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Circular Prestressing

The Constructor

Circular Prestressing" is employed to denote the prestressing of circular structures such as pipes and tanks where the prestressing wires are wound in circles. In contrast to this term, "linear prestressing” is used to include all other types of prestressing, where the cables may be either straight or curved, but not wound in circles around a circular structure.

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Unlocking New Construction Clients And Markets

Contractor Bookkeeping

For a business to thrive and grow, it needs a strategic plan and the ability to find new customers and continually tap into promising markets. However, this can be easier said than done in a highly competitive trade industry. With time, the quality of your work will speak for itself, which is the most valuable testimonial of all. While your good reputation preceding you is undoubtedly essential, there are a few other ways that you'll want to market your services to ensure that you have a steady

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Babcock & Wilcox, Utility Gain $16M for Blue Hydrogen at Wyo. Plant

ENR Construction

Gillette coal-fired power plant would deploy firm's innovative technology for blue hydrogen also expandable to other Powder River Basin plants, state said, despite advocates push for cleaner green hydrogen.

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ABC: Monthly Construction Input Prices Surge 1%

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction input prices increased 1% in January compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors’ analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data. Nonresidential construction input prices increased 0.9% for the month. Overall construction input prices are 0.4% higher than a year ago, while nonresidential construction materials prices are 0.7% higher.

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Optimize Operational Processes With an Industry-Specific ERP

As the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems in the construction industry is critical to optimizing operations, it's critical that decision makers conduct a thorough software evaluation to find the one that best aligns to their needs.

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Tensile architecture: Where substance meets style

Construction Specifier

Photos courtesy Huntsman By David Peragallo Tensile architecture, also known as tensile structures or fabric architecture, is becoming a popular choice for applications such as stadiums, airport hubs, train and bus stations, exhibition halls, event pavilions, and temporary structures such as festival tents. This structural design approach uses tension forces to create stable and visually striking structures.

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Government nuclear policy slammed for lack of clarity

Construction Law

A cross-party parliamentary committee of MPs has slammed government nuclear policy over the proposed building of small modular reactors (SMRs). To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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Style meets substance in the design and materiality of tensile architecture

Construction Specifier

Photos courtesy Huntsman By David Peragallo Tensile architecture, also known as tensile structures or fabric architecture, is becoming a popular choice for applications such as stadiums, airport hubs, train and bus stations, exhibition halls, event pavilions, and temporary structures such as festival tents. This structural design approach uses tension forces to create stable and visually striking structures.

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Company fined £450,000 for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences

Construction Law

A company has been fined £450,000 with £167,601 costs for corporate manslaughter and a director has received a suspended prison sentence for health and safety offences after a labourer was crushed to death at a construction site. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

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Monthly Construction Input Prices Surge 1% in January

Contractor Magazine

Nonresidential construction input prices increased 0.9% for the month.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

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Court rejects attempt to force engineer to produce a collateral warranty

Construction Law

The Scottish Court of Session has ruled that a structural engineer could not be compelled to execute and deliver a collateral warranty in favour of the landowner more than five years after the conclusion of a contract between the engineer and the project’s contractor which created the obligation to produce a warranty that was never complied with. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

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California Energy Commission OKs $1.9B for EV Charging Stations

ENR Construction

The new funding will build 40,000 new chargers statewide, adding to nearly 94,000 public and shared private chargers currently installed in California.

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Roads regulator starts investigation into National Highways performance

Construction Law

The Office of Rail and Road is to investigate whether National Highways is taking every action that could 'reasonably be expected' of it to meet its targets under the current Road Investment Strategy which has a year to run. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

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Californis Energy Commission OKs $1.9B for EV Charging Stations

ENR Construction

The new funding will build 40,000 new chargers statewide, adding to nearly 94,000 public and shared private chargers currently installed in California.

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Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

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Safety regulator looking for a high profile prosecution

Construction Law

Many contractors are ignoring safety regulations despite repeated warnings that measures introduced by the Building Safety Act are already in place and affect every project, not just high rise residential projects (HRBs), according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

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California Energy Commission Approves $1.9B for EV Charging Stations

ENR Construction

California intends to add 40,000 more sites.