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Pandemic Safety Practices on Job Sites May Be Here for the Long Haul

Posted by GSP Marketing

The COVID-19 pandemic altered almost every aspect of the world and the construction industry was no exception.

Naturally deemed an essential enterprise by the government, job sites never shut down during the pandemic, but companies and workers had to adjust to a sea change of safety issues and...

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Topics: Safety, Construction

Sustainable Solutions: Repurposing Old Commercial Buildings

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Old commercial buildings across the United States, and around the world, are finding new life as they are being repurposed with interesting results.

Repurposing old commercial buildings can be a sustainable solution that helps revitalize neighborhoods, turning potential eyesores into prized...

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Topics: Construction

Commercial Construction Gets the Greenlight Despite Rising Material Costs

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Construction costs may have spiked since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, with lumber a precious commodity hoarded like gold, but on the commercial building front projects are still getting the greenlight.

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Topics: Construction

Cold Storage Construction Ramps Up as Global Cold Chain Market Grows

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Cold storage construction continues to ramp up in the United States as the entire Global Cold Chain Market heats up.

The demand for cold storage is driven by a variety of factors from COVID-19 vaccine refrigeration needs to an increased post-pandemic appetite for online grocery shopping to...

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Topics: Cold Storage, Construction

Types of Patents You Find in Construction

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The construction industry constantly creates new tools, materials, and building techniques to help improve the design, efficiency, safety, and sustainability of projects.

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Topics: Construction

Avoiding Common Insulated Metal Panels Installation Mistakes

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One of the many benefits of using insulated metal panels (IMPs) for commercial and industrial construction projects is the materials cost-effective one-pass installation.

IMPs, also known for their spanning abilities and exceptional insulation, are becoming an increasingly popular choice of...

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Topics: Insulated Metal Panels, Construction

The Evolution of Construction Materials

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The modern history of construction is driven by an evolution of materials from milled lumber to mass produced bricks to reinforced concrete to steel applications and emerging technologies.

While steel did not become a staple of construction into the industrial revolution, other materials of...

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Topics: Construction

Three Concepts That Will Shape Construction’s Future

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The construction industry is poised for a bounce back in 2021 and long-term forecasts signal solid growth in the years to come. While the near-term will be driven by responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, construction’s future will be shaped by evolving concepts of sustainability, resiliency, and...

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Topics: Construction

Construction Industry Optimistic Despite Building Materials Shortage

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The construction industry, especially on the residential side, is optimistic heading into 2021 despite a scarcity of building materials due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A combination of historic-low mortgage rates and record-breaking home buying has builder confidence at an all-time high with the...

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Topics: Construction

Construction Can Emerge from COVID-19 Pandemic Stronger

Posted by GSP Marketing

The construction industry, like all sectors of the American economy, suffered the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in the spring in the early days of the public health crisis when some construction sites were shut down.

Recent signs, however, show the resilience of the construction...

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Topics: Construction