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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.

Green Globes New Multifamily Rating Systems Respond to the Market

Green Building Law Update

On July 11 the Green Building Initiative launched the Green Globes Multifamily for New Construction and Green Globes Multifamily for Existing Buildings.

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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

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?

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

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.

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

Premier BioSource Investing $7.5M In New Farming Operation

Business Facilities Blog

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

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.

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

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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Virginia Lands Its Largest Capital Investment Project In Modern History

Business Facilities Blog

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.

It works until it doesn’t: The consequences of relying too much on one system or marketing model

Construction Marketing Ideas

Great marketing is easy, once we know what works. And it stays that way, until what works well no longer succeeds. The reason is simple: When we have found a winning formula, we can repeat it and adapt it to similar situations. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to pull it off.

Job Order Contracting Solution

Job Order Contracting

If your looking for a Job Order Contracting Solution, consider whether or not it truly delivers best value for your organization, your building users, and your awarded JOC Contractors.

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

Faurecia Interior Systems Investing $30M In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

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.

CMAR Done Right at Tri-Association Conference

PC Construction Blog

This year’s Tri-Association Conference is well underway in Ocean City, Maryland. The program lineup is phenomenal, covering virtually every topic related to water and wastewater treatment and the construction of these vital facilities.

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

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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Continental Motors Investing $75 Million In Alabama Factory

Business Facilities Blog

The company's “Blue Marlin” project will transform its aircraft-engine manufacturing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex into an advanced manufacturing facility. Read: Continental Motors Investing $75 Million In Alabama Factory at BusinessFacilities.com.

GIS and BIM Integration Will Transform Infrastructure Design and Construction

ENR Construction

Between every stage of the construction process—from planning and design to construction and operations—critical data is lost

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Role of an Owner JOC Program Manager

Job Order Contracting

A critical role of a Owner JOC Program Manager is the ability to review and negotiate JOC Contractor Estimates.

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

New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration

Business Facilities Blog

The new organization, funded with a $1.5-million grant from the department of defense, will coordinate the growth of defense-related business across the six-state region. Read: New England’s Regional Defense Industry Collaboration at BusinessFacilities.com.

Tower Gives Voice to Sept. 11 Victims

ENR Construction

The Tower of Voices at the Flight 93 National Memorial will be dedicated on Sept.

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LEAN Construction Project Delivery and Facilities Operations, Maintenance, and Life-cycle Management

Job Order Contracting

LEAN METHODOLOGY. LEAN methodology was first introduced by Henry Ford, later expanded by Toyota, and subsequently adopted by numerous manufacturing and service sectors.

Streamroller death brings involuntary manslaughter charges

Construction Dive

Prosecutors allege that a company head is responsible for allowing an untrained San Francisco worker to operate a steamroller that crushed another employee in 2016

The power of public speaking: How to apply it for marketing and business development

Construction Marketing Ideas

Public speaking, especially to an audience of potential clients, can be one of the most effective ways to build your business and professional reputation.

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Florida Project Could Help Address Runoff, Algae Blooms

ENR Construction

Heavy rainfall this spring overwhelmed Everglades infrastructure and required operators to discharge nutrient-laden water from Lake Okeechobee to South Florida’s east and west coasts