Thu.Apr 11, 2019

Mobile Solutions Empowering Field Teams to do More

John Chaney

The Construction Industry is Undergoing a Digital Transformation and Mobile Technologies are Leading the Movement. Paper got the job done. So, why did the industry shift from paper to computerized technologies? The quick answer is efficiency.

Amazon chooses Whiting-Turner, Kokosing to build $1.5B air cargo hub

Construction Dive

The joint venture will reportedly work with designer AECOM and engineer Woolpert on the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport facility

Polycap Establishing First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Virginia

Business Facilities

The Canadian company will invest $7.7 million and create 48 new jobs in Lebanon, VA. Read: Polycap Establishing First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

World's most expensive place to build is now San Francisco

Construction Dive

The city's average construction costs of $416 per square foot increased 5% in 2018 to surpass New York City

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

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

RSU 21 Additions and Renovations Project Awarded AGC Build Maine Award

PC Construction Blog

Last night PC Construction was honored to accept a Build Maine Award from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Maine for the major renovation and expansion project at three school buildings within Regional School Unit. Awards Education & Campus

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The construction industry has a problem, and women are going to solve it

BD+C

The 8-trillion dollar construction industry has a major problem. Simply put, we do not have enough people to meet construction demands worldwide

Toyota Boshoku America Creating 400 Jobs In Alabama

Business Facilities

The automotive supplier will invest more than $50 million to build a new manufacturing facility in the Breeding North Industrial Park in Athens, AL. . Read: Toyota Boshoku America Creating 400 Jobs In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

NYC construction worker fatally struck by stone slab

Construction Dive

A coping stone was reportedly either disturbed by or moved for the installation of scaffolding and hit the 51-year-old as he did rehab on the building's facade

Senators Oppose Trump Budget Cuts for Corps Civil Works

ENR Construction

Key appropriators slam proposed $2-billion, or 31%, reduction in civil-works program

Job Order Contracting - Untitled Article

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Construction and Project Delivery Achieve agreed outcomes on the basis of mutual trust and respect, sharing risk and rewards, financial transparency, and long term mutually beneficial relationships.

3D Concrete Printing Firm Primes for Upcoming US Project

ENR Construction

Contour Crafting plans to build six structures out of 3D-printed concrete using its proprietary gantry system in the coming months

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5 Ways Data Can Help Your Business

Contractor Magazine

SMACNA Greater Chicago members learn the importance of construction data from industry tech expert

Definition of shear reinforcement and it’s type

Construction Cost Estimating

Shear Reinforcement means reinforcement that is designed to withstand shear or diagonal tension stresses. Shear reinforcement is generally arranged in the form of stirrups to retain the longitudinal reinforcement as well as capture the shear to which the structure is exposed to.

Calculations, Inventory, Service and More

Contractor Magazine

Software designed to streamline the use of Manual J calculations, a cloud-based collaborative inventory management solution, service management software for contractors with residential and commercial clients and more

[VIDEO] Trump Signs Order to Speed Pipeline Production

Construction Equipment

President Trump has signed two new executive orders, making it easier for the oil and gas industry to obtain permits for pipeline construction, among other infrastructure needs. The executive orders were announced on Wednesday at the International Union of Operating Engineers’ International

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Top new skyscrapers for 2019: Salesforce Tower named best worldwide, Ping An Finance Center best 'supertall'

BD+C

Fifteen skyscraper projects were honored this week with design and innovation awards from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) at the group's 2019 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference in Shenzhen, China. This is the 17th year CTBUH has formally recognized the world's top new tall buildings. . The 1,070-foot Salesforce Tower in San Francisco beat out dozens of projects from across the globe to take the top honor: Best Tall Building Worldwide for 2019.

JFK Airport Runway to be Widened, Repaved

Construction Equipment

New York City’s John F. Kennedy airport will close one of its four runways, runway 13L-31R, for reconstruction until mid-November. The runway will be widened by 33 percent. According to Travel Pulse, workers will also install new lights, signs, cables, navigational aids. High-speed taxiways will

St. Augustine Terrace brings affordable housing to the Bronx

BD+C

A new 13-story building, commissioned by The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York and designed by Magnusson Architecture + Planning, will provide 112 units of affordable housing for low-income families in the Bronx

Saniflo Parent Company Acquires Zehnder Pumpen GmbH

Contractor Magazine

Maker of fresh-water supply and sewage and wastewater disposal pumps and pump systems now operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of parent company SFA Group

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[VIDEO] OSHA Inspections Increase in 2017-18

Construction Equipment

OSHA inspections exceeded 32,000 in fiscal year (FY) 2017 and 2018, Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta told a congressional appropriations hearing on April 3. This surpassed the 31,948 total in FY 2016, he said. According to Safety and Health Magazine, Acosta also mentioned the decrease of 43

Herrenknecht's Small-Diameter TBM Snags Innovation Award at Bauma 2019

ENR Construction

Trenchless tunneling system for power cables boasts drive distances over one kilometer

Determination of Concrete Elastic Modulus in Accordance with ASTM C469

The Constructor

Modulus of elasticity of concrete is the ratio of normal stress to the corresponding strain for tensile or compressive stresses below proportional. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Others Tests on Concrete Modulus of elasticity

Senators Oppose Trump Budget Cuts for Corps Civil Works

ENR Construction

Key appropriators slam proposed $2-billion, or 31%, reduction in civil-works program

Modulus of Elasticity of Concrete- Determination and Importance in Design

The Constructor

Modulus of elasticity of concrete (Ec) is defined as the ratio of the applied stress to the corresponding strain. Not only does it demonstrate the. Building Technology Guide Concrete Properties

Opportunities and challenges you may face in an M&A and how to tackle them

BD+C

Professional services firms are no strangers to the M&A landscape. If your firm hasn’t been part of a merger or acquisition, some of your competition certainly has. Global M&A activity broke all-time records during the first half of 2018 — reaching over $2.5 trillion in value, with US-based firms leading the charge.