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Regulations

Buy America Legislation Moves Forward in New Hampshire

June 1, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Some good news to report from the Granite State. The New Hampshire legislature officially passed legislation in late May that will give Made in America iron and steel preference in taxpayer-funded construction projects. Now it’s up to Gov. Chris Sununu […]


Process, R & D

3D-printing robot enables sustainable construction

May 18, 2022

Via: Phys.org

The Bovay Civil Infrastructure Laboratory Complex, located in the basement of Thurston Hall, has a new tenant: a roughly 6,000-pound industrial robot capable of 3D printing the kind of large-scale structures that could potentially transform the construction industry, making it […]


Regulations

New Hampshire Legislature Set to Vote on Buy America Bill on Thursday

April 20, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The New Hampshire legislature is set to vote on Thursday on SB 438, a bill would ensure when the state spends taxpayer money on construction projects, that money is spent on American-made products whenever possible. If you live in New […]


Design & Planning, Process

Design for Santiago International Airport Unveiled

March 31, 2022

Via: Industry Today

SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic – luis vidal + architects, an international firm that offers responsible and quality designs in response to the urban and social challenges of the day, has unveiled design concepts for Santiago International Airport’s new $300 million expansion. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Mitsubishi HC Capital America Provides EV Financing

March 18, 2022

Via: Industry Today

Flower Mound, TX—Specialty finance company Mitsubishi HC Capital America announces it is partnering with Hino Trucks to promote Hino INCLUSEV, the first all-encompassing program available in the U.S. to enable dealers to migrate their business to electrification. The partnership leverages […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Conti Federal Wins $81.4M Aircraft Shelters Contract

December 1, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Conti Federal Services, a leading U.S. government construction and engineering firm specializing in complex critical infrastructure, disaster response and recovery, and environmental remediation projects, has been awarded an $84,417,417 design-bid-build contract to construct hardened aircraft shelters and support facilities in […]


Regulations

Biden Signs $1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

November 17, 2021

Via: Industry Today

President Biden just signed the much anticipated infrastructure bill, formally called Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America, aka, INVEST in America Act. According to a study commissioned by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers […]


Process, R & D

The Use of 3D Printing and Autonomous Equipment in Construction

June 4, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

There are a lot of applications of 3D technology in various fields. One of the most promising ones is the use of autonomous equipment and 3D printing in construction. Read on to learn more about the use of these technologies […]


Regulations

America’s Infrastructure Problems: Biden’s Plan

March 10, 2021

Via: Industry Today

The United States’ economy has absorbed a body blow from the COVID-19 pandemic. This virus has drained the financial resources of millions of our fellow Americans who now can’t cover rent, pay utilities, or reliably buy groceries because of wages […]


Process, Production

Manufacturing Activity Jumps to Three-Year High in February

March 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing expanded in February at the fastest pace in three years with the arrival of a surge in new orders. The Institute for Supply Management reported March 1 that its gauge of manufacturing activity rose to a […]


Design & Planning, Process

How to Avoid Water Damage from the Construction Site

October 9, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Water damage is a leading cause of losses incurred by construction business owners while a site is under erection. This water flooding is often in melted snow water, a leak in the plumbing systems, or rainwater entering a construction site. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

5 Reasons to Work in Construction

July 30, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Working in construction can be dangerous. You’ll need to be aware of any possible hazards and be constantly on the ball. It’s tough, high-energy work that requires you to be on your feet all day long. You’ll face varying weather […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Construction Employment Continues Recovery

April 28, 2016

Via: Industry Week

Construction employment increased in 244 out of 358 metro areas, was unchanged in 44 and declined in 70 between March 2015 and March 2016, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of […]