Tag: construction

Construction is the process of creating and building infrastructure or a facility. It differs from manufacturing in that manufacturing typically involves mass production of similar items without a designated purchaser and construction is typically done on location for a known client. Construction as an industry is six to nine percent of the gross domestic product of developed countries. Construction starts with planning, design, and financing and continues until the project is built and ready for use.

BHS Selected for Puente Hills MRF

BHS Selected for Puente Hills MRF

LOS ANGELES – September 21, 2017 – – The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (Districts) have selected Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to design, manufacture and install a new materials recovery system at the Districts’ Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility (PHMRF). The system will process both commercial and residential streams

Team Rubicon, in Partnership with CASE, Begins Heavy Equipment Operations for Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Racine, Wis., September 21, 2017

Veteran-led disaster response organization Team Rubicon began the heavy equipment operations of “Operation Hard Hustle” on Thursday, September 14, 2017 with equipment and on-site support personnel provided by CASE Construction Equipment. Initial heavy equipment operations included debris removal and home demolition near Rockport and Aransas Pass,

PRINOTH ICUEE NEWS: What you’ll see at the booth

PRINOTH ICUEE NEWS: What you’ll see at the booth

Granby, Qc (September 21, 2017)—In keeping with a long tradition, PRINOTH is excited to announce its participation in The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), the premier trade show for utility professionals and construction contractors, this year again. PRINOTH is clearly the leader of tracked vehicle products in the

Waste Industry Employment Trends

Waste Industry Employment Trends

Not unlike other industries, the solid waste industry has, in recent years, embarked on a quest to include “smart technologies” in everyday processes and programs. The objective for most municipalities and private haulers is fulfill the mantra: providing services cheaper, quicker, and better to their customers.

Bentley’s AECOsim Building Designer CONNECT Edition Surmounts the Challenges of BIM Scalability  for Major Projects

Bentley’s AECOsim Building Designer CONNECT Edition Surmounts the Challenges of BIM Scalability for Major Projects

EXTON, PA, U.S.A. – September 18, 2017 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced the availability of AECOsim Building Designer CONNECT Edition, Bentley’s building information modeling (BIM) application designed for building projects of significant size and/or engineering complexity, and which

Job Site Support Equipment

Job Site Support Equipment

Grading and excavating sites typically bring to mind big iron, but it also takes a lot of support equipment to complete a job—and even to begin one. The typical job site is home to job trailers for the foreman’s office long before utilities arrive. Trailers are filled with power-hungry systems.

Compact Equipment on Erosion Control Projects

Compact Equipment on Erosion Control Projects

Turning radius on compact equipment is important when erosion control contractors need to get in tight spots such as between buildings or in areas where it’s important to not disturb any more dirt than one must, such as golf courses or developed areas where some of the landscaping is already

Reader Profile: Steven Cole

Reader Profile: Steven Cole

As manager of engineering for the water distribution division of the nation’s largest municipal utility—the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP)—Steven Cole has his work cut out. Los Angeles is experiencing unprecedented growth: high-rise development, a less than 1% industrial property vacancy rate, potential Olympics hosting, metropolitan construction,

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