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How to Remove Paint from Concrete Without Chemicals | Procedure to Remove Paint from the Concrete Surface | How to Get Spray Paint Off Concrete

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Instruction of Remove Paint from Concrete. Concrete is a widely used building material in the construction industry. Concrete is used in the construction of every structural element. The Concrete surface has a natural light grey.

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Different Types of Brick Bonding used in Brick Masonry

Learn Civil Engineering

In this article, we are going to discuss different things like Introduction, definition, types of brick bonding, technical terms used in brick masonry, etc.

Viewpoint’s Top Construction Blogs of 2020

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A look at the 12 most popular Viewpoint blogs of 2020. Construction Best Practices

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

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

Top 10 Environmental Blog Posts of 2020

Green Building Law Update

As we look back at my most read blog posts in 2020, at a time when most of us have accepted that we will never go back to exactly the way things were, we are no doubt collectively ready for a new year, and I am incredibly excited about the prospects for environmental law.

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How to Choose Water Pumps for Construction Sites?

The Constructor

Water pumps are commonly used on construction sites to remove excess water accumulated due to heavy rain or high water table. They primarily serve. How To Guide Turbines & Pumps

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A Guide On How To Provide Year-round Value To Your Contracting Clients

Contractor Bookkeeping

Markets are dynamic and continually evolving, so no business can afford to stand still. Many construction business owners have learned that in the last few months as COVID-19 spread around the world.

BIG designs new mixed-use development in Harlem

BD+C

At approximately 280,000-sf, The Smile, a new mixed-use development design by Bjarke Ingles Group, bridges Harlem’s active 125th Street corridor and the quieter 126th Street

Biotech: Prosperous Partnerships

Business Facilities

From supplements to skincare, it may be surprising to learn that biotech companies are routinely being sought after to help resolve issues such as taste and sustainability. Read: Biotech: Prosperous Partnerships at BusinessFacilities.com.

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.

Millau Viaduct: Construction Features of the World’s Tallest Bridge

The Constructor

The Millau Viaduct is the world’s tallest bridge constructed to connect Northern Europe and Eastern Spain. With its eight spans suspended from seven. Bridges Case study Exclusive Pile Foundation

New Products for a New Year

Contractor Magazine

All the big shows are either cancelled or virtual this year, but manufacturers continue to invest in new products. Here’s a few to put on your radar in 2021. Industry Event News

3 Lessons From the West Virginia DOT on Developing a Drone Program

Construction Business Owner

3 Lessons From the West Virginia DOT on Developing a Drone Program. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 12/30/2020 - 10:02.

What is BOQ? – Purpose, Importance, Advantages, Disadvantages

Civil Lead

What is BOQ? BOQ stands for Bill of quantities that is the narrative of various work items giving the description, Read more What is BOQ? – Purpose, Importance, Advantages, Disadvantages. Estimating & Costing Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Estimation

What are the Installations Required in a Tunnel?

The Constructor

In civil engineering, tunneling is one of the few areas where new horizons are constantly being explored. It is an exciting and rapidly evolving. Geotechnical Engineering

BF Location Video: Why Michigan? – Discover Pure Opportunity

Business Facilities

Businesses are choosing Michigan for our diverse and abundant workforce, business-friendly environment, low cost of living and global supply chain assets. Read: BF Location Video: Why Michigan? – Discover Pure Opportunity at BusinessFacilities.com.

Sieve Analysis Test of Sand – Procedure & Result

Civiconcepts

Sieve Analysis Test of Sand is done to check the gradation of sand particles. Sand particle distribution in sand volume is important for good quality concrete and mortar. In this test, the sand sample is passed through a series of IS sieve sizes ordered from bigger to a smaller size at the bottom.

New Coronavirus Recovery Measure to Provide Relief for Contractors Coping with Project Cancelations, Falling Demand

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The Associated General Contractors of America’s CEO Stephen E. Sandherr issued the following statement in reaction to the release of compromise coronavirus relief legislation slated for House and Senate votes as early as Dec.

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How to Build a Cinder Block Wall?

The Constructor

Cinder blocks or concrete masonry units are building blocks made from concrete and other coal cinders. A cinder block unit is very light when. How To Guide

Multifamily transactions drop sharply in 2020, according to special report from Yardi Matrix

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Bulking of Sand Test – Procedure & Result

Civiconcepts

Bulking of Sand occurs when sand comes in contact with moisture, which forms a thin layer of water around the sand particle and this thin layer of water exert an outward force on each other which cause the sand particle to move away from each other and ultimately increase the volume of sand.

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Wearable Biometric Sensor Brings Better Data on Heat-Related Illness in Construction

ENR Construction

A new wearable sensor is offering construction workers and safety managers an early warning signal when someone on the jobsite is showing signs of heat exhaustion

Point Pleasant Bridge Disaster: Collapse of the Eyebar-Chain Suspension Bridge

The Constructor

Point Pleasant Bridge, also known as Silver Bridge, was constructed over the Ohio River to provide the crossing for highway number-35 of the United. Bridges Case study Exclusive Structures

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Historic ‘skyscraper hospital’ in Brooklyn refashioned into 17 luxury condominium residences

BD+C

Polhemus Residences is a 52,707-sf adaptive reuse, renovation, and restoration in the Cobble Hill Historic District Extension of Brooklyn. The enterprise converted the former Polhemus Memorial Clinic (1897), designed by the architect Marshall Emory, into 17 deluxe condominium residences.

Sand Moisture Content Test – Procedure and Result

Civiconcepts

Sand moisture content Test is one of the important tests of sand. Moisture present in sand affects the water-cement ratio in the concrete mix.

State DOTs Set to Receive $10B in Emergency Aid

Construction Equipment

The Federal Covid-19 relief measure includes $10 billion of emergency aid for state departments of transportation, according to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). Since the early response to the pandemic, state DOTs have faced severe losses in state

Portland, Maine's Green New Deal Worries Local Contractors

ENR Construction

Firms are concerned that new ballot initiative's mandates, which take effect Jan. 1, could threaten their eligibility for city public works

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The reenvisioned Sazerac House: A delectable cocktail that's just perfect for the Big Easy

BD+C

The 51,987-sf Sazerac House is an interactive cocktail museum, active distillery, corporate headquarters, and event venue, all under one roof. Located next to the historic French Quarter, the project revitalizes one of New Orleans’s most prominent corners, Canal and Magazine Streets

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Silt Content Test of Sand – Procedure & Result

Civiconcepts

Silt Content Test of Sand is conducted to find out the amount of silt present in the sand. Sand is one of the most important and essential building construction materials. It plays a vital role in making concrete, mortar, and another mix for construction work.

Nikola, Republic Services Terminate Truck Purchase Agreement

Construction Equipment

Waste-management firm Republic Services will no longer purchase electric refuse trucks from Nikola. The scuttled purchase of 2,500 electric refuse trucks follows GM’s decision to cancel production of an electric pickup truck, the Badger. According to Nikola, the Republic deal was to design and

Accelerate Innovation As the Pandemic Lingers, But Keep Your Firm's Adoption Rigor

ENR Construction

The pandemic is driving rapid change in design and construction technology, but the same adoption rigor that existed before it still delivers the best results

Sarah’s Circle supportive housing facility for women completes in Chicago

BD+C

Skender has recently completed construction on the Perkins+WIll-designed Sarah’s Circle, a six-story supportive housing facility for women in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood.

Sieve Analysis Test of Sand – Procedure & Result

Civiconcepts

Sieve Analysis Test of Sand is done to check the gradation of sand particles. Sand particle distribution in sand volume is important for good quality concrete and mortar. In this test, the sand sample is passed through a series of IS sieve sizes ordered from bigger to a smaller size at the bottom.