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What is Substructure and Superstructure in Building Construction?

The Constructor

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Construction planning posts largest decline of 2024

Construction Dive

Institutional developments, which include life sciences and lab projects that surged during the pandemic, have now slowed down, according to Dodge Construction Network.

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US Construction Half a Million Workers Short

Construction Today

In recent years, the US construction sector has grappled with a formidable challenge: a significant dearth of proficient laborers. Fresh data released by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) underscores the gravity of this shortfall, estimating a staggering deficit of 501,000 workers to satisfy existing demand. This insufficiency poses a grave peril to the expansion and solidity of the… Source The post US Construction Half a Million Workers Short appeared first on Construction Tod

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The internet ‘wasn’t designed to be secure’: Gilbane CIO

Construction Dive

Karen Higgins-Carter, the company’s chief information officer and a former banking industry executive, says contractors need to band together against cyber threats.

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Forecasting With Confidence: How Contractors Can Solve Four Common Challenges

At the highest level, contractors understand the importance of accurately predicting and preparing for variances in costs or schedules when delivering a construction project. In fact, leaders know it is essential to the profitability, cash flow and potential viability of projects. For that reason, forward-thinking decision-makers who know that forecasting is a complex process, also realize that this is not feasible by using out-of-date systems.

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National Drinking Water Standard Issued to Protect 100M People from PFAS

Contractor Magazine

Legally enforceable standard to protect communities from harmful per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as ‘forever chemicals.

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EPA Issues New PFAS Standard, Provides $1B for Testing, Cleanup of 'Forever Chemicals'

ENR Construction

Funding for the two-pronged initiative aimed at reducing exposure to cancer-linked per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) c omes from the IIJA.

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KPF designs NYC’s first all-electric academic research lab building at Columbia University

Construction Dive

The building will exceed New York City’s Local Law 97 greenhouse gas emissions rules, despite increased ventilation requirements, the architecture firm says.

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Maryland OKs Pimlico Race Course Rebuild

ENR Construction

Maryland’s General Assembly approved a $400-million revitalization program for the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

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Skanska Releases Electric Compaction Roller on LA Megaproject

Construction Today

The construction industry stands on the brink of a transformative era, driven by the advent of electric and intelligent compaction equipment. This new age technology is not just a nod towards sustainability but a leap into efficiency, offering a myriad of benefits from reduced emissions to enhanced precision in infrastructure projects. As urban landscapes burgeon and the clamor for resilient… Source The post Skanska Releases Electric Compaction Roller on LA Megaproject appeared first on Co

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Leading the Way in Construction EHS Software

The Verdantix Green Quadrant: EHS Software 2023 is an independent third-party analysis of 23 EHS software vendors (including Intelex) that provides an in-depth look at the technical capabilities, application breadth, innovation focus, and momentum of key environmental, health, and safety management software market players. The guide is essential reading for EHS software benchmarking, especially for understanding unique vendor strengths and capabilities.

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US Offers TSMC $6.6B to Support Arizona Chip Plant Projects

ENR Construction

The semiconductor manufacturer also announced plans to build a third fab in Phoenix.

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Autodesk Construction Cloud’s Game-Changing Product Releases

Construction Today

At Autodesk, the commitment to continually enhance construction management solutions drives innovation to empower teams for exceptional results. This month, Autodesk unveils over 45 groundbreaking product releases across the Autodesk Construction Cloud platform, featuring significant updates to Autodesk Build and Autodesk BIM Collaborate. Let’s explore the key features and enhancements poised to… Source The post Autodesk Construction Cloud’s Game-Changing Product Releases appea