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Infrastructure Bill
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Is There an Infrastructure Spending Bone Under All That Trillion Dollar Green Pork?

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Resource Erectors Industry Watch Q4 2021: What a difference a year makes. Last year in October 2020, we reported that President Trump had rightly declared a national emergency in the US mining industry to secure reliable domestic mineral and battery metal resources, all to meet explosive demand in the brave…
2021 Resin Shortage
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The 2021 Resin Shortage and Lingering Supply Chain Disruptions

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  Industry Watch 2021 at Resource Erectors From paving companies, to painters, to civil construction contractors, to electronics manufacturers, and even to the average American consumer, the ongoing resin shortage (and 251 other materials) in the US is causing repercussions across the board.  As we move into the final quarter…
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Construction Materials Volatility and Double Digit Price Increases in 2021

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  “July was the sixth straight month of double-digit price increases for construction inputs,” said Ken Simonson, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) chief economist, in calling for President Joe Biden to immediately end tariffs and quotas on steel, aluminum, lumber and other essential construction items.”- DCN-JOC News Service-August…
3D Printed Concrete
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Innovation Watch: Carbon, Concrete, and the Sustainable “Print-fra-structure”

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  “As flexible mobile technology, 3D concrete printing means the technique can be used in physically restricted areas so there is no need to develop complicated and potentially expensive logistical plans. In addition, 3D printed concrete delivers a low carbon, quick-drying solution that saves time.”-  (more…)
Construction Mining 5G Technology
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5G Rollout 2021: Use Cases For Construction, Mining, Concrete, and Manufacturing

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  Our recent blog, Industry Innovation: Getting Up to Speed With 5G, just scratched the surface of the paradigm shift coming to industries across the Resource Erectors’ board. For years now we’ve been hearing about 5G and maximizing the potential for futuristic ideas including Industrial 4.0, edge computing, artificial intelligence,…
Construction Industry Trends
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The “Next Normal”: Construction Industry Trends That Are Here to Stay

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  While the pandemic wreaked havoc on supply chains and production output in mining, manufacturing, and construction it also provided an impetus for some long-delayed innovation. Even before Covid 19 reared its ugly head, the industrial world faced the ongoing challenges that continue to this day in the way of…

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