Fri.Oct 11, 2019

Waterstops for Waterproofing of Construction Joints

The Constructor

Waterstops or waterbars are premanufactured joint filler used to prevent the transmission of water through the construction joint. Waterstops are.

Report Outlines Benefits of Adopting the International Plumbing Code

Contractor Magazine

Findings show that over 12 years counties that used the IPC saved $38 billion in construction costs and saw an additional 166,000 jobs

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Spending on Construction Equipment Grows 14 Percent: Report

Construction Equipment

Investment in construction equipment grew at an annualized rate of 14 percent in the second quarter, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation. Investment is up 5.3 percent year-over-year, and is expected to be between 0 and 7 percent over the next four quarters. The report is a Q4

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PMI Says Proposed Revisions to Lead and Copper Rule ‘An Important Step Forward’

Contractor Magazine

The revisions were announced yesterday by EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler


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.

Deere Adds Own Mechanical Angle Blade for Big Dozers

Construction Equipment

John Deere now manufactures the mechanical angle blade for the 950K and 1050K crawler dozers. The John Deere-designed mechanical angle blade can be manually angled side to side, and is designed for a variety of jobs, including backfilling, rough grading, and general earthmoving. The three-position

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SMPS report tracks how AEC firms are utilizing marketing technology tools


The intersection of strategy, marketing, and technology, commonly known as MarTech, is penetrating the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industries.

Top Reasons Why Contractors Have A Hard Time Loaning From The Bank

Contractor Bookkeeping

Contractors want money; banks want to lend money, what's the problem? Think of all the times: You loaned money to a friend or relative. Provided labor and material for somebody's home or business without a deposit check. Did change order work that you never got paid for doing and never will.

Keith Mercurio Joins Radiant Plumbing & AC

Contractor Magazine

Former top trainer for Nexstar Network to spearhead enhanced training and recruiting efforts


Waterstops for Waterproofing

The Constructor

Waterstops or waterbars are premanufactured joint filler used to prevent the transmission of water through the construction joint. Waterstops are.

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

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

Report Available From Verizon Connect on Commercial Vehicle Safety

Contractor Magazine

The new report from Verizon Connect highlights public misperceptions around the level of danger posed by commercial drivers

STIHL Inc. Building Dedication Reinforces Commitment to Manufacturing in America

Green Industry Professionals

Expansion of STIHL facility includes new administration building, campus improvements and high-tech training facility

Report Available From Verizon Connect on Commercial Vehicle Safety; New Video Product Offered

Contractor Magazine

The new report highlights misperceptions around the level of danger posed by commercial drivers. Integrated video offering reduces harsh driving and disproves false accusations

Road Widener Offset Vibe Roller

Construction Equipment

The Offset Vibe Roller attaches to any machine via an SAE quick-connect coupling, requires only standard-flow hydraulics, and offers operation and vibration via remote control. It can roll stone, asphalt, RAP, and dirt, and the roller comes in 2-, 3-, and 4-foot widths. The offset feature allows

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California Supreme Court Rejects Environmental Challenges to Monterey Water Project

ENR Construction

The $330-Million Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project (MPWSP) took a step forward, as the California Supreme Court recently denied challenges to the sufficiency of the project's Environmental Impact Report (EIR)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS

Tandemloc AT14 Telescopic Spreader Beams

Construction Equipment

The AT14 Telescopic Spreader Beam series encompasses approximately 180 beams offering a wide range of minimum and maximum lengths in increments of just a few inches, the company says. Capacities vary from 2,000-pound WLL to 100,000 pounds with top rigging included. The AT14 line is made in the U.S


Some useful methods for estimating building works

Construction Cost Estimating

The following method are useful for working out various building quantities like earth work, foundation concrete, brickwork in plinth and super structure etc. a) Long wall – short wall method b) Centre line method. c) Partly centre line and short wall method.

CM Labs Motor Grader Simulator Training Pack

Construction Equipment

The Motor Grader Simulator Training Pack now includes an operator scoring feature. The version tracks all operating metrics during training exercises, and rolls them up into a single score that updates in real time. These metrics include cycle time, blade efficiency, number of blade contacts with


Third Generation Takes the Lead at Walker Manufacturing

Green Industry Professionals

Leadership changes announced at Walker Manufacturing


Rescuers Search For Missing After New Orleans Hotel Partial Collapse

ENR Construction

Two people remain unaccounted for following hotel project disaster


[PODCAST] E9: Just How Safe Are Commercial Drivers?

Green Industry Professionals

Contributing writer Sheena Ingle takes a look at the misperceptions everyday drivers have about commercial drivers with Kevin Aries of Verizon Connect

Type of Stair | Stairs Parts Names & Details


Type of Stair The stairs may be built with wood, concrete masonry, or cast iron. Wooden stairs are not safe because of the danger of fire. But they’re used in unimportant buildings to access small areas on the upper floors. Cast iron or steel stairs into the spiral forms were used generally to reduce the […]. Civil

132 Texas & Louisiana Construction Projects Vie For Regional Honors

ENR Construction

ENR Texas & Louisiana Best Projects competition represented work completed over the past year in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Judges ultimately selected 34 projects across 18 categories, including 17 Best Projects and 17 awards of merit

Product RECALL: Carrier- and Bryant-branded Heat Pumps

Contractor Magazine

The fan motor on the heat pumps can fail, causing the units to overheat, posing a fire hazard

LetsBuild in DCW 2019: Find us at Stand B40!

Lets Build

Digital Construction Week 2019 is just around the corner and at LetsBuild we are extremely proud to be a part of it. This year you can find us at Stand B40 and on October 16th you can even watch us live on the Tech stage at 13:45! Jason Ruddle, UK Managing Director at LetsBuild, will.


Green Industry Professionals

Couple celebrates love of Simplicity products with wedding celebration