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Using TaBRA For Culture Change

FDR Safety

TaBRA (Task Based Risk Assessments) is a topic about which FDRsafety has written several times. Our previous blogs describe the “what,” “how, ” and “why” of the TaBRA method from a technical perspective.

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Modern Slavery Exists and We Must Stop It Now

Green Building Law Update

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What is Soil Texture? Classification System of Soil Texture

The Constructor

What is Soil Texture? The texture of the soil is an indication of the relative content of particles of various sizes in the soil. It will indicate. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Soil Engineering

Construction labor shortage exacerbates safety issues

Construction Dive

Safety issues prominent in the industry such as substance abuse, aging employees and accelerated construction schedules are even worse when there's a smaller pool of workers

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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.

Hand Tool Ratings – Construction STAR Ratings

Construction Marketing Blog

The new Construction STAR Ratings uses a proprietary algorithm to rate products and services within the construction industry that includes voice of the customer (VoC) research, and other factors. The Construction STAR Ratings are sponsored by the Construction Marketing Association.

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What is Steel Reinforcement? Types and Properties of Steel Rebars

The Constructor

What is Steel Reinforcement? Steel reinforcement are steel bars that are provided in combination with plain cement concrete to make it reinforced. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

State DOTs test sealant that could prevent concrete cracking

Construction Dive

Louisiana, Texas and Minnesota are testing a new sealant created to mitigate the effects of the seasonal expansion and contraction of pavement

Facility Management Software – Construction STAR Ratings

Construction Marketing Blog

The new Construction STAR Ratings uses a proprietary algorithm to rate products and services within the construction industry that includes voice of the customer (VOC) research, and other factors. The Construction STAR Ratings are sponsored by the Construction Marketing Association.

Factors driving cold storage warehouse construction costs

The Korte Company

The production, processing, storage and transit of perishable goods is changing. Rapid modernization of one of the world’s most important networks has led to the need for greater cold storage warehouse capacity. Naturally, owners want to know how much they’ll need to invest if it’s time to build.

South Carolina Governor Presented With 2017 State Of The Year Award

Business Facilities Blog

The Palmetto State earned Business Facilities' annual award by doubling down on its solid manufacturing base while diversifying into new growth sectors. Read: South Carolina Governor Presented With 2017 State Of The Year Award at BusinessFacilities.com.

Data offers vision into construction equipment blind spots

Construction Dive

Data about equipment rentals can be just as important to the bottom line as the equipment itself, but accessing it requires a breakdown of silos, Mark Bishop of United Rentals says

Construction STAR Ratings Announced

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) announces the Construction STAR Ratings , a new program that rates products and services within the construction industry using a proprietary algorithm that includes voice of the customer (VOC) research, and other factors.

The Financial Case for High Performance Buildings: Why It Matters

Stok

In a white paper on The Financial Case for High Performance Buildings, set to be publicly available in September 2018, stok argues that the seemingly intangible occupant impacts of the built environment are quantifiable from a bottom line perspective.

Determine Water Content of Soil by Oven Dry and Pycnometer Methods

The Constructor

What is Water Content of Soil? The water content of soil is is the ratio of mass of water to mass of soil which is expressed in percentage. Oven Dry. GE Lab Tests Geotechnical Engineering How To Guide Material Testing Guide Soil

How to center tech investments around ROI, ease of use

Construction Dive

To successfully adopt a technology, contractors must strike the right balance between these and other priorities, according to authors of a recent report

LUMBERYARD Grand Opening Celebrated in Catskill, NY

PC Construction Blog

The grand opening of LUMBERYARD was enthusiastically celebrated last weekend, with events hosted by Alan Cumming and inaugural performances on Saturday and Sunday by acclaimed tap dancer, Savion Glover, and celebrated jazz drummer, Marcus Gilmore. All Commercial Projects

The Global Climate Action Summit: A Quick Guide

Stok

stok is excited to join this year’s Global Climate Action Summit in welcoming world leaders to celebrate climate action and inspire greater commitments in support of the Paris Agreement.

WebstaurantStore Creating 300 Jobs In Florida

Business Facilities Blog

The ecommerce restaurant supply company will invest $1 million to expand in Tampa, and plans to create more than 300 new jobs. Read: WebstaurantStore Creating 300 Jobs In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Florida Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Development corporate expansion Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Hillsborough County IT services restaurant supply Site Selection WebrestaurantStore

Digital Deals: 3DR-Yuneec launch JV, Siemens doubles Bentley alliance, more

Construction Dive

Manitowoc pegged CM Labs to develop crane simulators, IngeniousIO raised $4 million and officially launched, and John Deere named a partner for better managing fleets

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What is “news” and how/when should you make it?

Construction Marketing Ideas

Every day,I wade through dozens of news releases. Most are easy to discard on a cursory glance. Overtly commercial product announcements, for which our media would not be suitable even for paid advertising, quickly go into the computer’s trash basket.

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Success in cold storage warehouse construction

The Korte Company

Cold storage warehouses are key waypoints in our nation’s food supply and distribution network. Due to changes in the way food is processed, moved, bought and consumed, cold storage warehouse construction is top-of-mind for players up and down the supply chain.

9 Different Types of Pipes for Plumbing and Water Supply.

CivilSeek

In this article, you are going to learn the 9 best and most common different types of pipes for plumbing and water supply in details. So, Let’s Start. Different Types. Read more 9 Different Types of Pipes for Plumbing and Water Supply.

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How seasoned construction pros handle the cost of scaling up

Construction Dive

An upturn in home-buying and commercial development is a boon for the construction industry, but the pressure to grow can squeeze construction companies grappling with cash flow, expenses and expansion

The website conversion process: How quality and quantity combine to provide your success metrics

Construction Marketing Ideas

Matt Handal of Helpeverybodyeveryday.com has written a useful e-publication, The Ultimate Guide to Converting Website Visitors to Clients. You’ll have to subscribe to his eletter to receive the book — part of his lead generation system.)

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Construction of Foundation – Depth, Width, Layout and Excavation

The Constructor

Procedure for construction of foundation starts with decision on its depth, width and marking layout for excavation and centerline of foundation. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Design Foundation How To Guide Structural Design

3 Leadership Styles to Identify the Next Generation of Leaders

Construction Business Owner

Thirty-eight years of exposure to the construction industry have provided me with a look at a broad spectrum of industry leaders, leadership styles and insights into a correlation between those varying styles and company success.

Bricklaying robot drastically reducing Nevada project timeline

Construction Dive

The SAM100 bricklaying robot can lay up to 250 bricks per hour, compared with a mason, who on average lays the same number of bricks in one day

Elon Musk Fills Out His Transportation Tunnel Team

ENR Construction

The 16-mile O'Hare Express would connect downtown Chicago and O'Hare airport

Integral Bridges – Types, Advantages and Limitations

The Constructor

What is an Integral bridge? Integral bridges are constructed without any joints between spans or between span and abutments. The superstructure along. Bridges Structures Bridge Longest Bridges

Inside the Minds of Modern Leaders

Construction Business Owner

Today’s business environment requires a different kind of leader. Changing dynamics within internal environments and external landscapes are forcing leaders to think and act differently with increasing regularity.

$1B infrastructure program announced in Indiana

Construction Dive

Eric Holcomb's plan includes $600 million to fast-track Interstate 69 and $190 million for highway improvements, among other measures

Resizable Dialogs in Revit 2019 - Not Noteblock Schedules

Revit OpEd

When you were making more dialog boxes re-sizable you missed one! It's really hard to be sure I'm selecting the correct family with this dialog. If not outright re-sizable, maybe put the Name field at the top and stretch out the list box underneath and make it at least as wide as the dialog?

Cracks in Masonry Walls – Types, Causes and Repair of Cracks

The Constructor

Several types of cracks occur in masonry walls in a building which can be minor and insignificant, some requiring expensive repairs and in some. Building Technology Guide Concrete Concrete Crack Repair Concrete Cracks Walls Cracks Repairing