Wed.Feb 12, 2020

Commercial, multifamily construction starts rise 11% YOY in top 20 metros: Dodge

Construction Dive

The top 10 metros in the combined category were responsible for 45% of all starts, but multifamily dips will "affect more metros in the coming year," according to a recent Dodge Data and Analytics report

Metro 128

2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

We received nominations for projects in nearly two dozen states for our 2019 Deal of The Year awards. Our all-star panel of judges has spoken, so it’s time to reveal their picks for our top three prizes (and nine honorable mentions).

Deals 100

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Contractors increasingly involved in shaping blueprints through Generative Design practices

Construction Dive

Proponents of generative design believe that it can streamline the design process and allow contractors to exert influence that is beneficial to a project’s ultimate design

Tempered Glass for Buildings – Features, Uses

The Constructor

Tempered glass is a type of glass that is processed by treating the float glass, by applying controlled thermal and chemical treatments, so as to. Building Technology Guide


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.

ConTech Conversations: ABC's Mike Bellaman

Construction Dive

The CEO of ABC shares his thoughts on the best practices for most contractors in the goal of implementing a tangible tech solution

ABC 121

More Trending

Clark Construction uses scans, animation to smooth installation of elevated airport walkway

Construction Dive

Placing the 780-foot-long pedestrian bridge over an active taxiway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport was a complex undertaking that required months of planning, high-tech tools and coordination among all stakeholders

Difference Between Lap length and Development Length

Civil Lead

Difference Between Lap Length and Development Length There are two important terms used in reinforcement binding. Lap length and Development length. But many of us get confused with the difference between these two.

AECOM, Skanska, Katerra, more switch up execs in new year

Construction Dive

Suffolk, Granite and Swinerton have all made big personnel changes as well so far this year, and Thornton Tomasetti leadership changes are six-fold. Women and people of color are predictabily underepresented


Prodigy Cabinetry Investing $2.5M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The newly-formed cabinetry manufacturing company will establish its manufacturing operations and headquarters in Greenville County, SC creating 80 jobs. Read: Prodigy Cabinetry Investing $2.5M In South Carolina at

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

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

Contractor Sued for Firing Worker Following Trench Hazard

Construction Equipment

The U.S. Department of Labor has sued DKS Structural Services and owner Jeffery Kennedy for allegedly terminating an employee who refused to enter a 15-foot-deep trench that did not have adequate protection to prevent cave-ins. According to a report by the Occupational Safety and Health

What is M Sand? - Properties | Advantages | Disadvantages

Civil Lead

What is M Sand? Full form of M Sand is Manufactured sand also known crushed sand or manufactured fine aggregate. It is a substitute for river sand for construction work. It is manufactured by crushing rocks, quarry stone or larger aggregate pieces into sand size particle in a factory or query.

6 Imperatives for Safer Equipment Maintenance & Operations

Construction Business Owner

6 Imperatives for Safer Equipment Maintenance & Operations. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 02/12/2020 - 15:11. What you need to do on a regular basis to make sure your equipment maintenance and operations processes are safe and efficient for all your compact equipment

OpenBUILD(TM) LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery Solution

Job Order Contracting

The early and ongoing integration of People, Process, Information, and Technology can drive optimal repair, renovation, and new construction outcomes. LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery can consistently drive significant improvement over traditional methods.

The Various Uses Of Marble In Home

The Constructor

People love using marble while designing their homes as it is a versatile stone. It is commonly used for countertops but there are numerous ways to. Building Materials carrara marble

Volvo Trucks Shows Off Electric Heavy Truck

Construction Equipment

Volvo Trucks North America showed its battery-electric Class 8 truck at an event in Fontana, California. The Volvo Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions (LIGHTS) Innovation Showcase, held at Volvo Trucks’ TEC Equipment dealership, revealed the progress that has been achieved since the

HGA-designed hotel becomes one of the tallest buildings in Rochester, Minn.


The Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area hotel is now open in Rochester, Minn. .

Light Tower-Maker Allmand Expands

Construction Equipment

Allmand, a manufacturer of light towers and other portable job site equipment, reports significant progress on its Holdredge, Nebraska, plant expansion, which will allow for increased operational capabilities by late spring. The investments Allmand and [parent company] Briggs & Stratton have

4 products for your next multifamily project


Pioneer Lux-Flow showerhead

January / February 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 1)

Business Facilities

The January / February 2020 Issue features our State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners. Plus, a look at energy, aerospace, exports and data centers. Read: January / February 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 1) at

Driven by pride and passion

The Korte Company

This isn’t a highlight reel. It’s not a marketing tool. It’s a reminder that construction is a small part of something much bigger. Because what matters more than the work are the stories about why the work matters. View now. Company News

Sketches of types of scaffolding used in building construction

The Constructor

Can i get sketches of types of scaffolding? The post Sketches of types of scaffolding used in building construction appeared first on The

Genie Z-45 FE Articulating MEWP

Construction Equipment

The Genie Z-45 FE is a hybrid articulating mobile elevating work platform with unrestricted range of motion and a maximum lift height of 660 pounds. Maximum working height is 51 feet 8 inches, maximum horizontal reach is 22 feet 9 inches, and maximum up-and-over reach is 24 feet 7 inches. It has a

Doosan tops out 40-tonne family

Digger Blog

The new DX380LC-7 crawler excavator represents the completion of Doosan’s 30-40 tonne family of Stage V excavators. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

Genie S-60 J Telescoping MEWP

Construction Equipment

Genie S-60 J telescoping mobile elevating work platform has an unrestricted platform capacity of 660 pounds with a 6-foot jib. Platform height is 60 feet 10 inches with a horizontal reach of 40 feet 6 inches. Operating weight for the telescoping work platform is 16,650 pounds, and it has ground

Driving Toward the Future

ENR Construction

Emerging technologies, including autonomous vehicles, are transforming traditional infrastructure roles

JCB Enters Generator Market with RS Range

Construction Equipment

JCB RS line of portable generators includes five models ranging from 56 to 500 kW. Model G70RS produces 56 kW; the G125RS produces 100 kW; the G220RS, 175 kW; the G400RS, 320 kW; and model G625RS produces 500 kW. Operating weights range from 7,239 to 25,209 pounds. The generators use Tier 4-F

Rebar-Tying Robots Draw Crowds at World of Concrete

ENR Construction

Standing before a crowd of curious onlookers at a corner of the show floor at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas, Advanced Construction Robotics president and cofounder Jeremy Searock made a sales pitch for TyBot, his company’s rebar-tying robot

Nikola Badger Pickup Promises 600 Mile Range

Construction Equipment

Nikola Badger electric pickup truck has an estimated range of 300 miles when powered in battery-electric mode (BEV), and 600 miles with a hydrogen-powered fuel-cell electric (FCEV) power source. It operates on blended FCEV / BEV or BEV-only by touch of a button. The pickup truck will deliver 906

What is quantity of 10mm steel for roof slab of 12 x 12 room?

The Constructor

Please tell me about the quantity of 10mm steel for 12 x12 room for its roof slab. The post What is quantity of 10mm steel for roof slab of 12 x 12


San Francisco Issues Subpoenas to PG&E, Webcor, Pankow, Clark Construction in Corruption Probe

ENR Construction

San Francisco’s city attorney issued subpoenas Wednesday to PG&E, Webcor, Pankow and Clark Construction as part of a widening public corruption investigation stemming from federal criminal charges filed against the city's public works director

How to Determine E value of Concrete?

The Constructor

Hi Neenu, how to determine E value in concrete property? Is there any lab testing that can be carried out or specification to be referred

Commercial Building Energy Saver Wins R&D 100 Award


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Commercial Building Energy Saver (CBES) toolkit was one of the honorees of the most recent R&D 100 Awards by R&D World magazine.