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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

Robot Trucks Coming To US Army in 2019 

The US A.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge6 hr. 20 min. ago

Skyscraper Construction: Nobody Comes Close To China In 2018

With 143 buildings 200 meters tall (660 feet) or higher constructed across the globe, 2018 was another hugely impressive year for.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 14th, 2018

XPO To Repurchase Up To $1B In Stock; Analyst Lifts Rating To "Buy"

A number of analysts have stepped forward and issued counterarguments to a negative report on Thursday about XPO, and the company itself has announced a share buyback program. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 14th, 2018

Atlanta Fed Lifts GDP Outlook to 3% on Consumer Spending

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US economy is expanding at a 3.0% annualized rate in Q-4 based on steady retail sales growth and stronger-than-forecast industrial output in November, the Atlanta Federal R.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 14th, 2018

Prairiefire secures first tenant for final phase

Merrill Cos. LLC has secured the first tenant for the final phase of its Prairiefire development in Overland Park.  Construction on the final phase of office and retail is slated to start in the spring. The first tenant signed up in the new addit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold falls as haven buying lifts U.S. dollar, pushing metal’s price down for the week

A round of weak Chinese economic data spooks global investors, but fails to lift gold thanks to a stronger U.S. dollar......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2018

Global growth worry hits stocks, but U.S. data lifts dollar

A gauge of global stocks tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe intensified global growth worries as investors weighed the broader impact of the trade dispute between the United States and China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 14th, 2018

Emissions for buildings and construction have peaked, UN says

Greenhouse gas emissions appear to have leveled off, according to findings from the United Nations Environment organization Though emissions.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 14th, 2018

Colombia court fines Odebrecht consortium $250 million for graft

A Colombian tribunal fined a consortium led by Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht [ODBES.UL] $250 million and banned it from government contracts for 10 years, saying the group used corrupt tactics to win infrastructure contracts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 14th, 2018

The Latest: State regulators support $15B utility merger

The Latest on South Carolina regulators' votes on issues concerning the fallout from a $9 billion nuclear construction project failure (all times local): 1:55 p.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 14th, 2018

Oversold Conditions For Bird Construction (BDT.CA)

Canada Stock Channel.....»»

Category: topSource: redinewsDec 14th, 2018