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3 cost-free ways to handle late payments

Construction Dive

With 3.3 percent of total project costs attributed to handling late payments, subcontractors look to improve their cash-flow management

The nitty-gritty of new technology and marketing challenges

Construction Marketing Ideas

It’s been an interesting week. I’ve italicized interesting because the problems (and solutions) combine some expected and predictable issues, and some surprises, largely related to information technology and our network of websites, including this blog.

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Quick Setting Cement- Phenomenon, Uses and Disadvantages

The Constructor

It is one of the type of cements where the initially set in 5 mins and final set is achieved in 30 mins, which is used in the special conditions of. Cement Concrete Concrete Admixtures Concrete Admixtures Guide Concrete Crack Repair Concrete Types in Construction Tests on Cement

New NTSB report on FIU bridge collapse stops shy of naming a culprit

Construction Dive

The investigation has unveiled photos showing fissure-like cracks, but has still not named a probable cause of the deadly March collapse

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

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

Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named

Business Facilities Blog

Tokyo ranks #1 in World Innovation Cities Index ahead of London and Silicon Valley. Read: Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named at BusinessFacilities.com.

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PC Paddlers Participate in 10th Dragon Boat Festival

PC Construction Blog

On August 5, the PC Paddlers geared up and took to the waters of Lake Champlain for the annual Dragon Boat Festival, an event that brings together people young and old to support cancer survivors. All Community

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Sound advice on multifamily construction

BD+C

We asked four veteran acoustics experts how best to sound- proof apartment and condo projects. Here’s what they told us

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At least 39 dead in Italy bridge collapse, as public, government search for answers

Construction Dive

The finger-pointing has already begun, with the contractor and lack of bridge investment and maintenance included as targets

Silicon Valley is here. Get over it.

BD+C

AEC technophile Rohit Arora—who joined the design-build startup Katerra in April as a Product Excellence engineer—put his thoughts on AEC tech innovation quite bluntly at BD+C ’s Accelerate Live! conference this past May. But it needed to be said.

Judge Strikes Down Trump Suspension of Clean Water Rule

ENR Construction

The court action is the latest in a confusing maze around the controversial Obama-era WOTUS rule

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An elliptical office building goes with the flow in Boston

BD+C

121 Seaport, a 440,000-sf Class A office tower within Boston’s Innovative Seaport District, recently accepted its first tenant, with Alexion Pharmaceuticals leasing 150,000 square feet on floors three through eight.

Cavity Wall Construction – its Advantages, Disadvantages.

CivilSeek

In this article, you are going to learn that what is a cavity wall its advantages, disadvantages, and construction of cavity walls in details. So, Let’s start. What is Cavity Walls? Cavity walls are those which are constructed in that way that an empty space or cavity is left between the single wall. They are […]. The post Cavity Wall Construction – its Advantages, Disadvantages. appeared first on CivilGuides.

Quick Setting Cement- Phenomenon, Uses and Disadvantages

The Constructor

It is one of the type of cements where the initially set in 5 mins and final set is achieved in 30 mins, which is used in the special conditions of. Cement Concrete Concrete Admixtures Concrete Admixtures Guide Concrete Crack Repair Concrete Types in Construction Tests on Cement

Cannot Publish Coordinates

Revit OpEd

I've run into this with a couple clients recently, this warning message appears: Quirky work-around warning.

Construction Employment Rises in 45 States, D.C. from July 2017 to July 2018

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Forty-five states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between July 2017 and July 2018, while 29 states and D.C. added construction jobs between June and July, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department.

Green construction tips to make your facility environmentally friendly

The Korte Company

As climate science matures, the impact of built spaces on the environment has come under closer scrutiny. While juggling sustainability and profitability at the same time is a challenge, construction companies can help owners achieve both by implementing green construction principles.

Three Easy Ways for Contractors to Save Money on Home and Kitchen Design

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Mason Gregory. When designing a home, it can be very easy to allow the costs to mount up and to get out of hand. Contractor who need to save money can struggle to know where to cut back, so this article will give three top tips for easy ways to cut costs and to get great value for money. Estimating Tips And Tricks

Anti-graffiti coatings keep projects pristine

BD+C

Graffiti vandals cost cities millions of dollars in cleanup costs and can make attractive projects look unsightly. Sadly, graffiti vandalism is on the rise in the United States

Northwest Announces Best Projects Winners

ENR Construction

ENR Northwest is proud to announce the latest winners of its annual Best Projects awards competition

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Creating an identity for the New England Conservatory Student Life and Performance Center

BD+C

The New England Conservatory located in Boston, MA, honored its 150 th anniversary in 2017 with the opening of the Student Life and Performance Center, a building that needed to provide practice spaces, performance facilities, and student housing all under one roof.

Fujitsu Names Jeffrey Lane Regional Sales Manager, Carolinas

Constructor Magazine

Fujitsu General America, Inc., based in Fairfield, NJ, announces that Jeffrey Lane has been appointed to Regional Sales Manager in North and South Carolina. In that region, Lane is responsible for the support and expansion of Fujitsu Halcyon product

Zoning changes can be crucial to filling large, empty retail spaces

BD+C

With empty retail spaces becoming more prevalent in once-thriving shopping centers, property owners sometimes have to consider alternative uses for these spaces.

EGIA’s Cracking the Code Weekly Show “How to Handle Sticker Shock”

Constructor Magazine

What exactly do you do when a so-far cooperative customer sees the price and flips out

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Owens Corning® FOAMULAR® XPS solution brings game-changing solution to Mercedes-Benz Stadium

BD+C

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta opened in August of 2017 to great fanfare.

ASV Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Construction Equipment

ASV Holdings celebrated its 35th anniversary with an open house at its Grand Rapids, Minnesota, facility. The anniversary is a testament to everyone involved with ASV, from those who created the first Posi-Track loader to those who are still involved with this unique product,” CEO Andrew Rooke

Owens Corning® FOAMULAR® XPS solution brings game-changing solution to Mercedes-Benz Stadium

BD+C

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta opened in August of 2017 to great fanfare.

Kansas DOT Prepares to Fly First Drone out of Line of Sight

Construction Equipment

The Kansas Department of Transportation will begin the state’s first unmanned aircraft systems flights to participate in a new federal drone program. The program aims to further incorporate drones into the national airspace. KDOT will conduct its first flight of the program near Salina, flown by

Product roundup: AIA show wrap-up

BD+C

Transcend. Sunbrella

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NCCI Cites Smartphones as Potential On-the-Clock Crash Cause

Construction Equipment

The frequency for all claims in workers’ compensation steadily declined by 17.6 percent between 2011 and 2016, while frequency for car accidents on the job increased by 5 percent. According to data released by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, more than 40 percent of workers

Sound advice

BD+C

We asked four veteran acoustics experts how best to sound- proof apartment and condo projects. Here’s what they told us

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