Celebrating LafargeHolcim’s Women in STEM: Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

| February 11, 2020

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For the United Nations’ Women and Girls in Science Day, we’re spotlighting five STEM Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics talents from our global community who drive business results and blaze trails for others to follow.

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DF-Duro Felguera

Spanish multinational company specializing in the execution of turnkey projects for the Energy, Mining & Handling and Oil & Gas sectors. The company also provides specialized services such as erection, commissioning, operation and maintenance for electrical and industrial facilities, and has its own capital goods manufacturing workshops.

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How Robotaxis Will Change the Way We Move

Article | February 19, 2020

From pedicabs to yellow cabs, hailing rides has been a decades-long convenience. App-based services like Uber and Lyft have made on-demand travel even faster and easier. With the advent of autonomous vehicles, ride-hailing promises to raise the bar on safety and efficiency. Known as robotaxis, these shared vehicles are purpose-built for transporting groups of people along optimized routes, without a human driver at the wheel.

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Build highly productive crews with these 10 construction apps for QuickBooks Online Advanced

Article | February 19, 2020

While shrinking margins and high competition are impacting the construction industry these days, there are opportunities for companies to do things more efficiently, says Christopher Cook, a construction project manager with more than 40 major projects under his belt and author of The Entrepreneurial Project Manager. One of the changes companies can make is to take advantage of the available apps that help construction crews become more productive.

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COVID-19: Construction Companies and Others Help with PPE

Article | February 19, 2020

As nations the world over continue working through the uncertainty of COVID-19, personal protective equipment is more important than ever. Under these circumstances, however, PPE doesn’t relate to the hard hats, eye protection and steel toe boots our concrete blog typically covers. It’s the protective items healthcare professionals need to perform their work safely. Medical PPE has been in short supply, with consumers looking to protect themselves against the COVID-19 coronavirus snapping up face masks, gloves and the like. As medical facilities’ need for these important tools grows, however, many have turned to unlikely sources: Construction companies.

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Technology Is Changing the Face of Construction

Article | February 19, 2020

Cutting-edge technology is changing the way things are done in many fields, including construction. At Tucker Paving, we know the importance of keeping up with the times in order to remain productive and competitive. Advances are being made in construction to allow for quicker build times, safer working conditions, and overall improved architecture. Here are a few of the innovations changing the industry right now.

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DF-Duro Felguera

Spanish multinational company specializing in the execution of turnkey projects for the Energy, Mining & Handling and Oil & Gas sectors. The company also provides specialized services such as erection, commissioning, operation and maintenance for electrical and industrial facilities, and has its own capital goods manufacturing workshops.

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