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Coronavirus impacts could have ripple effect on U.S. construction industry

Construction Dive

When it comes to unexpected developments on factors like materials prices, American builders are not immune to the effects of the global epidemic

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Real-World Examples of the Power of Real-Time, Integrated Construction Data

Surveyor

Why Viewpoint clients Precision Concrete Construction and Satterfield & Pontikes Construction chose an integrated cloud construction solution. Client Spotlight

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Frequency of Earthquakes Worldwide

The Constructor

Frequency of earthquake is how often a given earthquake with certain magnitude occurs. On average, earthquake with magnitude of 2 and smaller, which. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Earthquake frequency

Difference Between 33, 43 and 53 Grade Cement

CivilJungle

The cement grades indicate how much cement has a rolling resistance. The strength of the cement (Compressive strength) was generally measured after 28 days with adequate curing.

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.

Shopping Mall Development Trends: Are Ghost Kitchens the Answer for Vacant Mall Space?

Commercial Construction

CRE developers and owners are continuing to think creatively about filling vacant shopping mall space, and recently the idea of bringing in “ghost kitchens” to fill obsolete retail square footage has started to gain traction.

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“Safety Professionals Staffing Safety Professionals” – Behind The Curtain at FDRsafety

FDR Safety

Staffing construction projects is a hectic job regardless of the scenario. Staffing safety professionals can be even more difficult. We have a unique process to ease the pain of staffing safety positions for our clients.

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Top Utilities: Power To The People

Business Facilities

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar, with renewables making up 76 percent of the 42 gigawatts that will be added. Read: Top Utilities: Power To The People at BusinessFacilities.com.

Bookkeeper, Accountant, And CPA For Contractors - Understanding Roles

Contractor Bookkeeping

The tax season is here. This is when most construction company owners think about getting their construction bookkeeping system in order, so they can file their annual tax return for the previous year.

Global bridge inspection market predicted to hit $6.3B in next decade

Construction Dive

The projected activity in bridge inspection services worldwide through 2029 represents a fourfold increase from current levels. The demand for the construction of bridges is expected to increase three times

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

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

Coronavirus Affects Singapore Construction Firms

cnstrctr

Weekly Construction News Analysis. The post Coronavirus Affects Singapore Construction Firms appeared first on cnstrctr. Construction News

Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee

Business Facilities

Over the next five years, the commercial airline will bring nearly 350 jobs to Williamson County, TN as it relocates the Operations Control Center (OCC) from Florida. Read: Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

3 urban planning trends that are changing how our cities will look in the future

BD+C

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Boston Dynamics showcases robot dog's construction capabilities

Construction Dive

The robotics maker has teamed with national contractor HITT to demonstrate how Spot performs on automated and remote-controlled image capture and other tech innovations

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Pre-Cast Concrete Walls – Types, Connections, and Advantages

The Constructor

Precast concrete walls are constructed by casting concrete in a reusable wall mold or form which is then cured in a controlled environment, Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Precast Concrete advantages characterstics of precast Precast Precast Connections types Walls

Gulfstream Investing $35M In Texas Expansion

Business Facilities

The aerospace company will expand its operations the Fort Worth Alliance Airport in Denton County, TX, creating about 50 jobs in the process. Read: Gulfstream Investing $35M In Texas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Restored Skid Steer Anchors Deere Anniversary

Construction Equipment

John Deere has restored a JD24 skid steer loader to commemorate its 50 years in the skid steer business. The loader will be displays at its booth at Conexpo 2020. The anniversary marks half a century of innovation and collaboration between John Deere and our customers,” said Gregg Zupancic

Report: Nearly half of big AEC firms believe they are ahead in tech adoption

Construction Dive

Hiring experienced employees and piloting new tech programs can lead to successful initiatives, a Building Design + Construction study finds

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On the west coast, prefab gains ground for speedier construction

BD+C

Gensler, the global architecture firm, is currently working on nine citizenM-branded hotels across North America, including a 264-key hotel in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle that, when it opens in May, will be that city’s first fully modular hotel

Your Time To Register For LiveXchange Is Running Out!

Business Facilities

If your company is planning a corporate expansion or relocation project, then you can't afford to miss LiveXchange. Registration closes in 30 days! Read: Your Time To Register For LiveXchange Is Running Out! at BusinessFacilities.com.

Volvo Trucks Adds Update Notification

Construction Equipment

Volvo Trucks has added a driver display activation feature to its remote programming service that alerts the driver when parameters or software updates are available. An icon flashes on the instrument cluster screen, and the driver can activate the update via the cluster at their next planned stop

Mechanical, HVAC subcontractors enthusiastic but challenged adopters of BIM

Construction Dive

While specialty contractors are sophisticated users of BIM software, their ability to fully leverage modeling technology is hampered by the need for training and skilled manpower among other issues, a Dodge study found

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Construction contractor confidence remains steady

BD+C

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Janet LaBar, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

Business Facilities

Janet LaBar, Chief Executive Officer, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, discusses Lowe's $153M global tech center, tech jobs, and the region's vision for economic growth. Read: Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Janet LaBar, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance at BusinessFacilities.com.

Excavator Attachments Thru the 20th Century

Construction Equipment

During the era of steam power, the earliest excavators and cranes were purpose-built machines. You ordered a crane, a shovel, a dragline, a skimmer, or a primordial backhoe, and that was that. As one might imagine, having to buy a new machine for dragline work while an expensive shovel gathered

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Addressing the construction labor shortage with technology and scale

Construction Dive

Introducing Workyard, a viable solution to the construction hiring crunch

Ciel Tower will be the tallest hotel in the world

BD+C

Currently under construction in the world’s largest man-made marina in Dubai, Ciel Tower will become the tallest hotel in the world reaching a height of 1,181 feet. .

Coastal RCC Structures: Types, Vulnerabilities, and Protection Strategies

The Constructor

Reinforced concrete structures in coastal areas are subjected to extremely corrosive environment. This is due to the presence of chloride ions in the. Structures Tips RCC Structure

How to Plan for Equipment Maintenance Needs

Construction Equipment

Equipment managers must often identify future staffing and facility needs in response to changes in organizational structure, direction, and contract volume that alter the overall size, composition, and maintenance requirements of the fleet. By calculating the maintenance repair factor (MRF) and

Democratic candidates talk infrastructure plans

Construction Dive

Former Vice President Joe Biden said raising the corporate income tax rate to 28% would generate about $740 billion in additional funds that could be used for infrastructure

Sherwin-Williams Investing At Least $600M In Ohio

Business Facilities

The company will build a new a new global headquarters in downtown Cleveland and a new R&D center in Brecksville, creating an estimated 400 news jobs. Read: Sherwin-Williams Investing At Least $600M In Ohio at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Understanding the Soft Benefits of Replacing Older Equipment

Construction Business Owner

Understanding the Soft Benefits of Replacing Older Equipment. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 02/18/2020 - 11:33. Exploring the lesser known "soft benefits" of replacing your construction fleet's older equipment

Excavators Offer Less Swing, More Machine Control

Construction Equipment

The market for 40,000- to 60,000-pound crawler excavators has been robust, with shorter tail swing models and integrated machine control offerings finding favor with contractors. The 40,000- to 60,000-pound size class has grown by approximately 7.2 percent, compounded annually [CAGR], over the