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The Future of the Connected Jobsite

Surveyor

Marcum’s Chuck Schwartz highlights the benefits and challenges of connected construction jobsites.

How to increase productivity without increasing headcount

Construction Dive

Manage more work and protect your bottom line — all with the same staff you have today

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How to do Consultancy in Construction? Features and Benefits

The Constructor

Consultancy in construction is performed by a group of professionals designated as consultants. Consultants are appointed by the client in order to. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction consultancy

OSHA is asking for input on the Control of Hazardous Energy

FDR Safety

On May 20, 2019, OSHA published an RFI asking for input on the Control of Hazardous Energy (LOTO) as shown below. link]. The control of hazardous energy is regulated under OSHA’s control of hazardous energy (Lockout/Tagout) standard.

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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.

Putting Paper in Its Place

Surveyor

Paper and construction do not mix. Because construction deals with projects that are larger than life with a thousand moving parts and paper simply can’t keep up.

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Honda Aircraft Investing $15.5M In North Carolina Expansion

Business Facilities

The company will break ground on a new 82,000-square-foot production facility in Greensboro, NC this summer. Read: Honda Aircraft Investing $15.5M In North Carolina Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Carpooling: A Terrible Idea For Teens

FDR Safety

Carpooling- a concept that makes all the sense in the world for a number of reasons. It saves you money; 4 people splitting a tank gas a lot cheaper than 1 person. It helps the environment; 1 car’s emissions harming the atmosphere is a lot better than 4 cars worth. It reduces traffic; less cars on the road typically means less stress. In most circumstances is hard to deny the positives of carpooling. For some of us, carpooling should be our greatest fear.

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Strut Test to Determine Euler’s Buckling Load of Strut

The Constructor

Strut test is used to determine the Euler’s buckling load of the strut. Struts are long, slender columns that fail by buckling some time before. How To Guide Material Testing Guide GE Lab Tests

Where safety innovation fits in the heads-down construction environment

Construction Dive

Underscoring pilots' low risk and prioritizing people are two strategies to introduce new technology within tough project cost and schedule constraints

Litehouse Creating 160 New Jobs At Virginia Production Facility

Business Facilities

Litehouse will invest $46 million in the City of Danville, VA at the packaged food company's first East Coast production facility. Read: Litehouse Creating 160 New Jobs At Virginia Production Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Real estate learns to share

BD+C

Amazon. AirBnB. WeWork. Common. These are some of the prominent brands and business platforms that have come to define the “shared” or “gig” economy in the U.S. and beyond. They are reflections of and responses to societal and behavioral changes in the ways that people want to live, work, and play.

Braced Frame Versus Moment Resisting frame

The Constructor

Both Braced frame and moment resisting frame are used in the construction of structures which are subjected to lateral loads such as wind and seismic. Steel Design Structural Engineering Steel Structures Structural Structural Design

Trump administration rescinds nearly $1B for California bullet train

Construction Dive

The Federal Railroad Administration said the project's managing body has not made appropriate progress to fulfill the terms of a $928 million grant

Two Local Companies Expanding In St. Joseph, MO

Business Facilities

LifeLine Foods and Boehringer Ingelheim will each make significant investments at their St. Joseph, MO facilities, totaling more than $34 million. Read: Two Local Companies Expanding In St. Joseph, MO at BusinessFacilities.com.

Two versions of a hard hat for the future are ready for production

BD+C

The construction engineering firm Clayco is vetting manufacturers to produce what it’s calling the “hard hat of the future,” which Clayco has developed with a team of 14 students and two faculty members at the Savannah (Ga.) College of Arts and Design (SCAD

Common Defects in Brickwork in Masonry Construction

The Constructor

Various types of defects occur in brickwork due to the adoption of low-quality materials or due to poor workmanship. These defects should be repaired. Brick Masonry Building Technology Guide Others

FERC approves fourth train at $14B Freeport LNG terminal

Construction Dive

KBR won a fixed-price engineering, procurement and construction contract for the Texas expansion this month and will oversee the up to five-year build-out

Advanced Design Solutions Creating 180 Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The Canadian auto supplier will invest $10 million in Lawrenceburg, TN: the location was selected for its proximity to OEMs. Read: Advanced Design Solutions Creating 180 Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

United Rentals Offering Trench Safety Training

Contractor Magazine

United Rentals trained more than 90,000 workers in trench safety operations since initial trench safety stand down in 2016

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Raft Foundation- Design Requirements and Applicability

The Constructor

A raft or mat foundation is a sizable concrete slab or slab and beam system which support all the loads of superstructure through walls or columns in. Foundation Design Structural Engineering Foundation Structural Structural Design

Iowa office first to be built with dowel-laminated timber

Construction Dive

The all-wood mass timber product employed on the Des Moines project is the first in North America to not require nails or other fasteners

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Essity Investing $415M In Germany Expansion

Business Facilities

The hygiene and health company's new facility at its Mannheim, Germany tissue plant site will use a new proprietary technology to produce pulp from alternative fiber. Read: Essity Investing $415M In Germany Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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UMC Receives AGC Washington Grand Award for Safety Excellence

Contractor Magazine

The award comes on the heels of UMC winning the National 1st Place MCAA/CNA Safety Excellence Award in their category for the second year in a row

Slight rebound for architecture billings in April

BD+C

Following a sizable decrease in demand for design services in March, the April Architecture Billings Index (ABI) climbed back into positive territory according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA

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How to demolish the construction worker suicide epidemic

Construction Dive

With swelling numbers impossible to ignore, there’s no better time than now to learn how to make your employees’ mental health a priority

New Mexico: Development As A Recreational Activity

Business Facilities

New Mexico is moving to create a new Division of Outdoor Recreation, a unit the governor says will boost economic development. Read: New Mexico: Development As A Recreational Activity at BusinessFacilities.com.

Canada’s Construction Industry to Reach US$304.6B in 2023

Contractor Magazine

Growth will be driven by investments in infrastructure, says GlobalData

Austin creates innovative plan to boost affordable housing

BD+C

City leaders in Austin, Texas are backing an innovative policy to increase the amount of affordable housing. The plan relaxes zoning restrictions and provides incentives for higher density construction in affordable and mixed-income developments.

American Airlines, DFW announce up to $3.5B capital program

Construction Dive

Design work on a sixth terminal at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport should start immediately

Sierra Vista, AZ: Where History, Education And Nature Converge

Business Facilities

A tech-ready workforce and leading-edge education are shaping Sierra Vista, AZ. Read: Sierra Vista, AZ: Where History, Education And Nature Converge at BusinessFacilities.com.

The New Housing Market – Hard to Believe?

Contractor Magazine

Is it possible to conclude that over the past 20 years we have accumulated a shortage that could theoretically be as high a four million new homes

The Top 3 Safety Factors Affecting Construction Teams Today

Construction Business Owner

With the ever-increasing focus on safety in the construction industry, it is important to consider safety from a broad perspective.

Autodesk machine learning tool ranks jobsite risks

Construction Dive

Construction IQ algorithms pore through thousands of safety and quality issues to steer project leads and executives toward those that are most urgent