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Understanding OSHA’s Confined Space Requirements

Safety Services Company

Understanding OSHA's Confined Space Requirements. Working in a confined space can be extremely dangerous. Confined spaces pose serious risks such as entrapment, exposure to noxious fumes, physical injury, and suffocation due to lack of airflow.

What is Fire Resistance of Concrete? Mechanism, and Influencing Factors

The Constructor

Fire resistance of concrete is the ability of concrete to withstand fire or to give protection against fire. This involves the ability of concrete. Concrete Durability Concrete Properties Concrete Technology Special Concrete in Construction Fire Resistance of Concrete Fire Resistant

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Big Brother – Micro Manager?

Contractor Magazine

Managers now have access to more operational data than ever before, but amid gains in productivity are concerns about privacy and freedom

What Is Chicken Mesh for Plaster | Type of Chicken Mesh for Plaster | Why Use Chicken Mesh for Plaster

CivilJungle

What Is Chicken Mesh for Plaster? Chicken mesh for plaster material virus three different Types of Chicken Mesh as Per Material Wier Mesh Fiberglass Mesh Plastic Mesh for Plastering 1. Wier Mesh As per below, different types of wire mess like.

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.

Boston-based firm completes largest 3D-printed building in world in Dubai

Construction Dive

The walls of the cement-based building were created on-site in uncontrolled weather conditions, in a process that is expected to be available in the U.S. next year

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Real-time production selection app accelerates ROI for cement producers

GCP Applied Technologies

Real-time production selection app accelerates ROI for cement producers. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 11/28/2019 - 10:52. GCP Applied Technologies. November 28, 2019.

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Solomon Group Creating 86 Jobs With Louisiana Expansion

Business Facilities

The New Orleans event and exhibits company will tap into the state’s Entertainment Job Creation Program. Read: Solomon Group Creating 86 Jobs With Louisiana Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Texas Central signs preconstruction contract with Kiewit firm for $20B bullet train

Construction Dive

Electric Construction will help the developer define the project's scope of work in preparation for construction, which could begin next year

What are the Four Virtues of Earthquake Resistant Buildings?

The Constructor

There are four virtues that any earthquake resistant buildings should have to a certain extent in order to withstand designated seismic forces. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Design

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

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

Real-time product selection app accelerates ROI for cement producers

GCP Applied Technologies

Real-time product selection app accelerates ROI for cement producers. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 11/28/2019 - 10:52. GCP Applied Technologies. November 28, 2019.

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Doosan Shows Autonomous Excavator, Wheel Loader

Construction Equipment

Add Doosan to the growing list of OEMs developing or deploying autonomous equipment, as it demonstrated an autonomous crawler excavator and wheel loader at its new proving grounds in Boryeoung City, South Korea. Similar to Komatsu’s “Smart Construction” system, but adding an unmanned twist, Doosan

Surprise inspectors stop work at more than 2K NYC construction sites and counting

Construction Dive

Despite pushback from developers, a team of 38 has randomly inspected more than 20,000 major construction projects in the city, saying it's resulted in safer working conditions, and that number is set to increase

I.S Codes on Earthquake Resistant Building Design

The Constructor

Earthquake resistant building design guidelines are provided by set of Indian Standard codes (IS Codes). After observing Indian earthquakes for. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Design

5 Ways to Improve Field Operations

Construction Business Owner

Construction managers face many challenges when dealing with this ever-changing environment. New tools and technologies are available daily that can impact workflow and improve upon efficiencies across all teams.

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Addressing our Education-Emergency @ AHRExpo 2020

Contractor Magazine

Most of what we learn comes from our preparation to teach these sessions and feedback from them. Like the saying goes, "By teaching, we learn.&

3 retractable roof projects open up special construction considerations

Construction Dive

Globe Life Field, New York City's The Shed and Hokkaido Ballpark in Japan are the latest venues to sport sliding roof sections. Here's how they were built

What is the Whole Bearing System (WBS) and Quadrantal Bearing System (QBS) in Surveying?

The Constructor

The whole bearing system (WBS) and Quadrantal Bearing system (QBS) are two notations of bearings that are used in compass surveying. The WCB system.

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Efficient Business Systems And The Value Of Documenting Your Processes

Contractor Bookkeeping

Too many construction businesses fall over because the owner has not established efficient business systems. This typically happens because the construction company owner is so caught up in the day-to-day operations that the fundamentals of proper business management get forgotten.

[VIDEO] Caterpillar Releases Smart Tech for D3 Series

Construction Equipment

The new Cat D3 series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders come standard with a new portfolio of Smart Attachments. These attachments couple the machine with the chosen attachment and offers plug-and-play recognition between the two, adapting the joystick controls to the attachments, making them

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The Dotted Line: What happens when a bonding company is called in

Construction Dive

Making a claim against a performance bond is complicated, a legal expert explained, and it's critical to understand that the bonding company has four main options, outlined here

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EGIA 'Cracking the Code' Show: How Your Brand Promise Drives Revenue

Contractor Magazine

Utilize your brand promise and communicate it clearly, to provide exceptional value for your customers and drive revenue

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Briggs & Stratton Electrifies Its Power Solutions

Green Industry Professionals

The company continues to manufacture products to make work easier for those who work hard

The University of Chicago Harris School at the Keller Center

BD+C

Extreme sustainability was the chief goal for the reconstruction of Edward Durrell Stone’s Kellogg Center for Continuing Education at the University of Chicago.

Building in Cincinnati under construction by Turner partially collapses, leaving 1 missing

Construction Dive

Four workers were injured and one was still missing approximately 22 hours after the incident occured following a concrete pour on the seventh floor of a partically constructed building, Turner confirmed

Epiroc attachments for Ivan Lynn

Digger Blog

IJ Lynn & Sons, a drainage and earthworks contractor based in Armoy, County Antrim, is a satisfied customer of Epiroc attachments. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

Deere Posts 5 Percent Sales Gain in 2019

Construction Equipment

Sales of John Deere equipment increased 4 percent in the fourth quarter and were up 5 percent for the fiscal year, which ended October 28. The Moline, Illinois-based company reported sales of $39.3 billion for the year. The company reported net income of $3.3 billion, up from $2.4 billion in 2018

What is the Difference Between Magnitude and Intensity of Earthquake?

The Constructor

Magnitude and intensity measure various characteristics of earthquake. The former measures the energy released at the source of the earthquake. Earthquake Engineering

Deconstructing a crisis: After an accident, 1 tweet could ruin a contractor's reputation

Construction Dive

False information can spread on social media and become "almost impossible to manage,” according to a communications consultant, unless the right strategy is in place

Free Generative Design – A brief overview of tools created by the Grasshopper community

BD+C

It is no secret that we’ve been critical of the recent framing of “generative design” as a technological trend largely driven by product marketing. We’ve instigated lively Twitter debates, a full-length podcast discussion, and critical positioning papers

Diagnostics, Details, and Having Your Say

Contractor Magazine

A portable diagnostics system, a hosted operations management platform and various business blogging sites are profiled

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5 steps to ensure your housebuilding projects stay on track

Lets Build

New home construction has many unknowns and can give you hiccups. It will take three months to over a year to have your dream house built. Expect problems and there’s many along the way that includes manpower issues, money matters, adverse weather conditions, price increases are just some of them.

The Dotted Line: Everything you need to know about construction contracts

Construction Dive

Contracts are crucial components of the construction process, but they can be among the most complicated and controversial aspects as well. As the industry shifts to increasingly collaborative project delivery methods and adopts new materials and technologies, construction professionals need to s

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