Tue.Sep 20, 2022

Effective Ways to Bring the Outdoors Inside

Construction Marketing

It is no secret that the typical American spends most of their time indoors. In fact, we spend nearly 90% of our lives inside according to a report by the EPA. Despite this, biophilia, which is a desire to interact with nature, is becoming far more commonplace among the general population.

Debunking 5 Myths of Construction Management in the Cloud

Viewpoint Construction Technology

As more and more contractors move to the cloud, those that have held back are finding their reasonings are losing steam. Construction Best Practices

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NASL, Lutron Electronics Pick Virginia For Manufacturing Projects

Business Facilities

North American Specialty Laminations LLC (NASL) will establish a production facility in Roanoke County, Lutron Electronics will create 200 jobs in Hanover County.

JOC Program Line-item Estimating

Job Order Contracting

While some degree of unit cost aggregation may be unavoidable, using assemblies or other “less detailed” groupings may adversely impact. cost analysis, tracking, and comparison.

Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

Growing Companies To Invest Nearly $80M In Texas Expansion Projects

Business Facilities

Tropicale Foods will invest $75M and create 500 jobs in Lubbock, Broadwind Heavy Fabrications will invest $3M in Abilene. .

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Are Neoprene Boots Good for Winter?

Work Gearz

Known for its use in the manufacturing of sports gear for aquatic activities, foamed neoprene is often used to produce dry suits, wetsuits, boots, gloves , and even fishing waders.

The Casa Ballena Art Center in Los Cabos, Mexico

Natural Building

Casa Ballena is an art center designed for Mexican and international artists in Los Cabos, Mexico. Its design takes advantage of the topography in order to play with different heights and create a natural buffer that allows both views and private space.

Symons Rain Gauge – Diagram, Advantages and Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Symons rain gauge? Symons rain gauge: The non-recording type gauge mostly used in the world is Symon’s gauge. Non-recording gauges don’t record the rain but only collect the rain. Once the rain is collected, it is measured using a graduated cylinder.

A Plumber's Impact on Water Savings

Contractor Magazine

As professionals in the plumbing industry, it is our job to fully educate our clients—and anyone who will listen, really. Green

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

Load Bearing Structure – Types, Function, Advantages, Difference Between Load Bearing Structure and Framed Structure

Learn Civil Engineering

Load Bearing Structure Load bearing structures are those structures in which the walls of the structure carry the weight of the entire structure in addition to its self-weight.

First Contract Proposals Submitted for $2.3B I-81 Viaduct Removal in Syracuse, NY

ENR Construction

Removal of upstate city's legacy highway structure passed a key milestone with shortlisted teams submitting proposals on Sept. 16 for the estimated $232-million Contract 1.

Zillow’s 2022 Consumer Housing Trends Report Reveals New Challenges for Today’s Buyers

Pro Builder

Zillow’s 2022 Consumer Housing Trends Report Reveals New Challenges for Today’s Buyers. ldeakins. Tue, 09/20/2022 - 10:02. Buying a home looks a lot different today than it did prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but despite new obstacles for today's buyers, some consumer trends have remained the same.

Bids Submitted for First Phase of $2.3B I-81 Viaduct Removal in Syracuse, NY

ENR Construction

The removal of the I-81 Viaduct in Syracuse, N.Y., passed an important milestone last week with the firms shortlisted for the first phase of work submitting their proposals on time.

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

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 is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

Why the ‘Lock-in’ Effect Is Prompting Homeowners to Stay Put

Pro Builder

Why the ‘Lock-in’ Effect Is Prompting Homeowners to Stay Put. ldeakins. Tue, 09/20/2022 - 10:13. New listings are falling across the U.S. as homeowners refuse to sacrifice their low interest rates for new homes with more expensive housing costs. Nearly six out of every seven U.S.

New Rebar Facility in Illinois Planned to Quell Continued High Demand

ENR Construction

Rebar demand is up nearly 9% over the first seven months of 2022 compared to the same time period in 2021

As a Home Price Correction Spreads, These Housing Markets Are Seeing the Biggest Changes

Pro Builder

As a Home Price Correction Spreads, These Housing Markets Are Seeing the Biggest Changes. ldeakins. Tue, 09/20/2022 - 10:18. After months of rising mortgage rates and slower sales activity, these overheated housing markets are seeing the most significant price reductions.

Construction Economics for September 26, 2022

ENR Construction

ENR’s 20-city average cost indexes, wages and materials prices. Historical data and details for ENR’s 20 cities can be found at ENR.com/economics

Building the Foundations of the Future: Digital Construction in 2022 and Beyond

FlowForma surveyed 100+ construction executives. This eBook details their opinions and delves into their drivers for workflow and process automation, reliance on manual processes, digital capabilities and goals for process automation, and digital transformation initiatives in 2022 and beyond.

Nonfarm Payroll Employment Increased in 37 States in August

Pro Builder

Nonfarm Payroll Employment Increased in 37 States in August. ldeakins. Tue, 09/20/2022 - 10:30. Employment is on the rise in the majority of U.S. states, but some regions are falling behind on a month-over-month basis.

Officials See Much Work Ahead for New York City's Infrastructure

ENR Construction

State, local officials cite progress in maintaining aging structures and transforming the car culture

New Rebar Plant in Illinois Planned to Quell Continued High Demand

ENR Construction

Rebar demand is up nearly 9% over the first seven months of 2022 compared to the same time period in 2021

US DOT Opens Competitions for Two Tech Grant Programs

ENR Construction

Grant funding for the technology-related programs will total approximately $800 million over five years

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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.

In Memoriam: Tim Grogan Made ENR Economics Data an Industry Staple

ENR Construction

Magazine's former senior economics editor developed analyses and projections widely relied on by industry managers seeking project cost accuracy