Mon.Jun 17, 2019

Viewpoint Powers Construction Industry Growth

Surveyor

Viewpoint clients' success is being noted across the construction industry

Tasty Blend Foods Invests $3M In West Virginia Expansion

Business Facilities

The food manufacturer’s expansion of its Putnam County, WV manufacturing plant will create 20 new jobs and add a new product production line. Read: Tasty Blend Foods Invests $3M In West Virginia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Attracting New Construction Talent

Construction Business Owner

A 2018 industrywide survey from Autodesk and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reports 80% of construction firms have a tough time hiring hourly craft positions.

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Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada: Start. Grow. Thrive.

Business Facilities

Access, partnership, collaboration and connection in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Read: Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada: Start. Thrive. at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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

Hawaii licensing law delays $800M P3 arena project a year

Construction Dive

The requirement that RFQs and RFPs come from state-licensed general contractors could impact other P3s like the Honolulu rail project and the redevelopment of Aloha Stadium

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Isolated Footing Design Guidelines Based on ACI 318-14

The Constructor

Isolated or single footings are structural elements which are designed to transmit and distribute loads of single columns to the soil without. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering ACI Code Foundation design Isolated Footing

Campus renewal: Community effort saves a crucial healthcare resource

BD+C

Since 1989, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, Calif. has been rated one of “America’s Best Rehabilitation Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report. But in 2003, its owner, Los Angeles County, almost closed it down.

Stained Glass Dump Truck Showcased in Boston Installation

Construction Equipment

Artist Karl Unnasch has created a stained glass dump truck to be placed in Boston’s “The Auto Show” art exhibit, offering a deliberate nod to community construction workers and laborers. The exhibit consists of both loaned and commissioned works by nationally and internationally renowned artists

Modular fim citizenM to build 2nd Los Angeles hotel

Construction Dive

The company uses prefabricated components for most of its properties, which feature steel-framed furnished cubes from a Polish supplier

Delving into AdWords: The challenge of costly complications

Construction Marketing Ideas

For most of my business life, Google AdWords (now Google Ads) have been so near, but so far.

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Material suppliers sued in US over deadly London building fire

Construction Dive

Whirlpool, Celotex and ?Arconic Arconic Inc. are defendants in a product liability suit relating to the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire that killed 71 people

Volvo Launches Haul Assist with On-Board Weighing

Construction Equipment

Volvo CE has launched Haul Assist, a system that shows how much material an articulated hauler has moved, designed to provide operators with data and real-time insights to help achieve optimal payloads and improve productivity. Haul Assist comes standard on Volvo’s A35G through A60H haulers and is

Some useful notes on Pile Cap Design

Construction Cost Estimating

Definition of Pile Cap: A pile cap refers to a thick concrete mat that is situated on concrete or timber piles driven into soft or unsteady ground to develop a proper & secure foundation.

Reference Planes without Names

Revit OpEd

It is a common practice to add a name to the reference planes we create. If it isn't common where you work then it ought to be. The name helps give a hint to anyone that works in the model that this reference plane is more important than those without a name.

REHAU’s Americas Headquarters Marks 40 Years in Leesburg

Contractor Magazine

The privately-held global manufacturer provides polymer-based systems and services to many of the world’s leading brands

Improving particle size distribution in cement production

GCP Applied Technologies

Improving particle size distribution in cement production. Phillip.fry@gc…. Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:30. GCP Applied Technologies. June 17, 2019. Enhancing cement grinding efficiency is beneficial for numerous reasons: Lower energy costs.

Rooter Hero Announces Collection Drive for Ronald McDonald House

Contractor Magazine

Plumbing and drain cleaning company aids local families with donations of food, personal care and home cleaning supplies

Roundabout for Light Rail Is One of First in the U.S.

ENR Construction

In late May, the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority of the Phoenix metropolitan area opened a $1.9-million extension to the area’s light rail transit line

A capitol approach to stormwater management

BD+C

Scale, size and a strategic approach to managing stormwater come together at The Wharf, a mixed-use development winding along the historic Potomac waterway in the nation’s capital.

Heavy Tilt-Up Panels Create Shell for Arizona Water Park

ENR Construction

At more than 180 tons, the largest of the exterior panels was made of high-pressure concrete to avoid deflection

Optimizing Portland limestone cement

GCP Applied Technologies

Optimizing Portland limestone cement. Phillip.fry@gc…. Mon, 06/17/2019 - 13:54. GCP Applied Technologies. June 17, 2019. Portland limestone cement provides advantages for performance and controlled strength of cement and concrete, in addition to lowering production costs and CO 2 emissions. However, it is important to use the right cement additive with the right amount of limestone in order to achieve these benefits. Consider the following factors when producing Portland limestone cement.

Community Spirit Is Driving Force at Ryan

ENR Construction

The Minneapolis-based company forges strong partnerships as it builds some of Phoenix’s most notable projects

Weekly Product Gallery: GPS Insight, Taco, Marketair, Webstone, Milwaukee Tool, Watts

Contractor Magazine

Noracore EMBSX

Green Industry Professionals

Sharpens your mower blades in minutes, without removal

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Why You Need a Suicide Prevention Program in Your Company

Construction Business Owner

Editor’s Note : This commentary was originally published in theHuddle, CBO’s weekly newsletter covering news from around the construction industry. Scroll down for an online-exclusive Q&A with CBO and Greg Sizemore on his top advice for starting a suicide prevention program in your company.

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Wisconsin producers can save more on propane-powered equipment with new incentives

Green Industry Professionals

Producers can combine savings from PERC, Focus on Energy and the PSC WI-OEI for maximum savings on the purchase of propane-powered equipment

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Outlines 20-Year Construction Outlook

ENR Construction

Recommendations include moving cargo and support as well as expanding Air National Guard refueling on the south side of the airport

Nearmap, a new dimension at your fingertips

Green Industry Professionals

Utilize MapBrowser, a web-based application for searching and navigating Nearmap’s library of current and historical aerial photos

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Boston-area Transit Agencies Commit to Safety Spending Following Derailments

ENR Construction

MBTA and MDOT budget $18.3 billion for five-year capital improvements, an increase of $1 billion over prior plan

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Green Industry Professionals

Tech company dedicated to wellness

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Life, However Small, Breathed Back into the Oregon-Washington I-5 Bridge Project

ENR Construction

Southeast On the Scene for June 2019

ENR Construction

Construction surpassed the 35th floor for the 57-story Elysee condominium project in Miami’s Edgewater neighborhood

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Southeast City Scoop: Miami Construction Starts

ENR Construction

Overall Miami-Fort Lauderdale contracts to remain at elevated level in 2019