In The Know 03-01-2019
The A/E/C industry is ever-changing because of technology, improved processes, strategies, project delivery methods, the workforce and much more. And we love content that is educational, thought-provoking and inspiring.
So we thought we’d share. Here are five articles that caught our eye this week to help keep you in the know.
The race to develop autonomous cars has been fierce among worldwide competitors. However, the more pressing demand lies within the trucking industry, where a driver shortage exists and is expected to grow, and current drivers are limited by the length of time they can operate a vehicle.
The National Association of Home Builders is forecasting that nationwide starts of apartments and other multifamily units will decline slightly this year and rebound slightly in 2020. The NAHB says construction has caught up with demand in most U.S. markets.
The U.S. Department of Labor says one out of every five workplace fatalities occurs at a construction site. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, can help mitigate risk and promote safe operations through assessment, mapping and inspections, to name a few methods.
Medical office building development is hotter in the Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston markets than anywhere else in the country, according to a report from real estate services firm CBRE. Health systems nationally are turning to more outpatient centers.
Groynes, not groins, are rigid structures built out from a shore to trap sediments and protect the shore from erosion. There are many different types of groyne structures based on their functionality. Read on to see how they are classified and implemented.
IN THE KNOW: #Architect gives life to unbuilt #FrankLloydWright designs / #AutonomousVehicles that can “reason” / U… https://t.co/e94GHvGTCz
It’s #InfrastructureWeek, and coincidentally, we are proud to announce that Lamberto "Bobby" Balli has joined the H… https://t.co/3y6YQqxBkL
James Arbuckle and Mike Marlar (not pictured) represented Halff+Marlar at the #InfrastructureWeek breakfast at the… https://t.co/vtD6fMsvUK
ASFPM Annual Conference
May 19 – 24, 2019
APWAOK/OWEA Spring Tech Conference
May 20 – 22, 2019
TFMA Spring Conference
May 29 – 31, 2019
South Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association Conference
San Antonio, Texas
June 10 – 13, 2019
Texas Association of Counties Legislative Conference
Sept. 3 – 5, 2019
Texas Municipal League Conference
San Antonio, Texas
Oct. 9 – 11, 2019