BizVibe Highlights Key Challenges Facing the Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction Industry | Monitor Business Risk and View Company Insights | National News

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NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BizVibe has added key challenges and trends for all construction industry groups on their buyer and seller platforms. BizVibe’s highway, street, and bridge construction industry group, one of the largest construction categories, consists of 5,000+ company profiles which now contain 50+ company data points, including a list of potential challenges which are expected to impact market participants over the next few years.

One challenge which is being highlighted is construction material prices and tariffs. The uncertainty of raw material prices coupled with fluctuations in tariffs is creating operational difficulties for construction companies.

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Rail News – Savage Chicago transload terminal targets construction industry supply chain. For Railroad Career Professionals

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8/25/2021

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The CPT Chicago Transload terminal is part of the growing Savage Transload network of about 50 multicommodity, rail-connected terminals across North America operated by Savage.
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Savage officials say they hope their new CPT Chicago Transload terminal at Canadian Pacific’s Bensenville, Illinois, yard will help address a critical supply-chain need for the construction industry.

The terminal provides direct access to rail lines and major Chicago highways including Interstate-294, I-290, I-355 and the Elgin O’Hare Tollway (I-390).

That

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How flexibility, innovation and strategic foresight helped Chicago’s construction industry push through the pandemic

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While industrial development is booming, the construction industry has faced its fair share of headaches and setbacks over the last 18 months with material shortages, volatile pricing, and competition for skilled labor. Lengthy lead times for crucial construction components such as steel, insulation, precast concrete and more, have been major challenges this year, and will continue to be so for the coming months. 

But when in a pinch, general contractors have to do more than put on their thinking caps — the pandemic-related supply chain issues and runaway costs have forced the industry to innovate and become resourceful in an

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How safe is your business and personal data?

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David Brian Ward is the CEO of Safe Site Check In. Opinions are the author’s own.

Construction tech is still a nascent industry, despite the fact that investors have put billions of dollars into the sector over the past several years. As general contractors, site supervisors and office managers at construction firms gradually bring technology into their day-to-day processes, they’re learning that their corner of the digital world is not immune to privacy issues. Specifically, the buying and selling of their personal and company data is at risk.

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While the issue

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Atlanta construction company finishes 254-unit Ybor City development | Business Observer

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TAMPA — Construction on a new, mixed-used development in Ybor City is complete and leasing on its final phase of apartments is beginning this month.

Lector 85, the $39 million development on East 2nd Avenue off of Adamo Drive, includes two four story building with 254 units. According to a statement on the development, the north building will include apartments and lofts built around a 285-space parking garage.

The south building will include a fitness center, pool, lobby and storage rooms. The bottom floor of the building will include space for retail.

According to Lector 85’s website, the complex includes

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Nashville’s growing population puts a strain on construction industry

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  • Sean Buck is vice president of JE Dunn Construction.

In the span of a few years, downtown Nashville’s skyline has become almost unrecognizable from a decade ago.

Land is consistently snatched up for record-breaking prices to house new high-rise apartments, office buildings, homes, hotels, and restaurants.

This ongoing development boom has certainly created significant opportunity for many of us, but for the construction industry, it has also brought new challenges. It is important that we recognize and confront them to ensure that Nashville continues to grow in a healthy, productive way.

Construction workforce challenges

Crews work to carefully remove bricks from a building in the construction site on Second Avenue between Church Street and Commerce Street on Thursday, April 22, 2021 in downtown Nashville, Tenn. Following the Christmas Day bombing on Second Avenue, the site is still being remediated.

As such an in-demand city, we

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