Mon.May 13, 2019

Fairmont, Minnesota: Growing Side By Side

Business Facilities

Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota. Read: Fairmont, Minnesota: Growing Side By Side at BusinessFacilities.com.

Martin-Harris/Turner recommended for final phase of $1.4B Las Vegas Convention Center project

Construction Dive

The team beat out AECOM Hunt, The Penta Building Group and others competing for the construction manager at risk contract

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JUUL Labs Investing $125M In New South Carolina Facility

Business Facilities

The company's new assembly operations will help create more than 500 jobs in Lexington County, SC. Read: JUUL Labs Investing $125M In New South Carolina Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Work Procedure for Cement Concrete Works For Mixes 1:2:4, 1:1.5:3

The Constructor

Detailed specifications for cement concrete provides step by step work procedure for various grades of concrete construction such as materials, mix. Concrete Technology

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 contractors shortlisted for $5B of border wall contracts

Construction Dive

The Army Corps of Engineers authorized the firms to bid on design-build and design-bid-build contracts for barriers, access roads, levee walls and more

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OSHA fines Montana highway contractor $225K for burns, fall

Construction Dive

Nelcon received more than two dozen violations after three workers were burned by hot oil and one fell 15 feet at an asphalt mixing plant

This Marriott is poised to take over the title as the world’s tallest modular hotel

BD+C

Carrying the brand of Marriott International, a new 26-story, 360-foot-tall tower will become the largest modular hotel in the world upon completion

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LEAN Asset Management

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Infrastructure Asset Management. LEAN asset management is simply defined as best value life-cycle management of the built environment, inclusive of buildings, roadways, utilities, transportation systems, bridges, dams, and landscapes.

Implementing LEAN Construction Delivery

Building Information Management

Implementing LEAN construction delivery involves an integration of Strategy, People, and Process appropriate to the specific organization.

The Filling of a Decommissioned Seattle Tunnel

ENR Construction

Crews are trucking in concrete rubble from the Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition to fill in the city's 3,140-ft-long Battery Street Tunnel

Details about concrete cover in reinforcement

Construction Cost Estimating

Concrete cover means the minimum distance among the surface of implanted reinforcement and the exterior surface of the concrete according to ACI 130 code. The concrete cover depth is calculated with a cover meter. The purpose of the concrete cover is to safeguard the reinforcement.

Multimodal Panel Hopes For Best With Proposed $2-Trillion Infrastructure Bill

ENR Construction

Transportation experts discuss bipartisan plan at ACEC event

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LEAN Construction Delivery Implementation

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Construction Delivery Implementation involves an integration of Strategy, People, and Process appropriate to the specific organization. . Today, all the tools and services are readily available to any real property owner that wishes to consistently procure and execute quality repair, renovation, or new construction projects on-time and on-budget.

Trades Strike in Canada in Tough Bargaining Season

ENR Construction

Sheet metal workers and other trades walk out in Ontario, PEI over work rules; carpenters reach tentative deal on May 10

[VIDEO] Crane Removes Truck Dangling Off Overpass

Construction Equipment

A crane was used to remove a box truck involved in an accident on New Jersey’s I-195 eastbound in Hamilton Township. Officials say the accident happened around 2:30 p.m. A chopper showed the box truck dangling off an overpass near the roadway below. The crash also involved a GMC Envoy and a Mini

Hoyer: Trump Must Take Lead on Infrastructure Funding Solution

ENR Construction

President and top Democrats expected to meet by end of May to discuss infrastructure finance options

Construction automation: What does it mean for the future of the industry?

Geniebelt

For the past 200 years, humans have been constructing buildings in the same way – until now. Technology, which experts say is developing at an astounding pace, is bringing the possibility of an unprecedented change to how we make our cities and the places we live in.

Giant Inflatable Duck

ENR Construction

Sometimes large balloons and wind are not a good combination

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Anti-icing is all wet, which might be the better option

Green Industry Professionals

The writing is on the wall for snow removal contractors to make the move to liquid anti-icing programs as consumers become more aware of the sustainability and more legislative regulations come down relating to use of salt

In many cities, downtown housing comes with a hefty premium

BD+C

Americans who live in the downtowns of most large cities are paying a big premium for their homes

2025 in Construction: Robots Increase On Worksites

Construction Equipment

The use of robots in construction is rapidly expanding, with technology increasing their speed, efficiency, safety, and profits according to Brinkwire. Tractica, an AI consulting firm, told the publication that the industry is “ripe for disruption” after relying on manual labor for so long