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Putting Paper in Its Place

Surveyor

Paper and construction do not mix. Because construction deals with projects that are larger than life with a thousand moving parts and paper simply can’t keep up.

OSHA is asking for input on the Control of Hazardous Energy

FDR Safety

On May 20, 2019, OSHA published an RFI asking for input on the Control of Hazardous Energy (LOTO) as shown below. link]. The control of hazardous energy is regulated under OSHA’s control of hazardous energy (Lockout/Tagout) standard.

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Trump lifts US tariffs on North American steel and aluminum

Construction Dive

The United States will lift its tariffs on industrial metals from Mexico and Canada in exchange for new enforcement measures to prevent Chinese steel from being imported

Honda Aircraft Investing $15.5M In North Carolina Expansion

Business Facilities

The company will break ground on a new 82,000-square-foot production facility in Greensboro, NC this summer. Read: Honda Aircraft Investing $15.5M In North Carolina Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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

How to do Consultancy in Construction? Features and Benefits

The Constructor

Consultancy in construction is performed by a group of professionals designated as consultants. Consultants are appointed by the client in order to. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction consultancy

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United Rentals Offering Trench Safety Training

Contractor Magazine

United Rentals trained more than 90,000 workers in trench safety operations since initial trench safety stand down in 2016

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How to increase productivity without increasing headcount

Construction Dive

Manage more work and protect your bottom line — all with the same staff you have today

Stanley Black & Decker Creating 500 Jobs In Texas

Business Facilities

The 425,000-square-foot plant in Fort Worth, TX will be completed in late 2020 and will manufacture a range of CRAFTSMAN mechanics tools using the latest manufacturing technologies to optimize productivity and sustainability.

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7 Types of Construction Defects in Reinforced Concrete Structures

The Constructor

Construction errors are main factors that lead to the development of defects in concrete structure. Defects in concrete structures can be due to poor. Concrete Durability Concrete Technology How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Concrete Repair Durability Repair of Concrete Repair/Maintenance

Dollar Saving Tips for Contractors

Surveyor

Sometimes, staying in the green can be difficult with large budgets and complex projects that have many details and variables. From designing effectively to reducing waste, we have come up with seven tips and best practices that can help contractors stay above water. Design Effectively.

Real estate learns to share

BD+C

Amazon. AirBnB. WeWork. Common. These are some of the prominent brands and business platforms that have come to define the “shared” or “gig” economy in the U.S. and beyond. They are reflections of and responses to societal and behavioral changes in the ways that people want to live, work, and play.

Trump administration rescinds nearly $1B for California bullet train

Construction Dive

The Federal Railroad Administration said the project's managing body has not made appropriate progress to fulfill the terms of a $928 million grant

Two Local Companies Expanding In St. Joseph, MO

Business Facilities

LifeLine Foods and Boehringer Ingelheim will each make significant investments at their St. Joseph, MO facilities, totaling more than $34 million. Read: Two Local Companies Expanding In St. Joseph, MO at BusinessFacilities.com.

Analysis Methods for Buildings Frames

The Constructor

Elastic analysis deals with the study of strength and behavior of the members and structure at working loads. Frames can be analyzed by various. Analysis of Frames Structural Analysis Structural Engineering

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Photos from Adirondack Drone

ENR Construction

New photos of the Lake Champlain Bridge

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Job Order Contracting - Untitled Article

Job Order Contracting

UNLOCK Construction Productivity and Quality with the LEAN OpenJOC TM Solution. Streamline construction project delivery. Add 10, 20, 50+ proven construction professionals without the typical administrative burden and risk.

Experts: Early removal of bolts likely cause of deadly Seattle crane collapse

Construction Dive

But that's not definitive nor is it clear which, if any, of the five contractors being investigated would be on the hook

Hershey Investing $104M In Virginia Expansion

Business Facilities

The chocolate and snacks company’s expansion of its Augusta County, VA manufacturing operations will create 65 new jobs. Read: Hershey Investing $104M In Virginia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Strut Test to Determine Euler’s Buckling Load of Strut

The Constructor

Strut test is used to determine the Euler’s buckling load of the strut. Struts are long, slender columns that fail by buckling some time before. How To Guide Material Testing Guide GE Lab Tests

The New Housing Market – Hard to Believe?

Contractor Magazine

Is it possible to conclude that over the past 20 years we have accumulated a shortage that could theoretically be as high a four million new homes

ENR 2019 Top 400 Contractors: The Market Keeps Growing

ENR Construction

The market has hit its tenth year of growth, one of the longer expansions in history. But firms don’t see any signs of a cooling off

The top 10 reasons contractor succession planning has evolved

Construction Dive

Societal and economic forces like the labor shortage and the rise of technology have changed the way construction business owners plan their next steps

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Advanced Design Solutions Creating 180 Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The Canadian auto supplier will invest $10 million in Lawrenceburg, TN: the location was selected for its proximity to OEMs. Read: Advanced Design Solutions Creating 180 Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Common Defects in Brickwork in Masonry Construction

The Constructor

Various types of defects occur in brickwork due to the adoption of low-quality materials or due to poor workmanship. These defects should be repaired. Brick Masonry Building Technology Guide Others

USPS to Test Self-Driving Trucks

Construction Equipment

Self-driving vehicle startup TuSimple has paired with the U.S. Postal Service in testing self-driving trucks on a mail run over 1,000 miles long between Phoenix and Dallas. This is the post office’s first use of technology for long hauls, The Wall Street Journal reports. The two-week trial pilot

Ten Minutes With Cathy Orquiola: Championing Diversity as PCL’s First Female VP

ENR Construction

PCL’s buildings group leader in Southern California champions diversity and seeks to add more women to leadership roles in construction

Where safety innovation fits in the heads-down construction environment

Construction Dive

Underscoring pilots' low risk and prioritizing people are two strategies to introduce new technology within tough project cost and schedule constraints

Medacta USA To Create Over 50 Jobs At New Tennessee HQ

Business Facilities

The orthopedic and medical device maker will invest $2.5 million to relocate its U.S. headquarters from Chicago to Franklin, TN. Read: Medacta USA To Create Over 50 Jobs At New Tennessee HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

Segregation of Concrete – Causes and Prevention

The Constructor

Segregation of concrete is separation of ingredients of concrete from each other. Causes and prevention of segregation of concrete are. How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Concrete Repair Concrete Technology Repair of Concrete Seggregation

Canada’s Construction Industry to Reach US$304.6B in 2023

Contractor Magazine

Growth will be driven by investments in infrastructure, says GlobalData

ENR New England's 2019 Top Young Professionals

ENR Construction

The latest class of New England's young leaders show an impressive range of accomplishments

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Construction takeaways from OSHA's July 2019 updates

Construction Dive

Revisions announced last week will not be applicable to every contractor, but all fall under the rules by which every contractor must abide

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Ebm-papst Investing $37M In Select Tennessee Certified Site

Business Facilities

The plant is the Germany-based company’s second U.S. location and will create 200 new jobs over the next five years in Washington County, TN. Read: Ebm-papst Investing $37M In Select Tennessee Certified Site at BusinessFacilities.com.