With a climb seen in U.S. construction activity and a sense that equipment makers may finally have absorbed price hikes from decades of emissions-compliance upgrades, activity was brisk at the World of Concrete show, held in Las Vegas on Jan. 23-26.
A New York company and two utilities have a cost-effective solution to the nation’s aging underground infrastructure: a robot that crawls through cast-iron natural-gas pipelines and replaces their deteriorating joints, effectively renewing the pipes for up to 50 years.
This webinar will take a transparent look at the use of Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC's, laser scanning implementation as well as merging it with other reality capture technology, and is geared toward those using laser scanning along with anyone considering other forms of reality capture technology.
As with any new technology, drones also introduce new risks when not managed well. During this webinar, Tim Conroy of DPR Construction will share his experience of creating a drone program and establishing safety standards and risk-mitigation procedures—all while operating at maximum efficiency.
Drones are a great asset to many projects, but they also add another layer of complexity beyond juggling contractors, scheduling delays, permits, and inspections. Learn best practices in managing and scaling your drone program from the experts, as well as lessons learned while expanding a drone program expansion.
Permanent floating bridges are essentially boutique structures that only make sense for certain rare kinds of sites: unusually deep bodies of water and/or bodies of water with very soft bottoms, where piers are impractical. ENR takes a look at the longest pontoon bridges in the world.