Posts by Flavio Battan

Tips on Recruiting Construction Workers for the Future

The future seems bright for the construction industry. Weeks ago, we featured the industry growth based on a forecast to 2020, while construction companies are also gearing up to create intelligently designed cities. But companies need to address one key issue to prepare them for the future: workforce recruiting. Many firms seem to be aware…

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5-Year Construction Outlook for US Looks Positive

The global recession of 2008 may be far past us, but the construction industry is still reeling from the adverse effects of the downtrend. However, a recent news report said that the construction industry in the U.S. is poised to experience significant improvements within the next five years. The Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) estimated the…

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10 Ongoing Trends in the Construction Industry

The construction industry is rapidly growing in terms of technological advancement, just like many other fields of specialization in the market. Despite the hesitation – and opposition in some cases – of veteran experts and companies in the field, the industry is already evolving and embracing new trends to keep up with rising demand for…

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8 Reasons Why the Global Construction Industry Needs to Innovate

The only thing constant in this world is change, according to a famous quote. Unfortunately, many industries are seemingly stuck in neutral when it comes to development. Refusing to change will cause any business to get left behind by its competitors, but some companies don’t realize the reason behind their failure to hit it big…

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Diggerland USA Adds the Fastest Backhoe in the World to Toy List

The Disneyland of construction equipment has just celebrated its first year in the U.S., but what the unique theme park has in store this year will make construction industry fans giddy and make them giggle in sheer delight. Diggerland USA, the construction equipment amusement park based in New Jersey, is planning to amaze its visitors…

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Disney Considering $1 Billion Upgrade to California Parks

Kids of all ages in California will giggle in sheer delight when they learn about upcoming plans for arguably the happiest place in the world. The Walt Disney Co. is set to embark on a massive improvement and expansion of Disneyland Resort, the 160-acre entertainment complex in Anaheim, California. The $1-billion development includes additional theme…

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EPA Suggests New Fuel Effieciency Rules for Heavy Trucks

The primary environmental agency in the U.S. is teaming up with the country’s traffic safety arm to set guidelines for fuel efficiency of heavy machinery. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has coordinated with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to formulate a list of rules for greenhouse gas emissions and fuel usage of medium and…

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