Mon.Jan 13, 2020

3 Top Tips for Improving Specialist Subcontractors’ Project Quality

Surveyor

One of the greatest opportunities for contractors to improve the quality of projects rests with the data collected in the field. Construction Best Practices

Demographic Shifts Will Impact The Global Workplace By 2030

Business Facilities

New opportunities, challenges arise for global cities as 693 million boomers reach retirement age and 1.3 billion Gen Z enter workforce, according to Cushman & Wakefield study. Read: Demographic Shifts Will Impact The Global Workplace By 2030 at BusinessFacilities.com.

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USDOT launches interactive map to encourage opportunity zone investment

Construction Dive

The map highlights infrastructure and transportation improvements that can create greater access to the distressed areas, making them more attractive to investors

Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The Fortune 500 professional services firm will locate operations in the Sylvan Supply project at the former Madison Mill site in Nashville, adding 165 technology jobs. Read: Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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

Cold Weather Concreting: Guidance, and Strategies

The Constructor

Cold weather concreting is the process of placement, finishing, curing, and protection of concrete during cold weather, as per ACI 306.1. The cold. Concrete Technology Concrete Types in Construction How To Guide Tests on Concrete Winter Concreting

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Construction employment increases by 20,000 in December and 151,000 in 2019

BD+C

Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in December and by 151,000, or 2.0 percent, in all of 2019, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America

Two Projects Will Add Up To 80 Jobs In Lawrence County, AL

Business Facilities

CCI Manufacturing USA Corp. will invest $21.5 million to construct an advanced production facility and Progressive Pipe Fabricators has broken ground on a new 82,000-square-foot facility in Lawrence County. Read: Two Projects Will Add Up To 80 Jobs In Lawrence County, AL at BusinessFacilities.com.

Ontario Takes Action to Address Trade Shortage

cnstrctr

The Government of Ontario is taking action to attract more people to the skilled trades and employers to hire more apprentices. The province is facing a serious labour shortage which has the potential to get progressively worse.

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Construction Employment Increases by 20,000 in December

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in December and by 151,000, or 2.0 percent, in all of 2019, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Officials noted that its recent survey found three out of four contractors expect to keep adding workers in 2020, but even more

Construction Law Summit in Nashville: How to Claim an Invitation!

Best Practices Construction Law

I have been blogging for over 10 years now. I have spoken at construction and leadership conferences all over the country. Do you want to know my favorite place to speak? My favorite place to speak is wherever I am.

Mississippi Excavator Cited for Trench Violation

Construction Equipment

Advanced Construction & Development LLC faces nearly $80,000 in fines after an OSHA compliance officer reportedly saw employees working in a trench without proper shoring. The workers were installing a storm drainpipe in an excavation without cave-in protection, according to the Occupational

Kansas City is first in nation to offer free public transportation

BD+C

Kansas City, Missouri, will make bus rides free next year, becoming the first major metropolis in the U.S. to provide no-fare public transit. The move is an attempt to spur more economic activity by subsidizing mobility for residents.

Lawsuits follow last year's Google Seattle site crane collapse

Construction Dive

Families of two of the four deceased are suing crane owner Morrow Equipment, general contractor GLY Construction, Northwest Tower Crane Service, Omega Morgan and Seaburg Construction

Linked DWG Xref Overlay vs Attached Bug

Revit OpEd

Revit has long understood the difference between a DWG having an attached or overlay external reference (Xref). It uses the same logic for its own linking behavior for RVT files.

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Elon Musk’s Tunnel Company Seeks To Expand Its Reach in Las Vegas

ENR Construction

The $52.5-million project will link the existing Las Vegas Convention Center complex with the under-construction, 1.4-million-sq-ft West Hall

Henning Larsen designs all-timber neighborhood for Copenhagen

BD+C

Henning Larsen, in collaboration with biologists and environmental engineers from MOE, recently unveiled the new master plan for Fælledby i Vejlands Kvarter, a new neighborhood that will be Copenhagen’s first district to be built fully of wood.

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ENR New York's 2020 Top Young Professionals

ENR Construction

The next generation of leaders make contributions to the future of the construction industry and give back to their communities

What is a Protective System for Trenches?

Construction Equipment

Excavation and trenching are considered two of the most dangerous construction operations by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, and the governmental agency cites numerous contractors for infractions every month. Occasionally, a trench collapse claims the life of a worker. OSHA has

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Retirement Housing Gets Luxurious in Brooklyn

ENR Construction

The $330-million Watermark project is transforming an historic hotel into a senior living residence with elite amenities

New York and New England Industry News

ENR Construction

New York & New England Pulse

City Scoop: Buffalo

ENR Construction

Dodge data on projected 2020 construction starts in the Buffalo area

On the Scene: New York

ENR Construction

On the Scene: National Apprenticeship Day in New Jersey, more

City Scoop: Hartford

ENR Construction

Dodge data on projected 2020 construction starts in the area Hartford

New York and New England People

ENR Construction

Updates about construction professionals in the New York and New England regions