Fri.May 24, 2019

Iowa office first to be built with dowel-laminated timber

Construction Dive

The all-wood mass timber product employed on the Des Moines project is the first in North America to not require nails or other fasteners

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Glassdoor Will Relocate Global HQ To San Francisco In 2020

Business Facilities

Glassdoor will create hundreds of jobs at its new headquarters, which will provide world-class collaborative workspace to support the company's long-term growth. Read: Glassdoor Will Relocate Global HQ To San Francisco In 2020 at BusinessFacilities.com.

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ENR's Top 400 2019: Bechtel holds No. 1 in market growth streak

Construction Dive

Nearly 69% of the contractors participating in the list increased revenue in 2018 compared to a year prior

Two versions of a hard hat for the future are ready for production

BD+C

The construction engineering firm Clayco is vetting manufacturers to produce what it’s calling the “hard hat of the future,” which Clayco has developed with a team of 14 students and two faculty members at the Savannah (Ga.) College of Arts and Design (SCAD

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

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

The Top 3 Safety Factors Affecting Construction Teams Today

Construction Business Owner

With the ever-increasing focus on safety in the construction industry, it is important to consider safety from a broad perspective.

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ELFA Reports $8.8 Billion Business Volume

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) reported their overall new business volume for April was $8.8 billion, up 11 percent year-over-year from new business volume for April 2018. Volume was up 7 percent month-to-month from $8.2 billion in March. Year to date, cumulative new

105-419 structural insulated panels and foamed in place insulated panels

BD+C

When specifying insulated panels for a project, builders have an array to choose from. But when looking at two of the most popular types— structural insulated panels or insulated metal panels, it is important to understand which is best for the project at hand.

Modes of Concrete Work Measurement at Construction Sites

The Constructor

Measurement of concrete works at construction is on of the crucial task that need to be conducted adequately and carefully. This is because. How To Guide Beams Concrete Technology Footing Measurement of concrete Slabs

Beyond the corner store: Where retail health is headed

BD+C

Retail healthcare has been around for more than two decades, giving millions of people access to healthcare in nontraditional medical settings oftentimes referred to as “convenient care clinics.”

Segregation of Concrete- Causes and prohibition

Construction Cost Estimating

Concrete is a paste of sand and cement which helps to bind the building, but sometimes this concrete gets segregated due to some reasons which can be prevented easily. According to popular belief, concrete and cement is not the same thing; cement is actually just a part of concrete.

Construction contractors confidence remains high in March

BD+C

Construction industry leaders remained upbeat with respect to nonresidential construction prospects in March 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released today by Associated Builders and Contractors

Quantity Take-off in Earthwork Volume Calculation

Construction Cost Estimating

Quantity Take-off software is also used in calculating Earthwork Volume and this earthwork is done to restructure the topography of a site to get the design levels.

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USGBC receives funding for LEED for Cities and Communities Program

BD+C

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) received a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America to support the LEED for Cities and Communities Program. The money will be used to support LEED certification of 15 U.S. cities and communities.

67 Percent of U.S. Work Sites Experience Vehicle Crashes: Report

Construction Equipment

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reported that 67 percent of highway contractors said motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, according to the results of a new highway work zone study. In response, association officials have launched a

Structural Insulated Panels and Foamed in Place Insulated Panels

BD+C

When specifying insulated panels for a project, builders have an array to choose from. But when looking at two of the most popular types— structural insulated panels or insulated metal panels, it is important to understand which is best for the project at hand.

Contractor Tactics On How To Avoid Payment Problems

Contractor Bookkeeping

Construction companies need short-term liquid working capital such as cash, lines of credits, loans, owner financing, credit cards, supplier accounts, and other forms of money to conduct daily operations.

World’s Top Concrete Product Manufacturers

The Constructor

Concrete product manufacturing is a competitive industry in the field of construction. The world produces around 4.4 billion tons of concrete every. Concrete Technology Cement Products Manufactures Top Concrete Products

Fiat Chrysler To Build $1.6-Billion Production Facility in Detroit, Says It Will Be Open by Late 2020

ENR Construction

Fiat Chrysler said May 21 that construction will begin immediately on a new, $1.6 billion assembly plant for Jeep Grand Cherokees, a new Jeep SUV and hybrid cars on Detroit's east side

The Top 3 Safety Factors Affecting Construction Teams Today

Construction Business Owner

With the ever-increasing focus on safety in the construction industry, it is important to consider safety from a broad perspective.

Arctic Sectional Sno-Pusher

Green Industry Professionals

The industry’s highest rated snow pusher for the last 15 years, the Arctic Sectional Sno-Pusher is continually refined through constant field testing

AIA updates Interiors Contract Documents

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has released six revised contract documents designed for interior construction projects.

Bobcat UV34 and UV34XL utility vehicles

Green Industry Professionals

Bobcat Company introduces the new UV34 and UV34XL with an all-new chassis for increased durability, an enhanced suspension system, increased towing capacity and more integrated accessories

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Transit Systems Scramble To Meet 2020 Positive Train Control Deadline

ENR Construction

There are signs of steady and continuous progress, but transportation officials admit many challenges still exist.

PERC survey shows propane mowers create satisfied contractors

Green Industry Professionals

Latest PERC data reveals nearly all landscape contractors who purchase or convert one propane mower continue to buy propane equipment

Kenya Feuds With Chinese Contractor Over Cancelled Terminal Job

ENR Construction

Airport authority seeks to recover $42 million in advance payments