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Commercial Construction Project Planning: 3 Warning Signs Your Budget Might Go Bust

Commercial Construction

Budget is always a major consideration for our commercial construction clients, and as a general contractor we devote significant time to the budgeting process.

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4 Reasons to Upgrade Your Construction Equipment

Constructonomics

The construction industry is comprised of numerous tools and equipment that are used for some heavy-duty work. Regular maintenance is necessary but you must also know when it is time to upgrade the equipment. Read on to know more. What Happens When Equipment Fails?

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Viewpoint: The Continuing Rise of Women in Construction

ENR Construction

More AEC firms are realizing the multiple benefits of diversity and have increased their recruiting and promotion of women into leadership roles

Dotted Line: How to conduct business in a world of discrimination and harassment claims

Construction Dive

Lawyers offer some practical advice for contractors to prevent and weather these claims, which they say for many companies are inevitable

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

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

State of the Construction Industry: August Roundup

Surveyor

As the end of the summer approaches, many contractors still find themselves busy with seasonal jobs and many face a backlog of work. We know it’s a hectic time for many of our customers.

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Spray Foam Insulation for Buildings – Properties,Working and Benefits

The Constructor

Spray foam Insulation is a spray applied plastic that is used for the insulation of the buildings. A spray foam insulation is a combination of two. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Building Tips

Unpacking BIM: How contractors can reap the rewards of a digital workflow

Construction Dive

BIM isn't a turnkey solution, a Yates executive says, but there's potential payoff for contractors that coordinate all the people, software and processes involved

Finding the Equipment Management Sweet Spot

Surveyor

Capturing accurate equipment information is a challenge that many contractors face. Data collection and analysis has traditionally been a manual process, and many times information would slip through the cracks leading to equipment being poorly maintained, overused or even retired before necessary.

How to Improve Your Marketing Skills in the Construction Industry

Construction Marketing Blog

Sometimes the summer season is a time of reflection, and self-improvement. So how can you improve your marketing skills in the construction industry?

How To Create Effective Safety Signage

FDR Safety

There is good safety signage, bad safety signage and those that don’t tell you anything. An example of a “bad safety signage” is shown to the right. Notice the horrible placement and lack of context on the sign itself.

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Number of construction workers to double in home stretch of New Jersey mega-mall

Construction Dive

Triple Five told media last week it will have around 3,000 pairs of boots on the ground this fall to ensure the $5 billion American Dream Meadowlands opens early next year as planned

3 Steps to Convincing Your Manager to Send You to Collaborate 2018

Surveyor

We know you want to come to our Collaborate 2018 conference. After all, it’s quickly becoming one of the construction industry’s premier events.

Expansive Cement – Manufacture, Properties, Types and Uses

The Constructor

Expansive cement is special type of cement when mixed with water, which forms a paste that tends to increase in volume to a significantly greater. Cement Concrete Tests on Cement

Good Safety Signage

FDR Safety

There are good safety signs, bad safety signs and those that don’t tell you anything. An example of a “bad safety sign” is shown to the right. Notice the horrible placement and lack of context on the sign itself.

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AIA or ConsensusDocs: Which standard contract best fits your project?

Construction Dive

Success on a construction project can rise or fall on the contract you choose. Remember, financial solvency often depends on it

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Largest Rubber Dam Bladder in U.S. Installed

PC Construction Blog

Last week, PC completed the replacement of the rubber dam bladder – the largest of its kind in the United States – at the Highgate Dam in Vermont. The original bladder, which was installed in. All Manufacturing & Industrial Projects

Wood as Construction Material – Types, Structure, Processing

The Constructor

Wood is one of the most used natural building materials in the world. A number of valuable properties such as low heat conductivity, small bulk. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Construction

Robot Structural Analysis mid-year update is here!

BIM & Beam

Now that the season of summer vacations is almost over, and everyone is returning to school and work, we have great news to energize you for a productive Fall.

Report: Expect more and taller skyscrapers

Construction Dive

Researchers projected that the tallest skyscraper in 2050 will be more than 3,720 feet high and that there is a chance it will even surpass one mile

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Premier BioSource Investing $7.5M In New Farming Operation

Business Facilities

The California-based agbiosciences company will establish a new swine farm in Rensselaer, IN. Read: Premier BioSource Investing $7.5M In New Farming Operation at BusinessFacilities.com. Agriculture Biotech & Pharma Capital Investment Daily News Featured Indiana Research & Development Taxes & Incentives agriculture biosciences Biomedical Research Business Incentives corporate expansion Indiana Economic Development Corporation Indiana Farm Bureau Jasper County Premier BioSource swine

Hydrophobic Cement – Manufacture, Properties and Uses

The Constructor

As the name of the cement denotes, hydro means water and phobic means against. Hydrophobic cement is obtained by grinding portland cement clinker. Cement Concrete Others Tests on Cement

Some crucial technical drawings terms in construction

Construction Cost Estimating

Given below the details lists of technical drawings terms essential at construction site. Tender drawings: These types of drawings are provided to the bidders at the tender time to estimate the blank BOQ. It should be studied in accordance with specifications to exact pricing of the BOQ.

Price cap negotiations on Las Vegas Convention Center under way

Construction Dive

A guaranteed maximum price for the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion is being negotiated between the visitors authority and the general contractor, a JV between Turner and Martin-Harris

Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History

Business Facilities

Micron Technology will invest approximately $3 billion and create 1,100 new jobs with its expansion in the City of Manassas, VA. Read: Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History at BusinessFacilities.com.

Air-Entrained Cement – Manufacture, Properties and Advantages

The Constructor

Air-entrained portland cement is a special cement which has air bubbles introduced in the cement or concrete that provides the space for expansion of. Cement Concrete Tests on Cement

Water reducers: Where did they come from?

GCP Applied Technologies

Water reducers: Where did they come from? michael.delros…. Thu, 08/30/2018 - 15:30. Larry Roberts. August 30, 2018. The way to reduce water content in a concrete mix, without sacrificing workability, is through the use of water-reducing admixtures.

AGC-Autodesk survey: Labor shortage has industry at a 'tipping point'

Construction Dive

With the "significant and widespread" problem delaying projects and increasing construction costs, the "time to act is now "

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Faurecia Interior Systems Investing $30M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The automotive components manufacturer will create 143 new jobs at its new 145,000-square-foot facility in Spring Hill, TN. Read: Faurecia Interior Systems Investing $30M In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

White Cement – Manufacture, Properties and Uses.

The Constructor

White cement is same as that of grey Portland cement but the only differ is in the colour and fineness. This colour of this cement is determined by. Cement Concrete Tests on Cement

Soil Contamination and its Impact on Indoor Air Quality

GCP Applied Technologies

Soil Contamination and its Impact on Indoor Air Quality. Phillip.fry@gc…. Wed, 08/29/2018 - 11:19. GCP Applied Technologies. August 29, 2018. People can be exposed to soil contaminants in a number of ways, including: Breathing VOCs that intruded into the home or into the outdoor air.

University of Wisconsin approves $1.9B capital construction program

Construction Dive

The focus will be on the renovation or replacement of campus structures built prior to 1979 that have gone largely ignored since then

The start-to-finish construction process for Design-Build

The Korte Company

Design-Build has a proven track record as a construction delivery method that saves owners time and money. The Korte Company helped develop the method over 50 years ago. And since then, we’ve improved on it on thousands of projects across the U.S.

Timber as Building Material – Tree Types, Structure, Processing of Timber

The Constructor

The Timber is one of the most used natural building materials in the world. A number of valuable properties such as low heat conductivity, small bulk. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Construction