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Modern Materials: Memory steel, polymer uses CO2 to self-repair, and more

Construction Dive

Other fresh innovations include concrete that is reinforced with natural fibers and 3D-printed cement that gets stronger as it cracks

How Shifts in Shopping Have Changed Retail Construction

Construction Business Owner

When large, big-box chain stores were being built during the 1980s and 1990s, breaking into the business was a relatively straightforward enterprise for smaller construction firms hoping to expand.

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Topping Concrete – Work Procedure, Types and Advantages

The Constructor

Topping concrete is defined as a layer of high strength concrete placed on an old, worn out concrete surface to provide a dense, abrasion-resistant. Concrete Crack Repair Concrete Technology Concrete Work Procedure Construction Engineering & Management Repair/Protection Guide

State of the Construction Industry: November Roundup

John Chaney

A review of some of the top construction headlines and a look forward to 2019. The post State of the Construction Industry: November Roundup appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor.

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

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

2019 construction industry trade show and conference guide

Construction Dive

Here are the leading industry events professionals should consider attending to help elevate their businesses and careers

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Types of Form Ties Used in Formwork

The Constructor

Formwork for concrete structures is more important in order to get perfect dimensions of structural parts. Accessories used in formwork will also. Formwork/Shuttering form ties formwork Formwork accessories shuttering

Mitigate Construction Risk at Project Closeout

John Chaney

Risk and construction projects go hand in hand. From tracking safety issues and compliance on the jobsite, to ensuring that regulatory and contractual obligations are met, to correctly accounting for all of the job costs, payments and other financial data […].

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Federal judge allows preconstruction on stalled XL Pipeline

Construction Dive

Lawyers for TransCanada Corp. said that certain planning activities for the pipeline would not violate the essence of the current injunction, which they say threatens 700 jobs and almost $950 million of earnings

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As telehealth reshapes patient care, space and design needs become clearer


Last Spring, construction began on a 16-story, 151-room tower at 139 East 56 th Street in New York, which when completed in early 2020 will be Midtown Manhattan’s first purpose-built assisted living and memory care community.

Subgrade and Subbase for Concrete Slabs

The Constructor

Subgrade and subbase are the foundation of concrete slab and play critical role in its performance. According to ACI Code, the subgrade is a. Geotechnical Engineering Ground Improvement How To Guide Soil Engineering

4 Tips for Avoiding Jobsite Frustrations

Construction Business Owner

The greatest contractors believe in preparing for success—because putting in some extra time on the front end will pay for itself many times over on the jobsite, through both reduced downtime and fewer moments of frustration.

What are the biggest risks for construction companies?

Construction Dive

With the U.S. in one of the longest recoveries in history, contractors must be especially vigilant not to run out of cash, as they are three times more likely to fail in an upswing than in a downturn, said a FMI Corp. analyst

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The largest eSports stadium in North America opens in Arlington, Texas


Competitive gaming (also known as eSports), the fastest growing spectator sport in the country, now has its largest, most robust venue in North America for fans to enjoy the action.

How to Pour New Concrete Over Old Concrete Surface?

The Constructor

New concrete is commonly poured over old concrete, which may have been damaged for any reason, for repairing purpose. However, this approach is not. Concrete Work Procedure How To Guide Work Procedures Construction

Cascades To Invest $58M In North Carolina

Business Facilities Blog

The green packaging and tissue manufacturer will create 66 new jobs to operate new, modernized equipment at its Wagram, NC plant. Read: Cascades To Invest $58M In North Carolina at Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing North Carolina Workforce Development Canada corporate expansion Employment green packaging north carolina Scotland County Site Selection tissue products Wagram

The Dotted Line: A successful project closeout 'starts at the beginning'

Construction Dive

Planning and organization go a long way in keeping punch list items to a minimum and closeout documents organized

All LEED-certified buildings eligible for LEED recertification


The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will begin offering LEED recertification for all LEED-certified projects. Projects must submit 12 months of data demonstrating continued or improved performance to be eligible for recertification.

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Role of Calcium Chloride in Concrete

The Constructor

Many type of additives are added into the concrete to enhance its properties and derive the required type of concrete. Calcium chlorides is used as. Cement Concrete Admixtures Concrete Admixtures Guide Concrete Properties Concrete Technology

Greater Richmond: Mid-Sized Market With Maximum Reach

Business Facilities Blog

Lower costs, an exceptional quality of life and first-class 21st century infrastructure are convincing big players to choose Richmond over larger markets. Read: Greater Richmond: Mid-Sized Market With Maximum Reach at

How data, tech and 'heart' can mitigate jobsite safety risks

Construction Dive

Contractors need to analyze and act on robust data, change the corporate culture and implement technologies to reduce injuries and retain employees, construction safety experts say

Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company Building: GC to the rescue


Once home to the Honolulu Advertiser —the city’s largest daily—this 1929 Beaux Arts–style building has been a landmark in Honolulu’s Kakaako neighborhood for nearly 90 years.

Concrete Repair by Dry Pack Mortar Method

The Constructor

Dry pack mortar is used to repair the concrete surfaces which contains cracks or holes of depth larger than or equal to the least dimension of the. Concrete Crack Repair Concrete Cracks Concrete Technology Others Repair/Protection Guide Concrete Repair Dry pack method dry pack mortar

Working in Cold Weather: How to Protect Yourself from Hazards

Construction Equipment

During the winter, construction workers face a natural hazard: cold weather. Being in freezing temperatures for an extended period can result in health problems such as frostbite, hypothermia, and trench foot. The Center for Construction Research and Training suggests how workers can protect

Mitigate risk with construction site monitoring

Construction Dive

Visual documentation and remote surveillance could be the key to reducing theft, vandalism and safety issues

Suuchi To Create 400 Advanced Manufacturing Jobs In New Jersey

Business Facilities Blog

The woman-owned technology and supply chain startup will remain and grow at Kearny Point with help from up to $37 million in Grow NJ tax credits over 10 years. Read: Suuchi To Create 400 Advanced Manufacturing Jobs In New Jersey at

Efflorescence on Concrete Floor-Removal Methods

The Constructor

Efflorescence is white powdery material formed on concrete surface when soluble salts migrate to the surface of concrete. It is produced due to low. How To Guide Work Procedures

Tips for Protecting Your Company’s Data

Construction Business Owner

Tips for Protecting Your Company’s Data from Departing Employees


Orange County, California, officials approve $43B transportation plan

Construction Dive

Planned construction includes high-occupancy vehicle lanes, regular lanes, express lanes, interchanges and toll roads, the exploration of highways for autonomous vehicles and more

Vacant Dartmouth College building to become faculty and graduate student center


The vacant Dana Hall library building on Dartmouth College’s north campus was a 32,995-sf, 1960s building that became the anchor of the school’s north campus renewal plan. The building is being reimagined as a faculty and graduate student center

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Lithium Silicate Chemical Hardeners for concrete

The Constructor

There are several types of concrete hardener but lithium silicate chemical hardner is fairly new one and developed after other types. The Lithium. Flooring How To Guide

Enterprise Florida Forms New Manufacturing Partnerships

Business Facilities Blog

The partnerships will provide Florida businesses with additional resources and grant opportunities to help develop and expand their international markets. Read: Enterprise Florida Forms New Manufacturing Partnerships at

Dodge: Total October construction starts up 21% to $864B

Construction Dive

Nonresidential fared even better with a 53% surge driven by several large projects such as the Gordie Howe International Bridge

Bedford Square: Revivifying urbanity


When the local ymca decided to move out of the historic Bedford Building and adjacent firehouse in Westport, Conn., Bedford Square Associates purchased the property and an adjacent lot to create a 1½-acre site for a 110,000-sf complex

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