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Celebrating “BIM for Good” at BIM Show Live 2020


Viewpoint to highlight its BIM Manager solution, other integrated technologies during UK's BIM Show Live 2020. Events

Fluor decides to keep government business, faces SEC investigation

Construction Dive

Due to the Securities and Exchange Commission probe, the Texas-based contractor released limited FY 2019 financial information today, and noted that 2020 "is going to be a transition year" for the firm

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One Trillion Trees

Green Building Law Update

The One Trillion Trees Initiative was launched at the World Economic Forum last month.

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Why Your Construction Business Needs You To Say No

Contractor Bookkeeping

Being open to new possibilities is a positive trait shared by most construction company owners —but saying yes to all the people you meet and opportunities that come your way can get you into trouble.

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

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

Value Engineering in Construction

Job Order Contracting

Construction value engineering is a process structured to obtain the best possible balance among cost, reliability, and performance of a program, project, and/or work order. It should be an integral component of every repair, renovation, maintenance, or new construction activity.

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Frequency of Earthquakes Worldwide

The Constructor

Frequency of earthquake is how often a given earthquake with certain magnitude occurs. On average, earthquake with magnitude of 2 and smaller, which. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Earthquake frequency

Contractors increasingly involved in shaping blueprints through Generative Design practices

Construction Dive

Proponents of generative design believe that it can streamline the design process and allow contractors to exert influence that is beneficial to a project’s ultimate design

Bronze Award: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

BRONZE AWARD Project Title: Uber Technologies General and Administrative Hub Entered By: City of Dallas Office of Economic Development Uber’s selection of the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas for its new U.S.

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Construction Requirements Management

Job Order Contracting

Early and ongoing requirements management is a key focus of any LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery process. It resides as a shared goal and primary component of the 4BT OpenBUILD(TM) Solution.

From Zero to Hero: Construction Risk Management

Safety Services Company

How Well Does Your Business Prioritize Construction Risk Management? Truth be told, every industry involves risk. The same can be said for the field of construction.

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Indian Standard Codes for Brick Work

The Constructor

Indian standard codes for brick work are a list of documents that provide general guidance on brick works. These standard codes ensure high quality. How To Guide IS Codes BRICKWORK INDIAN STANDARDS IS CODE

Skanska-Corman-McLean JV to start $463M Maryland bridge

Construction Dive

Once the design-build bridge and roadway construction is complete, the existing bridge will be demolished and used to create artificial reefs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed

2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

We received nominations for projects in nearly two dozen states for our 2019 Deal of The Year awards. Our all-star panel of judges has spoken, so it’s time to reveal their picks for our top three prizes (and nine honorable mentions).

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What Is Scaffolding | Types of Scaffolding


What Is Scaffolding? Scaffolding is a temporary platform used to lift, support, and supply materials during a construction process for the repair or cleaning of a structure. It is installed before construction or maintenance work begins.

OpenBUILD(TM) LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery Solution

Job Order Contracting

The early and ongoing integration of People, Process, Information, and Technology can drive optimal repair, renovation, and new construction outcomes. LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery can consistently drive significant improvement over traditional methods.

Pre-Cast Concrete Walls – Types, Connections, and Advantages

The Constructor

Precast concrete walls are constructed by casting concrete in a reusable wall mold or form which is then cured in a controlled environment, Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Precast Concrete advantages characterstics of precast Precast Precast Connections types Walls

ConTech Conversations: ABC's Mike Bellaman

Construction Dive

The CEO of ABC shares his thoughts on the best practices for most contractors in the goal of implementing a tangible tech solution

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Top Utilities: Power To The People

Business Facilities

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar, with renewables making up 76 percent of the 42 gigawatts that will be added. Read: Top Utilities: Power To The People at

Cinder Block Vs Concrete Block | What Is Cinder Blocks | What Is Concrete Blocks


What Is Cinder Blocks? Cinder blocks are similar in shape and construction to concrete blocks, except that, instead of sand or gravel, much of the aggregate filling material is ash – specifically coal cinder.

On the west coast, prefab gains ground for speedier construction


Gensler, the global architecture firm, is currently working on nine citizenM-branded hotels across North America, including a 264-key hotel in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle that, when it opens in May, will be that city’s first fully modular hotel

Coastal RCC Structures: Types, Vulnerabilities, and Protection Strategies

The Constructor

Reinforced concrete structures in coastal areas are subjected to extremely corrosive environment. This is due to the presence of chloride ions in the. Structures Tips RCC Structure

Comcast developer, LF Driscoll face off in lawsuits over extra work at $1.5B Philadelphia tower

Construction Dive

Developer Liberty Property Trust and contractor LF Driscoll Co. are suing each other for $103 million each over cost overruns and delays on the tallest building in the city, the Comcast Technology Center

Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee

Business Facilities

Over the next five years, the commercial airline will bring nearly 350 jobs to Williamson County, TN as it relocates the Operations Control Center (OCC) from Florida. Read: Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee at

What Is Soil Compaction | Different Types of Soil Compaction Equipment


What Is Soil Compaction? Soil compaction occurs when soil particles are pressed together, reducing the pore space between them. Strongly compacted soils contain few large pores, less total pore volume, and, consequently, higher density.

STEM students tour Korte site to see healthy, safe construction in action

The Korte Company

First- and second-grade students from St. John Neumann Catholic School in Maryville, Illinois toured an active job site to learn about health and safety in construction.

Analysis of Bars of Varying Sections

The Constructor

The bars of varying sections, material properties, and dimensions, that are subjected to axial loads can be analyzed to determine their corresponding. Solid Mechanics Structural Engineering Analysis of Bars of Varying Sections

RLB: Construction costs rise 1.2% in Q4; up 5.2% YOY

Construction Dive

Although it's no surprise that San Francisco leads the way in costs, the city also had the largest increase in year-over-year costs, at almost 7.8

E.I. Williams Creating 100 Manufacturing Jobs In Louisiana

Business Facilities

The Canadian industrial sound-control equipment manufacturer will invest $700,000 in the Webster Parish project. Read: E.I. Williams Creating 100 Manufacturing Jobs In Louisiana at

What Is Contour Interval | Calculation of Contour Intervals | Uses of Contour Intervals in Surveying


What Is Contour Interval? A contour interval in the survey is the vertical distance or the difference in elevation between the two contour lines on a topographic map. How to Calculate the Contour Interval of the Maps? A contour map consists of contour lines for a given geographic region.

Driven by pride and passion

The Korte Company

This isn’t a highlight reel. It’s not a marketing tool. It’s a reminder that construction is a small part of something much bigger. Because what matters more than the work are the stories about why the work matters. View now. Company News

Tempered Glass for Buildings – Features, Uses

The Constructor

Tempered glass is a type of glass that is processed by treating the float glass, by applying controlled thermal and chemical treatments, so as to. Building Technology Guide


Commercial, multifamily construction starts rise 11% YOY in top 20 metros: Dodge

Construction Dive

The top 10 metros in the combined category were responsible for 45% of all starts, but multifamily dips will "affect more metros in the coming year," according to a recent Dodge Data and Analytics report

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Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

Our most competitive Deal of the Year competition ever yielded a cornucopia of impressive projects that are bringing a bonanza of new jobs to locations across the U.S. Here’s the cream of the crop. Read: Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year at

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