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The Connected Construction Professional Series: Operations and Project Management Roles

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Connected Construction Solutions Can Simplify Your Work, Reduce the Typical Project Headaches, and Get You Home in Time for Dinner for a Change. Construction Best Practices

Christopher Alexander Obituary

Natural Building

Christopher Alexander, architect, academic and writer, died 17 March 2022; he was 85 years old. Christopher saw buildings and cities as living frameworks for human beings. He sought “to provide a complete working alternative to our present ideas about architecture, building and planning”.

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Metal Ceilings: Types and Features

The Constructor

Metal ceilings are architectural ceiling elements made from finished metal plates with designs pressed into them. Metal ceilings can be made from aluminum, steel, or galvanized iron. Metal ceilings add strength to the structure and are highly durable compared to other ceiling materials.

Learning about Job Order Contracting?

Job Order Contracting

Learning about Job Order Contracting? What is Job Order Contracting (JOC) ? JOC is both a procurement mechanism and a project delivery method. When designed and managed properly, JOC integrates planning, procurement, and project delivery processes and teams under a consistent programmatic workflow.

Learn How to Boost Productivity for Every Project

For construction contractors, productivity is everything. Download this guide to discover how digital production tracking improves project visibility, data collection, and production insights—all in real time.

Power Up Your Construction Company Payroll Processes

Randal DeHart

Payroll is one of those things that starts quite simple. You build your construction business, hire a few employees, and things tick along pretty well. It’s straightforward enough to keep everything in line at first, but what happens to most companies is that they grow!

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Top-Down Construction | What Is a Top-Down Construction | Advantages & Disadvantages of Top-Down Construction

CivilJungle

Top-Down Construction. The easy description of the top-down construction method will help the storeroom surface of the house will install in a system which, after realization of the cellar, will be set up from upper to lower surface by surface. What Is a Top-Down Construction?

5 Ways to Mitigate Early-Age Cracking in Concrete Structures

The Constructor

Mitigating early-age cracks in concrete structures is critical for sufficient durability, avoiding possible strength reduction, and reducing maintenance costs.

Successful Job Order Contract Program Requirements

Job Order Contracting

Here’s a concise list of requirements for a successful JOC Program. Competitive solicitation for professional JOC contractors based upon performance and technical ability. Selection of multiple JOC contractors with proven performance and expertise.

Various Parts of Paintbrush | Safety Measures When Using Paintbrush

Learn Civil Engineering

One of the most adaptable categories of surface finishing is paint. It protects the walls and enhances the home’s aesthetic appeal. For painting projects, a paintbrush is essential to achieve the best results, always use the proper paintbrush.

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

Tech-Aided Workflows for UK Construction Compliance

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How UK Housebuilders are Using Field View to Help With Part L Compliance. Construction Best Practices

Homebuyers Brace for Big Changes Ahead as Inventory Climbs and Sellers Slash Prices

Pro Builder

Homebuyers Brace for Big Changes Ahead as Inventory Climbs and Sellers Slash Prices. ldeakins. Tue, 08/09/2022 - 10:15. The housing market is cooling down after years of consistent growth. Here's what that might mean for prospective buyers.

How to Minimize Rate of Evaporation from Concrete Surface?

The Constructor

A high rate of evaporation from the concrete surface leads to quality, durability, and potential strength-related issues. Plastic shrinkage cracks are highly likely to occur if the evaporation rate is higher than 1 Kg/m2/hour.

LEAN Capital Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Capital Project Delivery (LEAN CPD) creates a dynamic, collaborative environment in which repair, renovation, maintenance, and new builds requirements can consistently be achieved in a quality manner, on-time, on-budget, and in full compliance.

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.

Advanced Business Planning Strategies

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No. Rotator Image. Status of webinar Featured. How businesses are increasing their value today. Thu, 09/22/2022 - 12:00. 1 p.m.

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What is a Gully Trap? – Its Functions | Difference Between Gully Trap and Inspection Chamber

Learn Civil Engineering

Drainage systems are complex frameworks. They always deal with the need of removing wastewater from home. These structures help to prevent toxic sewage from underground drainage from backing up. In all drainage systems, gully traps are the best pick for your home.

What Is Building | Types of Building

CivilJungle

What Is Building? A building is a structure that consists of a roof, floor, walls, foundations, door, windows, etc. The building shelters us, protection from weather and bugs, and thieves, and provides all comforts that help us live a better life.

What is a Housewrap and Why is it Important?

The Constructor

Housewrap is a synthetic material used to wrap the exterior of a building to protect the wall frames from external moisture penetration. A housewrap is technically referred to as a water-resistant barrier (WRB), a lightweight sheet installed behind the siding and sheathing of the house.

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.

Pro Builder's 2022 Top 100 Products

Pro Builder

Pro Builder's 2022 Top 100 Products. ibush. Mon, 08/08/2022 - 05:39. Our annual list of the building products that garnered the most reader interest through the year. Pro Builder Staff.

North Carolina: Broadening Horizons

Business Facilities

In North Carolina, economic development is flourishing with record investment in 2021. An Annual report from EDPNC shares the highlights.

Matter. Space. Soul Restaurant Pavilion in Bangladesh

Natural Building

The Matter. Space. Soul restaurant pavilion in Bangladesh is minimal in that entire elements constituting the mass of the structure are stripped away. What remains is a beacon of extreme utility related to vernacular construction and materials. .

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How Much Does Your Home Really Cost?

CivilJungle

When you buy a home, there are a number of factors that go into how much you pay. Market value has a lot more to do with supply and demand than any material factor. This is why a tiny apartment in NYC can cost more than a massive four-bedroom home in a place like Pittsburgh.

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

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

Applications of Controlled Low-Strength Materials (CLSM)

The Constructor

Controlled low-strength material (CLSM) is a self-consolidating cementing material used primarily as an alternative to compacted fill (ACI 229R). It is intended to result in a compressive strength of 1200 psi or less.

Builders Press Pause on New-Home Construction as Unsold Inventory Hits Record High

Pro Builder

Builders Press Pause on New-Home Construction as Unsold Inventory Hits Record High. ldeakins. Mon, 08/08/2022 - 10:18.

Medical Products, Cabinet Manufacturers Expand In Alabama

Business Facilities

Global Resources International will create 110 new jobs in Houston County, Wellborn Cabinet plans $17 million expansion in Oxford.

Work Boots Vs Motorcycle Boots: What’s the Difference?

Work Gearz

There is not much difference between a work boot and a motorcycle boot, as what we look for in a solid pair of boots is safety and comfort. And both work and motorcycle boot provides us that. 

All About Site Preparation | What Is Site Preparation | Types of Site Preparation

CivilJungle

What Is Site Preparation? Site preparation affects many works such as destruction of old alive design, the gap of construction sites, below ground benefit and wire checking, place attentive and pismire service before building career begins.

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What are the Causes of Early-age Cracking in Concrete?

The Constructor

Early-age cracking is observed during the first seven days after concrete pouring. However, such cracks may also take more than a week to be visible in reinforced concrete slabs. Therefore, cracks appearing within 60 days after the concrete placement are considered early-age cracks.

Falling Mortgage Rates Are Motivating Some Buyers to Forge Ahead With Home Searches

Pro Builder

Falling Mortgage Rates Are Motivating Some Buyers to Forge Ahead With Home Searches. ldeakins. Mon, 08/08/2022 - 10:25. Buyers formerly priced-out by elevated interest rates are continuing their home searches as borrowing costs drop to a four-month low.

Welcome: Scottsdale Corporate Corridor

Business Facilities

A diversified economy for Scottsdale, Arizona includes a focus on creating a tract of land catering to corporate facilities.