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What is Modular Construction?

Viewpoint Construction Technology

In part one of this two-part series, we look at prefabrication and modular construction trends and how they're growing in the UK. Construction Best Practices

Miami: A Thriving Business Climate Adds Flavor To FDI

Business Facilities

The diverse cultures, flavors and talents of Miami make it a unique global address for high-tech players in a rapidly growing hub. Read: Miami: A Thriving Business Climate Adds Flavor To FDI at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Are Zoom Meetings Adding To Distractions Behind The Wheel?

FDR Safety

The Covid-19 Pandemic has changed nearly everyone’s life in one way or another, especially the way we conduct work. For many, this change came in the way we work, specifically learning how to work remotely.

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How to Design Axially Loaded Circular RC Columns as per ACI 318-19? | Example Included

The Constructor

The design of axially loaded circular columns is mainly governed by the column’s cross-section and its material properties. This is because the load. Column Design Design Guide How To Guide Structural Engineering

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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.

Proven Practices To Collect Construction Client Payments Effectively

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. We've been there before, and it will probably happen again in the future.

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What Is Plain Cement Concrete (PCC) – Materials, Uses & Grades

Civiconcepts

Concrete has been used for many wonderful things throughout history, either for architecture or for infrastructure work and more. Although concrete is used as construction material nowadays. There are two … What Is Plain Cement Concrete (PCC) – Materials, Uses & Grades Read More ».

Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

Business Facilities

The massive disruptions of the global supply chain that occurred in 2020 during the pandemic have increased momentum for the reshoring of manufacturing jobs to the United States, primarily from China. Read: Rethinking The Global Supply Chain at BusinessFacilities.com.

The Great Pyramid of Giza: Construction Features of the Tallest Pyramid in the World

The Constructor

The Great Pyramid of Giza, also known as the Pyramid of Khufu, was an incredible architectural achievement of the time and is a part of the. Case study Construction Engineering & Management

Standard Room Sizes & Their Location In Residential Building

Civil Lead

Standard Room Sizes When we plan to construct our dream house, we want it to have proper sunlight and ventilation. Read more. Building Design & Drawing Building Construction Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Construction Cloud Software: The Benefits of a Hosted Solution

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn five benefits of having a hosted solution versus on-premise software. Construction Best Practices

Best Waterproofing Sprays for New Work Boots

Work Gearz

Have you ever thought of dragging your accessories or other apparel items into mud? No, right? But that’s how you treat your boots everyday. Out of all your work gears , it’s your work boots that are exposed to the harshest of conditions.

Pete’s Opening First Eastern U.S. Indoor Farming Facility In Georgia

Business Facilities

California-based greenhouse grower Pete's will invest $18 million and create 15 jobs in Peach County, GA. Read: Pete’s Opening First Eastern U.S. Indoor Farming Facility In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Will Biden’s $2 Trillion American Jobs Plan Rebuild US Infrastructure?

The Constructor

President Joe Biden announced the $2 trillion American Jobs Plan on March 31, 2021, with the aim to revamp national infrastructure, create jobs, and.

6 Steps to a Safer Jobsite

Construction Business Owner

6 Steps to a Safer Jobsite. Alex Headley. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 07:21. The No. 1 priority of Gilbane Building Company has always been the safety of its workers, and at no time has that been more critical than during the past year.

Pocket Door – Pros & Cons, How to Install Pocket Door

Civiconcepts

A Pocket Door system that facilitates your doors to slide conveniently into a wall cavity, conserve space, whilst looking extremely stylish. Simple to establish a pocket door kit with a … Pocket Door – Pros & Cons, How to Install Pocket Door Read More ».

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KOBELCO Sources Engines for Suspended Excavator Plant

Construction Equipment

KOBELCO said it has found a new engine supplier to replace the Hino engines that failed to meet EPA standards. The supply glitch has resulted in the company laying off 100 employees at its plant in Moore, South Carolina, on May 1 as it suspends production of several of its excavators. The company

WebMD Bringing Up To 700 Employees To New Jersey

Business Facilities

Popular online healthcare information provider WebMD is relocating its headquarters from New York City to Newark. Read: WebMD Bringing Up To 700 Employees To New Jersey at BusinessFacilities.com.

Sunken Slabs: Construction and Applications

The Constructor

A sunken slab or sunk slab is provided below the normal floor level in bathrooms, toilets, and laundry areas, where pipes or drainage systems are. Building Technology Guide Building Tips Construction Engineering & Management Construction Project How To Guide

Rethinking Job Order Contracts

Job Order Contracting

If you are a public sector owner looking to put an end to underperforming facilities projects and excessive administration costs, rethinking job order contracts might be a good idea. Rethinking Job Order Contracts to drive best value facilities repair, renovation, maintenance, and new build outcomes.

What Is Skillion Roof – Types, Uses, Advantages & Disadvantages

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A Skillion Roof is a durable, versatile, and high-performing residential architecture alternative.

Strategies That Missed the Mark

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Strategies That Missed the Mark. Alex Headley. Tue, 04/20/2021 - 09:27. While it seems like an eternity ago, there was once a world without masks and gobs of hand sanitizer.

Amazon To Hire Over 1,000 At New Virginia Fulfillment Center

Business Facilities

Amazon will build a 650,000-square-foot state-of-the-art robotics fulfillment center on 119 acres of ancillary land in Henrico County, VA. Read: Amazon To Hire Over 1,000 At New Virginia Fulfillment Center at BusinessFacilities.com.

Research: Electrifying Concrete with Nanocarbon Material

The Constructor

Researchers from MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) are working in collaboration with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS).

Video: Service and support from cradle to grave

CK Power

When you become a CK Power customer, you become a part of the family. That means we’re there for you until the end of your equipment’s life cycle. Our expert service providers listen to your needs and do whatever it takes to meet them, whether you buy one unit or 500. .

Equitable Infrastructure Investment

Constructech

As we are discussing rolling out infrastructure investments across the country, we need to keep in mind the importance of an equitable distribution of the funds. We need to think about both rural and urban areas. We need to prioritize the smaller communities, just as much as the large.

Forget Construction Cost Estimating Accuracy

Job Order Contracting

I always tell owners, builders, architects, and engineers to forget construction cost estimating accuracy. I would also avoid estimators and, or cost data providers that claim to provide accurate construction cost estimates. There is no such thing as an accurate construction cost estimate.

Great Lakes Cheese Investing $185M In Texas Expansion

Business Facilities

Cheese manufacturing and packaging company Great Lakes Cheese is expanding with a state-of-the-art packaging facility that will create more than 500 jobs in Abilene, TX. Read: Great Lakes Cheese Investing $185M In Texas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Completes its First Loop

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Elon Musk’s underground construction start-up, The Boring Company, has completed its tunnel loop under the Las Vegas Convention Centre (LVCC). With a. News Transportation

[VIDEO] Boring machine 'MudHoney' Readies for Work

Construction Equipment

The Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) “MudHoney” was lowered into the ground today in Seattle, Washington, ready to get to work on the Ship Canal Water Quality Project. The project is a $570 million program, being performed by The Lane Construction Co., the U.S. subsidiary of the Webuild Group. Lane has

Online Marketing For Architects 101

Archmark

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EskewDumezRipple and Wolf Ackerman unveil the Center for Developing Entrepreneurs

BD+C

The Center for Developing Entrepreneurs (CODE), located in Charlottesville, Va., will provide 215,000-sf of multi-use space for entrepreneurs, designers, and developers, as well as ground floor retail.

Griff Lynch: GPA Speeds Infrastructure Projects

Business Facilities

Georgia Ports Authority is expediting improvements to handle unprecedented cargo volumes. GPA has approved projects to increase annual capacity at the Port of Savannah by 1.4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units.