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Augmented Reality in Construction

Virtual/Augmented Reality

Augmented reality is widely accessible, relatively cheap, and user friendly. That’s why it’s become so useful in so many industries—including the building trades.

Construction Outlook

National Commercial Construction Outlook

The U.S. economy in 2023 is influenced by a number of fluctuating factors. Some of these will affect the construction market directly; others won’t. Here’s an overview of what to expect in the commercial construction industry as our country navigates through challenging economic waters

All About Claw Excavators

Heavy Equipment Spotlight – All About Claw Excavators

The claw excavator is just one in a wide category of heavy-duty digging machines that perform specific tasks according to the need. They’re called excavators because they all specialize in scooping large amounts of material out of a location, which may be a mountain, a mine, or a building site.

Commercial Construction Jobs

Commercial Construction Jobs by the Numbers

Anyone contemplating a career in commercial construction would probably like to know the prospects for gainful employment—and advancement. Happily, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a detailed analysis of this vital economic sector. And the takeaways are encouraging.

FCG Year in Review

The Fleming Construction Group – 2022 Year in Review

On behalf of everyone at the Fleming Construction Group, Fleming Steel Erectors and Fleming 8760, we’d like to wish our associates and friends a very happy new year! Before pushing full steam into a successful, prosperous 2023, however, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on the past year and share some of the highlights.

FCG Leadership On Site

What is Lean Construction?

Practitioners of Lean Construction can point to many examples of impressive results. When a project is completed efficiently, it doesn’t just benefit the financial stakeholders. Workers at all levels experience greater satisfaction by being associated with a successful venture that exemplifies excellence.

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Maintaining Jobsite Safety in Dangerous Weather

It can be tempting to push ahead with building schedules even when mother nature isn’t cooperating. But ignoring the dangers of harsh conditions is not wise. There are better ways to handle the challenges of inclement weather.

Types of Glass Used in Construction

Types of Glass Used in Construction

Glass has come a long way since the ancient Egyptians used it to make beads and decorative objects. Now, various types of glass are used for a wide range of construction needs.

Building Automation System

Building Automation and the Energy Ecosystem

Now, digital programs allow building managers to control HVAC, lighting, water, security, alarm systems, safety measures, elevators and escalators automatically, through one portal.