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Is Broadband Infrastructure?

Constructech

Many a word has been expended in Congress lately trying to define “Infrastructure.” The term has even been broken down into two parts, “Hard Infrastructure” and “Soft Infrastructure” in hopes of driving wedges between factions lobbying for a narrow or a broad definition.

You Have Construction Service Options

Wolgast Corporation

Which construction delivery system is best for your project? There are several unique and distinctive methods for providing construction solutions. As a business owner you have the luxury of selecting the most beneficial and appropriate delivery system for your type of project. Design/Build.

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Consequences Of Avoiding Your Construction Bookkeeping

Contractor Bookkeeping

If you ask 100 business owners what they like least about running a business, the chances are good that bookkeeping will rank high on the list. It's an annoying and frustrating chore that takes up much time and is easy to put off until tomorrow.

Boosting Cybersecurity for Better Construction Management

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Viewpoint For Projects is helping UK contractors better control who gets access to vital project data, when and how. Construction Best Practices

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.

Kuwait Job Order Contracting and Facilities Management Market

Job Order Contracting

Kuwait Job Order Contracting market size and facilities management market size for repair, renovation, and new construction. The Kuwait facilities management sector is estimated at over $1.2B with a anticipated 10% annual growth through 2025.

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What Is Glass Wool | Glass Wool Properties | Glasswool | Glass Wool Insulation | Glass Wool Thermal Conductivity | Glass Wool Advantages and Disadvantages

Civiconcepts

What Is Glass Wool? Glass Wool is an insulating material manufactured from glass fiber known as borosilicate glass arranged using a binder into a texture similar to that of wool.

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What are the Effects of Rain on Freshly Placed Concrete?

The Constructor

The sudden outpouring of rain on freshly placed concrete can give rise to unexpected challenges. The severity of the damage is dependent on the. Concrete Technology

Should I Stay or Should I Grow?

Construction Business Owner

Should I Stay or Should I Grow? Alex Headley. Fri, 07/09/2021 - 07:30. Most construction business owners start with a vision. They have ideals of owning a business that works the way they want it to work.

Component-based model for interim housing completes in Downtown Los Angeles

BD+C

The Hilda L. Solis Care First Village (HSCFV), a new component-based model for interim housing, has completed construction in Downtown Los Angeles. The project met a highly aggressive schedule while also meeting the individual and social needs of the residents

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.

Monolithic Definition | Monolithic Slab | Monolithic Footing | Monolithic Foundation | Advantages & Disadvantages of Monolithic Slab Foundation

Civiconcepts

Monolithic Defination Monolithic construction is a procedure where utilizing a homogeneous mixture, a structure is monolithically constructed.

CABKOMA Strand Rods: World’s Lightest Anti-Seismic Reinforcement

The Constructor

Japan-based Komatsu Seiten Fabric Laboratory developed an innovative thermoplastic carbon fiber composite called CABKOMA Strand Rod in 2016. It is an. Building Materials Structural Engineering

Connected Jobsites: The Future of Safety & Productivity

Construction Business Owner

Connected Jobsites: The Future of Safety & Productivity. Alex Headley. Mon, 07/05/2021 - 07:30. Since the Internet of Things (IoT) arrived in construction, many firms have taken advantage of it.

As homelessness becomes more visible, building shelters presents opportunities to AEC firms

BD+C

On any given day, there are close to 600,000 people who are homeless in the United States, according to estimates by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The number among those homeless that is unsheltered has been rising since 2016, and now exceeds 226,000

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

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

What Is Chain Surveying | Principles Of Chain Surveying | Chaining In Surveying | Chain Surveying Procedure | Types of Chain Surveying | Obstacles In Chain Surveying

Civiconcepts

Introduction To Chain Surveying Chain surveying is the branch of surveying in which simply linear measurements are made in the field.

Los Angeles’ Tower Theater Becomes New Apple Store

The Constructor

Apple opened its newest store inside a historic tower theatre in Los Angeles, US. The store, known as the Apple Tower Theatre, is designed by Foster.

Materion Corporation To Invest $80M In Pennsylvania Expansion

Business Facilities

Ohio-based advanced materials producer Materian Corporation will create at least 65 new jobs in Berks County, PA. Read: Materion Corporation To Invest $80M In Pennsylvania Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Construction employment declines by 7,000 in June

BD+C

Construction employment declined by 7,000 between May and June as the industry still employs 238,000 fewer people than before the pandemic, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today.

Spread Footing | Spread Footing Design | 8 Types of Spread Foundation | Spread Foundation | Advantages & Disadvantages of Spread Footing

Civiconcepts

What Is Spread Footing? Spread Footings are generally used to function under each column of buildings and bridge piers in bridges. These footings are cost-effective and economical in construction.

How to Carry Out Anti-Termite Treatment in Existing Buildings?

The Constructor

Anti-termite treatment is a chemical procedure for soil, masonry, wood, and electrical fixtures to provide the building with a chemical barrier. Building Technology Guide Detailing Guide How To Guide Safety Guide Specifications Work Procedures

What’s With the Lumber Price Disconnect?

Pro Builder

What’s With the Lumber Price Disconnect? mbeirne. Wed, 07/07/2021 - 11:29. If lumber futures and mill prices are declining by double digit percentages, why not the street prices builders are paying?

Chicago’s first indoor track and field facility features a hydraulically banked track

BD+C

A new $53.67 million Indoor Track & Field Facility at Gately Park has completed construction in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Peter Denious, AdvanceCT

Business Facilities

Peter Denious, President and Chief Executive Officer, AdvanceCT, discusses foreign direct investment, why Millennials are flocking to Hartford, and Connecticut's new long-term economic development strategy. Read: Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Peter Denious, AdvanceCT at BusinessFacilities.com.

Decision Tree: An Effective Project Management Tool

The Constructor

A decision tree is a project management tool based on a tree-like structure used for effective decision-making and predicting the potential outcomes. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

Companies Seek to Attract Needed Workers with Wage Hikes, Bonuses, Insurance

Pro Builder

Companies Seek to Attract Needed Workers with Wage Hikes, Bonuses, Insurance. cbroderick. Fri, 07/09/2021 - 09:55. As the demand surges for new homes and home improvements, so does the demand for those who can build and renovate.

MojoDesk creates a new solution for managing open office distractions

BD+C

MojoDome, the newest offering from MojoDesk, is a new adjustable privacy pod and standing desk bundle meant to help ease the return of employees to the open office.

Cliff House in the Mojave Desert

Natural Building

Bruce Jones left a comment on a recent blog post about some fun backyard sheds: “My family name is JONES so I’m a Welshman, five generations removed. Seeing these incredible creations is inspiring.

9 Common Excavation Hazards and their Preventive Measures

The Constructor

Excavation is one of the preliminary processes for any construction project. The hazards and risks associated with it include the collapse of the. Building Technology Guide Safety Guide Specifications

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The Current State of Construction Job Openings

Pro Builder

The Current State of Construction Job Openings. cbroderick. Fri, 07/09/2021 - 10:27. The hot housing market remains in a 299,000 worker deficit, according to May data from the BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.

The port of the future: Secure, sustainable, and welcoming

BD+C

Defining the “port of the future” isn’t easy. Designing one is even more challenging. On an average day—before the pandemic—more than 350,000 vehicles, 135,000 pedestrians, and 30,000 trucks passed through US border crossings with Mexico and Canada.

Our Future Cities

Constructech

For the last several weeks, we have looked at what our future jobsites, offices, and homes might look like in a post-pandemic world. Today, let’s broaden our scope to look at the smart city of the future. Even in spite of the pandemic, reports predict growth for our smart cities.

US Home Prices Surged to Record High in April

The Constructor

According to S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index, home prices in the US witnessed the steepest surge ever in April 2021. News Research and Analysis

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