Mon.Dec 11, 2017

Proprietary Trench Support Systems Used in Construction

The Constructor

Innovative trench support systems have been developed within the past two decades. New proprietary systems over the traditional methods have been. Construction Engineering & Management Construction trenches

2018 predictions for healthcare facility design


E4H Environments for Health Architecture , an architecture firm focused exclusively on healthcare, recently released seven predictions for healthcare facility design trends in 2018

San Francisco Issues Rules for High-Rise Foundations

ENR Construction

The city and county Dept. of Building Inspection issued interim guidelines and procedures for structural, geotechnical and seismic-hazard engineering design review for new buildings, 240 ft or taller

Automated Material Management and Handling in Construction Projects

The Constructor

The automated material management is a part of computer integrated construction (CIC). It involves automated material identification system and the. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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ENR New York Announces 2018 Top Young Professionals

ENR Construction

EngiSSol 2.0 is a useful software for structural analysis

Construction Cost Estimating

EngiSSol has developed 2D Frame Analysis Dynamic Edition. This construction program applies improved finite elements (beam elements) with the purpose of carrying out static and dynamic analysis of beams, frames and trusses. It is very recognized due to it’s simple interface and smooth customization.

Final Gap Bridged in Salt Lake City’s Expansive Urban Trail System

ENR Construction

Completion of the Jordan River Parkway trail also creates one of the largest urban trail systems in the U.S.

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Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

Business Facilities Blog

Photo: Visit Bloomington. Incorporated in 1949, Hoosier Energy is a Rural Electric Cooperative (REC) whose electric generation plants provide energy solutions to central and southern Indiana.

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

PNT and MiFi Allow Drones to Inspect Railroads

Construction Equipment

Perspective Navigation Technology (PNT) has answered a challenge that the Union Pacific Railroad and other industries that work in and around heavy metal structures encounter.

Technology and higher ed: The 2030 Challenge


Over the past several decades Higher Education institutions have had to keep up with the pace of rapidly changing technologies, with the pace increasing even more in recent years.

Litigation Funders See Big Future in US Construction

ENR Construction

Should the costs of third-party lawsuit funding be recoverable, too

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Is this the world’s most humane prison?


The design of the new Storstrøm Prison in Gundslev, Denmark echoes the structure and scale of a small provincial community to stimulate the urge and ability to rejoin society after serving a prison sentence. The prison, described by project architect C.F.

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Women in Construction Operations to Launch New Northern California Chapter

ENR Construction

Global hotel construction pipeline is growing


Lodging Econometrics' (LE) Global Construction Pipeline Trend Report, which compiles the construction pipeline for every country and market in the world, states that the Total Pipeline stands at 12,427 Projects/2,084,940 Rooms, up 8% by projects Year-Over-Year (YOY).

New accounting standards affect leased vehicles

Constructor Magazine

Both the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Financial Standards Accounting Board (FASB) have recently issued new accounting standards related to lease assets


Detroit's economic improvement a boon to its hotel sector


The Detroit Foundation Hotel, an adaptive reuse and merging of two historic buildings, has emerged as one of the hotter downtown boutique spots serving the Motor City’s recovery. The five-story, 100-key hotel, which opened on May 12, recently took home best honors in the Upscale category at the 37 th annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design

Redevelopment Plans for Belmont Park Unveiled

Construction Equipment

And they're off. The National Hockey League's New York Islanders and the New York City Football Club have revealed plans to bring back the glory days of the racetrack's underused property. Each group submitted their proposal to the Empire State Development group and local officials on Sunday.

Construction backlog surges, sets record in third quarter


Providing more evidence of a strengthening economy, Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) set a record as it expanded to 9.45 months during the third quarter of 2017, up 9.8 percent from the second quarter to the longest backlog reading in the

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What got you here won’t get you there

Constructor Magazine

Look around your business. You have reached a certain level at this exact moment in time (whether you’re at the point in your business where you want to be or even if you have fallen short of your goals


Construction Employers Add 8,000 Jobs In November, Hourly Earnings Rise

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased by 24,000 jobs in November to the highest level since November 2008, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that tight margins are keeping firms from paying even more to attract hard-to-find workers, noting that efforts to cut tax rates should help lead to higher average hourly earnings for the sector.


The Safety Blog

The last several decades have seen an increase in unhealthy lifestyle epidemics, such as poor nutrition, smoking, frequent alcohol consumption, and lack of exercise. As a result, chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease are more prevalent than ever, and are creating a significant burden on workplaces across the country.

Steel-timber composite system proposed for mid- and high-rise buildings


A new report and a video presentation support the concept of a steel and timber composite system for mid- and high-rise buildings.

Aptora Launches Black Belt Contracting

Constructor Magazine

This exclusive business social networking website was designed for service companies and contractors

Transforming hospital and healthcare delivery spaces


E4H Environments for Health Architecture , an architecture firm focused exclusively on healthcare, recently released seven predictions for healthcare facility design trends in 2018

Women in Construction Operations to Launch New Northern California Chapter

ENR Construction

Hydropower Facility Near Juneau Headed Toward 2018 Construction

ENR Construction