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Are You Ready For An OSHA Audit?

FDR Safety

This blog is targeting small employers, especially those involved with sheet metal fabrication. Of necessity, your work involves workers being close to the point of operation for many tasks. Spot welders, riveters, manual forming machines, etc.

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Reinforced Concrete Beam Detailing According to ACI Code

The Constructor

Clearly, the detailing of the reinforced concrete members is the key to good design and execution of work at the site.That is why poor detailing of. Beam Design Construction Engineering & Management Detailing Guide How To Guide Reinforcement Guide Specifications Buildings Design

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Oshkosh Creating 300 Jobs At New Tennessee Plant

Business Facilities Blog

The specialty vehicle manufacturer will establish a new manufacturing facility in Jefferson City, creating more than 300 jobs over the next three years. Read: Oshkosh Creating 300 Jobs At New Tennessee Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

State, local governments could spend $275B on commercial construction this year: where the money will go

Construction Dive

Taxpayer-funded construction initiatives are on pace to hit around $93.5 billion for roads and $72.5 billion for schools this year, for example, while prison spending is still rapidly being turned to the private sector

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2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

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

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Georgia Cyber Center’s Hull McKnight Celebrates Opening

Business Facilities Blog

The $100 million state-of-the-art Cyber Center aims to modernize cyber security technology through collaborative innovation, training and research. Read: Georgia Cyber Center’s Hull McKnight Celebrates Opening at BusinessFacilities.com.

Top Contractors Use New Tech to Meet Demand

ENR Construction

Top contractors are winning their local markets and turning to technology to meet demand

$500M loan granted for tallest tower in Queens, New York

Construction Dive

The loan for the approximately $700 million, 67-story tower, which will be built in part by United Construction & Development, is the largest lent to a private project in the borough

Bar Bending Schedule For Floor Slabs

Construction Cost Estimating

Bar bending schedule is an important structural working document that rightly gives the disposition, bending shape, total length, and quantity of all the reinforcements that have been provided in a structural drawing.

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

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

The power of the franchise brand

Constructor Magazine

Business experience is not a prerequisite to buy a plumbing franchise – financial education and name recognition are part of the package

Albaad USA Approved For $2.3M In Incentives

Business Facilities Blog

The Israel-based company is creating 302 new jobs and investing $45 million in Rockingham County, NC. Read: Albaad USA Approved For $2.3M In Incentives at BusinessFacilities.com.

LaGuardia Shoehorns $8B Megaproject At Busy Site

ENR Construction

Queens airport juggles a complex renovation, lots of contractors and hordes of travelers in a tight space with tough overseers

Business toolbox: Maximizing cash flow

Construction Dive

Having cash at the ready not only allows contractors to pay their bills on time but to finance material and manpower on new projects

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

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

5 ways design is transforming behavioral healthcare

BD+C

Today, more than 40 million American adults suffer from a mental-health condition, and half of all chronic mental illness begins by the age of 14.

Highway Transportation Funding on the Block?

Construction Equipment

The Fiscal Times reports that on Tuesday July 10, Senators Mike Lee, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz introduced their Transportation Empowerment Act S. 3190 in an effort to dramatically reduce the federal government's participation in keeping the country's transportation system funded and maintained

Travel Push for Tourists

Business Facilities Blog

The tourism industry supports nearly nine million jobs in the U.S., but a dip in overseas visitors in 2017 has led to the creation of the Visit U.S. Coalition to put out the welcome mat. Read: Travel Push for Tourists at BusinessFacilities.com.

ENR New York's Best Projects Winners Revealed

ENR Construction

Iowa DOT orders demo, rebuild of part of $23M bridge

Construction Dive

Officials said the repairs that Minnowa Construction will have to pay for and make include correcting bridge piers and abutments

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Method of constructing post tension RCC slab

Construction Cost Estimating

In this construction video tutorial, you will learn how post tension RCC slabs are built up as well as how post tensioning is performed and benefits of post tensioning process. POST TENSION SLAB: It refers to the slab that is tensioned as soon as the slab is developed.

Construction Incident Response

The Safety Blog

Construction Incident Response. Welcome to Safe Friday, today we’re going to cover construction incident response. Whether you’re an experienced professional, or new on the job, we’re going to offer something for everyone!

Cement Producer To Invest $600M In Indiana

Business Facilities Blog

Cement, concrete and building materials company Lehigh Hanson Inc. will expand its operations in Mitchell, IN, creating up to 52 new jobs in southern Indiana by 2022. Read: Cement Producer To Invest $600M In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Project Team Delivers Fast-Tracked Soccer Stadium in Time for Opening Match

ENR Construction

Workers completed substantial construction on D.C. United's $500-million soccer-specific stadium in time for the team to host its first Major League Soccer match on July 14

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State, federal lawsuits pin defective DC Metro concrete on contractor

Construction Dive

Both the U.S. Department of Justice and the Commonwealth of Virginia allege that Universal Concrete Products Corp. knew Silver Line concrete panels were defective but falsified documents to make it appear they met specifications

Lessons learned from our museum construction projects

The Korte Company

Well-designed, well-built museums have a way of suspending reality for a while. They easily direct your focus to whatever its subject matter may be. Visitors may never think much about how a museum is built, but museum construction companies like us obsess over it.

How soil cement is used in earthfill dams & embankments

Construction Cost Estimating

Now-a-days soil cement as a facing material for earthfill dams is considered very cost-effective where proper riprap is unavailable near the site.

Firestone Fibers & Textiles Investing $19M In North Carolina

Business Facilities Blog

The technical textile fiber manufacturer is expanding its North American headquarters and advanced manufacturing plant in Kings Mountain, NC. Read: Firestone Fibers & Textiles Investing $19M In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Can Workers With Sun-Related Skin Issues File Workers Compensation Claims?

ENR Construction

Shade tents and frequent water breaks are part of the strategies Kris Comon uses for dealing with 100°-plus temperatures and a punishing sun at a two-story building being constructed in Phoenix

Report identifies some causes, solutions to lack of women in the construction workforce

Construction Dive

The Portland, Oregon, area's nonresidential construction workforce employs only 4% women and 20% minorities, according to a recent report, which offered some solutions to what it indicated is part of a widespread problem in the industry

Construction material prices increase steadily in June

BD+C

According to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today, construction material prices rose another 0.8% in June and are 9.6% higher than they were at the same time one year ago.

Segregation of concrete – Causes and Remedies

Construction Cost Estimating

Segregation means the partition of course materials (cement, sand, aggregates) from other mass. When the water quantity in the concrete mix is increased, the greater sized aggregates are detached thus results in segregation.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Moving U.S. Headquarters To New Jersey

Business Facilities Blog

The Israel-based global pharmaceutical company will transfer and create more than 800 jobs to Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ with help from state tax credits. Read: Teva Pharmaceuticals Moving U.S. Headquarters To New Jersey at BusinessFacilities.com.