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PERI Prints An Entire Building.

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A New Drone-based System to Assess Aging Infrastructure Projects

The Constructor

Canada-based infrastructure technology company, Niricson, has developed a unique drone-based data collection and damage-assessment system to inspect.

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Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation

Business Facilities

A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states. Read: Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation at BusinessFacilities.com.

Trimble Studies Show Machine Tech Results

Construction Equipment

Trimble side-by-side evaluations of excavator operators using conventional as well as guided methods of trenching produced data showing just how effective machine control can be. Two tests were held, one during a training session at the company’s Dayton, Ohio, headquarters, and the other on a

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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.

Outrigger Structural System for High-Rise Building: All You Need to Know

The Constructor

Outriggers are interior lateral structural systems provided to improve the overturning stiffness and strength of high-rise buildings. It is a lateral. Exclusive High-rise structural systems Structural Engineering

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Facilities Total Cost of Ownership Management and Best Value Stewardship 2021

Job Order Contracting

Facilities Total Cost of Ownership Management and Best Value Stewardship 2021 provides an introduction to readily available holistic solutions for any organization.

How to Dispose of and Recycle PPE

Construction Equipment

There is good news for fleets that care about safe disposal of PPE and the environment. With the Covid-19 threat ongoing, an estimated 129 billion face masks and 65 billion plastic gloves are being produced every month. Although PPE has become indispensable to keep businesses and fleets operating

BIG designs Hyperloop Certification Center for Virgin Hyperloop

BD+C

BIG is designing the Hyperloop Certification Center (HCC) on an 800-acre site in West Virginia. The HCC is the next milestone to demonstrate the operation of the Hyperloop system as a commercial product.

Goodfellow Bros. Scores Commemorative Cat Dozer

Construction Equipment

Goodfellow Bros., a longstanding Caterpillar customer, received one of three commemorative Cat D6 XE dozers, an electric unit specially decorated to celebrate Caterpillar’s production of 175,000 medium high-drive dozers. The contractor will use the dozer to help it celebrate its own milestone: 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.

Milwaukee Pipeline Ep 3 and 4 Recap: Lighting, PPE, and Cutting

Construction Junkie

new Milwaukee M18 Fuel Sawzall (courtesy of Milwaukee Tool). Milwaukee Pipeline, the red tool brand’s virtual product release event, is officially over for 2020. Airing 4 total episodes, Pipeline highlighted many new tool offerings that the company will release over the next several months.

Researchers to Design Task-ID’ing Exoskeleton

Construction Equipment

LSU and Rutgers University researchers are collaborating to develop an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to bring emerging robotic technologies, such as a wearable exoskeleton, to the construction industry that will save lives and time. According to an article in Plant Engineering

Machine Learning Takes a Crack at Facade Inspection

ENR Construction

Getting machine learning and artificial intelligence to work for construction is often a matter of finding where it would be most useful

CEO of Allen Engineering, J. Dewayne Allen, Dies

Construction Equipment

Dewayne Allen, CEO and chairman of Allen Engineering Corporation (AEC), passed away on November 15. A civil engineer by education, Allen worked on the construction of Interstate highways in Missouri and Illinois in the late 50s and early 60s. In 1964, Allen started Allen-Hardin, which was a

Pull-On Vs Lace-Up Work Boots: Which One to Wear?

Work Gearz

There has always been a debate around regarding the selection of safety footwear. A pair of work-boots, which is the appropriate pick for you, is just a matter of your style and convenience. Today we will witness a tug-of-war between Pull-on and Lace-up work-boots! Quite interesting!

Volvo CE Updates Dig Assist Machine Control

Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has updated its Dig Assist machine control application for excavators with new features designed to make it even faster and easier to create plans and put more information at operators’ fingertips. "It’s

Facility programming: The driving force behind healthcare design

The Korte Company

Form follows function. Architecture’s most recognizable axiom first appeared in an article written by Louis Sullivan in 1896. Five years prior, a Sullivan-designed structure widely considered to be illustrative of the famous phrase rose ten stories above Seventh and Chestnut streets in downtown St.

4 Tips for Consistent Branding That Works

A David Creation

When your leads are strong and steady, it’s a good time to think about how your contracting business can pick up more market share. So, how do you do it? Let’s Talk Branding.

Why Design-Builders are essential to Planned Unit Development projects

The Korte Company

Chances are, anyone who’s built in a growing community knows that some local authorities approach new development more thoughtfully than before. Building codes are modernizing. New rules are written. You can’t just plop a building on the dirt.

Women of Asphalt Launches 8 Branches

Construction Equipment

In an effort to meet and engage women where they live and work, Women of Asphalt (WofA) has officially launched eight state branches. These WofA branches will allow women in the asphalt industry to network with women near them and tackle state-specific concerns and issues, all while continuing to

Autodesk Expands Construction Cloud, Releases Build, Quantify and BIM Collaborate at AU2020

ENR Construction

At its first all-virtual Autodesk University conference, software vendor Autodesk announced three new construction cloud products, a partnership for electrical design and a new digital twin offering for owners and operators

Tritium Unveils Platform for Scalable EV Charging Networks

Construction Equipment

Tritium, a maker of DC fast-charging technology for electric vehicles (EVs), has unveiled a platform to enable scalable electric vehicle charging networks. The MSC (Modular Scalable Charging) hardware platform provides customers with the flexibility to increase the power level of their charger as

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Home Builder Confidence Reaches New High

Pro Builder

Home Builder Confidence Reaches New High. cbroderick. Wed, 11/18/2020 - 10:32. Home builder confidence reached new heights yet again this month. For the third time in three months, builder confidence in the single-family home sector hit an all-time high.

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Deere Upgrades L Series Backhoe Loaders

Construction Equipment

L Series Deere backhoe loaders have been upgraded. Models in the series include the 310L, 310SL, 315SL, 310SL HL, and 410L. These backhoe loaders now have a 4.5L John Deere PowerTech EWL diesel engine that has more power, torque, and reliability. The Tier 4-F engine provides more horsepower no

Architecture billings remained stalled in October

BD+C

While architectural billings failed to show much progress during October, signs of improving business conditions at firms have emerged, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA

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International Next-Gen HX Heavy Truck

Construction Equipment

The HX, International Truck’s premium vocational model, is going into next-generation form with new composite hoods and a larger steel cab featuring interior refinements. International executives say the revised HX, for heavy extreme, is aimed at primarily at the construction market. They also say

Organized Labor Counts on Strong Support From New Administration

ENR Construction

The pending PRO Act, which boosts pro-labor actions, was specifically cited by several construction unions when endorsing Joe Biden for president

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Parking In India | What Is Parking | Parking Statistics | Types of Car Parking | How to Park a Car Perpendicular | Types of Parking Spaces

CivilJungle

Introduction of Parking in India . Concerning the population, India stands 2nd in the world.

Biden Climate Goals Will Boost Renewable Energy, but Fossil Fuel Still Has Life

ENR Construction

Incoming administration plans to rejoin Paris Climate Agreement, which will require a heavy lift for the energy sector

Civil Construction Confidence During COVID-19

Constructech

In what may go down in history as the “COVID Era,” construction has been designated as an essential business in most of the United States.

Canada Construction Shows Post-COVID Resurgence, But Not Everywhere

ENR Construction

Ontario and Quebec infrastructure lead country in industry activity, says Procore statistics, while Alberta and British Columbia recovery is slowed by changed energy sector economics

New Straw Bale Home Helps Educate People About Climate Issues

Natural Building

Kathleen Draper, a climate change activist has constructed a 1,500-square-foot, three-bedroom straw bale home that she said will help reduce global warming and keep her comfortable in the harshest New York winter. “I

Risk Alert: The Construction Market Will Shrink In The Year Ahead

ENR Construction

I hear from people who argue that I’m being too negative about the future, that real construction market recovery is just around the corner

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