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6 Construction Voices on Moving to the Cloud


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

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 An adaptive reuse construction project, such as the conversion of this former grocery store into Englewood’s headquarters in Lemont, Ill.,

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?

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

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

Your Ultimate Guide to Portland, Oregon for Collaborate 2019


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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USGBC Wants You to Comment on the Next Version of LEED

Green Building Law Update

The U. Green Building Council is looking for the future of LEED and has officially opened a call for feedback and ideas for the next version of LEED. This is an opportunity for anyone and everyone to influence the next version of the most widely used green building rating system in the world.

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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

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

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


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


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

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 Tap the Share button on the browser’s toolbar.

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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

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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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

Top 3 Tips for Improving Cash Flow as a Construction Contractor

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.

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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Fuelling the constant content demand: Is there a better solution?

Construction Marketing Ideas

I’ve failed to meet my personal standards for updating this blog for the last few months.

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

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CBR Test of Soil Procedure, Calculation & Graph

Construction Test

CBR Test of Soil Procedure , Calculation & Graph is required to get the Bearing capacity of soil , soaked or un-soaked condition. Here we described CBR test procedure along with calculation and graph as per IS Code. What is CBR Test.

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

Are you effectively measuring your marketing success? Probably not.

Construction Marketing Ideas

This 2014 study from Duke University is a bit dated now — a lot can happen in five years — but the numbers are still sobering.


Niagara Bottling Investing $68M In Kansas City Region

Business Facilities

The California-based beverage manufacturer's new 420,000-square-foot facility will create nearly 50 jobs in Kansas City, MO. Read: Niagara Bottling Investing $68M In Kansas City Region at

Robotic interiors: How to make a studio apartment feel as big as a one-bedroom unit


What if furniture could have superpowers? That’s the concept Hasier Larrea toyed with as he and his fellow MIT Media Lab graduate students—Carlos Rubio, Chad Bean, and Ivan Fernandez de Casadevante—explored how to use robotics to make interior spaces more efficient and usable


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

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

Motus Integrated Technologies Creating 90 New Jobs In Alabama

Business Facilities

The interior automotive parts supplier will invest over $15 million and create 90 new jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Gadsden, AL. Read: Motus Integrated Technologies Creating 90 New Jobs In Alabama at

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

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

TOC Logistics International Creating 87 Jobs In Indiana

Business Facilities

The global supply chain logistics company is investing more than $1.8 million to expand its Indianapolis headquarters. Read: TOC Logistics International Creating 87 Jobs In Indiana at

FC Cincinnati unveils Populous-designed West End Stadium


West End Stadium, the future home of FC Cincinnati, was recently unveiled by the team’s ownership group. The $250 million, Populous-deigned stadium will feature “an interpretation of Cincinnati on the rise

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