Courtesy of Synergy Thrislington A 200-member team broke the speed record in India by assembling the components of a steel-framed building in two days, working around the clock. Courtesy of Synergy Thrislington At the site, workers erected prefabricated floor subassemblies and other factory-built components. The builder claims that nearly 80% of the work was done in the factory. Related Links: Instacon Time-Lapse Construction Video Synergy Thrislington In just 48 hours, workers assembled the prefabricated structural-steel subassemblies and other components—without any interior finishes—of a 10-story building in the industrial town of Mohali in northwestern India. The still-unfinished building holds the nation’s
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.