Mon.Dec 03, 2018

Company of the Year: Hoar Construction

Construction Dive

As Hoar nears the $1 billion annual revenue benchmark, its leadership is faced with an excellent dilemma: How do we preserve the culture and core values that have brought us success on this scale

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Lime Soil Stabilization Method and Factors Affecting it

The Constructor

Lime-Soil stabilization is the process of adding lime to the soil to improve its properties like density, bearing capacity etc. Various factors. Geotechnical Engineering Others Roads/Highways Soil Soil Stabilization soil-lime

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Developer of $700M Philadelphia casino project sets 2-year construction timeline

Construction Dive

The Cordish Cos.' ' plan could see the Live! Hotel and Casino in Pennsylvania open for business before the end of 2020

COMMITMENT-BASED LEAN CONSTRUCTION DELIVERY for Public Sector Facilities Owners

Job Order Contracting

Commitment-based LEAN Construction Delivery enables consistent, on-demand delivery of quality repair, renovation, and new construction projects on-time and on-budget.

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

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

Project of the Year: Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier

Construction Dive

The $211 million Golden Gate Bridge Physical Suicide Deterrent System and Wind Retrofit Project, being built by the Shimmick Construction-Danny's Construction JV, stands out for the sheer magnitude and difficulty of the net installation and its potential to save lives

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Innovator of the Year: Prescient

Construction Dive

Prescient is one of many tech-driven offsite construction firms capitalizing on the modular building wave, but the startup is steadily scaling to deliver 18 story-structures

Addition of ceiling treatments improves acoustics at Temple University School of Architecture

BD+C

Architecture students at Temple University in Philadelphia recently experienced the difference the addition of acoustical ceiling treatments can make in exposed structure spaces

The Construction Dive Awards for 2018

Construction Dive

Construction Dive's awards recognize the industry's top innovators, movers and shakers shaping the future of construction

Ask for a penny, and get much more (some sales psychology at work)

Construction Marketing Ideas

It seems that asking for a small commitment when you are closing a sales meeting works a whole lot better than either asking for nothing, or perhaps asking for the moon, according to some psychological research. Asking for less yields more, according to a study detailed in Yes!

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Working in Cold Weather: Identifying and Preventing Cold Stress

Construction Equipment

Working outside in cold, wet, icy, or snowy conditions can lead to serious health problems such as hypothermia and frostbite. The following tips can help you work safely in cold weather. Hypothermia When exposed to cold temperatures, your body begins to lose heat faster than it can be produced

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Chicago's $5B-$6B Lincoln Yards still up in the air

Construction Dive

Developer Sterling Bay's mixed-use plan for the Chicago waterfront is on hold until locals' concerns about how the project will impact the area are addressed

HoloBuilder Releases SiteAI to Automate Construction Projects

Construction Equipment

HoloBuilder, a provider of 360 degree reality capture for construction sites, is adding an artificial intelligence solution “SiteAI” for automation of progress control to their construction documentation portfolio. The solution utilizes Computer Vision and Deep Learning to analyze materials

Dealmaker of the Year: Katerra

Construction Dive

The sheer volume and breadth of the partnerships, acquisitions and expansion deals that Katerra has signed this year have made it the industry's most remarkable dealmaker

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Jeep Premiers New 2020 Gladiator Pickup

Construction Equipment

Jeep unveiled the 2020 Gladiator last week during the Los Angeles Car Show. According to Car and Driver, the Gladiator is rated to tow a maximum of 7,650 pounds and haul up to 1,600 pounds. The vehicle’s frame also measures 30.6 inches longer than the current Jeep Wrangler four-door, in addition

Soil-Lime Stabilization

The Constructor

Stabilization of soil is nothing but improving soil properties such as stability or bearing capacity by adding suitable stabilizers under controlled. Geotechnical Engineering Others Roads/Highways Soil Soil Stabilization soil-lime

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Definition and benefits of column starter

Construction Cost Estimating

This construction video tutorial provides detail information on column starter. You will learn the process for casting of starter as well as advantages of column starter.

Lime Soil Stabilization Method and Factors Affecting it

The Constructor

Lime-Soil stabilization is the process of adding lime to the soil to improve its properties like density, bearing capacity etc. Various factors. Geotechnical Engineering Others Roads/Highways Soil Soil Stabilization soil-lime

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Trump open to 'next steps' on $13B Gateway Program

Construction Dive

Until recently the administration hesitated to agree to finance reconstruction of the New Jersey to New York tunnel despite claims that a deal was finalized with former President Obama

Lime Soil Stabilization Method and Factors Affecting it

The Constructor

Lime-Soil stabilization is the process of adding lime to the soil to improve its properties like density, bearing capacity etc. Various factors. Geotechnical Engineering Others Roads/Highways Soil Soil Stabilization soil-lime

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Progressive Leaders Pursue Greatness Not Success

Contractor Magazine

Anyone can be successful, but not everyone can be great. Greatness finds no one

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Portobello America Chooses Tennessee For First U.S. Production Facility

Business Facilities Blog

The Brazil-based ceramic tile manufacturer will invest about $150 million and create 220 jobs in Baxter, TN. . Read: Portobello America Chooses Tennessee For First U.S. Production Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Portland Baseball Backers Hope to Develop 45-Acre Waterfront Property

ENR Construction

The dream to bring Major League Baseball to Portland, Oregon, has a likely location, even if the backers of the Portland Diamond Project still lack a team

Considering Small Group Health Insurance? Now’s the Time to Act

Contractor Magazine

Special enrollment period for small businesses waves minimum requirements between Nov. 15 and Dec.

PPG Investing $1.7M In China

Business Facilities Blog

The company's new dispense cell at its Kunshan coatings manufacturing facility will expand production capacity for protective, marine coatings. Read: PPG Investing $1.7M In China at BusinessFacilities.com. Asia-Pacific Capital Investment Daily News Featured International Manufacturing Research & Development China coatings manufacturing corporate expansion dispense cell Kunshan marine coatings PPG Site Selection

Service Agreements to Grow Your Customer Base

Contractor Magazine

While the basic maintenance is crucial (residential and commercial), what an agreement program is really about is the client experience or relationship

2018 Reconstruction Awards: Honorable mentions

BD+C

. Back on track. Battle Street Brewery. An eyesore train depot becomes a community gem. Photo: Chuck Little Photography. For more than 30 years, the Dansville-Mount Morris Railroad (D&MM) train depot sat abandoned, slowly rotting, in the heart of this Western New York town of 5,300.

NDS Acquires HydroLogic StormWater Chamber Solutions

Contractor Magazine

NDS acquisition expands its single-source, scalable system for onsite stormwater management

Executive of the Year: AECOM's Jay Badame

Construction Dive

Badame has helped lead AECOM’s Building Construction division from coast to coast on such mega projects as Hudson Yards in New York and the Rams stadium in Los Angeles

The Code Council Welcomes Three Key New Employees

Contractor Magazine

These staff members will help advance the association’s building safety mission and its focus on innovation and customer service

LAX Project Rises Above Underground Challenges

ENR Construction

Midfield concourse takes shake amid bustling airport

AEM Elects 2019 Officers, Directors

Construction Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has announced its 2019 officers, as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors. Officers and directors come from an industry cross-section and work cooperatively on behalf of the entire membership. 2019 AEM Officers are: Chair John D

Elgin Tower: Elgin's heart beats again

BD+C

Completed in May 1929 as the headquarters for Home National Bank and Home National Savings and Trust, the 15-story Elgin Tower has had a tumultuous history. The Crash of ’29 forced the savings institution to declare bankruptcy. From that point on, the Art Deco building housed a wide range of owners and tenants, from Walgreens to the Elgin National Watch Company.

K-Tec Tricerabox Box Blade

Construction Equipment

The K-Tec Tricerabox is a 14-foot-wide box blade that is mounted to the 3-point hitch on the rear of tractors 500 horsepower and above. Its three functions include the leveling blade pulling material forward, ripper teeth sinking down into the soil, and blading backwards for pushing dozing material