Nation's largest mechanical contractors see more BIM, prefab, tablets and green

Miodonski, Bob
August 2013
PM Engineer;Aug2013, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p4
The article discusses the results of the PM Pipe Trades Giants survey conducted by "Plumbing & Mechanical" magazine on the largest contractors in the engineering industry in the U.S. The survey ranked the companies by the amount of revenue they generate in 2012 and gathers comments from their executives on trends they are observing or experiencing. It was found that the majority anticipate an increase in work for the rest of 2013 and more are using building information modeling technology.


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