Meet Benji, Brasfield & Gorrie’s robot, who’s helping them build better

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Spot is a mobile robot that B&G is using to help with construction in Birmingham
Boston Dynamics’ robot is affectionately called Spot—you could be forgiven for thinking it was a bright yellow dog if you didn’t look carefully enough. Photo via Boston Dynamics’ Facebook

Here at Bham Now, we’ve been having fun with programs that use AI (artificial intelligence) to help us get things done faster. We weren’t surprised to learn that Brasfield & Gorrie has hired a bright yellow robot to help them build better buildings. Keep reading to learn more about Benji, B&G’s own version of the robot officially named Spot.

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Red Cross awards Jeff Stone alongside Brasfield & Gorrie for their volunteer efforts in Birmingham and beyond

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Volunteers at Sound the Alarm get ready to install smoke alarms. Photo via Alabama Red Cross on Facebook

Jeff Stone, Executive Vice President of Brasfield & Gorrie, is being honored at the annual American Red Cross Gala. Read on to see why the American Red Cross selected Jeff as their Volunteer Services Hero and grab your tickets to the 2020 Red Cross Gala.

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Atlanta I-85 fire and bridge collapse reminds Birmingham of “Malfunction Junction” interstate closures in the early 2000s

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Photo of the 2002 “Malfunction Junction” accident that shut down the interstate for a month and half – via Bhamwiki

Last night’s fire, collapse and closure of Atlanta’s Interstate 85 (I-85) reminded Birmingham residents of its own lengthy interstate closures that occurred at Birmingham’s infamous”Malfunction Junction” at I-65 and I-20/59 in the early 2000s.

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