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Manufacturing’s Quest for Project Efficiency

Engineering News Record
Nov 20, 2017

Manufacturers are demanding process efficiencies, lean construction, highly collaborative and flexible spaces, prefabrication and even more complex automation that makes for more difficult projects for their general contractors and construction managers.

 

From warehouse to worksite: 5 key takeaways from the Offsite Construction Expo

Construction Dive
Nov 16, 2017

Although offsite construction has long been used by developers across the globe, the delivery method is only now beginning to gain more popularity in U.S. markets — and for good reason. Budgets are tight, qualified workers are becoming increasingly difficult to find and the need to finish projects in a short time with such limited resources will only grow more critical to a firm’s success.

How prefab products get from offsite to onsite — and who’s responsible for their safety

Construction Dive
Nov 9, 2017

Building offsite can also be a safer alternative to site-built construction. With most of the work being performed at ground level in a controlled factory setting, the chance that a worker will fall is greatly reduced. Falls are the leading cause of accidental deaths on construction sites and top the list of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s most commonly cited standards violations.

Shoot for Loot

PIVOTek
Oct 26, 2017

On October 26th & 27th, PIVOTEK will participate in the Shoot for Loot. A skeet shooting event supporting the NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

During this two-day event, businesses and individuals will gather to raise funds to support the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation.

Members of the Central Ohio construction community gathered at the Club where they networked with other industry leaders and participated in the Full Throttle Open. Since 1991, NHRMC Foundation has raised more than $22 million which has been used to help serve the NHRMC community.

For more information, please visit nhrmc.org

 

Fountain Of Youth Running Dry For Construction Industry

Forbes
Oct 19, 2017
Aging baby boomers and millennials are creating a problem in the construction industry. As boomers retire, they are leaving behind a void in the job force that millennials are not interested in filling. If the industry does not address this disparity in the workforce, the labor shortage in the construction market will deepen further.