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  • Solar panels being used in green technology construction

    Green Technology Construction Benefits

    Environmental Benefits The single most significant benefit of building utilizing green technology construction solutions is the environmental impact. Conventional technologies, such as gas generators for example, cause extensive damage to the environment,…

  • Biomanufacturing & 3D Printing: The Future Of Manufacturing

    Biomanufacturing Amgen, a biotechnology company, is expanding in Rhode Island with a new $160-million next generation biomanufacturing plant that will be the first of its kind in the United States (Amgen previously…

  • creating concrete without cracks

    Creating Concrete Without Cracks

    Self-healing Fungi Concrete Could Provide a Sustainable Solution to Crumbling Infrastructure New concept offers low-cost, pollution-free and sustainable approach to creating concrete without cracks. Modern concrete has been around for over 150…

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    Contractors Should Watch Rising Material Costs

    Construction material costs rose 0.7% from October to November, marking a 5.6% year-over-year increase and representing the largest hike since November 2011, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Crude petroleum,…

  • Reducing Construction Site Waste

    A major key to reducing construction site waste, especially controlling costs, is planning. Construction professionals should be quite familiar with the value of planning; after all, it would be immensely difficult to…