Mon.Jul 27, 2020

Biggest OSHA fines of Q2 2020

Construction Dive

Despite the pandemic, OSHA is still focusing on other jobsite dangers, including fall issues at a Florida roofing company that's been cited 12 times in the last few years

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3 Tips On How To Find The Perfect Commercial Construction Contractor… And Be A Great Construction Client

Commercial Construction

Earlier this spring, I had the opportunity to talk with Restaurant Development + Design Magazine for an article on “How to Find the Perfect Construction Partner” that just published in the July/August issue.

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Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Mike Grundmann, VEDP

Business Facilities

Mike Grundmann, Senior Vice President, Talent Solutions, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, discusses workforce development, recruitment and training, and the impact of COVID-19. Read: Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Mike Grundmann, VEDP at BusinessFacilities.com.

Arkansas neighborhood associations sue state, federal DOTs to stop $1B Little Rock project

Construction Dive

Construction on 30 Crossing is scheduled to start later this year or early 2021

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.

VW Opens Tradepoint Atlantic Vehicle Terminal At Port Of Baltimore

Business Facilities

The new terminal will import and process 120,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Lamborghini, and Bentley vehicles annually, create approximately 100 jobs. Read: VW Opens Tradepoint Atlantic Vehicle Terminal At Port Of Baltimore at BusinessFacilities.com.

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2021 Fleet Masters Nominations Now Open

Construction Equipment

AEMP and Construction Equipment have opened nominations for the 2021 Fleet Masters Awards. The annual awards recognize equipment professionals who go above and beyond in meeting the challenges inherent in cost-effective, efficient, and effective management of mixed fleets. The Fleet Masters status

What’s Next: Our Buildings

Constructech

A few years back, I attended NeoCon in Chicago and much of the discussion there was around how design was changing—particularly in offices and schools settings—to facilitate more collaboration. Such is the case in my school district.

New Home Sales Increase 14% from May to June

Pro Builder

New Home Sales Increase 14% from May to June. cbroderick. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 09:05. New home sales in June towered over the previous month’s numbers, with a 14% gain compared to May.

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Doubling Down on BIM

Constructech

Building Information Modeling or BIM for short, has become a staple in AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction), and facility management circles. So much so, the market is predicted to almost double in the next five years. According to research firm MarketsandMarkets , currently $4.5

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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.

Sany Inks Five Dealers

Construction Equipment

Sany America has announced five new dealers in the U.S. Northeast Heavy Metal (Sany New York) Based in Lockport, New York, just outside of Buffalo, Northeast Heavy Metal has partnered with Sany to provide excavators, wheel loaders, and other construction equipment. The dealership is the third Sany

What is Crazing Crack in Plaster?

The Constructor

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Why do Work Boots Hurt my Knees?

Work Gearz

It’s one of your routine days at work site and suddenly your knee starts hurting. The first thought that comes to your mind is that an internal injury might be responsible for the pain. But in reality, it can be your work boots that are accountable for all the discomfort and pain.

5 Tips to Streamline Construction Projects during the Pandemic

The Constructor

The ongoing pandemic has impacted almost every industry of our capitalist economy, ranging from retail and tourism to finance and automobile. Construction Engineering & Management Digital tools Tips

5 Ways Builders Can Connect and Re-connect With Customers and Prospects

Pro Builder

5 Ways Builders Can Connect and Re-connect With Customers and Prospects. mbeirne. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 06:00. Human connection has taken a front seat as we all distanced ourselves from friends, family, work, and daily life.

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What is Crazing Track in Plaster?

The Constructor

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Travelers Insurance Wants to Pay You to Use Procore

Construction Junkie

courtesy of Procore. For years, I’ve been saying that using a cloud-based project management software should be a no-brainer for any construction company. Having all relevant documents available at your fingertips is invaluable to running and properly documenting a project.

What are the best skill-based courses for a graduate engineer to be employable?

The Constructor

Thousands of engineering graduates from Indian universities are not employable as the education they receive is short of employable skills. What are

Putting 'home' at the heart of affordable housing

BD+C

“I believe that one can never leave home,” writes Maya Angelou, “I believe that one carries the shadows, the dreams, the fears and dragons of home under one’s skin, at the extreme corners of one’s eyes and possibly in the gristle of the earlobe.”. Home is a powerful thing.

How to Use Blasting for Deep Compaction of Soil?

The Constructor

Blasting is an economical compaction method that can be applied for various soil types such as granular, silt, clay, loess, etc. Not only is the. Construction Engineering & Management Earthquake Engineering Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Ground Improvement Soil Engineering

The U.S. construction pipeline remains robust through the first half of 2020, despite pandemic

BD+C

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that at the close of the second quarter of 2020, the total U.S. hotel construction pipeline stands at 5,582 projects/687,801 rooms, down a mere 1% by projects and rooms, Year-Over-Year (YOY).

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Which PSC cement is best for roofing?

The Constructor

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IoT to the Rescue of Heavy Construction

Constructech

The COVID-19 pandemic is a worldwide issue and companies in various industries and nations are responding in different ways. Almost universal, however, is the understanding that bad things can happen and we all must prepare better than last time.

Why should curing not be done by ponding and polythene sheets?

The Constructor

Why should curing not be done by ponding and polythene sheets? The post Why should curing not be done by ponding and polythene sheets? appeared

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Senate GOP $1T COVID-19 Relief Proposal All But Omits Infrastructure

ENR Construction

Plan includes liability protection for employers, but no significant infrastructure funding

What Reinforcements are used in the Process of Prestressing?

The Constructor

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What Are the Legal Safeguards for Getting Back to Work?

Pro Builder

What Are the Legal Safeguards for Getting Back to Work? ibush. Mon, 07/27/2020 - 12:57. As builders and trade contractors start to get back on track following the impact of COVID-19 and its restrictions, there are legal concerns to consider. Mike Beirne, Senior Editor.

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What are the reasons of Building Collapse?

The Constructor

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Utility Executive's Nuclear Project Plea Deal May Strengthen Case Against Ex-CEO

ENR Construction

Misleading regulators and investors about the V.C. Summer project were among the allegations

What are the type of Cadding work in Wall and Roof?

The Constructor

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Methods used for Curing of Concrete

Construction Cost Estimating

Concrete needs to be cured. There are many different methods of curing. The selection of a specific method will rely on the idea of work and the climatic conditions. The accompanying methods of curing of concrete are commonly embraced. Shading concrete work 2.

What is China mosaic? What is benefit of China mosaic?

The Constructor

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Updated Energy Plus and OpenStudio building energy modeling tools released

BD+C

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and National Laboratories released updated versions of open-source, whole-building energy modeling tools: the EnergyPlus engine and the OpenStudio software development kit and graphical application. EnergyPlus 9.3.0