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2018 IgCC to be Adopted in Baltimore City

Green Building Law Update

This evening an ordinance will be introduced in the Baltimore City Council to adopt the 2018 International Green Construction Code. In the realm of green building this is a big deal.

How to Reuse Pile Foundation Efficiently?

The Constructor

The reuse of existing piles is an efficient way to reduce pile input-resources, construction costs, and the overall environmental impact by. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation

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Viewpoint Voices: A Q&A with Product Marketing Manager Daniel Griffith

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn more about the Viewpoint team by reading our second installment of our Viewpoint Voices blog series. Viewpoint News

Concrete Slump Variations at Site: How to Deal with it?

The Constructor

Adjusting the slump of concrete is a part of the concreting process, which the contractors should manage properly and cautiously. The concrete slump. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Building Tips Concrete Properties Concrete Technology How To Guide Tests on Concrete Work Procedures

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

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

Goya Foods Investing $80M In Texas Expansion

Business Facilities

Latin American food and condiment company Goya Foods will expand manufacturing and distribution capacity at its Brookshire, TX facility. Read: Goya Foods Investing $80M In Texas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Proactive Contractors Use Lien Services To Protect Cash Flow

Contractor Bookkeeping

Proactive versus reactive are the two methods of getting something done. I find everyone works in a combination of both, I included. Proactive is scheduling and doing everything ahead of time. Nothing is ever waiting until the last minute.

Benefits of 4BT JOB ORDER CONTRACTING Software and Cost Data

Job Order Contracting

Here are just a few of the many benefits of 4BT JOB ORDER CONTRACTING Software and Cost Data that drive best value JOC Programs for public sector real property owners and their service partners.

All You Need to Know About Tuckpointing

The Constructor

Tuckpointing is a mortar joint repair process in masonry construction, which involves the removal of deteriorated mortar joints from the masonry. How To Guide

GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Named Flagship Facility For EV Production

Business Facilities

General Motors will invest $2.2 billion to transform its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center into an all-electric vehicle assembly plant, dubbed Factory ZERO. Read: GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Named Flagship Facility For EV Production at BusinessFacilities.com.

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.

PC Team Runs Vermont’s Virtual Corporate Cup Challenge

PC Construction

Over the past few weeks, a team of Vermont PC employees participated in the annual Corporate Cup Challenge, an event sponsored by the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports. The event brings Vermont.

Flynn and Noorda BEC Sign Letter of Intent

Flynn

Flynn Group of Companies and Noorda BEC Sign Letter of Intent. North America’s Leading Total Building Envelope Contractor Expands. We are excited to announce that Flynn Group of Companies and Noorda BEC Inc. have signed a Letter of Intent to combine their operations.

Are Insulated Work Boots Too Hot in the Summer?

Work Gearz

Making a great choice of a stylish and sturdy work boot and cracking a fair deal is quite an easy job, isn’t it? . But the tough job is taking a certain feature into considering and wondering whether to go for it or to avoid it!

What are As-Built Drawings and Why are they Important?

The Constructor

An as-built drawing is defined as a drawing created and submitted by a contractor after completing the project. Due to some specific inevitable. Construction Engineering & Management

COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update

Business Facilities

Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis. Read: COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update at BusinessFacilities.com.

New multifamily complex completes in Austin

BD+C

Rhythm Apartments, a 327,145-sf multifamily complex located in northwest Austin, has recently completed construction. The 262-unit community features multiple public areas and amenities spread across its sprawling grounds.

Improving Construction Procurement and Project Delivery – It’s all about the Gaps!

Job Order Contracting

Construction procurement and project delivery remains problematic for most organizations.

Pavement Tech Lowers City Temps

Construction Equipment

Arizona State University researchers are working with the city of Phoenix on a pilot program studying the use of "cool pavement" to reduce heat island effect, a phenomenon that raises temperatures in urban areas covered by asphalt and concrete. According to ABC 15 Arizona, Phoenix is applying cool

How to Calculate Load-carrying Capacity of an existing Beam for Repair?

The Constructor

The calculation of the load-carrying capacity of under-designed or deteriorated beams is the first step before conducting any repair or. Structural Engineering Structural Evaluation

GM To Invest Nearly $2B To Build EVs In Tennessee 

Business Facilities

Fully electric vehicles, including the Cadillac LYRIQ, will be built at the Spring Hill, TN plant, General Motors’ largest facility in North America. Read: GM To Invest Nearly $2B To Build EVs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Commonwealth Pier revitalization project begins construction in Boston’s Seaport

BD+C

CBT has recently announced construction has begun on the revitalization project for the Seaport World Trade Center on Commonwealth Pier in Boston’s Seaport.

Documents: UI Updates, Help Ops

Constructech

We have a worker shortage—in operations, in construction, it spans the gamut. Turning to technology will play a pivotal role moving forward. I have noted previously that we need to turn to technology to find productivity gains that didn’t exist before.

7 Most Durable Jeans for Construction Work!

Work Gearz

Being in construction work means tackling tough conditions throughout the day! For this, you definitely deserve clothing that is comfortable yet tough enough to withstand the harsh construction working conditions!

Fine-Grained Concrete: Significance and Properties

The Constructor

Fine-grained concrete, also known as sand concrete, is defined as the concrete in which the coarse aggregate is replaced by sand or any filler. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Exclusive

West Virginia Methanol Investing $350M In New Plant

Business Facilities

The plant will create 30 high-paying jobs in Pleasants County, WV and produce 900 metric tons of high-purity methanol from natural gas each day. Read: West Virginia Methanol Investing $350M In New Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

Excavation Damage to Utilities Costs the U.S. $30 Billion

Construction Equipment

Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has announced the findings from its 2019 Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) Report, including a $30 billion cost to the U.S. in direct and indirect losses. The Report analyzed all 2019 data submitted voluntarily by facility operators, utility locating companies

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Redefine Work: Motivate and Connect

Constructech

Here at Constructech , we have been talking about the worker of the future for years—well before the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier this year. But the reality is COVID-19 has also disrupted the U.S.

5 Best Paint Sprayer for Chalk Paint

Work Gearz

If you are someone who loves DIY projects, then painting a piece of furniture, or any other household item that needs a revamp is probably something you have thought about at some point. You do not have to be an artist or need a professional, to paint old items to look new in your house.

10 Common Roofing Defects and How to Prevent Them

The Constructor

The roof of a structure is susceptible to several defects during its course of life, but the identification of such issues is not an easy task for. How To Guide

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Startup Ecosystems: Seeding The Land With Startups

Business Facilities

Locations are nurturing startup ecosystems with access to skilled labor, angel investors, higher ed resources and an affordable quality of life that is attracting talent. Read: Startup Ecosystems: Seeding The Land With Startups at BusinessFacilities.com.

VW to Acquire Navistar

Construction Equipment

Volkswagen’s truck division, Traton, will move forward to acquire Navistar following a letter from the Navistar board approving a cash offer of $44.50 per share, a deal estimated to by $3.7 billion. The offer was up from $43 proposed last month. Traton had gained support from Navistar’s two largest

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5 must reads for the AEC industry today: October 19, 2020

BD+C

Lower-cost metros continue to outperform pricey gateway markets, Yardi Matrix reports (Yardi Matrix). But year-over-year multifamily trendline remained negative at -0.3%, unchanged from July

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5 Reasons to Bring Construction Claims Experts into Early Planning

Construction Business Owner

5 Reasons to Bring Construction Claims Experts into Early Planning. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 10/20/2020 - 16:01.