Tue.Oct 08, 2019

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

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


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

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Swinging the pendulum on construction careers

Construction Dive

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

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

Lets Build

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

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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.

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

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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

[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

Browsing for Off-Grid Property

Natural Building

Sometimes you can get some good ideas and have fun browsing through listings of houses for sale. Here are a bunch of isolated rural properties that might be worth a second look, available through Zillow on-line real estate. Off-grid property in California with amazing views!

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Zero Carbon Buildings for All aims for ambitious emission reduction targets


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


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

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

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

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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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

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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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

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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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

David Chipperfield Architects to design new Rolex USA headquarters


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

Lab Test on Aggregates at Site


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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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.

Vanguard 400 and 160 Single-Cylinder Engines

Green Industry Professionals

Latest in Vanguard's family of single cylinder engines

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


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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Vanguard Commercial Lithium Ion Battery Pack

Green Industry Professionals

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

What is Consistency of Cement


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.

David Chipperfield Architects to design new Rolex USA headquarters


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

Indy Hosts PHCC Connect 2019

Contractor Magazine

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

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.

Xylem ‘Solving Water’ Podcast Spotlights Trends

Contractor Magazine

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

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


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.

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


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