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Michael Baker International Awarded Contract to Provide Value Engineering Services to the U. S. Department of State

July 7, 2017 - in Buildings, Corporate, News

Pittsburgh  – Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced it was awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) to provide value…

MMFX Expands Its Global Footprint to Puerto Rico and the Caribbean

IRVINE, Calif.  — MMFX Steel Corporation announces that it has partnered with a business development representative in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean:…

Record Visitor Numbers Drive Adelaide Hotel Building Boom

June 28, 2017 - in Buildings

TOURISM growth and a booming convention precinct are fuelling a hotel boom in the South Australian capital, Adelaide. There are 1946 hotel rooms in the…

Lowering the Carbon in Concrete

June 22, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

 Concrete is one of the best materials for resilient, durable and energy efficient structures and buildings over their life cycle. But concrete can become a significant source of carbon. Andy Spencer, Sustainability Director for CEMEX UK and Chair of…

Metsä Wood Launches ‘Open Source Wood’

June 20, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

A pioneering open innovation project to accelerate growth in large scale wood construction. Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood initiative is a call to action to architects, designers and engineers to join forces, share innovation and contribute knowledge about…

JEC Group Publication: A New Book On the Growing Use of compositeS in Construction

June 15, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

JEC Group is launching the first ever book on the growing use of composites in architecture: “The Future of Building: The Growing Use of Composites in Construction and Architecture”. Its 194 pages of information and 80 concrete examples demonstrate the…

Aircuity Announces its Airside Efficiency Platform to Improve Energy Efficiency and Indoor Environmental Quality

June 13, 2017 - in Buildings, News, Projects

NEWTON, Mass., USA – Aircuity, maker of smart automated airside solutions, announces that its airside efficiency platform has been included in a major retrofit project by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). The NRC’s building in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan…

Viewpoint, BKD & FMI Corporation Form Industry Alliance to Address Construction Productivity Issues

Portland, OR - Industry leaders Viewpoint, BKD LLP & FMI Corporation have teamed up to perform deep research into construction productivity issues in order to make practical recommendations for areas of improvement. The lag in global construction productivity…

Paradigm Housing Delivers Digital Transformation with LANSA’s Low-Code Development Platform

June 8, 2017 - in Buildings

St. Albans, UK  – LANSA today announced that its customer, Paradigm Housing, has delivered the next phase of its Digital Transformation Programme – a Customer Portal and a mobile workforce solution - using LANSA’s Low-Code Development Platform.…