Costs of Service, Commodity and Energy Inputs Into Construction Are Heating Up

ALEX CARRICK | September 7, 2018

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In the U.S., there are currently 12 significant construction-related inputs or components that are recording double-digit-percentage year-over-year price increases, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)’s Producer Price Index (PPI) calculations.

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It’s widely recognised that the global STEM sector has struggled to recruit more women into science, tech, engineering and mathematical careers. In line with this, female student enrolment globally, for STEM-related subjects at degree level is particularly low with only 5% of women choosing natural science, mathematics and statistics. The gender gap is still wide open and schools need to be doing all they can today to enhance the educational experience of young females across the country.

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Increase Construction Productivity with Mobile Time Tracking Apps

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Since the 1950’s, United States agricultural and manufacturing industries have increased their productivity rates by 1,000%. In stark contrast, productivity rates for the U.S. construction industry haven’t increased at all. Thanks to the rise of construction-technology, there are less obvious and less expensive ways to become more efficient. And they don’t involve completely changing the way you build. Instead, they use mobile apps to speed up or automate time-consuming administrative tasks. So you, your employees and your subs can spend less time on “busy work” and more time on the work that moves your projects forward.

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Top Five Considerations for Construction Projects During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Article | March 9, 2020

The United States is facing unprecedented change and upheaval as it navigates the COVID-19 pandemic. Thompson Hine is analyzing all the relevant issues to keep you ahead of the curve. Here are the top five issues that might have an impact on construction projects. Delays caused by force majeure can lead to extensions of time and additional compensation under a construction contract. Look at your contract’s definition of force majeure.

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Feature engineering in machine learning

Article | March 9, 2020

Feature engineering is the process of extracting new variables by transforming raw data to improve the predictability of a machine learning model. But feature engineering is not just this kind of simple translation of categories like names or colors into numbers. The following section includes a collection of different kinds of engineering approaches that go beyond a translation of categories into numbers and address needs such as transforming numbers into categories or filtering data points due to missing or false data.

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