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Commercial Construction Is Predicted to Decline Based on AIA Report

25 Sep 2020, Posted by F.A. in News

It’s been a trying year as the coronavirus continues to interrupt the market, different industries, institutions, and governments of the world. Providers of concrete forms, plywood for sale, or the construction industry, as a whole, is not exempted from the effects of the virus and…

Construction Costs Dip for the First Time in a Decade

11 Sep 2020, Posted by F.A. in News

It should come as no surprise to know that COVID-19 has shocked economies around the world. Every industry has been impacted in some way or other, even construction. If you lead a construction firm, are a contractor, or work for one, you are probably aware…

How AI and Robots Could Change the Construction Industry

10 Aug 2020, Posted by F.A. in News

In the age of technology, artificial intelligence is benefiting more and more lives every day. Businesses and entire industries are also being transformed by the use of automation, learning technology, and the precision and accuracy of robots. Historically, the construction industry has relied on hands-on,…

Will the Construction Industry See Gen Z Join Its Workforce?

03 Aug 2020, Posted by F.A. in News

Career choices have changed throughout each generation based on their values and experiences. Each year there are more and more young people joining the labor force. Those born in 2000, known as Gen Z, are now 20 years old and are either going to college…

Utilizing Volcanic Ash To Create a Greener Concrete

15 Jul 2020, Posted by F.A. in News

In Japan, concrete construction is seeing new improvements through an unlikely source: volcanic ash. With sand becoming more and more scarce, a couple of universities and firms have realized the potential of utilizing ash to create greener concrete. This choice is not only environmentally friendly,…

How Construction Firms Are Continuing Work During the Pandemic

05 Jul 2020, Posted by F.A. in News

With the coronavirus bringing the nation to a halt, many companies have opted for working remotely and interacting with clients, co-workers, and other business personnel via virtual conference calls. The construction industry, including those which offer plywood for sale, however, has had no simple alternatives…

How to Reduce Building Information Modeling (BIM) Sharing Risks

16 Mar 2020, Posted by F.A. in News

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a type of software tool that lets construction crews create digital blueprints and models of a project. It lets them see exactly what the final product will look like, estimate the amount of materials—such as concrete wall forms—you’ll need, and…

2020 Forecast: The Rise in Construction Jobs and What to Expect

19 Feb 2020, Posted by F.A. in News

The construction industry is set to change for the better in 2020, as experts predict that jobs should increase despite the fact that the economy may still be in a bit of a slump. While you may not see much change in sourcing materials or…

The World’s Top 5 Most Expensive “Megaprojects”

08 Jan 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms, News

While many construction companies have worked on fairly large projects, few have taken on the challenge of one of these so-called “megaprojects.” These projects are huge in scope and budget, with over a billion dollars going into each one. Megaprojects take place around the world,…

The Risky Path of Using Undocumented Workers

13 Dec 2019, Posted by F.A. in News

It’s not always easy to find people willing to work in the construction industry. While you may pay your workers very well, the job is still very physically demanding, and some people just don’t want to do that type of work. Whether you need help…