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Everything You Need to Know About Concrete Slabs in Building Construction

The Constructor

Concrete slabs are structural elements used to create flat horizontal surfaces, like floors, ceilings, and roof decks. They support and transfer the. Building Technology Guide Slab Design Structural Engineering

Nice-Pak To Create More Than 300 Jobs In Arkansas

Business Facilities

The wet wipe maker will increase manufacturing capacity at its Jonesboro, AR facility to meet the unprecedented need for its products due to the the COVID-19 pandemic. Read: Nice-Pak To Create More Than 300 Jobs In Arkansas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Skepticism Abounds – It Can’t Happen to Me… or Can it?

FDR Safety

This blog utilizes research and data from a range of professional safety journals (i.e., Professional Safety) and research reports, and blends it with economic realities and common company leadership expectations.

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How to Construct a Bored Pile Foundation?

The Constructor

Bored pile foundation or drilled shaft foundation is a commonly used foundation for supporting heavy vertical loads. It transfers the load to the. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

A Contractor's Guide To Dealing With Customers Who Refuse To Pay

Contractor Bookkeeping

All construction contractors have experienced bad debt's financial pain, which is defined as a customer who refuses to pay no matter what you do. I've been there before, and it will probably happen again in the future.

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[VIDEO] Watch 1400 Days of Work Building the NFL’s Largest Stadium in 3 Minutes

Construction Junkie

via EarthCam // YouTube. While I’ve written a lot about the new Las Vegas Raiders stadium over the past couple of years, that stadium wasn’t the only one to make its NFL debut this season.

Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation

Business Facilities

A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states. Read: Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation at BusinessFacilities.com.

Minimum and Maximum Reinforcement Ratio in Different Reinforced Concrete Members

The Constructor

The minimum reinforcement ratio is the lowest possible quantity of steel that should be embedded in structural concrete elements to prevent premature. Beam Design Foundation Design Shear Walls Slab Design Structural Design Structural Engineering

Trimble Studies Show Machine Tech Results

Construction Equipment

Trimble side-by-side evaluations of excavator operators using conventional as well as guided methods of trenching produced data showing just how effective machine control can be. Two tests were held, one during a training session at the company’s Dayton, Ohio, headquarters, and the other on a

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Facilities Total Cost of Ownership Management and Best Value Stewardship 2021

Job Order Contracting

Facilities Total Cost of Ownership Management and Best Value Stewardship 2021 provides an introduction to readily available holistic solutions for any organization.

Autodesk Construction Cloud Releases 3 New Products: Build, Quantify, & BIM Collaborate

Construction Junkie

At last year’s Autodesk University (AU), the company’s yearly AEC technology conference, Autodesk announced the release of Autodesk Construction Cloud, which unified their in-house and recently acquired construction software under a single unified platform.

Emerson Building $35M Manufacturing Facility In Arkansas

Business Facilities

Emerson's new facility in Ash Flat, AR will manufacture products for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing industries, and create 245 new jobs in Sharp County. Read: Emerson Building $35M Manufacturing Facility In Arkansas at BusinessFacilities.com.

Self-Assembling Robot Swarms to Form Bridges and Buildings: The Future of Construction

The Constructor

A swarm of robots turning themselves into bridges, buildings, vehicles, and what not! Sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie? Not anymore.

How to Dispose of and Recycle PPE

Construction Equipment

There is good news for fleets that care about safe disposal of PPE and the environment. With the Covid-19 threat ongoing, an estimated 129 billion face masks and 65 billion plastic gloves are being produced every month. Although PPE has become indispensable to keep businesses and fleets operating

BIG designs Hyperloop Certification Center for Virgin Hyperloop

BD+C

BIG is designing the Hyperloop Certification Center (HCC) on an 800-acre site in West Virginia. The HCC is the next milestone to demonstrate the operation of the Hyperloop system as a commercial product.

What Kind of Oil to Use on Boots?

Work Gearz

Everything of your daily use needs proper care and maintenance, be it your clothes or accessories or your footwear. In case of your work-boots, they are absolutely very essential for your comfort and safety during your job hours.

Materiality in Architecture: 7 Eco-Friendly Materials to Look Out For

The Constructor

Materiality in architecture is a concept which deals with the selection and application of different materials or substances in the construction of a. Architecture

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Goodfellow Bros. Scores Commemorative Cat Dozer

Construction Equipment

Goodfellow Bros., a longstanding Caterpillar customer, received one of three commemorative Cat D6 XE dozers, an electric unit specially decorated to celebrate Caterpillar’s production of 175,000 medium high-drive dozers. The contractor will use the dozer to help it celebrate its own milestone: 2021

Milwaukee Pipeline Ep 3 and 4 Recap: Lighting, PPE, and Cutting

Construction Junkie

new Milwaukee M18 Fuel Sawzall (courtesy of Milwaukee Tool). Milwaukee Pipeline, the red tool brand’s virtual product release event, is officially over for 2020. Airing 4 total episodes, Pipeline highlighted many new tool offerings that the company will release over the next several months.

Effective Ways to Prevent and Treat Sore feet from Work Boots

Work Gearz

Your feet do a lot of work throughout the working hours. You tend to spend maximum time at work on your feet which increases enough load on your joints, muscles, leading to some serious issues and injuries.

The Supply Chain Industry: All The Essentials

Business Facilities

River Ridge Commerce Center in Southern Indiana has a central location, a large bank of land ready to develop and an abundant supply of clean water. Read: The Supply Chain Industry: All The Essentials at BusinessFacilities.com.

Boston Dynamics’ Robot dog Supervises Construction Site in London | Video Inside

The Constructor

Boston Dynamics’ famous robot dog, Spot, is widely known for its versatility. After demonstrating its ability to pull trucks, work on oil rigs, News

Cummins, Navistar Partner on Hydrogen

Construction Equipment

Cummins and Navistar International have pledged to develop a heavy truck powered by hydrogen fuel cells, a project partly funded by the U.S. government. This vehicle will feature our next-generation fuel cell configuration and provides a springboard for us to advance our hydrogen technology for

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6 Quick Tips for Calculating Concrete Yield

Construction Business Owner

6 Quick Tips for Calculating Concrete Yield. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 16:48. When pouring concrete, it's important to make sure you know all the variables involved and calculate with them in mind. Here's how to accurately estimate concrete yield with construction tech

How to increase the speed of response in your construction sites

Lets Build

All construction projects rely on a long chain of stakeholders that have to work together and communicate in a seamless way so that the scheduled tasks are completed on time and on budget.

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August Bioservices Investing $64M In Tennessee Expansion

Business Facilities

The pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) will invest in current and new facilities, and create 180 jobs in Davidson County over the next five years. Read: August Bioservices Investing $64M In Tennessee Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

The Constructor’s Weekly Top 5

The Constructor

A list of the top trending construction terminologies of the week. The post The Constructor’s Weekly Top 5 appeared first on The Constructor.

AI Bot Flattens Concrete Floors

Construction Equipment

Hyundai Engineering has introduced an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered robot that can flatten concrete floors. The company said on November 11 that the robot can perform the work without additional manipulation by workers. It has applied for a patent regarding the robot. The AI-powered robot

Cities Rise Back Up

Constructech

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” The words were first spoken by Sir Winston Churchill during World War II and were relayed to me again in a recent conversation with Bob Mankowski, senior vice president of digital cities, Bentley Systems.

Machine Learning Takes a Crack at Facade Inspection

ENR Construction

Getting machine learning and artificial intelligence to work for construction is often a matter of finding where it would be most useful

Amazon To Build State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Center In Mississippi

Business Facilities

The new 700,000-square-foot site will create more 1,000 new, full-time jobs in Madison County, MS. Read: Amazon To Build State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Center In Mississippi at BusinessFacilities.com.

A New Drone-based System to Assess Aging Infrastructure Projects

The Constructor

Canada-based infrastructure technology company, Niricson, has developed a unique drone-based data collection and damage-assessment system to inspect.