Sat.Sep 26, 2020 - Fri.Oct 02, 2020

How To Properly Install Interlocking Concrete Blocks

Construction Marketing

Interlocking concrete blocks are a unique form of pre-cast concrete blocks that are designed to hold together by using pre-measured holes and depressions. They’re built with unique profiles and features, allowing them to fit perfectly into each other without the use of any mortar.

Five Practical Ways To Get More Leads For Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

It's unexpected these days that people happen to find your business and become a client or customer with no work on your part. Your construction company has to grab people's attention, turn curious visitors into leads, and then convert those leads into sales.

Why the Time is Ripe for Widespread BIM Adoption

Construction Business Owner

Why the Time is Ripe for Widespread BIM Adoption. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 10/01/2020 - 23:10. A study from Dodge Data & Analytics reports significant benefits for contractors of all sizes that are adopting BIM (building information modeling) on their projects

FDRsafety’s Client, National Steel City, LLC Reduced or Eliminated Welding Fume Exposure and Improved Employee Comfort

FDR Safety

The Challenges Employees Face. You are welding on the construction site and the work is rarely (actually, almost never) on a bench with ventilation. The welds must be made at working surface level, in tight spaces and in body positions that are hot and cause you to sweat.

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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.

Maryland becomes First State to Ban Polystyrene this Thursday

Green Building Law Update

During the 2019 legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly enacted what will be the first statewide ban of expanded polystyrene foam.

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World’s First Cordless, Heated Lunch Box Promises Construction Workers Warm Meals

Construction Junkie

via LunchEAZE. The cold weather season is approaching faster than we’d like it to and it’s the perfect time to start thinking about meals that will warm your bones on those frigid work days.

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Modular Construction: The Future of the Construction Industry

The Constructor

Popularly known as prefabrication (or prefab), modular construction is a mechanism in which the building is constructed in a factory environment. Exclusive Pre-Engineered Building

Good communication on the job site: Connect your teams and see everything

Lets Build

The construction site is where the money is being made or lost. In that sense, visibility is everything. No matter what, you should always be able to have a clear and complete view of your on-site progress against your plan.

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Air Products Provides World’s Leading LNG Technology From Palmetto, FL

Business Facilities

Air Products recently completed an expansion of its manufacturing facility at Port Manatee on Florida’s West Coast to meet the needs of the ever-growing liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. Read: Air Products Provides World’s Leading LNG Technology From Palmetto, FL at BusinessFacilities.com.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

GoFormz Reduces Communication Silos Through Mobile Forms

Construction Junkie

courtesy of GoFormz. This article is part of Construction Junkie’s coverage of Groundbreak 2020, Procore’s annual technology conference. GoFormz will be in attendance in the virtual exhibitor hall. More details can be found below.

How to Prevent Honeycomb in Concrete Structures?

The Constructor

The prevention of honeycomb in concrete structures can save time and money, and help construct structurally sound concrete members.

How to Bid Smarter, Not Harder

Construction Business Owner

How to Bid Smarter, Not Harder. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 09/29/2020 - 13:26. Want to bid better on the projects you really want? Focus on finding your construction firm's niche market and building a strong strategy

LiveXchange 2020 Keynote Presentation: Reshoring In 2021

Business Facilities

Learn how your business can increase the odds of success by carefully evaluating the economics of a reshoring decision in this LiveXchange Keynote Presentation by Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute.

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What is Concrete Cover? – Clear Cover, Nominal Cover, Effective Cover

Civil Lead

What is Concrete Cover? While studying RCC detailed drawings or preparing bar bending schedules, you encounter the following terms: Concrete. Read more What is Concrete Cover? – Clear Cover, Nominal Cover, Effective Cover. RCC Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Structural Design Structure

How to Construct a Concrete Building? Step by Step Process

The Constructor

The construction of concrete buildings is different from one structure to another based on the size, complexity, function, and materials of the. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments Construction Project

A Guide to Managing the Risks of Working at Height

Construction Business Owner

A Guide to Managing the Risks of Working at Height. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:05. In 2019, 298 construction workers died because of a fall. Don't let your jobsite employees be a part of the 2020 data. Here's a fall protection guide for your team

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Arizona: Silicon Makes Gold In The Copper State

Business Facilities

Businesses choosing to locate their next facility in Arizona will discover there’s gold in the Copper State. Read: Arizona: Silicon Makes Gold In The Copper State at BusinessFacilities.com.

Digital Selling: Here to Stay?

Constructech

Like it or not, 2020 has forced us all to take a step back from business as usual. As the second quarter began like a slow-moving wrecking ball, we all shifted to new ways of working.

What are the Causes of Cracks in Reinforced Concrete Slab?

The Constructor

Several factors like poor concrete quality, improper structural design, inappropriate steel bar spacing, large slab span, improper aggregates, etc. Building Technology Guide Concrete Cracks Concrete Technology

Improving Construction Procurement Methods

Job Order Contracting

Improving construction procurement requires the ability to consistently generate value for stakeholders involved in facilities repair, renovation, maintenance, and new builds.

O.W. Lee Relocating HQ, Manufacturing Operations To Texas

Business Facilities

Outdoor furniture and fire pit maker O.W. Lee is expected to create approximately 200 jobs and $24 million in capital investment in Kendall County, TX. Read: O.W. Lee Relocating HQ, Manufacturing Operations To Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Cities to boost spending on green initiatives after the pandemic

BD+C

cities are planning investments to make their communities greener and spur an economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

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How to Determine the Severity of Concrete Cracks?

The Constructor

Various indicators help determine the severity of concrete cracks. The concrete cracks are assumed to be serious if they are active and widening. Building Technology Guide Concrete Cracks Concrete Technology How To Guide

Western Star 49X Heavy Truck

Construction Equipment

Western Star next-generation 49X heavy-duty truck has a new cab, a lightweight chassis, and electronic safety equipment. The 49X was engineered specifically for vocational duties and is an addition to the builder’s lineup, not a replacement for any current model, said David Carson, SVP, vocational

Eight Companies Investing $71M In Huntsville Metro

Business Facilities

The eight new economic development projects in 2020 will bring 510 new jobs to the Huntsville, AL area. Read: Eight Companies Investing $71M In Huntsville Metro at BusinessFacilities.com.

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How Excessive Design Standards Hurt Home Affordability

Pro Builder

How Excessive Design Standards Hurt Home Affordability. mbeirne. Thu, 10/01/2020 - 06:00. Stringent residential design standards imposed by local governments are affecting housing costs; the impact of new residential construction on the broader economy (chart). NAHB Housing Policy Briefing.

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How to Monitor Stone and Brick Masonry Work?

The Constructor

Masonry work indicates the construction of structures using building blocks like stones, bricks, concrete, etc. The process involves significant. Brick Masonry Building Technology Guide

Doosan Bobcat Wins Innovation Award

Construction Equipment

Doosan Bobcat North America has been named a winner of the Innovation Leader 2020 Impact Award in the Best New Initiative category for Features On Demand, a digital solution that enables customers to customize features on Bobcat R Series compact track loaders and skid steer loaders. Innovation

Moldex-Metric Investing $25M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

California-based N95 mask maker Moldex-Metric will create 220 jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Wilson County, TN. Read: Moldex-Metric Investing $25M In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

The Uberization of New-Home Sales

Pro Builder

The Uberization of New-Home Sales. cbroderick. Fri, 10/02/2020 - 12:11. On-demand appointments can boost sales conversions and align your team with today’s homebuying realities. Kevin Oakley, Contributing Editor.

Leaning Tower of Pisa: An Architectural Marvel or Engineering Failure?

The Constructor

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a white marble bell tower standing beside the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, recognizable worldwide as an. Case study Exclusive Geotechnical Engineering

John Deere E-II Series ADTs

Construction Equipment

The E-II Series of Deere articulated dump trucks have a redesigned dump body, updated operator station, and new drive and transmission retarder modes. The John Deere ADT dump body is wider, and it has a lowered and leveled rail height to improve material retention. A brand-new side sheet design