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Civil Engineering & Infrastructure

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Concrete

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Design Build | CM | GC

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Equipment

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Green Building

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Positive News

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Specialty Contracting

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Positive News

By David O'Neill

Green Asphalt – Infrastructure with a Circular Economy

As funding becomes available to modernize the infrastructure network across the United States, the public needs to sit up and take note. Every taxpayer’s (…)

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Prioritizing Inclusion Across the Industry

By David O'Neill

It seems as though we have been here before. Industry leaders are once more speaking out about diversity and inclusion on jobsites across North (…)

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Local Infrastructure Hub

By David O'Neill

Public funding and infrastructure go hand in hard. The networks running through the country, from internet to electricity and roads, are all reliant on (…)

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Intelligent City

By David O'Neill

The construction industry has long been recognized as one of the biggest contributors to positive change in modern society. With an innovation and growth (…)

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Community Microgrids – Renewable Energy, Locally Prod...

By David O'Neill

Construction and energy are two industries that are intrinsically linked. Historically, they have worked in tandem to support growth and the development of many (…)

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Biochar – Using Soil to Build a New Future

By David O'Neill

Any attempts to divert from the status quo tend to be met with apprehension. Humans, by their nature, are happy with routine and predictability. (…)

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Architecture 2030 – The Pathway Towards Zero Carbon B...

By David O'Neill

The common belief is that construction has a negative impact on the environment. Continued growth combined with unsustainable practices are contributing to carbon emissions (…)

ByBlocks – Building in a Circular Economy

ByFusion — By David O'Neill

While developments are being made across many sectors, heavy construction can sometimes seem like the odd one out. By its nature, it uses materials. (…)

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Brightmark – The Circular Plastic Revolution

By David O'Neill

Around the world, societies and industries are attempting to devise solutions to the great problem of our time, sustainability. By coupling a global economy (…)

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Self-Healing Concrete – Future-Proofing the Oldest of...

By David O'Neill

It goes without saying that concrete is big business. It is one of the oldest building materials known to man with a rich history (…)

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Green Infrastructure

By David O'Neill

Growth across the construction industry has long been a balance between the habitation and infrastructure needs of an ever-growing population and the requirements of (…)

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Wellbeing Living – Building Smart in a Post Pandemic ...

By David O'Neill

As we now find ourselves two years into the pandemic, the onus is on us all to develop new and innovative ways of living (…)

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Bringing Longevity to the EV Market

By David O'Neill

The electric vehicle (EV) market is, despite the fanfare and encouragement, still very much in its infancy. While early adopters of the vehicles are (…)

Collectively Changing the Climate

By David O'Neill

Change takes time. Not only that, it needs a delicate balance of innovation, hard work and luck. However, the unfortunate truth is that with (…)

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Construction for Change – Innovation Through Equality

By David O'Neill

Recent history, both economic and environmental, has been dramatic to say the least. As external pressures are crushing the fragile recovery being experienced across (…)

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Diversity in Construction

By David O'Neill

As construction continues to rebound from the wider economic damage caused by the pandemic, challenges remain. Resulting from the ongoing supply issues, postponements and (…)

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Bridges to Prosperity

Bridges to Prosperity — By David O'Neill

The construction industry is one that is borne from necessity; a simple equation that has served its customers and the wider world very well (…)

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Bioconstruction – Building the Natural Way

By David O'Neill

In the past number of years, business owners have become ever more accepting of the need for accountability, particularly in the area of emissions (…)

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Passive House – Innovation with Comfort

By David O'Neill

The creative ingredients involved in an external design are manifold. Location and climate, materials and vision; all of these factors combine to form an (…)

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A Green Response to the Housing Crisis

By David O'Neill

In March and April of 2020, the US economy lost almost 22 million jobs across all sectors, leaving the unemployment rate at 14.7%. Almost (…)

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Exoskeletons – Where Science Fiction Meets Construction

By David O'Neill

In an ideal scenario, health and safety would not need to be a consideration in a professional setting. The idea of risking your life, (…)

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Smart Cities

By David O'Neill

While nations are at various stages of what is evidently a non-linear and inequitable recovery, the trajectory is finally, moving forward. After eighteen exhausting (…)

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Augmented Reality – The Future is Visual

By David O'Neill

Industry leaders within the construction world know how to get things done. In fact, given that buildings and structures have been around as long (…)

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Innovation with Global Potential

CarbonCure — By David O'Neill

Now, more than ever before, sustainability is at the forefront of business operations and it forms part of all essential decisions in terms of (…)

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Reimagining the World of Construction

Built Robotics — By David O'Neill

On February 18th, after almost seven months in space, the NASA Perseverance Rover landed safely on Mars. Video and audio of the landing was (…)

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Future Building, Today

ICON — By David O'Neill

Events of the past year have shown that as a society, both nationally and globally, we still have much to learn about reacting to, (…)

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A Roadmap to Green Success

By Will Henderson

With emissions growing annually and a greater acknowledgement of the need for innovation and change, New York is pressing ahead with a bold new (…)