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April 13, 2018 Building Solutions Construction Data and Trends Vol 81, April 13, 2018 Every two weeks, Oldcastle Building Solutions Business Intelligence prepares a report focused on understanding and analyzing construction market data and ...Keep Reading
By Carolina Cavalcante
April 3, 2018 Advantages of Pre-Fabricated Products Builders and developers are looking for ways to deliver projects on time, under budget, and more efficiently, and that’s why pre-fabrication is continuing to ...Keep Reading
By Oldcastle Building Solutions
March 30, 2018 Building Solutions Construction Data and Trends Vol 80, March 30, 2018 Every two weeks, Oldcastle Building Solutions Business Intelligence prepares a report focused on understanding and analyzing construction market data and ...Keep Reading
By Carolina Cavalcante
March 22, 2018 Using Masonry and Elevation: Lessons on Flood-Zone Protection Following Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005 with sustained winds of 100-140 mph and storm surges as high as 29 1/2 feet. By the time the storm ended, 80 ...Keep Reading
By Oldcastle Building Solutions
March 16, 2018 Building Solutions Construction Data and Trends Vol 79, March 16, 2018 Every two weeks, Oldcastle Building Solutions Business Intelligence prepares a report focused on understanding and analyzing construction market data and ...Keep Reading
By Carolina Cavalcante
March 8, 2018 Canadian Outlook and Construction Forecast for 2018 This year we decided to add economic coverage of Canada to our annual forecast report, providing you a better overview of the North American market. ...Keep Reading
By Carolina Cavalcante
March 5, 2018 Construction Safety: A Closer Look at Overconfidence in Equipment It's great to be confident about your job, and it's always reassuring to have the newest tools, personal protective equipment (PPE), and equipment on the work ...Keep Reading
By Oldcastle Building Solutions
March 2, 2018 Building Solutions Construction Data and Trends Vol 78, March 2, 2018 Every two weeks, Oldcastle Building Solutions Business Intelligence prepares a report focused on understanding and analyzing construction market data and ...Keep Reading
By Carolina Cavalcante
March 1, 2018 An Introduction to Early Supplier Involvement in the Construction Industry  “You are too early.” “We don’t even have design documents together yet.” “We always work through the design teams and if needed, subcontractors, for any help ...Keep Reading
By Glenn Northey
February 21, 2018 State and MSA Construction Forecasts for 2018 While high level construction forecasts are great, we all know that construction and real estate is all about LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. For that reason, I ...Keep Reading
By Carolina Cavalcante
February 19, 2018 How Masonry Protects Against High Wind Events According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a structure to be tornado-proof, it must be missile-proof. This is because the greatest damage ...Keep Reading
By Oldcastle Building Solutions
February 19, 2018 What’s next? Another look into Olympic Construction The Olympics are upon us once again! Two years ago after the closing ceremony of the 2016 Summer games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, I reflected on why there were ...Keep Reading
By Brett Chottiner

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