Wed.Nov 27, 2019

Boston-based firm completes largest 3D-printed building in world in Dubai

Construction Dive

The walls of the cement-based building were created on-site in uncontrolled weather conditions, in a process that is expected to be available in the U.S. next year

What is Fire Resistance of Concrete? Mechanism, and Influencing Factors

The Constructor

Fire resistance of concrete is the ability of concrete to withstand fire or to give protection against fire. This involves the ability of concrete. Concrete Durability Concrete Properties Concrete Technology Special Concrete in Construction Fire Resistance of Concrete Fire Resistant

Lawsuit threatens $275M Tennessee MLS stadium construction

Construction Dive

A local activist organization claims that a city agency's unfair alliance to investors in the Nashville FC team swayed its awarding of contracts to Populous, Mortenson and Messer Construction

Test for Setting Times of Concrete Mixture Based on ASTM C403M-16

The Constructor

The penetration resistance test used for the determination of initial and final setting time of concrete mixture in laboratory and project site, and. Cement Concrete Technology How To Guide Tests on Cement Tests on Concrete Test Methods

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

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

3 retractable roof projects open up special construction considerations

Construction Dive

Globe Life Field, New York City's The Shed and Hokkaido Ballpark in Japan are the latest venues to sport sliding roof sections. Here's how they were built

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Virgin Hyperloop One to use Autodesk BIM 360 for preconstruction route optimization, more

Construction Dive

The hyperloop technology company says BIM and Autodesk cloud software will help it plan and execute rail construction more efficiently

How Are Bridges Built

CivilJungle

As human beings started to expand across lands and territories, we had a structure to overcome natural obstacles and barriers. Engineers exploited their tools to create bridges, linking us between towns and changing the whole landscape. How are bridges built?

What is the Whole Bearing System (WBS) and Quadrantal Bearing System (QBS) in Surveying?

The Constructor

The whole bearing system (WBS) and Quadrantal Bearing system (QBS) are two notations of bearings that are used in compass surveying. The WCB system.

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Suffolk's safety app wins industry award

Construction Dive

The RiskX app works with data from Smartvid.io to predict jobsite risks that could lead to accidents

Test for Setting Times of Concrete Mixture Based on ASTM C403M-16

The Constructor

The penetration resistance test used for the determination of initial and final setting time of concrete mixture in laboratory and project site, and. Cement Concrete Technology How To Guide Tests on Cement Tests on Concrete Test Methods

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Construction Employment Increases in 231 out of 358 Metro Areas from October 2018 to October 2019

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment grew in 231, or 65%, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018 and October 2019, declined in 69 and was unchanged in 58, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said hourly craftworker positions remain difficult to fill despite the widespread job gains, and they urged federal officials to promote more workplace-based immigration, along with career and technical education.

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Magnetic Compass Used in Surveying -Principles & Types

The Constructor

The compass surveying is performed by means of a magnetic compass which helps to determine the angles and the direction of the survey lines. The main. Surveying compass surveying magnetic compass Theory of Magnetic Compass

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Diagnostics, Details, and Having Your Say

Contractor Magazine

A portable diagnostics system, a hosted operations management platform and various business blogging sites are profiled

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SDLG L975F Wheel Loader

Construction Equipment

SDLG L975F wheel loader has a Tier 3 diesel delivering about 266 horsepower. At approximately 54,900 pounds in operating weight (24,900 kg), the loader is the company’s largest. The wheel loader has robust rear and front frames to withstand load distribution, according to the company.

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Epiroc attachments for Ivan Lynn

Digger Blog

IJ Lynn & Sons, a drainage and earthworks contractor based in Armoy, County Antrim, is a satisfied customer of Epiroc attachments. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

Senate Turns Up the Heat for Infrastructure Legislation

Construction Equipment

Transportation advocates in the U.S. Senate are once again urging passage of infrastructure legislation as they face a Dec. 20 deadline to avoid a government shutdown and decide a course for fiscal 2020 funding. Transport Topics reports that he leadership of the Senate highway policy panel is

NY Bridge Contractor Sues Thruway Authority To Gain Pay Claim Records

ENR Construction

Fluor-led team wants long-awaited financials to support $900M Tappan Zee span claim

Deere Posts 5 Percent Sales Gain in 2019

Construction Equipment

Sales of John Deere equipment increased 4 percent in the fourth quarter and were up 5 percent for the fiscal year, which ended October 28. The Moline, Illinois-based company reported sales of $39.3 billion for the year. The company reported net income of $3.3 billion, up from $2.4 billion in 2018

Construction Tech's Startup Scramble

ENR Construction

Investments pour into construction tech, but where are the real advancements

Employment Increases in 231 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Construction employment grew in 231, or 65 percent, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018 and 2019, declined in 69, and was unchanged in 58, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Employers in most areas remain busy and eager to hire workers, but they struggle to find

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Building Toward Automated Construction Workflows

ENR Construction

Construction software giant Autodesk has doubled down on a commitment it made two years ago, when then-new CEO Andrew Anagnost said it was a construction software company first, so making its tools work in an automated construction workplace is its future

Bid-rigging allegations threaten $275M Tennessee MLS stadium construction

Construction Dive

A local activist organization claims that a city agency's unfair alliance to investors in the Nashville FC team swayed its awarding of contracts to Populous, Mortenson and Messer Construction

NY Bridge Builders Sue State To Gain Pay Claim Records

ENR Construction

Fluor-led team wants long-awaited financials to support $900M Tappan Zee span claim

Bridge refurb video series

GCP Applied Technologies

Bridge refurb video series. Phillip.fry@gc…. Wed, 11/27/2019 - 10:25. GCP Applied Technologies. November 27, 2019. . Bridge refurbishment projects can involve many challenges, including minimizing lane closures and keeping costs down while maximizing the life of the bridge.

Fight Continues Over Alaska's Proposed Pebble Mine

ENR Construction

Opponents are continuing to push against the proposed Pebble Mine project in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska, even as the Army Corps of Engineers is expected to issue a final Environmental Impact Statement on the project next year

Commercial Construction Outlook Offers Mixed Bag: Report

Construction Equipment

Although the third quarter indicates “overall good health” for the commercial construction market, concerns loom for 2020, according to a report by a construction accounting firm. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly,” produced by Marcum’s Construction Services Group, included its Q3 Marcum Commercial

Controversial Gas Compressor Station Moves Forward

ENR Construction

Massachusetts regulators approved final permitting on Nov. 12 for the controversial Weymouth Compressor Station for the $452-million Atlantic Bridge pipeline project that would extend from New England to Canada

Training Boom Set To Power Offshore Wind Energy Growth

ENR Construction

With construction of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s new offshore wind training facility complete and classes under way, climbing structures for on-water crew transfer training and indoor work at height, are compelling to students

Lawsuit Aims Overturn of Tax Repeal Limiting Wash. State Transport Work

ENR Construction

Seattle and King County, Wash., are trying to block in state court a recently approved ballot initiative that would blow a half-billion-dollar hole in state transportation funding plans and delay expansion of Seattle’s light-rail system

Beta Version of Embodied Carbon Calculator Premieres

ENR Construction

The free, open-source Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator is the first digital tool of its kind in North America

Contested Hawaii Telescope Could Migrate to Canary Islands

ENR Construction

A controversial telescope originally planned for the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii has been offered a new home in Spain

Marin County, Calif., Enacts First Low-Carbon Concrete Code in US

ENR Construction

On Nov. 19, the five-person Marin County, Calif., board of supervisors unanimously approved the nation’s first low-carbon concrete code that applies to both public and private construction

FIU Collapse Report Spurs Texas Bridge Design Review

ENR Construction

The Texas Dept.