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Types of Beams in Construction

The Constructor

What is a Beam? beam is a horizontal structural element that withstand vertical loads, shear forces and bending moments. They transfer loads imposed.

Variations among Load bearing and framed structures

Construction Cost Estimating

Superstructure is the section that situates over the ground. It comprises of walls, columns, beams, floors, roofs, doors, windows, lintels, staircases. Types of super structures on the basis of load transmission The super structures are categorized as follow :- a. Load bearing structures b.

Greenbuild – The Target Rich Environment for Green People

Green Building Law Update

I am often asked, “how can I expand my green building business?” And I have offered the same response for more than a decade – attend the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (. yes, you will have to talk with people while you are there).

Contractor Website Best Practices

Construction Marketing Blog

An excellent website is no longer an option for any type of construction, remodeling, or trade contracting firm. Fact is, website excellence is now a requirement for business success.

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

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

New report assesses where opportunities could lie in construction technology


Between 2013 and February 2018, cumulative investment in construction technology totaled $18 billion, or double the amount invested during the previous five years

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New Steam Boiler Safety Video Highlights Why Some May Be Safer

Constructor Magazine

Physics and physical design seem to play a critical role in understanding safety issues of industrial steam boilers

Types of Drawings used in Building Construction

The Constructor

Different types of drawings is used in construction such as architectural drawings, structural, electrical, plumbing and finishing drawings. These. Architecture Building Building Bye Laws Building Technology Guide Construction Project Design Guide IS Codes Structural Engineering

Products at work: 6 product applications for your next project


Composite slate roofing. Davinci Roofscapes

5 joint ventures vie for $650M New York lab project

Construction Dive

Teams that include Skanska, AECOM Tishman, McCarthy, Turner and more have until Jan. 15 to submit proposals for the state Department of Health's new public health lab

Doing Construction Lead Programs the Right Way

Construction Informer

Get off on the right foot with construction lead programs by knowing the pros and cons. The post Doing Construction Lead Programs the Right Way appeared first on Construction Informer Blog. Construction Economics Trending

14 Types of Columns in building Construction

The Constructor

There are several types of columns which are used in different parts of structures. Column is a vertical structural member that carry loads mainly in. Building Technology Guide Building Building Tips Composites Structural Engineering Tips How To Guide Structural Structure

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Details about concrete compaction methods

Construction Cost Estimating

Compaction stands for one of the crucial methods of concreting. By compaction, the air voids is dissipated from the concrete. With the existence of air voids, the honeycomb in concrete is created and the strength of the concrete is reduced significantly.

Arizona: Billion Dollar Boom

Business Facilities Blog

The Grand Canyon State has seen its share of grand investments in 2018 with two companies that are revolutionizing their industries. Read: Arizona: Billion Dollar Boom at

$6B San Francisco rail tunnel route gets approval

Construction Dive

After the San Francisco Transportation Authority's green light, the route must now win over various regional, state and city agencies and groups before construction can begin

Lean in Action: How Flow and Lean Tools are Propelling Construction at CVPH

PC Construction Blog

When the crew of a ship is sailing down a river, they tend to follow a path that has a steady safe flow while keeping an eye out to avoid rapids that may cause damage. All Health Care & Life Sciences Projects Lean

Retaining Wall Types, Materials, Economy, and Applications

The Constructor

What is a retaining wall? Retaining wall is a structure that are designed and constructed to withstand lateral pressure of soil or hold back soil.

Rindlisbacher, White Selected as 2018 ENR Mountain States Legacy Award Winners

ENR Construction

The Legacy Awards are given annually by ENR regional editors to individuals who have achieved a lifetime legacy of service to the AEC industry and their communities

Timing and priming: Setting the stage for effective marketing

Construction Marketing Ideas

Sometimes there can be two totally different answers to the same objective fact/choice. The variation’s reason: Timing and priming, says JonRobert Tartaglione in The Neuropsychology of Influence and Decision-Making.

Road construction fatalities climbed through 2016

Construction Dive

As construction picked up after the Great Recession, so did worker deaths, according to the most recent statistics

A Comprehensive Guide on Concrete Frame Structure Building.


Hey Guys, In today’s article, you are going to learn about the R.C.C and Frame Structure Building and its Construction in details. So, Let’s Move on. Frame Structure Building. Read more A Comprehensive Guide on Concrete Frame Structure Building.

What is Rebar? Types and Grades of Steel Reinforcement

The Constructor

What is Rebar?

Uses and benefits of concrete pumping

Construction Cost Estimating

Concrete pumping is the latest technology applied in the modern construction industry to set the concrete in all the structures ranging from high skyscrapers to the slightest convenience store. With concrete pumping, it is possible to arrange the concrete where it requires to fit.

Moving a Viewport Error - Disjoin

Revit OpEd

The Move tool offers us an option called Disjoin. When it is used Revit deletes the original and creates a new element at the new location. That isn't obvious to us but if you examine the GUID (ID's of Selection) you'll find it has a new GUID after the Move is complete.

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US lawmakers earmark $10B for military construction

Construction Dive

This year's appropriations for Army Corps of Engineers and other military-related projects represent a 2.4% increase ($241 million) from last year's

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Persuasion power: A look at the science behind influence and decision-making

Construction Marketing Ideas

There’s much science behind influence — and if you understand and implement some powerfully simple concepts, you’ll dramatically improve your marketing results.

14 Types of Columns in building Construction

The Constructor

There are several types of columns which are used in different parts of structures. Column is a vertical structural member that carry loads mainly in. Building Building Technology Guide Building Tips Composites Structural Engineering Tips How To Guide Structural Structure

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6 Content Marketing Basics for Construction Businesses

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Pat Freedshaw. Running a successful construction business can sometimes be daunting. With so many things to think about in regards to construction projects, it can be difficult to put time into marketing.

Feds Say Over-Pressurized Gas Line Caused Massive Massachusetts Explosion

ENR Construction

Federal investigators said that the Sept. 13 gas explosion in Massachusetts was the result of too much pressure surging through a pipeline

Mortenson-Clark tops out San Francisco stadium

Construction Dive

The joint venture topped out the Golden State Warriors' $1 billion Chase Center arena and mixed-use development on Friday following 10 months of steel work

Politically left or right: It might really all be in your brain

Construction Marketing Ideas

It seems your brain IS different depending on whether you are liberal or conservative.

Risk Management in Construction Projects

The Constructor

Risk management in construction industry is an important part of the project planning and management. Various risks associated with construction. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

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6 Steps to Effective Copywriting in the Construction Industry

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From James Daily. Professional Writer And Content Manager At FlashEssay. Being a copywriter means that you have a responsibility to both your audience and your client.

Owners Can Get Cake and Icing Under New Tennessee Lien Law

Best Practices Construction Law

Seems like last week I was just celebrating one kid’s birthday and I had to do it again last night! Oh, that’s right, I have seven kids with two birthdays in September. So, it was not a dream?!?!?!

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