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5 Tips to Achieving the Best Construction Project Management

Surveyor

Effectively managing today’s construction projects can be a complex, exhaustive process. But it doesn’t have to be. Construction Best Practices

Skanska-Corman-McLean JV to start $463M Maryland bridge

Construction Dive

Once the design-build bridge and roadway construction is complete, the existing bridge will be demolished and used to create artificial reefs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed

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Bronze Award: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

BRONZE AWARD Project Title: Uber Technologies General and Administrative Hub Entered By: City of Dallas Office of Economic Development Uber’s selection of the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas for its new U.S.

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RLB: Construction costs rise 1.2% in Q4; up 5.2% YOY

Construction Dive

Although it's no surprise that San Francisco leads the way in costs, the city also had the largest increase in year-over-year costs, at almost 7.8

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

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

Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

Our most competitive Deal of the Year competition ever yielded a cornucopia of impressive projects that are bringing a bonanza of new jobs to locations across the U.S. Here’s the cream of the crop. Read: Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Silver Award: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

Commerce, GA will be the home of SK Innovation’s lithium battery plant, which will build advanced batteries for hybrid and fully electric vehicles for VW and other OEMs. Read: Silver Award: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Exclusive research: Download the final report for BD+C's Giants 300 Technology and Innovation Study

BD+C

The final report for Building Design+Construction 's inaugural Giants 300 Technology and Innovation Study is now available for download. .

Trolley Assist Reduces Haul Truck Emissions

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar has been testing a trolley assist system, an onboard mechanism that allows a haul truck to tap into an overhead power source, that reduces diesel engine emissions on electric-drive trucks. The system is now available as a retrofit kit for the 795F AC truck. The company says the design

CareerBuilder’s Chicago HQ undergoes renovation

BD+C

The CareerBuilder HQ in Chicago occupies 75,000-sf across three and a half floors at 200 N LaSalle Drive. The renovation project turned the workspace into an open-plan concept that houses executive staff, administrative staff, and sales in an inclusive and non-hierarchical workplace

What are Shear Keys and How to Use Them

Construction Cost Estimating

A building and structure has to bear not only vertical loads, but also lateral loads. This can occur due to many design or natural reasons. To counteract this lateral load, Shear Keys are used. Let us see today what exactly are shear keys and how can you use them in your construction.

1010 On-The-Rhine creates a walkable destination in an underutilized part of Cincinnati

BD+C

1010 On-the-Rhine, a 520-000-sf mixed-use project in Cincinnati, combines luxury apartments, a Kroger grocery and food hall, and parking on the site of a former surface parking lot in an underutilized part of the city.

AI, Autonomous Machines Among 5 Technologies to Watch

Construction Equipment

With the ongoing digital transformation of construction and other traditional trade industries, the need to leverage advanced technologies like AI and autonomous machines for high-performance and streamlined operations is growing. Kevin Aries, head of global product success at telematics provider

Living Future Institute’s JUST program helps measure progress on sustainability, social justice

BD+C

The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) released an upgraded version of its JUST program, JUST 2.0, in 2019.

JLG 400 Series MEWP

Construction Equipment

JLG 400 Series telescoping mobile elevating work platforms include the 40-foot 400S and the 46-foot 460SJ. Each has a 660-pound unrestricted capacity zone, and restricted capacity zones for 750 and 1,000 pounds. The telescoping work platforms are ANSI 92.20 compliant and have load sensing system

At World of Concrete 2020, Retrofitting Diesel Equipment With Lithium-Ion Batteries

ENR Construction

For those thinking about electrification, Green Machine provides a custom retrofit of diesel-powered small equipment to run off of lithium-ion batteries

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JLG Low-Level 1030P MEWP

Construction Equipment

JLG 1030P has a platform height of 10 feet 2 inches for low-level access and a working height of 16 feet. The manually propelled platform measures 30x60 inches, and has a 550-pound capacity. Autolocking wheels initiate when the platform is elevated, and the unit has low ground-bearing pressure.

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GE, Massachusetts Towns Agree to More Housatonic River Cleanup

ENR Construction

New $63M funding pact, built on a 2016 agreement, will remove more toxic PCBs

Equipment Rental to Rise in 2020: ARA

Construction Equipment

Equipment and event rental companies are expected to generate $58.1 billion in revenue in the United States in 2020, up 3.8 percent compared to 2019, according to the latest updated forecast released today by the American Rental Association (ARA). Construction and industrial equipment rental is

Denver Transit Agency Threatens Default Notice to Rail Line Contractor

ENR Construction

Agency says Balfour Beatty-Graham team, managing the $510-million project, missed another completion deadline to transfer it for testing

ELFF Finance Index Stays Steady in February

Construction Equipment

Confidence in the equipment finance market remains steady in February, according to the index provider, the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (ELFF). The Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) was 58.7 in February, down from 59.9 in January. The index reports

$7B Tech Park Project in Chicago to Start Construction by Early 2021

ENR Construction

Related Midwest says construction will begin by early 2021 on The 78, the developer's $7-billion, 62-acre megaproject in Chicago's South Loop

The 78, a $7-Billion Tech Park Megaproject in Chicago, Will Start Construction by Early Next Year

ENR Construction

Related Midwest says construction will begin by early 2021 on its 62-acre site. The $7-billion The 78 megaproject is in Chicago's South Loop

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Still Time to Submit for ENR Midwest's 2020 Top Starts

ENR Construction

There's still time to get your project recognized in ENR Midwest's 2020 Top Starts

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Corps 2020 Plan Funds New Dredging Program on Gulf Coast

ENR Construction

Pilot program includes $378 million for Mobile harbor, south Louisiana projects

New Equipment at World of Concrete 2020 Boasts Redesigns and Improved Connectivity

ENR Construction

It was a busy year at the annual World of Concrete trade show, held in Las Vegas Feb. 4 to 7. An estimated 54,000 attendees came through the show floor over the week, seeing exhibits from 1,310 companies

Denver Transit Agency Threatens to Send Notice of Default to Rail Line Contractor

ENR Construction

Transit agency says the contractor for a new 13-mile commuter rail line has missed another completion deadline to turn the project over for testing

SmartMarket Report Highlights How BIM Planning Enables Prefabrication and Modular Construction

ENR Construction

New SmartMarket Report on prefabrication and modular construction updates 2011 Dodge research that focused only on prefabrication

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For Two Futuristic UK Maritime Projects, High Ambitions and Long Odds

ENR Construction

Dutch and German backers admit dams would create severe environmental impacts, while critics say highway bridge linking Scotland and Northern Ireland would be technically challenging

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Work Progressing at Genoa Viaduct Replacement

ENR Construction

Fincantieri-Salini joint venture expediting replacement of structure that collapsed in August of 2018, killing 43

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GE, Massachusetts Towns Agree to Additional Housatonic River Cleanup

ENR Construction

The agreement to remove PCBs improves upon a 2016 agreement