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Two-for-One

A new two-for-one value proposition can be found in GTL-1000, a new compact scanner integrated with a fully featured robotic total station, offering a site manager a dual-function instrument designed to complete a layout and scan on a single set-up.

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Construction Technology: Long-Term Benefits with Short-Term Investment

One of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, Brasfield & Gorrie, based in Birmingham, Alabama, provides a number of contracting services. To ensure it provides clients the best possible service, the company investigates and embraces new technologies that increase productivity.

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The Five Essentials for 5D

If you’ve worked in the construction industry for any significant amount of time, chances are you’ve been asked what kind of work you do — which is usually code for “I know you don’t swing a hammer, but have no idea what your actual job is.”

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PEMB Use Keeps SoCal Icy

Constructing California’s largest public ice arena meant designing a structure that could withstand the state’s warm temperatures and higher earthquake propensity.

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Managing Incentives for Better Performance

Incentives are meant to motivate employees and encourage desired behavior. However, implementation is key, and sometimes even the most well-meaning programs struggle.

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BIM: What? Why? Watch Out! Resolve.

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is one of the most prevalent innovations in the design and construction industry over the past 20 years.

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Driver Shortages

A challenge that all ready mix producers are facing is a shortage of qualified truck drivers, causing them to turn down business. This trend is forecasted to continue for another decade. So, what can ready mix producers do to mitigate the impact on their operations?

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The Minds of Millennials

Anyone who is familiar with the world of construction knows about the limited supply of construction talent that industry leaders are grappling to manage.

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