Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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Bridge collapse in Italy claims at least 22 lives

A  highway bridge collapsed over Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday morning, causing people, cars and huge chunks of concrete to fall hundreds of feet onto the city below. At least 22 people were found dead in the rubble, government officials told...

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Constellation HomeBuilder Systems dominates customer experience in homebuilding space with newly formed group

  TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ -- Constellation HomeBuilder Systems, the largest provider of home building software solutions and services, is changing the homebuyer customer experience landscape with the newly formed customer...

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Organic solar cells may offer a step forward to the development of a new generation of solar technology

Chinese researchers have taken what they say is a major step forward for the development of a new generation of solar cells. Manufacturers have long used silicon to make solar panels because the material was the most efficient at...

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Ermineskin Cree Nation members learning carpentry trade through innovative program

  The Pre Employment Supports, Maskwacis Employment Center in partnership with Ermineskin ASETS, Income Support, and Ermineskin Housing Authority have provided a unique carpentry training program for Ermineskin members. This partnership...

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Construction Links Network: Weekly Round Up August 11, 2018

Below are links to the top news items posted on Construction Links Network over the past week. Thank you for stopping by and have a great week!   Best Regards, Arnie Gess, President   Save time - Click here...

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Lixil and P.I.P.E. step up as sponsors for IWSH’s Navajo Nation Community Plumbing Challenge

  Washington, D.C. (Aug. 9, 2018) — Lixil, the pioneering manufacturer of such brands as American Standard and Grohe, and the Piping Industry Progress & Education Trust Fund (P.I.P.E.) have generously extended support, both financial...

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America’s biggest housing challenge will be 3D-printing a home on Mars

  By now everyone seems to know about NASA’s goal to land a human crew on Mars and explore the red planet. However, we also know NASA doesn’t want to stop there. It wants humans to colonize not only Mars, but also the moon and be able...

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The science behind 3D printing in construction

  It’s often claimed that 3D printing – known in the trade as “additive manufacturing” – will change the way we live. Most recently, a team from Eindhoven University of Technology announced plans to build the “world’s first”...

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The digital building technology that is taking construction to the next level

  According to Watts, these drones will be equipped with Lidar and high definition cameras that feed data back to on-site Construction Labs. There, 3D printers will be able to manufacture components based on the data, producing...

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