Mon.Apr 05, 2021

How Specialty Contractors Can Make Sense of Real-Time Construction Analytics

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How specialty contractors use real-time construction data and analytics to improve profitability and productivity in 2021. Construction Best Practices

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Creating 150 High Tech Jobs In Ireland

Business Facilities

Building on its long term commitment to the country, new jobs will be in the fields of R&D, cyber security, software development and cloud consulting. Read: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Creating 150 High Tech Jobs In Ireland at


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Plumbers Saving the Health of Texans

Contractor Magazine

Volunteers left their businesses and journeyed to Texas to restore running water to the elderly and under-resourced, disabled and uninsured residents. Plumbing

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Delhi Noida International Airport set to be India’s Greenest Airport

The Constructor

India is all set to begin the construction of its greenest airport on the outskirts of Greater Noida in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The Delhi Noida.

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

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

Help for Getting Home Appraisals to Reflect Rising Costs

Pro Builder

Help for Getting Home Appraisals to Reflect Rising Costs. mbeirne. Mon, 04/05/2021 - 09:10. NAHB Housing Policy Briefing | NAHB offers help for builders to get appraisals to reflect building materials' rising costs; the HMI shows builder confidence took a hit from concern about soaring costs.


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Build a Solid Supply Chain


Let’s talk about building a stronger supply chain in construction.

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Construction employment rebounds in March following February drop


Edmonton, Alberta: On The Short List For Global Players

Business Facilities

The Edmonton Metro region is an innovative hub of emerging growth sectors with a diverse and talented population creating opportunities for investment right now.?. Read: Edmonton, Alberta: On The Short List For Global Players at

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Sany Dev. Hydrogen Fuel Trucks

Construction Equipment

China-based construction company, Sany, is developing hydrogen fuel cell construction vehicles; two recent examples include a dump truck and a mixer truck, freshly rolled out of Sany’s intelligent flagship factory, according to Green Car Congress. The mixer truck is the first hydrogen power mixer

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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.

Link Mfg. Building High-Tech Manufacturing, Training Facility In Iowa

Business Facilities

Link's 50,000-square-foot expansion project sets the stage for continued growth in Sioux Center, IA and will help the company accommodate a new, broader product line. Read: Link Mfg. Building High-Tech Manufacturing, Training Facility In Iowa at

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10 Best Summer Work Pants for Men and Women

Work Gearz

Working in the summers can be absolutely menacing, especially if your work is outdoors. Imagine lifting heavy objects or walking from one place to another in the scorching heat in gear that is very uncomfortable.

Infrastructure: The American Jobs Plan


$2 trillion. By now, I am sure you have heard about President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which looks to create millions of jobs, rebuild our infrastructure, and position the United States to outcompete China. Investment is long overdue.

The New Preconstruction Advantage: Connected Quantification & Model Coordination in a Common Data Environment

Construction Business Owner

The New Preconstruction Advantage: Connected Quantification & Model Coordination in a Common Data Environment. Perform 2D/3D takeoffs & BIM coordination in a single software solution. Greg Ragsdale. Mon, 04/05/2021 - 16:08. What exactly determines the success of each construction project?

Cat Tandem and Combination Utility Compactors

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar has introduced 10 new tandem and combination utility compactors. The new line includes the following weight-based model nomenclature changes: The Cat CB2.5 and CB2.5 GC replace the CB22B CB2.7 and CB2.7 GC replace the CB24B CC2.7 and CC2.7 GC replace the CC24B CB2.9 replaces the CB32B

Innovation One completes at University Research Park in Madison, Wis.


University Research Park (URP) recently partnered with Valerio Dewalt Train (VDT) to produce a master plan meant to enliven and densify the office park’s existing facilities.

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Caterpillar 816 Landfill Compactor

Construction Equipment

The Cat 816 landfill compactor features improved guarding and structure engineering, a new grouping of service points, and an updated cab design. Alleviating potential damage, new frame deflectors divert trash away from the frame and hood enclosure. A new captive hinge on the service doors prevents

Time to Bring Housing Home to Elected Officials

Pro Builder

Time to Bring Housing Home to Elected Officials. mbeirne. Mon, 04/05/2021 - 09:29. NAHB is promoting "Bringing Housing Home," an outreach for builders to meet and contact their elected officials about issues affecting the industry. Chuck Fowke, NAHB Chairman.


Construction Unions Protest Amazon Projects in Massachusetts

ENR Construction

Amazon faces rising opposition from trade unions and other critics as it forges ahead with plans to build a series of giant logistics centers across Massachusetts

The Role of Rhythm and Tempo in Home Building

Pro Builder

The Role of Rhythm and Tempo in Home Building. cbroderick. Mon, 04/05/2021 - 09:21. What sets the very best builders apart? They operate with beautifully coordinated rhythm and tempo. Scott Sedam, Contributing Editor.

M55PE, 185 cfm compressor: Packed with features, built for durability

Construction Equipment

Explore Kaeser's popular, 185 cfm M55PE Mobilair™ compressor in this new video. This unit is packed with features that increase reliability and safety while reducing downtime. Built with our customers in mind, these durable portable compressors are ideal for rental, construction, demolition, sand

Boston Properties Rises to the Occasion

ENR Construction

ENR MidAtlantic’s Owner of the Year strives to develop and own premier properties in the region’s top markets

If Home Prices and Inventory Weren’t Enough, Buyers Now Struggle to Get Mortgages

Pro Builder

If Home Prices and Inventory Weren’t Enough, Buyers Now Struggle to Get Mortgages. cbroderick. Mon, 04/05/2021 - 08:49. Mortgage credit availability has reached near its lowest level since 2014, adding another hurdle for prospective buyers on top of low inventory and rising home prices.

Virginia Children’s Hospital Built For Durability, Safety, Serenity

ENR Construction

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters is erecting a behavioral and mental health facility that allows patients to safely “act out in place

More Than 100,000 Construction Workers Were Hired in March

Pro Builder

More Than 100,000 Construction Workers Were Hired in March. cbroderick. Mon, 04/05/2021 - 08:57. The construction industry welcomed 110,100 new workers in March alone as the country’s unemployment rate dropped to 6%. Overall, total payroll employment increased by 916,000 in March.

U.K.'s High Speed Rail Program Drives Innovations

ENR Construction

Project Owner HS2 Ltd. to spend millions nurturing innovation for the rail line

Stok Leaders Take New Roles to Ensure Strategic Future Growth


SAN FRANCISCO (April 6, 2021) – Stok, a provider of sustainability and high-performance building services, announces the appointment of Jacob Arlein as Chief Executive Officer. Stok Founder and Managing Member Matt Macko will move to Chief Strategy Officer.

Predicting condensation performance of custom-designed curtain wall

Construction Specifier

Photo courtesy Wasco. by Steven Saffell. Condensation on glazed areas of building envelopes may seem innocuous—at worst an annoying interference with outdoor views due to glass fogging.

Capital Ideas in a Capitol City


The area has a history going back thousands of years; the city itself dates to 1607. At that time, La Villa Real de la Santa Fe de San Francisco de Asís was founded and officially still exists under that name although it is more popularly known simply as Santa Fe , capitol of New Mexico.


Specification for sliding door, lift and slide roller assemblies updated


The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance ( FGIA ) released an updated version of a document pertaining to roller assemblies, with or without height adjustment features, for use in sliding doors and lift and slide doors

Health and Wellness Now a Top Feature for Master Planned Communities

Pro Builder

Health and Wellness Now a Top Feature for Master Planned Communities. cbroderick. Mon, 04/05/2021 - 09:03. Master planned community developers now say health and wellness are more important factors than offering a “resort lifestyle,” according to a new report by John Burns Real Estate Consulting.

FXCollaborative selected to create new lobby, amenity space for 3 Times Square


The Rudin Family has launched a multi-million dollar building-wide capital improvement program for 3 Times Square that will transform and reposition the Midtown office tower into a 21st-century workplace destination.

This Unexpected California City Could be the Nation's Hottest

Pro Builder

This Unexpected California City Could be the Nation's Hottest. cbroderick. Mon, 04/05/2021 - 09:08. A city known for ranking on lists of America’s worst places to live is now one of the country's hottest housing markets. Rents in Fresno, Calif.