Tue.Jan 11, 2022

4 Tools to Thwart Construction Theft

Viewpoint Construction Technology

With rising costs and stalled supply chains, theft of construction materials from job sites is on the rise; here are 4 ways to protect your projects. Construction Best Practices

Episode 14: Revenue, Relationships, and SOPs – Being a Real EHS Leader

Safety Services Company

Companies that put more emphasis on production and the bottom line will still lose revenue because of employee safety incidents. Having someone on board who’s passionate about EHS pays its own dividends.

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Concrete Revibration: Effects on Concrete and Applications in Building Construction

The Constructor

Concrete revibration is a deliberate and systematic vibration of concrete that has been vibrated sometime before. It can be carried out at any time. Concrete Technology Concrete Work Procedure How To Guide Work Procedures

Texas Buyers Are Succumbing to a Frenzied Market—But Prices May Be Slowing

Pro Builder

Texas Buyers Are Succumbing to a Frenzied Market—But Prices May Be Slowing. ldeakins. Tue, 01/11/2022 - 10:30. Texas real estate is looking more and more like the wild west, and first-time buyers are struggling to compete.

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.

New Jersey CSIT Awards Startups More Than $1M

Business Facilities

New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) awarded funding to 37 early-stage companies as part of its small business research and technology transfer programs. The post New Jersey CSIT Awards Startups More Than $1M appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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Is It Ok to Wear a Back Brace All Day?

Work Gearz

Lower back pain and back pain is one of the most common problems among young adults and adults in general. Many suffer from it due to injuries or some sort of disorder, while most others have back pain issues because of bad posture and incorrect lifting.

Experts Split on Sales Expectations for 2022

Pro Builder

Experts Split on Sales Expectations for 2022. ldeakins. Tue, 01/11/2022 - 10:15. Inventory and affordability will determine the rate of sales growth into another pivotal year for the housing market.

4 Best Dust Masks for Construction Workers

Work Gearz

Dust at construction sites can seriously damage the health of the professionals that work at a site, and workers are exposed to all sorts of dust including, wood, silica, and even lead dust.

Top 10 Best Wire and Cables Company in India [2022]

Learn Civil Engineering

Our brains and eyes are filled with bright and beautiful light as soon as we hear the term lightning. Our brains think about the safety, security, and quality of any wire or cable. India is a developing nation and electricity is vital for its development.

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.

ENR Southeast's 2022 Top Young Professionals

ENR Construction

In 2021, the Southeast construction industry needed the best efforts of these talented up-and-coming leaders to not only overcome the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, but also to address massive challenges such as water quality and the coming impacts of climate change

Why You Can’t Hire Your Way Out

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No. Rotator Image. Status of webinar Featured. How to build a pipeline of talent to keep business moving forward. Thu, 02/24/2022 - 12:00. 1 p.m.

2021 U.S. Climate-Related Disasters Second only to 2020

ENR Construction

NOAA data show costs associated with damages from climate-related extreme weather events in 2021continued to climb.

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Can Bump Caps be Worn Backwards?

Work Gearz

When you are working in constrained spaces where head protection is a must, yet there are no chances of getting hit by falling or flying object, but instead you can hit your head yourself against overhead hanging objects or low-ceilings, that is when you have to choose a bump cap instead of a hard hat. Bump caps are not even approved by OSHA and therefore, there are no set rules whether you can wear your bump caps backwards or not.

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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.

Southwest Industry News: January 2022

ENR Construction

Updates on projects and companies in the Southwest region

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Tensile Strength of Concrete| What is Tensile Strength of Concrete | Why Concrete Weak in Tension |Split Cylinder Test of Concrete | Tensile Strength Test Procedure

CivilJungle

Information of Tensile Strength of Concrete. Concrete is one of the most widely used versatile building materials in the Construction Industry which is used in the construction of various types of structures such as buildings , bridges, dams, and roads, etc.

Southwest City Scoop: Flagstaff

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on projected 2022 construction starts in the Flagstaff area

Everything You Need to Know about Construction Bonds

Pro Builder

Everything You Need to Know about Construction Bonds. mbeirne. Tue, 01/11/2022 - 13:22. The construction industry is one of the most difficult to navigate as a contractor and client.

Southwest People for January 2022

ENR Construction

Updates about construction professionals in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico

Smaller Markets Offer Relief and Opportunity for First-Time Home Buyers In 2022

Pro Builder

Smaller Markets Offer Relief and Opportunity for First-Time Home Buyers In 2022. ldeakins. Tue, 01/11/2022 - 10:22. These hidden gem housing markets could turn weary first-time buyers into successful homeowners.

Viewpoint: Helping Workers With the Mental Health Crisis

ENR Construction

Firms should put in place a comprehensive plan to help workers through high-stress periods in their lives

What Rising Mortgage Rates Could Mean for Prospective Home Buyers

Pro Builder

What Rising Mortgage Rates Could Mean for Prospective Home Buyers. ldeakins. Tue, 01/11/2022 - 10:26. The real estate rollercoaster is reaching its latest peak and more gains are fast approaching.

2021 US Climate-Related Disasters Second Only to 2020 in Cost

ENR Construction

NOAA data show costs associated with damages from climate-related extreme weather events in 2021 continued to climb.

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Victor Lance

Pro Builder

Victor Lance. Victor Lance is the founder and president of Lance Surety Bond Associates , Inc.He began his career as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving two combat tours.

Southwest Snapshot for January 2022

ENR Construction

Photographs chosen by our editors from submissions to ENR.com/southwest/photos

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Standard Height of Window from Floor Level | Window Sill Height from Floor

CivilJungle

Standard Height of Window from Floor Level. To the base of the window from the floor level up, the height is known as the sill level of the window. It is the bottom or lowermost horizontal part of the window.

Marc L. Levitan: Spearheading the New Standard for Tornado-Resistant Design

ENR Construction

Marc L. Levitan recalls being at first enthralled by the sound and light show of the thunderstorms and then traumatized by the flooding in his neighborhood in Bucks County, Pa., during 1972’s Hurricane Agnes. He was 10.

Kansas Contractor Sentenced to Prison for Veteran, Minority Ownership Fraud Scheme

ENR Construction

Mattew C. McPherson forfeited $5.5 million and was sentenced to more than two years in prison without parole

Sigmund Reinsborg Log: Taking the Reins at a Major Public Agency to Advance 100% Model-based Bridges

ENR Construction

Gabriel Neves, Tekla bridge structures manager, recalls meeting Sigmund Reinsborg Log, head of section/head of verification and approval for the Department of Structures, an authoritative body of Norway’s Directorate of Public Roads.

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Lorna Kenna: Managing the Groundwork at Kennedy Space Center for the Next Mission to the Moon

ENR Construction

Lorna Kenna’s day job is helping Americans return to the moon. As vice president and general manager of the Jacobs Space Operations Group at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.,

Chris Frieberg: Leading a major collaboration that led to the fast fix of a cracked tie beam on the de Soto Bridge

ENR Construction

Teamwork, collaboration and trust would prove just as critical as technical skill and logistical resourcefulness in reopening the Interstate 40/Hernando de Soto Bridge, closed in May 2021 following discovery of a cracked tie beam

John A. Gabatese: Engineering Professor Asking Why Known Jobsite Hazards Can't Be Removed

ENR Construction

Freed from the limitations and demands of construction design work, engineering professors can champion causes in the construction industry’s best interest