Fri.Aug 12, 2022

Christopher Alexander Obituary

Natural Building

Christopher Alexander, architect, academic and writer, died 17 March 2022; he was 85 years old. Christopher saw buildings and cities as living frameworks for human beings. He sought “to provide a complete working alternative to our present ideas about architecture, building and planning”.

What are the Causes of Early-age Cracking in Concrete?

The Constructor

Early-age cracking is observed during the first seven days after concrete pouring. However, such cracks may also take more than a week to be visible in reinforced concrete slabs. Therefore, cracks appearing within 60 days after the concrete placement are considered early-age cracks.

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Blockchain Technology Company Growing HQ In Utah

Business Facilities

With help from the state's EDTIF program, tZERO Group will invest over $2 million and create 80 new jobs at its Utah headquarters over the next eight years.

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LEAN Capital Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Capital Project Delivery (LEAN CPD) creates a dynamic, collaborative environment in which repair, renovation, maintenance, and new builds requirements can consistently be achieved in a quality manner, on-time, on-budget, and in full compliance.

Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

Power Up Your Construction Company Payroll Processes

Randal DeHart

Payroll is one of those things that starts quite simple. You build your construction business, hire a few employees, and things tick along pretty well. It’s straightforward enough to keep everything in line at first, but what happens to most companies is that they grow!

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How to Attract & Retain Top AP Talent in Construction

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No. Rotator Image. Status of webinar Upcoming. Meeting the demands of quality accounts payable candidates to help grow your business. Thu, 09/29/2022 - 12:00. 1:00 p.m.

Incentives Won’t Be Enough to Keep Buyers in the Game as Housing Shortage Grows

Pro Builder

Incentives Won’t Be Enough to Keep Buyers in the Game as Housing Shortage Grows. ldeakins. Fri, 08/12/2022 - 09:36. Builders are offering incentives to prospective buyers to hold on to what little demand remains, but as supply drops and housing costs grow, sales continue to slow.

What is a Gully Trap? – Its Functions | Difference Between Gully Trap and Inspection Chamber

Learn Civil Engineering

Drainage systems are complex frameworks. They always deal with the need of removing wastewater from home. These structures help to prevent toxic sewage from underground drainage from backing up. In all drainage systems, gully traps are the best pick for your home.

Sellers Pull Back as Buyer Demand Falls, but Overall Housing Supply Continues Upward Climb

Pro Builder

Sellers Pull Back as Buyer Demand Falls, but Overall Housing Supply Continues Upward Climb. ldeakins. Fri, 08/12/2022 - 09:51. For-sale listings are falling in a post-pandemic market correction. Here's what that means for buyers who can still afford home purchases.

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

What Is Building | Types of Building

CivilJungle

What Is Building? A building is a structure that consists of a roof, floor, walls, foundations, door, windows, etc. The building shelters us, protection from weather and bugs, and thieves, and provides all comforts that help us live a better life.

Fast-Rising Costs Cited in Delay of Seattle Apartment Tower

ENR Construction

A postponed condo project in Seattle shows the effects of high labor and material prices

Empty Office Spaces Offer Adaptive Reuse Solution to Boost Housing Supply

Pro Builder

Empty Office Spaces Offer Adaptive Reuse Solution to Boost Housing Supply. ldeakins. Fri, 08/12/2022 - 09:44. In an ever-growing housing shortage, developers are turning to abandoned work spaces to create affordable multifamily units.

AC Powell to Head National Institute of Building Sciences as CEO

ENR Construction

Powell will lead NIBS' efforts to expand programs and grow its membership

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

Wealthy Buyers Are Fleeing Major Cities, and Developers Are Meeting Demand With ‘Naturehood’ Communities

Pro Builder

Wealthy Buyers Are Fleeing Major Cities, and Developers Are Meeting Demand With ‘Naturehood’ Communities. ldeakins. Fri, 08/12/2022 - 10:01. Sustainable community development is on the rise as high-end home buyers migrate from major cities to mountainous nature havens.

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House Approves Landmark $700B Climate and Tax Bill

ENR Construction

Measure's final congressional approval came in a 220-207 vote, strictly along party lines

California Drought Plan Outlines Billions in Water Infrastructure

ENR Construction

Gavin Newsom's new water management strategy calls for desalination plants, reservoirs and groundwater recharge facilities to meet future shortfalls

AC Powell to Head National Institute of Building Sciences as Next CEO

ENR Construction

Powell will lead NIBS' efforts to expand programs and grow its membership

Building the Foundations of the Future: Digital Construction in 2022 and Beyond

FlowForma surveyed 100+ construction executives. This eBook details their opinions and delves into their drivers for workflow and process automation, reliance on manual processes, digital capabilities and goals for process automation, and digital transformation initiatives in 2022 and beyond.

Mass. Gov. Signs Major Climate Bill

ENR Construction

The bill encourages offshore wind and solar energy development and helps limit fossil fuels in building projects

Massachusetts Enacts Major Climate Bill With Gas Hookup Bans

ENR Construction

Outgoing Gov. Charlie Baker signs bill to expand renewable energy development and EV vehicle use, but is concerned its gas ban could impact affordable housing in the state

Report: Seattle Bid Costs Rose Fast in the Last Year

ENR Construction

A cancelled condo project in Seattle shows the effects of high labor and material prices

Webinar: Going beyond OSHA compliance - How ASUS uses Safety Reports by ToolWatch to improve employee safety

ENR Construction

ASUS is a utility company whose 300 or so employees help military installations across eight states rebuild and maintain their water and wastewater infrastructure

Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

House Approves Landmark $700-Billion Climate and Tax Bill

ENR Construction

Measure's final congressional approval comes in a 220-207 vote, strictly along party lines