Articles by tag: construction industry

With New Build America Buy America Guidance on Construction Materials, Contractors Should Be More Proactive with Compliance

Build America Buy America

Time to put America in the driver’s seat of infrastructure manufacturing. The Office of Management and Budget has proposed new rules on how to implement the Build America Buy America Act provisions. As part of the Biden administration’s attempt to boost domestic manufacturing and supply chains, this act requires construction materials on federal infrastructure […]

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Engineering & Construction
Risk Mitigation in an Evolving Construction Industry

“You’ve got to pivot very quickly in order to move in a positive direction from the industry trends,” Creagan said As our industry professionals know, the larger construction industry is evolving in many ways. New technologies, materials disruption, supply chain breakdowns, and reinvestments into infrastructure are all changing how the design, build, and maintenance process […]

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Building Drone Fleets for the Construction Industry

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   The use case for drones is a long list, and the construction industry is driving […]

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Business Services
Career Lessons Learned by an Analog Guy in a Digital World

No company is perfect, and whether you work at a start-up or large corporation, there will inevitably be days where you wish you worked on the other side. Tim Garbutt, the Director of Corporate Marketing and Communications at Flintco LLC, has been on both sides and knows how the other half works. On this episode […]

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Engineering & Construction
European Researchers Bring Innovative Robotics to Construction

New advancements in autonomous systems are poising the construction industry for a robot revolution. One of the oldest and most vital industries in the world, the construction industry is fraught with safety risks that endanger its workers who must perform daunting, labor-intensive tasks, and in the short term, added workflow challenges under COVID. While […]

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Building Management
Why Roofing is Essential During the Pandemic and in the New Normal

Businesses in virtually every sector have taken a blow during the coronavirus pandemic. To remain viable or even afloat, companies across the globe have been forced to be even more agile, resilient, creative and gritty than ever before while simultaneously ensuring the safety of their clients and their families. In short, the COVID-19 crisis […]

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AEC
New Innovations Lead to Efficiency and Safety for Power Tool Manufacturer

Is efficiency the key to innovation? It is certainly a topic for discussion, especially in the AEC industry. To talk about the connection between efficiency and innovation as well as efficiency and safety, we’re joined by Paul Guth, President of iQ Power Tools, manufacturers of dust collection power tools. Paul has almost a lifetime […]

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Efficiency Amplified: Automatic Prior Authorizations for Seamless Care
February 23, 2024

Navigating the labyrinth of healthcare bureaucracy, particularly the prior authorization process, presents a significant challenge for both providers and patients. This process, which is designed to control healthcare costs, often ends up delaying critical care. Could the efficiency of healthcare delivery improve if hospitals with a consistent record of approved claims were granted automatic […]

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Power Up, Power On: Maximize Battery Life with Repurposing, not Just Recycling
February 23, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable technology, the debate between battery recycling and repurposing is becoming increasingly significant. As we strive for a greener future, how can we best extend the battery life and utility of the batteries powering our electric vehicles (EVs) and other devices? Dr. Veronika Wright, also known as Electrified Veronika™ […]

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Smart Thermostat Technology is a Must-Have for Hotels Committed to a Sustainable Future
February 23, 2024

The drive towards sustainability within the hospitality sector marks a pivotal shift in how hotels operate and interact with their environment. Smart thermostat technology emerges as a key player in this transformation, offering more than just energy savings—it embodies a holistic approach to environmental stewardship and operational efficiency. By harnessing the power of automation and […]

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AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance
February 23, 2024

In an era where technology’s evolution outpaces its regulation, AI advances can lead to ethical dilemmas in accounting and finance. The integration of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies into these sectors not only heralds a new dawn of efficiency and transparency but also introduces a myriad of ethical dilemmas, particularly concerning data privacy, security, […]

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