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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Birmingham contractor begins work on Charlotte medical complex

A Birmingham general contractor has started construction on a pair of state-of-the-art Atrium Health medical office buildings and a nine-level parking deck in Charlotte, North Carolina. Brasfield & Gorrie has started construction in the Pappas Prop.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals5 hr. 19 min. ago

Meet Doggo: Stanford’s cute open-source four-legged robot

Who’s a good robot boy? You are! Yes you are!.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral10 hr. 19 min. ago

Adverum Up as FDA Lifts Hold on Cohort of Wet AMD Study

Adverum's (ADVM) stock gains as the FDA lifts the clinical hold on the second cohort of an initial stage study on lead c.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nyt12 hr. 4 min. ago

Prepare for lift off: Range Rover builds an SUV for astronauts only

Range Rover Astronaut Edition lifts off solely for Virgin Galactic customers         Range Rover Astronaut Edition lifts off solely for Virgin Galactic customers        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday18 hr. 49 min. ago

‘UBOT’ ETF Gains Would Make a Robot Exhibit Emotions

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews19 hr. 49 min. ago

Skunkworks: Inside the Innovation Labs of 3 Fortune 500 Companies

At the AI Research lab, the online publisher is teaching robots how to learn. It promises to share the results with its friends. Daisy, a hexapod robot born in Facebook’s new artificial intelligence lab, scuttles across the ­verdant roof of th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune21 hr. 4 min. ago

Workplace Wellness Champion: Amanda Rudd helped Mascaro Construction employees even before she joined the company

Amanda Rudd is a winner of a 2019 Workplace Wellness Award......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2019

Fund Managers Now Offering To Pay Investors To Manage Their Money

It’s not just interest rates that are going negative around the globe: in a world in which money is increasingly going to robot, passive and various other low-cost, ETF-based investors, some fund managers are desperate enough to.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 18th, 2019

Canada vows "full steam ahead" on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs

Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 18th, 2019

The List: Contractors getting into the building boom, but plenty of challenges remain

Construction is booming again in the Phoenix metro, and some of the biggest beneficiaries of its revival are commercial contractors installing the heating, cooling, electrical and more. With building back in full swing, contractors see their workload.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2019

Dept. of Energy to award up to $33.5 million for advanced construction R&D

The U.S. Department of Energy says it will make up to $33.5 million available for early-stage research and development of advanced building construction techniques to reduce energy bills......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMay 18th, 2019