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Irish building materials and labor costs ‘rise amid global shortages’

Global shortages of almost all building materials have pushed up raw material costs for Irish construction by 13.4% and labor costs by 4%, with further price increases to come , warned a major investigation. The Turner and Townsend Poll also found that the Covid-19 restrictions will last a long time for construction in the Republic […]

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Israel allows construction materials to enter strike-ravaged Gaza Strip

Dozens of trucks carrying construction materials were allowed into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday after Israel lifted a long-standing blockade that it further tightened following an 11-day assault on the Gaza Strip. Palestinian enclave in May. The imports took place during a period of tension in which Hamas militants threw incendiary balloons into Israel and […]

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Germany’s building material shortage eases, southwest floods

LONDON (ICIS) – The shortage of dent production materials in the German construction industry eased in August compared with July, but more than 40% of companies still reported difficulty in sourcing materials, the Ifo research institute said on Monday. However, businesses in southwestern Germany are still reeling from the July floods that affected caused widespread […]

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Managing risk throughout the shortage of building materials

It will be news if the construction industry experiences a severe shortage of key materials. The Construction Leadership Council first warned of shortages (of wood, steel, pitched roofing, plastics, paints/coatings, some electronics and cement – among other materials) at the start of that year, and has reiterated its concerns ever since. These concerns are so […]

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Benefits of construction management software: signs you need software

If you are running a construction business, you should know that it is tricky to juggle multiple projects while providing quality work and customer service. As a small business owner, the last thing you want is to be left behind. That is why it is important to consider adopting software to successfully plan, execute and […]

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Managing Risks Throughout the Building Material Shortage – Real Estate & Construction

It will be news to few that the construction industry is experiencing a severe shortage of key materials. The Construction Leadership Council first warned of shortages (of wood, steel, pitched roofing, plastics, paints / coatings, some electronics and cement – among other materials) at the start of the year. this year, and has reiterated its […]

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Couple aims to build a customer-focused business under the name of YourWay Construction Management

Through Jeff Theodore, Contributing writer MARLBOROUGH – After more than two decades in the construction business, William Johnson has heard his fair share of nightmarish stories from dissatisfied homeowners talking about construction projects gone wrong. The most important takeaway Johnson says he’s learned over the years is to always keep the lines of communication – […]

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Grafton expects building material prices to continue to rise

Prices for major building materials will continue to rise next year, Gavin Slark, managing director of the owner of Woodie’s DIY Grafton Group, predicted on Wednesday. In an interview after Grafton reported that profits for the first six months of the year hit a record € 167 million, Mr Slark said rising building material prices […]

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Construction management platform Capmo cements $30 million seed round

The Munich-based all-in-one construction management platform for European SME Capmo has won a $30 million Series B funding round. As well as increasing the size of the team, the startup plans to inject expanding foam into product offerings, as well as exploring new European markets. With foundations poured in 2018, Capmo is already drilling through […]

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Building Materials Procurement Platform Offers Same Day Delivery

The construction industry relies on a complex balance between the right materials and effective project management. The Onfleet customer TOOLBX is an all-in-one building materials procurement platform for residential and commercial contractors that delivers materials directly to the job site the same day they are ordered. TOOLBX drives construction projects forward by ensuring that materials […]

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Relief for industry as branding changes for construction products delayed

As part of Brexit, changes were due to take effect on January 1, 2022 and require products that previously had the CE mark to switch to the new United Kingdom Conformity Assessed (UKCA) mark. But the industry had sounded the alarm on whether the industry was ready for the change amid uncertainty over the availability […]

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Worley Awarded Contract for Engineering and Construction Management Services by Chevron

Chevron Australia Pty Ltd (Chevron) has awarded Worley a contract to provide engineering and construction management services in support of Chevron’s Jansz-Io Compression (J-IC) project. As part of the initial development plan for the Chevron-operated Gorgon project, J-IC will use subsea compression technology to maintain the long-term natural gas supply from the Jansz-Io field to […]

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Global Almanac of the Building Materials Industry

Summary The profile of the global Construction Materials industry provides leading qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (2016-20 value and forecast to 2025). New York, August 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Construction Materials Global Industry Almanac – Market Summary, Competitive Analysis and Forecast to 2025” – […]

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Israel allows entry of construction materials and other goods into Gaza Strip

(August 18, 2021 / JNS) The Israeli government announced Thursday that imports and exports can pass through the Kerem Shalom border crossing into the Gaza Strip. The shipments will include construction materials and other previously banned goods, reported I24 news. Jerusalem has approved the imports as indirect talks continue with Hamas, mediated by the United […]

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Doxel Computer Vision Construction Management Platform Raises $ 40 Million From Insight, Others | 2021-08-18

Doxel Computer Vision Construction Management Platform Raises $ 40 Million From Insight, Others | 2021-08-18 | Engineering News-Record This website requires certain cookies to function and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, some cookies have already been set, which you can delete and block. By closing this […]

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Coastal Construction Products purchases engineering construction supply of sealant

Coastal Construction Products, Jacksonville, Fla. – an independent distributor of caulking and sealants, waterproofing, concrete restorations and firestop materials in the United States – has entered into an agreement to purchase Sealant Engineering Construction Supply from Bensenville, Illinois. The expansion into the Chicago area marked the first acquisition outside of Coastal’s regional base in the […]

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Nicholas Meat chooses Quandel as construction management company for site upgrade – the Record Online

Brian Mickatavage, general superintendent of Quandel, left, reviews plans for the sustainable resource facility with Brian Miller, director of sustainability at Nicholas Meat (right). LOGANTON, PA – Nicholas Meat LLC selected Quandel Construction Group, Inc. as the construction management company to oversee the development of what the Loganton-based company has called “its industry-leading Sustainable Resource […]

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Coastal Construction Products Acquires Another Sealant Distributor in Illinois

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Coastal Construction Products, one of the largest independent distributors of caulking and waterproofing, waterproofing and concrete restoration materials in the United States, has entered into a partnership agreement with Sealant Engineering Construction Supply of Bensenville, IL. This move to the Chicago area marks the first acquisition outside of Coastal’s regional base in […]

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Construction products boost second quarter 2021 in Arcosa

Revenues specific to construction products increased 38% in the second quarter to Arcosa to $ 204.5 million, mainly due, according to the company, to the acquisition in 2021 of StonePoint materials. The company says demand was generally higher in its natural and recycled aggregates business serving construction end-markets, but excessive rainfall in the second quarter […]

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Advice on innovation in building materials

We all know that “necessity is the mother of invention”. The evolution of requirements, parameters, time constraints, the size of structures, specifications, quality requirements push people to seek innovations and develop new materials, equipment and technologies. Building materials, equipment and construction techniques have become more energy efficient, needs based, economical, environmentally friendly, user friendly and […]

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Tips for Overcoming Construction Management Challenges Due to COVID 19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of disruption in businesses around the world and has affected the economy in general. Each industry has faced a unique set of challenges. However, despite all the challenges, construction companies can continue to operate with minimal disruption using digital collaboration tools. Contractors can use remote collaboration strategies to […]

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AGC announces sharp price increases on US building materials

ARLINGTON, Virginia. – Significant price increases continued in July for a wide range of goods and services used in construction in the United States, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of government data released on 12 August. The producer price index for new non-residential construction rose 4.4% over the […]

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Building materials start-up raises $ 33 million after tripling its workforce

The Agora platform has announced that it has raised the new funding after a year in which its revenues have increased eightfold. A tech startup that helps commercial construction clients secure building materials plans to increase its staff and invest more in research and development after securing a new round of funding. the Agora The […]

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The proposal would ban the outdoor storage of building materials in certain zonings in Plano

A proposal being developed by Plano city council would change the city’s zoning to prevent outdoor storage of building materials in areas zoned for commercial enterprises. Building, Planning and Zoning Director Tom Karpus believes some commercial spaces should not be used as a building material storage area. He spoke about it on Monday during the […]

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A foam shortage is delaying deliveries of furniture, appliances and building materials. Here’s what that means for consumers.

Photo: istockphoto.com The ongoing global pandemic coupled with the severe winter storms that hit the southern United States in February 2021 caused massive delays and shortages in the chemical components of the foam. Suppliers of everything from furniture and mattresses to boats and blown insulation are facing shortages of this major component. This lack of […]

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The global construction management software market is expected to grow by $ 630.51 million during the period 2021-2025, growing at a CAGR of nearly 8% during the forecast period.

Global Construction Management Software Market 2021-2025 Analyst is monitoring the Construction Management Software market and it is expected to grow by $ 630.51 million during the period 2021-2025, growing at a CAGR of nearly 8% over the forecast period. New York, Aug 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com Announces the Release of “Global Construction Management […]

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Plywood Leads Large Price Rise for Building Materials

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its Producer Price Index report for July 2021. It showed that building material prices rose 0.6% in the month, adjusted for seasonality. The building materials and components index was also 20.4% above its level of the previous year. Aggregate prices of products processed for intermediate demand rose 1.7% […]

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Estonian company Remato raises € 1.45 million to develop its construction management platform

Image credit: Remato Most small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe and the United States are in urgent need of digitalization as they face universal challenges in terms of performance, administration and deadlines. This happens due to under-scanning or the deployment of fragmented software for specific tasks. Estonia-based construction tech start-up Remato has raised $ […]

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The hyper-volatility driving today’s building materials market

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series where Keyan Zandy of Skiles Group speaks with industry experts on building materials. Preston Pressley, president of Baker Triangle; Kolby May, vice president of Osburn Contractors; David Garrett, president of SteelFab Texas; and David Fultz, senior vice president of TDIndustries. This conversation may not reveal […]

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The rising cost of building materials and its effect on the legal landscape

It’s no secret that the prices of building materials and equipment have skyrocketed. The costs of lumber, steel, copper, glass and PVC, for example, have increased dramatically since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and thanks to the reopening of the global economy. There are indications that the prices of some commodities have increased by […]

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The global construction management software market is estimated

SEATTLE, Aug 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Construction management software provides a range of solutions that help users effectively manage construction projects, resources and clients. Construction management software increases the efficiency and accountability of businesses and construction companies while streamlining previously manual processes, such as daily internal communications, task scheduling, listing of items, and listing […]

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Construction management platform Remato raises startup $ 1.7 million from Passion Capital – TechCrunch

Small and medium-sized construction companies in Europe and the United States tend not to operate on digital platforms, leaving a $ 1.6 trillion industry relatively untouched. Publicly traded company Procore (NYSE: PCOR) is the platform of choice for large general contractors, but new startups are turning to this SME construction market such as SiteMax, Sitemate, […]

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Construction Management Software market 2021-2025 | Growth Analysis in Application Software Industry

The Construction Management Software Market report offers a comprehensive analysis of the strategies adopted by vendors and trends, drivers and challenges affecting the market size. The report offers up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by growing demands for the […]

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IPO: Issues Open Now >> Exxaro Tiles: Building Materials

Exxaro tiles The description They are engaged in the manufacture and marketing of vitrified tiles used primarily for flooring solutions. They started their activities as a partnership company in 2007-08 as a manufacturer of frit, which is one of the raw materials used in the manufacture of tiles, and over the years has diversified, expanded […]

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Faced with shortage of building materials and labor, builders are trying to be flexible

There is a lot of pent-up demand affecting the construction industry. However, builders and contractors face significant delays due to supply chain constraints, high prices for everything from lumber to steel, and insufficient numbers of construction workers. Some in the industry are getting creative to overcome these challenges. Under construction, each project has a start […]

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Construction Management Company Announces Austin Expansion, New Leadership

The new location will help the CSM Group to grow where the market grows – by Austin and throughout the Southwest. The company is poised to serve the region’s emerging high-tech and manufacturing industries, while providing a broader range of services to its many loyal Midwestern customers. In addition, it will invest in the development […]