Wed.Feb 17, 2021

Why Cybersecurity Matters in Construction — Part 1 of 2

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Read a real-world example of a construction contractor’s experience with a cyber attack and the steps it took to thwart the next attempt. Construction Technology/News

AIDT, Hyundai Team Up For Revolutionary Job Training

Business Facilities

The unique job-training initiative uses virtual reality simulation to train and certify employees on critical, in-demand skills. Read: AIDT, Hyundai Team Up For Revolutionary Job Training at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Preparing Independent Government Estimates – IGEs , IGCEs

Job Order Contracting

Preparing Independent Government Estimates – IGEs is fundamental to achieving best value outcomes. Unfortunately, the process is largely done inappropriately and without cost transparency or visibility, and rarely is verifiable.

Celigo Establishing Indiana Operations, Creating 150 Jobs

Business Facilities

The Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) provider will invest nearly $1.2 million to establish its third major North American location in Indianapolis. Read: Celigo Establishing Indiana Operations, Creating 150 Jobs 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.

Electric Pickup Chassis to Compete in Desert Race

Construction Equipment

Lordstown Motors, a creator of electric light duty trucks focused on the commercial fleet market, has entered the Endurance Beta skateboard chassis in the 2021 SCORE International San Felipe 250, part of the SCORE World Desert Championship race series. The 290-mile single loop race will start and

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Why I Never Shy Away From Using Photos In Proposal Resumes

Help Everybody Everyday

There is an age-old debate about whether you should include photos of staff members in their resumes. You see, someone could look at the photo and decide (just by their appearance) that they do not want to work with that person. And your firm could lose a valuable contract as a result.

Reliable Construction Cost Data – Public Sector Financial Stewardship

Job Order Contracting

To use public funds effectively, the government must employ effective management practices and processes, including the measurement of data.

Best practices for streetscape design that cultivates community

BD+C

Volvo EW200E Material Handler

Construction Equipment

Volvo’s EW200E material handler has a 48,500-pound operating weight and is powered by a Volvo D6J 6-liter, 173-horsepower Tier 4-F engine. Auto idle and auto engine shutdown help reduce fuel consumption, and ECO mode is available to increase fuel efficiency. The material handler excavator features

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.

PCL Construction introduces The PURE Portal for quickly sanitizing surfaces

BD+C

PCL Construction has partnered with Far-UV Sterilray to create a sanitizing solution that enhances cleaning protocols and removes the burden of manual sterilization. The PURE Portal module uses FAR-UV light technology to deactivate COVID-19 in only two seconds within six inches of the surface.

Daimler Truck Names New President/CEO

Construction Equipment

John O’Leary will take over as president/CEO of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) on April 1. He will oversee brands such as Freightliner, Western Star, and Detroit Diesel. He replaces Roger Nielsen, who will retire at the end of April. O’Leary started at DTNA for Freightliner in 2000, after

Can I Get a Pump Bump from Work Boots?

Work Gearz

Many times you might have heard people complaining about discomfort or pain as a result of their safety footwear. Leave others, have you noticed a bony enlargement lately at the back of your foot? Is it because of the prolonged use of your safety work boots?

Association Officials Call for Tariff Removal on Key Materials to Provide Immediate Relief for Hard-Hit Contractors

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Can You Wear a Hat Under a Hard Hat?

Work Gearz

Wearing a hard hat can be hot, or cold, and construction workers often ask can you wear a hat under a hard hat. The answer is YES, you can wear a hat under a hard hat, as long as the hard hat is designed for this.

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ARA Predicts Positive Growth for 2021 and Beyond

Construction Equipment

For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic adversely impacted the equipment and event rental industry last year, the latest ARA forecast calls for more positive growth in 2021 and beyond. The previous forecast, released on Nov. 12, projected a modest uptick of 0.3 percent in equipment and event

Phillips & Jordan Wins New Florida Everglades Restoration Contract

ENR Construction

Contractor will build a 6,000-acre wetland to treat water discharged from reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee, in $179M lump-sum award

Haulotte Redesigns Service Contracts

Construction Equipment

Haulotte has repackaged its service contracts to address each specific needs. By delegating the maintenance operations to Haulotte Service experts, customers are able to better focus on their business. The warranty extension contract enhances profitability up to five years, according to the

Maine Firm Is Set to Deploy Second Tidal River Power System in Alaska

ENR Construction

Fabricators for Ocean Renewable Power Co. take lessons from predecessor system operating 240 miles south or Anchorage since October 2019

How Does Case TV450B CTL Perform?

Construction Equipment

The 90-horsepower TV450B is the largest compact track loader offered by Case Construction Equipment and has sold well since its debut at World of Concrete last year. Case cites its 8-inch multifunction LCD screen, rearview camera, and speed- and response-selectable electro-hydraulic (E-H) controls

Construction of New Tech High Schools

Wolgast Corporation

According to the New York Times, the majority of high school dropouts leave school because they don’t like it or weren’t interested in the classes. A newer curriculum, New Tech, is trying to target those disinterested students, while still reaching those who are already college bound.

Soaring prices and delivery delays for lumber, steel, and other inputs squeeze finances for construction firms already burdened by pandemic

BD+C

Phillips & Jordan Wins New Florida Everglades Restoration Contract

ENR Construction

Contractor will build a 6,000-acre wetland to treat water discharged from reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee, in $179M lump-sum award

Everything as a Service?

Constructech

The cloud and its many applications have changed the way businesses approach doing business. It has also added many new “as a Service” terms to the digital vocabulary such as SaaS (Software as a Service) or PaaS (Platform as a Service).

Kiewit Begins Replacing Virgin River Bridge No. 1 on I-15 in Arizona

ENR Construction

The agency has divided the $56-million project into multiple phases, with final completion scheduled for May 2024

Construction on international sports venues is ripe for corruption

BD+C

The construction of international sports venues creates an environment that is perfectly suited for corruption, according to a new study published by Engineers Against Poverty.

FTA Announcement Gives Momentum To Hudson Tunnel Program

ENR Construction

Change in funding rule under previous Administration gives boost to $11B program

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Civil Engineering Software | List of Civil Engineering Software | List of Engineering Software

CivilJungle

Introduction of Civil Engineer Software: There is multifarious software accessible which are utilized in Civil Engineering. The Civil Engineering Softwares are surging manifold day by day. Here could be a list of SOFTWARE which are outrageously employed by many Civil Engineers all round the world.

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Biden Administration Adds New Climate Objective for INFRA Grants

ENR Construction

Competitive grant program has $889 million available in latest funding round

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Designing the COVID Transformed Kitchen of 2021

Pro Builder

Designing the COVID Transformed Kitchen of 2021. cbroderick. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 08:38. Two award-winning designers created the “ideal” 2021 kitchen for IBSx, fitting it with dynamic storage solutions and innovative appliances in a practical floor plan.

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Spandrel Beam Definition | Properties of Spandrel Beam | Advantages & Disadvantages of Spandrel Beam | Uses of Spandrel Beam | Spandrel Beam Design

CivilJungle

Spandrel Beam Definition-. In concrete as well as steel construction , spandrel beams are load-bearing beams which attach to just the support columns along the circumference of the structure.

No Metro Immune From Single-Family Price Gains, Says NAR

Pro Builder

No Metro Immune From Single-Family Price Gains, Says NAR. cbroderick. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 08:44. Single-family home prices continued their strong upward trend last quarter, with a large majority seeing double-digit increases, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Hoffman Construction Reports Hack Of Self-Insured Health Plan Data

ENR Construction

Power Engineers had previously also reported a cybersecurity breach