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Facility programming: The driving force behind healthcare design

The Korte Company

Form follows function. Architecture’s most recognizable axiom first appeared in an article written by Louis Sullivan in 1896. Five years prior, a Sullivan-designed structure widely considered to be illustrative of the famous phrase rose ten stories above Seventh and Chestnut streets in downtown St.

Trimble Studies Show Machine Tech Results

Construction Equipment

Trimble side-by-side evaluations of excavator operators using conventional as well as guided methods of trenching produced data showing just how effective machine control can be. Two tests were held, one during a training session at the company’s Dayton, Ohio, headquarters, and the other on a

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4 Tips for Consistent Branding That Works

A David Creation

When your leads are strong and steady, it’s a good time to think about how your contracting business can pick up more market share. So, how do you do it? Let’s Talk Branding.

Construction Metrics We’re Watching — November 2020: 2020 Employment Benchmarks

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A look at the state of the construction industry from a statistical point of view. Construction Technology/News

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

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

Skepticism Abounds – It Can’t Happen to Me… or Can it?

FDR Safety

This blog utilizes research and data from a range of professional safety journals (i.e., Professional Safety) and research reports, and blends it with economic realities and common company leadership expectations.

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[VIDEO] Watch 1400 Days of Work Building the NFL’s Largest Stadium in 3 Minutes

Construction Junkie

via EarthCam // YouTube. While I’ve written a lot about the new Las Vegas Raiders stadium over the past couple of years, that stadium wasn’t the only one to make its NFL debut this season.

How to Construct a Bored Pile Foundation?

The Constructor

Bored pile foundation or drilled shaft foundation is a commonly used foundation for supporting heavy vertical loads. It transfers the load to the. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation

PERI Prints An Entire Building.

cnstrctr

Weekly Construction News Analysis. The post PERI Prints An Entire Building. appeared first on cnstrctr. All Posts Construction News 3d printing automation construction construction news contractor electrical mechanical

A Contractor's Guide To Dealing With Customers Who Refuse To Pay

Contractor Bookkeeping

All construction contractors have experienced bad debt's financial pain, which is defined as a customer who refuses to pay no matter what you do. I've been there before, and it will probably happen again in the future.

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Webinar Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our webinars, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how webinars have affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button:

Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation

Business Facilities

A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states. Read: Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Consolidate Concrete in Congested Reinforced Concrete Members?

The Constructor

Consolidation of fresh concrete in congested concrete members should be performed using proper concrete pouring and compaction procedures. Otherwise, Concrete Work Procedure Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments How To Guide Work Procedures

Autodesk Construction Cloud Releases 3 New Products: Build, Quantify, & BIM Collaborate

Construction Junkie

At last year’s Autodesk University (AU), the company’s yearly AEC technology conference, Autodesk announced the release of Autodesk Construction Cloud, which unified their in-house and recently acquired construction software under a single unified platform.

The 6 Rules of Risk Mitigation in Construction Contracts

Construction Business Owner

The 6 Rules of Risk Mitigation in Construction Contracts. Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 11/20/2020 - 00:10. Consistently achieving acceptable profit margins is difficult during the best of times.

Reader Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button below:

$590M Loan Will Help ApiJect Make Vaccine Devices In North Carolina

Business Facilities

In response to COVID-19, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation will loan the company $590 million to build a facility in Research Triangle Park. Read: $590M Loan Will Help ApiJect Make Vaccine Devices In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Construct a Bored Pile Foundation?

The Constructor

Bored pile foundation or drilled shaft foundation is a commonly used foundation for supporting heavy vertical loads. It transfers the load to the. Others

How to Dispose of and Recycle PPE

Construction Equipment

There is good news for fleets that care about safe disposal of PPE and the environment. With the Covid-19 threat ongoing, an estimated 129 billion face masks and 65 billion plastic gloves are being produced every month. Although PPE has become indispensable to keep businesses and fleets operating

Understanding the Difference Between Design-Assist & Delegated Design

Construction Business Owner

Understanding the Difference Between Design-Assist & Delegated Design. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 15:47.

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Emerson Building $35M Manufacturing Facility In Arkansas

Business Facilities

Emerson's new facility in Ash Flat, AR will manufacture products for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing industries, and create 245 new jobs in Sharp County. Read: Emerson Building $35M Manufacturing Facility In Arkansas at BusinessFacilities.com.

Design Procedure of Reinforced Concrete T-beam with Example

The Constructor

T-beams are formed when reinforced concrete floor slabs, roofs, and decks are cast monolithically with their supporting beams. Generally, formworks. Beam Design Design Guide How To Guide Structural Engineering

Facilities Total Cost of Ownership Management and Best Value Stewardship 2021

Job Order Contracting

Facilities Total Cost of Ownership Management and Best Value Stewardship 2021 provides an introduction to readily available holistic solutions for any organization.

6 Quick Tips for Calculating Concrete Yield

Construction Business Owner

6 Quick Tips for Calculating Concrete Yield. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 16:48. When pouring concrete, it's important to make sure you know all the variables involved and calculate with them in mind. Here's how to accurately estimate concrete yield with construction tech

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.

Ferrero Investing $75M In Illinois Expansion

Business Facilities

Ferrero will establish its first North American Chocolate Manufacturing Center at its facility in Bloomington, IL, creating approximately 50 new jobs. Read: Ferrero Investing $75M In Illinois Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Minimum and Maximum Reinforcement Ratio in Different Reinforced Concrete Members

The Constructor

The minimum reinforcement ratio is the lowest possible quantity of steel that should be embedded in structural concrete elements to prevent premature. Beam Design Foundation Design Shear Walls Slab Design Structural Design Structural Engineering

How to increase the speed of response in your construction sites

Lets Build

All construction projects rely on a long chain of stakeholders that have to work together and communicate in a seamless way so that the scheduled tasks are completed on time and on budget.

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Why precast concrete is an appealing choice for student housing

BD+C

When it comes to designing and building new student housing, speed is typically of the essence as colleges and universities are eager to get those beds online as quickly as possible.

Maryland: Getting Busy In Baltimore

Business Facilities

Increasing cargo volumes (and the largest container vessels in the world) are sailing into the Port of Baltimore, lifting Maryland’s economic tide. Read: Maryland: Getting Busy In Baltimore at BusinessFacilities.com.

Boston Dynamics’ Robot dog Supervises Construction Site in London | Video Inside

The Constructor

Boston Dynamics’ famous robot dog, Spot, is widely known for its versatility. After demonstrating its ability to pull trucks, work on oil rigs, News

Disaster Recovery through Job Order Contracting

Pro Builder

Disaster Recovery through Job Order Contracting. rbinsacca. Fri, 11/20/2020 - 14:42. When disaster strikes your community, job order contracting is a reliable, efficient way to fund rebuilding efforts. Sudersan Vassen. Wildfires on the West Coast. Hurricanes in the Southeast.

What is LEAN Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Job Order Contracting (JOC) is a choice. It’s a proactive decision to implement and continuously improve upon integrated construction planning, procurement, and project delivery, with a focus upon best value for all participants and stockholders.