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Energy Department approves construction of $6.5B uranium processing facility

Construction Dive

This project, the largest in Tennessee history, will replace a World War II-era plant with safer and more efficient buildings

How to Set Up Dewatering Plan for Excavations?

The Constructor

Procedures used for dewatering plans for an excavation includes selection of dewatering method, determination of hydraulic parameter, determination. Excavation How To Guide Work Procedures

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Trending: The Rise of Prefab and Modular Commercial Construction Techniques

Commercial Construction

Prefabricated elements such as pre-cast concrete walls, which Englewood installed for a Blain’s Farm & Fleet store in Romeoville, Ill., can have a positive impact on a construction project’s schedule and budget.

New Construction Technology Worth Contractors’ Attention

John Chaney

In an effort to improve operations, efficiency and productivity on jobsites, more contractors than ever are trying out cutting-edge technology. According to the JBKnowledge 2017 Construction Technology Report , 62.2

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

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

5 Tips For Hiring Great Temporary Safety Professionals

FDR Safety

In the world of Safety there are differing views on utilizing staffing agencies to fill temporary positions. Many feel that they are quite helpful thanks to their vast network of professionals while others have been disappointed in the quality of the employee they receive.

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LEED v4.1 Building Operations and Maintenance is Live

Green Building Law Update

LEED version 4.1 is now a reality with the release for use today, March 26, of LEED v4.1 O+M – Building Operations and Maintenance. “We We are excited to introduce LEED v4.1 in beta, the latest update to the LEED rating system,” said Melissa Baker, senior vice president for Technical Core with USGBC, when we spoke last week. The changes made to the rating system simplify and streamline the certification process for projects of all kinds.

Several Viewpoint Clients among ENR’s Best Construction Projects of 2017

John Chaney

Engineering News Record recently revealed its list of the 20 Best Projects of 2017. More than 700 projects were submitted from across the country and were judged on high standards of teamwork, safety, problem-solving, innovation and quality.

Report: Construction workers least likely to have health insurance

Construction Dive

Many of the uninsured are independent contractors who are not entitled to benefits including health coverage

Tolerances for Concrete Foundation Construction as per ACI 117M-10

The Constructor

Specification tolerances for concrete foundation construction as per ACI 117M such as tolerances for plumb line deviation, location displacement, Foundation Design Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Foundation Structural Structural Design

6 strategies to keep your project on budget


Most of us are all too familiar with budget overruns. We’ve all had those projects that end up over budget, and we’re left wondering why. Keeping projects on budget is extremely important for overall profitability and even employee morale.

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State of the Construction Industry: March Roundup

John Chaney

We know contractors are always looking for ways to gain a competitive edge. To do so, they’re adopting new technology , trying out BIM , and exploring integrated software solutions.

Why P3s can be a project delivery method worth the risk

Construction Dive

When executed properly, public-private partnerships can be a win-win for those on both sides of the aisle

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Site Factors Affecting Construction Cost of Heavy Civil Projects

The Constructor

There are several site factors that lead to increase construction of heavy civil projects. These factors are not the same from one project to another. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project Construction Construction Projects

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Pump Station S-5A Project Reaches Major Milestone

PC Construction Blog

Located in Loxahatchee, Florida, Pump Station S-5A is one of the initial pump stations built by the South Florida Water Management District and was the world’s largest when commissioned in 1955. The pump station has. All Projects Water & Wastewater Treatment

Waterproofing structures in extreme climates

GCP Applied Technologies

Waterproofing structures in extreme climates. Phillip.fry@gc…. Wed, 03/28/2018 - 08:57. GCP Applied Technologies. March 28, 2018. Poised at the end of Doha Bay, the Museum of Islamic Art rises from the waters of the Arabian Gulf.

Why project delivery methods are limited for public projects

Construction Dive

Despite the promise of cost savings and speedier completion, not all government agencies are on board with collaborative delivery methods


Construction of Stone Masonry Footing

The Constructor

The construction of stones bonded together with mortar is called stone masonry. Stone masonry footing is a structural foundation constructed to. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Buildings

The future of museums: The ultimate visitor experience


From the outside looking in, museums and retail stores don’t seem to have much in common—museums are shrines to art, culture and knowledge, while retail is the ultimate symbol of consumerism.

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Miami-Dade County testing school-based teacher housing

Construction Dive

The Florida school district's construction plan would make it easier for teachers to afford to live in a pricey housing market

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Steel Pile Foundations – Types, Design and Connections

The Constructor

Precast piles and driven cast in piles make use of steel pipes. In the case of precast or totally performed piles, there are two classification such. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation Foundation

How can we design safer schools in the age of active shooters?


According to The Washington Post , more than 187,000 students have been exposed to gun violence at school since Columbine.

Young Leaders Selected for ENR's National Top 20 Under 40 List

ENR Construction

Now in its second year, the national competition highlights individuals who work to better their communities and the construction industry

CLT panel fails during construction of $80M OSU building

Construction Dive

Oregon State University said it will continue to use the cross-laminated timber panels in the new building's construction

Best Construction Blog 2018 voting: The home stretch

Construction Marketing Ideas

We’re in the home stretch for the popular vote in the 2018 Best Construction Blog competition. In some respects, I’m disappointed that the voting hasn’t been as intense as in previous years, when we would have had close to 1,000 ballots submitted by this time.

Emerald Transformer Relocates Headquarters To Texas

Business Facilities Blog

The move to McKinney, TX will enhance corporate support for the transformer services company’s eight locations and 450 employees. Read: Emerald Transformer Relocates Headquarters To Texas at Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Texas Transportation & Infrastructure Utilities corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Dallas Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport Emerald Transformer headquarters headquarters relocation Site Selection

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Modular Bridge to Reconnect Communities in Puerto Rico

ENR Construction

Six months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, landslides, broken traffic lights and reconstruction traffic make Edgar Iñesta’s commute halfway across the 100-mile-wide island a slow crawl

JLL releases cost benchmark guide for office buildouts

Construction Dive

Average square-foot build-out prices range from $120.18 to $216.07, with New York City being the most expensive place in the U.S. to build out office space

Tocci Building Corp: An Impressive blog that continues to inspire

Construction Marketing Ideas

Tocci Building Corp. rightfully won the 2015 Best Construction Blog competition. And, in a recent view, I think if there was a “get out the vote” campaign, this blog would have a great chance of winning in 2018.

Zaha Hadid’s King Abdullah Financial District Metro Station incorporates futuristic façade


Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the new King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Metro Station in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia will serve as a key interchange on the new Riyadh Metro network for Line 1 and the terminus of Line 4 and Line 6.

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Six Months Later, Puerto Rico Recovery Inches On

ENR Construction

Six months after Hurricane Maria hit the island, patience wears thin as power is still out in some places and money trickles in

How owners select project delivery methods

Construction Dive

Company culture, previous experience, technology and other factors influence what method the owner chooses


Video: 3D Printed House Is More Than Just a Living Space

Construction Equipment

A five-room house was printed by the University of Nantes in France using a patented 3D printing method called BatiPrint3D - the result looks like a place that could easily be called Home. The 3D printed housing project is called Yhnova.