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Building construction and engineering researchers create virtual worksites, allowing students to gain ‘hands-on’ skills

Construction is literally a hands-on business where profit-loss margins are squeaky-tight. The training of new workers requires time and labor, and materials like wood, cement, and rebar are too expensive for the “play” essential for learning new skills. Unfortunately, the consequences of mistakes on a construction worksite might be measured in the loss of limbs, Read more…

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