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Multi-lean Systems: How to Use Them for Complex Construction Projects

Lean Construction

Why is a large construction project handled differently than a small project such as a family home? The answer is simple: it is much more complex. Therefore, for large projects, a single project management system or a lean system such as Glenn Ballard's Last Planner® System (LPS) is not enough

Lean Construction – Overcoming decades of mistrust, lack of communication, and opposition between facilities owners, designers, engineers, and builders.

Job Order Contracting

Lean Construction – Overcoming decades of mistrust, lack of communication, and opposition between facilities owners, designers, engineers, and builders… possible? Only two of the following construction delivery methods are LEAN. Do you know which they are?

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Phase l Environmental Site Assessment Standard Being Revised

Greenbuilding Law

The Phase l Environmental Site Assessment Standard E1527-13 will sunset in late 2021, eight years from its approval on November 6, 2013. This is hugely significant because a Phase l Environmental Site Assessment is conducted in the vast majority of the 5.6

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The Construction Materials Shortage and How UK Contractors can Become Leaner

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why UK contractors are turning to technology to help them work more efficiently amid an ever-changing construction materials landscape. Construction Best Practices

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

The A-to-Z of Building Your Dream Home

The Constructor

On the surface, building a home might seem a product of physical labor and material expenditure. In reality, it entails much more than that. A home. Building Building Technology Guide Building Tips

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Completed project will reduce sewage and stormwater discharge into the James River

PC Construction

On Wednesday, PC joined the City of Lynchburg and local officials to celebrate the official ribbon cutting for the Combined Sewer Overflow Reduction Improvements project at the Lynchburg WWTP. The $44.5 million project was completed.

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A KNOCK-OUT Speaker to Headline the Collaborate 2021 User Conference

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Laila Ali, daughter of late beloved icon and humanitarian Muhammad Ali, is poised to inspire at virtual construction conference. Viewpoint News

World’s Largest Astronomy Museum Opens in Shanghai

The Constructor

The world’s largest astronomy museum opened in Shanghai on July 18, 2021. Located in the Lingang district of Shanghai, the Shanghai Astronomy.

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What is Shotcrete | Applications of Shotcrete | Shotcrete Mix Design | Properties of Shotcrete | Advantages & Disadvantages of Shotcrete | 2 Method of Shotcrete | Wet-Mix Method | Dry Mix Method | IS Code for Shotcrete

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Shotcrete? Shotcrete is a method when we spray concrete or mortar with a high velocity (130–170 m/sec) on a vertical surface. In the shotcrete method, a nozzleman sprays concrete or mortar on a vertical surface to compact it with concrete.

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.

Top 10 Construction Companies In India

Civiconcepts

Introduction Top 10 Construction Companies In India In India, the construction industry stands to be the second-largest after agriculture. The construction sector drives India’s overall development. It consists of three … Top 10 Construction Companies In India Read More ».

How to Make Steel Toe Boots Last Longer? (17 Ways)

Work Gearz

Steel toe boots definitely are a pinch for your pockets and you cannot keep buying them after every while, right? But you definitely need to wear them to work everyday and for the very same reason they get damaged earlier than your causal wear shoes and boots!

4 Types of Tests Conducted on Internal Electrical Installations

The Constructor

Internal electrical installation of a building consists of cabling and associated accessories such as switches, sockets, distribution boards, and. Building Technology Guide Electrification Material Testing Guide

What is Single Roof and Double Roof | Types of Roof | Advantages & Disadvantages of Pitched Roof

Learn Civil Engineering

What is a Roof? A Structure covered with a top of the building is usually called a roof which protects the building from Sun, Rain, Snow, and Wind. Generally, roofs are classified into the following categories.

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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.

Top 10 Best Tiles Company In India | Top Tiles Brand In India

Civiconcepts

Introduction To Tiles Tiles are thin objects, generally square or rectangular in shape. The tile is a manufactured portion of hard-wearing material such as ceramic, stone, metal, baked clay, or … Top 10 Best Tiles Company In India | Top Tiles Brand In India Read More ».

5 Best Work Boots for High Arches

Work Gearz

If you have Pes Cavus, better known as high arches, you know that this condition can stress the foot’s metatarsus causing pain and creating instability when walking.

How the Work-from-Home Lifestyle Has Reshaped Interior Design

The Constructor

The pandemic has forced us to adapt to many changes and altered our lives and way of working for good. A house is no more a place where we just live, Architecture

Hartford, Raleigh And Boise Are Top Millennial Magnets

Business Facilities

Greater Hartford, CT; Raleigh, NC; and Boise, ID were named the top three Millennial Magnets in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report. Read: Hartford, Raleigh And Boise Are Top Millennial Magnets at BusinessFacilities.com.

Plumbing Trap – Purpose, 15 Types of Plumbing Traps

Civil Lead

What is Plumbing Trap? An attachment is fitted in a drainage system to stop foul gasses or air from the. Read more. Building Design & Drawing Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction

Public Relations vs. Content Marketing

Construction Business Owner

Public Relations vs. Content Marketing. Alex Headley. Mon, 07/26/2021 - 07:30. Whether your construction company is a large, international contractor or a small, local firm, publicity can help generate awareness about your business and bring in new customers.

Faced vs. Unfaced Insulation

The Constructor

Insulation is used to prevent the transmission of heat or sound from one area to another. It is used to keep heat and sound in or out of the house or. Building Technology Guide

Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings Report

Business Facilities

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth.

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New York leads the U.S. hotel construction pipeline at the close of Q2‘21

BD+C

Solving the Labor Shortage in 12 Steps

Pro Builder

Solving the Labor Shortage in 12 Steps. cbroderick. Fri, 07/30/2021 - 08:13. Attaining "unicorn status" as a builder means attracting and keeping the best trade contractors out there. These 12 steps will get you there. In my column “What Trade Shortage?”

How Long Does Concrete Take to Cure?

The Constructor

Concrete curing never actually stops, and the development of concrete strength continues over time. However, site engineers and contractors must know. Concrete Technology

Virginia Has Best Business Climate, Tech Talent Pipeline

Business Facilities

Virginia has Best Business Climate, also tops in Tech Talent Pipeline and Cybersecurity Leaders; Texas leads new Semiconductors ranking in Business Facilities' 17th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Virginia Has Best Business Climate, Tech Talent Pipeline at BusinessFacilities.com.

Outlook for construction spending improves with the upturn in the economy

BD+C

Pent-up demand from the pandemic is creating a general spending surge that is helping to improve the outlook on construction spending over the next two years, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA

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Building Exit Strategy Expertise

Construction Business Owner

Building Exit Strategy Expertise. Alex Headley. Mon, 07/26/2021 - 12:32. As a business owner, your days are full. Adding to that the uncertainty the last 16 months have brought to the industry proves you know that both life — and business — can be unpredictable.

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What is Conversation Pit?

The Constructor

A conversation pit is an architectural feature that takes the form of a built-in seating facility placed into a depressed section of flooring or a. Architecture

PureCycle To Invest $440M In Georgia Recycling Facility

Business Facilities

Innovative recycled polypropylene manufacturer PureCycle will create more than 80 jobs in Augusta, GA with its first U.S. cluster facility. Read: PureCycle To Invest $440M In Georgia Recycling Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Add a wobbly moon to flooding risk factors

BD+C

As if rising sea levels and increasingly powerful storms were not enough, add the wobbly orbit of the moon to flood risk factors. Scientists say fluctuations in the moon’s orbit will lead to a spate of fair weather flooding beginning in the mid-2030s.

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Can We Make Home Building a Little Less ‘Interesting?’

Pro Builder

Can We Make Home Building a Little Less ‘Interesting?’. ibush. Mon, 07/26/2021 - 07:00. Builders are feeling their margins being squeezed. How to respond? Here are 10 suggestions. Scott Sedam, Contributing Editor.