Sat.Mar 02, 2019 - Fri.Mar 08, 2019

By the numbers: Women in construction

Construction Dive

There's a growing effort to recruit more women to fill workforce gaps, but their representation in the industry hovers around 10%, with only 3.5% of that in the trades

Commercial Construction Project Management Trends: How to Survive the Incredible Shrinking Timeline

Commercial Construction

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5 Ways Drone Technology Is Revolutionizing The Construction Industry

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Parth Mavani. Technology is shaking almost every facet of our personal and professional lives. Whether you are a tech enthusiast, a tired engineer or a corporate cog who loves the status quo, you can barely live without technology today.

Project Readiness Quiz: Is Your Company Prepared?

Surveyor

Five minutes — that’s all it takes to see if your projects are ready for today’s modern demands. Take the quiz below! Note: This quiz was originally created for contractors in the Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific markets.

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

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

FIU bridge collapse contractor files for bankruptcy

Construction Dive

Magnum Construction Management said that the Chapter 11 filing is not an attempt to shirk responsibilities related to the deadly March 2018 incident

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Design of Two-way Slab by Coefficient Method

The Constructor

There are several methods by which two-way slabs can be designed. All methods are viable provided that the safety and serviceability of the element. Slab Design Structural Engineering Slab design Structural Design

Project Readiness Quiz: Is Your Company Prepared?

Surveyor

Five minutes — that's all it takes to see if your projects are ready for today's modern demands

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Florida DOT shortlists 3 design-build groups for $814M Tampa bridge project

Construction Dive

The agency is scheduled to select a joint venture in October to construct a new span next to the existing bridge connecting Tampa and St. Petersburg

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OSHA Drone Inspections: Part 2

FDR Safety

In our previous blog on drones we addressed whether you should or shouldn’t allow OSHA to operate drones on your worksite. We received such an abundance of feedback, we felt it necessary to dive deeper into the topic of drones and what they can mean for the future of workplace safety.

Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit

Business Facilities

Commercial aircraft production and military defense spending will directly affect the growth trajectory of the aerospace and defense industry in 2019. Read: Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit at BusinessFacilities.com.

Setting Up Implementation Training for Successful Technology Adoption

Surveyor

A Tale of Two Learning Scenarios

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Productivity gets a boost in exoskeleton pilot program

Construction Dive

A U.K.-based based utility contractor said that lift assistance from the spring-loaded EksoVest reduced fatigue and strain to let workers accomplish more on the jobsite

Difficulties in Soil Stabilization for Road Construction

The Constructor

Soil stabilization is the method of improving soil properties by adding suitable stabilizers to it. It is very important to achieve required strength.

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South Korean Auto Supplier Picks Alabama For First U.S. Facility

Business Facilities

Yongsan Automotive USA will invest more than $5.5 million to open a manufacturing facility in Opelika, AL that will employ 150 workers after three years. Read: South Korean Auto Supplier Picks Alabama For First U.S. Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Jobpac Connect Software Release – 10th March

Surveyor

There will be a scheduled outage on Sunday 10th March 2019 between the hours 7pm-10pm AEDT (UTC+11). This is for deployment of our next Jobpac Connect software release. Release notes can be viewed here. An email will be sent out when the system becomes available.

Clark Construction to design, build $250M stadium in San Diego

Construction Dive

The 35,000-seat project at San Diego State University represents a fraction of the work being done at the campus and other Southern California institutions

Building for resilience - All about RELi

BD+C

January temperatures topped out at 35 degrees Celsius in Australia and bottomed out at -51 degrees Celsius in North Dakota.

Virginia Economic Development Partnership Receives 2018 State Of The Year Award

Business Facilities

Virginia Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Stephen Moret was presented with Business Facilities’ 2018 State of the Year Award today by BF Chief Business Officer Ted Coene. Read: Virginia Economic Development Partnership Receives 2018 State Of The Year Award at BusinessFacilities.com.

Setting Up Implementation Training for Successful Technology Adoption

Surveyor

Training your end users thoroughly on how to use new software and technology is vital to successful implementations.

Related, NYC union coalition strike deal

Construction Dive

The "historic. win-win" agreement ends a period of contentious legal action between the developer of the $25 billion Hudson Yards project and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York

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Concrete Delamination- Causes,Effects,Precautions

The Constructor

Concrete delamination is defined as the detachment of thin layer of concrete from the concrete surface. A drummy sound heard when the surface is. Concrete Durability Concrete Technology How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide concrete defects Concrete Repair

Building Maintenance Strategies for Small Business Owners

Wolgast Corporation

When you’re a small business owner who is responsible for your building, you likely don’t have a budget for a facility manager. Building maintenance probably isn’t something that hits your to-do list very often, but is still very important to the longevity and cost of building operation.

6 Articles You Need to Read on Women in Construction

Construction Business Owner

This week (and every week, for that matter), raise your hard hats to the women who go to work on jobsites or in the back offices of construction companies each day

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How these women are raising the bar on diversity in construction

Construction Dive

To mark Women in Construction Week 2019, Construction Dive spotlights five women leaders making invaluable contributions to their teams and creating space for diverse individuals to grow in the industry

The largest student housing development in the country breaks ground

BD+C

On Feb. 26 the University of California, Davis officially broke ground for The Green at West Village, a campus apartment project that is currently the largest student housing development in the country

OSR Inc. Investing $7M In Indiana Expansion

Business Facilities

The Japanese-owned automotive fastener manufacturer will construct and equip a new 82,395-square-foot facility Columbus, IN. Read: OSR Inc. Investing $7M In Indiana Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Why Your Company Needs a Lean Building Program

Construction Business Owner

As many companies look for ways to improve internal and external operations for the current surge in building, expansions and improvements, numerous programs like lean construction come to the forefront with its proven effectiveness.

Rebecca Severson shepherds a culture of safety

Construction Dive

Drawing on construction and military expertise, Gilbane's safety director steers workers toward a full understanding of risks, sharing the message that a jobsite can be incident-free

Hotel and indoor waterpark under construction in the Catskill Mountains

BD+C

The Kartrite Hotel & Indoor Waterpark is nearing completion in the Catskill Mountains in Upstate New York. The hotel is located next to a 100,000-sf casino and the Monster Golf Course

Collaborative Contracting in Construction

Job Order Contracting

Collaborative Construction Contracting & LEAN Project Delivery.

Introduction to Design-Build for Water Projects: An AWWA Webinar

PC Construction Blog

On March 13, I will join with a panel of water design-build experts to present a webinar on the essentials of design-build for water projects. During the session, attendees will learn about the benefits of. All Integrated Delivery Water & Wastewater Treatment Design-Build

3 recent developments in 'constructuring'

Construction Dive

By adapting manufacturing's efficiency models to building processes, these initiatives are expanding offsite construction to reach to more, and more complex, projects

Global hotel construction pipeline hits record high at 2018 year-end

BD+C

Lodging Econometrics (LE) has released its year-end Global Construction Pipeline Trend Report, which compiles the construction pipeline counts for every country and market around the world.