Tue.Jul 07, 2020

New York's MTA needs billions in federal funding after COVID-19 crisis

Construction Dive

The transit authority's head of construction and development said federal money is crucial to preserving its historic capital plan

The Rise of BIM in the UK

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The 2020 BIM Report by NBS shows a continued increase in the adoption of BIM principles and technology across the United Kingdom. Construction Best Practices

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Top 10 Issues Affecting The Real Estate Industry

Business Facilities

COVID-19 and economic renewal top The Counselors of Real Estate's list of issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate in 2020-2021. Read: Top 10 Issues Affecting The Real Estate Industry at BusinessFacilities.com.

A Study in Modular Methods: What Your Peers Are Saying

Construction Business Owner

A Study in Modular Methods: What Your Peers Are Saying. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 07/07/2020 - 15:56. In the last few years, a lot of attention in the industry has been focused on modular construction.

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.

Barclays US Consumer Bank Creating 300 Jobs In Delaware

Business Facilities

Barclays US Consumer Bank plans a $6.9 million capital investment as it expands its customer service operations in Wilmington, DE. Read: Barclays US Consumer Bank Creating 300 Jobs In Delaware at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Bobcat V923 Telehandler

Construction Equipment

Bobcat V923 Versahandler telehandler lifts up to 9,041 pounds. It has a maximum lift height of 23 feet and maximum reach of 13 feet 6 inches. With an operating weight of 18,158 pounds, the telehandler is powered by a 130-horsepower Bobcat diesel engine. A Z-Bar boom linkage improves over the

How to Drive Timber Piles into Ground? [PDF]

The Constructor

Timber piles are used extensively for compaction of soils and for supporting and protecting waterfront structures. The choice of use of timber piles. How To Guide Pile Foundation Work Procedures

Will This Software Change the Home Building Process?

Pro Builder

Will This Software Change the Home Building Process? cbroderick. Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:36. A 22-year-old has big goals to change the future of home building, and he may be on to something.

Custom-Engineered Metal Buildings Provide Safety and Success

BD+C

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

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

Eichler Homes: Trademark in Architecture, Neighborhood Integration

Pro Builder

Eichler Homes: Trademark in Architecture, Neighborhood Integration. cbroderick. Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:56. Eichlers have a signature mid-century look: flat or low gabled roofs, horizontal forms, plenty of windows for natural light.

Daily progress reports in construction: Cutting down on the admin work

Lets Build

What is a daily progress report in construction? Every day is a new day in a construction site and those who are involved need to be kept in the loop of what has occurred. One of the easiest ways to do that is by filing a daily progress report.

Krank Platform Allows Self-Hosting Auctions

Construction Equipment

Krank online auction feature allows companies to host their own auctions and sell equipment online. The secure system allows users to create their own private marketplaces, choosing who can participate in the auction agreeing on terms, with no commission or fees for buyer or seller, according to

What Do the Colors of Construction Helmets Mean?

Work Gearz

Construction sites pose a major threat for the workers, be it small injuries or be fatal ones. Workers need safety guards to protect themselves from the pending hazards. And when it comes to protecting the head, one needs to be even more cautious!

How to design Formwork?

The Constructor

What is the procedure of designing the formwork? The post How to design Formwork? appeared first on The Constructor

Builders Bear the Brunt of US-Canada Wood Trade Dispute

Pro Builder

Builders Bear the Brunt of US-Canada Wood Trade Dispute. cbroderick. Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:24. Amid the pandemic, many lumber mills in the Pacific Northwest temporarily closed up shop.

Vegas-LA High-Speed Rail Line Can Use Interstate 15 Right-of-Way

ENR Construction

Caltrans enters agreement with private entity XpressWest

Employment in the COVID-19 Era

Constructech

Unsurprisingly, employment in construction, like every other industry, has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. With millions of Americans signing onto the unemployment roll each week since March’s lockdown orders, good news has been slow in coming.

AEMSEN develops concept for sustainable urban living

BD+C

AEMSEN, a Rotterdam based architecture firm, has developed a sustainable, modular concept for urban living. .

Real Estate Survey Predicts Office Market Will Remain in Decline

ENR Construction

A recent survey by RCLCO reveals a real estate market in terrible shape, thanks to COVID-19, with one bright spot being an uptick in demand for industrial warehouse space

What is the best waterproofing application and materials in tunnel construction or even buildings below the ground?

The Constructor

There are two waterproofing specification suggested. The cementitious and the polyurethane one. I am afraid because the application is too costly

StructionSite Unveils SmartTrack for Automated Production Tracking of Framing and Drywall

Construction Junkie

StructionSite’s SmartTrack Progress Tracking, courtesy of StructionSite. For project management, it’s my personal belief that one of the most valuable pieces of software a company can purchase is a quality photo documentation software.

Explain the construction of IPS flooring?

The Constructor

Explain the construction of IPS flooring? The post Explain the construction of IPS flooring? appeared first on The Constructor

Types of Walls used in Building Construction

Construction Cost Estimating

Wall is an auxiliary component which partitions the space (room) into two spaces (rooms) and furthermore gives security and a safe house. For the most part, the walls are separated as two sorts: external walls and inward walls.

How to treat the under design poured concrete on shearwall?

The Constructor

How to treat the under design poured concrete on shearwall? example: the designed strength of concrete (f’c) must be 7000 psi however it was

Different Between Clamp Burning and Kiln Burning | What Is Clamp Burning | What IS Kiln Burning

CivilJungle

What Is Clamp Burning? A typical clamp is shown below figure The bricks and fuel are placed in alternate layers. The amount of fuel is reduced successively in the top layers. Clamp Burning. Each brick tier consists of 4–5 layers of bricks.

when to reject ready mixed concrete on-site according to its strengths?

The Constructor

when to reject ready mixed concrete on-site according to its strengths? such as: 5000 psi – 10000psi Is slump test can be enough basis?

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Creating 'Healthy Buildings' Through Air Filtration, Ventilation

Pro Builder

Creating 'Healthy Buildings' Through Air Filtration, Ventilation. cbroderick. Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:45.

What are the functions of Arches and Lintels?

The Constructor

What are the functions of Arches and lintels? Give relative merits and demerits of lintel over arches? The post What are the functions of Arches and

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Interest-Only Loans Risky for Most Homebuyers

Pro Builder

Interest-Only Loans Risky for Most Homebuyers. cbroderick. Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:05. Some experts say that although interest-only loans may seem appealing to borrowers, there is only a small percentage of homebuyers that could use this type of loan, according to CNBC.

What is the difference between Arch and Lintel?

The Constructor

What is the difference between Arch and Lintel? The post What is the difference between Arch and Lintel? appeared first on The Constructor

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7 must reads for the AEC industry today: July 7, 2020

BD+C

Construction industry adds 158,000 workers in June but infrastructure jobs decline (AGC) . Gains in June are concentrated in homebuilding as state and local governments postpone or cancel roads and other projects in face of looming budget deficits

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Which is best material for G+12 building, RCC or Composite of RCC & Steel?

The Constructor

Which is effective in terms of costing for G+12 building – RCC or Composite (RCC+Steel)? The post Which is best material for G+12 building