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Trimble’s Cloud-Based Seismic Monitoring Transforms Earthquake Event Reporting for Buildings

March 19, 2018 - in Buildings, News, Products, Technology

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today Trimble® 4D Go™ for Buildings, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) that enables a new workflow for building owners and structural engineers in seismically active areas. The service…

Western Specialty Contractors Restores Facade of Largest Skyscraper on Downtown Manhattan’s Waterfront

February 28, 2018 - in Buildings

(St. Louis, MO) – Western Specialty Contractors - New York City Metro Branch has completed a year-and-a-half long project to restore and waterproof…

CFSEI Publishes New Technical Note on the Attachment of Cold-Formed Steel Framing to Precast, Post-Tensioned and Hollow-Core Concrete

February 28, 2018 - in Buildings, Structural components

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has published a new Technical Note, “Attachment of Cold-Formed Steel (CFS) Framing…

High-strength Concrete Developed at MSU Could Save State Money, Time

February 23, 2018 - in Buildings, Structural components, Technology

BOZEMAN - In a lab at Montana State University, researchers use massive hydraulic pistons to crush samples of concrete in order to determine the material’s strength. To test what’s called ultra-high performance concrete, they’ve had to ratchet up the…

High-Strength Concrete Could Save Money, Time

In a lab at Montana State University, researchers use massive hydraulic pistons to crush samples of concrete in order to determine the material’s strength. To test what’s called ultra-high performance concrete, they’ve had to ratchet up the force. Click…

BuildSteel Releases e-Book with Proactive Tips to Minimize Construction Impacts from Fire, Cold Weather, Hurricanes and Flooding

February 13, 2018 - in Buildings, News, Products

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 13, 2018) – BuildSteel, a partnership of steel and construction industry organizations, announced the release of “Strength in the Face of Disaster: How Cold-Formed Steel Framing Keeps Buildings Safe,” a free e-book exploring the…

Spring an Ideal Time to Clean Building Facades and Survey for Damage

February 9, 2018 - in Buildings

St. Louis, MO- From the tallest of skyscrapers, to the corner office and the downtown warehouse district, the stressors of sunlight, changing weather, water, building movement and settlement can break down and deteriorate building facades creating comfort,…

Willis Tower Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency

February 7, 2018 - in Buildings

(Chicago, IL) Willis Tower, owned/managed by Equity Office, a portfolio company owned by Blackstone’s real estate funds, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs…

23 New Jobs Created at SA1 Swansea Waterfront Development & £19 Million Injected into Local Economy

February 1, 2018 - in Buildings

2018 is an exciting year for UWTSD as we will welcome our first students to our new £300million SA1 Swansea Waterfront development in September. Twenty-three new jobs have been created at the new SA1 development, alongside opportunities for 12 apprentices…

This Year’s Super Bowl Stadium Can Withstand Snow and Save Energy

January 30, 2018 - in Buildings

By Dawn Selak, Communications Manager All those watching the Super Bowl this weekend, take heart: there's a good chance the Minneapolis stadium roof won't collapse---as its predecessor the Metrodome's did in December 2010.   That's because U.S. Bank Stadium,…