Tue.Nov 23, 2021

Baby Boomers Are Opting to Age in Place

Pro Builder

Baby Boomers Are Opting to Age in Place. ldeakins. Tue, 11/23/2021 - 10:09. With fewer boomers competing for homes, first-time buyers are finding more availability on the market.

Happy Thanksgiving From Trimble Viewpoint

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We asked our employees and customers what they are most thankful for this year. To kick off the holidays, we want to share some of the responses! Construction Best Practices

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Parts of A Door, Door Jamb – A Complete Guide

Civil Lead

Parts of A Door Are you looking for a new door for your new home or planning to replace your. Read more. Building Material Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Construction Material Interior Design

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E as in European Excavators

Constructech

Electric construction-oriented machinery is becoming the “next big thing” in the EU. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has joined the trend setters in Europe with a gang of compact, electric drive equipment from loaders to excavators.

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.

What Kind of Pants Do Farmers Wear?

Work Gearz

When you go hiking or camping or trekking, you’re so fussy that your legs should get maximum protection. Think about farmers – they head out to fields and farms every single day. The kinds of pants that farmers wear are, thus, a big deciding factor in terms of safety. .

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Redundancy is the first line of defense during power grid cyberattacks

CK Power

Mention “power grid cyberattacks” at a party and you’ll probably get a few smirks. It’s too easy to dismiss the subject as a far-fetched dystopian nightmare.

High Strength Concrete | High Strength Concrete Mix | High psi Concrete

Civiconcepts

Concrete is a composite material made by mixing different materials like cement, sand, aggregate & water with or without admixture.

Texas Lands $17B Samsung Chip Manufacturing Factory

Business Facilities

In the largest foreign direct investment in Texas on record, Samsung will create more than 2,000 high-tech jobs at its new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor, TX. The post Texas Lands $17B Samsung Chip Manufacturing Factory appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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ENR Northwest Names Region's Best Projects

ENR Construction

Each year, through ENR’s Regional Best Projects competition, the magazine highlights some of the area’s most innovative projects

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.

Monthly Existing-Home Sales Increased in October

Pro Builder

Monthly Existing-Home Sales Increased in October. ldeakins. Tue, 11/23/2021 - 10:20. Sales are on the rise, but housing inventory can’t keep up . . October marked the second straight month of national home sales growth, though all four major U.S.

Award of Merit Renovation: T-Mobile Headquarters

ENR Construction

As a telecommunications company, T-Mobile US knows the power of strong connections. The team renovating its Bellevue, Wash., headquarters paid special attention to connecting multiple buildings throughout the campus, which spans more than 1 million sq ft of office space

Deere Monitoring

Constructech

Although the slogan “Nothing runs like a Deere” has been around since 1971, the fact is even Deere gear needs professional care and attention at times.

Best Small Project & Project of the Year Nominee & Safety Award of Merit: Gideon Street Overcrossing Project

ENR Construction

The Gideon Street Overcrossing in Portland, Ore., now links the old and the new with a bicycle and pedestrian bridge over five separate railway tracks, crossing the TriMet light rail and Union Pacific Railroad tracks, and restoring an important connection in the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood.

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

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

How NAHB Members Can Benefit From Biden’s New Infrastructure Measure

Pro Builder

How NAHB Members Can Benefit From Biden’s New Infrastructure Measure. ldeakins. Tue, 11/23/2021 - 10:12. One key provision signals a win for the NAHB and could save thousands of dollars for some developers.

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Does Construction's Past Contain Clues to Its Future?

ENR Construction

As the infrastructure measure arrives, Brian Bowen's new book shows who we are

Remote Work Is Causing a Professional Migration—Here Are the New Metro Hotspots

Pro Builder

Remote Work Is Causing a Professional Migration—Here Are the New Metro Hotspots. ldeakins. Tue, 11/23/2021 - 10:16. Realtor.com releases its list of the top 10 cities for virtual employees. .

$1B Maine Hydropower Project Halted After Governor’s Plea

ENR Construction

Utility voluntarily stops construction following Nov. 2 voter rejection of the transmission corridor, but awaits a court ruling to enjoin the vote. A state agency on Nov. 23 suspended a project environmental permit that also halts work

Full-Year Home Sales on Track for Record High After October Increase

Pro Builder

Full-Year Home Sales on Track for Record High After October Increase. ldeakins. Tue, 11/23/2021 - 10:23. With a greater presence of investors and more job additions, realtors anticipate a record year for the 2021 housing market. Sales of previously owned homes rose 0.8%

Best Renovation & Project of the Year Nominee: Webster Elementary School

ENR Construction

Built in 1908, Seattle’s historic Webster Elementary School underwent repeat renovations in the subsequent decades that packed the structure with engineering surprises.

US Supreme Court Ruling Sets Precedent in State Groundwater Dispute

ENR Construction

22 decision in 15-year Mississippi-Tennessee fight over shared aquifer says water must be divided equally, similar to sharing of border-crossing rivers and streams

US Supreme Court Sets Precedent in States' Groundwater Dispute

ENR Construction

22 decision nixing 15-year Mississippi claim against Tennessee over shared aquifer use impacts will affect other states, with growing climate change issues for water resources, sector experts say

US Supreme Court Ruling Sets Precedent in States' Groundwater Dispute

ENR Construction

22 decision rejecting 15-year Mississippi claim against Tennessee over shared aquifer use impacts will affect other states, particularly with growing climate change issues for water resources, sector experts say

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Wins $92M Contract for Houston Ship Channel Dredging

ENR Construction

The project will widen part of the channel from 530 ft to 700 ft and take dredged material to create an island bird habitat

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Wins $92M Contract for Houston Ship Channel Dredging

ENR Construction

The project will widen a portion of the channel from 530 ft to 700 ft and take dredged material to create an island bird habitat

$1 billion Maine Hydropower Project Halts After Governor’s Plea

ENR Construction

Utility voluntarily stops construction following Nov. 2 voter rejection of the CMP corridor, but before halt takes effect on Dec. 19 and with court challenges still pending

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ENR California/Northwest People: November 2021 News

ENR Construction

Updates about construction professionals in the California/Northwest region

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Award of Merit Renovation: The Lodge at St. Edward Park

ENR Construction

Built in 1931, the historic St. Edward Seminary in Kenmore, Wash., has been reimagined as a hotel and public amenity for visitors to St. Edward State Park

Award of Merit Small Project: Tumwater Falls Hatchery Modernization

ENR Construction

Built to help fish traverse the Deschutes River, Tumwater Falls Hatchery welcomes 250,000 annual park visitors and 3.8 million Chinook salmon each year

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City Scoop, November 2021: San Jose

ENR Construction

Rich data from Dodge Data & Analytics