Sat.Sep 28, 2019 - Fri.Oct 04, 2019

Why mass timber?

BD+C

Human migration towards city centers has triggered massive building booms all over the world. With stress on resources and space from rapid urbanization, new forms of green building construction must be explored.

Protect Your Profits in the Face of Rising Costs

Surveyor

How a modern technology approach can drive smarter, more streamlined projects - boosting profitability

5 Tactics For More Effective Safety Training

Construction Equipment

Regina McMichael teaches safety training and will be offering three presentations at Conexpo, March 10-14 in Las Vegas. She shares five key ways to change safety training and make it more effective. Identify What the Learners Know and What They Need to Know “The gap between these two areas is

The rise of AI in construction

Construction Dive

Construction remains one of the top five industries driving the world economy. Yet until recently, it’s been lagging behind virtually every other sector in the adoption of technology

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

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

U.S. Ports: Sizing Up The Logistics Industry

Business Facilities

Trade wars may come and go, but U.S. ports are in it for the long haul: expanding their services and dredging harbors to make way for ships carrying gigantic containers. Read: U.S. Ports: Sizing Up The Logistics Industry at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Opening of Mirbeau Rhinebeck

PC Construction

The new Mirbeau Inn & Spa Rhinebeck opened to much fanfare on Friday with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony. The PC Construction team was on hand to participate in the celebration after 19 months of. All Hospitality & Resort Projects

New OSHA weighting system could lead to more inspections

Construction Dive

The process, rolled out this week, could put increased emphasis on the Fatal Four, a former Department of Labor official said

US Elogistics Service Investing $4M In Georgia

Business Facilities

The company will establish a new distribution center in Austell, GA, creating 150 new jobs in the metro Atlanta region. . Read: US Elogistics Service Investing $4M In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

The Secret To Winning Bids And Getting The Best Projects

Contractor Bookkeeping

Contractors have often told us that they're "one job away from making it big or losing everything". Our clients usually wonder why some of their competitors appear to be making a lot of money than they do when they seem to be doing similar work.

2019 Convention Center Sector Giants Report: Events facilities serve as urban ambassadors

BD+C

“No more black boxes!” That’s how Mark Schwettmann, AIA, of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, summarizes one of the trends influencing recent convention center construction and renovation. .

Crane watch: High-profile projects underway in the 10 busiest US markets

Construction Dive

Certain areas of the country are enjoying an added boost from the current construction boom. Here are some of the top projects in the most active states

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Workplace Satisfaction: What Do Workers Want?

Business Facilities

Here are the top 10 factors that keep employees engaged and productive in the workplace, according to new research from Aerotek. Read: Workplace Satisfaction: What Do Workers Want? at BusinessFacilities.com.

LEAN, BIM, and Measurably Improving Facilities Life-Cycle Management

Job Order Contracting

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the efficient management of the life-cycle of the built environment supported by digital technology. It’s important to not that “3D” or “3D visualization” is not include in this core definition of BIM.

Medical offices are filling space vacated by retail

BD+C

The 1.2-million-sf shopping mall Rosedale Center in Roseville, Minn., yesterday disclosed its plans for a $100 million-plus expansion that will add a hotel, grocery, multifamily housing, fitness centers, restaurants, coworking spaces, more retail, and a medical office building

Fifth worker killed on I-4 Ultimate; Florida DOT suspends project

Construction Dive

Conditions for re-opening the $2.3 billion project — a joint venture of Skanska USA, Granite Construction and The Lane Construction Corp. — could include increased inspections or even an independent safety monitor, according to a construction attorney

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Creative Works Adding 70 Jobs In Indiana

Business Facilities

The homegrown prop maker for the entertainment industry will invest more than $1 million to expand its operations in Morgan County, IN. Read: Creative Works Adding 70 Jobs In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

3 Companies to 3D Print Pedestrian Bridge

Construction Equipment

Three Dutch organizations have teamed up to create a printer capable of printing continuous glass- or carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics, according to Arch Paper. The firms (materials company DSM, engineering firm Royal HaskoningDHV, and the 3D printer manufacturer CEAD) are currently

Tiny House Communities Can Solve Social Problems

Natural Building

In Detroit colorful little homes are intended to help solve desperate urban problems. Every single house is different on purpose,” said the Rev. Faith Fowler, the executive director of Cass Community Social Services , a nonprofit group that is building the two dozen tiny homes.

Market watch: Labor shortage, backlogs may mask construction slowdown

Construction Dive

Even though business has never been better for many contractors, there are signs that the construction industry may be in for a downturn, economists say

Continental Structural Plastics Investing $65M In Texas

Business Facilities

The company will establish a new composites manufacturing facility in Seguin, TX, creating 200 new jobs. Read: Continental Structural Plastics Investing $65M In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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2019 Cultural Facility Giants Report: New libraries are all about community

BD+C

“Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities.” . That statement by R. David Lankes, a professor at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies, was a bit controversial when he tweeted it back in February of 2012. .

Why Mentorship Is a Must in Construction

Construction Business Owner

Unfortunately, there’s currently a Catch-22 within the industry: construction managers, project managers and experienced tradespeople are aging out of their jobs and need to groom their successors before they leave. Fortunately, mentorships can prevent valuable knowledge being lost.

Report reveals the most in-demand multifamily amenities

Construction Dive

From yoga studios and screening rooms to tankless water heaters and Peloton bikes, these are the top 113 features that buyers and renters seek

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T&S Brass and Bronze Works Investing $10.3M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The faucets and fittings manufacturer will expand its global headquarters in Greenville County, SC, creating 22 new jobs. . Read: T&S Brass and Bronze Works Investing $10.3M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

REEF Technology wants to turn parking facilities into urban mobility hubs

BD+C

With the rise of the on-demand economy, the need for parking lots and garages to be a space for nothing more than storing vehicles is beginning to wane.

Loose lips, competition, and challenges of the long-haul

Construction Marketing Ideas

Last Thursday, as I travelled to Toronto for an industry event about the legislative changes at the root of our Ontario Construction News project, I received a call from one of my colleagues with some painful news.

Market watch: Indicators crucial to planning for a construction downturn

Construction Dive

Construction leaders and industry experts look to a range of signs when trying to accurately forecast the future for their businesses

The Proven Construction Project Delivery System

Job Order Contracting

The consistent delivery of quality repair, renovation, maintenance, and new construction projects on-time, on-budget, and to everyone’s satisfaction is routine for facilities management professionals with appropriate leadership skills and competency.

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LANXESS Kicks Off Production In Changzhou

Business Facilities

The high-performance materials facility is the global specialty chemicals producer’s fourth factory in China's Changzhou National Hi-Tech District. Read: LANXESS Kicks Off Production In Changzhou at BusinessFacilities.com.

JCB 1CXT Backhoe Loader

Construction Equipment

The JCB 1CXT tracked backhoe loader rides on rubber tracks and has a transport weight of 9,600 pounds for towing between job sites. A 49-horsepower Perkins engine powers the unit, and the hydraulic system includes a 24.6-gpm auxiliary circuit. Loader bucket breakout force is 5,180 lb.-ft.,

As federal overtime rule drops, experts recommend audits, training

Construction Dive

The new rule, which will impact industries including construction, may face legal challenges, but experts say companies shouldn't delay compliance efforts

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Temple University’s Charles Library includes a ‘BookBot’ storage and retrieval system

BD+C

As part of a $1.2 billion capital improvement program for Temple University’s Main Campus, the school commissioned Stantec and Snøhetta to design a new library to replace the existing 1960s facility

How Collaborative, Digital Construction Technology Enhances Project Visibility & Communication

Construction Business Owner

Commercial construction was reported at $85 billion in 2017, up 11% from 2016, according to the lastest FMI Insights and Expertise report. Construction is booming, yet miscommunication, equipment and crew management slip-ups, jobsite safety and certification issues, last-minute added costs, and delays are still rampant on the jobsite