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An easy trick for minimizing construction delays

About one out of every three construction projects is behind schedule or over budget, according to the Construction Industry Institute's Assessment of Owner Project Management Practices and Performance survey. SPONSORED CONTENT

Joe Edge | Oct 18, 2013

Researchers discover tension-fusing properties of metal

When a group of MIT researchers recently discovered that stress can cause metal alloy to fuse rather than break apart, they assumed it must be a mistake. It wasn't. The surprising finding could lead to self-healing materials that repair early damage before it has a chance to spread. 

Joe Edge | Oct 7, 2013

Reimagining the metal shipping container

With origins tracing back to the mid-1950s, the modern metal shipping container continues to serve as a secure, practical vessel for transporting valuable materials. However, these reusable steel boxes have recently garnered considerable attention from architects and constructors as attractive building materials. 

Joe Edge

Joe Edge is Managing Director of International Services with Star Building Systems. During his 30-plus-year career with the company, he has held several positions, including President, Director of Customer Service, Vice President of Sales, District Sales Manager, and Northern Regional Sales Manager. Edge has also served as an estimator, drafter, and project manager for a Star Builder. He holds a BA degree from West Georgia College. Hobbies include fishing, reading, bike riding, scuba diving, and traveling for business or pleasure.

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