On Oct. 26, Mid Country Machinery held an open house at its Fort Dodge location in celebration of the company's 20th anniversary. Every time Mid Country Machinery customers spent $5,000 dollars on sales, rentals, parts and/or service between Dec. 15, 2016, and Oct. 20, 2017 they were automatically entered to win a new, 2017 Ford Raptor from Fort Dodge Ford….
The potential for artificial intelligence — or AI — is high on the social agenda. Seemingly, everyone from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to Tesla CEO Elon Musk has an opinion on the impact of AI on our everyday lives. But how will the technology of today impact the construction of tomorrow?Once confined to the pages of science fiction novels, artificial intelligence (AI) has now become a reality that cannot be ignored….
Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded $2.4 million in grant funding to the city of Weed, Calif., for the construction of a roadway and additional infrastructure. The project is expected to create 80 jobs and leverage $12 million in private investment….
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan just said to get ready for Elon Musk's Hyperloop. Hogan said on Twitter on Oct. 19 that he supports a Hyperloop connection between Baltimore and Washington D.C. "I think it's coming to Maryland and it's going to go from Baltimore to Washington, so get ready," Hogan said when asked his thoughts on the Boring Company's Hyperloop….
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler L.P. (HFF) announced the $83 million sale and acquisition financing of 12-18 West 55th Street, an 8,000-sq.-ft. development site located adjacent to the University Club and Peninsula Hotel in Manhattan's Plaza District. The HFF team marketed the property on behalf of the seller, a partnership between Barings and Lincoln Property Company, and procured the buyer, Skyline Developers, the New York affiliate of Garden Homes Development….
Joseph Cyril Bamford Excavators Limited, universally known as JCB, is a British multinational corporation, with headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, manufacturing equipment for construction, agriculture, waste handling and demolition world’s top three manufacturers of construction equipment
Scientists at Haifa’s Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have suggested a way to map out patterns of near-miss accidents involving cranes at building sites that they say can serve government authorities and insurance companies, as well as construction businesses.
“The construction industry is responsible for the highest number of fatal work accidents in the country and the world,” Dr. Gabriel Raviv, a civil engineer with three decades of experience, wrote in a paper published in the journal Safety Science.
A multimodal project in Colorado that installed advanced technology to speed emergency responses and added new travel options including a commuter bikeway — along with a project in Idaho that removed the last of 18 dangerous intersections — were honored as the top winners in the 2017 America's Transportation Awards competition….
JBG Contractors has been performing civil works, quarrying, demolition and asbestos removal from Sydney to the far south coast of NSW for the past 20 years. JBG has been choosing Kobelco equipment for more than a decade. More here http://bit.ly/2nb8OpM
Project by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s designated National Center for Excellence on SMART Innovations for Urban Climate and Energy at ASU (www.asusmart.com). Shows the construction of the pervious concrete parking lot and demonstration of its ability to allow water to pass through the pavement.