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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

5 common misconceptions about interior construction

Interior build-outs offer a chance for companies to personalize their office and make their brand come alive. Unfortunately, fad design trends, rising construction costs and shifting standards can make the process intimidating. A lot of companie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals3 hr. 14 min. ago

Drink too much beer at a Dallas Cowboys game? Now a free robot-driven van will scoop you up afterward.

A self-driving ride-hailing company has launched in Arlington, Tex., where a fleet of robot-driven vans ferry people between downtown landmarks, restaurants and sporting events......»»

Category: topSource: washpost22 hr. 14 min. ago

Drink too much beer at a Dallas Cowboys game? Now a free robot-driven van will scoop you up afterward.

A self-driving ride-hailing company has launched in Arlington, Tex., where a fleet of robot-driven vans ferry people between downtown landmarks, restaurants and sporting events......»»

Category: topSource: washpost22 hr. 14 min. ago

New York’s five-year construction spending boom could be slowing over the next two years

Nonresidential construction spending in New York City is projected to reach $39 billion .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 19th, 2018

S&P falls on interest rate, trade concerns; P&G lifts Dow

The U.S. benchmark S&P 500 stock index edged lower on Friday as strong earnings from Procter & Gamble Co were offset by ongoing concerns about rising interest rates and tensions over trade policy denting economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 19th, 2018

NGP constructs PV systems at Taichung shopping mall

PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor New Green Power (NGP) has disclosed it has recently completed rooftop and canopy PV systems at a Taichung, central Taiwan shopping mall built by Japan-based real estate developer Mitsui Fudonsan......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 19th, 2018

Amazon efficiency enhanced by Kiva robots

Amazon's adoption of Kiva robot.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 19th, 2018

Flat panel makers slowing down construction of 10.5/11G fabs

China-based flat panel makers Chongqing HKC Optoelectronics .....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 19th, 2018

City developers turn lenders chasing profits in construction boom

New York developer Silverstein Properties Inc. built a $4 billion pipeline of real estate deals just weeks after starting. None of the money was for buildings it will own. The developer of prominent... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2018

Construction leader"s next project is rebuilding the industry"s public image

The New York Building Congress's president has a gut rehab planned for the construction community's reputation.Trade group CEO Carlo Scissura revealed at a breakfast meeting this morning that the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2018

VW starts construction on all-electric vehicle plant in China, Electrek says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 19th, 2018

Construction begins on suburban Denver senior living facility

A new senior living community, dubbed Atria Westminster, is currently under construction 10 miles northwest of Denver in Westminster, Colo. The OZ Architects-designed facility will offer 137 units across five stories......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 19th, 2018