NEW DOWNTOWN CHALLENGES

NEW DOWNTOWN CHALLENGES

To build the cities of the future, the construction industry needs to be evolving continuously. According to a projection of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations, approximately 70% of the world population will live in cities by 2050,...
Asia Pacific, a Growing Construction Market

Asia Pacific, a Growing Construction Market

Because China, Indonesia, India, and Malaysia are emerging markets, the Asia Pacific (APAC) construction market is growing strong and is expected to continue to do so over the next six years. This construction industry expansion translates into an increase in demand...
Technology’s Ever-Changing Effects on Construction

Technology’s Ever-Changing Effects on Construction

Construction, like any other industry, cannot escape technological advances. Online platforms, apps, cloud-based collaboration platforms, online marketing tools, and drones are slowly becoming integral parts of the construction industry. Construction’s Challenges with...
MEGA- SKYSCRAPERS: Examples from around the World

MEGA- SKYSCRAPERS: Examples from around the World

From its early beginnings in Chicago and New York in the late 19th Century, skyscraper construction has expanded to almost every major city in the world, shaping the appearance and the development of densely inhabited urban areas across the planet. Since their first...
HOW MUCH DO CRANE & TOWER OPERATORS MAKE?

HOW MUCH DO CRANE & TOWER OPERATORS MAKE?

 AVERAGE WAGES In 2016, the average annual wage for crane operators was approximately $60k, $10k above the national average salary of $50k, according to the Census Bureau. Today, the national average wage for crane and tower operators is $79,692. However, 65% of...