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Flexural Test on Concrete, Its Significance, Procedures and Applications

The Constructor

Flexural test on concrete based on the ASTM standards are explained. Differences if present in specification or any other aspects of flexural test on. Concrete Properties Concrete Technology Guide For CIvil Engineer Concrete Technology Concrete Test Concrete Tests propertiesofconcrete

Tracking modifications in a structural steel 3D model has never been easier!

BIM & Beam

Understanding what has changed between two versions of a design is a challenge for structural engineers. BIM 360 Team provides a tool which helps project managers, designers, and engineers better understand design changes across the different versions of a 3D model.

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The Drone Age

Business Facilities Blog

On Dec. 30, 2013, the Federal Aviation Administration announced the six locations it had selected to be government-sanctioned test sites for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), a.k.a. drones.

Common generator problems in industrial settings

CK Power

Generators need to run smoothly and efficiently to effectively power necessary equipment in industrial settings. However, there are a few common problems industrial generators encounter that factory managers, OEMs and owners should be aware of in order to prevent downtime.

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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Volvo Investing Another $520M In South Carolina

Business Facilities Blog

Volvo Cars is investing an additional $520 million in its Berkeley County, SC operations and creating 1,910 new jobs. This expansion adds to the company’s initial 2015 announcement and brings the collective total investment at the Charleston site to more than $1 billion and 3,900 jobs.

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Economical Design of Reinforced Concrete Columns to Reduce Cost

The Constructor

Economical design of reinforced concrete columns and its construction practices and recommendations to reduce its cost of construction is. Structural Design Structural Engineering Column Structural

American Standard wins 2017 WaterSense Partner of the Year

Constructor Magazine

American Standard has been recognized with a 2017 WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year Award for the brand’s ongoing efforts to increase awareness about water conservation


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

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

Hörmann Investing $64M In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

Hörmann, LLC will invest nearly $64 million to establish a manufacturing facility in Sparta, TN. The company plans to create approximately 200 new jobs at the new operation in White County.

Top 40 K-12 engineering firms


Dedicated Labs Help to Bridge Tech Innovations to Practice

ENR Construction

On Sept. 26 in New York City, the Boston-based construction company Suffolk opened the first of six Smart Labs that it is building in the heart of its key offices in the U.S.

Schwing America Acquires Loop Belt

Construction Equipment

Schwing America has purchased all the assets of Loop Belt Industries, makers of truck-mounted telescopic conveyors. The assets will be incorporated into Schwing, said CEO Bill Murray.

In an Amazing Move, McDonald's Just Launched a New Burger That May Totally Change How You Think About McDonald's


Predictive Versus Just-in-Time Maintenance

Construction Business Owner

Construction equipment fleets require diligent preventive maintenance to keep them in top condition, comply with warranty contracts, lengthen lifespan and increase resale value.

Top 40 airport construction firms


Hurricanes Stir Inflation As Labor Shortages Grow

ENR Construction

The third quarter brought a flurry of natural disasters, including category 4 and 5 hurricanes whose economic impacts will take years to unfold, with Harvey primarily in Texas, Irma in Florida, and Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

Kyocera to Acquire Ryobi Power Tools

Construction Equipment

Kyocera Corporation today announced that it has concluded a basic agreement as of September 29 to acquire the majority of shares of a company to be established from the company split of Ryobi Limited’s power tool business.

3 Tips for Marketers in a Post-Net Neutrality World


Better Building in 3-D

Construction Business Owner

With augmented and virtual reality, drones and a host of other tech solutions becoming synonymous with the modern construction landscape, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with options.

Top 30 airport engineering firms


Contractor Uses Air Crane to Deliver 3,000-mile Broadband Network to Remote Alaska Villages

ENR Construction

Despite extreme weather conditions, 18,000-lb payloads that could be delivered only by helicopter crane and a year-long materials supply chain, an Anchorage-based contractor is completing a five-year effort to bring broadband to remote villages

Call For Entries: 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year

Business Facilities Blog

CALL FOR ENTRIES. Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted. The awards will be announced in January 2018, and the winners will be featured prominently in the January/February 2017 issue of Business Facilities.

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How LaFleur Uses Bonusly to Turbocharge Praise

Customer Stories

Can Big Data Predict Where Amazon's HQ2 Will Land?

Construction Equipment

Renaming established stadiums and office towers to generate revenue and boost the paying company's brand awareness is common practice these days. Target Center in Minneapolis, Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Chicago's Willis Tower (still called Sears Tower by the locals) are a few examples.

6 ways to get millennial employees excited about project management


Make no mistake. Despite rumors that millennials like to take shortcuts and are rather lazy, the opposite is true. Millennials work hard—very, very hard.

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Landscape/Urban Development Best Project: The Barn

ENR Construction

When it comes to engineering, it’s hard to beat nature—but The Barn comes close

What are the Types of Structural Steel Framing Systems?

The Constructor

Different types of structural steel framing systems for buildings such as skeleton, wall bearing and long span framing systems and their applications. Structural Engineering Structural

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The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

On Closer Inspection.Big Ben Rehab Cost Doubles

Construction Equipment

The conservation project of the Elizabeth Tower and Great Clock, more commonly known as Big Ben Tower in London, was originally estimated to cost about $38.5 million, but as crews have had a chance to look more closely at the work over the last 16 months, it has become apparent that $38.5 million comes up a bit short.

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Residential/Hospitality Best Project: Metropolis Phase One

ENR Construction

Encompassing an entire city block in downtown Los Angeles, Metropolis is a two-phase project