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Hiring Strategies During Labor Shortages

FDR Safety

USNEWS – The United States has a building problem.

Virtual Tours Used to Sell American West Homes

Construction Marketing Blog

When it comes to marketing new home communities, the tried and true model home is the traditional venue. However, the Las Vegas new housing market is aggressive right now, so new construction homes are being purchased practically before the lots are released.

AI tool promises 15% reduction in construction time, costs

Construction Dive

Alice Technologies says its artificial intelligence, after learning a project's scope, selects the most efficient schedule from millions of options

Green Building that Cleans the Air

Green Building Law Update

Today’s green building standards, rating systems and codes are stale, largely based in decades old science and do not go far enough to be efficacious for most business to invest in. This is no longer a genuine debate over the negative environmental impact that buildings have on the planet.

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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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The MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum Joins Forces with AU

BIM & Beam

If you’ve been a part of the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum in the past, you know what a unique event it is—a place to learn how technology is changing the game for those who detail and fabricate MEP and structural systems.

AECOM teams with Chinese firm on integrated delivery

Construction Dive

Among other projects, the joint venture has agreed to deliver the London Spire, which is expected to be the tallest residential development in Western Europe

Malco Products, SBC, earns Governor’s Safety Award

Constructor Magazine

Malco receives Meritorious Achievement Award from Minnesota Safety Council for excellence in workplace health and safety

Trial Begins for Roundup Cancer Allegations

Green Industry Professionals

Agrochemical giant, Monsanto, is sued for hundreds of cases claiming Roundup causes cancer

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

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

Definition, causes and remedies of efflorescence in masonry & other building surfaces

Construction Cost Estimating

Efflorescence stands for a fine, white or greyish, powdery deposit of water-soluble salts that is present on brick, concrete, stone, stucco or other building surfaces when the water vaporizes. Besides, efflorescence also exists on floors and walls and requires special attention.

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Purposes and Levels of Protection of Blast Resistant Design of Buildings

The Constructor

Different purposes of blast resistant design of building are to limit structural collapse, maintain building envelope and minimizing flying debris. Building Technology Guide Structural Engineering Buildings Structural

Report: US construction industry has a bright future

Construction Dive

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation predicted industry growth of 5% from 2017 to 2018

What’s the cheapest way to build a house?

Geniebelt

What’s the cheapest way to build a house? That’s the million dollar question for many people out there. Finding the most affordable way to build a house might sound like a lot of work. Truth is that it can be really challenging.

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

Mass. Researchers Build First Tidal Power Test Site

ENR Construction

Three tidal turbine energy developers, including one U.K. company, are planning to test their prototypes at the world’s first-of-its-kind permanent tidal test site on the Cape Cod Canal in Massachusetts

Infographic – All About A Tower Crane

cnstrctr

This week we wanted to bring you an infographic which we’ve found to be very useful. It’s all about tower cranes! Those big metal objects we see in the skies of our cities that are often the focal point of a project.

How to Prevent and Control Efflorescence Formation on Masonry Structures?

The Constructor

Efflorescence is a white crystalline material that is formed as a result of water evaporation from salt solution and left salts on the surface of. Brick Masonry Building Technology Guide Buildings

Vancouver airport kicks off CA$9B expansion program

Construction Dive

Vancouver International Airport's 20-year capital program, which has increased by $3.5 billion Canadian dollars since 2017, includes 75 projects

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Rovers set to invade construction jobsites

BD+C

The larger a construction project is, the more complicated it is going to be to manage. Small oversights or errors can lead to exponentially greater losses in time and money.

ENR Mountain States Announces Preliminary Results for 2018 Top Contractors Lists

ENR Construction

Early results show that revenues last year for the region’s contractors were up in most areas, especially for firms located in Salt Lake City and Denver

Video: 'Signature' Design May Have Caused FIU Bridge Collapse

Construction Equipment

The Miami Herald writes the Florida International University's pedestrian bridge that collapsed March 15 was designed with a greater emphasis on style than on function.

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J.W. Speaker Creating 100 Jobs In Wisconsin

Business Facilities Blog

The lighting manufacturer is investing $46 million in the expansion of its Germantown, WI operations. Read: J.W. Speaker Creating 100 Jobs In Wisconsin at BusinessFacilities.com.

AGC: Material prices growing fast, tariffs threaten more increases

Construction Dive

The Associated General Contractors of America said the effects of the new steel and aluminum tariffs can be seen in ballooning material prices

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The great indoors

BD+C

There has been much discussion lately about architecture and biophilia, defined as the inclination of humans to connect with nature. The wellness and sustainability movements have helped push biophilia to the front burner. One of the more heralded projects in the U.S.—Amazon

California Voters Oust Infrastructure Backer Over Gas Taxes

ENR Construction

Primary results set the stage for November showdown on repeal of funding legislation

Some vital methods for concrete curing

Construction Cost Estimating

METHODS OF CURING :- Based on the type of construction work, the curing of concrete is done with the use of the following processes :- 1) COVERING: Under this method, wet gunny bags or hessian are utilized to wrap the newly developed concrete surface.

JW Aluminum Investing $255M In South Carolina

Business Facilities Blog

The high-quality aluminum manufacturer will create 50 new jobs at its Berkeley County, SC operations. Read: JW Aluminum Investing $255M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Forensic BIM: Using modeling to resolve disputes and claims

Construction Dive

With disputes in the industry averaging $21 million, the ability to use BIM to retrospectively verify that the scope of work completed matches what the contract required could save millions in some lawsuits

Structural engineered wood products exempt from new EPA formaldehyde ruling

BD+C

Composite wood products must meet new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) formaldehyde emissions regulations as of June 1, 2018

Construction Begins on $50-Million Powerhouse Science Center Project in Sacramento

ENR Construction

Another Lawn-Cutting Service Takes the Money and Runs

Green Industry Professionals

The homeowner signed up for a six-month package through Greenkeepers Lawn & Landscape at a discount of $216

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RCC Column Design – An exclusive mobile based app for civil and structural engineers

Construction Cost Estimating

RCC Column Design is an exclusive app for civil and structural engineers. This app is available in google play store. It can only work in windows platform. The app is very user-friendly.