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How Technology is Putting the Right Project Management Tools in Contractors’ Hands

Viewpoint Construction Technology

With our ViewpointOne suite of connected software solutions, construction project managers have all the tools they need to get the job done. Viewpoint Technology

Difference Between One Way Slab and Two Way Slab

Learn Civil Engineering

The slab is a kind of structural element used to construct flat horizontal surfaces like floors, roofs, decks, ceilings, and other types of structures. It is made up of concrete.

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Construction progress tracking: See more, finish faster

Lets Build

From this corner, we have many times highlighted how messy a construction project can be without the right tools and processes in place. It is no secret that tracking progress against tasks in real time is one of the biggest challenges for most project managers out there.

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Supreme Court to decide Climate Change Case

Green Building Law Update

While this week the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett begins in earnest before the Senate Judiciary Committee, last week the U.S. Supreme court granted BP’s petition for a writ of certiorari in BP P.L.C. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore , a much watched climate change case.

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

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

Viewpoint Voices: A Q&A with Product Marketing Manager Daniel Griffith

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn more about the Viewpoint team by reading our second installment of our Viewpoint Voices blog series. Viewpoint News

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Concrete Slump Variations at Site: How to Deal with it?

The Constructor

Adjusting the slump of concrete is a part of the concreting process, which the contractors should manage properly and cautiously. The concrete slump. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Building Tips Concrete Properties Concrete Technology How To Guide Tests on Concrete Work Procedures

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Staying Safe And Strong In Ohio

Business Facilities

When the Coronavirus arrived in Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine was ready. Putting public health first, Ohio quickly established best practices for staying safe and strong, a blueprint for its recovery. Read: Staying Safe And Strong In Ohio at BusinessFacilities.com.

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How to Transform Your Construction AP Process

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn how you can make your AP process faster and easier by removing paper processes while turning your AP department into a profit center. Viewpoint Technology

Flynn and AARA Construction Sign Letter of Intent

Flynn

Flynn Group of Companies and AARA Construction Sign Letter of Intent. North America’s Leading Total Building Envelope Contractor Expands in Southwest US. We are excited to announce that Flynn Group of Companies and AARA Construction Inc.

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.

Everything You Should Know About Cantilever Beams

The Constructor

A cantilever beam is a rigid structural element supported at one end and free at the other, as shown in Figure-1. The cantilever beam can be either. Structural Engineering Structures

COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update

Business Facilities

Economic development organizations and local businesses keep finding inspiring and innovative ways to join forces to meet the most urgent needs of this unprecedented crisis. Read: COVID-19 Response And Recovery Update at BusinessFacilities.com.

Proactive Contractors Use Lien Services To Protect Cash Flow

Contractor Bookkeeping

Proactive versus reactive are the two methods of getting something done. I find everyone works in a combination of both, I included. Proactive is scheduling and doing everything ahead of time. Nothing is ever waiting until the last minute.

10 Best Cement Companies In India 2020

Civil Lead

Best Cement Companies In India Which cement should I use to construct my house? Or which is the best cement. Read more 10 Best Cement Companies In India 2020. Building Material Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction

All You Need to Know About Tuckpointing

The Constructor

Tuckpointing is a mortar joint repair process in masonry construction, which involves the removal of deteriorated mortar joints from the masonry. How To Guide

GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Named Flagship Facility For EV Production

Business Facilities

General Motors will invest $2.2 billion to transform its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center into an all-electric vehicle assembly plant, dubbed Factory ZERO. Read: GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Named Flagship Facility For EV Production at BusinessFacilities.com.

PC Team Runs Vermont’s Virtual Corporate Cup Challenge

PC Construction

Over the past few weeks, a team of Vermont PC employees participated in the annual Corporate Cup Challenge, an event sponsored by the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports. The event brings Vermont.

The 4 Dimensions of Industrialized Construction

Construction Business Owner

The 4 Dimensions of Industrialized Construction. Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 10/16/2020 - 10:16. Industrialized or manufactured construction is a familiar concept. The industry has been building with components and even whole wall panels for years.

What are As-Built Drawings and Why are they Important?

The Constructor

An as-built drawing is defined as a drawing created and submitted by a contractor after completing the project. Due to some specific inevitable. Construction Engineering & Management

UPS To Invest More Than $316M In North Carolina 

Business Facilities

The global logistics company will create 592 jobs at two sites in Guilford and Alamance counties by 2024. Read: UPS To Invest More Than $316M In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

The Weekly Show: AI for building facade inspections; designing a world-class architecture firm

BD+C

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from HOK, Thornton Tomasetti, and ZGF Architects on three topics: . Diversity and inclusion in the design profession. Artificial intelligence for building facade inspections . • How to design a world-class architecture firm. .

Unit Price Book Selection

Job Order Contracting

A locally researched , detailed line item Unit Price Book is an important consideration for any JOC Program, and any repair, renovation, repair, maintenance, or new construction project.

How to Calculate Load-carrying Capacity of an existing Beam for Repair?

The Constructor

The calculation of the load-carrying capacity of under-designed or deteriorated beams is the first step before conducting any repair or. Structural Engineering Structural Evaluation

Rolls-Royce Investing $13.9M In Minnesota Expansion

Business Facilities

The multi-phase expansion will add production lines, testing capabilities, and manufacturing jobs at the company's Mankato, MN Power Systems business unit. . Read: Rolls-Royce Investing $13.9M In Minnesota Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Excavation Damage to Utilities Costs the U.S. $30 Billion

Construction Equipment

Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has announced the findings from its 2019 Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) Report, including a $30 billion cost to the U.S. in direct and indirect losses. The Report analyzed all 2019 data submitted voluntarily by facility operators, utility locating companies

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Dynamic Construction Cost Control

Job Order Contracting

Cost and quality management systems in facilities management with respect to the numerous repair, renovation, maintenance, and new construction projects faced by real property owners must be dynamic, proactive and able to support on-demand decision-making processes.

Understanding the Transfer of Loads from Slab to Beams

The Constructor

The transfer of loads from a slab to beams is controlled by the slab’s geometrical dimension and the direction of reinforcements. The load of. Beam Design Loads Structural Analysis Structural Design Structural Engineering

Babynov USA Investing $45M, Creating 150 Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

Babynov USA, a subsidiary of French organic baby food manufacturer Global Baby, will establish its first US. production facility in Red Boiling Springs, TN. Read: Babynov USA Investing $45M, Creating 150 Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Density of Cement, Sand and Aggregate, Bulk Density of Aggregate

Civil Lead

The density of Cement, Sand and Aggregate Density, also known as the unit weight, is the mass per unit volume. Read more Density of Cement, Sand and Aggregate, Bulk Density of Aggregate. Building Material Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Estimation

LEAN Construction Cost Control

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Construction Cost Control. Traditional cost estimating methods do not offer any reliable guidance for assessing impacts upon over project costs.

Dampness in Buildings: How to Remedy the Issue?

The Constructor

The occurrence of excessive dampness in buildings, especially those of concrete and masonry, is widespread and reflects upon the quality of building. Building Technology Guide Exclusive

La Regina Atlantica To Open First U.S. Food Processing Facility In Georgia

Business Facilities

The homemade pasta sauce maker will invest $20 million in a new food processing facility, bringing 250 jobs to Alma, GA. Read: La Regina Atlantica To Open First U.S. Food Processing Facility In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Bridgit Bench Helps You Optimize Construction Workforce Management in the Cloud

Construction Junkie

There has been a lot of talk about the labor shortage facing the construction industry in the past few years, which makes it even more important for your company to properly manage the team members it currently has.