Researchers Make Progress With It’s Program Towards Autonomous Construction. Displaying A Menzi Muck m545 Leg Wheeled Excavator Equipped With Machine Vision And Autonomy And Robotics
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by THE BYLT TEAM
7M ago
University ETH Zürich – Zürich, Switzerland – Researchers at ETH Zurich used a prototype autonomous excavator known as HEAP internally to construct a dry stone wall that was approximately 65 meters long and 6 meters high. The excavator is equipped with combined Lidar, IMU, GNSS and other joint sensing programs and demonstrated construction of a dry laid boulder stone wall which is integrated within a landscape and park that was independently excavated and digitally planned. The group of researchers comprised the Chair of Landscape Architecture, the Robotics Systems Lab, the Vision for Roboti ..read more
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Lumber Companies See Continued Worker Deaths In Alabama
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by Camilla Albuquerque
8M ago
Phenix City, Alabama – A lumber company maintenance employee at Phenix Lumber Company in Phenix City, Alabama was pronounced deceased after getting stuck in a piece of equipment. The accident occurred during late August at around 3:30pm. Police and fire medics were dispatched to 4 Cultrate Road. Police Captain Skip Lassiter said that when first responders reported onto the scene, they were directed to the sawmill area where James Streetman, 67, was found dead. Lassiter has stated the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was notified and that the investigation remains ongoing ..read more
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Construction Data: United States Construction Spending Maintains Modest Gains
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by THE BYLT TEAM
8M ago
United States Of America – Construction Spending Data had a upwardly corrected 1% gain in the previous month that matched market predictions, construction spending in the US increased by 0.4% month over month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,996.5 billion in September 2023, the lowest level in five months. In September, private spending increased by 0.4%. This gain was mostly due to a 0.6% increase in the residential category, namely in single-family projects, which saw a 1.3% increase. The 0.1% fall in multi-family housing projects was offset by this growth. Concurrently, non-reside ..read more
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Lumen: 4%, 1200 Employees To Be Laid Off In Workforce Reduction – Struggles With Nearly $20 Billion In Debt
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by THE BYLT TEAM
8M ago
Monroe, Louisiana – As Lumen Technologies struggles with nearly $20 Billion in debt the company made additional announcements at stated it’s continued plans continuing the companies years long processes and previous sector selloffs. During its recent Q3 Earnings report and according to a business filings, Lumen intends to pay severance and related costs in the amount of $55 to $65 million as a result of this strategy. As of September 30, the company employed about 30,000 people. In an effort to reposition Lumen for growth, Kathy Johnson, CEO, stated that the layoffs will be “substantially comp ..read more
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With construction Complete, The NBAF Facility Wins the Best Project Award 
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by Camilla Albuquerque
8M ago
Manhattan, Kansas – With construction completed, and the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) commissioned, it was nominated and won the “Best Project, Government/Public Building” award from Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest. This distinction was announced by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T).  The “Best Project” award received 63 submissions. After narrowing the nominees to 15, the NBAF construction project received the award in recognition of its “outstanding quality of work, innovative ideas, and significant challenges ..read more
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Construction to Begin As revery Architecture designs new Vancouver Amphitheatre
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by Camilla Albuquerque
8M ago
Vancouver, Canada – Construction is set to begin on the open-air venue built in 1966. Revery Architecture is designing the new Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) Amphitheatre. This new $65 million structure will be a top-notch location for celebration, culture, and social connectivity for the surrounding community and beyond. The venue will host a variety of events and programming to enjoy all year long, with a capacity of up to 10,000 people featuring an exposed grass, an iconic mass timber roof, and adaptable, state-of-the-art infrastructure. According to PNE, this will be one of the largest ..read more
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Construction To Begin: Mainland Companies Granted Luxury Garden Development
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by Victoria Pawlak
8M ago
Germantown, Tennessee – Construction is set to begin by Mainland Companies. The firm will be building luxury garden estate homes in Germantown, Tennessee. Mainland has received approval to build five 3-story attached residences which will range between 4,400 to 5,600 square feet.  The Construction Project Mainland, a Nashville-based developer, enlisted the aid from Manuel Zeitlin Architects. MZA will design the new estate’s use, which will take over the cleared parcel at the corner of 5th and Monroe . The development will be located on 1301-1305 on 5th Avenue North.  MZA, the local ..read more
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UAW: Tentative Deals With Automakers…
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by THE BYLT TEAM
8M ago
United States Of America – UAW: Tentative Deals With Automakers ..read more
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Con Edison Breaks Ground On Brooklyn Clean Energy Hub Station
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by THE BYLT TEAM
9M ago
Brooklyn, New York – New York – Clean energy sources are coming together quickly and Con Edison is preparing for rising energy demand. As a crucial partner in attaining New York’s objective of achieving a zero-emission energy grid by 2040 it is thinking more aggressively about how to reinforce and expand our energy system to accommodate new renewable energy sources and rising demand. The switch to electric vehicles and heat pumps is already increasing power consumption in New York City, and Con Edison has identified neighborhoods where demand will surpass the capacity of existing infrastructu ..read more
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CYBER RISK ALERT: Level 10
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by THE BYLT TEAM
10M ago
United States Of America – Cyber Risk levels remain at Level 10 for the United States and Canada. Level 10 Cyber Risk has been continuous since August 2021 and throughout the geo-political global events in Ukraine and domestically. Most threats are connected to Far Right Regimes both globally and domestically in the United States. Cyber gangs related to or through their illicit operations are affecting most Businesses, Institutions, Media Outlets, Critical Infrastructure, Healthcare and Educational organizations and should remain diligent and proceed with continuous hardening, updating and mon ..read more
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