The Idaho-based Lean Construction Institute (LCI), a nonprofit corporation, was founded in 1997 to research and disseminate knowledge about the management of production in design, engineering and construction. LCI offers levels...

August 11, 2010

ArGeTon terra cotta bricks are part of Wienerberger’s Terca line of façade bricks. The bricks consist of two individual panels of fired clay with the top, bottom, and drip notches combined with connectors to create...

August 11, 2010

Local private equity investor U.S. Capital Holdings Group has submitted its final plans to redevelop the former Fashion Mall property in Plantation, Fla., into a $350 million mixed-used center with residential,...

August 11, 2010

When an 80-unit condominium complex in Danbury, Conn., began taking in water from its brick façade, the local town engineer was forced to condemn the building and displace a number of residents. A building team led by local...

August 11, 2010

How many times have you been through hours of discussions and had to dig through flat files looking for a marked-up drawing that represented a client's desire for a change in a project, only to find it's been thrown...

August 11, 2010
  • Silicon Valley heading south. After averaging 4 million square feet of absorption for a record five years, office space leasing and construction in Silicon...

August 11, 2010

Manufacturing construction is a mixed market. Construction spending for “under a roof” manufacturing is the same as it was two years ago (allowing for project cost increases), and spending slipped 3-5% since last...

August 11, 2010

System provides correct sequential closing of pairs of doors equipped with overlapping astragals, panic devices, flush bolts, cylindrical lock or other hardware assemblies that require one door to close before another. The...

August 11, 2010

Consumer confidence has fought back from the gloom that enveloped the nation following the events of Sept. 11. The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) rose by a strong 10.4 percent during the final...

August 11, 2010

Flat glass prices rose at their fastest annual rate since the late 1980s last year, driven higher by the rising costs to manufacturers of raw materials, labor, energy and transportation. During December 2000, average U.S....

August 11, 2010