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Building Rear Strata Block Houses: A Guide


In recent years, rear strata blocks have grown in demand. With rear strata homes being a worthy investment and cost-effective, they are a very attractive option for most people. However, … Building Rear Strata Block Houses: A Guide Read More ».

Are Carbon Fiber Hard Hats Conductive?

Work Gearz

If your workplace poses dangers of head injuries from falling impacts or overhead hanging objects, you must have to wear a hard hat. When it comes to impact, we all agree that none can offer the level of impact resistance like that of a carbon fiber hard hat. But are they conductive?


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How A Bookkeeper's Incompetence Can Ruin Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

Contractors, by nature, are tenacious, resilient, and have a tremendous amount of "Grit And Determination To Succeed," which means they are not easily disturbed or prone to react hastily or rashly at the first sign of trouble.

Collaborate 2021: Construction Technology Conference, Day 2 Highlights

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Inspirations from Laila Ali, the latest on key industry trends, technology deep dives and much more! Viewpoint News

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.

EP07: Why Safety Buy-In From All Levels Is So Important

Safety Services Company

_. The key to making safety a priority is having a top-down approach. When field crews see that all company representatives — from CEO to supervisors — are adopting a culture of safety, they will feel more accountable to perform safely.

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3 Modern Solutions To Help Your Business Tackle Challenges

Construction Business Owner

3 Modern Solutions To Help Your Business Tackle Challenges. Alex Headley. Wed, 09/15/2021 - 16:26.

Collaborate 2021: Construction Technology Conference, Day 1 Highlights

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Everything you saw and everything you might have missed at Day 1 of Viewpoint's 2021 Collaborate conference. Events

Equivalent & Effective Length of Column for Various End Conditions

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Effective length of column? The column is the vertical compression member of the structure. The column is used to transfer the load of the superstructure to the substructure or foundation safely. The column is mainly subjected to the axial load which exceeds 3 times its lateral dimensions.

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Deep Learning in Construction

The Constructor

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) have become increasingly popular technologies among the masses. Even not-so-tech-savvy people. Artificial Intelligence

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.

JLG Experts on 5 trends Shaping the Future of Lift Equipment

Construction Business Owner

JLG Experts on 5 trends Shaping the Future of Lift Equipment. Alex Headley. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 07:30. Scissor and boom lifts, now known as mobile elevated work platforms (MEWP), were already getting a makeover due to the updated design requirements of the new ANSI A92 suite of standards.

Compaction Factor Test For Concrete Workability

Civil Lead

Compaction Factor Test The compaction factor test helps to define the concrete workability performed in the laboratory. The weight ratio. Read more. Concrete Technology Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Concrete Construction

Road Studs – Its Types, Applications, Advantages & Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

What are Road Studs? The longitudinal/transverse reflectorized road markings were added with retro-reflective studs to improve visibility at night as well as in inclement weather.

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Hotel Marcel: The First Passive House Design Hotel in US

The Constructor

Hotel Marcel, the first-ever net-zero emission hotel in the US, will open to visitors by the early spring of 2022. The hotel will be the first.

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

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

Surge in Home Remodeling: Lighting Trend Forecast

Pro Builder

Surge in Home Remodeling: Lighting Trend Forecast. kcichowicz. Fri, 09/17/2021 - 00:00. At a time when there's been such heavy demand for homes, issues like long waiting lists, rising construction costs and labor shortages are causing a decline in new home builds. .

Air Products To Build World’s Largest Hydrogen Network In Edmonton

Business Facilities

Aurum Energy Park will be home to a $1.3-billion, net-zero hydrogen network that will become operational in 2024.

Rise and fall method with Examples

Learn Civil Engineering

Rise and fall is the method of surveying to solve the levelling to find out the difference in elevation and elevation of two points. In this method Like we need to calculate the difference in elevation of the staff of two points.


Micro Concrete: How is it Used in Concrete Construction?

The Constructor

Micro concrete, also known as micorconcrete or MicroConcrete, is a cement-based coating applied to various surfaces like tiles and woods to provide. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology

Standard Consistency Test of Cement – Vicat Apparatus

Civil Lead

Consistency Test of Cement The standard/normal consistency test of cement helps decide the amount of water needed to add to. Read more. Concrete Technology Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Construction Material

How Certain Beliefs & Behaviors are Stifling your Success with Subcontractors

Construction Business Owner

How Certain Beliefs & Behaviors are Stifling your Success with Subcontractors. Alex Headley. Thu, 09/16/2021 - 09:10. Realize that your customers view your subcontractors as a reflection of your ability to manage.

New England: Balancing Business & Beauty

Business Facilities

While parts of the New England economy experienced a setback, much like its fall foliage, the region will soon experience a beautiful change.

4 Types of Tests for Coated Glass

The Constructor

Coated glass is an industrial glass product onto which metal oxides are sprayed in the form of thin coatings (0.01 µm to 0.8 µm) that alter the light. Building Technology Guide How To Guide Material Testing Guide

How Curated Design Collections Could Benefit You and Your Buyers

Pro Builder

How Curated Design Collections Could Benefit You and Your Buyers. cbroderick. Fri, 09/17/2021 - 09:31. On HorizonTV this week, design studio strategist Jane Meagher explains the benefits of creating curated design selection packages for both homebuyers and builders.

See-Through Solar


Windows are a mainstay of all buildings other than bunkers. Renewable energy sources such as solar are becoming mainstays of all new and many existing buildings. There is a way for these two to work together.

How to Make Your Outdoor Space Cozy and Inviting?

Civil Lead

12 Tips To Make Your Outdoor Space Comfortable Nowadays, outdoor living spaces are all the rage, and it’s easy to. Read more. Building Design & Drawing Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Interior Design Landscaping

A Unique Inward-Facing House Built in Bangkok

The Constructor

The concept of inward-facing structures involves a defensive posture design without compromising on the ventilation and airflow requirements.

Building Material Prices Dipped in August

Pro Builder

Building Material Prices Dipped in August. cbroderick. Thu, 09/16/2021 - 10:49. August marked the first month of building materials price drops this year, decreasing 1%, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

M.C. Dean Celebrates Opening of $25.1M Virginia Expansion

Business Facilities

Expansion of the ModularMEP™ manufacturing and systems integration facility will result in 150 new jobs in Caroline County, VA. . The post M.C. Dean Celebrates Opening of $25.1M

Despite rapidly changing technology, landlords should invest in EV charging now


Over the past few years, landlords have been installing charging stations in apartment buildings, retail centers, and office buildings—sometimes without a cost for vehicle owners to use them

Smart and Transparent


Smart is a buzzword and a trend. The more people hear the word, the more they ask, “What makes a home smart?”

The Best Weeks for Homebuying are Here

Pro Builder

The Best Weeks for Homebuying are Here. cbroderick. Tue, 09/14/2021 - 10:00. Experts predict an influx of homes to hit the market soon, and a recent report says these homes will be plentiful and cheaper.

Berry Global Group Expands Production In Kansas

Business Facilities

Berry Global Group's $61 million investment will create over 60 jobs in Lawrence, KS. The post Berry Global Group Expands Production In Kansas appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.