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Wood-Metal Hybrid for Lightweight Construction

Sustainability is key when developing new materials for the construction industry. Wood is the perfect source material because it is a renewable resource and has the ability to be recycled at the end of its service life.  Researchers at... Continue Reading

What Tires Will Look Like in 2048?

Can tires become more sustainable for construction? A new initiative aims to manufacture tires that use 80 percent sustainable materials and that 100 percent of all tires will be recycled by the year 2048.According to the World Business... Continue Reading

Ep. 95: Adopting Lean Construction Principles

Lean construction first began roughly 20 years ago; and it developed out of the need for principles and practices for design and management. Today, it can help workflows become more predictable. Michael Carr, president of MOCA’s software... Continue Reading

Electric Vehicles: More Fleets Going Green

Electric vehicles (EV) are a growing trend both on and off the jobsite—and now manufacturers are offering new equipment, while users are demonstrating how fleets can go green.Manufacturers Move to EVMore often, manufacturers are offering... Continue Reading

5 Construction Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

It is an exciting time for the construction industry. Although traditionally reluctant to embrace technological change, economic constraints and long-term labor shortages are forcing contractors to search for new ways to enhance... Continue Reading

3 Technology Game Changers for Contractors

While the construction industry has historically had the lowest spend on IT and technology, the landscape is rapidly changing. Almost all contractors are using construction management software for scheduling, estimating, job costing, and... Continue Reading

Top 10 States for Green Building

All across the country, construction companies are building green. But which cities are the greenest? The U.S. Green Building Council identified the top 10 states for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).LEED’s... Continue Reading

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