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Create Your Best Construction “About” Page

Construction Marketing Blog

Customers who view your “About” page spend 22.5% more than those who don’t. If they’re looking over your “About” page, it’s already a good sign, but you don’t want to lose them there.

Strategies to Protect Buildings Close to Deep Excavation

The Constructor

Building structures close to the excavation for deep foundations may suffer settlement and subsequent cracking and even failure. Therefore, it is. Building Technology Guide Building Tips Buildings

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What does the new tax reform act mean for construction companies?

Construction Dive

Michael DeSiato, an accountant and a financial planner, provides insights on the act's provisions that will impact construction and related businesses

Bridge Collapse at Florida University Kills Four

ENR Construction

The 950-ton pedestrian bridge structure, just placed five days earlier, was still under construction when it collapsed onto traveling motorists

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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Soil Structures and its Types

The Constructor

The structure of soil is formed by the geometrical arrangement of soil particles with respect to each other. Different soils contain different. Geotechnical Engineering Soil Engineering Soil


California bullet train costs skyrocket to $77B, opening delayed

Construction Dive

The California High Speed Rail Authority says the first phase's opening is delayed four years and the total cost of the project could rise to $98.1 billion

Bridge Collapse at Florida University Kills Six

ENR Construction

The 950-ton pedestrian bridge structure, just placed five days earlier, was still under construction when it collapsed onto traveling motorists

Construction employers add 61,000 jobs in February and 254,000 over the year


Construction employment increased by 61,000 jobs in February to the highest level since June 2008 as rising pay rates enabled the industry to attract more workers, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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

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

Some vital points required for construction bid formation

Construction Cost Estimating

CAREFUL STUDY OF THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: The contract documents which are provided to the contractor or delivered for his inspection comprise of general contract conditions, drawings, specifications, bills of quantities etc.

Why is Timber Construction Popular in 21st Century?

The Constructor

Timber is a favorite construction material from the historic time and now, one of the favorite construction material of the future. Timber. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Construction Engineering & Management Buildings Construction construction Materials


Exxon Mobil planning multibillion-dollar Gulf Coast expansion

Construction Dive

The expansion would make the company's Beaumont, Texas, refinery the biggest of its kind in North America

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Everyday Employee Safety

The Safety Blog

How to Promote Employee Safety in the Workplace. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover employee safety. On the job safety is a program of proactive participation between employers, supervisors, and employees; safety is everyone’s business.

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The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Caterpillar Retail Sales Up 33% for February

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar reported its rolling three month retail sales today with resources industries up 60 percent and construction industries up 27 percent. North America was up 25 percent for construction industries and 62 percent for resource industries.

The Hershey Company moves into new 7,800-sf flagship retail location in Time Square


The new 7,800-sf location for Hershey’s Chocolate World in Times Square is three times larger than its previous Times Square location. The store is located beneath a 42-story hotel that is currently being constructed

Construction Defects in Deep Excavation and their Remedies

The Constructor

Various defects occur during construction in deep excavations such as leakage through retaining wall, dewatering during excavation, retaining wall. Construction Engineering & Management Construction


Majority of worksites could be violating OSHA's electronic record-keeping rule

Construction Dive

OSHA has until June 15 to inspect its database of locations and issue violations to those that did not file 2016 summaries


Differentiating the Dealership from the Competition

Green Industry Professionals

Selling propane equipment can help outdoor power equipment dealers grow their customer base and stand out from the competition

Smartphones to the forefront

Constructor Magazine

More phone apps to help techs work smarter


How to calculate hinged support, normal thrust and shear of a three hinged circular arch

Construction Cost Estimating

This construction video tutorial is based structural analysis. You will learn how to make calculation of reaction at the support as well as normal thrust and shear for three hinged circular arch. This video is presented by renowned engineer Mr. Parag Pal. Three hinged system: a.

Sedimentation Tank Design Parameters

The Constructor

Sedimentation is the process of removing suspended coarser particles in water by settling down them to the bottom of tank. For a particle to settle. Environmental Engg Environmental Engineering

Home Depot giving $50M for construction skills training

Construction Dive

Such programs are part of an industry-wide push to encourage millennials and generations after them to explore the trades

Trial Begins for Teen Suing over Lawn Mower Injury

Green Industry Professionals

The plaintiffs claim the lawn mower had inadequate warnings and instructions, preventing the avoidance of injury

East Coast Nor’easters Amplify Calls for Resilient Building Code Regulations

ENR Construction

After three nor’easters pummeled the East Coast this year, architects, engineers and environmental groups are calling for regulators to force building owners to protect their properties from extreme wind, flooding and heat related to climate change and sea level rise

Some vital plastering defects and remedies to resolve them

Construction Cost Estimating

Besides, cracking, there may be other flaws with plastering. John Roxburgh who performs lecturer at The Concrete Institute’s School of Concrete Technology, highlights the following points for plastering defects as well as proper solutions for resolving them.

Components of Sewer Sanitary Project Cost

The Constructor

The components of sewer sanity project cost such as design and construction cost are discussed in the following sections. Components of sewer. Environmental Engg Environmental Engineering

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Florida pedestrian bridge built using ABC methods collapses, kills 6

Construction Dive

As ABC methods prescribe, the actual building of the bridge took place offsite in an effort to reduce risk to workers, drivers and pedestrians, as well as to minimize interruptions to regular traffic

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Practical approaches to reducing Legionella contamination

Constructor Magazine

Legionella is big news again. It certainly was a big story in 1976 when a major outbreak of a mysterious illness occurred during an American Legion convention at a Philadelphia hotel

More features now standard on Doosan loaders

Digger Blog

Korea’s Doosan Construction Equipment has added a raft of new features as standard items on its five large wheeled loader models. Korea’s Doosan Construction Equipment has added a raft of new features as standard items on its five large wheeled loader models.

Rover Pipeline Told to Cease & Desist - Again

Construction Equipment

The 713-mile long Rover Pipeline, owned by Energy Transfer Partners, was ordered to stop construction for the second time in a year.

Applications of High Performance Lightweight Concrete

The Constructor

High performance lightweight concrete is produced by carefully mixing specified amount of cement, sand, lightweight aggregate, different pozzolans. Concrete Concrete Types in Construction Special Concrete in Construction Concrete Technology Concrete Types special concrete