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Standardise as you go: The key to better and admin-free processes

Lets Build

Keeping track of what is happening on construction sites is challenging if you don’t have the right processes and tools to help you. The result? Information overload and excessive admin workload. Increased waiting time between tasks. Non-conformities are discovered during handovers.

Partition Wall and 12 Types of Partition Wall

Civiconcepts

Partition walls are a crucial portion of the design of a building. Without partition walls, the interior of the building arrangement can’t be brightening or organized. In this article, we will study different types of partition walls, roles, and favorable circumstances along these lanes.

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How to Achieve the ‘Golden Thread’ of Construction Data

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Information is key to success in construction, so why rely on disconnected data and manual processes to get the job done? Construction Best Practices

OSHA Compliance Enforcement Under President Biden

FDR Safety

As of last week, the Biden administration is officially underway. With any new presidency comes a variety of changes across government. One area of change that will affect thousands, if not millions of employers comes in the form of OSHA regulation and enforcement.

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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.

Companies are Preparing for ESG Disclosure Rules

Green Building Law Update

Public companies in the U.S. find themselves at a dynamic time of emergent environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) disclosures. New appointees in the Biden Administration, from the SEC and the Labor Department to the top White House economic advisor, all signal mandatory ESG disclosures.

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State of the Construction Industry: January 2021 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A number of business changes and potential impacts lie ahead for contractors in 2021. Here's a look at just some of the key issues: Construction Technology/News

Eastman Investing $250M In Tennessee Recycling Facility

Business Facilities

Global specialty materials company Eastman will build one of the world’s largest plastic-to-plastic molecular recycling facilities in Kingsport, TN. Read: Eastman Investing $250M In Tennessee Recycling Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

What is Plumbing Trap & 14 Plumbing Trap Used in House

Civiconcepts

A Plumbing Trap is a simple device of shape bending pipe that allows the passing of waste material. It also retains fluid for the prevention of the sewer gases from entering the building.

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Eelume: Snake-like Robot to Perform Underwater Infrastructure Maintenance | Video Inside

The Constructor

The gas and deep-sea oil industry has a vast and expensive infrastructure to maintain and supervise. Structures like wells, piers, cables, and a.

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.

CDC Updates COVID-19 Mask Guide to Recommend Neck Gaiters

Construction Junkie

courtesy of Milwaukee Tool. There’s no doubt that this past year has been a constant back and forth of confusion surrounding the best way to protect yourselves and others from the spread of COVID-19.

Employee Workplace Needs Differ Dramatically By Generation

Business Facilities

While Millennials prioritize better hardware, Gen X wants more flexible work schedules to care for their families and Baby Boomers want a raise, finds the Nintex Workplace 2021 Study. Read: Employee Workplace Needs Differ Dramatically By Generation at BusinessFacilities.com.

What lifetime support means to us

CK Power

Welcome to the CK Family, here for you from cradle to grave. A good family supports each other, always. . And we consider every customer a part of our CK Power family.

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The Reason Why Some Construction Projects Fail

Contractor Bookkeeping

Estimating and submitting bids is one of the most stressful and nerve-wracking sides of your construction business. It is essential to keep in mind that "break-even" in the construction business is challenging to calculate because most projects are one-of-a-kind custom jobs.

How to Design One-way Slab as per ACI 318-19? | Example Included

The Constructor

One-way slab is a type of concrete slab in which loads are transferred in one direction to the supporting beams and columns. Therefore, the bending. Design Guide How To Guide Slab Design Structural Engineering

Material Handling Systems Creating 200 Jobs In Kentucky

Business Facilities

The conveyor and automated sortation equipment company's new Bowling Green, KY manufacturing operations will complement its Mt. Washington global headquarters. . Read: Material Handling Systems Creating 200 Jobs In Kentucky at BusinessFacilities.com.

N.C. Motorists Lose $10.3 Billion Per Year on Roads: TRIP

Construction Equipment

Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested, or lack some safety features cost North Carolina motorists a total of $10.3 billion statewide annually –as much as $1,976 per driver in some urban areas–due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes, and congestion-related delays

Why Now Is the Time to Modernize Your Construction Business

Construction Business Owner

Why Now Is the Time to Modernize Your Construction Business. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 01/27/2021 - 10:17. It's a new year! With hope and optimism by our side, 2021 should turn out better than the last year.

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[VIDEO] A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Recent Record Breaker for World’s Tallest Demolition

Construction Junkie

via YouTube // Modon Properties. In November of last year, the 546 foot tall Mina Plaza in Abu Dhabi officially broke the world record for tallest demolition by explosion , supplanting Hudson Department Store in Detroit, Michigan , which held the record for 22 years.

SAP Labs Canada, Amazon Expanding In Quebec

Business Facilities

SAP Labs Canada will open a research and development office in Montreal; Amazon adds five new facilities and 1,000 jobs. Read: SAP Labs Canada, Amazon Expanding In Quebec at BusinessFacilities.com.

A Unique Laying Pattern to Strengthen 3D Printed Concrete | Video Inside

The Constructor

The RMIT University, in a recent study, found a way to strengthen 3D printed concrete (3DPC) by laying it in a lobster-shell pattern. In a bid to. Others

Construction Equation: Knowledge Problems + Data Problems + Management Problems = Outcome Problems

Job Order Contracting

Fundamental math for every real property owner… Knowledge Problems + Data Problems + Management Problems = Outcome Problems. Facilities and infrastructure project investments have long-term consequences. Knowledge Problems.

5 Dump Truck Maintenance Tips for Winter

Construction Equipment

To help keep your truck up and running throughout winter, Terex Trucks has five tips to help you maximize uptime, productivity, and safe operations. Have the right parts During winter, it’s even more important that your truck is equipped with the right parts to prevent downtime. Terex Trucks

Moffitt Cancer Center To Begin 775-Acre Campus In Florida

Business Facilities

Construction of the first phase of the Pasco County campus is expected to take five years, and support more than 14,500 jobs in the Tampa Bay region. Read: Moffitt Cancer Center To Begin 775-Acre Campus In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com.

Virgin Hyperloop unveils its vision for the future of travel

BD+C

Just a few months after Virgin Hyperloop completed its first passenger testing , the company has unveiled the design vision for its end-to-end passenger experience.

One Year Later: The Construction Supply Chain

Constructech

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit nearly a year ago, the supply chain in many industries—including construction—needed to become more resilient. It shed light on how disjoined supply chains really are and how important flexibility needs to be.

Kohler Releases New Oil Change Kits

Construction Equipment

Kohler has developed Kohler Pro 10W-50 Oil and Kohler Pro Extended Life oil filters, which when paired together, the company says, triple the oil change interval from 100 to 300 hours in Kohler gas engines. “By By eliminating two of every three oil changes, equipment operators can reduce the total

On Demand Pharmaceuticals Picks Maryland For HQ

Business Facilities

Transformative drug manufacturer On Demand Pharmaceuticals will locate its new headquarters, manufacturing, and R&D facility in Montgomery County, MD. Read: On Demand Pharmaceuticals Picks Maryland For HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Calculate Working Space for Excavation?

The Constructor

Working space is the additional space provided between the edge of the excavation and the footing for the ease of labor movement for fixing, removing. Concrete Technology Detailing Guide How To Guide Work Procedures

Brick is Back: After Years of Decline, the Exterior Material Returns

Pro Builder

Brick is Back: After Years of Decline, the Exterior Material Returns. cbroderick. Fri, 01/29/2021 - 09:53. More builders are choosing brick as an exterior wall material after years of decline, reports Home Innovation Research Labs.

[VIDEO] Take a Ride on the Virgin Hyperloop

Construction Equipment

Virgin Hyperloop has released a video showing what the experience of being shot inside a pod down a vacuum tube at high speed could one day look and feel like. The concept video goes through each step in the travel process, from check-in to disembarking. The experience seems reminiscent of going

Valeo North America Investing $5M In Alabama Expansion

Business Facilities

Automotive supplier Valeo North America will create 70 new jobs when it begins operations at an existing facility in Bessemer, AL. . Read: Valeo North America Investing $5M In Alabama Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Relationship-based FM

Job Order Contracting

Relationship-based FM (facilities management) is a knowledge domain that is critical to improving associated environmental and economic outcomes. Culture must be the primary focus of leadership. Without full support in this regard any LEAN initiative will fail.