GCP has created a new advancement for the ready mix concrete industry—in-transit concrete management. This cutting-edge system leverages the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor, measure and manage concrete slump between plant and jobsite, through automated water and admixture additions in the ready-mix truck’s rotating drum. GCP’s Verifi in-transit concrete
Vendor Triple E Equipment says that demand for construction robots will more than double in the next five years. “The hard truth is, there’s so much room for machinery because the construction industry is facing a serious worker shortage. The silver lining is that machines working in unison with humans
Every American wants to own their own home. Financially it isn’t always possible, particularly if you’re a first time buyer. According to the New York Times from 2017, the nationwide average home price is $182,500. Even with a deposit as low as 6 percent, this amount can be a struggle.
By Jim Williams Construction people probably feel they have “seen it all” in scenarios of building construction. But even experienced workers have probably never experienced a situation like this one. We started out working in a 100-year-old building on Main Street, in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. We were clearing out old
By Douglas P. Taylor America’s bridges need work. So do some of the nation’s buildings – both old and new – that were designed to avoid collapsing during an earthquake or other major catastrophe, but aren’t quite up to the task of remaining inhabitable after disaster strikes. “Earthquakes are possible