Wed.Jul 29, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis transforming hotel design, construction

Construction Dive

An architect who is an author of a new white paper on hotel design in the age of the coronavirus suggests steps construction firms should take to be ready for an influx of hospitality work

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Texas Tops In Business Climate, Virginia Wears Cyber Crown

Business Facilities

Texas has the Best Business Climate, Virginia is tops in Cybersecurity Leaders, Louisiana leads in Workforce Development/Talent Attraction in Business Facilities' 16th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Texas Tops In Business Climate, Virginia Wears Cyber Crown at BusinessFacilities.com.

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6 drones geared for construction

Construction Dive

Here's a roundup of products that can aid contractors with data collection, inspection and documentation on a variety of jobsites

San Francisco’s Millennium Tower fix approved, moving forward

BD+C

Since completing construction, the 58-story Millennium Tower has become San Francisco’s most infamous building.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How wide-ranging tech propelled Skanska's $4B LaGuardia Airport renovation

Construction Dive

Aerial photogrammetry, a 4D scheduling model, laser scanning and 360-degree cameras were employed at the New York City jobsite, making one of the firm's most complex projects ever achievable

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New engineer announced for $800M Harbor Bridge replacement in Texas

Construction Dive

FIGG Bridge Engineers, cited in the deadly 2018 collapse of a Florida International University pedestrian walkway, has been replaced by an Arup-CFC joint venture on the Corpus Christi project

Two Indianapolis schools find new digs in a long-dormant factory

BD+C

The P.R. Mallory Building in Indianapolis was once where the Duracell battery was invented and patented.

Procore releases job board for contractors and workers

Construction Dive

The company says its online platform will streamline the hiring process for positions in the field and the office

Homeownership Rates Hit Highest Level Since 2008

Pro Builder

Homeownership Rates Hit Highest Level Since 2008. cbroderick. Wed, 07/29/2020 - 08:59. Homeownership rates are now 67.9%—the the highest rate since 2008 and the largest year-over-year increase ever. Last year, homeownership was at 64.1%, according to Redfin, which gathered data from the Census.

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

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

Air Purifiers with Filters that 'Kill' Coronavirus Are in Production

ENR Construction

Production begins on mobile units that deactivate coronavirus, and air-handling-system retrofits will be available soon

In Home Sales, There’s No Such Thing As Luck

Pro Builder

In Home Sales, There’s No Such Thing As Luck. ibush. Wed, 07/29/2020 - 21:50. Sales success doesn’t come easy, but it also isn't happenstance. especially during tough market conditions. Bob Schultz, Contributing Editor. It’s been said that luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. .

What are the Types of members in Prestressed Structures?

The Constructor

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How Should Your Work Boots Fit?

Work Gearz

Are you standing at a work boot store figuring out what is your correct boot size or are your boots even going to stretch? Sometimes when buying a new pair of work boots we all get puzzled and end up buying the wrong size.

What are the Methods for Construction of Ferrocement?

The Constructor

Ferrocement is a versatile form of reinforced concrete and has wire meshes uniformly distributed throughout the cross-section and cement mortar. Construction Engineering & Management

The Power of Platform Technology

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No. Rotator Image. Status of webinar Featured. How you can adapt to change using open, integrated systems. Thu, 08/27/2020 - 12:00. 2 p.m. registration.

House Passes New Water Resources Development Bill

ENR Construction

Next step is in the Senate, where committee-approved water infrastructure bills are waiting for a floor vote

Multifamily construction proposal activity sees modest rebound in Q2 2020

BD+C

The design and construction outlook for Multifamily Housing is again moving in the right direction, according to the PSMJ Resources’ Quarterly Market Forecast (QMF). .

What are the type of Soil Stabilization of Highway Embankment?

The Constructor

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ENR MidAtlantic Names 2020 Best Projects

ENR Construction

The 2020 ENR MidAtlantic Best Projects winners include a diverse set of projects from across the region

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What is the maximum permissible deflection of a timber beam supporting a roof?

The Constructor

What is the maximum permissible deflection of a timber beam supporting a roof? The post What is the maximum permissible deflection of a timber beam

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ASCE Highlights Construction-Ready Projects on New Map

ENR Construction

The projects could put unemployed workers back to work and help resolve a backlog of infrastructure projects, ASCE says

6 must reads for the AEC industry today: July 29, 2020

BD+C

CallisonRTKL to design one of the world’s first net-zero airports (BD+C) . Guadalajara Airport Terminal 2 will be a 30 gate, 1.2 million-sf terminal that places the passenger experience at the center of the design. It will also be one of the first net-zero airports in the world

Singles Choose to Buy Over Rent Most in These Cities

Pro Builder

Singles Choose to Buy Over Rent Most in These Cities. cbroderick. Wed, 07/29/2020 - 09:23. SmartAsset found that for every 10 households in the U.S., two of them are a one-person household.

What are Mac-Arthur Piles?

The Constructor

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Crackdowns grow on construction firms that fail to follow COVID-19 guidelines

BD+C

Several jurisdictions are stepping up enforcement of COVID-19 rules on construction sites. Construction companies that don’t follow guidelines for social distancing, hand-washing, and other coronavirus-related precautions face court action, fines, and possible shutdowns.

ENR Mountain States Announces 2020 Best Projects Winners

ENR Construction

A panel of 11 judges from all areas of the industry selected winners and merit awards from the 138 total entries in the Mountain States region this year

What is Stucco Plaster? 

The Constructor

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Digital Transformation 2020 Style

Constructech

COVID-19 has disrupted every nation’s economy as countries order people to stay at home, businesses close, hospitals are overwhelmed with emergency patients, and government scramble to offer financial assistance to their citizens.

What are the Types of Mineral Admixtures in Cement?

The Constructor

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Noise Wall Able to 'Eat' Smog Tested on Real Roads

ENR Construction

A Canadian company’s “smog-eating” highway noise wall technology, aimed at trapping air pollutants emitted by vehicles, is currently being tested on highways in Toronto and the U.K. Proponents say it can reduce overall air pollution by 50

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What is the significance of Fineness of Cement?

The Constructor

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NY, NJ, Virginia Push Hard To Boost East Coast Offshore Wind

ENR Construction

States make moves to add more than 7,500 MW of capacity

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