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

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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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

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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

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.

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

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

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New Elements Added to Proposed Annapolis Sports-Oriented Development

ENR Construction

The first step toward transforming a closed 900-acre psychiatric hospital site near Annapolis, Md., into a sports and entertainment complex could begin as early as next year, under a plan presented by Mark Burdett, owner of the Major Lacrosse League’s Chesapeake Bayhawks

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Taco Comfort Solutions signs on as Top Sponsor to Eastern Energy Expo 2018

Constructor Magazine

Taco Comfort Solutions has signed on as a top level Expo Sponsor for Eastern Energy Expo 2018 to be held at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT in May

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Busting the myths: What the “S-word” can mean for construction and development

BD+C

Sustainability. The word has crept into the mainstream of American life – from the food we eat and clothes we wear to the cars we drive and furniture we sit on.

Top 5 Reasons Your Company Should Consider Grade Control

Construction Business Owner

On some construction jobsites today, machine-control systems are just as prevalent as smartphones, excavators or even hardhats, while on other jobsites, you may only see stringlines and grade stakes.

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

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

Best Sports/Entertainment: Cowlitz Reservation Development

ENR Construction

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s $196-million reservation development is actually three projects in one

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Epiroc Acquires Cate Drilling Solutions

Construction Equipment

Atlas Copco has announced its acquisition of US drill supplier and operator Cate Drilling Solutions (CDS). The drilling company is based in Salt Lake City and supplies drills for operations in Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming. The company did not disclose the selling price.

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BIG-designed 1.3 million-sf sports and entertainment district includes Austin’s first pro-sports stadium

BD+C

Spread across 1.3 million sf in Austin, Texas the new East Austin District will provide the fast-growing city with its first pro-sports stadium and large-scale music arena. The 40,000-seat outdoor bowl is designed for large-scale soccer and rugby matches, music festivals, and other major events.

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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.

In an Amazing Move, McDonald's Just Launched a New Burger That May Totally Change How You Think About McDonald's

Marketing

Oroville Team Passes Milestone, Presses on With Spillway Fix

ENR Construction

A mix of brute force and cutting-edge technology enabled contractors to replace a large portion of Oroville Dam’s spillway chute in just 165 days, meeting a Nov. 1 deadline set in anticipation of the start of northern California’s winter rainy season

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.

Sports ‘districts’ are popping up all over America

BD+C

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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NYSERDA and NYPA announce $3.8 M available for statewide Geothermal Clean Energy Challenge

Constructor Magazine

Large-scale geothermal heating and cooling systems to be financed and installed at facilities across New York state; initiative advances Governor Cuomo’s goal for 40 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions statewide by 2030

3 Tips for Marketers in a Post-Net Neutrality World

Marketing

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

What Is a Borderless Jobsite?

Construction Business Owner

As more technology infiltrates the construction industry, physical borders are no longer enough to protect a site from potential costly damages.

Can you spark an urban renaissance

BD+C

Designing for flexibility and human connections in dense urban environments. Sometimes cities just “pop.”

Sand Shortage: Corruption and Concrete Dependence

Construction Equipment

The biggest consumer of sand is the construction industry, using it for asphalt, concrete, and bricks. It takes about 400,000 pounds of sand to build a house, 60,000 tons for one mile of highway, and 12 million tons for a nuclear power plant.

How LaFleur Uses Bonusly to Turbocharge Praise

Customer Stories

Countries Treat Water as a Limited Resource

ENR Construction

Weather extremes also driving work around the world

A Blueprint For Success In Rural Colorado

Business Facilities Blog

By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2017 Issue. The Rocky Mountain State is moving forward with an ambitious program to jumpstart development in rural areas of the state. The program, known as Blueprint 2.0,

Architects to Congress: ‘You're making a terrible mistake’

BD+C

December 3, 2017 - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) will lobby aggressively in coming days against significant inequities in both the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, just as the legislation heads into conference

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Construction employment continues steady growth

Constructor Magazine

Specialty trade construction adds 22,600 positions in November

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

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

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

5 Marketing Lessons You Can Learn from Amazon

Construction Business Owner

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos spent his summers doing gritty work on a remote ranch with his grandfather, according to Brad Stone in his biography, The Everything Store; Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.

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Designing K-12 schools from the inside out

BD+C

Early in the K-12 school design process, when the ideas start to fly, there is a moment when it is important to pull back and reflect.

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