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Construction Panorama

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

Crane Industry Services LLC (CIS) has taken delivery of three Vortex Simulators from CM Labs Simulations Inc., Montreal, Quebec.  The simulators are designed to provide...
June 23, 2016
It was noted just the other day in The Guardian that in London, home to many major multinationals and a key player in the European Union, there are 436 planned buildings that will...
June 10, 2016
Hi there.  The Chamberlin Man here.Afraid of heights? Don't look at these photos!A 12,000 square foot barrel shaped standing-seam aluminum roof constructed of 40-foot custom-...
June 06, 2016
In a quiet pocket of Galveston County, Dickinson High School shines with their advancement of future craft professionals through the school’s Career and Technical Education (CTE)...
May 12, 2016
This year I traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to observe the hands-on portion of the 2016 ABC National Craft Championships.  This is the first in a series of posts in...
May 03, 2016
The job is finished on time and under budget. The punch list was minor. There were no claims and the retention was paid as expected. The contracting team and subs made a decent...
April 15, 2016
Following the 2016 ABC National Craft Championships in Fort Lauderdale last month, Michael Noschese and Jose Morua, the gold and silver medalists in the Structural Welding...
April 14, 2016
A week before travelling to Florida to compete in the ABC 2016 National Craft Championships (NCC), five Houston-area welders spoke with me about how they became interested in...
March 30, 2016
The following article originally appeared in the March newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.He was 88 years old and had lived an...
March 18, 2016