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Las Vegas Raiders Not Gambling On Workplace Safety

FDR Safety

Las Vegas Sun : It’s 6 o’clock in the morning at the future home of the Raiders in Las Vegas and workers are about to begin their shift on the $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium. But before the group of about 300 workers embark on a day’s work, they gather for a message: safety first.

$665M secured for Chicago tower

Construction Dive

Clark Construction will build the $761 million office high-rise, which is scheduled for completion in late 2020

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PC Walks for Heart Health

PC Construction Blog

This past weekend members of PC Construction’s Portland, Maine, office participated in the Southern Maine Heart Walk benefiting the American Heart Association’s local chapter. This marks the fourth consecutive year PC has taken part in. All Community Our Crew

Greater Irvine Chamber Receives Presidential Award For Export Service

Business Facilities Blog

The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. Read: Greater Irvine Chamber Receives Presidential Award For Export Service at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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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California approves rail plan that includes $77B bullet train

Construction Dive

The final draft acknowledges that there is not enough money to complete the high-speed train's initial San Francisco Bay-area route

What is Wire Chair? Its Types and Applications in Concrete Construction

The Constructor

What is Wire Chair? Accessories used with the placement of reinforcing mesh or mat, which elevates the mat above the surface of the formwork and keep. Concrete Concrete Technology reinforced concrete reinforcement

Keurig Green Mountain Creating New Facility, 500 Jobs In South Carolina

Business Facilities Blog

The coffee company will invest $350 million to build a new, state-of-the art roasting and packaging facility in Spartanburg County, SC. . Read: Keurig Green Mountain Creating New Facility, 500 Jobs In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Basics of Building Envelope Construction

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The envelope of your building is just as important as the interiors. Keeping the weather out and the comfort in is the primary role for your envelope.

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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.

The evolution of clean diesel technology in response to Tier 4

CK Power

Diesel fuels our economy. Many of the industries that make our day-to-day lives a possibility —farming, construction, infrastructure and more— depend on diesel to power their equipment.

Dodge: Worker acceptance, IT integration top challenges to construction tech adoption

Construction Dive

While adoption remains a problem, a Dodge Data & Analytics survey found that mobile devices and applications with real-time connectivity can address contractors' cost-management issues

Why is precision essential for construction drawings?

Unearth

This is a guest post from THS Concepts , land and architectural surveying experts based in Essex, UK. In construction, the phrase ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’ is never more true than when a property owner uses chaotic, imprecise drawings to plan and execute their project.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Connecticut Expansion Will Create 400 Jobs

Business Facilities Blog

PwC will invest $20 million on the expansion, which includes establishing Stamford, CT as the headquarters for its Insourced Solutions for Tax (IST) division. Read: PricewaterhouseCoopers Connecticut Expansion Will Create 400 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Alaskan Way Viaduct Tear-Down Contract Awarded to Kiewit

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Battery vs. diesel: Why we need both as we move into a greener future

CK Power

It’s the debate of the hour: Diesel or battery power? Here’s an honest answer: They’re two vastly different power sources, and there’s a time and place for each.

Officials approve $1B mixed-used project in South Carolina

Construction Dive

Greenville County said an additional $22.5 million in property taxes will help fund infrastructure for the development, which could take 10 years to complete

John Deere to Offer Grade Guidance on Excavators

Construction Equipment

John Deere is adding grade guidance to some of its G Series excavators, beginning in 2019 with its 210G LC model. The system will be available on 350G (above) and 470G models later in the year.

Methods to Monitor Crack Width Changes in Structures

The Constructor

Observing crack width changes is one of the techniques used to monitor structural damages due to ground movements, and there are several instruments. Concrete Structural Engineering Structures Concrete Technology Structural

Editorial: Trump's Trade And Tariff Chaos Harms Construction

ENR Construction

It’s clear now that an organized plan for trade can never be expected to emerge from the Trump administration’s deal-oriented style

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Basic differences among Prismatic Compass and Surveyors Compass

Construction Cost Estimating

Compass belongs to an instrument that plays an important role to workout the direction of a survey line relative to magnetic north-south.

Lost in the cloud? Get a provider to manage data

Construction Dive

Contractors' field equipment is generating a lot of data that can be used to streamline inefficiencies, if organizations have a way to harness, access and interpret the information

OSHA Certification

The Safety Blog

OSHA CERTIFICATION 10 VS. 30 HOUR. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going continue to cover the ins and outs of OSHA certification. Whether you’re an experienced professional, or new on the job, today we’re going to offer something for everyone!

Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida

Business Facilities Blog

The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL. Read: Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com.

Where fun follows function. A new study reemphasizes the value of play in the workplace

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Perkins Eastman has released a highly annotated study that suggests that employees are more likely to be open to discovery when their workplaces are infused with a state of play, which the study’s authors define as engaging in activities for the pure enjoyment of the process

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$1 Billion Alameda Point Site A to Break Ground in Alameda, CA

ENR Construction

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$4B-plus Los Angeles stadium could be country's most expensive yet

Construction Dive

The new home of the NFL's Rams and Chargers franchises is now estimated to cost double that of any U.S. stadium completed or underway

Combined Pad Foundation Design Spreadsheets

Construction Cost Estimating

Combined Pad Foundation Design Spreadsheets comprise of a series of spreadsheets which can be used for stability analysis and structural design of a combined rectangular pad foundation.

The College Board Expanding In Virginia, Creating 120 Jobs

Business Facilities Blog

A grant from the Commonwealth Opportunity Fund will help the organization expand and retain more than 600 existing jobs at its Fairfax County, VA location. Read: The College Board Expanding In Virginia, Creating 120 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.

Accelerate Live! talk: Using artificial intelligence for the future state of construction scheduling

BD+C

. Artificial intelligence—like so many of the topics featured at Accelerate Live!—was was nothing more than a pipe dream five years ago. Yet, in just a few short years, AI has shifted from R&D and academia into the marketplace, thanks to several enterprising startups.

What Can AI Do For You?

ENR Construction

Designing a building, developing a constructible model from a design or working out how to go about constructing a complicated model are all tasks that already contain some degree of automation

Why drones are a 'no-brainer' for top contractor McCarthy

Construction Dive

A manager from one of the top U.S. construction firms said in a webinar this week that while implementation has its challenges, drones are easier to make use of than it might seem

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