ENR 2004 Newsmaker Richard C. Schulte Dies at Age 58

ENR Construction

Fire code consultant and 2004 ENR Newsmaker Richard C. Schulte dies at age 58. People

Then and Now: 2004 to 2014

Construction Business Owner

Price of gasoline per gallon. Annual value of construction put in place. billion. billion. Movie ticket price

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Amazing Rice Hulls

Green Home Building

I have recently become familiar with the use of rice hulls as a material to build with. These unasumming little bits of of debris that are often discarded have found new value as insulation in wood-framed houses and as filler for earthbag projects.

Commencing a Web Log

Green Home Building

I have decided to replace the old Green Home Building E-zine, established in the spring of 2002 and continuing until the fall of 2004, with this Web Log. An archive of the old E-zines can be found on the [link] page. There are two reason for moving to a web log rather than continuing with the E-zine: managing the E-zine subscription list has become cumbersome (there are about 1,000 subscribers) and a web log is much more interactive.

USA Today Expands APIs to Include Articles Back to 2004

Construction Dive

USA Today Expands APIs to Include Articles Back to 2004. The dataset contains all web stories going back to 2004, as well as blog posts, newspaper stories, and even wire feeds. Register / Login.


Get the Right Tech for Your Business

Construction Business Owner

In 2004, I wrote an article for one of the first editions of Construction Business Owner magazine titled “Is Your Goal to Retire Before You Learn the Computer?”

The Future of the Building Industry: What comes after BIM?

Sean Burke

This one below will surely join his other greatest hit – the MacLeamy Curve , which although completely overused in every presentation today on BIM, was authored way back in the early days of BIM, 2004.

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House Panel Subpoenas VA Documents on Colorado Project

ENR Construction

billion, more than five times the 2004 estimate Project now about four years late, with projected cost of about $1.7

Glen Barton, Former Cat CEO, Dies at 77

Construction Equipment

Barton retired in 2004 after nearly 43 years of Caterpillar service, spending the last five as Chairman and CEO Glen Barton, former Caterpillar Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), died today in Peoria, Illinois, at age 77.

Questions About DOL's New Overtime Rule?

Construction Equipment

Under the old overtime rule put in place in 2004, the cutoff for overtime pay was $23,660. The Department of Labor (DOL) new overtime rule goes into effect December 1, 2016 and employers have questions.

2016 Insurance Market Forecast

Construction Business Owner

As for insurance pricing today, Table 1 provides a historical picture of insurance industry rates calculated by MarketScout, with 2004 as the base year. From 2004 to 2011, rates actually dropped about 40 percent Like many businesses, the insurance industry is cyclical in nature.

The Integrated Sidekick

Construction Business Owner

In 2004, I wrote an article for one of the first editions of Construction Business Owner magazine titled “Is Your Goal to Retire Before You Learn the Computer?”

Enertech achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification

Constructor Magazine

Enertech Global, LLC, a manufacturer of geothermal heat pumps, is pleased to announce it has been certified to the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 management standards.

Manitowoc CEO Resigns, Interim CEO Takes Over

Construction Equipment

In addition to being a member of the company’s Board of Directors since 2004, including four years as audit committee chair, Krueger served as CEO at Bucyrus International, Inc., Glen Tellock resigned as Manitowoc’s chairman, president and CEO. Manitowoc named Kenneth W.

Kobelco to Merge Cranes and Construction

Construction Equipment

Owner Kobe Steel separated out the crane business in 2004 after its Kobelco construction equipment business teamed up with Case New Holland to build excavators.


Collaborative Construction

In 2004 the US construction industry wasted $15.8 August 2004. The Value of Trust Based Cultures Trust based cultures breed success while contempt and failure flourish among the mistrustful.

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Englewood Construction: Ten Years of Providing Leading Commercial Construction Services

Commercial Construction

Even though Englewood opened its doors in 2004, the talent nucleus of the company has been together since 1993.

Korte Wins "Best of 2004" in Southwest

The Korte Company

The Korte Company has been awarded Southwest Contractor Magazine's "Best of 2004" award for the Aliante Fire Station in North Las Vegas. The 10,360 square foot building was submitted as a Public Project Under $5 Million. The design-build project utilized a variety of building systems, including wood framing, structural steel ,and load bearing masonry walls

Judge Blocks FLSA Overtime Rule

Construction Equipment

The current threshold for overtime eligibility is $23,660 set in 2004 Federal Judge Amos Mazzant issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday halting the FLSA overtime rule that was to go into effect December 1. A lawsuit representing 21 states and employer groups was filed in Texas challenging the requirement that workers earning less than $47,476 a year would be eligible for time-and a-half overtime pay.

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Green Globes to be Approved in Maryland

Green Building Law Update

Vicki Worden, President and CEO of the Green Building Initiative, said, GBI has been active in Maryland since Green Globes was first introduced in the United States in 2004.

‘7 Habits’ that will change your contracting business forever

Constructor Magazine

In 2004, I started an HVAC contracting company using the leadership, organization, communication and time management principles I learned from “The 7 Habits.” By Weldon Long. Within five years my company grew from $0 to $20,000,000, and in 2009, was selected by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in America. Content Classification: Influencer. read more. Best Practices Management Registered User

Jennifer Lanzetti Launches Cn3D Construction

Collaborative Construction

Through the years I stayed in the trade, eventually working into commercial construction in 2004 on the owner’s side for a real estate development firm.

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How to Use Social Media to Connect with Customers, Employees and the Construction Community

Construction Business Owner

Websites are so 2004. Email is passé. Cellphones that only make calls are the eight-tracks in this telecommunications world

The Earth Rangers Centre - Practical improvements to achieve LEED Platinum EB:O+M

SAB Magazine

The Earth Rangers Centre [ERC] opened its doors in 2004. Designed to be office space, an animal rehabilitation hospital and long-term animal care facility, this unique building was designed to publicly affirm the environmental mission of its owner, Earth Rangers.

Econtainer Bridge Made of Recycled Shipping Containers

Jetson Green

The bridge will be built across the Ayalon River to the gates of the Ariel Sharon Park and it will be responsible for transporting about 2,000 acres of the Hiriya waste dump, which was closed in 2004, into a nature reserve.

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Sustainable Woodland Living Meets Upscale Urban Atlanta Contemporary Design

Jetson Green

Designed by Studio One Architecture , an Atlanta firm founded by Stephen Flanagan in 2004 that specializes in sustainability, it is built on the higher ground of a 1.3

A Room with a View: Lakeside Vermont Home Minimizes Overall Energy Load and Maximizes Solar Gain

Jetson Green

They have achieve a 50 percent total energy savings over a 2004 IECC code-level home, an EPA Energy Star 5-Star Plus rating, and a HERS rating of 57. Built with recycled and salvaged materials from a dilapidated and deconstructed cottage that was already present on the 0.35

How Not To Build a Transmission Line

ENR Construction

MSTI project was planned in 2004, taken to court in 2010 and killed in 2012. Infrastructure

How to Survive Autodesk University

Sean Burke

I started attending these in 2004, missing only one in 2006 – oddly, the years I joined Autodesk. Realizing that this Autodesk university is a special milestone for me. It will be my tenth conference.

AIA???s Updated Design-Build Documents Highlight Some Best Practices

Best Practices Construction Law

Unlike the 2004 version (which was Exhibit C), Exhibit A insurance provisions are not potentially duplicative of insurance requirements already provided in the General Conditions.

Vancouver Leaving LEED for Zero Emission Building Mandate, But.

Green Building Law Update

Since 2004, Vancouver required civic buildings be certified LEED Gold and the move to Passive House is dramatic. On July 13, 2016, the Vancouver City Council approved a Zero Emissions Building Plan that is among the most aggressive by any government with the stated purpose of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Rory Woolsey's Construction Estimating Blog: Just Trust Me!

Rory Woolsey

This week I have chosen to change things up a little bit with an article I wrote back in 2004. Rory Woolseys Construction Estimating Blog. Construction Estimating One Bite at a Time. Saturday, March 10, 2012. Just Trust Me! For contractors and those of us working with contractors this discussion of TRUST is very relevant particularly in the current competitive market. As an example, Job Order Contracting has a strong partnering component that thrives when founded in TRUST.

U.S. Construction – Improving Efficiency & Competitiveness

Building Information Management

billion per year due to the lack of interoperability (NIST, 2004); and $4 billion to $12 billion per year are spent resovling disputes and claims associated with construction projects (FFC, 2007). Few experts would disagree that there is a lot of room for improvement with respect to the renovation, repair, sustainability, and construction of the built environment(1.).

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Hunter Industries Enters Due Diligence Phase to Acquire Senninger Irrigation

Green Industry Professionals

Hunter Industries and Senninger Irrigation have been strategic partners since 2004 through an OEM relationship

Ports And FTZs: Enter With Less Risk

Business Facilities Blog

Originally completed in 2004, the port spent more than two million dollars on a Programmatic EIR to address build out of the West Complex. By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2016 Issue.

Boston to Get an Energy Positive Building

Jetson Green

To remind, Boston’s EpiCenter building opened its doors in 2004 and was then the first LEED Platinum building in that city. It’s always nice to see sustainable building projects get underway, especially when they’re being built in cities, which must become more energy efficient soon, or else.

How to Implement Construction Software in Your Business


In 2004 Loughborough University conducted a study entitled Technology Implementation Strategies for Construction Organisations. The conclusion was, effectively, that it was very difficult! But much has changed in the intervening 13 years.