Bolted Connections and Advantages of Bolted Connections

Bolted Connections and Advantages of Bolted Connections

Any steel structure is an assemblage of different members such as beam, columns, and tension members, which are fastened or connected to one another, usually at the member ends. Many members in a steel structure may themselves be made of different components such as...
Concrete Formwork Alternatives Save Time, Money and Labor

Concrete Formwork Alternatives Save Time, Money and Labor

The use of Rapid Form Brackets on the construction of a four-story office building eliminated the need for about 720 two by fours at a cost of $4,800. In addition, the contractor estimates a labor savings of $26,800.INNOVATIVE CONCRETE.Wood has been the concrete...
The New Era of Data Sharing in Construction

The New Era of Data Sharing in Construction

Analyst Insight: The construction industry is one of the least-digitized industries in the world, but times are changing. Leading firms are adding cloud-based technologies to improve collaboration between suppliers, haulers, and contractors, and to increase visibility...
2.7M Construction Jobs Could Be Automated By 2057

2.7M Construction Jobs Could Be Automated By 2057

As many as 2.7 million construction positions could be replaced by machines by 2057, a recent study from the Midwest Economic Policy Institute (MEPI) found. The study claims about 49% of all construction jobs can be automated, which would save time and money....
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