Posts Tagged ‘construction’

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Massive Tesla Gigafactory To Have Massive Impact On Nevada

Expected to be one of the world’s largest industrial facilities, the Tesla gigafactory is not just going to produce home solar storage and electric-car batteries. The massive facility is projected to provide Nevada with annual statewide economic benefits of $5.4 billion in jobs, tax revenues and overall spending over the next two decades. It’s been one year since the 5.5-million-square-foot facility broke ground... ...Read More...

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Data Center Construction Market Growing At 10% CAGR

Posted by Heidi Schwartz The data center construction market covers multiple sectors like design, architecture, installation of electrical and mechanical systems, and incorporation of security mechanisms. Infrastructure certifications also play a vital role in the building of data center facilities. Internet of things (IoT), which requires a data center, is experiencing tremendous growth. Data centers are more suitable for storing and processing... ...Read More...

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Emerging Use Of Drones, Associated Risks


By Jay Shelton Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)—or drones—are often used to enhance public safety, support agriculture, help the environment, monitor the climate, and mitigate disasters. Several industries, like real estate and construction, are slowly jumping on the drone bandwagon, as these devices are extremely cost-effective and can be used in several capacities. In fact, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) forecasts... ...Read More...

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California Approves Sweeping Design-Build Authorization

California reforms infrastructure delivery with passage of SB 785; ensures design-build authority in California for next... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Pre-Schoolers With Power Tools

In the hopes of spreading "the joy of building, revising, and repairing," the goal of the program is to introduce youngsters—perhaps facility managers or engineers of the future—to materials and tools while learning the basics of individual work and... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Construction Projects; Lessons Learned?

In construction projects you have overseen in recent years, what has been the biggest challenge and how did you and your team overcome the... ...Read More...

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Green Building Business Booming In Canada

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: High Definition Surveys For Construction Projects

Based on an imaging laser that collects thousands of survey shots per second, HDS technology quickly gathers facility survey... ...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: ezIQC from The Gordian Group

This offering speeds up construction and renovation projects with competitive bidding requirements satisfied ahead of... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Secret Is In The Foundation

Housing a collection of fragile historical artifacts next to a busy railroad track calls for special protective measures. Vibrations must be kept to an absolute minimum.... ...Read More...