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Where contractors are most likely to exceed the budget

Construction Dive

Budget overruns can pop up in any part of a project's budget — specifically, these four major areas

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Arglass Yamamura Chooses Georgia For First U.S. Glass Plant

Business Facilities

The glass container manufacturing company will invest $123 million and create more than 150 new jobs at its new Valdosta, GA plant. Read: Arglass Yamamura Chooses Georgia For First U.S. Glass Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

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4 best practice tips for estimating and managing construction projects

Construction Dive

Get important tips on ways you can ensure more accuracy on your next construction project budget

A Sunny Outlook In Florida

Business Facilities

Commercial real estate projects brought $20 billion into Florida’s economy in 2018 and similar to the state’s population, the growth will continue. Read: A Sunny Outlook In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com.

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: Trump construction firm uses undocumented workers

Construction Dive

The Trump Organization's Mobile Construction Payroll business unit has allegedly been employing undocumented workers to perform small construction projects at a Trump winery and golf resorts

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Louis Berger only firm refusing to settle FIU bridge collapse claims

Construction Dive

All but one company being sued by victims' families and survivors of the March 2018 Florida International University pedestrian bridge collapse have reached financial settlements

Faith Technologies, Excellerate Manufacturing Expanding In Kansas

Business Facilities

The new 450,000-square-foot facility in Olathe, KS is expected to add more than 780 positions over the next few years. Read: Faith Technologies, Excellerate Manufacturing Expanding In Kansas at BusinessFacilities.com.

More states invest in flood control programs

Construction Dive

States are finding they have to supplement FEMA funds with their own when it comes to repairing flood-damaged infrastructure

AIA, NCARB help launch coalition to represent complex professions and licensing boards

BD+C

10 Different Market Forms of Timber

The Constructor

The timber obtained from trees is cut into suitable commercial sizes and shapes for various engineering purposes. Some of the common market forms of. Building Materials batten baulk board deal log plank pole quartering scantling timber forms

Upskilling the PHCP Workforce

Contractor Magazine

Manufacturers take the lead in providing much-needed skills for an ever-changing industry

Variations among framed structures & load bearing structures

Construction Cost Estimating

Structures are available with several models like solid, framed, shell, load bearing, membrane, composite, trusses, cables and arches, surface structure etc. They are categorized depending on the geometry so as to obtain strength and withstand various types of loads.

‘Crucial Conversations’ for Women in the Mechanical Industry

Contractor Magazine

The inaugural convention focuses on ways to engage women through mentoring, networking and communication

Georgia Ports Authority: Garden City Terminal Expansion

Business Facilities

At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is North America’s largest single container terminal. Over the next decade, Georgia Ports Authority plans to expand the Port of Savannah’s annual capacity by 45 percent — from 5.5

Mid-year economic outlook for nonresidential construction: Expansion continues, but vulnerabilities pile up

BD+C

More than 10 years after the end of the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression, the U.S. economy is again making history by continuing its longest-ever expansion

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Runnion Equipment Moves to Larger Facility

Construction Equipment

Runnion Equipment Co., a National Crane dealer, has moved from Lyons, Illinois, to a bigger location in Hodgkins, Illinois. “We We were so flush with business at our old facility in Lyons that often times we couldn’t handle all the requests,” said CEO Pat Runnion is a press release. “We

How to Find the Compact Excavator That Meets Your Jobsite Needs

Construction Business Owner

Equipment manufacturers have introduced new compact excavator models that can be tailored to your specific needs. But with all of these options, how do you select the compact excavator that’s right for you? Find out from a Bobcat expert here

Tutor Perini's Q2 marks near-record backlog, new group CEO

Construction Dive

The company is turning over lead of its Building and Specialty Contractors division to the former president and COO of Zachry Construction Corp

Amenities 2019: Rethinking the $30,000 Cup of Coffee

BD+C

As a multifamily developer, property owner, architect, or builder, you’ve got tough decisions to make regarding the choice of amenities for your apartment and condominium communities.

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ENR Midwest Announces 35 Winning Best Projects for 2019

ENR Construction

ENR Midwest's judges carefully curated a list of 97 high-quality entries down to 35 winning entries for this year's ENR Midwest Best Projects competition

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BIG will master plan Saudi Arabia's 'Giga-Project'

BD+C

Qiddiya Investment Company, in conjunction with Bjarke Ingels Group, recently unveiled the master plan for a new “Giga-Project” that will become the “Capital of Entertainment, Sports, and the Arts” in Saudi Arabia

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Erector Tops Out 850-Foot-Tall Rainier Square Tower in Only 10 Months

ENR Construction

As predicted, the Erection Co. topped out Seattle’s 850-ft-tall Rainier Square Tower, with its radical composite steel frame dubbed “speed core,” in only 10 months

New curtain wall design guidelines released

BD+C

American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released AAMA CWM-19, the “Curtain Wall Manual.”. The document provides guidelines for the design of curtain walls. It includes mandatory language, optional language, and detailed technical commentary

ENR Midwest Announces 35 Winning Best Projects for 2019

ENR Construction

ENR Midwest's judges carefully curated a list of 97 high-quality entries down to 35 winning entries for this year's ENR Midwest Best Projects competition

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2019 Financial Insights & Economic Guidance From the Experts

Construction Business Owner

Note: the 2019 CFMA Annual Conference & Exhibition conference was not created for the faint of math. These people are experts—advanced professionals who have undergone significant training to get to where they are now. They are controllers, chief financial officers (CFOs), managers, accountants, vice presidents (VPs), and more, all from general contractors, sub-specialty contractors, public accounting firms, heavy-highway contractors, construction management firms and others.

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ENR MidAtlantic Announces the 2019 Excellence in Safety Award Winners

ENR Construction

A safety expert from the region has selected ENR MidAtlantic's 2019 Best Projects safety award winners

Atlantic Packaging, Charlotte, N.C.

BD+C

Atlantic Packaging, one of the country’s leading providers of packaging equipment and materials recently opened a Packaging Solution Center to help its customers develop the optimal packaging to protect their products.

Classen gives back by volunteering at annual event

Green Industry Professionals

Employees participate at Renewal & Remembrance at Arlington National Cemetery

Cummins in Action: QSB4.5 Dot Power Platform

Construction Equipment

-sponsored- The Dot is the latest innovation in autonomous agriculture. Designed with efficiency in mind, and powered by the Cummins QSB4.5, Dot aims to reduce both fuel and labor costs for any type of job

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Did the polar vortex and its freezing temperatures wipe out the Emerald Ash Borer?

Green Industry Professionals

With some news stories suggesting that a majority of invasive species across the United States have been greatly reduced in numbers because of rare frigid temperature this winter it is understandable that some folks might think the battle of the invasive

State Route 520 Work Continues with Montlake Project Construction

ENR Construction

Honda HRN Mower

Green Industry Professionals

New models feature powerful new engine, more torque, intuitive controls and ease of operation

Erector Tops Out 850-Foot-Tall Rainier Square Tower in Only 10 Months

ENR Construction

As predicted, the Erection Co. topped out Seattle’s 850-ft-tall Rainier Square Tower, with its radical composite steel frame dubbed “speed core,” in only 10 months