Tue.Aug 13, 2019

Season 2 - Episode 4: Making Business More Intelligent

Surveyor

In this episode of A Viewpoint on Construction, we explore big data & the role that business intelligence is — and will be — playing in construction

How to Achieve Economy in the Cost of Formwork Construction?

The Constructor

The reduction of formwork construction is essential in declining the total cost of the project because it accounts for up to 60% of the entire cost. Building Technology Guide Formwork/Shuttering formwork formwork economy

How to Use the Spread to Formulate a Better Bidding Strategy

Construction Business Owner

The leaders of top construction firms will always ask why they are or are not selected. Objectivity and organizational improvement can mean all the difference between being the leader and the first loser. Find out hoe to incorporate these best bidding practices at your company.

9 Different Types of Corrosion

The Constructor

Corrosion is the process of deterioration of metal caused by the action of chemicals or electro-chemicals present in the surrounding atmosphere. Repair/Protection Guide Steel Structures corrosion fatigue fretting inter-granular pitting Selective steel corrosion uniform

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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.

NJEDA Re-Launches 21st Century Redevelopment Program

Business Facilities

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced changes to the 21st Century Redevelopment Program that will revise the eligibility requirements to both open the program to more projects and streamline the application process.

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The top 10 residential construction companies

Construction Dive

These companies dominate the homebuilding industry in the U.S.

UA, HVAC Excellence Sign Student Placement Agreement

Contractor Magazine

The agreement establishes a transitional pathway for advanced placement to students enrolled in HVACR educational programs accredited by HVAC Excellence to the United Associations Department of Labor approved apprenticeship program

AIT Bridges adds tub girder to its composite bridge system

Construction Dive

Its bridge technology is offering a glimpse into the future soon with an inaugural project funded by the state of Maine

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My Internship at PC: Integrating Technology

PC Construction Blog

During my summer internship with PC Construction, I was given the opportunity to integrate the technology of Procore, the company’s project management software, directly into a project under construction. PC Project Engineer Jon Englehart suggested. All Technology & Innovation

HDR to lead design of $870M California port rail project

Construction Dive

The company will use at least 27% small business and very small business enterprises on its wide-ranging scope of work at the Port of Long Beach

Coaching pays off for new managers

BD+C

Those in the engineering and construction industries that undergo a coaching program are more engaged and better able to perform in new management roles, according to a new white paper by FMI.

Terex Updates Load Alert

Construction Equipment

Terex has updated the monitor display for the Terex Load Alert system. Load Alert monitors and analyzes the truck’s jib and platform capacity and boom positions on Terex aerial devices, and provides visible and audible alerts when an overload is detected. Load Alert monitors boom angle, platform

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Perkins+Will tests a turnkey laboratory for S+T startups moving up from their incubation phase

BD+C

New York City is trying to attract more biotech through its 10-year, $500 million LifeSci NYC Initiative, whose focus includes providing financial support for life sciences campuses, nonprofit R&D facilities, commercial lab space, and incubator expansion.

Weekly Product Gallery: Easyflex, Elkay, Taco, Lochinvar, Modine, ASCO

Contractor Magazine

This week's gallery spotlights flexible fire sprinkler drops; filtered water dispensers; a magnetic dirt separator; a commercial condensing water heater; a water-to-air geothermal heat pump; and motorized angle body valves

Calgary’s sports and entertainment district will include the Calgary Flames’ new arena

BD+C

A new $416 million sports and entertainment district in Calgary’s Victoria Park area features an accessible and transparent approach at street level designed to integrate into the community.

Improper Journal Entry Could Harm Your Job Costing Reports

Contractor Bookkeeping

Journal entries are a quick and dirty way to get transactions in without putting forth the time and effort to enter each transaction. In the short run, you save time; in the long term, you can forget about the accurate. Job Cost Reports.

Green Industry Pros reveals 2019 Editor's Choice Award winners

Green Industry Professionals

Top 30 picks for your landscaping inventory

The Effect of Digitizing Materials & Hauling Asset Tracking

Construction Business Owner

An April 2018 industry research report distributed by a construction productivity software company, in conjunction with management consulting firm, FMI Corporation, indicates that a lack of communication and management practices is costing the construction industry billions

Columbus State Community College’s Mitchell Hall set to open for the coming semester

BD+C

Mitchell Hall, a $34.5 million project for Columbus State Community College, is set to double the enrollment capacity (to more than 1,500 students) for the school’s Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts program when it opens this fall

Wanted: Next-Gen Industry CEO Views on Marketing

ENR Construction

Early research shows mindset shifts on key issues, but researchers seek more young chiefs to weigh in on marketing and business development roles in AEC firms

[VIDEO] 'NASCAR Version' of VDOT Bridge Swap

Construction Equipment

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) recently replaced a 61-year-old bridge over the course of a weekend. According to an article in Popular Science, to prevent creating extra traffic in the area, VDOT decided to do “the NASCAR pit stop version” of bridge replacement, replacing the 87

Wanted: Next-Gen Industry CEO Views on Marketing

ENR Construction

Early research shows mindset shifts on key issues, but researchers seek more young chiefs to weigh in on marketing and business development roles in AEC firms

How to make concrete formwork system safe in the job site

Construction Cost Estimating

If the safety plans for formwork system remain perfect, construction project will be completed according to approved construction practice and without unnecessary hazards like failure of formwork and consequent delay in construction and possible loss of life.

Construction Prequalification: When Paths To Projects Go Through Electronic Gates

ENR Construction

With the new tools have come fresh frustrations for bidders on fairness and cost

Komatsu WA900-8 Wheel Loader Boosts Bucket Fill

Construction Equipment

Komatsu WA900-8 wheel loader has a new bucket designed to maximize bucket fill, which the company says will boost productivity. With operating weight of 256,618 pounds, the loader can be paired with haul trucks in the 70- to 150-ton range. The redesigned front and rear frame is more durable than

Safety Platform Targets Incident Reduction through Real-Time Data Sharing

ENR Construction

In a group-think approach to safety, companies are banding together in an attempt to make safety data more predictive

Construction Prequalification: Paths To Projects Go Through Electronic Gates

ENR Construction

With the new tools have come fresh issues on fairness and cost

NYC Affordable Infill Housing Plan Puts Design First

ENR Construction

The five finalists of an international design competition for affordable infill housing on scattered “sliver” sites, owned by New York City, are currently entering a capacity building phase with the city to convert their designs into viable development proposals

NYC Affordable Infill Housing Plan Puts Design First

ENR Construction

The five finalists of an international design competition for affordable infill housing on scattered “sliver” sites, owned by New York City, are currently entering a capacity building phase with the city to convert their designs into viable development proposals

Cemen Tech Connect Aims to Help Volumetric Concrete Customers With Video Support

ENR Construction

Cemen Tech uses real-time video support to help take the mystery out of volumetric concrete