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How Covid-19 Will Impact the Global Construction Industry?

Constructonomics

There is hardly any industry around the globe that is not affected by the Coronavirus. In 2020, almost all commercial activities came to a halt for a while and badly affected the economy. The construction industry is no exception. Increased health risks that came along with COVID-19 worsened the productivity and efficiency in the construction sector. Falling revenue and disrupted supply chains increased challenges related to delivery and caused the industry’s contraction in most markets.

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How To Use Construction Checklist To Increase Efficiency

CivilSeek

There are professions or just ordinary, mundane tasks that require some form of optimization. Nevertheless, it is necessary, especially when the job is a. Read more ?. The post How To Use Construction Checklist To Increase Efficiency appeared first on CivilSeek. Construction

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What is VDF (Vacuum Dewatered) Flooring?

Learn Civil Engineering

What is mean by VDF ? why it is used in the construction Industry? what are the pros & cons of VDF?

State of the Construction Industry: June 2021 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A breakdown of some of the construction industry's biggest headlines and stories in June 2021. Construction Technology/News

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.

Construction Business Mid-Year Reminder For Setting And Reviewing Goals

Contractor Bookkeeping

How are you and your construction business? Have you considered what you'd like to achieve in the coming twelve to eighteen months? Or maybe your set of priorities for the next half of 2021?

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What is Plinth Area? – Calculation, Plinth Area Estimate

Civil Lead

Plinth Area A covered built-up area measured at the floor level of any building’s storey or (at the floor level. Read more. Estimating & Costing Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Estimation

Collaborate 2021: 9 Great Reasons to Attend the Viewpoint User Conference

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Registration is open for the best construction technology conferences of the year! Viewpoint News

Alabama: Revving Up On The Road To Recovery

Business Facilities

Maintaining its focus on the future, Alabama is regaining economic momentum for substantial growth. Read: Alabama: Revving Up On The Road To Recovery at BusinessFacilities.com.

Research: Constructing Housing Foundations on Peat Soil

The Constructor

A Scottish research group seeks to develop ways of laying housing foundations on peatlands in an eco-friendly way. The initiative may pave the path. Research and Analysis News

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.

Worth Its Weight in Barley and Hops

Contractor Magazine

Nebraska brewery relies on process heating and piping distribution. Piping

Types of Levelling in Surveying

CivilSeek

Civil Engineering: Standards of Leveling Utilized in Surveying There are different types of levels used in surveying for the level difference of points measurement. Read more ?. The post Types of Levelling in Surveying appeared first on CivilSeek. Surveying

3 Reasons to Use Current Construction Cost Data

Construction Business Owner

3 Reasons to Use Current Construction Cost Data. Why comprehensive, current construction cost data should serve as a check to your historical records. Greg Ragsdale. Thu, 07/01/2021 - 16:11.

Construction Sector to Face Further Material Cost Hikes

The Constructor

Based on Turner & Townsend’s latest UK Market Intelligence Report, the construction industry needs to be prepared for continued price pressures. Analysis News

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

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

Roseburg Forest Products To Create 137 Jobs In North Carolina

Business Facilities

Roseburg Forest Products will invest $200 million to develop a sustainable high-tech sawmill operation in Halifax County, NC. Read: Roseburg Forest Products To Create 137 Jobs In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

The world’s first 3D printed school completes in Malawi, Africa

BD+C

The world’s first 3D printed school has completed construction in Malawi, Africa. The project used a BOD2 printer from COBOD. The 600-sf school’s walls were 3D printed in just 18 hours.

Staying in Front of Fringe Benefits

Construction Business Owner

Staying in Front of Fringe Benefits. Alex Headley. Thu, 07/01/2021 - 07:30. The government contracting industry is in a league of its own when it comes to employee benefits.

How to Protect Freshly Placed Concrete During Curing?

The Constructor

The protection of freshly placed concrete, especially in the first 12-24 hours after its placement, is critical. This is because of the initial. Concrete Technology

EP01: Compliance Is Not the Same as Safety

Safety Services Company

_. Tales from an Electric Safety Director. When you work as a safety professional, one of the more frustrating attitudes you run into is that people confuse compliance with safety. Compliance is not synonymous with safety.

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Construction employment in May trails pre-covid levels in 91 metro areas

BD+C

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Nestlé Purina PetCare To Invest $182M In Virginia Expansion

Business Facilities

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, King William County’s largest employer, will increase capacity at its existing production facility. Read: Nestlé Purina PetCare To Invest $182M In Virginia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Get a Professional Engineer (PE) License in Mississippi?

The Constructor

In Mississippi, the license for engineers is provided by the Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors. This article. Careers and Licensing

EP02: Navigating the Minefields of the Safety Industry

Safety Services Company

_. Seeing a Work Site Through an Injury. When you sign up for a career in the safety industry, you inadvertently agree to a couple of things. You may always be seen as “the safety person” there to ruin productivity.

A post-pandemic ‘new normal’ for apartment buildings

BD+C

Nearly 40 million Americans live in apartments. And because of the COVID-19 pandemic, developers and residents have been forced to rethink apartment living in terms of health, space, and utility

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Westwater Resources Plans First U.S. Graphite Processing Plant

Business Facilities

Alabama Graphite Products LLC will invest an initial $80 million to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County, AL. Read: Westwater Resources Plans First U.S. Graphite Processing Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

NY’s One Vanderbilt Adds Glass Elevators and Observation Deck

The Constructor

The 1,401-foot-tall One Vanderbilt in New York is set to have glass elevators and an observation deck that would offer the highest vantage point in.

Stories for and by Safety Professionals

Safety Services Company

Do you listen to podcasts? If your answer is yes, you’re in good company. 41% of Americans listen to podcasts monthly, with an audience growth of more than 60% in 3 years. That means more people are listening to podcasts than have Netflix accounts.

Texas A&M University’s new Engineering Medicine program receives a new, unique space

BD+C

Texas A&M University and EYP have recently completed a renovation and modernization project of the university’s Engineering & Health Building for the Engineering Medicine (EnMed) program.

Lessons for Home Building Industry Rookies

Pro Builder

Lessons for Home Building Industry Rookies. cbroderick. Fri, 07/02/2021 - 09:40. If you could go back in time, what advice would you give to your rookie self just entering the home building industry?

What Is Transit Theodolite | 24 Different Types of Theodolite Parts

CivilJungle

Introduction of Transit Thelotie. Distance between two points (in a small area) is measured in chain survey. Horizontal angles between stations and objects are obtained in a compass survey with an accuracy of half a degree.

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Lumber, Steel, SIPs, Oh My

Constructech

Last week, I kicked off a new blog series, focusing specifically on the state of the residential construction market, poising the question: Are we pricing our way out of building new houses if the cost of materials goes up too high?

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Nonres construction spending down again in May

BD+C

In its first-quarter index of Construction Confidence, the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) found that 55% of contractors expected their sales to increase over the following six months, and only 19% thought their sales would decline in that period

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