In a time travel novel written nearly 50 years ago, a scientific research experiment enables the narrator to walk about and interact in his environment as it existed in a previous century. To be sure, there are many dangers inherent in a time travel adventure, but the most impactful one is this: The hero is Read More »
Blog Category: Construction Landscape
What is Modular Construction?
Modular, according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, simply means “having parts that can be connected or combined in different ways.” Understanding the value of modular construction is, however, a bit more involved. Unlike the majority of buildings constructed onsite, exactly where they live out their usefulness, modular buildings – composed of one or more modules – are Read More »
Construction Trends: How Does Modular Fit In?
When the New Year began, industry analysts and trade journalists outlined what they believed to be the overall construction trends for the next 12 months. But how does modular fit into the conversation now that 2016 is more than halfway over? With Dodge Data & Analytics’ 2016 Construction Outlook report predicting 6 percent construction industry Read More »
4 Reasons You Should Consider Renting Equipment for Your Project
Construction projects can get expensive quickly. When all said and done, going over budget can be fairly easy, even with careful planning and experience. When thinking about your budget, consider renting the equipment you may need to mitigate costs and eventual headaches. Reasons to consider renting equipment for your project: Take on short-term projects Read More »
Staying Safe: Key Regulatory Developments You Need to Know Now
No matter what industry you’re in, safety is always a top concern at the workplace. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 3 million workers are injured or become ill on the job every year. The construction industry is especially vulnerable to threats to worker safety. Here are key regulatory developments related Read More »
Going Mobile: 4 Ways Apps Benefit Your Construction Business
Last year, global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company released data showing that construction productivity has been relatively flat for decades while manufacturing productivity has nearly doubled. The findings shook up many in the construction industry, including Brendan Bechtel, president and future CEO of the eponymous construction giant, who exclaimed he is “haunted at night” Read More »