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Construction robot lifts and welds

A Japanese humanoid robot can lift plasterboard sheets and affix them to a frame using a screwdriver. As Fred Katayama reports, the developer hopes it'll someday help alleviate a labor shortage......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 12th, 2018

Meet The "Heavy Labor" Humanoid Robot Set To Revolutionize Construction

Japanese researchers at the Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) research center have developed a prototype humanoid robot, the HRP-5P, designed to autonomously perform heavy labor in hazardous environments.  Standi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 17th, 2018

Houston officials halt construction of "robot brothel"

Houston city officials have ordered a halt, at least temporarily, to a Canadian company's plan to open a so-called "robot brothel" in the city......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 30th, 2018

Atlanta Fed lifts U.S. third-quarter GDP view to 4.7 percent

The U.S. economy is growing at a 4.7 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, the Atlanta Federal Reserve's GDPNow forecast model showed on Tuesday, following the latest data on construction spending and factory activity......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 4th, 2018

Bricklaying robot speeds up construction time of University of Nevada Arts Building

The University of Nevada’s new Arts Building will require about 100,000 bricks to be installed in the three-story building. But for the first time in Nevada, about 60% of those bricks will be laid by SAM, a bricklaying robot......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 28th, 2018

The Atlanta Fed Lifts Q-3 GDP Growth View to 5%

The Atlanta Fed Lifts Q-3 GDP Growth View to 5% The US economy is growing at a 5.0% annualized rate in Q-3 following the latest data on construction spending and manufacturing activity, the Atl.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 2nd, 2018

How 50-foot panels are raised to build West Valley distribution center

A 1.1 million-square-foot industrial building is taking shape in the West Valley near 83rd Avenue and Interstate 10. Graycor Construction has completed two "panel lifts" at the Ten Distribution Center for the first phase of the develop, which wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2018

Meet Hadrian, The Brick Laying Robot That Will Make Construction Workers Obsolete

Across the US, cities are independently passing measures to implement a $15 .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 4th, 2018

Robot dogs that terrified people by opening doors may soon come to a building near you

A dog-like robot could become more common in construction and security settings, its makers say......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 12th, 2018

Robot dogs that freaked people by opening doors out may soon come to a building near you

A dog-like robot could become more common in construction and security settings, its makers say......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 12th, 2018

5 Smart Plays on the Robotics Revolution

New technologies are making robotic automation more versatile and more accessible. It’s time to invest in Teradyne, ABB, and other robot makers.....»»

Category: topSource: barrons3 hr. 41 min. ago

India’s Sleepwalking to Trouble on Builder Debt

Generous loan terms, indolent construction and a lack of market discipline have shielded the nation’s developers. That’s changing......»»

Category: topSource: washpost8 hr. 57 min. ago

Push for prevailing wage gathers steam in Albany

State legislators are pushing a pair of bills that would mandate the prevailing wage on private construction projects receiving public subsidies, a move that would dramatically alter the finances of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork10 hr. 41 min. ago

Immigrant advocacy group to expand health programs through $29M project

Make the Road New York plans to more than double its space for programs and services through the construction of a $28.6 million community center in Corona, Queens. The project includes an expansion... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork10 hr. 41 min. ago

Immigrant advocacy group to expand health programs through $29M project

Make the Road New York plans to more than double its space for programs and services through the construction of a $28.6 million community center in Corona, Queens. The project includes an expansion... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork10 hr. 41 min. ago

Riding the tram to work: how this restaurant is being built at 10,000 feet high at Sandia Peak

Phil Erickson gathered his orange vest, hard hat, laptop and construction blueprint into the Sandia Peak Tramway cable car. A few others followed, ready to sightsee or ski on top of Sandia Peak. Erickson, however, was going to work. Since last March, th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Hasbro Is Launching a Lie Detector Party Game and Ghost-Busting Robot

Hasbro's lie detector game uses voice analysis to determine if a player is lying. Think you're a better liar than your friends? Hasbro is launching a game this summer to help you prove it. The company is showing off t.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 15th, 2019

KeyBank targets late May for East Side branch opening

KeyBank N.A’s new branch on Buffalo’s East Side is set to open in May. According to Upstate New York regional executive Gary Quenneville, construction is underway inside the former Rite-Aid store at 756 E. Delavan Ave. near Grider Street. Gene.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Trump"s national emergency declaration is a "slap in the face to military families"

Carlos Barria/Reuters President Donald Trump's national-emergency declaration will allow him to tap military construction funds to pay for a border wall. Lawmakers have pledged to fight Trump's declaration in court. But Trump's move to siphon mon.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 15th, 2019

Construction Well Underway At Excelsior"s Gunnison Project

Construction Well Underway At Excelsior"s Gunnison Project.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 15th, 2019

Deere Q1 construction and forestry revenue $2.26 bln vs. $1.73 bln; FactSet consensus $2.31 bln

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019