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Trimble’s Construction Solutions, Insights, Prominent During Digital AEC Event

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Trimble's connected construction vision, robotics, automation and more were on full display at Digital Construction Week. Events

Cohousing Communities Are Becoming More Popular

Natural Building

Cohousing is a kind of intentional community of private residences with shared communal spaces. The homes are generally clustered around shared space. Each home has traditional amenities, including a private kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms and living spaces.


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Hyundai Will Build First Fully-Dedicated EV Plant In Georgia

Business Facilities

Hyundai Motor Group will invest more than $5.5B in the electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facility, which will be built at the Bryan County Megasite. .

How to Distinguish Between Shear Wall and Column?

The Constructor

The geometry of a section of a shear wall and a column can be similar to the extent that the question of when a rectangular column becomes a wall. Column Design Shear Walls Structural Engineering

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Unconventional Ways To Market Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

One of your greatest fears is wasting money on a less than good lead. They may or may not have any genuine desire for services. Sometimes a person is committed to collecting three bids when they already have someone picked out to do the work.

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Construction Cost Estimating – Single Source of Truth

Job Order Contracting

There is only one sole source of truth for construction cost estimating, locally researched detailed line-item unit price data and associated quantities. Any owner, designer, builder who is not observing this fact has limited cost visibility and is likely to be “off” by 30%-40% or more.

Connecticut Gets Back In The Show

Business Facilities

Officials at AdvanceCT say that the Nutmeg State is ratcheting up its game to convince businesses—near and far—to take their business to a better place: Connecticut.

Test Method for Slump of Sealants

The Constructor

The test method for slump of sealants covers a laboratory procedure for determining the degree of the slump of a sealant when used in a vertical. How To Guide Material Testing Guide

Ten benefits of prefabricated construction

Lets Build

Any construction project is a complex web of targets, opportunities, challenges, and risks.

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.

A Perfect Mix: VERIFI® and Portland Limestone Cement

GCP Applied Technologies

A Perfect Mix: VERIFI® and Portland Limestone Cement. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 05/26/2022 - 12:27. Combining Portland Limestone Cement with In-transit Concrete Management Enhances Performance & Sustainability. GCP Applied Technologies. May 26, 2022.

Effective Construction Cost Estimating

Job Order Contracting

Effective construction cost estimating must be done at a detailed line-item level using local market data. Learn more? contact-form] The post Effective Construction Cost Estimating appeared first on 4BT. Why LEAN Construction Matters

NY State Opens $11.4M Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center

Business Facilities

Located on the Monroe Community College Downtown Campus, Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center focuses on technology training for jobs in advanced manufacturing, IT.

What is Weathering Steel?

The Constructor

Weathering steels, also known by the trade name COR-TEN steels, are high-strength, low alloy steel with a carbon content of less than 0.2 percent by. Building Technology Guide


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

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

Nonresidential Construction Input Prices Soar 21% From April 2021 to Last Month

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Prices of materials and services used in new nonresidential construction leaped nearly 21% in April from year-ago levels, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

Snake Boots or Rubber Boots Comparison

Work Gearz

If you are an avid hunter or outdoor enthusiast, you know the importance of having the proper safety gear when moving through brush, thickets, swamps and wetlands, grasslands, and rough terrains.

REHAU Sells Its Business in Russia

Contractor Magazine

The REHAU Group has been active in Russia for around 30 years. Around the Web

Johnson Controls Invests $7.5M In Oklahoma HVAC Plant

Business Facilities

New automation equipment at Johnson Controls' Norman, OK commercial HVAC plant increases capacity, improves assembly productivity.

Asphaltic Plug Joints for Bridges: Material Requirement, Construction, and Testing

The Constructor

Asphaltic plug joint (APJ) is a type of bridge expansion joint that is a simple general-purpose expansion device for bridges having a total motion of. Bridges Structures

The Era of Smart Home Technology Is Here, and Homeowners Are Catching On

Pro Builder

The Era of Smart Home Technology Is Here, and Homeowners Are Catching On. ldeakins. Mon, 05/23/2022 - 10:50. Smart technology products are winning over homeowners by offering efficient solutions for everyday hassles.

Desert and Bushacre Boot: What are the Differences?

Work Gearz

A Desert Boot Is Born. British shoemaker Clarks has certainly influenced positively and successfully the desert boot that the company began to sell in 1950. Supposedly, the company’s great-grandson, Nathan Clark served during World War II in Burma while in the British Army.

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Vast Underground City Found in Turkey

Natural Building

Archaeologists in southeastern Turkey have unearthed a vast underground city that was built almost 2,000 years ago and could have been home to up to 70,000 people. The subterranean complex may have been a space that early Christians used to escape Roman persecution.

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Milwaukee Tool Will Create 1,000 More Jobs Across Wisconsin

Business Facilities

Milwaukee Tool will invest $206 million in nine locations; Wisconsin will support the company's expansion with up to $22.5 million in additional performance-based tax credits.

Supertall Octagonal Skyscraper to Adorn Chinese Skyline

The Constructor

German architecture firm, Bulo Ole Scheeren, unveiled its plans for the supertall skyscraper ‘Nanjing Nexus’ in China. Illustrating the.

Monthly Construction Input Prices Increase in April

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction input prices increased 0.8% in April compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data. Nonresidential construction input prices rose 0.9% for the month.

Chippewa Vs Redwing Loggers: Which is Better?

Work Gearz

If you are having difficulty deciding between Chippewa and Redwing Logger boots, you are not alone. While both boot brands can boast features that are attractive and have something to offer, having to choose between the two will depend heavily on who is buying them.

Highway Work-Zone Safety Survey Shows Worrisome Trends

ENR Construction

More than 60% of respondents say accidents occurred at their firms' highway jobsites

Los Angeles Tops EPA Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Business Facilities

District of Columbia, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas round out top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.

What is Structural Composite Lumber (SCL)?

The Constructor

Structural composite lumber (SCL) describes the family of engineered wood products manufactured using small, fast-growing, and underutilized trees. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

ABC’s Construction Backlog Up in April; Contractor Confidence Down

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Associated Builders and Contractors reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator increased to 8.8 months in April, according to an member survey conducted from April 20 to May 4. The reading is up 0.9 months from April 2021.

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Do Lacrosse Boots Stretch? (5 Easy Ways)

Work Gearz

Lacrosse boots are quite versatile and are used in almost every kind of job be it factory workers, electricians or construction workers. These boots save you from dangerous injuries which might result in loss of workdays. However, lacrosse transforms with time and the degree of usage.

Maximize Project Budgets With Value Engineering

Construction Business Owner

Maximize Project Budgets With Value Engineering. Deliver value & preserve quality using tips & insights from this suite of resources. mhodges. Wed, 05/25/2022 - 12:30.