Management Technology (CMT) synthesis team overhauled their teaching tactics to ensure that the courses continue to be successful. In the process, the CMT Synthesis Class became […]

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Two men arrested on suspicion of stealing building materials in El Paso County

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Two men have been arrested on charges of stealing building materials believed to have been taken from a property under construction in El Paso County. Deputies from the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office at the Montana Patrol Station conducted a traffic stop on the 3800 block of Vista Del Este […]

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Report: Building materials and service prices up 26%

Unprecedented price increases for a range of goods and services used in construction pushed contractors’ costs up 26.3% from June 2020 to June 2021, according to a analysis government data on Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) conducted. AGC officials warn that rising material prices are making it difficult for many construction companies to profit […]

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K2 retained for construction management at Glacier Sands

K2 Management has been appointed by Cordelio Power to provide project and construction management for the 185 MW Glacier Sands wind farm in Illinois. K2 Management previously supported the project during its advanced development and pre-construction phases. With this new role, K2 Management will take over the management from construction to commercial operation. The scope […]

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Building thermal insulation materials market in the building materials industry | Technavio

Factors such as growing demand from emerging economies, tax cuts and incentives, and strict regulations and policies will provide immense opportunities for growth. To take advantage of current opportunities, market sellers need to strengthen their presence in fast growing segments, while maintaining their positions in slow growing segments. The building thermal insulation materials market is […]

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BS Diploma in Construction Management | Michigan Technology Admissions

My Michigan Tech: John Batsikouras Develop John explains why he chose his major and Michigan Tech. The short answer? He knew the Huskies were getting jobs and wanted to be involved in an industry without limits. Estimate, quote and schedule. You are responsible. A construction management degree prepares you to take charge of construction projects, […]

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Analysis of the growth of the cement market in the construction materials industry

The pandemic-focused report highlights the impact of bottlenecks, supply chain disruptions, demand destruction and customer behavior change during 2020. Technavio analysts compiled the reports extensively through qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to derive the most relevant to industry and business. relevant results. With the continued spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic, organizations around the world […]

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Rising prices for building materials spread

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its Producer Price Index report for June 2021. It showed that building material prices rose 3.2% in the month, adjusted for seasonality. The index was 20.4% above its level of the previous year. The overall prices of products processed for intermediate demand increased by 1.9%. This index was […]