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Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State

Business Facilities

With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018. Read: Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State at BusinessFacilities.com.

Managing prevailing wage compliance in the digital age

Construction Dive

Are you leveraging the right technology to ensure your company is compliant

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5 Technology Adoption Lessons Contractors Can Learn from The Avengers

Surveyor

We put together a list of superhero lessons that contractors can learn from some of our favorite Avengers

Formwork -Technical, Functional, Economical, and Safety Requirements

The Constructor

There are several requirements that formwork structure need to meet otherwise it would not serve its purpose adequately. In order to make sure that. Building Technology Guide Formwork/Shuttering Building Materials formwork

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

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

Paris will soon be home to the world’s largest rooftop farm

BD+C

Located on the roof of Pavillion 6 of the Parc des Expositions Viparis porte de Versailles, an exposition center currently under reconstruction, the farm will use aeroponics to grow over 30 different fruit and vegetable species.

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Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity

Business Facilities

With its affordable cost of living, highly skilled workforce, culture of innovation and premier quality of life, businesses are turning to Michigan for new opportunities. Read: Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity at BusinessFacilities.com.

How BIM technology sets your company apart from the competition

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Okland Construction knew it was the underdog in the bid for a $100-million-plus apartment complex project. Unlike its competitors, Okland hadn't done a project of this type and scale before. But Okland saw an opportunity and decided to go for it. The company used its Building Information M

Water Absorption Test on Roofing Tiles

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Water absorption test is the measurement of moisture quantity that roofing tile may absorb. If water absorption is too high, the tile may suffer from. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Tiles GE Lab Tests

Construction Employment Increases in 40 States Since 2018

Construction Equipment

Forty states added construction jobs between July 2018 and July 2019, while construction employment increased in 25 states from June to July. Demand for projects, and the workers to build them, shows no sign of letting up in most states, and contractors continue to increase headcount when they

Season 2 - Episode 4: Making Business More Intelligent

Surveyor

In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we explore big data & the role that business intelligence is — and will be — playing in construction

Sequel Wire And Cable Investing $53M In Indiana

Business Facilities

The wire fabrication startup will establish operations in Marshall County, IN, and expects to create 120 new jobs by the end of 2024. Read: Sequel Wire And Cable Investing $53M In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Naval base damaged in California earthquake could need $2.2B in repairs

Construction Dive

Officials from the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake have met with several contractors but still need to secure funding from Congress

5 Things Your Construction Bookkeeper Wants You To Know

Contractor Bookkeeping

If a Contractors Bookkeeping Services System doesn't work and they want it fixed but will not allow any changes, they need a magician, not a construction bookkeeper. Our workflow removes paperwork frustrations only if the contractor is also willing to do their part.

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Preparing for Hurricane Season: Your Essential Guide

Safety Services Company

Preparing for Hurricane Season: Your Essential Guide. With the onset of the hurricane season, which for the Atlantic Basin extends from June 1 st to November 20 th , it’s critical that individuals and employers alike fully prepare for any adverse weather situations they may be exposed to.

3 ‘Giant’ AEC market trends for 2019-2020

BD+C

Every spring, as the BD+C editors connect with hundreds of architecture, engineering, and construction firms for our annual Giants 300 report , we get a compelling snapshot of the business and project innovations—and obstacles—at the nation’s largest AEC firms

Adornus Cabinetry Launching Operations In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The cabinet and vanity manufacturer will invest more than $10 million in its Lancaster County, SC manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters, creating 210 jobs. Read: Adornus Cabinetry Launching Operations In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Kiewit-Parsons JV wins $806M Los Angeles Gold Line light rail contract

Construction Dive

The deal includes an option for a $381 million extension, if the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority can secure the funding by September 2021

New Volvo Engine Provides Fuel Efficiency, Dynamic Torque

Construction Equipment

Volvo Trucks is introducing the next generation of its Turbo Compound technology, providing three percent improvement in fuel efficiency over the current 13-liter Turbo Compound engine, the D13TC. According to Volvo, the new engine delivers up to 11 percent fuel savings overall compared to model

How Coarse Aggregate Affects Mix Design of Concrete?

The Constructor

Coarse aggregate is one of the essential components of concrete and occupied largest volume. That is why it greatly affects concrete mix design. Building Materials Building Technology Guide How To Guide Mix Design Guide

Stacking the deck: Marriott International embraces modular construction

BD+C

This fall, the world’s tallest modular hotel—a 26-story, 360-foot-tall building that will be branded AC Hotel New York NoMad when it opens late next year—will start stacking prefabricated and prefurnished guestrooms for assembly in New York City

Xerox To Create 600 Jobs In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The technology company will invest $18.4 million at a new Center of Excellence in Cary, Wake County. Read: Xerox To Create 600 Jobs In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Florida authorities investigating We Build the Wall

Construction Dive

The criminal investigation is focused on how the private group behind border wall construction raises funds and allocates money

Small Changes Can Produce Big Results

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Let me share with you some easy-to-implement, stress-free baby steps

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6 Factors Affecting Lateral Pressure of Fresh Concrete on Forms

The Constructor

There are several factors that influence the magnitude of lateral pressure of fresh concrete on formwork sides. For instance, concrete weight, rate. Building Technology Guide Construction Project Formwork/Shuttering formwork loads on formwork

New edition of Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete available

BD+C

The American Concrete Institute has released ACI 318-19 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete. The document includes: — Major technical changes in higher reinforcing steel yield strengths. — The addition of shotcrete and deep foundation provisions.

NJEDA Re-Launches 21st Century Redevelopment Program

Business Facilities

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced changes to the 21st Century Redevelopment Program that will revise the eligibility requirements to both open the program to more projects and streamline the application process.

10 global startups honored for technologies gaining momentum in construction

Construction Dive

From around the world, meet the winners of Cemex's 2019 Construction Startup Competition, focused on ways that technology can help solve the industry's biggest problems

Improper Journal Entry Could Harm Your Job Costing Reports

Contractor Bookkeeping

Journal entries are a quick and dirty way to get transactions in without putting forth the time and effort to enter each transaction. In the short run, you save time; in the long term, you can forget about the accurate. Job Cost Reports.

How Your Organization Can Implement Collaborative LEAN Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery to Consistently Achieve BEST VALUE OUTCOMES

Job Order Contracting

Col-lab-o-ra-tion: The situation of two or more people (organizations) working to create or achieve a common goal. Proven collaborative construction delivery methods have existed for decades.

M Sand Vs River Sand - Which sand is better for Construction?

Construction Cost Estimating

M Sand or Robo Sand is gaining popularity due to ecological factors and insufficient number of superior quality river sand Read more ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Published By Rajib Dey www.constructioncost.co ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~.

AIT Worldwide Logistics Opens New Location In Mexico City

Business Facilities

The supply chain solutions leader's Mexico City location, its fifth in Mexico, continues its global expansion and includes on-site terminal access. Read: AIT Worldwide Logistics Opens New Location In Mexico City at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Using technology to head off construction fraud

Construction Dive

With up to 6% of annual construction revenue lost to fraud, contractors are arming themselves with tech-enabled protection

UA, HVAC Excellence Sign Student Placement Agreement

Contractor Magazine

The agreement establishes a transitional pathway for advanced placement to students enrolled in HVACR educational programs accredited by HVAC Excellence to the United Associations Department of Labor approved apprenticeship program