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Top 5 Causes of Foundation Failures and How to Repair It


The structural stability of the house is dependent upon the foundation. When you disregard a minor foundation issue, it might lead to a bigger. Read more ?. The post Top 5 Causes of Foundation Failures and How to Repair It appeared first on CivilSeek. Construction

GRESB Results: A Guide to Interpreting and Improving Your Score


The end of summer is drawing near and that can mean only one thing. GRESB results are ready! For many, flashbacks ensue, and they are transported to July 1, exhausted and obsessively reviewing GRESB submissions one last time. Finally, you get the courage and hit submit.


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How to Prepare for Unexpected Risk Exposure

Construction Business Owner

How to Prepare for Unexpected Risk Exposure. Alex Headley. Mon, 09/20/2021 - 07:30.

Collaborate 2021: Vista ERP Users Reveal Their Favorite Tricks

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Let’s take a look back at two popular sessions from this year’s Collaborate 2021, in which Viewpoint Vista ERP users explore their best tips. 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.

Alligator Cracking in Asphalt Pavement: Causes and Control

The Constructor

Alligator cracking is an interlaced cracking pattern observed on the asphalt pavement surface due to repeated traffic loading. Alligator cracks cause. Pavement Design Transportation

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More than a headquarters: Deepening roots for Glik’s and Korte’s next generation

The Korte Company

Ralph Korte and Joe Glik, stewards of their own construction and retail legacies respectively, first crossed paths in the early 1970s. Strip malls were still a new venture and a young Todd Korte only came up as high as a groundbreaking shovel on that first project together in Highland, Illinois.

The Trimble Viewpoint Q2 2021 Metrics Index Report

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The Quarterly Construction Metrics Index: Q2 2021 analyzes project stats, contract values, hiring metrics and cash flow trends pulled from real-time T. Construction Technology/News

How does Improper Drainage Affect Asphalt Pavement?

The Constructor

A proper drainage system and its regular maintenance determine the longevity and stability of the asphalt pavement. On the other hand, improper. Pavement Design Transportation

Anti Termite Treatment for Construction | Anit Termite Treatment Chemical


What Is Anti Termite Treatment? Anti termite treatment is a chemical procedure carried out for soil, masonry, wood, and electrical fixtures to provide the building with a chemical barrier against … Anti Termite Treatment for Construction | Anit Termite Treatment Chemical Read More ».

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.

Proven Proactive Contractors Formula To Get Things Done And Get Paid

Contractor Bookkeeping

As much as we plan, it would be best if you were flexible, adaptable, and reliant. Things happen that are beyond your immediate control. Those of you who want a predictable environment are employees working for a large employer where schedules are fixed and doing the same things every day.

PC crew participates in Women Build 2021

PC Construction

In honor of Women Build 2021, I spent the day alongside some of the amazing women at PC Construction helping build a home for Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity. PC’s team of eight partnered with. The post PC crew participates in Women Build 2021 first appeared on PC Construction Company Blog.

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Anti-Stripping Agent for Bituminous Mix

The Constructor

Anti-stripping agents are used for bituminous mixes and materials to ensure adhesion between bitumen and aggregates (hydrophilic), even when. Building Materials Mix Design Guide Roads/Highways Transportation

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10 Most Popular Types of Fencing | Types of Fence | Different Styles of Fencing | Fences for Yard


Installing the fencing around your home boundary will not only play a role in the exterior design of your home but also give one of the most important benefits for … 10 Most Popular Types of Fencing | Types of Fence | Different Styles of Fencing | Fences for Yard Read More ».

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

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

5 Types of Levelling Instruments used in Surveying

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Leveling? The process of calculating the height of one level in relation to another is known as levelling. It is used in surveying to determine a point’s elevation relative to a datum or to determine a point’s height relative to a datum.


The FM Mismanagement Problem Defined

Job Order Contracting

The FM mismanagement problem defined simply is the lack of leadership among real property owners and the associated lack of robust, programmatic processes across the AECOO sector (AECOO-Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Owner, Operator).

25+ Types of Columns Used In Construction

Civil Lead

What is a Column? A column is a vertical structural element mainly carrying the compressive load and which length is. Read more. RCC Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Concrete Construction Structural Design Structure

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Façade Lighting Solutions For Building Structures

The Constructor

Facade lightings are illuminations provided to structures to highlight their architectural features and create a picturesque effect. The lights. Architecture

What is Lightweight Concrete? -Its 4 Types, Uses, Advantages and Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

Definition of Lightweight Concrete Generally, the density of conventional concrete is about 2200 to 2600 kg/m3. This heavy self-weight makes it uneconomical. The concrete, which is having a density ranging from 300 to 1850 kg/m3 can be called lightweight concrete.

Construction winding down on Brunswick’s new health care center

PC Construction

Work is wrapping up on Martin’s Point Health Care’s new 54,000-square-foot health care center in Brunswick, Maine. The new facility will bring together 30 physicians and providers from two smaller practices to provide primary and.

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Commercial Contractors Struggle to Find Workers, Materials

Contractor Magazine

92% report difficulty finding workers; of those, 42% have turned down work because of it. Construction Data

Natural Stone Flooring: Properties, Benefits & Drawbacks

The Constructor

Natural stones are the most elegant and luxurious flooring material for building construction. They are quarried from the earth’s surface and. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

What is Slope Failure – Its 4 Types | Causes | Effects & Prevention of Slope Failure

Learn Civil Engineering

What is a Slope? The incline angle of the surface is called slope. The slope is the evaluation of the inclination of a line or a segment of a line that is attached with the two points. The slope of a line is assigned to the ratio of the quantity that y extends as x […].

Starter Homes Are More Affordable Than Renting (in Some Places)

Pro Builder

Starter Homes Are More Affordable Than Renting (in Some Places). mbeirne. Thu, 09/23/2021 - 11:18.

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Southwest Louisiana: Where The Action Is

Business Facilities

The diverse, inclusive gumbo in Southwest Louisiana includes a highly skilled workforce that is the hot sauce for success in key growth sectors.

Russian Quintessential: Cantilever Pipe-Shaped Holiday Home

The Constructor

Moscow’s chief architect, Sergey Kuznetsov, designed a cantilever pipe-shaped holiday home named “Russian Quintessential” on the edge of a slope in. Architecture News

Heat Resistant Concrete – Its Types, Uses, Properties, Advantages & Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Heat Resistant Concrete? As its name indicates, heat resistant concrete is the material that can resist high temperatures. The fundamental material used for making heat resistant concrete is high alumina concrete or calcium aluminate concrete.

Next Year’s Housing Market Will Be Boring

Pro Builder

Next Year’s Housing Market Will Be Boring. mbeirne. Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:42. 2022 could be somewhat normal with steadier production and supply and still solid demand.


The New Frameworks Philosophy

Natural Building

New Frameworks , a construction company in Vermont, specializes in natural and local materials. A vital part of its mission is to “draw down” carbon in its projects to reverse emissions.

Amazon Opens First Fulfillment Center In North Dakota

Business Facilities

Amazon's new 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center will create more than 1,000 jobs in Fargo, North Dakota. The post Amazon Opens First Fulfillment Center In North Dakota appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Revit Updates and 33 Percent

Revit OpEd

There must be something magical about 33% and Revit updates lately? I installed the Hotfix the other day and it "hung" at 33% long enough that I thought the install failed. I just started to look at a forum thread on the subject and it magically finished.

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Seven Tactics for Managing Supply Chain Challenges

Pro Builder

Seven Tactics for Managing Supply Chain Challenges. mbeirne. Wed, 09/22/2021 - 11:54. Deryl Patterson of Housing Design Matters shares seven tactics to minimize the stress of dealing with supply chain issues.