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e-Builder Earns Spot on the South Florida Business Journal's 'Fast 50' List - Business Wire (press release)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 31 August, 2015 - 08:13

e-Builder Earns Spot on the South Florida Business Journal's 'Fast 50' List
Business Wire (press release)
PLANTATION, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--e-Builder, the pioneer in fully integrated, cloud-based construction program management software, announced today that it has earned a spot on South Florida Business Journal's (SFBJ) 'Fast 50' list. The SFBJ 'Fast ...

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News spreads about dome surviving wildfire

Monolithic News - 29 August, 2015 - 12:05

John Belles was interviewed on NPR Morning Edition about his Monolithic Dome that survived the largest wildfire in Washington state history. It’s another in a prolific stream of news articles about the dome. We liked what John told the reporter, “You could build a square house that was nonflammable. There’s lots of advanced materials and whatnot. They still build out of stick, though.” (Continued…)

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Construction Crews Prepare Sites for Erika - CBS Local

Google Florida Construction Feed - 28 August, 2015 - 17:26

CBS Local

Construction Crews Prepare Sites for Erika
CBS Local
MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Rebar, wood, tools, and trash abound at construction sites all over South Florida. They are items that are needed to construct high rise buildings, but are also potentially deadly if they become flying objects during a storm. That's ...
FL construction companies prep job sites for possible storm destructionConstruction Dive
As Erika eyes South Florida, contractors say: Safety firstPalm Beach Daily News
As Erika approaches, construction companies batten downMiami Herald
Local 10 -WKMG Orlando -The Columbian
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New train service hitting construction milestone - Sun Sentinel

Google Florida Construction Feed - 28 August, 2015 - 12:14

Sun Sentinel

New train service hitting construction milestone
Sun Sentinel
All Aboard Florida will soon hit a milestone, when freight trains begin using a new bypass track in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The shift will allow freight trains to keep rolling while work proceeds on the station. Similar work is planned around the new ...

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FL construction companies prep job sites for possible storm destruction - Construction Dive

Google Florida Construction Feed - 28 August, 2015 - 09:36

Construction Dive

FL construction companies prep job sites for possible storm destruction
Construction Dive
The Miami Herald reported that a building boom has put the construction of 110 high-rise condominium buildings and thousands of single-family homes in the path of what forecasters have said is the storm's likely path, should it blow into Florida. In ...
Sandbags given out in South Florida before Tropical Storm ErikaLocal 10
Florida readies for Tropical Storm ErikaMiami Herald
Florida keeps eye on Tropical Storm Erika, could hit MondayThe Columbian
NBC26.tv -Highlands Today
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Where did all the construction workers go? Florida builders can't find them - Tampabay.com

Google Florida Construction Feed - 28 August, 2015 - 08:37

Tampabay.com

Where did all the construction workers go? Florida builders can't find them
Tampabay.com
In the past 12 months, Florida's gain of 26,500 construction jobs was second only to larger California, according to a recent analysis of U.S. Department of Labor data by the Associated General Contractors of America. The findings show an uneven ...

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As Erika approaches, construction companies batten down - Miami Herald

Google Florida Construction Feed - 27 August, 2015 - 20:00

Miami Herald

As Erika approaches, construction companies batten down
Miami Herald
Suffolk is in charge of construction at All Aboard Florida and Miami World Center, among other projects. Even developers' scale models are threatened by the storm. Carlos Rosso, president of the condo division at Related Group, said if Erika gets worse ...
As Erika eyes Florida East Coast, contractors say: Safety firstPalm Beach Daily News
Builders, developers gear up as hurricane approachesThe Real Deal South Florida (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Monolithic Dome high school fine arts center opens next week

Monolithic News - 27 August, 2015 - 18:58

The Santa Fe Trail High School in Carbondale, Kansas opens their new Monolithic Dome fine arts center in a week. The facility houses a 500 seat theater, band room and choir room. The Osage County Herald-Chronicle reports that the second dome, a gymnasium, is expected to open September 21. (Continued…)

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Self-Driving Trucks Coming Soon To Florida Roads - Popular Science

Google Florida Construction Feed - 27 August, 2015 - 12:45

Popular Science

Self-Driving Trucks Coming Soon To Florida Roads
Popular Science
Repairing and upgrading active roadways is always a dangerous proposition, and according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Florida is among the most perilous states for road construction workers. To address safety concerns, the rear of ...

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Florida to test self-driving crash trucks at roadside work zones - Construction Dive

Google Florida Construction Feed - 27 August, 2015 - 08:58

Palm Beach Post

Florida to test self-driving crash trucks at roadside work zones
Construction Dive
A Coopersburg, PA, equipment company has unveiled a self-driving truck to be used by highway construction crews in Florida by the end of the year. The driverless vehicles will serve as construction-site “crash trucks” — the barrier-surrounded vehicles ...
Unmanned Work Zone Trucks Promise Road Safety, SavingsInsurance Journal
First self-driving vehicles to hit Florida roads this yearPalm Beach Post
Florida DOT to test autonomous truck mounted attenuators in work zones later ...Equipment World Magazine
TweakTown
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Self-Driving Truck Coming Soon To Florida Construction Sites - ValueWalk

Google Florida Construction Feed - 26 August, 2015 - 14:42

ValueWalk

Self-Driving Truck Coming Soon To Florida Construction Sites
ValueWalk
Royal Truck & Equipment has designed a new self-driving truck under a pilot program from the Department of Transportation, and the company hopes to start using the "crash" trucks on Florida highway construction sites by the end of the year. The new ...
Self-driving trucks to be used for highway construction in FloridaEngadget
Driverless Trucks Will Be Used For Highway Construction In FloridaUbergizmo
Driverless ‘Crash Truck’ to Debut at Florida Highway Construction Sites ...Transport Topics Online
The Guardian -NBCNews.com -CBC.ca
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11th Circuit To Decide Whether Construction Defect Notice Under Florida Repair ... - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 26 August, 2015 - 08:05

11th Circuit To Decide Whether Construction Defect Notice Under Florida Repair ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Recently, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida addressed what constitutes a "suit" within the context of Florida's right-to-repair procedure for construction defect disputes. In Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum ...

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Self-driving 'crash' trucks to hit Florida highways this year - The Guardian

Google Florida Construction Feed - 26 August, 2015 - 06:50

The Guardian

Self-driving 'crash' trucks to hit Florida highways this year
The Guardian
... receive the damage or the injuries, that's measuring success,” Roy said. Two of the autonomous vehicles will make their debut at highway construction sites in Florida by the end of the year under a state department of transportation demonstration ...

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Self-driving trucks to be used for highway construction in Florida - Engadget

Google Florida Construction Feed - 26 August, 2015 - 03:11

Engadget

Self-driving trucks to be used for highway construction in Florida
Engadget
Autonomous trucks will soon be used at highway construction sites in Florida, and unlike Daimler's big rig that still needs someone behind the wheel, these ones are completely driverless. The truck was developed by Pennsylvania company Royal Truck ...

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South Florida's Construction Boom Heads North - New York Times

Google Florida Construction Feed - 25 August, 2015 - 18:41

New York Times

South Florida's Construction Boom Heads North
New York Times
But the construction boom of recent years south of here, in Miami Beach and its neighboring areas, has used up almost all the best lots. So developers are migrating north to Broward County locales like Hallandale Beach, Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale ...

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11th Circuit to decide whether construction defect notice under Florida repair ... - JD Supra (press release)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 25 August, 2015 - 16:21

11th Circuit to decide whether construction defect notice under Florida repair ...
JD Supra (press release)
Recently, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida addressed what constitutes a “suit” within the context of Florida's right-to-repair procedure for construction defect disputes. In Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum ...

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Construction updates for three SoFla projects - The Real Deal South Florida (press release) (registration) (blog)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 25 August, 2015 - 15:06

The Real Deal South Florida (press release) (registration) (blog)

Construction updates for three SoFla projects
The Real Deal South Florida (press release) (registration) (blog)
Vertical construction for the 62-story condo tower is expected to begin soon. Workers broke Miami-Dade County drilling records in February when they set One Thousand's foundation pilings. The extra depth is needed to offset the massive force from the ...

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Driverless 'Crash Truck' to Debut at Florida Highway Construction Sites - Transport Topics Online

Google Florida Construction Feed - 25 August, 2015 - 11:28

Transport Topics Online

Driverless 'Crash Truck' to Debut at Florida Highway Construction Sites
Transport Topics Online
A driverless truck fitted with an energy-absorbing crash barrier to protect construction workers from oncoming traffic will be deployed as part of a pilot program in Florida, the Associated Press reported. The trucks, manufactured by Royal Truck ...
Driverless crash trucks could boost road construction crews' safetyCBC.ca
Driverless Construction Zone Truck Due to Hit the Road This YearNBCNews.com
Driverless truck aims to improve safety in construction zonesGlobalnews.ca
News & Observer -Allentown Morning Call
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Driverless truck aims to improve safety in construction zones - Globalnews.ca

Google Florida Construction Feed - 25 August, 2015 - 07:09

Globalnews.ca

Driverless truck aims to improve safety in construction zones
Globalnews.ca
On Monday, a Pennsylvania company demonstrated a new driverless crash truck that it hopes will improve safety at work zones around the country. Two of the vehicles will make their debut at highway construction sites in Florida by the end of the year ...
Pa. company demonstrates a new driverless truck to help enhance worker safetyAllentown Morning Call
Driverless truck meant to improve safety in work zonesNews & Observer

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Florida's New Target in the Fight Against Sprawl: Too Many Roads - CityLab

Google Florida Construction Feed - 24 August, 2015 - 15:13

CityLab

Florida's New Target in the Fight Against Sprawl: Too Many Roads
CityLab
... America is learning the hard way that the cost of highways doesn't end with their construction. Roads must be maintained for years and years—a ceaseless strain on local budgets. As chief of development and infrastructure for Florida's Hillsborough ...

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