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Euler Theory of Column Buckling

The Constructor

Euler theory of column buckling is used to estimate the critical buckling load of column since the stress in the column remains elastic. The critical. Design Guide How To Guide Structural Engineering Column Design Loads on Structures Structures

3 Top Tips for Improving Specialist Subcontractors’ Project Quality

Viewpoint Construction Technology

One of the greatest opportunities for contractors to improve the quality of projects rests with the data collected in the field. Construction Best Practices

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How to Track Employee Credentials With a Comprehensive Database

Construction Business Owner

How to Track Employee Credentials With a Comprehensive Database. Rachel Fulford. Wed, 01/15/2020 - 14:42. Whether your company employs 100, 1,000 or 10,000, building & maintaining a complete, up-to-date, reliable & readily accessible training database is essential. Here's how to do it efficiently

Amputations in Manufacturing – A New OSHA National Emphasis Program

FDR Safety

On December 10, 2019 OSHA published CPL 03-00-022 , National Emphasis Program on Amputations in Manufacturing Industries. This Instruction supersedes OSHA Instruction CPL 03-00-019, National Emphasis Program on Amputations that was published in August of 2015.

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

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

What is a Protective System for Trenches?

Construction Equipment

Excavation and trenching are considered two of the most dangerous construction operations by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, and the governmental agency cites numerous contractors for infractions every month. Occasionally, a trench collapse claims the life of a worker. OSHA has

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Construction at the Movies!

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Our Top 10 List of Movies Prominently Featuring Construction at Work or Construction Jobsites. More Tools

Stadium projects scoring construction goals in 2020

Construction Dive

Loaded with high-tech features and surrounded by expansive mixed-use developments, they require massive contracts only fit for the all-stars of construction management

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery To Invest $19.8M In North Carolina Expansion

Business Facilities

The baked treat maker will create 108 jobs at its food manufacturing center in Tarboro, NC. Read: Sara Lee Frozen Bakery To Invest $19.8M In North Carolina Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

2020 Construction Marketing Outlook- Survey Results

Construction Marketing

The Construction Marketing Association Chairman Neil Brown shared the results of a national survey on marketing plans and priorities for the new year. To better understand the marketing plans and priorities for 2020 we asked the following questions: Will you increase or decrease marketing in 2020?

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.

8 Main Purposes of Dams

The Constructor

The primary purpose of dams is for storage and safe retention of water in large quantity which is subsequently released to achieve various purposes. Dams Environmental Engg Hydrology Irrigation Water Resources advantages Dam purpose uses

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St. Louis subcontractor releases rap video to promote construction careers

Construction Dive

UPCO's “Old Town Road” parody song highlights the brand and aims to draw new recruits to the industry

Toyota Announces Additional $700M Investment In Indiana

Business Facilities

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana will complete the modernization project at its Princeton operations, and add 150 more new jobs. Read: Toyota Announces Additional $700M Investment In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

ICUEE Names Chair for 2021 Demo Expo

Construction Equipment

Dave Hughes, VP of global sales for McElroy Manufacturing has been named 2021 show chair for ICUEE, the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition. He will lead the ICUEE management committee in overall show planning. AEM is more than pleased to have Dave on board as the new

Autoclaved Aereated Cement Blocks (AAC Blocks)- Manufacture, Properties, and Advantages

The Constructor

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is an eco – friendly and certified green building material which is lightweight, load-bearing, high-insulating, durable. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Study: Construction apprenticeships lead to higher average pay than college degrees in Illinois

Construction Dive

By midcareer, those who completed a union construction apprenticeship were making an average hourly wage of $40.40, while those with bachelor's were making $35.28.

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Optimized Armor Investing $3.7M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The armor steel supplier will establish new operations and create 100 jobs in York County, SC. Read: Optimized Armor Investing $3.7M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Ontario Takes Action to Address Trade Shortage

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The Government of Ontario is taking action to attract more people to the skilled trades and employers to hire more apprentices. The province is facing a serious labour shortage which has the potential to get progressively worse.

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Autoclaved Aerated Cement Blocks (AAC Blocks)-Properties and Advantages

The Constructor

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is an eco-friendly and certified green building material which is lightweight, load-bearing, high-insulating, durable. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Survey ranks toughest construction jobs

Construction Dive

Roofing is perceived as the most physically demanding construction trade, while electrical work seems to be the most difficult to master, according to contractors and consumers responding to a recent CraftJack survey

Adient Investing $23.5M In Tennessee Expansion

Business Facilities

The automotive seating maker will create approximately 330 jobs as it expands its Lexington, TN manufacturing facility for the second time since 2018. . Read: Adient Investing $23.5M In Tennessee Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

5 Tips to Prepare for the Next Economic Recession

Construction Business Owner

5 Tips to Prepare for the Next Economic Recession. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 01/14/2020 - 11:17. During the Great Recession, small contractors (companies under 10 employees) failed at a far higher rate than non-construction businesses.

Green Cement: Definition, Types, Advantages, and Applications

The Constructor

Green cement is an environmentally friendly product that minimizes carbon footprint of cement production. Many attempts have been made to produce. Cement Concrete Technology construction Materials Eco-friendly construction material Eco-friendly material green cement Green Concrete

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AECOM reportedly in talks with WSP

Construction Dive

The Los Angeles-based construction and engineering giant has been selling divisions while the Canadian professional services firm has been acquisitive. Bloomberg reported last night that WSP approached AECOM

AllianceBernstein Investing $11.4M In Nashville Global HQ

Business Facilities

The asset management firm will create an additional 200 jobs when it moves into Nashville’s Fifth + Broadway development by the end of this year. Read: AllianceBernstein Investing $11.4M In Nashville Global HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

CONEXPO is Coming. You Need a Game Plan.

Construction Business Owner

CONEXPO is Coming. You Need a Game Plan. Rachel Fulford. Wed, 01/15/2020 - 16:14. CONEXPO will showcase the future of construction in many forms, including new equipment, industry trends and educational sessions—150 talks in all.

What is Center of Mass and Center of Gravity?

The Constructor

The center of mass of a system of particles is a specific point at which, for many purposes, the system’s mass behaves as if it were. Structural Engineering Mechanics of Materials Structural

Driving success by getting people and projects on the same page

Construction Dive

It’s a familiar construction industry story: A small contractor starts to grow, hire more people, take on larger jobs and expand its portfolio. Everything moves smoothly — until it doesn’t. That’s how it went for Hartzell Construction in Pompano Beach, Florida, which be

Demographic Shifts Will Impact The Global Workplace By 2030

Business Facilities

New opportunities, challenges arise for global cities as 693 million boomers reach retirement age and 1.3 billion Gen Z enter workforce, according to Cushman & Wakefield study. Read: Demographic Shifts Will Impact The Global Workplace By 2030 at BusinessFacilities.com.

The workplace should be a tool for improving employee engagement

BD+C

Employees place more value on physical elements that support well-being and convenience—such as natural light, views of the outdoors, and food—than on “service” amenities like fitness centers and onsite childcare

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Pre-Engineered Steel Building – Components, Difference, and Advantages

The Constructor

A pre-engineered steel building is a modern technology where the complete designing is done at the factory and the building components are brought to. Building Technology Guide Steel Design Steel Structures Structural Engineering

Study: Construction apprenticeships lead to higher pay on average than college degrees in Illinois

Construction Dive

By midcareer, those who completed a union construction apprenticeship were making an average hourly wage of $40.40, while those with bachelor's were making $35.28.

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Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The Fortune 500 professional services firm will locate operations in the Sylvan Supply project at the former Madison Mill site in Nashville, adding 165 technology jobs. Read: Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.