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Happy Thanksgiving From Trimble Viewpoint

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We asked our employees and customers what they are most thankful for this year. To kick off the holidays, we want to share some of the responses! Construction Best Practices

Texas Lands $17B Samsung Chip Manufacturing Factory

Business Facilities

In the largest foreign direct investment in Texas on record, Samsung will create more than 2,000 high-tech jobs at its new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor, TX. The post Texas Lands $17B Samsung Chip Manufacturing Factory appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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26 Construction Vehicle Names and Pictures

Civiconcepts

Introduction to Construction Vehicle Names The Mechanical equipment of various designs, as well as types, are necessary for construction work to meet the nature of the activity. Previously, different types … 26 Construction Vehicle Names and Pictures Read More ».

Why Getting The Leads And Doing The Work Are Still Not Good Enough

Contractor Bookkeeping

There was a time when a contractor put a simple ad in the paper or a line listing in the Yellow Pages, and they would have more leads than they could handle. It was the only way to go, and the contractors who insist on that and "Word of Mouth" do not survive.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

7 Tips For Effective Warehouse Management

The Constructor

Managing a warehouse is definitely not a simple task, and it takes a considerable amount of work and effort to do it effectively and efficiently. Construction Management

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Which Is Best Wood For Furniture | 8 Types of Wood For Funiture | Types of Wood Furniture

Civiconcepts

Wood could be an assortment of tiny cells. A close cross-checks at wood shows it to be created of tiny cells or fibers that are thus small they often cannot … Which Is Best Wood For Furniture | 8 Types of Wood For Funiture | Types of Wood Furniture Read More ».

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How to Use Job Order Contracting – 4 Steps

Job Order Contracting

How to use job order contracting is an important lesson for all public sector facilities operations and management professionals. #1

How One Modular Home Builder Has Cracked the Code for Hassle-Free Assembly

Pro Builder

How One Modular Home Builder Has Cracked the Code for Hassle-Free Assembly. ldeakins. Wed, 11/24/2021 - 13:07. This LA based company guarantees a quick and easy modular home installation. .

Parts of A Door, Door Jamb – A Complete Guide

Civil Lead

Parts of A Door Are you looking for a new door for your new home or planning to replace your. Read more. Building Material Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Construction Material Interior Design

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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.

How Many Bags Of Concrete In A Yard | How Many Bags of Concrete Do I Need | How Many 80lb Bags of Concrete In A Yard

Civiconcepts

How Many Bags Of Concrete In A Yard? How many bags of concrete do i need? Let me clear first, here we are discussing about ready mix concrete mix bags. … How Many Bags Of Concrete In A Yard | How Many Bags of Concrete Do I Need | How Many 80lb Bags of Concrete In A Yard Read More ».

Shaping Social Strategies

Construction Business Owner

Shaping Social Strategies. Alex Headley. Mon, 11/22/2021 - 08:30. LinkedIn, once used only as a portal for jobseekers and employers, has become an indispensable marketing tool for business owners, including those in the construction industry, looking to differentiate themselves from the competition.

How iBuying Is Taking the Stress Out of Home Flipping

Pro Builder

How iBuying Is Taking the Stress Out of Home Flipping. ldeakins. Mon, 11/22/2021 - 09:33. Instant buyers are taking housing transactions virtual—and speeding them up in the process.

6 ways to reduce waste on site

Lets Build

You have seen it all before — workers waiting idly on site, subcontractors arriving early only to leave and come back later — because a delay has made the site unavailable for their specific jobs or materials they need have not yet arrived.

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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.

Footing Calculator | Concrete Footing Calculator | Square Footing Concrete Calculator | Trapezoidal Footing Concrete Calculator

Civiconcepts

What Is Square Footing? A square footing is one of the types of isolated footing used in building construction.

E as in European Excavators

Constructech

Electric construction-oriented machinery is becoming the “next big thing” in the EU. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has joined the trend setters in Europe with a gang of compact, electric drive equipment from loaders to excavators.

Baby Boomers Are Opting to Age in Place

Pro Builder

Baby Boomers Are Opting to Age in Place. ldeakins. Tue, 11/23/2021 - 10:09. With fewer boomers competing for homes, first-time buyers are finding more availability on the market.

A guide to field notching and drilling LVL and glulam

Construction Specifier

Photo © Bigstockphoto.com. By Borjen Yeh, PhD, PE. Laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and glue-laminated timber (glulam) products are designed for applications where they will be highly stressed under design loads. Drilling or notching of LVL and glulam should typically be avoided.

write down problems faced for vertical curve setting out?

Learn Civil Engineering

Write down problems faced for vertical curve lagos setting out

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2022 Predictions: AR and AI

Constructech

We are nearing the end of the year, which makes it a great opportunity to look to the year ahead. Thus, we are in the middle of a blog series , looking at predictions for 2022 and beyond.

Is Sherpa Warmer Than Wool?

Work Gearz

Sherpa is a soft and fluffy fabric that is commonly used to line clothes, winter apparels, and even some household objects. The material lends a warm and cozier feel to any item of clothing, making it ideal for cold winter months.

High Strength Concrete | High Strength Concrete Mix | High psi Concrete

Civiconcepts

Concrete is a composite material made by mixing different materials like cement, sand, aggregate & water with or without admixture.

How to Plan and Implement Digitization in the Construction Business? The Complete Guide

Learn Civil Engineering

When a construction company seeks to create more efficient processes that minimize bottlenecks, the talk about digitalization for processes typically gets tossed around the meeting table. This talk leads to asking important questions such as: What problems are we trying to solve?

Five Trends to Watch in Construction

Constructech

Construction: gear up for another strong year in 2022. Several factors are positioning the industry for big changes, even amid disruptive conditions, according to Deloitte , and there are five key trends—specifically for construction—to keep an eye on.

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What Type of Fleece Is Warmest?

Work Gearz

As soon as we hear of winter, the first thing on our mind is that we need to keep ourselves warm at any cost. We think of our warmest sweaters and coats, boots that will keep our feet cozy, fuzzy hats and thick woolen gloves.

Redundancy is the first line of defense during power grid cyberattacks

CK Power

Mention “power grid cyberattacks” at a party and you’ll probably get a few smirks. It’s too easy to dismiss the subject as a far-fetched dystopian nightmare.

$4B Advanced Nuclear Power Demo Set at Wyoming Coal Plant Site

ENR Construction

Bechtel will lead EPC on 345-MW reactor at Kemmerer site for TerraPower, with feds providing half the project funding; Southern Co. also announces demonstration project with the developer in Idaho

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Building Better with Better Materials

Constructech

On Aug. 10, 2021, the U.S. Senate voted 69-30 to pass the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act ( H.R.

Will Concrete Ruin Muck Boots?

Work Gearz

Muck boots are lightweight, comfortable, and easily fit into the shape of your leg making them all the more convenient. They are seen as the perfect walking buddy for short walks, working in the muddy garden, or for a taxing hiking trip. All that said, muck boots might have even more to offer.

#107:  "Prevailing Party" Attorneys' Fees Provisions

NH Construction Law

In 279 B.C. the Greek king Pyrrhus defeated the Romans at the Battle of Asculum but lost much of his army in the process. He reportedly said “If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be utterly ruined!” ” Thus was coined the phrase “Pyrrhic victory” – a win that inflicts such a cost on the victor that it amounts to defeat.

Samsung Picks Texas for $17B Semiconductor Plant

ENR Construction

South Korean tech giant's project comes amid a shortage in semiconductors impacting other industries

Going Big in Brooklyn

Constructech

The phrase “Manhattan Skyscraper” has a new challenger: “Brooklyn Tower.” Begun in 2018 and topped out on Oct. 28, 2021, the Tower blends the old and new into a striking combination.