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3 Concepts That Will Shape the Future of Construction
3 Concepts That Will Shape the Future of Construction
The U.S. construction industry often boxes itself in when facing obstacles or uncovering the newest emerging trends, while similar situations are occurring in nations across the globe. That international perspective can offer unique solutions and a sen...
UConn Researchers Say Super-Strong Concrete Could Be a Fix for Nation's Bridge Problems
UConn Researchers Say Super-Strong Concrete Could Be a Fix for Nation's Bridge Problems
One problem aging bridges face is corrosion from the elements and salt from the roads. Corrosion often occurs at the end of beams in the superstructure of the bridge – the part that supports car traffic. Engineers usually use steel plates to patc...
Developing a Strategy for Getting Paid on Time
Developing a Strategy for Getting Paid on Time
Many architects and engineers don’t like to talk about money. This isn’t to say that architects aren’t good business people, it’s just that money typically is not the reason an architect or engineer is drawn to their career; it&...
Caterpillar Test Measures How Much Time Technology Can Cut from the Building Process
Caterpillar Test Measures How Much Time Technology Can Cut from the Building Process
Caterpillar Inc. recently conducted a production study at their proving grounds in Peoria, Ill., that once and for all put new technology to the test against traditional road building methods. They built identical roads side by side – one with in...