Construction industry

Adoption of technology makes construction industry top target of cyber attacks

Dive brief: Construction is the # 1 industry affected by ransomware, according to an analysis of 1,200 companies in 35 different industries by NordLocker, an encryption software company based in the UK and the Netherlands. Ransomware is a computer virus that supports target device until the victim pays a fee …

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Academy for Creative Media installation star of the design awards season

© Gensler / Ryan Gobuty The Creative Media Academy (ACM) installation at the University of Hawaii-Where is Oahu has received numerous design awards for his creativity, the high quality of his work overall and his positive impact on the community. The installation received honors from the Building Industry Association of …

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Construction industry rebounds after COVID-19 [Column] – Mercury

The construction industry has been significantly affected by COVID-19 and has continually pivoted to adapt to the continuing shocks of COVID-19 variants. There has been a perfect storm of concerns in the construction industry, including the challenges of hiring construction workers, the huge disruption of logistics and supply chain, rising …

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Down 25%, is Autodesk Stock a buy?

After the closing bell on November 23, Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) released its results report for the three months ending October 31. The company, which sells software to engineers, designers, construction workers and architects, posted strong growth for the quarter but ended up slashing its full-year free cash flow forecast due …

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3D printed farmhouse erected in rural Hebei

Tourists visit a 3D printed farm in Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, last month. [Photo by Chen Xiaodong/for China Daily] SHIJIAZHUANG - A three bedroom 3D printed farmhouse has been built in a rural part of Hebei Province (North China). With vaulted ceilings and concrete exterior walls decorated with woven patterns, Zhao …

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Giatec Scientific applauds $ 1.2 trillion bill for new

OTTAWA, Ontario, November 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – After months of negotiations, the Biden administration issued one of the largest infrastructure bills in U.S. history on November 15, 2021. On the $ 1.2 trillion in confirmed funding, $ 550 billion has been set aside for improving the country’s roads, bridges, …

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Could labor shortage thwart billions of dollars in new Minnesota infrastructure work?

According to an August survey of nearly 300 construction companies in the nine states covered by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 76% said working conditions were “very difficult,” compared with 62% reported in a survey by may. The difficulties in Minnesota and the Dakotas reflect national trends. In September, …

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Electrical construction equipment minimizes carbon footprint of wildlife sanctuary trail project

The L25 Electric Compact Wheel Loader is used to haul and deposit gravel for a half-mile wheelchair accessible trail around a pond and to clear brush. Volvo construction equipment Located just 20 miles from the US capital, the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge offers a wildlife sanctuary and a place …

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My take-away from COP26 – and what it means for the construction industry

Michal (Elle) Porter, Research Engineer at DuPont Performance Building Solutions, shares her lessons from COP26 and what she thinks it means for the building industry. Northampton, MA –News Direct– DuPont I logged into COP26 over the past week and a half and my main takeaway is: we are run out …

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The construction industry is experiencing a labor shortage

November 17, 2021, 12:17 amUpdated 36 months ago Through: News 12 Staff It is the season of shortages, and the labor shortage is affecting the construction industry. Building Skills New York executive director David Meade said it started before the pandemic and is still having an impact on the industry. …

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