Modular Construction-A Greener Way to Build
In Tom Hardiman's article for Green Building Pro, he discusses the "growing acceptance of the environmental advantages of the modular construction process."
In Tom Hardiman's article for Green Building Pro, he discusses the "growing acceptance of the environmental advantages of the modular construction process." In the article, Hardiman discusses the benefits of modular construction, which include the topics of reduced environmental impact, less materials waste in landfills, and labor and resource efficiency. Included in this article are also case study examples, highlighting situations in which green advantages were made possible through modular construction.
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After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.