Fri.Apr 02, 2021

Sprinkler Irrigation System – Its Working, Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

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What is Sprinkler Irrigation System The sprinkler water system is a technique for applying water system water like regular precipitation (in the form of drops). Water is conveyed through an arrangement of lines, typically by pumping.

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The Ugly Truth About Doing Your Construction Company Payroll

Contractor Bookkeeping

Still Doing Your Payroll? At face value, it seems like a great idea. If you're a small construction business owner with just a few employees, you probably think hiring a payroll specialist is an expense that you can avoid. You feel that you can handle it yourself.

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What Is Standard Size of Brick In India?

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Bricks are one of the most utilized and essential building construction materials. The standard size of brick is used to construct a masonry wall that is relatively durable and strong … What Is Standard Size of Brick In India? Read More ».

Caterpillar 815 Soil Compactor

Construction Equipment

The Cat 815 soil compactor features technology upgrades to help increase productivity and efficiency, so more area is compacted in less time on large earthworks projects, the company says. New machine designs and revised service groupings combine to cut maintenance costs up to 9 percent. With all

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

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

12 Types of Construction Equipment and How They’re Used

Civil Lead

Modern Construction Equipment When talking about modern construction equipment, the first things that come to mind are backhoes or excavators. Read more. Construction Planning & Management Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Heavy Equipment

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Porch Perfect: Design Tips for the Coveted Outdoor Space

Pro Builder

Porch Perfect: Design Tips for the Coveted Outdoor Space. cbroderick. Fri, 04/02/2021 - 09:27. Porches are big selling points in today’s market as more Americans desire outdoor living spaces.

JLG 450AJ HC3 Articulating Boom Lift

Construction Equipment

JLG 450AJ HC3 boom lift has been added the Hi-Capacity line. The JLG 450AJ HC3 articulating boom lift has a 45-foot platform height and 25 feet of horizontal outreach. It has three capacity zones—660, 750, and 1,000 pounds—that allow it to carry up to three occupants and tools to height in every

Housing Costs are the Top Financial Concern for Older Millennials

Pro Builder

Housing Costs are the Top Financial Concern for Older Millennials. cbroderick. Fri, 04/02/2021 - 09:19. The oldest Millennials are turning 40 this year and affordable housing remains a top concern for many in this generation.

AEMP Elects 2021-2022 Board of Directors

Construction Equipment

AEMP has elected its 2021-2022 Board of Directors officers and members. Each year, AEMP members elect industry experts from various fleet-intensive organizations to govern the Association. The new Board of Directors were sworn in recently during its March Board meeting, held virtually because of

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.

Construction Jobs Jump by 110,000 in March

ENR Construction

All construction sectors gain, but economists see material price spikes and other risk factors ahead

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RC Structures Fined in Trench Deaths

Construction Equipment

RC Structures will pay $135,612 in penalties stemming from the collapse of an approximately 30-foot deep trench in Oyster Bay that led to the deaths of two workers, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. RC Structures is a superstructure, foundation, and concrete company

Buyers of All Ages Prefer New Homes

Pro Builder

Buyers of All Ages Prefer New Homes. cbroderick. Fri, 04/02/2021 - 09:08. In an ideal world, 60% of homebuyers would purchase a new home, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ What Home Buyers Really Want, 2021 survey.

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Under 40 In Construction: AJ & Alicia Brentzel

Construction Equipment

Construction Equipment congratulates AJ Brentzel, one of the founders of Brex Enterprises based in Irwin, Pennsylvania. He is an Under 40 in Construction Equipment award winner. Him and his wife Alicia, also a Brex founder, sat down to chat about how Brex came to be, future goals, and tips for

Editorial: How to Pass a True Infrastructure Bill

ENR Construction

A substantial part of the Biden infrastructure plan would direct money elsewhere

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Nonresidential construction spending down 1.3% in February, says ABC

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Hobbit-like Home in Vermont

Natural Building

The ‘The Hill’ in Middleton Springs, Vermont is fantasy architecture on 12 lovely green acres. This unique 1100 sq. home was a design/build project completed in 2018. This earth-sheltered, Hobbit-like home is filled with antiques and special touches that will transport you away.

Climbing Mortgage Rates Add $33,000 to Average Loan

Pro Builder

Climbing Mortgage Rates Add $33,000 to Average Loan. cbroderick. Fri, 04/02/2021 - 09:35. The recent rise in mortgage rates are adding more stress to buyers who are struggling with high home prices.

250-unit rental building opens in Brooklyn

BD+C

The Lois, an eight-story, 250-unit residential building, has opened on the border of Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and East Flatbush in Brooklyn. The building features a mix of middle-income and market rate residences from studios to three bedrooms as well as 6,000 sf of ground floor retail

What Is Isolated Foundation | Types of Isolated Foundations | Shape of Isolated Foundations | Design of Isolated Foundation | Advantage & Disadvantageof Isolated Foundation

CivilJungle

What Is Isolated Foundation?

Housing Economists Weigh in on Biden’s Housing Plan

Pro Builder

Housing Economists Weigh in on Biden’s Housing Plan. cbroderick. Fri, 04/02/2021 - 09:15. President Biden’s recently unveiled $2 trillion infrastructure plan will set aside $213 billion for affordable housing.

Intl. Code Council’s new development system could be a brake on building decarbonization

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The International Code Council (ICC) stripped the rights of local governments to vote on provisions of new versions of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC

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What Is Isolated Foundation | Types of Isolated Foundations | Shape of Isolated Foundations | Design of Isolated Foundation | Advantage & Disadvantageof Isolated Foundation

CivilJungle

What Is Isolated Foundation?

How to Pass a True Infrastructure Bill

ENR Construction

A substantial part of the Biden infrastructure plan would direct money elsewhere

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Rogue RVT Links in your Project

Revit OpEd

If you've found rogue RVT links in your model it might be Transfer Project Standards (TPS) and View Templates to blame. When you need a View Template from that other project you're working on you run the risk of adding RVT links to the project's database. You'll find them listed in the Manage Links dialog but if you try to reload them Revit will tell you there aren't any instances placed. This happens when a View Template manages overrides to those linked RVT files in "that other" project.

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