Australia Has Massive Opportunities in Smart Buildings and Prefabrication
Australia has opportunities to unlock social, economic and environmental value by supporting a greater uptake of prefabrication and smart buildings, a new report argues.
Industry 4.0 Will Reshape Property and Construction
For centuries, goods such as food, clothing, houses and weapons were made by hand.
Driving BIM Adoption Throughout Construction
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Financial Systems Must be Linked with Project Systems
Late last year, directors of one Perth-based civil construction contracting firm were given what appeared to be great news.
How AI Can Drive BIG Value for Construction
A study released earlier this year predicted that the engineering and construction sector will be slow to embrace artificial intelligence (AI), but despite this slow adoption,...
Canadian Non-residential Construction Jumps in June
New construction starts in June increased 11 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $896.3 billion, reports Dodge Data & Analytics. This represents a second...
Canada Braces for Mass Construction Skills Shortage
Over 250,000 construction workers are expected to retire this decade.
Construction Union Says Program Abused for Cheap Labour
Program intended for workers beneficial to Canada is used to fill construction jobs at lower wages, says union study.
Is the Union Station Revitalization ‘Out of Control’ ?
$22.8-million increase and an additional eight to 12 months is required to complete the renovation and restoration work on Union Station in Toronto.
Skills Shortage Hits Canadian Construction Market
Canada’s construction industry is one of a few sectors to be hit hardest by a decade of labour shortages and lower margins, according to a study...
US Construction Spending Rises 0.1% in July
Spending on U.S. construction projects ticked up 0.1 per cent in July, led by an increase in homebuilding and the publicly funded building of schools and...
ECM - Going Digital in the Construction Industry
Working as part of an advanced content services solution, an ECM platform can streamline and automate document handling, and make up-to-date data centrally available across teams...
US Housing Starts Jump 5 per Cent in May
A surge of construction drove US housing starts up five per cent in May from the prior month - the strongest pace since July 2007.
Report Forecasts Decline in Nonresidential Building
According to the Spring 2018 Forecast Quarterly Report, nonresidential building starts in the United States will drop by 1.6 percent in 2018. However, the decline can...
Quebec Construction Mogul Tony Accurso Acquitted
The jury in the trial of well-known Quebec construction magnate, Tony Accurso, who was accused of breach of trust, needed less than 24 hours of deliberations...
Fairfax Holdings to Acquire Major Parts of Carillion Canada
Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and Carillion Canada Holdings Incorporated announced Feb. 5 they have entered into an agreement for Fairfax to acquire the services division...
US Construction Spending up 0.7 per cent in December
U.S. builders pushed construction spending up 0.7 per cent in December to a record high. It was the fifth consecutive monthly gain with all major sectors...
Construction Employment in New Brunswick to Hold Steady
In a shift away from major industrial and engineering construction projects, more traditional core infrastructure construction and maintenance activities will be the primary employment drivers in...