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New Exoskeleton Vests Makes Repetitive Tasks and Overhead Work a Breeze

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Ekso Bionics has been making exoskeletons since 2005.  Originally designed with the military in mind, but then later shifted to physical therapy.  In more recent years, they have begun targeting more physical professions, especially those with repetitive tasks or a lot of lifting. One of their most recent products is called the EksoVest. The EksoVest […]

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Contech firm Icon to develop 3D-printed buildings for moon

Nov 06, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

The Austin, Texas-based construction technology developer is working to create a space-based construction system that could support future exploration of the moon. A group of U.S. and European design and construction firms are aiming for the moon — literally — with their newest 3D-printing project. Icon, an Austin, Texas-based developer of construction technologies, received funding to research […]

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Sacramento, California, contractor buys naming rights for sports-conference center

Oct 01, 2020 (0) comment , , , , ,

Brief: One of the largest general contractors in the Sacramento, California, area is making its mark along the lines of SoFi, Allegiant Air and Globe Life by putting its name on a local sports venue. Roebbelen Contracting has purchased a naming rights sponsorship for the Placer Valley Event Center, part of the $47 million transformation of @the […]

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Contractors State License Board Encourages Contractors to Take Advantage of Earthquake Brace + Bolt Program

Aug 13, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

    Contractors State License Board Encourages Contractors to Take Advantage of Earthquake Brace + Bolt Program   SACRAMENTO – The California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) is encouraging licensed contractors to take advantage of the Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program to boost their business during the pandemic. The EBB program helps qualified licensed […]

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High-Speed LA-To-Las Vegas Virgin Train Wins $600 Million California Bond Allocation

May 08, 2020 (0) comment , ,

A Brightline train sits at the station in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, California has approved a $600 million private activity bond allocation for construction of the $5 billion Virgin Trains-Brightline railway that within four years could be whisking passengers from Las Vegas to a (distant) Los Angeles suburb at speeds of up to […]

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California solar mandate, gas bans take effect in 2020: what you need to know

Jan 21, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Kwok has compressors for the water heater and ductless heating and cooling units at his Lafayette home, which he converted to electric power.Photo: Photos by Carlos Avila Gonzalez / The Chronicle Wei-Tai Kwok places his hand on an induction cooktop in his kitchen, where he replaced natural gas appliances with electric ones.Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez […]

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Rupert Murdoch’s son just bought a $150 million Los Angeles estate, shattering California’s sales record.

Jan 21, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Take a look at the property, which has a 26-room mansion and a secret underground tunnel. The estate includes a 75-foot pool and pool house.  The iconic Chartwell Estate in Los Angeles just sold for about $150 million, breaking the California sales record, Neal J. Leitereg reported for The Los Angeles Times. The buyer was […]

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4 Tactics You Can Implement to Become an Elite Entrepreneur

Jan 20, 2019 (0) comment , ,

Knowing as much as possible about yourself helps you understand when to push and when you need to take a break. Professional athletes train hard and closely monitor what they put into their body. They have a team and even hire professionals on the side to help them reach peak state within their body and in their […]

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26 Leadership Quotes for the Holiday Season

Dec 19, 2018 (0) comment , , ,

The holidays are a time for reflection, for growth, for gratitude, and for renewing our commitment to our goals with fresh vigor. Beyond the consumptive tizzy of presents and pies, and the familiar flurry of family and friends that accompany Chanukah, Christmas, and New Year’s — it is helpful to remember to take some time to be […]

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The 6 most striking construction technology innovations of 2018

Dec 19, 2018 (0) comment , ,

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Construction technology is advancing every day, presenting contractors with more tools to meet their long-term growth and efficiency goals. Even if the labor shortage isn’t letting up, AI analytics, drone hardware-software combinations, independently operated robots and other technologies are allowing the industry to do more with less.  As the year comes to a close, we’re […]

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