Mon.Mar 18, 2019

Survey: Lacking laborforce has contractors missing deadlines

Construction Dive

A new report finds that 70% of firms struggle to meet project targets because of the shortage and that 40% have had to turn down work

Let’s Fix Construction: A truly serious (and effective) blog for construction businesses

Construction Marketing Ideas

Eric Lussier‘s most recent posting in Let’s Fix Construction touches close to home.

IDEA 87

PDI Opens New Global HQ In New Jersey

Business Facilities

The healthcare and infection prevention company's new Bergen County, NJ headquarters includes a new state-of-the-art lab and innovation center. Read: PDI Opens New Global HQ In New Jersey at BusinessFacilities.com.

LAX breaks ground on $5B automated people mover system

Construction Dive

LINXS will design and build the Los Angeles International Airport system for under $2 billion, while the remainder of the contract includes 25 years of operations and maintenance

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

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

JOC Best Practices

Job Order Contracting

JOC Best Practices LEAN Job Order Contracting. Job Order Contract best practices should be implemented when developing JOC Programs as well as creating JOC work orders, accepting JOC projects, and filings JOC notices of completion, etc.

More Trending

How to measure minimum bar spacing for Bundle Bars in Cast-in Place Concrete as per AASHTO provisions

Construction Cost Estimating

Minimum Bar Spacing: As per AASHTO LRFD, section 5.10, the minimum bar spacing for bundled bars should be measured on the basis of the acquired diameter rather than computing from individual diameters. As for instance, if there are 2 nos.

New luxury multifamily development set to bring 254 units to the Maryland suburbs

BD+C

Glenmont, Md. is about to receive its first new multifamily development in decades. Dubbed Atelier, the development will bring 254 units to a site adjacent to the Glenmont Metro station in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Metro 72

Video: Drone Records Bridge Section Placement at I-59/20

Construction Equipment

Contractors working for the Alabama Department of Transportation continue into the seventh week of construction on the I-59/20 bridges through downtown Birmingham. The bridges are being torn down and rebuilt as part of a $475 million project, requiring the highway to be closed for an estimated 14

ABC branch sues school district over 'unconstitutional' PLAs

Construction Dive

Even low bidders aren't entitled to perform work for Minneapolis Public Schools unless they agree to hire union workers

CNH 3D Prints Spare Parts

Construction Equipment

CNH Industrial has produced its first 3D printed spare parts. Using additive manufacturing, the company creates components from a digital file to build layers of material under computer control. Once printed, each part is tested to ensure it meets CNH standards. The company has printed four parts

In $5B Makeover, Retail-Entertainment Hub Now is 'American Dream'

ENR Construction

The former Xanadu in the Meadowlands is an eyesore no more

[VIDEO] Workforce Promo Shows Day in the Life

Construction Equipment

The American Concrete Pumping Association has released a video showcasing a day in the life of a concrete pump operator in support of its Workforce Development program. Our new Day in the Life video will enhance our recruiting efforts by giving viewers a visual representation of real-world pumping

Historic Midwest Floods Destroy Roads, Bridges, Dams and Levees

ENR Construction

The region is still in flood-fight mode as Missouri and Mississippi river basins top record river heights from rains and snowfall

University of Arizona Student Success District begins construction

BD+C

Sundt Construction has recently begun construction on the University of Arizona Student Success District, an interconnected district on the university’s Tucson campus that will provide indoor and outdoor spaces

American Dream Turns NJ Mall Into Shopping-Entertainment Hub

ENR Construction

The former Xanadu in Meadlowlands is an eyesore no more

NJ 58

ACPA Names Safe Operator of the Year

Construction Equipment

Bobby Blankenship of Merli Concrete Pumping has been named 2018 Safe Operator of the Year by the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA). Safety is one of the American Concrete Pumping Association’s highest priorities, and our goal is to foster a culture of safety at every level in the

Vancouver’s Broadway SkyTrain Subway Line Construction Planned for 2020

ENR Construction

The project is part of a 10-year plan by Metro Vancouver’s Mayors Council and will add 3.5 miles and six stations to the light rail Millennium Line

Metro 58

XL Offers Plug-In Hybrid System for 2019 F-250 Pickup

Construction Equipment

XL has announced a plug-in hybrid-electric system for Ford’s 2019 F-250 pickup, and says the product will boost fuel economy by 50 percent and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 30 percent. The system is designed for installation on new F-250s with the 6.2-liter gasoline V-8 and should fit

L+M's Affordable Housing is Profitable, Innovative and Helps Locals

ENR Construction

ENR New York's Owner of the Year builds residential and multi-use projects

TMT ServiceConnect Links Fleets to Service Locations

Construction Equipment

The Trimble TMT ServiceConnect module connects fleet shops using TMT Fleet Maintenance to more than 4,500 medium- and heavy-duty service locations, including many OEM dealers, throughout North America. The module is powered by Decisiv Service Relationship Management technology and provides more

American Dream Turns NJ Mall Into $5B Retail-Entertainment Hub

ENR Construction

The former Xanadu in the Meadowlands is an eyesore no more

NJ 57

Up to 60 Percent Less Exhaust Emissions and Up to 20 Percent More Fuel Efficiency

Green Industry Professionals

Husqvarna designed 535LS, 535LST and 535LK trimmers to combine power and durability with a light weight

City Scoop: Waterfront, Education Projects in Camden, NJ

ENR Construction

Overall construction spending expected to drop by more than 9% this year

NJ 55

The Lightest Professional Gas-Powered Chain Saws in Their Class

Green Industry Professionals

STIHL specially engineered its MS 462 C-M and MS 462 R C-M chain saws for the pro desiring more power and less weight

Infrastructure, Residential Projects Spur NY Region

ENR Construction

The 40 largest projects to break ground in the region in 2018 had a total construction value of almost $14.5 billion

Owner of the Year MidAmerican's Answer to Clean Energy is Blowin' in the Wind

ENR Construction

Warren Buffett-owned Iowa utility plans to meet 100% of customers’ power needs from renewable sources by 2021

Iowa 46

O'Hare Airport Opens Nation's Biggest Deicing Facility

ENR Construction

The Chicago Dept. of Aviation unveiled an 835,000-sq-ft centralized deicing facility on the west side of O’Hare International Airport in February

In Consent Decree, NYC Agrees to Carry Out $3B in Reservoir Projects

ENR Construction

Projects include $1.6-billion cover for Hillview Reservoir in Yonkers

38

LeChase, Dewberry NJIT, Others Make Key Appointments

ENR Construction

Updates about construction professionals

Midwest Pulse: Construction Project News for March 2019

ENR Construction

Caton Commercial Real Estate Group, Naperville, is developing a $500,000 to $750,000 office park in Plainfield

Midwest People: Updates About Construction Professionals for March 2019

ENR Construction

Updates about Midwest construction professionals

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Detroit

ENR Construction

“In the city of Detroit, there’s a lot of demand for residential. There is a shortage of residential space, [and] there are a lot of projects.

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Kansas City

ENR Construction

Edgemoor’s plan for a new single-terminal Kansas City International Airport was recently approved by the Kansas City Council