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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

Flexium building 5G FPCB antenna modules plant in southern Taiwan

Flexible PCB maker Flexium Interconnect has kicked off construction of a new plant in Kaoshiung, southern Taiwan, which will serve as the firm's 5G smart communication business operating base that may create 2,500 jobs......»»

Category: topSource: digitimes42 min. ago

Dovish Fed shift lifts Asian shares, dollar nurses losses

Shares in Asia rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took a more accommodative stance at its policy meeting, but concerns over slowing global growth and U.S.-China trade talks are expected to limit gains......»»

Category: topSource: reuters3 hr. 12 min. ago

Why JPMorgan Has Underperformed the Large Banks in the 2019 Rally

There is a market adage that a rising tide lifts all ships. In short, a rising stock market is supposed to lift all stocks. The reality is that it doesn't always work out that way......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallst10 hr. 42 min. ago

The 5 best Amazon deals for the first day of spring

Get a great price on speakers, robot vacuums, nonstick pans, and more.         Get a great price on speakers, robot vacuums, nonstick pans, and more.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday14 hr. 42 min. ago

True Diversification Matters In Portfolio Construction. ILS One Of The Best: Natixis

True Diversification Matters In Portfolio Construction. ILS One Of The Best: Natixis.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha16 hr. 27 min. ago

General Mills lifts profit view on cost cuts, price hikes

Consumer goods companies like General Mills have been raising product prices to make up for rising commodities and transportation costs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews16 hr. 27 min. ago

Atlanta"s first "smart neighborhood" moves forward on the Westside

Atlanta's first "smart neighborhood," a development of Georgia Power and PulteGroup, is moving forward in construction efforts, and added four new partners to the project. Located in Atlanta's upper Westside, plans are moving along for a 46-townho.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals16 hr. 27 min. ago

Expert: Here"s how Brightline train may fund its Miami-to-Orlando route

The intercity train wants to raise $950 million in additional bonds for construction......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals17 hr. 57 min. ago

McCarthy joint venture wins $712M NGA headquarters contract

A joint venture that includes St. Louis-based McCarthy Holdings on Tuesday was awarded a nearly $711.7 million design-build contract for construction of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s new $945 million western headquarters in St. Louis......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

Foundation In Place For A Secular Bull Market In India?

The Taj Mahal was built on the muddy bank of the Yamuna river by emperor Shah Jahan. It’s estimated that construction bega.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 19th, 2019

Life Enrichment Center expanding workforce programs

A Dayton nonprofit is expanding its workforce development programs for job seekers and employers alike. The Life Enrichment Center at 425 N. Findlay St. recently graduated another five men that completed over 60 hours of a joint Core Construction class.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019