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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

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.

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

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

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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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

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.

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.

Visual Inspection Checklist for Concrete Structure Based on ACI 201.1R

The Constructor

Checklist for concrete inspection are items that might have a bearing on the durability and performance of the concrete. The checklist can be further. How To Guide Work Procedures concrete inspection Concrete Technology

Fluor decides to keep government business, faces SEC investigation

Construction Dive

Due to the Securities and Exchange Commission probe, the Texas-based contractor released limited FY 2019 financial information today, and noted that 2020 "is going to be a transition year" for the firm

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.

Value Engineering in Construction

Job Order Contracting

Construction value engineering is a process structured to obtain the best possible balance among cost, reliability, and performance of a program, project, and/or work order. It should be an integral component of every repair, renovation, maintenance, or new construction activity.

What are the Types of Fluid Flow in Pipe?

The Constructor

The fluids can be classified into different types based on the variation of the fluid characteristics like velocity, density etc. Depending on the. Fluid Mechanics Two - and Three -dimensional Flow What are the Types of Fluid Flow

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California bullet train construction update shows costs could reach $100B

Construction Dive

To date, around 3,500 construction workers are working on 36 active construction sites covering 350 miles, but that's a fraction of the work it will take to finish the full North-South line by 2033

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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Construction Requirements Management

Job Order Contracting

Early and ongoing requirements management is a key focus of any LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery process. It resides as a shared goal and primary component of the 4BT OpenBUILD(TM) Solution.

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

Construction companies subpoenaed by San Francisco City

Construction Dive

Officials are investigating alleged corruption by a public works official and restaurateur and seeing how Webcor, Pankow, Clark and more may have been involved

Niagara Bottling Investing $70M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The beverage manufacturer will create 70 new jobs at its new operations in Florence, SC. Read: Niagara Bottling Investing $70M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Coronavirus Affects Singapore Construction Firms

cnstrctr

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

Kinematics of Flow in Fluid Mechanics-Discharge and Continuity Equation

The Constructor

In kinematics of flow, the study is only focused on the parameters that cause the motion of the fluid and not the forces that cause the motion of a.

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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

Panacea Medical Technologies Opening First U.S. Facility In Indiana

Business Facilities

The India-based medical device manufacturer will create up tp 65 jobs in Noblesville, IN by the end of 2023. Read: Panacea Medical Technologies Opening First U.S. Facility In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Construction Employment Increases by 44K in January, 142K Over 12 Months

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased by 44,000 jobs in January and by 142,000 over the past 12 months, as the industry’s unemployment rate hit a new January low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Difference Between M25 and M30 Concrete | What Is M25 Grade | What Is M30 Grade

CivilJungle

What Is Concrete? Contrary to popular belief, concrete and cement are not the same; cement is really just one component of concrete. Concrete consists of three basic components: water, aggregate (rock, sand or gravel), and Portland cement.

Comcast developer, LF Driscoll face off in lawsuits over extra work at $1.5B Philadelphia tower

Construction Dive

Developer Liberty Property Trust and contractor LF Driscoll Co. are suing each other for $103 million each over cost overruns and delays on the tallest building in the city, the Comcast Technology Center

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.

From Zero to Hero: Construction Risk Management

Safety Services Company

IS YOUR BUSINESS EFFECTIVELY PRIORITIZING CONSTRUCTION RISK MANAGEMENT? Truth be told, every industry involves risk. The same can be said for the field of construction.

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Heartwood Vs Sapwood | What Is Sapwood | What Is Heartwood

CivilJungle

Difference Between Heartwood and Sapwood The main difference between the heartwood and the sapwood is that the heartwood is deadwood, interior, while the sapwood is the outermost portion of a wood that is alive.

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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

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.

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