Insights on Engineering, Construction & Building Materials

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The next normal in construction material distribution

– How disruption is reshaping distribution and logistics in the world’s largest ecosystem.
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Decarbonization challenge for steel

– Steel players across the globe, and especially in Europe, are increasingly facing a decarbonization challenge.
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Modular construction: From projects to products

– Shifting construction away from traditional sites and into factories could dramatically change the way we build. Will modular... construction make a sustainable impact this time around?

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Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Addressing society’s pain points: An interview with the CEO of Ayala Corporation

– Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala reflects on Asia’s imperative, and his own, to find inclusive and creative solutions to complex... and uncertain challenges.
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Agile delivery of capital projects

– Industry leaders are using the agile approach to reimagine how capital projects are delivered.
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Beyond taller walls: Meeting the resilience challenge of climate risk

– Climate change poses serious threats to infrastructure systems and the human lives that depend on them. It’s time for industry... players to begin building resilience.
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CIB’s Michael Sabia on the future of investment in Canada infrastructure

– Attracting private capital to help finance infrastructure projects is more important than ever, according to Michael Sabia, chair... of the Canada Infrastructure Bank.
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Data to the rescue: Embodied carbon in buildings and the urgency of now

– Building companies seeking to make informed materials-procurement choices may confront data that are either lacking or too complex.... A precompetitive consortium has responded with a free, open-source tool that anyone can use to help fill in the gaps.
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Remodeling infrastructure financing: A Q&A with CDPQ Infra’s Macky Tall

– Montréal’s Réseau express métropolitain (REM), a new light-rail network currently under construction,... serves as a model for how investors can help build crucial infrastructure quickly and sustainably.
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Walking the talk: Best practices for digital construction

– We are taking the advice we typically give our clients and applying it to our own construction project—and we’ll be... sharing the challenges and lessons as we go.
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To take off, flying vehicles first need places to land

– The buzz about vehicles flying above hides the infrastructure challenge below.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

Will infrastructure bend or break under climate stress?

– Infrastructure is the backbone of the global economy, connecting people, enhancing quality of life, and promoting health and safety.... But climate change is revealing infrastructure vulnerabilities.
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Investing for the long term: ‘Be patient and focus on the big trends’

– Michael Sabia, chairman of Canada Infrastructure Bank, shares his views on how infrastructure and real-estate investors can succeed... in an increasingly uncertain world.
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The high-rise in 2030

– In this video, McKinsey experts describe how high-rise buildings might change in the coming decade—and how construction... and real-estate companies should evolve.
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