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10 Best Steel for House Construction

Civiconcepts

There two main materials in any construction that are steel and concrete. The quality and strength of construction depend on these two materials. By considering this we should choose the Best Steel for House Construction.

How Better Construction Project Management Projections Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn best practices for construction project management projections. Construction Best Practices

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What Is Slab Construction | Types of Slab Design | What Is Floor Slab | Types of Floor Slab | Concrete Slabs Thickness | Prefabricated Concrete Slabs

CivilJungle

Introduction of Slab Construction. The concrete slab is a horizontal surface of a residential building or commercial building, factories, flat, etc. The thickness of the steel-reinforced slab is near about 100-500mm. This types of slabs are used for ceiling and floor purpose.

5 Types of Chains and Tapes in Civil Surveying Engineering

Learn Civil Engineering

Nowadays, there are many types of chains and tapes available in the local market. In this article, you are going to read many things about the types of chains and tapes in detail.

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

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

Quality of Life: Working Where You Want To Live

Business Facilities

Millennials are looking for all of the excitement and amenities found in large urban centers, but at a much lower cost and with the better overall quality of life found in mid-sized cities. Read: Quality of Life: Working Where You Want To Live at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Smart Contractors Spend Money On Marketing, Accounting, And Production

Contractor Bookkeeping

There is no better time to reflect and think seriously about your construction business. Excellent organization systems add considerable value to any business because they allow you to spend more time working on your business rather than on it.

A Complete Guide on Different Types of Beam and its Classification

Learn Civil Engineering

Today, in this blog post we are going to discuss the different types of beam and their classification based on end supports, the shape of the cross-section, type of material, geometry, equilibrium condition, and many others.

DHL Supply Chain To Create 577 New Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

The third-party logistics provider will invest $72 million in new state-of-the-art distribution center in Stafford County, VA. Read: DHL Supply Chain To Create 577 New Jobs In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Chicago’s Old Post Office get new zip with massive $900 million renovation

BD+C

The Old Chicago Main Post Office, designed by the famed Chicago firm Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, is a one-of-a-kind building in the historic context of Chicago. Originally completed in 1921, it underwent a monumental expansion in 1932 to meet the city's unprecedented postal needs.

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

New Leasing Index Down in November

Construction Equipment

Overall new leasing business was down 21 percent in November to $7.3 billion, after posting $9.3 billion in October. Business was down 7 percent compared to November 2019, and cumulative volume is off 6 percent to 2109. The numbers are part of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA

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What are the Reasons Behind the Growth of UAE’s Construction Industry?

The Constructor

Innovation in any field is the application of new ideas and is often complex and dynamic even if it is not technical in nature. In the construction. Case study Construction Engineering & Management Construction Project

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Relationship-based Construction – Integrating Planning, Procurement, & Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Any organization with appropriate levels of leadership and commitment can build and manage a framework within which construction is planned, acquired, and executed in a manner that consistently drives best value outcomes.

10 Best Steel for House Construction

Civiconcepts

There two main materials in any construction that are steel and concrete. The quality and strength of construction depend on these two materials. By considering this we should choose the Best Steel for House Construction.

[PHOTOS] Seattle Co. Holds Holiday Lights Crane Contest

Construction Equipment

Linden Comansa, a Washington State-based rental company, held a holiday lights contest for decorating tower cranes on numerous job sites across Seattle and its surrounding area. You can vote for your favorite crane on the Linden Comansa Facebook page. Below is a photo of each entry:

Top 5 Foundation Failures in New York City

The Constructor

Foundations are susceptible to movements if the applied loads are not in proportion with the design, causing a downward motion known as settlement. Case study Exclusive Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering

Sustainability, Water, Infrastructure, and Our Future

Constructech

Sustainability is going to impact every business in construction—and sustainability and our infrastructure are intrinsically connected. Case in point: water. We know the world needs water and delivering it in a way that is effective, efficient, and safe is critical for economies around the world.

Stonehenge Recreated at WSSC’s Piscataway WRRF

PC Construction

One of the key components of WSSC’s new bio-energy project is the construction of two 1.5-million-gallon anaerobic digesters. As two of the earliest structures to be built on the project, there was a lot of.

Avoid Supply-Chain Disruption on Equipment Parts

Construction Equipment

Maintenance management continuously evolves as new technologies emerge. Equipment managers must maintain a laser focus on all aspects of their equipment management program to identify areas of opportunity, increase productivity, and decrease cost. Similarly, they must maintain constant vigil upon

The Collapse of the Big Dig Tunnel: Most Expensive Tunneling Project in the History of US

The Constructor

Two principles have emerged time and again in the field of construction materials and structural engineering: the first is that the new and. Case study Exclusive Transportation

A New Year: Resilience in Construction

Constructech

Resilience is defined as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties or toughness or the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape. Perhaps there has been no greater time in recent history than the present time to have resilience.

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CDC Recommends Construction Workers Get Vaccines After 'Frontline' Essential Workers

ENR Construction

It is not clear how long the wait will be for virus shots for all essential workers

Strack Manages Fleet for Growth

Construction Equipment

When Jonathan Strack was 12 years old, he spent most of his summers in a ditch. Even after school, I worked on a crew and in a shop,” he says. “I I was always more independent-minded and wanted to prove my worth, and show I was responsible at a young age.” Another in a series of profiles

CBO's 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Construction Business Owner

CBO's 2020 Holiday Gift Guide. Elizabeth Manning. Sun, 12/20/2020 - 16:02. Are you scratching your head trying to find the perfect gift for your employee, coworker, friend, or family member who spends most of their time on the jobsite?

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New Construction Booming in Second Home Markets

Pro Builder

New Construction Booming in Second Home Markets. cbroderick. Tue, 12/22/2020 - 09:45. The National Association of Home Builders says the pandemic has fueled a suburban shift, but also greatly benefitted traditional second home markets.

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12+ Cheap Ways to Increase Home Value

Civiconcepts

If you have been thinking about selling your property or house at some point in the near future, you’ll be probably searching for cheap ways to increase home value before selling to make your house more attractive internally as well as externally.

6 Excavator Maintenance Tips

Construction Equipment

“Managers and their operators can keep excavator operating costs down by following preventive maintenance tips,” says Jason Boerger, marketing manager–excavators, for Bobcat. Preventive maintenance is critical to keeping an excavator running smoothly.” Here are six of Boerger’s top tips for

Massive Omnibus Bill Has Cuts and Hikes for Construction Programs

ENR Construction

$1.4-trillion measure has mostly small boosts or cutbacks for construction accounts in 2021

Solutions for Subcontractor Problems

Pro Builder

Solutions for Subcontractor Problems. cbroderick. Mon, 12/21/2020 - 13:04. Milwaukee remodeler Abby Binder, owner of Abby’s Windows & Exteriors, discusses the difficulty of holding onto subcontractors in the current labor-challenged environment in several markets across the country.

Water Projects and Partners

Constructech

Water is life, the saying goes, and getting water to where it is needed can be a life or death matter. With more than five million people to provide for, the delivery of water can be a complex and difficult project.

Volvo Begins Deliveries of All-Electric Machines

Construction Equipment

Volvo Group’s construction equipment division announced that it began deliveries of its first electric construction machinery to customers. The recipient of the new products–an electric Volvo FE truck with electrically powered crane, and a Volvo CER25 electric compact excavator–was French

Bradford White to Purchase Assets of Keltech

Contractor Magazine

Keltech, Inc., is a manufacturer of commercial electric tankless water heaters that has been in business more than 30 years. Management

Does Propane Have an Edge on Household Energy Costs?

Pro Builder

Does Propane Have an Edge on Household Energy Costs? mbeirne. Mon, 12/21/2020 - 06:00.