Weekly Round Up: News From Navistar, Contract Simply, WeatherBuild, Ving, and Hangar

What’s happening this week in our industry? Here’s our Friday round up of news and announcements from members of the BuiltWorlds network. Want to be included? Send your press releases or story ideas to news@builtworlds.com.


1. Raymond T. Miller appointed to Navistar board of directors

Raymond T. Miller recently joined the board of Navistar, a leading manufacturer of construction trucks. Miller also sits on the board of Erickson, Inc, an aerospace manufacturer. (Source)

2. Contract Simply announces partnership with Starcity

Contract Simply, a construction loan management software, is partnering with Starcity. Starcity develops co-living spaces for middle class residents in San Francisco.

3. WeatherBuild releases Mobile v1.2.1

WeatherBuild is an application that gives construction teams actionable data regarding the weather. The new mobile application provides improved planning reports. (Source)

4. Ving blogs about the dangers of repeatedly violating OSHA regulations

Ving is a video platform for providing and monitoring employee safety training. Ving warns that if a company regularly violates OSHA rules, it will incur damage to its employment brand, face a higher rate of injury, and lose money. (Source)

5. Hangar used to photograph the Isle of Man

The Hangar Robotics-as-a-System™ (RaaS) Platform directs autonomous robots to collect data on site. Craig Goffin, who lives on the Isle of Man and works in IT, utilized the system to take stunning photographs of the Isle of Man. (Source)