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Structural Adhesives Market Expands

With a rise in construction, a lot of smaller sectors are experiencing growth. A small, but essential sector that will see expansion is the structural adhesives market—and it will change how contractors do work at the jobsite.The global... Continue Reading

Safety: Protect Your Head

The introduction of stringent norms by regulatory bodies such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) makes the use of safety helmets mandatory in work premises. This, and a combination of other factors, are driving the... Continue Reading

A Look Inside Trump's Infrastructure Roadmap

The infrastructure sector in the U.S. has received a lot of attention since President Trump's $1 trillion 10-year infrastructure plan was announced. Recently, there have been updates to the budgets and plans.With the release of the Trump... Continue Reading

Upgrading a Building’s Intelligence

A smart building integrates standalone automated systems with additional support features such as cloud integration. An individual automated system generates information via smart sensors and actuators and integrates the processed... Continue Reading

Demand for Steel Buildings Up

With the federal rules and licensing changes, there is a massive influx of projects set to start building in the fall. There is a need for buildings such as big warehouses and the interest is in using steel to build those buildings.With... Continue Reading

How the EU is Going Green

The energy policies of Western European countries are more synchronized than those in other regions, due to the influence exerted by the European Union (EU). In response to the threat of climate change, the EU has initiated a broad... Continue Reading

Earn Extra LEED Points

Want to earn some extra Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) points and Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) credits, while saving 1.5 billion liters of water a year? Now might be a... Continue Reading

Window of Opportunity for Smart Glass

Materials are getting smarter in buildings, and contractors need to be aware of how they are changing in order to incorporate into project in the future. One example of this is glass.Electrochromic glass is a smart glass that changes its... Continue Reading

Factors Driving the Construction Equipment Market

The global construction equipment market previously faced slowdowns due to sluggish economic conditions and sluggish growth of the construction industry. The market is expected to grow with the fastest growth rate in near future... Continue Reading

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Episode 51: Asset Management | Trucking Trends

Tuesday, March 7, 2017Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: The Tech ExperienceHost Peggy Smedley highlights some of the latest technology innovations for construction.Listen Now Segment 2: Asset... Continue Reading

Digging into the Excavator Market

Japan’s excavator market will get a boost from upcoming projects in the capital and surrounding area. The excavator market is expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of approximately 18 percent from 2017-2021, according... Continue Reading

Constructing Connected Railways of the Future

For more than 200 years, railways and railroads have been a part of the transportation landscape. Starting with the steam locomotive and evolving into electric railways within the first 100 years, railroads and trains have covered a lot... Continue Reading

Episode 49: Tire Trends | Robotic Systems

TUESDAY, February 21, 2017Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: Changes for AggregatesHost Peggy Smedley looks at how new technology is changing aggregates in construction.Listen Now Segment 2: Tire... Continue Reading

Top 3 Trends for Hydraulics

The global hydraulic equipment market for mobile applications is evolving, and there are three emerging trends that will have a significant impact on the market.Technavio recently issued a new report that focuses on the market and... Continue Reading

3 Ways Telematics Can Help with Fleet Management

Technology is rapidly advancing. With the IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (machine-to-machine) technology, we have new capabilities today that previously we would have never thought were possible. It’s important to stay on top of... Continue Reading

Cranes: Technology at the Top

Cranes are perhaps one of the most recognizable types of construction equipment. That may partly be due to the fact they can be seen hoisting materials up high, or sitting atop of a new structure being built. Crane models are available... Continue Reading

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