Thu.Oct 14, 2021

Empowering Electrical Techs with Modern Work Order Tools

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Stop burying your electrical techs in administrative processes and let them focus on their real work with connected, mobile work order applications. Construction Best Practices

What Is OTS In House | Open To Sky In House Purpose In House

Civiconcepts

What Is OTS In House? OTS is full form is Open To Sky. It is an area in a house plan, which directly opens to the sky and is covered … What Is OTS In House | Open To Sky In House Purpose In House Read More ».

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Equipment Maintenance Management in Construction Sites with 7 Strategies

The Constructor

It’s no secret that the pieces of equipment used in construction firms are expensive, complex, and crucial for completing projects within the. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments

8 Common Mistakes you Should Avoid when Buying a House

Learn Civil Engineering

To stop renting today and owning a house is undoubtedly everyone’s dream, and people do whatever it takes to fulfill this wish. However, sometimes buyers make simple mistakes that can become a pain for them. To avoid such errors, you must know all the common mistakes.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Protecting Your Business From Fluctuating Materials Prices

Construction Business Owner

Protecting Your Business From Fluctuating Materials Prices. Alex Headley. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 08:17. All construction industry stakeholders are aware that material prices, especially lumber, have seen steep increases that are unprecedented in the United States.

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Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

Business Facilities

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.

Sustainable Building and Design in Australia

Natural Building

This contemporary Australian home by Sustainable Building and Design, completed in 2020, showcases what is possible when sustainability is the goal. The clients wanted to create a comfortable, healthy, attractive home with a small carbon footprint and low maintenance requirements.

The Best Way to Install Housewrap

Pro Builder

The Best Way to Install Housewrap. kcichowicz. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 12:00. Proper installation is essential when working with weather-resistant barriers (WRBs) such as building or house wraps. Even when up to code, the performance of these materials can be compromised by improper installation.

Protecting Your Business From Fluctuating Materials Prices

Construction Business Owner

Protecting Your Business From Fluctuating Materials Prices. Alex Headley. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 08:17. All construction industry stakeholders are aware that material prices, especially lumber, have seen steep increases that are unprecedented in the United States.

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Housing Market Still Hot After 2020 Frenzy

Pro Builder

Housing Market Still Hot After 2020 Frenzy. ldeakins. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 08:20. Why buyers waiting for significant slowdowns or price drops shouldn’t hold their breath.

Flynn Ranks 21st out of 600 Specialty Contractors

Flynn

Engineering News-Record’s ranking of the Top 600 Specialty Contractors is out. Roofing, glazing & curtain wall and metals only account for 4.2% of surveyed companies’ revenue, and Flynn still ranks 21st out of 600.

Billions and Billions: IoT in Construction

Constructech

The IoT (Internet of Things) has been growing steadily, even throughout the COVID-19 pandemic—partially due to the lockdowns and their remote work response. As companies return to onsite work, the trend line for IoT deployment should accelerate.

First Test Successful to Fix Pile Upgrade for Settling Millennium Tower in San Francisco

ENR Construction

Shimmick Construction Co. successfully completed the 36-in.-dia

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

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

Putting Big Data in Perspective

Constructech

The term “Big Data” has been around for a while and, like many tech terms, it has developed into a debate topic: What is big data? There are some commonly accepted definitions but not everyone agrees on the details. Specifically, how many Vs are in big data?

Large Canada Employers and Jobsites Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines

ENR Construction

Contractors EllisDon and PCL have a Nov. 1 deadline for employees to get vaccinations, and giant BC Hydro and LNG Canada projects require site worker shots in coming weeks

Bonumose To Invest More Than $27M To Expand In Virginia

Business Facilities

Thanks to a new R&D partnership with Hershey, the rare sugar producer will expand in Albemarle County, VA, creating 64 new jobs. .

Built Bar Corporate Office: Award of Merit Interior/Tenant Improvement

ENR Construction

This conversion of an abandoned dietary supplement production facility into a new headquarters for the Built Bar protein bar company required extensive demolition and remodeling to accommodate the company’s 300-ft-long production lines

Consumer Price Increase Reported for September

Pro Builder

Consumer Price Increase Reported for September. ldeakins. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 09:46. Accelerated inflation is breaking the bank, but maybe not for much longer.

Denver International Airport Central Plant Upgrades: Best Project Airport/Transit

ENR Construction

Denver International Airport has grown from serving 33.1 million passengers a year to more than 69 million since its opening in 1995

Foreclosures Are Surging But Still at Low Levels

Pro Builder

Foreclosures Are Surging But Still at Low Levels. mbeirne. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 09:53. Despite the increased level of foreclosure activity in September, we’re still far below historically normal numbers.

Large Employers and Jobsites in Canada Set COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

ENR Construction

Major firms EllisDon and PCL have a Nov. 1 deadline for employees to get vaccinations, with giant BC Hydro and LNG Canada projects also requiring site worker shots by January

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6 Kitchen Renovations that Pay Off

Pro Builder

6 Kitchen Renovations that Pay Off. mbeirne. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 09:59. Knocking down a wall to create the popular open floor plan isn’t one of them. Which kitchen renovations offer the best return-on-investment? Knocking down a wall to create the popular open floor plan isn’t one of them.

US Dept. of Energy Grants Funding Grid-Interactive Efficient Building Projects

ENR Construction

Grants totaling $61 million will get 10 pilot projects off the ground to help build a more efficient power grid

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Engineers' Coalition Will Release Infrastructure Resilience Resource at COP26

ENR Construction

"Infrastructure Pathways," to debut at Oct. 31-Nov. 12 UN global climate change conference, is an online reference for construction industry professionals and others to boost best practices

US Dept. of Energy Is Funding Grid-Interactive Efficient Building Projects

ENR Construction

Federal grants totaling $61 million will launch 10 pilot projects to help build a more efficient power grid

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Thornton Fire Station #1: Award of Merit Govt/Public Building

ENR Construction

Engineers Coalition Releasing Infrastructure Resilience Resource at COP26

ENR Construction

"Infrastructure Pathways" is intended as a guide for construction industry professionals, as well as engineers and others working on infrastructure

State Dept. Picks Caddell to Build New US Consulate in Milan

ENR Construction

Contract has a total value of $209.9 million

AEC Sector Top and Bottom Line Bright Spots Seen, But Risks Also

ENR Construction

Recent analyst reports for design, construction and equipment firms see signs of recovering demand and still solid profit, but also warn on overestimating growth

CSI Construction Camp for Young Women in Pa. Builds On Its Success

ENR Construction

A Construction Specifications Institute-launched camp at two Pennsylvania sites to introduce high school students to careers in construction now is the model for a nationwide effort

CSI Construction Camp for Girls in Pa. Builds On Its Success

ENR Construction

A Construction Specifications Institute-launched camp in Pennsylvania focused on introducing young women to careers in construction now is the model for a nationwide effort