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A Specialty Game Plan for Skilled Labor

Surveyor

How Education Programs, Training and Technology are Rebuilding Specialty Contractors’ Workforces. Construction Best Practices

8 expert tips for recruiting, retaining women in construction

Construction Dive

Women make up 50% of U.S. labor but less than 10% of the construction workforce, so savvy leaders are using a range of tactics amid a relentless labor shortage

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Singly Reinforced vs Doubly Reinforced Beam | What Is Singly Reinforced Beam | What Is Doubly Reinforced Beam

CivilJungle

Singly Reinforced vs. Doubly Reinforced Beam The beam can be defined as a structural member that carries all vertical loads and resists bending. There are several types of materials used for beams, such as steel, wood, fibers, etc.

How to Measure Reinforcement Corrosion in Concrete Structures?

The Constructor

Measurement of steel reinforcement corrosion in concrete is essential to analyze the strength and durability of structure. Not only does the steel. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Concrete Concrete Technology reinforcement

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

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

2020 Digital Contractor Roadshows: Come See Viewpoint in a City Near You!

Surveyor

Our 2020 roadshows are now day-long learning events, with up to 4.5 CPE credits available at a location near you! Events

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Allowing Employees to Voluntarily Wear Dust or Surgical Masks and the Coronavirus

FDR Safety

With the growing concern about the COVID-19/Coronavirus employers may have employees who express a desire to wear a respirator or mask in the workplace. If the employer allows employees to wear a respirator or a surgical mask certain sections of the OSHA respiratory protection standard may apply.

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IPD – Ensuring Construction COLLABORATION from Planning, through Procurement, through Project Delivery, and Beyond!

Job Order Contracting

Ensuring COLLABORATION from Planning, through Procurement, through Project Delivery, and Beyond for repair, renovation, maintenance, and new construction requires an integrated outcome-focused process.

7 Factors Affecting Abrasion Resistance of Concrete Surface

The Constructor

The main factor that controls abrasion resistance of concrete is the concrete’s compressive strength. The higher the concrete surface strength. Concrete Durability Concrete Properties Concrete Technology concrete floor

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What's it like to kick off construction for Clark at Amazon's HQ2?

Construction Dive

Clark Construction Senior Superintendent Monique Holley talks about the importance of collaboration, safety and getting community buy-in for the high-profile project in Arlington, Virginia

These 17 women are changing the face of construction

BD+C

Nearly one year ago, I wrote an article for VIATechnik’s “The Edge” Blog on BD+C entitled, “The construction industry has a problem, and women are going to solve it,” which included a call to action for the industry to “amplify the voice of women” as a key strategy of empowerment.

Integrated Project Delivery Software and Support Services

Job Order Contracting

Integrated project delivery software and support services are now available for facilities operations and maintenance as well as new construction.

Lone Star Bright: Texas Boasts A Saga Of Success

Business Facilities

From accolades and awards to jobs and investments, it looks like Texas is ringing in the new decade as fortunately as it left the last. Read: Lone Star Bright: Texas Boasts A Saga Of Success at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Construction industry growth predicted in JLL 2020 report amid cost upticks, coronavirus uncertainty

Construction Dive

Contributing to the overall economic environment of the industry are the usual suspects of rising material costs and trade policies as well as a new health crisis that could impact those factors even more

Profometer Test on Concrete Structures: Purpose, and Applications

The Constructor

Profometer test is a non-destructive testing technique used to detect location and size of reinforcements and concrete cover quickly and accurately. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Strengthening & Retrofitting Tests on Concrete Concrete Technology Strengthnening of Structures

LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery Solution

Job Order Contracting

Consistent on-time, on-budget delivery of quality repair, renovation, maintenance, sustainability, and new construction projects is possible only when owners have the requisite levels of leadership and competency.

Seakeeper Investing $11M To Move Headquarters To Pennsylvania

Business Facilities

The boating parts manufacturer will also expand its Berks County manufacturing operations, creating 97 new jobs. Read: Seakeeper Investing $11M To Move Headquarters To Pennsylvania at BusinessFacilities.com.

Tutor Perini, subsidiary accused of 'change-order scheming' in Pennsylvania I-83 project

Construction Dive

A state senator is questioning $24 million in claims from Tutor Perini's Cherry Hill Construction, noting the project is two years behind schedule

Difference Between Pelton, Francis and Kaplan Turbines

The Constructor

The Pelton, Francis and Kaplan turbines are water turbines that are rotary machines which convert kinetic energy and the potential energy of the. Turbines & Pumps Difference Between Pelton

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Attention Contractors and Owners. Stop paying TOO MUCH for Indefinite Quantity Construction Contract & Job Order Contract Cooperative Construction

Job Order Contracting

If you aren’t using the Allied States Cooperative for Job Order Contracting then the odds are good that you are paying 300% to 400% more in administrative fees than necessary! The Allied States Cooperative only carries a two percent (2%) fee payable by awarded JOC contractors.

HubSpot Commits To Creating 450 New Jobs In Ireland

Business Facilities

The Massachusetts-based software, services, and support company is creating a new office space dubbed "HubSpot House" in Dublin. . Read: HubSpot Commits To Creating 450 New Jobs In Ireland at BusinessFacilities.com.

Modular Monitor: How GCs, trades and architects view offsite construction, by the numbers

Construction Dive

Responses from a Dodge survey show that the professions are aligned on some aspects and at odds on others. Here's what the data might mean for the future of modular construction

City of Buffalo to launch the largest environmental impact bond in the country

BD+C

Mayor Byron W. Brown announced during his 14th State of the City address that Buffalo will launch the largest Environmental Impact Bond (EIB) in the country at $30 million.

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Annual Tax Return Pointers For Construction Contractors

Contractor Bookkeeping

Preparing for tax season is a year-round endeavor. Well-organized small businesses are better positioned to minimize their tax bill while avoiding penalties associated with missing or inaccurate information.

Borbet Investing $24M In Alabama Expansion

Business Facilities

The German automotive industry manufacturer will create 25 news jobs at its Auburn, AL operation. . Read: Borbet Investing $24M In Alabama Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

AECOM NYC office nabs MTA, Port Authority veterans

Construction Dive

The hiring of former New York MTA CEO Tom Prendergast and former Port Authority COO Denise Berger will no doubt help AECOM tap into large public projects in a time when demand and competition are heating up

Basic Plumbing System | Drainage System | Supply and Drainage Subsystems

CivilJungle

Basic Plumbing System Plumbing follows the basic laws of nature – gravity-pressure, water seeking its own level. Knowing this, you can understand its “mysteries” and make dozens of corrections to your home’s plumbing system. You can save time, trouble and money!

Marcum Commercial Construction Index Reports Strong Q4 Driven by Infrastructure Spending

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the fourth quarter of 2019 reports healthy levels of construction spending in large part due to the ongoing strength in infrastructure-related categories. Nonresidential construction spending stood at an annualized rate of $779.6

Direct Marketing Company Creating 239 New Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

Moore will invest more than $31 million to establish the Richmond Print Group, a new venture in Henrico County, VA. Read: Direct Marketing Company Creating 239 New Jobs In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Contech Conversations: Suffolk's chief data officer envisions 'war rooms' of integrated data for jobsite decision making

Construction Dive

Jit Kee Chin, who also serves as executive vice president, talks about how construction doesn't have an overwhelming volume of info to collect, but it has the tough task of integrating and leveraging it

What Is Plinth | What Is Plinth Protection | Purpose of Plinth Protection

CivilJungle

What Is Plinth? A plinth is a base or platform that supports a plinth, column, or structure. Structurally, the plinth distributes weight and pressure down evenly across a column across a wider space. You can also elevate structures above the ground to protect them from water or other elements.

Toronto Crane Operators Rule As Rockstars

cnstrctr

Weekly Construction News Analysis. The post Toronto Crane Operators Rule As Rockstars appeared first on cnstrctr. Construction News construction construction boom construction salary construction site crane operator real estate salary toronto

The Aerospace Industry: Cruising To A Higher Altitude

Business Facilities

Production-related issues and order cancellations slowed the commercial aerospace sector last year, but long-term demand for passenger jets remains robust. Read: The Aerospace Industry: Cruising To A Higher Altitude at BusinessFacilities.com.

Clark settles $5M The Wharf DC lawsuit with Perkins Eastman for undisclosed amount

Construction Dive

The general contractor for Phase 1 of the $2.5 billion development sued the architecture firm for design flaws in 2018 and the latter retaliated with a claim about not being paid. Clark says the pair are now ready to work together again