Thu.Jan 27, 2022

State of the Construction Industry: January 2022 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

From vaccine mandates to new construction opportunities, these are some of the headlines we were following in January 2022. Construction Technology/News

Illinois Led U.S. Green Building Council’s Top 10 States For LEED In 2021

Business Facilities

Illinois once again topped the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) annual ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED in 2021, demonstrating leadership in green building. The post Illinois Led U.S.

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Eyebrow Window | Function, Installation, Location and Size

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What Is Eyebrow Window? Eyebrow window is a name suggest, as a shape of the window is long in a lengthwise direction and curved up in the top direction, means … Eyebrow Window | Function, Installation, Location and Size Read More ».

Boom Supersonic Chooses North Carolina For New Manufacturing Plant

Business Facilities

Boom Supersonic will manufacture its new supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture, at Piedmont Triad International Airport, creating more than 1,750 jobs. The post Boom Supersonic Chooses North Carolina For New Manufacturing Plant appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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.

Uncoupling Membranes for Tile Installation

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Installing an uncoupling membrane can avoid messy issues down the road with your tile or stone installation. Division 09 - Finishes All Posts

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Built to Rent Is Booming, But Operational Challenges Loom for This Overheated Housing Sector

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Built to Rent Is Booming, But Operational Challenges Loom for This Overheated Housing Sector. ldeakins. Thu, 01/27/2022 - 16:35. Don’t let the current hype about single-family B2R communities obscure the need to create long-term sustainability and asset value. Mark Wolf.

New Techs, New Training

Contractor Magazine

Warwick Mechanical uses cloud-based technology to coach new technicians as they troubleshoot problems on the jobsite. Technology

Homeownership Is Becoming the More Affordable Option in Most Housing Markets

Pro Builder

Homeownership Is Becoming the More Affordable Option in Most Housing Markets. ldeakins. Thu, 01/27/2022 - 10:20. Housing prices are high all around, but low mortgage rates, rising wages, and home-equity wealth are giving buyers an edge over renters.

4 Best Thick Socks for Work Boots

Work Gearz

If you don’t have the best work gear, your work performance will suffer, and this includes work apparel. For professionals involved in physically demanding labor, wearing the correct work boots is fundamental.

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.

Louisiana, Corps of Engineers Agree to $6B Coastal Protection Project

ENR Construction

The Morganza to the Gulf of Mexico plan calls for 98 miles of levees and other protections

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5 Best Gel Insoles for Work Boots

Work Gearz

If you are one of the many professionals that spend numerous hours on their feet at work, good insoles can be a solution to minimize or prevent lower back pain as well as hip pain, knee pain, and joint pain, and foot pain.

Extruded polystyrene in protected membrane roof assemblies

Construction Specifier

Photos courtesy Kingspan. By John Woestman. In roofing assemblies for low-slope concrete roof decks, protected membrane roofs set the bar for cost-savings, labor-efficiency, and roof life span among other advantages.

Can Rubber Gloves Be Composted?

Work Gearz

Rubber gloves are too good. They are comfortable, do not let the dirt touch your hand, easily mold to your palm shape, and feel good against your skin. They are one of the most used work gear. . And this brings us to the other side of the coin. What about the waste that these gloves leave behind?

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

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

Las Vegas-to-L.A. High-Speed Rail Construction Could Begin Next Year

ENR Construction

Owner Brightline West says it expects to announce contractors for the project sometime later this year

What is the Difference Between Slim Fit and Athletic Fit Pants?

Work Gearz

Once you enter the world of pants, you get a variety of options to choose from. Gone are the times when the choices were just limited to slim fit or straight fit. Now you can choose from a thousand options and sometimes even the combination of any two types.

Castle Delivering Veterans Village in North St. Louis

ENR Construction

Castle contracting delivers a village for homeless veterans in North St. Louis. The Wisconsin Center expansion breaks ground in Milwaukee and I-69 opens to traffic near Indianapolis

5 Best Work Boot Dryer

Work Gearz

If your work takes you outside, you probably have had to deal with wet work boots at some point, even if your boots are waterproof! This can be a fastidious problem if you’re used to letting them dry out naturally, you know, it takes time.

Louisiana, Corps Sign Agreement for $6B Coastal Protection Project

ENR Construction

The Morganza to the Gulf of Mexico plan calls for 98 miles of levees and other protections

8 Best Way to Lace Work Boots

Work Gearz

When lacing up your favorite pair of work boots, the question of a right way or better way to lace them up may cross your mind. . When lacing boots, right or wrong doesn’t exist. Your lacing style comes down to your personal preferences.

Jersey City, NJ Commits to $1B in Water Upgrades in New Federal Pact

ENR Construction

City will expand lead service line replacements and sewer improvements over the next decade in modifying its consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Sustainably Increasing the Homeownership Rate May Be More Difficult Than Ever Post-Pandemic

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Sustainably Increasing the Homeownership Rate May Be More Difficult Than Ever Post-Pandemic. ldeakins. Thu, 01/27/2022 - 10:24. The U.S. homeownership rate has stayed the same for half a century, but a housing-related fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic could change that.

Construction on Las Vegas to L.A. High-Speed Rail Line Could Begin Next Year

ENR Construction

Owner Brightline West says it expects to announce contractors for the project sometime later this year

Florida, Ohio Among the Nation's Most Overvalued Housing Markets

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Florida, Ohio Among the Nation's Most Overvalued Housing Markets. ldeakins. Thu, 01/27/2022 - 10:29. As more Americans migrate from major cities like New York and San Francisco, states like Florida, Ohio, and Idaho are seeing higher populations as well as much higher prices.

John Schaufelberger is ENR CA & NW's 2022 Legacy Award Winner

ENR Construction

John Schaufelberger, of the Department of Construction Management, at the University of Washington, receives ENR California & Northwest’s lifetime achievement award

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The Housing Market Is Safe From Stock Volatility, Experts Say

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The Housing Market Is Safe From Stock Volatility, Experts Say. ldeakins. Thu, 01/27/2022 - 10:33. The financial and crypto markets have been rising since a drop on Monday, but the housing market isn’t headed for a crash—at least not anytime soon.

Court Nixes Permit of Nearly Complete $6.2B Mountain Valley Pipeline

ENR Construction

Virginia-W. Virginia natural gas line, set to operate in summer, faces unclear delay as feds must reassess its water crossings in a national forest

Agriculture Dept. Awards $1B for Health Centers, Other Rural Facilities

ENR Construction

The U.S. of Agriculture has announced it is providing about $1.1 billion in loans and grants to help construct and upgrade rural community facilities in nearly every state

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Construction Economics for January 31, 2022

ENR Construction

ENR’s 20-city average cost indexes, wages and materials prices. Historical data and details for ENR’s 20 cities can be found at ENR.com/economics

Contractors Seek Out Latest Machines at World of Concrete

ENR Construction

After a few uncertain years and a truncated event in 2021, the World of Concrete trade show brought together tens of thousands of contractors and construction equipment gearheads in Las Vegas on Jan. 18 to 21

IIJA Rollout Picks Up More Steam

ENR Construction

As the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act moves into its third month on the books, the Biden administration is stepping up project spending

Pulse: Project News for the Week of January 31, 2022

ENR Construction

Project news from Dodge Data & Analytics

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