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How to Avoid 3 Common Commercial Construction Scheduling Delays

Commercial Construction

Compared with a few short years ago, commercial construction moves at an incredibly fast pace today.

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Extranet Evolution

The mobile construction app market continues to grow, with tools to complement desktop construction software, and low-cost form management apps for SMEs. Asta Site Progress.

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Tesla Announces Sleek New Solar Panels

Jetson Green

Late last year, Tesla unveiled a range of solar panels that were actually roof tiles as well. The price was prohibitive though, since there was no way to install them on an existing roof without some expensive and time-consuming renovations. But this is no longer the case.

World’s Largest Kayak-Maker Expanding In Michigan

Business Facilities Blog

KL Outdoor/GSC Technologies, a New Water Capital portfolio company, has announced it will base its corporate and manufacturing operations in Muskegon, MI, generating 153 jobs and a total $9.2 million in new investment in the region.

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

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

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4 Keys to Building a Successful Partnership in Solar

Construction Business Owner

Fueled by continuously decreasing prices, the solar industry in the United States continues to grow at a furious pace. According to the U.S.

A Drone's Eye View of Houston After Hurricane Harvey

ENR Construction

ENR team reports on historic flooding in Texas and captures dramatic drone footage of inundated areas

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Revit 2017.2.2 Update Direct Download Links

What Revit Wants

Get more info about Revit Updates here , and Revit 2017 here. Links for the Revit 2017.2.2 Update are below: Download. Readme. Release Notes. The updates appear mostly related to bug fixes and stability improvements: The post Revit 2017.2.2

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Methods of Groundwater Control in Excavations at Construction Sites

The Constructor

Groundwater causes extreme problems in excavations such as sand running for most of construction projects. Methods of groundwater control in. Construction Engineering & Management How To Guide Work Procedures Construction Excavation

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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 95 university construction firms

BD+C

Harvey's Aftermath Will Rattle Construction Supply Chain, Economists Say

ENR Construction

As the cleanup and eventual rebuilding proceed, increased demand for materials and labor will push costs upward

Crafting a Crane Safety Training Program

Construction Business Owner

According to the 2016 Travelers Business Risk Index, construction professionals believe they are more at risk of something bad happening to their businesses than their counterparts in other industries.

What is Stamped Concrete? Features, Methods and Procedures of Stamping Concrete

The Constructor

Stamped concrete is a very intelligent and innovative innovation in concrete widely applied for floor in patios, car porch, driveways and sidewalks. Concrete Technology Guide For CIvil Engineer Special Concrete in Construction Concrete Technology special concrete

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

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

Mashup in the halls of ivy: Campus expansions put the emphasis on elevating the student experience

BD+C

Makerspaces and interdisciplinary mashups are connecting students with each other—and with the outside world

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Artificial Intelligence Advances to Improve Construction

ENR Construction

The tech world is counting on construction professionals to not only keep informed about new technology, but to use leading-edge solutions to tackle intractable problems

How to Recognize Red Flags

Construction Business Owner

The risk-to-reward ratio in construction is among the most unbalanced of any mature industry. The disproportionate downside, risks associated with an extremely bad project, far outweigh the upside gained from even the most successful projects.

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A social media success story: How one engineer gets results

Construction Marketing Ideas

Brian Fraley has published a worthy interview with structural engineer John Wheaton, where Wheaton explains how he has applied social media to build his practice’s reputation and relationships.

Top 55 University Engineering Firms

BD+C

Hurricane Harvey Damage Revealed in Aerial Photos

ENR Construction

Nearmap, which produces high-resolution satellite imagery for construction and engineering firms, governments and utilities, conducted a flyover of Rockport and Ingleside, Texas, north of Corpus Christi on Aug.

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Back to School

Constructor Magazine

A new trend in school construction sees buildings divided into separate “schools,” functioning independent of each other, including the mechanical rooms

Classification of Building Cost Estimates – Approach and Accuracy

The Constructor

The building cost estimates can be classified in many ways. The three major and significant ways in which the building cost estimates can be. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Construction Costing Cost Estimate

Top 110 university architecture firms

BD+C

Why Fear is Good When It Comes to Ladder Safety

ENR Construction

It's when you stop being scared that you screw up, I remembered

5D BIM: How It Will Help the Construction Industry

Geniebelt

Earlier this year we explored BIM, Building Information Modeling, and explained why it is the future of construction. BIM is currently broken down into three levels but can more levels be added?

Free Access to MSDSonline Safety Info For Harvey Cleanup

Construction Equipment

For many citizens and companies, clean up after Hurricane Harvey may include exposure to hazardous substances found in wastewater and debris. Knowing how to identify and handle these substances is vital to prevent personal injury

Home away from home: Children’s hospitals that soothe, support, and distract

BD+C

On June 6, the first phase in the construction of the new Children’s Hospital at Erlanger in Chattanooga, Tenn., broke ground.

Contractors Start Digging Out, Evaluating Hurricane Harvey Damage

ENR Construction

While some already have contracts, others are still securing businesses and families

Building Adaptation in Construction -Objectives, Importance and Opportunities

The Constructor

Building adaptation in construction is also called building refurbishment, rehabilitation, restoration or renovation. Objectives, importance are. Building Maintenance Building Technology and Construction Guide Buildings

IAPMO combines Code Development and Standards Departments, brings back Aguilar to lead new venture

Constructor Magazine

The IAPMO Group is pleased to welcome back Hugo Aguilar, who will lead a newly combined Codes and Standards department as Vice President

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Fake architect caught in ‘Operation Vandelay Industries’ sentenced to 2 1/3 to 7 years in prison

BD+C

Goodbye, Newman. In a case saturated in pop culture references, a fake architect named Paul J. Newman has been sentenced to 2 1/3 to 7 years in prison after he was caught in a New York state fraud investigation dubbed “Operation Vandelay Industries,” a reference to the 90’s sitcom Seinfeld.

ENR MidAtlantic Releases Preliminary List of 2017 Specialty Contractor Survey Participants

ENR Construction

The Dec. 25 ENR MidAtlantic issue will include the annual rankings of the region’s Top Specialty Construction firms