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Construction Panorama

Innovative construction practices, noteworthy design, current dilemmas and trends: articles of interest highlighting the construction industry.  Enjoy!

The construction industry lost two fine men, sons of prominent contractors, both chips off the old block, smart, successful and generous with their time talent and treasure for...
It has been a busy week for me this week. I had the opportunity to go over to the UK and inspect some Industrial equipment. I have had many tell me “wow”, that is really cool you...
“CMEF plans to celebrate Christmas by serving as a designated Toys for Tots drop-off location.  Through combined efforts with Performance Contractors, we hope to reach more...
As engineers begin to look at sustainability and to test the limits of materials like wood and composite structures, we are beginning to see a number of mostly residential, wood-...
We first noted that autonomous vehicles were being used in the construction industry several years back when we pointed out that Australian companies were using unmanned Komatsu...
Our Houston area construction industry lost two good men in the last couple of months: Jerry Lowry and Damon Gowan.  They were similar in make-up: leaders who were quiet...
Wildfires this year in California burned through hundreds of thousands of acres of land and left dozens dead or missing. The deadly Tubbs fire, for example, is estimated to have...
As we reported in a recent post, construction is the second most likely industry in the US where substance abuse exists. According to a Bisnow article entitled “The Silent Killer...
When disaster strikes, fast action can save lives – that same sentiment often carries over to the recovery process. People with the ability to help those in need tend to move...