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10 Construction Best Practices You Should Be Doing Right Now

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A brief look at 10 best practices that contractors should be looking at to modernize and stay relevant in this new age of construction. Construction Best Practices

NY State Opens $11.4M Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center

Business Facilities

Located on the Monroe Community College Downtown Campus, Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center focuses on technology training for jobs in advanced manufacturing, IT.


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What is Weathering Steel?

The Constructor

Weathering steels, also known by the trade name COR-TEN steels, are high-strength, low alloy steel with a carbon content of less than 0.2 percent by. Building Technology Guide


Los Angeles Tops EPA Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Business Facilities

District of Columbia, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas round out top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.

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.

Vast Underground City Found in Turkey

Natural Building

Archaeologists in southeastern Turkey have unearthed a vast underground city that was built almost 2,000 years ago and could have been home to up to 70,000 people. The subterranean complex may have been a space that early Christians used to escape Roman persecution.

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Monthly Construction Input Prices Increase in April

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction input prices increased 0.8% in April compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data. Nonresidential construction input prices rose 0.9% for the month.

4 Best Anti-Fatigue Work Boots

Work Gearz

Tired and aching feet are among the worse things that a tradesman may have to deal with at the end of a workday. And this can be even more problematic if your feet start protesting before you get to the end of the day.

University of Utah Building Team Finds an Innovative Structural Solution for a Difficult Site

ENR Construction

A tight site with weak soils requires crews to drive structural piles to support the university’s new mixed-use HELIX health care education building

Combat Boots Vs Hiking Boots: What’s the Difference?

Work Gearz

When examining the differences and similarities between combat boots and hiking boots, their names immediately indicate their specific characteristics. Combat boots are designed for use by members of the military while hiking boots have been created for hikers.

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.

OSHA Cites Colorado Contractor in Fatal Trench Collapse

ENR Construction

#113:  Waiving the Right to Arbitrate

NH Construction Law

“When a party who has agreed to arbitrate a dispute instead brings a lawsuit, the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) entitles the defendant to file an application to stay the litigation. See 9 U.S.C. § § 3. But defendants do not always seek that relief right away. Sometimes, they engage in months, or even years, of litigation—filing motions to dismiss, answering complaints, and discussing settlement—before deciding they would fare better in arbitration.

Rapid City Health Center Designed to Enhance Community Connections

ENR Construction

Groundbreaking design-build project will provide services for three Native American tribes under one roof

ProConnect Single Family, Powered by NAHB

Pro Builder

ProConnect Single Family, Powered by NAHB. ibush. Tue, 05/24/2022 - 12:00. Image. . ProConnect Single Family brings leading home builders together with key product manufacturers and suppliers in the residential single-family industry. June 5-7, 2022.


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

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

Major Construction Imminent for SCDOT's $2B Carolina Crossroads Project

ENR Construction

A joint venture of Archer Western and United Infrastructure Group will lead construction of the first two phases of the project, the largest in SCDOT's history

Women in Residential Construction 2022

Pro Builder

Women in Residential Construction 2022. ibush. Tue, 05/24/2022 - 12:37. Image. . JOIN US FOR OUR 8TH ANNUAL WOMEN IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION EVENT. This event is hosted by the award-winning team at SGC Horizon, which publishes Pro Builder , Pro Remodeler , and Custom Builder. REGISTER TODAY ! .

$1.5B International Container Terminal Planned for St. Bernard Parish

ENR Construction

The Port of New Orleans is planning a second container terminal and distribution center along the Mississippi River

U40 Leadership Summit 2022—The Power of Innovation

Pro Builder

U40 Leadership Summit 2022—The Power of Innovation. ibush. Tue, 05/24/2022 - 13:59. Image.

Atwell Chosen 2022 Colorado Design Firm of the Year

ENR Construction

Regional offices of engineering firm expand their services to pursue more energy-related projects, including an emphasis on renewables

Hope Renovations Nonprofit Trains Women for Construction Careers

Pro Builder

Hope Renovations Nonprofit Trains Women for Construction Careers. ldeakins. Tue, 05/24/2022 - 10:38.

Morrison-Maierle Selected as 2022 Intermountain Design Firm of the Year

ENR Construction

Montana engineers focus on the client’s vision and community connections

The Housing Market Is Showing Early Signs of a Correction, Experts Say

Pro Builder

The Housing Market Is Showing Early Signs of a Correction, Experts Say. ldeakins. Tue, 05/24/2022 - 10:43. Record-high housing prices won't be the norm for much longer, according to market experts reporting a slowdown in nationwide home sales.

Vinci Will Build $580M Calgary Project To Avoid Epic Flood Repeat

ENR Construction

French contractor giant will build water diversion scheme to prevent repeat of 2013 Canada city flood that caused more than $5B in damage and displaced 125,000 residents

3D Printed Homes Won’t Be Enough to Solve a Nationwide Inventory Shortage

Pro Builder

3D Printed Homes Won’t Be Enough to Solve a Nationwide Inventory Shortage. ldeakins. Tue, 05/24/2022 - 10:47. 3D printing technology is inching its way onto jobsites across the U.S., but its wider impact may not be as helpful for the housing industry as some suggest.

Boston Developers Praise City's First Planning Czar

ENR Construction

Arthur Jemison, Boston's first chief of planning, is also taking the reins of the Boston Planning and Development Agency

Incidents of Workplace Discrimination Doubled in 2020

Pro Builder

Incidents of Workplace Discrimination Doubled in 2020. ldeakins. Tue, 05/24/2022 - 11:00. The murder of George Floyd in May 2020 sparked a movement for racial justice and equality that traversed the globe, but it seems that the construction industry has yet to catch on.

Micheal Russell Named ENR Southeast's Legacy Award Winner

ENR Construction

The Fastest Rising Housing Markets of 2022

Pro Builder

The Fastest Rising Housing Markets of 2022. ldeakins. Tue, 05/24/2022 - 11:12. Home prices are up to record highs in nearly every regional market across the U.S., but some metros are seeing more growth than others. The median U.S.