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Grade Beam – Grade Beam Foundation, Construction Process, Advantages & Disadvantages

Civil Lead

What is Grade Beam? A concrete beam is designed to transfer the load coming from the bearing wall into the. Read more. RCC Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Structural Design

The Construction Materials Shortage and How UK Contractors can Become Leaner

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why UK contractors are turning to technology to help them work more efficiently amid an ever-changing construction materials landscape. Construction Best Practices

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Five Key Points To Optimize Construction Sales And Profits

Contractor Bookkeeping

Owning a construction company and being an employee requires different mindsets and attitudes or paradigms. Both positions are natural enemies and generate tension, leading to various diseases; mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual.

The A-to-Z of Building Your Dream Home

The Constructor

On the surface, building a home might seem a product of physical labor and material expenditure. In reality, it entails much more than that. A home. Building Building Technology Guide Building Tips

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.

Completed project will reduce sewage and stormwater discharge into the James River

PC Construction

On Wednesday, PC joined the City of Lynchburg and local officials to celebrate the official ribbon cutting for the Combined Sewer Overflow Reduction Improvements project at the Lynchburg WWTP. The $44.5 million project was completed.

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What is Shotcrete | Applications of Shotcrete | Shotcrete Mix Design | Properties of Shotcrete | Advantages & Disadvantages of Shotcrete | 2 Method of Shotcrete | Wet-Mix Method | Dry Mix Method | IS Code for Shotcrete

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Shotcrete? Shotcrete is a method when we spray concrete or mortar with a high velocity (130–170 m/sec) on a vertical surface. In the shotcrete method, a nozzleman sprays concrete or mortar on a vertical surface to compact it with concrete.

How Long Does Concrete Take to Cure?

The Constructor

Concrete curing never actually stops, and the development of concrete strength continues over time. However, site engineers and contractors must know. Concrete Technology

Top 10 Construction Companies In India

Civiconcepts

Introduction Top 10 Construction Companies In India In India, the construction industry stands to be the second-largest after agriculture. The construction sector drives India’s overall development. It consists of three … Top 10 Construction Companies In India Read More ».

Hartford, Raleigh And Boise Are Top Millennial Magnets

Business Facilities

Greater Hartford, CT; Raleigh, NC; and Boise, ID were named the top three Millennial Magnets in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report. Read: Hartford, Raleigh And Boise Are Top Millennial Magnets at BusinessFacilities.com.

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.

Public Relations vs. Content Marketing

Construction Business Owner

Public Relations vs. Content Marketing. Alex Headley. Mon, 07/26/2021 - 07:30. Whether your construction company is a large, international contractor or a small, local firm, publicity can help generate awareness about your business and bring in new customers.

What is Single Roof and Double Roof | Types of Roof | Advantages & Disadvantages of Pitched Roof

Learn Civil Engineering

What is a Roof? A Structure covered with a top of the building is usually called a roof which protects the building from Sun, Rain, Snow, and Wind. Generally, roofs are classified into the following categories.

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Magnetized Cement to Charge Electric Vehicles on Road

The Constructor

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) plans to develop roads that will be able to charge electric vehicles (EVs) while you drive on them. News Transportation

An aging public housing complex in L.A. is being redeveloped

BD+C

Built in 1942, Rose Hill Courts is one of Los Angeles’ oldest public housing complexes. And led by a team that includes the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA), the developer Related California, and the general contractor R.D.

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

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

Virginia Has Best Business Climate, Tech Talent Pipeline

Business Facilities

Virginia has Best Business Climate, also tops in Tech Talent Pipeline and Cybersecurity Leaders; Texas leads new Semiconductors ranking in Business Facilities' 17th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Virginia Has Best Business Climate, Tech Talent Pipeline at BusinessFacilities.com.

Proper Flashing Practices for Fascia

Pro Builder

Proper Flashing Practices for Fascia. mbeirne. Fri, 07/30/2021 - 06:00. Missing target flashing behind fascia returns can result in homeowner complaints and damage to your reputation. Graham Davis, Contributing Editor.

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Multi-lean Systems: How to Use Them for Complex Construction Projects

Lean Construction

Why is a large construction project handled differently than a small project such as a family home? The answer is simple: it is much more complex. Therefore, for large projects, a single project management system or a lean system such as Glenn Ballard's Last Planner® System (LPS) is not enough

4 Types of Tests Conducted on Internal Electrical Installations

The Constructor

Internal electrical installation of a building consists of cabling and associated accessories such as switches, sockets, distribution boards, and. Building Technology Guide Electrification Material Testing Guide

New York leads the U.S. hotel construction pipeline at the close of Q2‘21

BD+C

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings Report

Business Facilities

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.

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The Future of the New-Home Design Studio

Pro Builder

The Future of the New-Home Design Studio. ibush. Wed, 07/28/2021 - 14:16. It's time for design studios to evolve. The future lies in doing a far superior job of both virtual and in-person interactions. Jane Meagher.

Food Forests Flourishing in Mumbai

Natural Building

George Remedios has planted ten ‘food forests’ in Mumbai, India over the course of six years. Some of them are in a space as small as just 13 feet by 145 feet.

How the Work-from-Home Lifestyle Has Reshaped Interior Design

The Constructor

The pandemic has forced us to adapt to many changes and altered our lives and way of working for good. A house is no more a place where we just live, Architecture

Outlook for construction spending improves with the upturn in the economy

BD+C

Pent-up demand from the pandemic is creating a general spending surge that is helping to improve the outlook on construction spending over the next two years, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA

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Louisiana Still The Gold Standard In Custom Training

Business Facilities

Louisiana leads in Customized Training; California, New Jersey and Massachusetts are top biotech states in Business Facilities' 17th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Louisiana Still The Gold Standard In Custom Training at BusinessFacilities.com.

Sellers Say Goodbye to Their Homes, But Not Their Appliances

Pro Builder

Sellers Say Goodbye to Their Homes, But Not Their Appliances. cbroderick. Mon, 07/26/2021 - 09:47. In today’s housing market, sellers are flexing their upper hand and claiming their appliances, toilets, sinks, and even their backyard fruit trees.

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Using Indoor Positioning to Analyze Operations Flow

Lean Construction

Flow in construction can be divided to process flow, operations flow and portfolio flow (Sacks, 2016). Various metrics have been proposed to measure flow but they are typically based on completing assigned or promised tasks

Wheelchair Ramp Requirements as per the ADA

The Constructor

Ramps are designed to provide safe access to users with wheelchairs, strollers, or walkers. Therefore, it is important that building projects have a. Architecture Building Technology Guide

158-unit multifamily complex set to begin construction in D.C.’s Logan Circle

BD+C

A new 158-unit, 114,878-sf multifamily development is set to begin construction in Washington, D.C.’s s Logan Circle submarket. The five-story project is located at the intersection of 15th Street NW and S Street NW, less than a half mile from the U Street Metro Station.

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Delaware Adds Another $10M For Ready-To-Go Lab Space Grants

Business Facilities

The lab space grants are designed to help keep science and tech companies in Delaware, and encourage their long-term growth in the state. Read: Delaware Adds Another $10M For Ready-To-Go Lab Space Grants at BusinessFacilities.com.

Home Builder Profitability Reached Highest Level on Record

Pro Builder

Home Builder Profitability Reached Highest Level on Record. cbroderick. Mon, 07/26/2021 - 10:00. Last year’s net profit average for builders reached the highest level since management consulting firm The Shinn Group began tracking net income data in 1994.

Lean Construction – Overcoming decades of mistrust, lack of communication, and opposition between facilities owners, designers, engineers, and builders.

Job Order Contracting

Lean Construction – Overcoming decades of mistrust, lack of communication, and opposition between facilities owners, designers, engineers, and builders… possible? Only two of the following construction delivery methods are LEAN. Do you know which they are?