Mon.Nov 22, 2021

Construction Loans Are Increasing With More Availability

Pro Builder

Construction Loans Are Increasing With More Availability. ldeakins. Mon, 11/22/2021 - 09:46. Builders are finding improved conditions for construction credits as effective interest rates increase. .

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Shaping Social Strategies

Construction Business Owner

Shaping Social Strategies. Alex Headley. Mon, 11/22/2021 - 08:30. LinkedIn, once used only as a portal for jobseekers and employers, has become an indispensable marketing tool for business owners, including those in the construction industry, looking to differentiate themselves from the competition.

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2022 Predictions: AR and AI

Constructech

We are nearing the end of the year, which makes it a great opportunity to look to the year ahead. Thus, we are in the middle of a blog series , looking at predictions for 2022 and beyond.

5 Best Golf Pants for Work

Work Gearz

The first question that may arrive when considering golf pants for work is can you wear golf pants to work? Without a doubt, the answer is YES!

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Five Trends to Watch in Construction

Constructech

Construction: gear up for another strong year in 2022. Several factors are positioning the industry for big changes, even amid disruptive conditions, according to Deloitte , and there are five key trends—specifically for construction—to keep an eye on.

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Civiconcepts

What Is Square Footing? A square footing is one of the types of isolated footing used in building construction.

Should I Get D or EE Boots?

Work Gearz

For the uninformed, navigating boot sizes may be a perplexing jumble of numbers and letters. There are multiple boot sizing measurements in the US and Europe, as well as distinct sizing standards for men and women, and there is practically no genuine industry standard you can rely on. .

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City of Salem Police Station

ENR Construction

With multiple police departments housed in aging and undersized facilities across Salem, Ore., the city needed a new headquarters to bring 29 departments under one roof.

Should I Wear a Mask While Cutting Grass?

Work Gearz

Summer and spring are indeed wonderful with flowers blooming and trees with their full leaves. However, it is also a time when the grass in your lawn requires frequent attention. . Some people like me love the smell of freshly cut grass, however, for some, it becomes a nightmare.

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Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Lake Okeechobee Operating Shifts Set to Boost Everglades Flow

ENR Construction

New Corps lake system operating manual, replacing one in use since 2008, will improve water management, including better dry season Everglades flow and reduced algae blooms in rivers

Workers, Skills, Schedules

Constructech

The COVID-19 pandemic hit every industry hard, including construction. Although most construction work continued as an essential occupation, office workers and those who could work remotely were often sent home during the early days.

Corps Plans Lake Okeechobee Changes for Everglades Restoration, Combating Algae Blooms

ENR Construction

The new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual will replace guidelines in place since 2008

Building Better with Better Materials

Constructech

On Aug. 10, 2021, the U.S. Senate voted 69-30 to pass the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act ( H.R.

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

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

The Grand’s Building Blocks Make a Bold Statement

ENR Construction

When famed architect Frank Gehry agreed to design The Grand, a $1-billion, mixed-use complex in downtown Los Angeles, the construction team expected something unconventional

Office-To-Housing Conversions Offer a Potential Solution for Metro Areas Impacted by the Pandemic

Pro Builder

Office-To-Housing Conversions Offer a Potential Solution for Metro Areas Impacted by the Pandemic. ldeakins. Mon, 11/22/2021 - 09:49. Vacant office spaces could provide a housing solution to meet rising rental demand.

Appeals Court Punts on Whistleblower Suit Against AECOM

ENR Construction

Appellate judges in Nov. 19 ruling say lower court must reconsider whether former employee's fraud allegations against contractor on $1.9B Army contract were 'material' under the US False Claims Act

Kisawa Sanctuary in Mozambique

Natural Building

Kisawa Sanctuary is a new beach resort located on Benguerra Island, off the coast of southern Mozambique. “I I wanted the architecture guided by what we saw around us,” says Nina Flohr, referring to the waves of the Indian Ocean and the giant dunes that surround the property.

How iBuying Is Taking the Stress Out of Home Flipping

Pro Builder

How iBuying Is Taking the Stress Out of Home Flipping. ldeakins. Mon, 11/22/2021 - 09:33. Instant buyers are taking housing transactions virtual—and speeding them up in the process.

North Carolina Sees Investments In Food Processing, Manufacturing

Business Facilities

CCL Industries subsidiary CCL Label Inc. is set to construct a new manufacturing facility in Fuquay-Varina, NC. In a move that will bring significant new capital investment and 150 new full-time jobs to the community, the company will purchase a town-owned business park site consisting of 32.28

More Women Are Leaving the Construction Industry With Reports of Sexism

Pro Builder

More Women Are Leaving the Construction Industry With Reports of Sexism. ldeakins. Mon, 11/22/2021 - 09:38. How workplace discrimination is turning away a major segment of trade employees. In 2020, women accounted for only 10.9%

Hidden Creek Community Center

ENR Construction

As the first mass timber structure in the city of Hillsboro, Ore., the Hidden Creek Community Center reflects its wooded surroundings

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Adjust it. Hold it. Install it. By Yourself.

Pro Builder

Adjust it. Hold it. Install it. By Yourself. kcichowicz. Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:10. Working with heavy objects is a challenge especially when you work alone. The AirShim enables you to shift, plumb, level and align little and big objects like windows, doors, cabinets, and more for precise installations by yourself. It holds up to 300 lbs., slides into 3/32” spaces and expands up to 2 ½” high

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Award of Merit Specialty: Seattle Monorail Electrical Room Upgrades

ENR Construction

Installed in 1962 for Seattle’s World Fair, the city’s monorail electrical system at Seattle Center and Westlake Center stations was overdue for an upgrade

BMW Manufacturing Expands South Carolina Presence With Logistics Center

Business Facilities

BMW Manufacturing's $100 million investment will supplement its existing logistics operations in South Carolina, bolstering production. The post BMW Manufacturing Expands South Carolina Presence With Logistics Center appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

Court Punts on AECOM Former Unit Whistleblower Suit

ENR Construction

Appellate judges said lower court must reconsider whether former employee's fraud claims on $1.9B Army contract were 'material' under the US False Claims Act against the unit, which was sold in 2020

Appeals Court Punts on Whistleblower Suit Against AECOM Former Unit

ENR Construction

Appellate judges said lower court must reconsider whether former employee's fraud allegations on $1.9B Army contract were 'material' under the US False Claims Act against the unit, which was sold in 2020

ENR New York & New England People: November 2021

ENR Construction

Updates about construction professionals in New York, New Jersey and New England

Award of Merit Water/Environment; I-5 and SR 548 California Creek Fish Passage Project

ENR Construction

Time was on the side of the team building the California Creek Fish Passage Project, designed to replace the stream crossings beneath four separate roadways to better support the area’s fish and wildlife.

Best Government/Public Buidlign & Project of the Year Nominee: Willamette National Cemetery – Gravesite Expansion & Cemetery Improvements

ENR Construction

Situated on a hilltop with panoramic views of four iconic Northwest mountains, Willamette National Cemetery’s natural landscape both helped and hindered its phased expansion. The design-build project for the Dept.

Northwest Project of the Year: Mukilteo Ferry Terminal

ENR Construction

The first new terminal in 40 years for the Washington State Dept.

Award of Merit Airport/Transit: Sound Transit – Operations and Maintenance Facility East

ENR Construction

Despite design changes and a worldwide pandemic, work on Sound Transit’s operations and maintenance facility remained on track