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Basic Concepts of Stability of Structure

The Constructor

What is stability of concrete structures? Stability of concrete structures is a crucial concept in structural engineering and has been defined in various ways by different authors and researchers. Generally, it refers to the ability of a structure to recover its equilibrium or resist sudden changes, dislodgment, or overthrow. A stable structure should remain stable […] The post Basic Concepts of Stability of Structure appeared first on The Constructor.

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Abandonments tick down, but more builds are being mothballed

Construction Dive

For public projects specifically, the abandonment reading is now lower than at any time since late January, according to ConstructConnect data.

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A No-fuss Record-keeping Guide For Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

Managing a hectic schedule and complex projects can be challenging if you're a contractor. You must also ensure that your paperwork, documents, and contracts are in order. It's essential to keep a paper trail of your work and practice due diligence. Keeping all your working documents in order shows that you treat your business, customers, and subcontractors responsibly.

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Skanska steps back from risky builds

Construction Dive

After costs from a U.K. project hurt the Swedish company’s Q1 earnings report, CEO Anders Danielsson said the company won’t be taking on similarly exposed projects.

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Forecasting With Confidence: How Contractors Can Solve Four Common Challenges

At the highest level, contractors understand the importance of accurately predicting and preparing for variances in costs or schedules when delivering a construction project. In fact, leaders know it is essential to the profitability, cash flow and potential viability of projects. For that reason, forward-thinking decision-makers who know that forecasting is a complex process, also realize that this is not feasible by using out-of-date systems.

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$3.6B Ohio River Bridge Project Clears Federal Environmental Review

ENR Construction

The Brent Spence Bridge Corridor calls for a new Ohio River crossing carrying Interstates 71 and 75 between Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

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Sundt Construction Named ENR Southwest's Contractor of the Year for 2024

ENR Construction

The Southwest Construction Views blog examines the current events, issues and challenges of development, design and construction in the Desert Southwest

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Grubb plans 3 retail redevelopments in Southern California

Construction Dive

The Los Angeles properties, formerly a Dollar Tree, a movie theater and other retail storefronts, will deliver a total of 375 new apartments.

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Nature as the city: Why it’s time for a new framework to guide development

BD+C

Nature as the city: Why it’s time for a new framework to guide development 0 qpurcell Fri, 05/10/2024 - 09:05 Sustainable Development NBBJ leaders Jonathan Ward and Margaret Montgomery explore five inspirational ideas they are actively integrating into projects to ensure more healthy, natural cities. Jonathan Ward and Margaret Montgomery Designers Architects Biophilic Design Green Sustainability Sustainable Development Sustainable Design and Construction The Changing Built Environment Urban Plan

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WSP continues M&A streak, snatches up 4 more firms

Construction Dive

While signaling it plans to stay acquisitive, the firm also expects more PFAS work as a result of new EPA regulations, the Montreal-based contractor said in its Q1 earnings call.

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Leading the Way in Construction EHS Software

The Verdantix Green Quadrant: EHS Software 2023 is an independent third-party analysis of 23 EHS software vendors (including Intelex) that provides an in-depth look at the technical capabilities, application breadth, innovation focus, and momentum of key environmental, health, and safety management software market players. The guide is essential reading for EHS software benchmarking, especially for understanding unique vendor strengths and capabilities.

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New issue of Construction Law arrives with subscribers

Construction Law

The latest issue of Construction Law - Vol 35 No 4 - will be arriving on subscriber’s desks around now and will be accessible on the Construction Law website, with our usual blend of exclusive analysis and comment. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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Government climate plan ruled unlawful for a second time

Construction Law

The UK government’s climate plan to achieve net-zero carbon by 2050 was unlawful, Justice Clive Sheldon has ruled in the High Court, in a second legal rejection of its climate policies. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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New rail partnership framework to promote innovation and collaboration

Construction Law

Network Rail has launched a new form of partnership on its £3.5 billion Control Period 7 (CP7) infrastructure investment in the Eastern Region. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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Judicial review sought for key levelling-up road project

Construction Law

Campaigners Transport Action Network (TAN) have launched a legal challenge to the granting of a Development Consent Order (DCO) for the £1.5 billion A66 Northern Trans-Pennine road scheme. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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Drive Profitability With a Construction-Specific ERP

For specialty contractors, using a construction software platform helps to lay the technological foundation required to support future growth and improved financial performance. Through integrated back office and field capabilities, you can improve how you bid, plan, staff, run, monitor, and close out self-performing projects, all while improving operational excellence.

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Director gets suspended jail sentence after worker killed

Construction Law

The director of a Croydon-based double glazing company has been given a suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to health and safety breaches that led to the death of a worker. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.