Tue.Oct 08, 2019

The Buzzword: Networking. Three Ways to Grow Your Constructon Network

Surveyor

We hear the term “networking” a lot lately. Perhaps in all the buzz, we’ve lost the real meaning behind this industry buzzword

Report: Construction faces widest foreign language skills gap

Construction Dive

Safety issues on jobsites can arise when trade workers primarily speak Spanish or other languages that managers don't, a survey shows

Accounting Software Tips When Starting A Small Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Lilian Chifley. As a new construction business owner, keeping your financials in order should be one of your top priorities.

Swinging the pendulum on construction careers

Construction Dive

The skilled workforce shortage requires innovative solutions and recognizing barriers to entry

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

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

Lab Test on Aggregates at Site

CivilJungle

Any Concrete work before must be Test on aggregate because of sure working quality of Concrete. Difference type of test no aggregates.

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Difference Between Flexible Pavement and Rigid Pavement | What is Pavement | Type of Pavement

CivilJungle

What is Pavement? Pavement or carriageway is that part of the road or highway which supports the wheel loads imposed on it from traffic moving over it. It ought to be strong enough to resist the stresses that are being developed as a result of traffic.

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Zero Carbon Buildings for All aims for ambitious emission reduction targets

BD+C

The Zero Carbon Buildings for All Initiative recently launched at the UN Climate Action Summit will aim for upgrading standards so that all buildings are net zero carbon by 2050

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What is Consistency of Cement

CivilJungle

What is Consistency of Cement? Any Cement paste requirement of minimum water in cement paste for initiate the chemical reaction. This chemical reaction call the consistency of cement. This method call consistency fo cement test.

[VIDEO] Built Robotics Aims to Automate Existing Equipment

Construction Equipment

Built Robotics announced a $33 million Series B round last month. The company’s goal is to allow one equipment operator to oversee a fleet of vehicles working autonomously, only entering the cab for tasks that the machine can’t complete on its own. Instead of building its own vehicles, Built

US DOT Steps Up Rural Infrastructure Thrust

ENR Construction

"ROUTES" initiative has no new funds, but aims to promote rural eligibility for current DOT grant, loan programs

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How to ensure that your 3-6 week planning will be delivered on time

Geniebelt

What is a look-ahead schedule? Construction projects come with a lot of admin work and several tasks inextricably linked to each other.

BIM 360 Sync Failure Retry

Revit OpEd

Lately we've been experiencing some poor performance accessing BIM 360 projects. The primary cause eludes us at the moment, but Location Services, Windows Updates and Anti-Virus systems appear to be factors for now. Most of the time it works great but then.it doesn't.

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Autonomous Mower Could Solve Landscaper's Labor Problems

Green Industry Professionals

Mean Green, Kobi Company are developing autonomous commercial electric mower

David Chipperfield Architects to design new Rolex USA headquarters

BD+C

David Chipperfield Architects recently won an international design competition to design the new Rolex USA headquarters in New York City

Some useful tips to design a T-beam with the use of limit state method

Construction Cost Estimating

This construction video briefly describes how to create the design of t-beam with the use of limit state method. A T-beam (or tee beam) is applied in construction extensively. It is a structural element developed with reinforced concrete, wood or metal.

Atlas Copco WEDA Electric Submersible Pumps

Construction Equipment

Three electric submersible pumps, including two sludge/trash pumps, the WEDA S30 and S60, and a drainage pump, the WEDA D80, are designed for drainage and sludge-pumping applications in the construction and rental industries. They are 15 to 30 percent lighter than comparable models, and up to 15

Vanguard 400 and 160 Single-Cylinder Engines

Green Industry Professionals

Latest in Vanguard's family of single cylinder engines

VMAC DTM70 Air Compressor for 2019 Ram Trucks

Construction Equipment

The Direct-Transmission Mounted (DTM70) air compressor for 2019 model year Ram trucks is the only direct-transmission mounted PTO-driven air compressor, the company says. It produces up to 70 cfm at 100 psi (175 psi max) and is designed to save space and increase available payload; the complete DTM

Vanguard Commercial Lithium Ion Battery Pack

Green Industry Professionals

Briggs & Stratton introduces electrification solution with Vanguard Commercial Lithium Ion battyer pack

Generac Mobile Flameless Heaters

Construction Equipment

Mobile flameless heaters are purpose-designed to safely provide heat in environments in which an open flame could be hazardous. The flameless technology utilizes a hydraulic pump circuit to load a diesel engine, which generates heat. Heat is also captured from other system components like the

John Deere Lays Off 163 Employees Across Major Production Plants

Green Industry Professionals

John Deere is laying off 163 workers across its Davenport, Iowa and East Moline, Illinois plants

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Scott Equipment Takes on Volvo Distibution in Arkansas

Construction Equipment

Scott Equipment will now distribute Volvo Construction Equipment from its locations in Arkansas, replacing Hugg & Hall Equipment. The locations join existing Scott distribution in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Scott Equipment focuses on rental of general purpose equipment, in addition

David Chipperfield Architects to design new Rolex USA headquarters

BD+C

David Chipperfield Architects recently won an international design competition to design the new Rolex USA headquarters in New York City

Bobcat Adds New York Dealership

Construction Equipment

Bobcat of Binghamton, in New York, has joined the Bobcat dealer network for New York and Pennsylvania. The dealership is part of Bartron Supply Inc. Growing up in the family business, I’ve come to appreciate the quality of Bobcat machines,” says Stark Bartron III, president and owner of Bartron

A&R Logistics, Inc. Investing $60M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The chemical industry supply chain services company will establish an export facility in Berkeley County, creating more than 60 new jobs. Read: A&R Logistics, Inc. Investing $60M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Indy Hosts PHCC Connect 2019

Contractor Magazine

Three-day event featured education, networking and a celebration of the trades

Call For Entries: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

The deadline to submit your project for consideration for Business Facilities' 2019 Economic Development Deal of the Year is November 8, 2019. Read: Call For Entries: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Metal cladding tiles help unique airport facility’s design take flight

BD+C

Loading docks generally aren’t known for their stylishness, but a new such structure at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is breaking with that tradition.

Xylem ‘Solving Water’ Podcast Spotlights Trends

Contractor Magazine

In each episode, Xylem experts and industry thought leaders discuss water challenges and solutions

Husqvarna Acquires Wacker Neuson Power Trowel Business

Construction Equipment

Husqvarna’s Construction Division has acquired the concrete power trowel business from Wacker Neuson. The company will acquire all the product, R&D, and manufacturing assets relating to walk-behind and ride-on concrete power trowels. Sales in the power trowel segment in 2018 amounted to about

Populous submits proposal for AC Milan and FC Internazionale Milano stadium

BD+C

Populous has submitted a proposal for a new stadium for AC Milan and FC Internazionale Milano. The stadium, dubbed The Cathedral, will be the centerpiece of a new mixed-use masterplan development in the San Siro District, a sustainable 365-days-a-year destination

Morooka Produces 1000th Rubber-Track Carrier

Construction Equipment

Morooka America is celebrating production of its 1,000th rubber track carrier, the MST2200VD. The MST2200VD is one of 18 rubber track carriers in the Morooka America product line, up from just six in 2012, the year the company was founded. Loading the MST2200 to its rated 24,255 pound capacity