Sat.Mar 10, 2018 - Fri.Mar 16, 2018

Create Your Best Construction “About” Page

Construction Marketing Blog

Customers who view your “About” page spend 22.5% more than those who don’t. If they’re looking over your “About” page, it’s already a good sign, but you don’t want to lose them there.

What does the new tax reform act mean for construction companies?

Construction Dive

Michael DeSiato, an accountant and a financial planner, provides insights on the act's provisions that will impact construction and related businesses

Strategies to Protect Buildings Close to Deep Excavation

The Constructor

Building structures close to the excavation for deep foundations may suffer settlement and subsequent cracking and even failure. Therefore, it is. Building Technology Guide Building Tips Buildings

Construction employers add 61,000 jobs in February and 254,000 over the year

BD+C

Construction employment increased by 61,000 jobs in February to the highest level since June 2008 as rising pay rates enabled the industry to attract more workers, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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Assumptions in Strength Calculation of Building Materials with Explanations

The Constructor

Strength, resistance against failure is the important property of any civil engineering material. Every material is to be tested for its strength. Structural Analysis Structural Engineering Structural

Bridge Collapse at Florida University Kills Four

ENR Construction

The 950-ton pedestrian bridge structure, just placed five days earlier, was still under construction when it collapsed onto traveling motorists

Confusion, Mis-Fueling Rising Around Blended Ethanol Fuels and Outdoor Power Equipment

Green Industry Professionals

Eleven percent of outdoor power equipment owners mis-fuel and use gas with higher than E10 in products not designed for it

Report: Global construction waste will almost double by 2025

Construction Dive

Lack of global recycling standards is one hurdle the construction waste market faces in its efforts to reduce the amount of material that ends up in landfills

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

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

Sedimentation Tank Design Parameters

The Constructor

Sedimentation is the process of removing suspended coarser particles in water by settling down them to the bottom of tank. For a particle to settle. Environmental Engg Environmental Engineering

Video: 950 Ton ABC Bridge Swings Into Place at FIU

Construction Equipment

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Fuji Vegetable Oil Investing $70M In Louisiana Production Facility

Business Facilities Blog

The new specialty oils processing facility will result in 39 new direct jobs in Jefferson Parish, with the help of the LED FastStart workforce training program. Read: Fuji Vegetable Oil Investing $70M In Louisiana Production Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Build smarter with the construction industry's foundational tools

Construction Dive

From kickoff to wrap-up of a construction project, you have a lot of moving parts to coordinate. The back and forth of handling bids and blueprints and managing documents between teams can lead to confusion and mixups. But technology like Dropbox and Fieldwire can help cut through logistical down

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Components of Sewer Sanitary Project Cost

The Constructor

The components of sewer sanity project cost such as design and construction cost are discussed in the following sections. Components of sewer. Environmental Engg Environmental Engineering

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One Good Turn Deserves Another

Green Industry Professionals

Because being comfortable makes it easier to mow and mow for longer, zero-turn ergonomic innovation abounds in 2018

Bridge Collapse at Florida University Kills Six

ENR Construction

The 950-ton pedestrian bridge structure, just placed five days earlier, was still under construction when it collapsed onto traveling motorists

California bullet train costs skyrocket to $77B, opening delayed

Construction Dive

The California High Speed Rail Authority says the first phase's opening is delayed four years and the total cost of the project could rise to $98.1 billion

Pressuremeter Test on Soil for In-Situ Stress Strain Determination

The Constructor

What is a Pressuremeter? A pressuremeter is a device which is used to determine the stress strain relations of in-situ soil by pumping it into the. Geotechnical Engineering Soil Engineering Soil Exploration Soil Soil Investigation

Smartphones to the forefront

Constructor Magazine

More phone apps to help techs work smarter

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Movers + Shapers: Lean and Mean

BD+C

The Lean construction movement is on the march. Its parent organization, the Lean Construction Institute, celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. LCI now has 218 corporate members, 38 owner members, and 31 active Communities of Practice.

Exxon Mobil planning multibillion-dollar Gulf Coast expansion

Construction Dive

The expansion would make the company's Beaumont, Texas, refinery the biggest of its kind in North America

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Methods of Setting Water Distribution System Layout

The Constructor

The layout of water distribution system tells us the network of pipes provided in the area and helps to determine the repair locations if any damages. Environmental Engg Water Supply Environmental Engineering

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How to Weed Out an Ineffective Herbicide Program

Green Industry Professionals

Follow these six easy tips to establish a successful herbicide program for you and your customers

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Sound advice on workplace design

BD+C

Open office design draws mixed reviews these days, and noise is one of the primary reasons. Spaces intended to facilitate the free flow of people and ideas often allow noisy distractions to travel, too.

Majority of worksites could be violating OSHA's electronic record-keeping rule

Construction Dive

OSHA has until June 15 to inspect its database of locations and issue violations to those that did not file 2016 summaries

Curves in Alignment of Highways – Types of Curves

The Constructor

What is a Curve in Roads? A curve is nothing but an arc which connects two straight lines which are separated by some angle called deflection angle. Highway Engineering Transportation Roads Transportation Engineering

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Differentiating the Dealership from the Competition

Green Industry Professionals

Selling propane equipment can help outdoor power equipment dealers grow their customer base and stand out from the competition

Transforming Operations with Collaborative Cloud Technology

Construction Business Owner

Construction doesn’t happen in the office—it occurs out in the field among the project teams and during collaboration with everyone involved in the project. This collaboration and the timely sharing of information for fast, well-informed decision making is crucial to success.

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Home Depot giving $50M for construction skills training

Construction Dive

Such programs are part of an industry-wide push to encourage millennials and generations after them to explore the trades

Applications of High Performance Lightweight Concrete

The Constructor

High performance lightweight concrete is produced by carefully mixing specified amount of cement, sand, lightweight aggregate, different pozzolans. Concrete Concrete Types in Construction Special Concrete in Construction Concrete Technology Concrete Types special concrete

East Coast Nor’easters Amplify Calls for Resilient Building Code Regulations

ENR Construction

After three nor’easters pummeled the East Coast this year, architects, engineers and environmental groups are calling for regulators to force building owners to protect their properties from extreme wind, flooding and heat related to climate change and sea level rise