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6 Construction Voices on Moving to the Cloud

Surveyor

More and more contractors are moving to the cloud; Hear their reasons why

Applications of Reinforced Concrete

The Constructor

Applications of Reinforced Concrete is mainly due to its versatility, adaptability and resistance to fire and corrosion resulting in negligible. Concrete Technology Concrete Types in Construction reinforced concrete Uses of RCC

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3 Critical Questions to Ask Before Starting an Adaptive Reuse Commercial Construction Project

Commercial Construction

This column from Chuck Taylor, Englewood Construction’s director of operations, was originally published by GlobeSt.com. An adaptive reuse construction project, such as the conversion of this former grocery store into Englewood’s headquarters in Lemont, Ill.,

Los Angeles ties Seattle for most cranes in Q2 2019

Construction Dive

This is the first time in more than three years that Seattle has not been RLB's sole No. 1 for crane counts in the U.S.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Your Ultimate Guide to Portland, Oregon for Collaborate 2019

Surveyor

Viewpoint Collaborate 2019 is coming up! As you plan for your upcoming trip to Portland, take a look at our ultimate guide to Portland

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Add briefcase to your phone's home screen

GCP Applied Technologies

Add briefcase to your phone's home screen. michael.delros…. Wed, 07/17/2019 - 20:08. GCP Applied Technologies. July 17, 2019. Add briefcase to your iPhone/iPad/iOS device. Launch Safari browser on Apple’s iOS. Navigate to gcpat.com/briefcase. Tap the Share button on the browser’s toolbar.

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Construction of controversial $2B Hawaiian telescope set to begin

Construction Dive

The project also includes decommissioning of five telescopes and their sites restored on Mauna Kea, which some consider sacred land

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Top 5 Ways Active Construction Sites Should Prepare for Hurricane Season

Construction Business Owner

To help contractors combat as much risk as possible, Skanska U.S.A. Director of Environmental, Safety & Health, FL, Daimon Perez, offers his top five actions active construction sites should take far before the threat of a hurricane is present. In no particular order, they are as follows

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5 Keys to a Propane Tankless Upgrade

Contractor Magazine

Homeowners are finding value in propane tankless water heaters

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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.

Digital Marketing Transformation in the Construction Industry

Construction Marketing

Digital marketing transformation is a red-hot business trend. Construction Marketing Association Chairman Neil M. Brown recently authored an article on the subject for Construction Business Owner, July 2019 Edition. WHAT IS DIGITAL MARKETING TRANSFORMATION?

Credentials: why do they matter?

Construction Dive

Credentials are a vital piece of our workforce development system and offer a path to a successful and lucrative career

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Penetration Resistance Test on Hardened Concrete- Purpose and Applicability

The Constructor

Penetration resistance tests on concrete offers a means of determining relative strengths of concrete in the same structure or different. Concrete Technology How To Guide Non-Destructive Tests GE Lab Tests

Made in America 2019

Contractor Magazine

Welcome to our annual Made in America feature, where we profile manufacturers based here in the USA providing great products to the plumbing and heating industry

ABB Selects North Carolina Facility For $40M Expansion

Business Facilities

The global industrial company will create more than 400 jobs at its current facility in Mebane, NC. Read: ABB Selects North Carolina Facility For $40M Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Chevron Phillips, Qatar Petroleum plan $8B US plant

Construction Dive

The companies will select engineering, procurement and construction contractors in 2021 for the plant, which will be located along the Gulf Coast

Deere Launches Registered Apprenticeship Program

Construction Equipment

John Deere has received approval for its new Registered Apprenticeship Program, and will make it available to its Agriculture & Turf and Construction & Forestry dealers. According to the company, the program will help address a shortage of service technicians, providing dealers with an on

What is Scaffolding? Its Types, Parts Used in Construction.

CivilSeek

What is Scaffolding? While the term formwork is generally used for all temporary works for holding concrete, etc. The term scaffolding is generally used for the temporary structure used to. Read more What is Scaffolding? Its Types, Parts Used in Construction. The post What is Scaffolding?

Love’s Investing $8.8M In New Tennessee Facility

Business Facilities

The 200,000-square-foot tire retread and distribution facility in Milan will be largest of its kind for Love’s, and will create up to 80 jobs. Read: Love’s Investing $8.8M In New Tennessee Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

California bullet train officials issue RFQ worth $1.6B

Construction Dive

The work will cover design-build services and a 30-year maintenance contract for the first segment of the 119-mile, scaled-back route

5 Basic Volumetric Relationships in Soil Engineering

The Constructor

The five important volumetric relationships used in soil engineering are void ratio, porosity, percentage air voids, degree of saturation and air. Geotechnical Engineering air content degree of saturation percentage air voids porosity void ratio volumetric relationships in soil engineering

Knowledge Drives Pride in Workmanship

Contractor Magazine

Your goal is to have a piping installation that is dependable, trouble-free and as easy as possible

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Cree Investing $1 Billion In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The five-year investment will expand Cree’s silicon carbide capacity with a fabrication facility and a materials “mega factory.”. Read: Cree Investing $1 Billion In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Leak detection tech can save contractors the cost of water waste and damage

Construction Dive

An AI-based system can help spare water damage, which a contractor said is a "significant challenge on construction sites "

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5 Types of Tapes Used in Surveying

The Constructor

Tapes are used in surveying to take liner measurements. They are available in different lengths and of different materials. 5 common types of tapes. Surveying Cloth tape invar tape Land Survey linen tape metallic tape steel tape synthetic tape woven tape

How IoT Applications Improve Construction

Construction Equipment

Construction companies that adopt Internet of Things (IoT) devices on the job have benefitted from the increased efficiency the technology offers, according to an article in IoT For All. The article reports that the leading drivers of adoption include increasing productivity, better managing

Swiss Manufacturer Investing $13.6M In First U.S. Facility

Business Facilities

Preci-Dip will create 100 jobs at its new electronic connector pin manufacturing facility in Bryan County, GA. Read: Swiss Manufacturer Investing $13.6M In First U.S. Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Construction's hourly wages 10% higher than private sector's

Construction Dive

Despite increasing hourly wages 3.2% over the year to an industry average of $30.73 and offering other incentives, construction firms still face challenges attracting jobsite workers

What are the Types and Uses of Lime in Construction?

The Constructor

Different types of lime used in construction are Quick Lime, Slaked Lime, Fat Lime and Hydraulic Lime. They are obtained by the process of. Building Technology Guide Fat Lime Hydraulic Lime Quick Lime Slaked Lime

It’s a Trap! Why Online Booking Isn’t Really What Your Customers (or you) Want!

Contractor Magazine

Register today for this Interactive Learning Video, sponsored by Pointman and part of the Contracting Technology Bootcamp

Top 3 Tips for Improving Cash Flow as a Construction Contractor

ProcurementExpress.com

Source. Construction companies face more cash flow challenges than just about any other industry. No two projects look the same, and even the best-prepared estimates give contractors and clients only a partial picture of the actual scope of work and the costs involved.

ICC v. UpCodes: Can a private organization copyright the law?

Construction Dive

UpCodes adds access to new building codes and other regulations for its subscribers, but not everyone agrees as to how the tech startup goes about it, especially the International Code Council

Alkali Aggregate Reaction in Concrete- Types, Causes, and Effects

The Constructor

Alkali aggregate reactions (AAR) occurs when aggregate in concrete reacts with the alkali hydroxides in concrete producing a hygroscopic gel which, Concrete Technology