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April 10, 2019
One South First, a high-rise built in Domino Park, is the first of its kind in the nation thanks to a collaboration between Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL) and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI). This 42-story tower is being built with the use of 3D-printed cast molds for One South First's 1,594 window panels.
February 20, 2019
3D printers have been around for quite some time now, but did you think 2019 would be the year an entire house would be 3D printed? We're living in the future.
January 30, 2019
There's no question that the construction industry is in a technology boom. Though a lot of attention is diverted to any talk of robots or drones to benefit production time or data-analysis, much work has actually been put into creating technology that monitors worker safety.
January 16, 2019
Though we're only just over two weeks out of 2018, it's probably safe to say we've all left 2018 far behind us and have been taking some time to feel out the new year to see what we can expect from 2019. That's exactly what Construction Dive's been doing regarding commercial construction. We are pretty excited about their predictions for this year's trends, so we highlighted a handful of our favorite ones just for you.
December 19, 2018
December 5, 2018
The much anticipated 2018 Project of the Year award went to the Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier, specifically because the project "is unparalleled in purpose and the potential to save lives as well as in terms of its sheer magnitude and complexity."
November 11, 2018
"I firmly believe that, with the proper training and opportunities, veterans can succeed in the construction field better than any other group."
October 10, 2018
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) have taken virtual reality technology and created an interactive application for safety training, specifically dealing with fall hazards and restraints.
October 3, 2018
The Causeway Bridge is one of the older structures recently causing much concern for commuters and officials alike. The problem? A 20th century design in 21st century conditions.
September 12, 2018