Sat.Dec 02, 2017 - Fri.Dec 08, 2017

Why Are Weather Delays Such a Big Issue in the Construction Industry?

Construction Marketing Blog

This year has seen some of the most brutal natural disasters in recent history. Hurricanes and beyond have ripped apart all kinds of construction and infrastructure and plenty of areas in the US face rebuilding: Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico. The reconstruction of these regions will be difficult.

CRE Construction Project Site Selection: 3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Match

Commercial Construction

When it comes to choosing a site for a commercial construction or CRE project, finding the perfect match between a brand or concept and an available space is one of the most important steps in the planning process.

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Mortar Mix Ratio Proportioning for Masonry Construction

The Constructor

Mortar mix ratio i.e. proportioning of cement sand in mortar provides consistency in the performance and appearance of masonry construction. Proper. Brick Masonry Building Technology Guide Buildings masonry

Segmentation of Precast Walls in Revit

BIM & Beam

In this post of the Structural Precast series I would like to touch upon the topic of segmentation of precast walls. Segmentation of precast walls can be done automatically or manually. Before we run the automatic segmentation we should check and adjust the Configuration Settings.

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2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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Installation of Wooden Flooring over Concrete Slab

The Constructor

Any installation of wooden flooring over a concrete slab must be carried out only after having a polyethylene vapor barrier on the ground where the. Building Technology Guide Flooring Buildings

Project Update: Mill240

PC Construction Blog

Construction is well underway on the Mill240 project in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The rehabilitated mill apartment community, which is situated along the banks of the Merrimack, will build upon the historic former Newark Paper Mill to. All Commercial Projects

2017 Construction Marketing STAR Awards – Winners Announced

Construction Marketing Blog

Winners of the 2017 CMA STAR Awards and CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR Awards are announced by the program sponsor, the Construction Marketing Association (CMA). The STAR awards recognize excellence in 16 marketing categories and 80 sub-categories. SUPERSTAR and STAR (first place/second place respectively) are awarded for each category or sub-category. CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR recognizes top brands or companies by region.

The 7 Samurais of Construction


Many people associate construction only with building roads or houses. However, we tend to forget that the building sector is also about building history and shaping the world around us. We spend 95% of our lives within construction. We live, work and love while we are surrounded by the past.

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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.

Asphalt Shingles as Roofing Material and its Types

The Constructor

The manufacture of asphalt roofing materials has been undergone from the 1890s. Today asphalt shingles cover 70 to 80 percent of the roofs in united. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Buildings

Green Building Data Risk as an Opportunity

Green Building Law Update

Green buildings generate large quantities of data. In an age when many have opinions about Edward Snowden’s disclosures, foreign state sponsored hacking, and Uber’s massive customer data hack, most people have not considered matters of data protection from their real estate, green building or otherwise.

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Pitching and Selling Products at The Home Depot (Part 1)

Construction Marketing Blog

For companies selling any construction-related products, finding shelf space on the largest home improvement retailer, The Home Depot (HD), is a dream.

Mississippi: A Winning Recipe

Business Facilities Blog

By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2017 Issue. A winning formula needs the right ingredients, and Mississippi has all of them. From a skilled and productive workforce to the state’s low corporate tax rate, Mississippi’s pro-business environment fosters growth and attracts new investment.

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Measurement of Air Content in Concrete by Pressure Air Method

The Constructor

Measurement of Air Content in Concrete Air content of concrete is measured by the pressure air measurement method which is based on the principles of. Concrete Concrete Properties Concrete Technology propertiesofconcrete

NYC Tower Rises From Within Custom-Built Cocoon

ENR Construction

High above New York City’s streets, ironworkers building the 70-story One Manhattan West tower are laboring inside of a six-story, 900-ton steel-mesh cocoon that hydraulically crawls up the sides of the building as they erect structural steel around the tower’s concrete core

Milwaukee Tool expands in three Mississippi locations, creates over 600 jobs

Constructor Magazine

Milwaukee Tool is expanding operations at three Mississippi locations, investing $33.4 million and creating 660 jobs


Business Facilities Blog

Loyal readers of this space will remember that earlier this year, in a post about the hundreds of thousands of tons of nuclear waste that are piling up around the world, we provided an update on the continuing global expansion of nuclear power.

Types of Shrinkages in Concrete and its Preventions

The Constructor

Shrinkage is an inherent property of concrete. The shrinkage in concrete can be defined as the volume changes observed in concrete due to the loss of. Concrete Concrete Properties Concrete Technology propertiesofconcrete

Smart Infrastructure Shapes Future Growth

ENR Construction

Airports and mass transit projects planned to meet demand

Weekly Product Gallery: Condensing boilers and water heaters

Constructor Magazine

This week we highlight condensing boilers and water heaters: a boiler line that includes smaller sizes for small- to average-size residential applications and light commercial projects; tankless water heaters that directly replace 50- and 75-gal.

Iowa: Moving To The Top Of The Class

Business Facilities Blog

By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2017 Issue. I owa’s leaders have an ambitious target for the state’s workforce education goals.

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Antifreeze Admixtures for Concrete during Cold Weather Concreting

The Constructor

Freezing reduces strength of concrete by 20 to 40 % when fresh concrete is subjected to freezing. Antifreeze admixtures of concrete, its properties. Concrete Concrete Admixtures Concrete Admixture Concrete Technology

Megaprojects in Distress: Rethinking the Theory

ENR Construction

The status quo of megaprojects these days is not good, with as many as two-thirds significantly disappointing on budget and schedule

Man Wanted for Choking Co-Worker at Landscaping Job

Green Industry Professionals

Police are looking for a man who allegedly strangled a co-worker while on a landscaping job

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Business Facilities Blog, Canada’s largest private-sale real estate network, is expanding its business services center in Moncton, New Brunswick, CAN and will create up to 30 jobs over three years with support from the provincial government.

40+ Construction Tools List with Images for Building Construction

The Constructor

Construction tools list for building construction works such as concrete, brick masonry, leveling, wood works, floor works, slab works, brick laying, Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments Construction Construction equipments

Georgia Group Creates Innovative Recruiting Partnership

ENR Construction

Program uses a new career-guidance tool to target and test high-school students on their construction aptitudes

Construction employment continues steady growth

Constructor Magazine

Specialty trade construction adds 22,600 positions in November

Global Technical Systems To Create 1,110 New Jobs In Virginia Beach

Business Facilities Blog

Global Technical Systems (GTS) will invest $54.7 million in a new, electro-mechanical energy storage system manufacturing operation in the City of Virginia Beach, VA.

Types of Sealants Used for Joints in Buildings -Properties, Uses, Working

The Constructor

Sealant is a material which is used to seal the joints between materials such as concrete, glass, aluminum, masonry wall etc. In general joints are. How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide repair Repair of Concrete Repair/Maintenance

Sports ‘districts’ are popping up all over America


Sports arenas and stadiums continue to be the stimuli for urban reincarnations. Stantec has several sports “district” projects underway in Dallas, Tampa, Chicago, and Edmonton.

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