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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

Surveyor

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!

Surveyor

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

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

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

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?

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.

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

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

Collaborative LEAN Construction Software

Job Order Contracting

4BT LEAN CONSTRUCTION COLLABORATION SaaS Solution. The innovate and exclusive Collaborative LEAN Construction Software for the Enterprise or Single Organization offering all of these features.

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.

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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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

Top 4 healthcare design trends that will shape medical planning in the 2020s.

BD+C

Like the first two decades of the 21st century, the healthcare industry in the 2020s will continue to be transformed by new innovations and technology.

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.

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

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

Job Order Contracting Tools and Services

Job Order Contracting

Reliable construction cost management is virtually impossible without locally researched detailed line item unit price cost data and LEAN planning, procurement, and project delivery processes.

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.

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

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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Construction Project Delivery Factors

Job Order Contracting

Focus upon key construction project delivery factors would greatly aid in improving productivity and other key outcomes. Here’s a list of fundamental construction delivery factors.

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Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ

Business Facilities

The airline will invest up to $250 million and create 225 new jobs at its new Broward County corporate campus. Read: Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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Cold Weather Concreting: Guidance, and Strategies

The Constructor

Cold weather concreting is the process of placement, finishing, curing, and protection of concrete during cold weather, as per ACI 306.1. The cold. Concrete Technology Concrete Types in Construction How To Guide Tests on Concrete Winter Concreting

How To Find And Keep Top Construction Employees

Contractor Bookkeeping

We all know the usual process of finding new employees. Advertise a job, read resumes, conduct a telephone interview, conduct a face-to-face interview, then choose someone.

Two Projects Will Add Up To 80 Jobs In Lawrence County, AL

Business Facilities

CCI Manufacturing USA Corp. will invest $21.5 million to construct an advanced production facility and Progressive Pipe Fabricators has broken ground on a new 82,000-square-foot facility in Lawrence County. Read: Two Projects Will Add Up To 80 Jobs In Lawrence County, AL at BusinessFacilities.com.

Colorado DOT uses foam blocks for innovative highway sinkhole repair

Construction Dive

In just a matter of three months, Colorado State Highway 36 went from total collapse to fully functional thanks to a unique application of polystyrene blocks

Bitumen Extraction Test

The Constructor

Bitumen Extraction Test is used to determine the percentage of bitumen content present in the asphaltic pavement by cold solvent extraction. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Bitument Transportation

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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