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    Not Just a Steel Supplier, a Partner

    Provided by: Nucor As the U.S.’s most diversified steel producer, Nucor has continuously raised the industry standard with high-quality, innovative products and sustainable value. Their Construction Solutions Team partners and works alongside you from idea to execution. They collaborate with the best and brightest to overcome material and design challenges and transform your vision into reality. With steel emerging as the durable and efficient material of the future, Nucor is the ideal partner to help you meet project demands. Contact… Read More »Not Just a Steel Supplier, a Partner

      Keeping Business Going in a Time of Crisis

      The efforts to manage the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in order to minimize the loss of life have already had a profound effect on U.S. businesses, including the construction industry. However, the impact on construction has been far from uniform. In order to help the industry better understand the implications of this moment, Dodge Data & Analytics launched an online survey of contractors to its contractor panel, which fielded from March 19 to March 31. The findings capture the… Read More »Keeping Business Going in a Time of Crisis

        Stronger, More Sustainable Steel

        Provided by: Nucor AeosTM from Nucor allows you to build faster, higher, more innovative designs. The only American-made A913 steel, Aeos (Agile, Efficient, Optimized, and Sustainable) is stronger and more efficient than other structural steels. Produced from over 90% recycled steel, Aeos is pushing construction to a more sustainable future. Separate yourself from your competition – specify Aeos on your next project. Contact Nucor Construction Solutions to learn how. Contact Nucor Construction Solutions Today

          Dodge Momentum Index Loses Steam In June (July 8, 2021)

          Following six months of consecutive gains, the Dodge Momentum Index fell to 165.8 (2000=100) in June, down 5% from the revised May reading of 175.1. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. The decline in June was the result of losses in both institutional planning, which fell 7%,… Read More »Dodge Momentum Index Loses Steam In June (July 8, 2021)

            Zweig M&A Report, June 28, 2021 to July 4, 2021

            Zweig Group‘s weekly mergers and acquisitions report for the AEC industry encompasses both U.S. and global markets. Here are some of the top deals for the week of June 28 to July 4: ArchitectureCORE Design Group of York, Pennsylvania, with Richard F. Mula Architects of Lancaster, Pennsylvania ArchitecturePerkins Eastman of New York with MEIS Architects of New York Construction ServicesSam Companies of Austin, Texas, with Marbach, Brady & Weaver and Marbach-Palm (together known as Marbach) of Elkhart, Indiana EngineeringAssystem of Sourbevoie, France, with STUP of Mumbai, India EngineeringProgressive Engineering… Read More »Zweig M&A Report, June 28, 2021 to July 4, 2021

              Q1 2021 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index

              The Commercial Construction Index (CCI) is a quarterly economic indicator designed to gauge what drives the commercial construction industry and its leaders, based on research conducted with contractors. Topics covered include the three factors from which the Index is derived—backlog levels, new business opportunities and revenue forecasts—and additional market drivers such as workforce, financing, and materials and equipment trends. The Index also features a quarterly spotlight on revolving construction industry topics The Q1 CCI is 62, continuing its slow recovery… Read More »Q1 2021 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index

                The Business Value of BIM for Mechanical and HVAC Construction

                Use of BIM across the project team is critical to improve project outcomes. This SmartMarket Report takes a deep dive into the use of BIM by mechanical and HVAC contractors, and the findings reveal that their engagement is not only widespread, but it is encouraging growth in related activities such as prefabrication and modular construction. The study provides a detailed portrait of how these sheet metal/ducting, mechanical piping, plumbing and multi-trade contractors are using BIM. It also reveals the multiple… Read More »The Business Value of BIM for Mechanical and HVAC Construction

                  Construction Productivity: Impacts from the Construction Labor Shortage | Construction Podcast

                  Listen to “A Podcast That Builds” host Ben Johnson and Dodge’s Donna Laquidara-Carr discuss the findings from the 2017 Q4 CCI Report, including insights into improving construction productivity and updates on the construction labor shortage. Below is a transcript of this construction podcast. Ben Johnson:     Welcome to “A Podcast That Builds”, construction industry experts, keeping you in the know with news trends and analysis that will shape the future of building. And today we are talking about the fourth quarter CCI Report,… Read More »Construction Productivity: Impacts from the Construction Labor Shortage | Construction Podcast

                    Construction Trends: Construction Backlog and the Construction Worker Shortage

                    The 2019 Q2 Commercial Construction Index Report shows boosted construction backlogs, but revenues are plateauing. Listen to Dodge’s Ben Johnson and Donna Laquidara-Carr discuss the 2019 Q2 CCI Report, including the impact from the construction worker shortage and the increased tariffs’ construction costs and other important construction trends. Below is a transcript of this construction podcast. Ben Johnson:     Hello and welcome to this episode of “A Podcast That Builds”. I’m your host Ben Johnson. And joining me today is show regular Donna… Read More »Construction Trends: Construction Backlog and the Construction Worker Shortage