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    2022 Construction Outlook: Four Factors to Consider

    In his webinar forecast for the U.S. construction market in the coming year, Dodge chief economist Richard Branch notes four primary trends. First, the current material shortages and high prices, driven in large part by supply chain blockages, will remain issues. Second, labor shortages will continue to bedevil contractors. Third, productivity gains will drive profitability. And fourth, changing demographics, market shifts, and other externalities will necessitate flexibility.

      Accurate 5D BIM: How 5D BIM is Creating Better Outcomes on Construction Projects

      5D BIM is a five-dimensional way of showing the physical and functional aspects of any project. 5D adds the element of cost to the already existing time management and Common Data Environment (CDE) components of information sharing in construction. When performed correctly, 5D BIM can optimize a project, impact schedule and cost, and ultimately save margins. However, most solutions today are not purpose built for 5D, and instead are a collection of data and solutions that only give a snapshot… Read More »Accurate 5D BIM: How 5D BIM is Creating Better Outcomes on Construction Projects

        Elevating Project Control Workflows with 5D BIM

        In this webinar, learn how to build upon the foundation set by HxGN Smart Build Insight and elevate to a 5D BIM workflow by seamlessly linking the 3D model, schedule, and budget/cost. HxGN Smart Build Project Controls enables additional functionality like cost control, budgeting & forecasting, change management, and 5D visualizations to help rein in and manage project costs, allowing you to focus on the overall project and portfolio performance. Register for this webinar to learn how to take your… Read More »Elevating Project Control Workflows with 5D BIM

          Reimagine Sustainable Construction with Steel

          This session will explore Nucor’s sustainable steelmaking process, which uses recycled scrap to make high-quality steel with low emissions, as well as what Nucor is doing to further our goal of zero-emission steel at scale.

            Adapt And Thrive In An Evolving Market

            While the quarantine from the pandemic is coming to an end, its impact on the construction sector will be felt for years to come. The nascent recovery in construction activity will be shaped by the numerous challenges facing the sector. But with every challenge, there is an opportunity that will allow your business to grow and increase profitability.

              Unified, Trusted Big Data from Multiple Sources. When and Where It’s Needed

              Integrating, mastering and making sense of Big Data can be a Big Lift. Reltio can help. Reltio uses AI, machine learning, and Connected Graph technology to make internal and external data “insight ready” and usable in real-time by downstream applications and systems, and users such as Data Scientists and Marketing Teams. Join Reltio Program Director, Chas Kielt, for an evidence-based discussion about strategies for integrating and mastering high volumes of complex data from tens of thousands of internal and external… Read More »Unified, Trusted Big Data from Multiple Sources. When and Where It’s Needed

                BAF Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ)

                If you missed Big Ass Fans session at Dodge outlook 2022, here is a replay where you can watch David Rose, Senior Manager Technical Strategy & Innovation discuss Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ). Learn more about the benefits of Ceiling fans and how they can improve IEQ.

                  The Value of Lean Construction: How Technology Optimises Construction Planning and Execution for Maximised Profits

                  Lean construction is gaining momentum in the industry. With a trend toward incorporating lean construction principles into standard work processes, construction planners are now able to make informed decisions. Introducing lean principles into a company will be a challenge to accomplish, but more and more owners, contractors, and their supply chains understand the value of this approach and use it.

                    Managing Through the Cycle for Construction Success With Steel 

                    In this session, we will do a deep dive into the drivers of construction costs, emphasizing how steel’s availability and raw material sourcing can be best understood to minimize risk, reduce project costs, and achieve success. Participants will walk away with a better understanding of emerging market growth opportunities and how to manage through the highs and lows of the construction cycle to win together. 

                      CEU Webinar: How to Select the Right Door

                      Modern design trends are favoring larger openings, and while this blank canvas offers the architect a wide range of options, it can also pose a challenge. Because of the almost unlimited variations of different types, styles, and available options for large doors, it is often more important that the architect understands how to make the selection process, rather than which specific door to choose. When you complete this CEU course, you will know more about:• Understand the unique design elements… Read More »CEU Webinar: How to Select the Right Door