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The Rise of Hospital Infrastructure & Modernization Updates

Construction Business Owner

The Rise of Hospital Infrastructure & Modernization Updates ccapoccia Mon, 04/08/2024 - 11:12 The U.S. boasts a robust health care infrastructure, consisting of over 6,000 hospitals and thousands of small clinics, offering more than a million hospital beds to patients. This infrastructure encompasses a variety of important elements, such as advanced research labs, cutting-edge technology and a wide range of medical equipment.

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Guidelines for Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures

The Constructor

An earthquake is the vibration of the Earth’s surface caused by waves emanating from a disturbance in the Earth’s crust, resulting in the release of energy. It manifests as a sudden and transient motion or series of motions of the Earth’s surface, originating from underground disturbances that disrupt the elastic equilibrium of the Earth’s mass, […] The post Guidelines for Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures appeared first on The Constructor.

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First, Digital Timesheets; Next, the Moon?

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint enables contractors to better manage their projects, processes and people, using the data gathered to lower risk and improve margins.

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What’s really at risk? Davis-Bacon Act changes could expose contractors to new liability

Construction Dive

Are you paying prevailing wages correctly? Understanding the updated DBRA regulations is more important than ever.

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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decision-makers who know that forecasting is a complex process, also realize that this is not feasible by using out-of-date systems.

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Skanska Lands $1.4B Contract to Revamp Seattle's Portage Bay Bridge

ENR Construction

The bridge rebuild is a key piece of WSDOT's $5.67B program to reconstruct the entire SR 502 corridor from I-405 in Bellevue to I-5 in Seattle.

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Building at Breakneck Pace To Keep Pilots Up to Speed

ENR Construction

Turner Construction scrambles to expand the United Airlines flight training center in Denver on a turbocharged timeline.

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Boosting efficiency and safety: Revolutionizing construction with tech-powered tools

Construction Dive

Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly content.

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Bronx Renovation Turns Warehouse Into Local Gem

ENR Construction

A 99-year-old manufacturing building has been reimagined as a vibrant mixed-use development with a new home for LaGree Baptist Church.

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Gilbane promotes exec to Mid-Atlantic region lead

Construction Dive

Industry veteran Ted Holt helped the contractor become the second-largest builder in the Baltimore region.

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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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3 sustainable design decisions to make early

BD+C

3 sustainable design decisions to make early 0 qpurcell Mon, 04/08/2024 - 09:26 Sustainability In her experience as an architect, Megan Valentine AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, WELL AP, Fitwel, Director of Sustainability, KTGY details three early sustainable design decisions: site selection, massing and orientation, and proper window-to-wall ratios. Megan Valentine AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, WELL AP, Fitwel, Director of Sustainability MFPRO+ Blog Affordable Housing Architects Daylighting Energy-Efficient Design

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Related Group starts $500M tower on Chicago waterfront

Construction Dive

400 Lake Shore will replace the abandoned Chicago Spire project with two residential buildings and a new public park.

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Utah Medical School Design Creates Campus Gateway

ENR Construction

The Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine will serve as a hub of the University of Utah’s health sciences campus.

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Superior Fire-Retardant Lumber for Multifamily and Commercial Projects

BD+C

Superior Fire-Retardant Lumber for Multifamily and Commercial Projects 1 kcichowicz Mon, 04/08/2024 - 11:57 MFPRO+ Video ProWoodFR fire retardant pressure-treated lumber offers a trusted, reliable, cost-effective solution for fire-resistant construction. Code-compliant, UL-certified, and backed by a 50-year warranty.

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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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Skanska Lands $1.4 Billion Contract to Revamp Seattle's Portage Bay Bridge

ENR Construction

The bridge rebuild is a key piece of WSDOT's $5.

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Life of an Architect Podcast Ep. 148: Meetings are a Waste of Time

BD+C

Life of an Architect Podcast Ep. 148: Meetings are a Waste of Time Life of an Architect Podcast dbarista Mon, 04/08/2024 - 09:01 You check the time and realize that you have four minutes before your next meeting. Maybe it’s an internal meeting, maybe clients are coming in. Is it in person or online? Depending on how you answer those questions, time to start scrambling so that you are where you need to be and have the information required to make this meeting a good use of your time.

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New York City Owner Elevates Affordable Housing

ENR Construction

L+M Development Partners, ENR New York's Owner of the Year, is on the forefront of innovative affordable housing development in the city and across the country.

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The True Value of a Successful Construction Warranty Program

ENR Construction

The construction industry has always focused on serving its customers. Core values and mission statements all identify this as a primary key to success.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. 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 will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

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Amtrak Picks AECOM-Jacobs for $6B Frederick Douglass Tunnel

ENR Construction

Amtrak is using project delivery partnering for the 2-mile replacement for the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel.

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Renewables Power Up 2023 List of ENR Mountain States Top Starts

ENR Construction

The region’s 40 largest projects exceed $23 billion even as contractors navigate financing, supply chain and work force challenges.

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ENR Colorado/Wyoming/Dakotas Owner of the Year: Utility Takes Charge With Future-Minded Expertise

ENR Construction

Careful planning with built-in flexibility helps Denver Water manage its more than $1 billion in projects currently under contract.

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ENR New York & New England Top Starts: Northeast Transportation Sector Builds Strong

ENR Construction

New York and New England's largest projects to start in 2023 have a combined construction value of nearly $35 billion.

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Optimize Operational Processes With an Industry-Specific ERP

As the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems in the construction industry is critical to optimizing operations, it's critical that decision makers conduct a thorough software evaluation to find the one that best aligns to their needs.

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Amtrak Picks AECOM-Jacobs Team as Project Delivery Partner for $6B Frederick Douglass Tunnel

ENR Construction

The Frederick Douglass Tunnel Program marks Amtrak's first use of the project delivery partner model.

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Intermountain Owner of the Year: Boise Plots a Vibrant Course for Its Future

ENR Construction

City manages record growth and steers development while keeping an eye on quality of life.

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Mountain States Snapshot: April 2024

ENR Construction

Photographs chosen by our editors from submissions to ENR.com/mountainstates/photos.

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April 2024 City Scoop: Denver

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on projected 2024 construction starts in the Mountain States.

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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.

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Mountain States People: April 2024

ENR Construction

Updates about construction professionals in the Mountain States region.

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People March 2024: Industry Appointments in NY, NJ, New England

ENR Construction

Updates about construction professionals in New York and New England.

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April 2024 City Scoop: Portland, Maine

ENR Construction

Dodge data on projected 2024 construction starts in Portland, Maine.