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A multisensory and experiential school that educates students who have learning difficulties, the Lab School is viewed as a laboratory not only for learning but for construction as well. The project was one of the first in the country to...
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Since its founding 50 years ago, local commercial masonry company Wasco has worked on Nissan Stadium, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Ascend Amphitheater, among others. This year, the company has broken some new ground of its own by...
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One labor-saving use of technology cited by the Wall Street Journal is a robotic bricklayer from Construction Robotics. It can pick up bricks, apply mortar and lay them with quality and precision. The robot is guided by a human who...
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How can robotics overcome the challenges that construction workers face in the field? Scott Peters, President of Construction Robotics, showcases the multitude of benefits behind their semi-automated bricklaying robot, SAM....
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 Cost and schedule blowouts are the norm in construction. Large projects typically take 20% longer to finish than scheduled and are up to 80% over budget, according to a study by McKinsey & Co. Read More...
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Engineering News-Record March 5, 2014 On a sunny day late last December on the track of the Homestead Miami Speedway in Florida, humanoid robots representing 16 teams from around the world opened doors, turned valves, cut through walls, struggled to...
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CDCNews February 28, 2014 Imagine walking onto a construction site in the near future to find a team of robots doing site grading and site layout or laying a brick wall or even assembling scaffolding trusses.  You may think the...
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Rochester Business Journal December 27, 2013 Scott Peters is optimistic that his company will help bring automation to the construction industry. Peters, 35, is vice president of engineering, owner and technical lead for Construction Robotics LLC of Victor. The company,...
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Construction Robotics, a startup based out of Victor, New York, has spent six years and about $900K in SBIR grant money on developing a robotic brick-laying system to work alongside human masons. SAM (Semi-Autonomous Masonry System), assists on construction sites...
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