Official Panama Canal Construction Time-Lapse

To commemorate the opening of the Panama Canal Expansion, EarthCam released this 4K construction time-lapse movie, showcasing progress from March 2011 to June 2016. Progress was documented for this historic transportation channel by EarthCam’s robotic time-lapse construction cameras from 142 webcam angles. Watch over 5 years of progress in just 2 minutes with HD photos and panoramic imagery. Video courtesy of Earthcam

If only ALL Planning Committee Meetings were like this!!

Anyone whose ever attended a planning sub-committee meeting will recognise that this is as far from typical as it gets. The Steve Jobs road show pulled up at city hall Cupertino and in walked one of the greatest communicators on the planet. If you have ever seen a Jobs keynote speech you will understand why... Read more »

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Building Better with the Benefits of Lean Construction

Did you know that the construction industry is full of waste and inefficiencies?  This likely doesn’t come as a shock to many, but the extent of the loss is surprising.  According to a report from the Construction Industry Institute, 57 percent of all construction labour is waste.  If labour is that inefficient, consider how much... Read more »

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Common Preventive Maintenance Tasks Homeowners Overlook

Your home is an investment and chances are you’re already taking preventive measures to make sure it lasts for many years. But sometimes the most common preventive measures are easily overlooked by the average homeowner. Make sure you’re not missing any of these preventive maintenance tasks on your home maintenance to-do list. Clean the Gutters... Read more »

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Advances in Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is one of the most popular floor options in Europe, the US, and several other parts of the world. This innovative flooring product was first introduced to the market, in 1977, by the Swedish firm Perstorp. It did not become available in the rest of Europe until 1984, but was an almost immediate... Read more »

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