Thu.Sep 14, 2017

Effect of Soil Liquefaction on Pile Foundation and its Remedies

The Constructor

Pile foundations are likely to experience liquefaction and its effects on such foundation are in several forms or ways. Effects of liquefaction on. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation Foundation

Lessons small general contractors can take from the big boys

The Korte Company

Ralph Korte didn’t plan to work in construction long when he went into business for himself in 1958 following a stint in the U.S. The plan was to bide his time until his father retired and then take over operations on the family’s farm in rural southwestern Illinois.

Registration now open for the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum 2017

BIM & Beam

We’ve got your back at the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum 2017. Are you a contractor, engineer, detailer, estimator, or fabricator? Then the fourth-annual MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum is a do-not-miss event, specifically tailored to your professional and educational interests.

Design of Curtain Wall for Water Penetration and Condensation

The Constructor

Designing curtain walls to water penetration plays critical role in keeping the safety, thermal performance and comfort of the structure and. Building Technology and Construction Guide Buildings Walls

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

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

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Koda Tiny Home Now Available Outside Estonia

Jetson Green

When it comes to tiny homes, a clever and space-saving interior layout is an absolute must. And the Koda micro home definitely has that covered.

Autocar Chooses Alabama For $120M Investment

Business Facilities Blog

Autocar will invest $120 million to expand and open a manufacturing plant in Jefferson County, AL to build its heavy-duty cab-over-engine trucks.

Texas homeowners: Be wary of fraud by unlicensed contractors

Constructor Magazine

Bad contractors who operate fly-by-night companies can descend upon storm-ravaged areas to take advantage of those in need

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Hydraulic underground boardwalk and gangway system reunites the public with the coastline in Istanbul

BD+C

For almost two full centuries, a 1.2-kilometer stretch of waterfront in Istanbul, Turkey, restricted access to the public. The area was being used as a cruise terminal, and allowed only maintenance, deliveries, and the 6,000 or so passengers disembarking from each ship to enter the fenced-off space.

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

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

Atlanta to Raise Roof for Falcons, Packers

Construction Equipment

It will be Football Night in America this coming Sunday and the long awaited high tech roof of the new Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta will take the field, weather permitting.

Top 95 multifamily architecture firms

BD+C

SBA Makes Changes to its Surety Bond Program

Construction Equipment

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today two important changes to its Surety Bond Guarantee (SBG) Program that will increase contract opportunities for small contractors, supporting them to grow their business operations. The changes will become effective on September 20, 2017.

Different types of bearings used in bridge structures

Construction Cost Estimating

Bridge bearings stand for structural equipment or devices which are set up among bridge substructure and superstructure with the purpose of transmitting the functional load together with earthquake loads; wind loads; traffic loads; and superstructure self-weight.

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

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

Altanta's Raising the Roof for Falcons and Packers This Sunday

Construction Equipment

It will be Football Night in America this coming Sunday and the long awaited high tech roof of the new Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta will take the field, weather permitting.

Capital One eschews the traditional bank with the Capital One Café

BD+C

A new modern building designed by Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio looks to create a new concept in banking that forgoes traditional tellers behind a counter and replaces them with more communal space with mobile financial advisers available to assist both bank clients and non-clients.

Detroit Approves Tallest Building in Michigan

Construction Equipment

The Detroit Downtown Development Authority approved plans to break ground on what will be Michigan's tallest building. Scheduled for a December 1, 2017 start, the mixed-use structure will fill 1.2 million square feet of space and stand about 800 feet high.

Gentrification means a new mindset for city planners

BD+C

With urban living becoming a more popular choice, especially by young people of means, long-time city residents and small businesses are being priced out of popular neighborhoods. The problem has worsened in the past decade, with seven out of the 11 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S.

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Michigan's Tallest Building Gets Approval

Construction Equipment

The Detroit Downtown Development Authority approved plans to break ground on what will be Michigan's tallest building. Scheduled for a December 1, 2017 start, the mixed-use structure will fill 1.2 million square feet of space and stand about 800 feet high.

Brigham Dickinson: Book More Calls, Wow More Customers

Constructor Magazine

Let’s face it, the customer service representative gets no attention. They feel like they’re on the bottom of the totem pole in almost every service contracting business

Cooperation and Commerce in Seoul at Global Infrastructure Conference

ENR Construction

The week of Sept. 4 was politically tense on the Korean peninsula, but construction project owners, contractors and finance experts met in the spirit of cooperation and commerce in Seoul, South Korea

Thermafiber® SAFB™ FF, the first of its kind in North America

BD+C

There is a growing, unmet need in the commercial and institutional building market for a truly sustainable, specifiable, formaldehyde-free mineral wool product line.

Merrick CFO Henline, 57, Dies in Hang-Gliding Accident

ENR Construction

Henline joined Merrick in 2006 and became the design firm’s first chief financial officer in 2008