Tag: construction

AEC TECH NEWS: Report released on ‘Lessons Learned About Drones in Construction’

BZ Media LLC announced the first in a series of critical examinations of important trends and strategies in vertical commercial drone markets, “5 Valuable Lessons Learned About Drones in Construction.”

Report: Innovators shaking up tradition-bound construction industry

New technologies are transforming the engineering and construction (E&C) sector at an accelerated pace, according to a new report compiled by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group.

AECOM rebrands construction businesses

AECOM, a fully integrated infrastructure firm, introduced AECOM Tishman and AECOM Hunt — brand identities that bring together generations of building experience and expertise across a wide range of global markets.

ARTBA 2017 Forecast: Modest growth in transportation construction market

Total transportation construction and related market activity is expected to grow 1.3 percent in 2017, driven largely by increases in highway and bridge private construction activity supporting residential and commercial developments, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) chief economist.

October construction starts recede 4 percent

New construction starts in October decreased 4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $678.9 billion, settling back from the elevated amount that was reported in September, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

Dodge Momentum Index moves higher in October

The Dodge Momentum Index grew 4.1 percent in October to 133.6 from its revised September reading of 128.3 (2000=100). The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning.

New construction starts in 2017 forecast to increase 5 percent to $713 billion

Dodge Data & Analytics’ 2017 Dodge Construction Outlook predicts that total U.S. construction starts for 2017 will advance 5 percent to $713 billion, following gains of 11 percent in 2015 and an estimated 1 percent in 2016.

Architecture Billings Index continues contraction

For the first time since the summer of 2012, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) posted consecutive months of a decline in demand for design services.

Purdue alumnus develops technology to improve efficiency at construction sites

Joseph Louis, who recently earned a doctorate in civil engineering from Purdue's Lyles School of Civil Engineering, used technology he was working on while he was pursuing the degree to co-found SAMCRO Technologies LLC. The company is working to license technology that combines pre-existing sensors on equipment at a construction site with an operational model of the site.

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