Tue.Jul 28, 2020

The Dotted Line: The pros and cons of construction manager delivery methods

Construction Dive

CMc, CMa, CM/GC: Do you know the subtle differences between each of these delivery methods

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Bobcat Chooses Partner for Electric/Hydraulic Compact Excavators

Construction Equipment

Doosan Bobcat North America and Green Machine Equipment, a manufacturer of renewable power drive systems, have announced a strategic partnership to produce electric/hydraulic Bobcat compact excavators. Green Machine will custom retrofit Bobcat excavators with their proprietary battery technology to

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Virginia first state to enact COVID-19 emergency temporary standard

Construction Dive

An ETS regarding coronavirus-related workplace safety requirements for contractors and other businesses is also in the works for Oregon

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Shutterfly Investing $23M In Ohio Expansion

Business Facilities

Shutterfly, a digital photo products manufacturing company, will expand production and create 100 new jobs at its Galion, OH facility. Read: Shutterfly Investing $23M In Ohio Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Hilti Announces New Wearable Exoskeleton for Tradespeople

Construction Junkie

Heavy lifting, exhausting overhead work, and awkward positions are just some of the perks of working in construction, but they can also lead to chronic back and shoulder pain for many later in life.

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How to Cast and Fix Precast Concrete Door and Window Frames?

The Constructor

Precast concrete is prepared by casting concrete in reusable molds or “form” which is then treated in a controlled environment, conveyed to the. Concrete Technology How To Guide Work Procedures

Is a Foreclosure Crisis on the Horizon?

Pro Builder

Is a Foreclosure Crisis on the Horizon? cbroderick. Tue, 07/28/2020 - 09:08. When unemployment spiked, the Federal Housing Finance Agency put forth measures such as yearlong mortgage forbearance and a moratorium on foreclosures for federally backed mortgages to keep citizens housed.

What Can Construction Expect in Cities?

Constructech

The construction of buildings and cities needs to evolve—taking into consideration density and social distancing. Contractors will be tasked with making all these changes—quickly. In fact, I see a boom coming in order to make all these much-needed changes come to fruition.

Not Everybody Needs the Same Excavator

Construction Business Owner

Not Everybody Needs the Same Excavator. Kathy Wells. Tue, 07/28/2020 - 14:43.

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

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

The First Permitted Tire Bale Home in New Mexico

Natural Building

I recently received the following email from Kimi Ishikawa: We are in the process of building the first-ever fully permitted tire bale home in New Mexico!

Webinar - Concrete Moisture Testing – Moisture Mitigation Solutions

GCP Applied Technologies

Webinar - Concrete Moisture Testing – Moisture Mitigation Solutions. Phillip.fry@gc…. Tue, 07/28/2020 - 13:26. GCP Applied Technologies. July 28, 2020. One hour – two premiere solutions.

For the fourth consecutive quarter, Los Angeles leads the U.S. hotel construction pipeline at the close of Q2’ 20

BD+C

Which type of foundation is best for black cotton soil?

The Constructor

Which type of foundation is best for black cotton soil? The post Which type of foundation is best for black cotton soil? appeared first on The

8 Best Class 3 Safety Vests for Work

Work Gearz

You definitely want to protect yourself from the hazards of your work sites, be it you are working at construction, or traffic points, or airports or utility crews, or emergency responders, right?

How to Install Drywall Panels for Wall Construction?

The Constructor

Drywalls, also known as plasterboard or wallboard, are gypsum-made panels used for the construction, renovation, and reparation of walls and. Building Technology Guide How To Guide

Senate Republicans' coronavirus relief measure includes provisions that will help hard-hit construction firms recover

BD+C

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the release today of Senate Republican’s latest coronavirus relief measure, the Heals Act

How Construction Sector can Reduce the Carbon Emission?

The Constructor

What efforts are needed by the construction sector to reduce carbon emission? As per one report, construction and the built-up environment is

4 New Live/Work Housing Design Solutions

Pro Builder

4 New Live/Work Housing Design Solutions. ibush. Tue, 07/28/2020 - 06:00. Live/work designs are nothing new, but they have a fresh relevance due to the coronavirus. Larry W. Garnett, FAIBD, House Review Lead Designer.

Which is the best online course available to be be certified as auditor in construction field?

The Constructor

Which is the best online course available to be be certified as auditor in construction field? The post Which is the best online course available to

Cat celebrates dozer landmark

Digger Blog

One of the many industry events cancelled amid all this coronavirus stuff was a planned celebration in Peoria of the Caterpillar bulldozer. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

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Post-pandemic workplace design will not be the same for all

BD+C

Part I: Workplace Pre-Pandemic

What are the criteria/requirements to become a Government approved valuator ?

The Constructor

What are the criteria/requirements to become a Government approved valuator ? The post What are the criteria/requirements to become a Government

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6 must reads for the AEC industry today: July 28, 2020

BD+C

92 million reconstruction of St. Petersburg Municipal Pier completes (BD+C) . The $92 million reconstruction of the St. Petersburg Municipal Pier has completed.

What is the moisture content limits in plastered walls before we take up the painting work?

The Constructor

What is the moisture content limits in plastered walls before we take up the painting work? The post What is the moisture content limits in

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Announcing ENR Texas & Louisiana's Excellence in Safety Awards

ENR Construction

ENR Texas & Louisiana is honoring four projects for their outstanding safety records and job-site procedures as part of the annual Excellence in Safety Award, a part of our regional Best Projects competition

Explain the importance of construction industry for the economic development of the country?

The Constructor

Explain the importance of construction industry for the economic development of the country? The post Explain the importance of construction

How Viewpoint Analytics Can Help You Future-Proof Your Construction Business

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Contractors now have the advanced data analytics 'easy button' at their fingertips. Viewpoint Technology

Which agencies in India are having a license to certify and calibrate construction testing equipments?

The Constructor

Which agencies in India are having a license to certify and calibrate construction testing equipments? The post Which agencies in India are having a

California utility adopts climate emergency declaration

BD+C

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) recently adopted a climate emergency declaration. The declaration includes a commitment to working toward an ambitious goal of delivering carbon-neutral electricity by 2030.

4 Feel Good Initiatives From the Housing Industry

Pro Builder

4 Feel Good Initiatives From the Housing Industry. cbroderick. Tue, 07/28/2020 - 08:53. John Burns Real Estate Consulting gathered four positive initiatives from the housing industry, highlighting companies that have stepped up in this time of need.

After a Decade of Work, Fusion Reactor Assembly Begins

ENR Construction

Construction of the fusion reactor's buildings ended in March. Components began arriving a month later

Home Affordability Sees Slight Uptick in June

Pro Builder

Home Affordability Sees Slight Uptick in June. cbroderick. Tue, 07/28/2020 - 09:14. Amongst all generations, more than 75% of homebuyers can afford less than half of the homes for sale in their markets.

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