Sun.Apr 04, 2021

Green Buildings are Subsidizing Conventional Buildings Stymying Climate Progress

Green Building Law Update

Green building bonds, which are higher rated and could provide cheaper capital for green building projects, can correct the current market that prices mortgages, green building or nongreen, the same, stimulating the economy and repairing the planet.

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What is Batching of Concrete? & Types of Batching of Concrete Methods

Civiconcepts

Concrete is a multipurpose, long-lasting, environmentally friendly, and inexpensive material as well as a globally recognized construction material. To produce better quality concrete, the components of concrete must be calculated … What is Batching of Concrete? &

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Construction Technologies for Erection of Balanced Cantilever Bridge

The Constructor

A balanced cantilever bridge is mostly constructed for cast-in-place and precast segmental bridges. While cast-in-place segmental bridges are. Bridges Case study

Under Reamed Pile – Construction, Uses, IS Code & Applications

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Under Reamed Pile? A cast-in-situ solid pile with an expanded base called bulb (bulb has shape of triangle) at the base made by one or the other removing or digging soil or by some other appropriate method is called Under-Reamed Pile. Another name for under-Reamed Piles is bored cast-in-situ concrete piles. These piles […].

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

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

Land Seizure for Pipelines Is Unconstitutional, New Jersey Tells High Court

ENR Construction

State challenges PennEast Pipeline's push to condemn state land despite FERC project approval, terming it a “serious affront” to its sovereignty. High court will hear both sides' oral arguments on April 28

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Land Seizure for Pipelines is Unconstitutional, State Tells High Court

ENR Construction

NJ challenges PennEast Pipeline push to condemn state land despite FERC project approval, terming it a "serious affront" to its sovereignty. High court will hear both sides' oral arguments on April 28

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Modulus of Resilience – Definition, Calculation & Examples

Learn Civil Engineering

Modulus of Resilience Definition of Modulus of Resilience: The modulus of elasticity is the maximum energy per unit volume that a material can absorb and return to its original position. If you want to be an excellent structural engineer, then the idea of ??elastic

Off-Grid Monolithic Cob House

Natural Building

The Stoltz Bluff Eco-Retreat is a monolithic cob house that’s completely off-grid. It has a 1-kilowatt solar power system and a backup generator for electricity, a propane radiant in-floor heating system and a Rumford fireplace for heat, and a constructed wetland for natural wastewater treatment.

AI and Net Zero

Constructech

The climate crisis has taken a backseat to the COVID crisis across most of the world. That doesn’t mean work isn’t being done to mitigate the climate change and environmental emergency, just that it gets done “offline” more than usual.

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.

Ferrovial Consortium Wins $1.5B Project to Expand I-35 in San Antonio

ENR Construction

The project, located on the city's north side, is expected to take six years to complete

Georgia [Infrastructure] on My Mind

Constructech

In Georgia, historic buildings bump shoulders with modern ones in large cities and small towns. And like many locations, large cities grow larger as they attract business and companies looking for talent and economic benefits. But small towns tend to grow or disappear.

France's Vinci Inks $5.75B Deal for Big Unit of Spain-Based ACS

ENR Construction

French contractor is set to buy rival's energy business to gain share of growing global renewables and power transmission construction work

Ferrovial Consortium Wins $1.5B Project Expanding I-35 in San Antonio

ENR Construction

The project, located on the north side of San Antonio, is expected to take six years to complete