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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

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

Tsinghua Unigroup new fab construction kicks off

China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimes42 min. ago

HFF arranges $15M construction financing for self storage facility

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler arranged $15.65 million construction financing for the development of Hillside CubeSmart, a 1,203-unit, self storage facility in Hillside, New Jersey. H.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweekly42 min. ago

Florence’s Wake: Housing Starts Underwhelm

The extent of Hurricane Florence’s impact is widening, with construction falling 13.7 percent month-over-month in the South. At a 5.3 percent decline from the last month, September star.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismedia42 min. ago

Mandarin Oriental Honolulu developers hire construction exec, plan sales start

The developers recently received approval for five permits for the demolition of the low-rise buildings at the 1.16-acre site at the corner of Kapiolani Boulevard and Atkinson Drive......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals5 hr. 27 min. ago

Rock and roll is a few beats closer to RiNo as construction progresses on major music venue (Photos)

Construction is underway on the 14-acre development in one of Denver's hottest neighborhoods......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals8 hr. 27 min. ago

Hurricane Florence, rising mortgage rates hurt U.S. homebuilding

U.S. homebuilding dropped more than expected in September as construction activity in the South fell by the most in nearly three years, likely held down by Hurricane Florence......»»

Category: topSource: reuters8 hr. 42 min. ago

Review: "Bad Times at the El Royale" deals out cheap thrills with style

If “Clue” and “Pulp Fiction” were thrown into a blender with a trashy B-movie, “Bad Times at the El Royale” would be the bitter cocktail it produced. “Bad Times” lifts its dark humor, stylized violence and swinging soundtrack stra.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals10 hr. 12 min. ago

Tesla Advances in China, Buying Land for a Factory

Elon Musk’s electric-vehicle maker is speeding up construction of a plant in Shanghai in response to the U.S.-China trade dispute......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj11 hr. 57 min. ago

Plugging the labour gap at the World Robot Summit in Japan

As robot-workers stacked packets of lattes and bento boxes on a mock convenience store shelf, their Japanese inventors were cheering them on at the World Robot Summit. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters12 hr. 42 min. ago

Philadelphia plumbing code will now allow for more use of plastic pipes in high rises

After months of negotiation between residential builders and the plumbers union, Philadelphia is poised to allow the use of plastic pipes in high-rise residential construction. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetwork13 hr. 11 min. ago

Viewpoint: Alamance County"s economic vitality hinges on "Vote 3 for Education" bond passage

The Vote 3 For Education bond referendum this November will allow Alamance Community College to provide workforce training that meets the needs of 21st century employer demands and will provide desperately needed new construction and renovations f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals13 hr. 27 min. ago

U.S. housing starts fall more than expected in September

U.S. homebuilding dropped more than expected in September as construction activity in the South fell by the most in nearly three years, likely held down by Hurricane Florence......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral15 hr. 42 min. ago