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Mechanics liens up 40% as COVID-19 pandemic disrupts industry

Construction Dive

The increase in liens filed from January through March indicates that contractors and suppliers took action to protect their payments as projects began to shut down in response to the novel coronavirus

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Indiana Serves 10,000 Small Businesses Through PPE Marketplace

Business Facilities

Since launching in early May, the Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace has received nearly 20,000 orders for personal protective equipment (PPE) and has fulfilled 10,000 orders. Read: Indiana Serves 10,000 Small Businesses Through PPE Marketplace at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Fisher Sand and Gravel wins $1.3B border wall job

Construction Dive

The contract is being questioned by a high-ranking House Democrat, who earlier asked the Defense Department to determine if another Fisher wall project was properly awarded

Initial and Final Setting Time of Cement Test, Procedure & Result

Civiconcepts

The post Initial and Final Setting Time of Cement Test, Procedure & Result appeared first on Civiconcepts. CEMENT PRACTICALS CIVIL ENGG.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How to Use Tech to Train Employees & Track Leading Indicators

Construction Business Owner

How to Use Tech to Train Employees & Track Leading Indicators. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 05/21/2020 - 13:22. How leaders in the construction industry are using technology to track indicators of performance, safety and more to better train their workforce

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How to Treat & Prevent Condensation in Buildings? [PDF]

The Constructor

Condensation is a severe issue in buildings that, when ignored, can cause critical dampness problems to the walls, windows, fittings, fixtures, and. How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide

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IDT Expands COVID-19 Product Manufacturing In Research Triangle Park

Business Facilities

IDT's new North Carolina manufacturing facility will offer unmatched turnaround time and product options to support researchers in the region. Read: IDT Expands COVID-19 Product Manufacturing In Research Triangle Park at BusinessFacilities.com.

Why shrinkage is more in Singly Reinforced section as compare to doubly Reinforced Section in RCC ?

The Constructor

Why shrinkage is more in the Singly Reinforced section as compare to doubly Reinforced Section in RCC? Please give a detailed reason for what happens

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VERIFI® Closes Deal with Singapore Concrete Technology Innovator Pan-United Concrete

GCP Applied Technologies

VERIFI® Closes Deal with Singapore Concrete Technology Innovator Pan-United Concrete. michael.delros…. Thu, 05/21/2020 - 13:13. GCP Applied Technologies. May 20, 2020. GCP Applied Technologies has reached an agreement with Pan-United Concrete Pte. Singapore’s largest concrete and cement provider.

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

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

How to do Brickwork in Circular and Flat Arches? [PDF]

The Constructor

An arch is a curved structure that bridges an elevated or open space that supports heavy load and forces that act from above it. The construction of. Brick Masonry Brickwork How To Guide Work Procedures

Why a Great Relationship with the Right Dealer is Crucial to Your Success

Construction Business Owner

Why a Great Relationship with the Right Dealer is Crucial to Your Success. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 05/21/2020 - 14:10. Why who you buy your construction equipment from can matter just as much or more as what equipment you buy—dealership tips

What is the Diference between Semi Dense Bituminous Macadam (SDBC) and Bituminous Macadam (BM)?

The Constructor

What is the Diference between Semi Dense Bituminous Macadam (SDBC) and Bituminous Macadam (BM)? The post What is the Diference between Semi Dense

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Komatsu’s new 90-tonne mining truck

Digger Blog

The Komatsu HD785-8 rigid bump truck, with its payload capacity of 92.2 tonnes, is built for mining and quarry applications. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

Different Test Methods For Workability of Self Compacting Concrete

The Constructor

Self-compacting concrete (SCC) is a highly flowable, non-segregating concrete that fills uniformly and completely every corner of formwork by its own.

NJ Engineering School Powers Through Battery Problems for Hospital PPE

ENR Construction

A shortage of lithium batteries forced doctors and engineers to improvise to keep their protective equipment operating

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Wilson Equipment Opens Branch in Salem, Oregon

Construction Equipment

Wilson Equipment has opened its third location, Bobcat of Salem, in Salem, Oregon. Steve and April Wilson founded the company in 1983 to refurbish used equipment and cater to rental customers. The new dealership expands the company to serve its growing customer base in southern Oregon and northern

What is the size of the gravel which is used in pavements for Granular base?

The Constructor

What is the size of the gravel which is used in pavements for Granular base and Which type of soil is mostly used? The post What is the size of the

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Using Data Analytics to Scale Your Business for the Future

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No. Rotator Image. Learn how you can use data analytics to easily identify business opportunities. Thu, 06/25/2020 - 12:00. 2 p.m. ReadyTalk form.

Architect Billings Hit Record Low in April, Says AIA

ENR Construction

Economic impacts of COVID-19 have caused industry-wide decline

7 must reads for the AEC industry today: May 21, 2020

BD+C

Warehouses Are the New Darling of Commercial Real-Estate Thanks to a Surge in E-Commerce (Business Insider). The U.S. market for warehouse spaces could surge as the coronavirus crisis crams years of online shopping adoption into just a few months

Recycling Housing

Constructech

When built, housing is usually priced and sold or rented at a rate in line with the local community. Upper income areas get higher priced housing while mid-level areas get a broader range of pricing commensurate with the full range of incomes there.

Revit 2021 - W Shapes-Column Family is Missing

Revit OpEd

The stock imperial architecture template has the W Shapes-Column family loaded with two types: W10X33 and W10X49. I was experimenting with new features and noticed the family isn't part of the 2021 content deployment, weird. I had to reload from the 2020 version to add a size.

Two interior design firms align to expand their global reach

BD+C

Two global design firms focused on interiors are joining forces via a strategic partnership.

EPA's Rollback of Rules Faces Senate Committee Scrutiny

ENR Construction

Andrew Wheeler was asked about the relaxation of reporting requirements during the pandemic

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New coronavirus test developed for frontline NHS workers can diagnose infection in FOUR HOURS, Cambridge researchers claim

Construction Test

A test has been developed that could see frontline staff screened in just four hours – and it’s already being used in one hospital.

NY-NJ Transport Chief Amplifies Pitch for $3B to Fill COVID-19 Revenue Hit

ENR Construction

The virus impact on aviation, port, rail, bus and bridge traffic puts $20 billion of planned capital spend at risk, said Rick Cotton, regional Port Authority executive director at NJ airport briefing

Leicester goalkeeper Danny Ward sets up Cash for Kids programme to help vulnerable kids in the North West and Wales during coronavirus pandemic

Construction Test

goalkeeper Danny Ward has returned to his regional roots to help struggling families with children receive free meals during lockdown.

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Billings Hit Record Low in April, Says AIA

ENR Construction

Economic impacts of COVID-19 have caused industry-wide decline

Revealed: Britons’ top 20 most-searched-for holiday prices for end-of-the-year getaways – and it’s Benidorm that’s No1, followed by the Maldives, Las Vegas and Tenerife

Construction Test

There is no knowing when travel restrictions will be lifted and when it will be possible and safe to fly again – but it isn’t stopping Britons from dreaming of getting away to far-off destinations.

Wastewater Utilities Help Track Spread of Coronavirus

ENR Construction

Utilities and scientists around the world are using advances in epidemiological technology specific to wastewater to measure virus genetics and active form, says one industry expert in Michigan

Men from Bristol are the biggest fibbers when it comes to telling their partner how good they look

Construction Test

BRISTOL men are the biggest fibbers when it comes to telling their partner how good they look — with nearly half lying to them. Some 41 per cent of men from the city confessed to saying their other half was “beautiful” when in reality they looked in a right state, according to a poll.

See The Preliminary List of ENR Midwest's Top Contractors

ENR Construction

Still a chance to have your construction company counted in our Midwest Top Contractors List