Fri.Aug 23, 2019

5 Methods to Increase Structural Stiffness

The Constructor

The improvement of structural stiffness is crucial because the trend of building construction is toward taller, wider floor, and longer span. Structural Engineering Tall Buildings Buildings Shear Walls Structural Design

Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC. Read: Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers- Properties, and Applications

The Constructor

Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) is a type of composite materials consist of carbon fiber and polymer. The carbon fiber provides the strength. Concrete Technology Fiber reinforced fibre Fibre reinforced

23-Year-Old Invents SkyHorn Load Warning System

Construction Equipment

Robert Burke’s family has worked within the construction industry since as long as he can remember. So when the opportunity to create a worksite safety device fell into his hands, he felt a personal pull to pursue it. “My My dad has been in the construction industry for a long time, so I started

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

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

Help… I Need Someone

Contractor Magazine

So how are we to get young people into the trade

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CENTRIA Formawall® completes Caliguiri Plaza affordable housing

BD+C

CENTRIA’s Formawall® high-performance building envelope effectively enabled the design team at Renaissance 3 Architects to achieve Caliguiri Plaza’s modern, vibrant façade — and to integrate the structure with the neighborhood.

Silver-Line Plastics Agrees to be Acquired by IPEX

Contractor Magazine

With this acquisition, IPEX will increase its market position in the US with an expanded product portfolio

5 converging trends for healthcare's future

BD+C

Tradition and innovation. Technology and medicine. Retail and clinics. Our solutions to both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges lie at the convergence of technologies, industries, and types of care. Our Regional Director for Health in China, Sangmin Lee, KIA, LEED AP BD+C, recently delivered a presentation at the 20th China Hospital Construction Conference in Chengdu on the current trends in global healthcare. .

Three Legs of the Plumbing Training Triangle

Contractor Magazine

There are three aspects to training, which are the three legs of the Plumbing Training Triangle

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Snøhetta to design Shanghai Grand Opera House

BD+C

Snøhetta recently won an international design competition for the Shanghai Grand Opera House in Shanghai, China. The Oslo-based firm has developed the architectural, landscape, interior, and graphic design for the project, which will be undertaken in partnership with ECADI

WWETT Show to Partner With ASEAN Water Series

Contractor Magazine

The new portfolio will span across the U.S., Vietnam, Philippines, Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia

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OSHA to Step Up Drone Inspections

Construction Equipment

EHS Today reports that The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is stepping up the use of drones to inspect worksites. OSHA reportedly used drones with cameras to conduct nine inspections of employer facilities in 2018, along with an additional nine in 2019. The group has

Atlanta Hotel Reopens Following Fatal Legionnaire's Outbreak

Contractor Magazine

The outbreak had 13 confirmed cases, including one death

Ways Your Construction Company Can Spend More Now and Save You Money Long-Term

Contractor Bookkeeping

During my lifetime, I have seen too many contractors work hard, never have enough money to retire.

5 Ways to Make Recruiting Easier

Contractor Magazine

In this article, you’ll read about five ways to make recruiting easier for you so you can build a bigger, stronger team

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Details about structural and non structural defects in buildings

Construction Cost Estimating

Concrete has diversified nature. It casts in place by including or excluding reinforcement. It is also precast or pre-stressed to attain necessary strength. For this purpose, there should be adequate knowledge on the behavior and constituents based on which the concrete is produced.

Nebraska Court Ruling Backs Latest Keystone XL Pipeline Route

ENR Construction

Decision upholds state commission's 2017 finding that routing is in the public interest

Nufarm Renews its Presenting Sponsor Commitment to GreenCare for Troops

Green Industry Professionals

$150,000 contribution will help sustain, expand and diversify program for military families

NaturaLawn Continues Growth With Hire of Regional Managers

Green Industry Professionals

Combined total of 40 years of turf management expertise