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September 30, 2016 VE: The Dirty Letters of the Construction Industry While value engineering (VE) in construction is meant to provide more value to an owner by either improving the function of building materials or reducing ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
August 25, 2016 No Medals Awarded for Olympic Construction As the closing ceremony for the Summer Olympics unfolded, I reflected on how much fun it was watching the United States compete in a variety of different ...Keep Reading
By Brett Chottiner
July 14, 2016 With So Many Masonry Options, How Do You Choose Between Thin and Full Veneers? Advances in stone veneers have made both full and thin varieties suitable replacements for natural stone in many, if not most, residential and commercial ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
April 26, 2016 CRH Awarded for Innovative Design of All-Precast Davenport Grand Hotel For construction excellence, the Spokane, Washington, plant of Oldcastle Infrastructure, A CRH Company, was awarded the prestigious BUILD Northwest Awards ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
April 22, 2016 How Green Roofs Are Changing Urban Areas If buildings sprang up suddenly out of the ground like mushrooms, their rooftops would be covered with a layer of soil and plants. That’s not how humans build, ...Keep Reading
By Ron Dean
April 12, 2016 North Torrey Pines Road Bridge — Design Winning Precast Construction Oldcastle Infrastructure, A CRH Company and a leading provider of precast concrete engineered product solutions in the U.S., has been recognized in the 53rd ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions
October 9, 2015 6 Ways to Protect Your Architectural Design from Value Engineering Nightmares When considering innovative building solutions, value engineering (VE) is a term that often comes to the forefront, especially at the point where the project ...Keep Reading
By Building Solutions

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