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Asite profit jumps 31%

Extranet Evolution

SaaS collaboration vendor Asite grew its 2016 revenues 14% to just over £6m. London, UK-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor Asite has this week filed its annual report and accounts for the year ending 30 June 2016 with Companies House. The report shows revenues up 14.3% to £6.047m ( 2015 : £5.289m) – at today’s rates, that’s around $US7.47m or €6.93m.

Superior Boiler Works receives low emissions certification

Constructor Magazine

Two boiler models have met the requirements of California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District. Superior Boiler Works, Inc. was recently notified that two boiler models submitted for air quality emissions testing in California have been certified as meeting certain emissions requirements. read more. Hydronics

Digital Dryshack # 93: GASP ! (10 Generally-Accepted-Scheduling-Practices)

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

Most of our work lately has been P6 training, and I find myself during that training to be referring often to Generally-Accepted-Scheduling-Practices. However, I don’t know if a written set of such practices exists – yet. So the purpose of this blog is an attempt to do just that, condensing my 30 years of construction [ ] The post Digital Dryshack # 93: GASP ! (10 10 Generally-Accepted-Scheduling-Practices) appeared first on Cassell Consulting - Construction Operations Consulting. Digital Dry Shack Blog Primavera Scheduling

Steps in Preparing Site for Construction Projects -Soil Report, Excavation etc.

The Constructor

Steps in preparation of site for construction works involves geotechnical report, site clearing, excavation, grading and compaction. Steps for. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Project Construction Construction Projects Site Investigation

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Telehandler tradition at Jarvie Plant

Digger Blog

John Jarvie, chairman of Jarvie Plant Group, took delivery of Scotland’s first ever telescopic handler in 1960. And now he has the country’s biggest rotating telehandler. John Jarvie, chairman of Jarvie Plant Group, took delivery of Scotland’s first ever telescopic handler in 1960. And now he has the country’s biggest rotating telehandler. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

ARS widens national reach by acquiring Comfort Heating & Air in Kentucky

Constructor Magazine

ARS, a Memphis, Tenn. based, privately-held national provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, has acquired the assets of HVAC of Lexington, dba Comfort Heating & Air. read more. Management

A Passive 3D Printed Tiny Home

Jetson Green

Ukrainian engineer Max Gerbut has just unveiled the prototype of PassivDom, which is a passive tiny house with many intriguing features. PassiveDom was built using 3D printing technology, and according to Max, it is the first completely autonomous house in the world, since it does not require any fuel combustion of any sort, no matter where it is placed i.e. not even in an Arctic climate.

Senior Vice President Jay Fayette Inducted into Vermont State Colleges Hall of Fame

PC Construction Blog

Last Thursday evening was exciting for PC Construction as Senior Vice President Jay Fayette was inducted into the Vermont State Colleges (VSC) Hall of Fame and honored with a 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award. Surrounded by. All Awards Our Crew

Rockefeller University Team Takes Modular Riverside Delivery to New Lengths

ENR Construction

For physician-scientist Richard P. Lifton, 19 nights of intentional sleep disruption last summer had nothing to do with a medical experiment

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California Lawmakers Warn Contractors Against Building Border Wall

Construction Equipment

The Mercury News reports three California Democrats have a warning for contractors who sign up for President Donald Trump’s border-wall construction project between the U.S. and Mexico: Build it, and we will divest from your company

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2017 Work Truck Show: The latest trucks and accessories on dispaly

Constructor Magazine

The Work Truck Show, North America's largest work truck event, offers attendees the chance to see the latest vocational truck and equipment displays. read more. Media Galleries Trucks

The world’s longest skyscraper

BD+C

One World Trade Center is the tallest building in New York City and the United States at 1,776-feet-tall. 217 W. 57 th Street will become the tallest skyscraper in New York when it is completed in 2019 at 1,550 feet. One Vanderbilt won’t be much shorter when it reaches its planned height of 1,401 feet in 2020.

Global Economic Expansion Outlook Hits 10-Year High

Business Facilities Blog

finance executives lead expectations for “substantial” economic expansion; North America leads forecast for anticipated hiring, according to American Express survey. Read Global Economic Expansion Outlook Hits 10-Year High on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Development Indicators Featured International Surveys & Research Workforce Development American Express business outlook economic forecast Economy Employment Expansion Hiring Trends Institutional Investor Thought Leadership Studio Site Selection Survey

Caltrans Trades Box Beam for Steel at Rain-Damaged Bridge

ENR Construction

Caltrans engineers are scrambling to replace Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge, a 317-ft-long, concrete continuous box-beam bridge on a key coastal highway after mudslides moved one of the support columns more than a foot, causing the span to crack and bow

DTNA Unveils Detroit DD8 Midrange Engine

Construction Equipment

Daimler Trucks North America unveiled its upcoming Detroit DD8 diesel, the second in a series of medium-duty engines, at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. Aimed at vocational truck applications, the DD8 is a 7.7-liter in-Line 6-cylinder model with a horsepower range of 260-350 horsepower and torque of 660–1,050 lb–ft. The DD8 expands on Detroit’s 4-cylinder DD5 introduced last year

Best Construction Blog competition — voting update and process

Construction Marketing Ideas

We’re just a half month from the conclusion of popular voting for the 2017 Best Construction Blog competition. At the moment (this can change), the Oldcastle Building Solutions Blog has a strong lead. I still have about five blogs to review and will complete these reviews within the next week to 10 days. Several years […]. Blogs Featured

Anti-Washout Admixture for Underwater Concreting -Types, Advantages and Uses

The Constructor

Anti-washout admixtures of concrete for underwater concreting is produced as a viscosity modifying admixture. Types, advantages and uses is. Concrete Admixtures Concrete Technology Guide For CIvil Engineer Concrete Admixture Concrete Technology

The new workplace: More than a generational issue

BD+C

A generational shift and advances in technology are changing the work environment. Corporate America seeks to draw young workers who, rather than swinging hammers, wield mobile devices to generate ideas and produce results.

Trump Budget Would Cut Some Construction Accounts, Spare Others

ENR Construction

OMB Director says funds cut from some programs will go into expected infrastructure investment program later this year

Sherriff's Drone Locates Stolen Construction Equipment Worth $400K

Construction Equipment

Detectives in Cecil County Sheriff’s Office in Maryland detectives used one of the agency’s two recently purchased drones to locate nearly $400,000 in stolen construction equipment stashed behind a barn on an Elkton-area property, police reported Thursday.

Twenty Unique Benefits For Contractor QuickBooks Desktop In The Cloud

Contractor Bookkeeping

QuickBooks Online Is Not The Same As QuickBooks Desktop In The Cloud. At a quick glance, it is easy to think that all QuickBooks files are the same no matter if it is on your desktop or in the Cloud because it appears to be the same product. Nothing could be further from the truth.QuickBooks Online is slow and clunky and changes early and often so just when you think you understand it. QUICKBOOKS ONLINE CHANGES! SOFTWARE PEOPLE LOVE CHANGING STUFF! CONTRACTORS LOVE GETTING STUFF DONE! Why do I like using Cloud-Based Servers? Money In: Have my Deposits posted and cleared?

Hybrid Concrete Cement Overlay Over Bridge Decks – Causes of Failure

The Constructor

Hybrid concrete cement overlay is placed over bridge deck to improve drainage, skid resistance, increase ride quality and appearance of deck. Concrete Technology Guide For CIvil Engineer Special Concrete in Construction Bridge Bridge Construction Concrete Technology special concrete

Pols are ready to spend $1T on rebuilding America’s infrastructure. But who will pick which projects benefit?

BD+C

The most likely beneficiaries of new infrastructure investment in the U.S. would be the engineering, construction, and industrial manufacturing sectors

Executives See Gains From Trump Administration Agenda

ENR Construction

In the wake of the unexpected election of Donald Trump as president, the surge in market optimism among construction executives in the fourth quarter of 2016 has taken on an even greater intensity in the first quarter of 2017

OSHA Launches Safe and Sound Campaign

Construction Equipment

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched its "Safe and Sound Campaign" and is calling on employers to review their safety and health programs to protect workers, and reduce workplace injuries and deaths

Revit 2018 New Advance Steel Features - Better Steel Connections

What Revit Wants

Advance Steel Autodesk 2018 BIM and Beam Revit 2018 steel

Bearing of the Green

Business Facilities Blog

A new study reignites the never-ending debate on the value of economic development incentives. Read Bearing of the Green on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Data Centers Economic Development Featured Featured Posts Industry News International Site Selection Taxes & Incentives The Editor's Blog USA - Far West USA - Great Lakes USA - Great Plains USA - Mid Atlantic USA - New England USA - Rocky Mountains USA - Southeast USA - Southwest Business Incentives database Expansion Tax Credits Timothy Bartik Trends W.E.

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Amenity-packed residential building is Zaha Hadid’s only NYC project

BD+C

Zaha Hadid may have only designed one building for New York City, but the structure, with its distinctive curving architecture familiar to many Hadid designs, certainly makes the most of its 11 stories and 39 unique residences

Rockefeller University Team Takes Modular Delivery to New Lengths

ENR Construction

For physician-scientist Richard P. Lifton, 19 nights of intentional sleep disruption last summer had nothing to do with a medical experiment

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Sheriff's Drone Locates Stolen Construction Equipment Worth $400K

Construction Equipment

Detectives in Cecil County Sheriff’s Office in Maryland used one of the agency’s two recently purchased drones to locate nearly $400,000 in stolen construction equipment stashed behind a barn on an Elkton-area property, police reported last week.

25 Epic Construction Fails

Geniebelt

Working on a construction site requires high levels of concentration and careful handling of the equipment. But that’s not always the case! There are countless examples of smaller or… bigger mistakes. Those failures lead many times to hilarious moments. Thankfully, many of them have been caught on camera and have eventually travelled around the internet. The escalator to heaven! No comment….

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Arizona Polymer Flooring Relocates HQ To Phoenix

Business Facilities Blog

The 50,000-square-foot campus will serve as APF 's international hub for production, distribution, training and R&D as the company continues its expansion. Read Arizona Polymer Flooring Relocates HQ To Phoenix on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Arizona Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Manufacturing Arizona Polymer Flooring Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Expansion Phoenix Site Selection