The 2018 Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 Regional Competition for Utah was held at Interstate Brick in West Jordan, Utah on August 10, 2018. Eight teams of brick masons and tenders vied for a competition spot in the 2019 Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 World Championship Competition held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the way the construction industry does business. After years of hype, the technology is finally here and can boost productivity, safety and other critical aspects of business success. An AI system can enable such services as predictive maintenance, which multiples the value of the Internet
CTS Cement Manufacturing Corp. – manufacturer of Rapid Set professional-grade cement products and Komponent shrinkage-compensating cement for concrete repairs and new construction projects – announces a partnership with Concure Systems to provide the ultimate performance in moisture protection and Komponent shrinkage-compensating jointless floor slabs. Facilities specifying moisture sensitive floor coverings
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Announces 2018 CRSI HONORS Design and Construction Awards Recipients
The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute announces the results of their biennial CRSI HONORS Design and Construction Awards program. Of the entries received, 19 projects were selected to receive recognition. Project entries were evaluated on the basis of: (1) Satisfaction of Owners Objectives, (2) Development of Innovative Solutions, (3) Maximizing Project
Safety is improving in the construction industry, according to the National Safety Council, but serious injuries and fatalities still occur. “I think it’s fair to say that while we have been getting better at preventing most incidents and improving safety, in general, there are specific ways in which we have
Current US construction activity is ahead of peak 2007 levels and we’re doing it with half a million fewer workers. Everyone in the construction business knows there’s a labor and skills shortage, and that shortfall is driving the trend in offsite construction. It just makes sense that the more you
Festool recently announced that the headquarters for Festool USA and Festool Canada, located in Lebanon, Indinana, will expand by 80,000 square feet. This is the second, large-scale expansion within the past three years. Company executives cite increased demand and robust sales behind $9.3 million expansion, as the Festool brand continues