Engaging VDC for Project Technology Strategy

For many, the terms Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) may conjure up images of early…

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Price Volatility, Tariffs Offer a Wakeup Call for New Collaborations

Owners, contractors, and designers face increasing headwinds as we cope with rising construction costs. Compounding the demand-side effects of an…

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Robins & Morton named Southeast Contractor of the Year by Engineering News-Record

As a part of its 2019 Top Contractors survey, Engineering News-Record (ENR) named Robins & Morton Southeast Contractor of the…

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Tackling Workforce Shortages Through Mentorship

At a time in the AEC industry where workforce challenges are ever-present, there have been several efforts that have proven…

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Construction Finishes At Medical University of South Carolina Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital & Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion

After three years, the construction management team of Robins & Morton, Cumming and Brownstone Construction has completed and kept the new Medical University of South…

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  • Charleston
  • LDU
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • NICU
  • PCICU
  • Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion
  • Perkins+Will
  • Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
  • South Carolina

Robins & Morton, Atrium Health celebrate grand opening of new Heart and Vascular Tower

Robins & Morton and Atrium Health NorthEast gathered on July 25 to celebrate the grand opening of the hospital’s new Heart and Vascular Tower in…

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  • Atrium Health
  • Concord
  • North Carolina
  • NorthEast
  • Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute

Engaging VDC for Project Technology Strategy

For many, the terms Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) may conjure up images of early clash detection and primitive modeling…

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  • 4D scheduling
  • Building Information Modeling
  • drone
  • technology resource
  • Virtual Design and Construction
  • virtual mock-up

Robins & Morton, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority Top Out Phase II, Crisis Stabilization Unit

Robins & Morton, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority (CIHA), McMillian Pazdan Smith and construction team members gathered to mark the official topping out of the new…

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  • behavioral health unit
  • Cherokee
  • Cherokee Indian Hospital
  • Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority
  • crisis stabilization unit
  • McMillan Pazdan Smith
  • North Carolina
  • outpatient rehabilitation
  • phase II
  • Robins & Morton
  • Topping Out

Price Volatility, Tariffs Offer a Wakeup Call for New Collaborations

Owners, contractors, and designers face increasing headwinds as we cope with rising construction costs. Compounding the demand-side effects of an industrywide workforce shortage and material…

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  • collaboration
  • Lean
  • material inflation
  • project delivery
  • tariffs
  • volatility

Robins & Morton named Southeast Contractor of the Year by Engineering News-Record

As a part of its 2019 Top Contractors survey, Engineering News-Record (ENR) named Robins & Morton Southeast Contractor of the Year. Robins & Morton reported…

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  • Buildfore
  • Contractor of the Year
  • CtrlWiz
  • Engineering News-Record
  • PlusDelta
  • SlatPlanner
  • Southeast
  • TimeTable
  • Top Contractors

Prefabrication 2.0: Resetting the Construction Supply Chain

Once dismissed by skeptics as a risky idea destined to diminish construction quality, prefabrication is now universally embraced as an industry best practice. Companies in…

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  • Charleston
  • Florida
  • Miami
  • offsite prefabrication
  • prefabrication
  • South Carolina
  • supply chain management

Robins & Morton receives Million Hour Safety Award for North Carolina work

Robins & Morton received the Million Hour Safety Award from the North Carolina Department of Labor and Safety and Health Council of North Carolina at…

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  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina Department of Labor
  • OSHA
  • Raleigh
  • Safety and Health Council

Using QR Codes to Streamline Specifications at Halifax Health Deltona

It’s common for changes to occur on plans and drawings for any construction team, which can make keeping up with finished schedule, layout, and mechanical,…

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  • Deltona
  • Florida
  • Halifax Health
  • Procore
  • Project Management
  • QR Codes
  • Solutions
  • Technology

Modern Healthcare ranks Robins & Morton No. 2 contractor

In its 2019 survey of construction and design companies, Modern Healthcare magazine ranked Robins & Morton second among the top general contractors in healthcare construction,…

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  • Modern Healthcare
  • Top General Contractors
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