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Plum Concrete – Purpose, Ratio, Specification and Uses

Civil Lead

What is plum Concrete? In mass concreting work, hard natural stones of size up to 300 mm or even big. Read more. Concrete Technology Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Concrete Construction Material

When The Construction Project Team Made 122 Design Changes in the Name of Safety

ENR Construction

A drug company’s new building may indicate growing support for design-phase hazard mitigation

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Bridging the gap: 3 steps to improve communication in construction

Lets Build

Timely communication is an essential component of success for every project with a lot of repetition in construction.

Best Value Facilities Repair, Renovation Work Order Delivery

Job Order Contracting

News Flash – Best value facilities repair, renovation work order delivery is now available to any real property owner. An integrated planning, procurement, and project delivery solution that drives consistent on-time, on-budget, quality outcomes at a fair price.

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

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

Welding 101: 6 Different Types

Construction Marketing

Our ancestors have been sticking pieces of metal together for centuries, using older and much more rudimentary forms of welding. However, it wasn’t until the late nineteenth century, and then the early twentieth century when the coated electrode was invented, that welding really found its stride.

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Covid Pandemic Exposes More Children to Toxic Lead

Green Building Law Update

Covid-19 school closures and lockdowns resulted in thousands of children having increased blood lead levels.

Kansas: Setting A Bountiful Table In The Heartland

Business Facilities

As the nation’s top wheat producer, Kansas has long been an agribiz leader. The Sunflower State also is in the top tier for food manufacturing. Read: Kansas: Setting A Bountiful Table In The Heartland at BusinessFacilities.com.

5 Reasons To Hire Commercial Builders

Construction Marketing

Whether you’re a business owner investing in a brand-new office space, or a landlord looking to expand your portfolio with some custom-built retail offerings, you may be wondering what kind of builder is best for the job.

Why Managing Compliance is a Construction HR Priority

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Modern solutions and workflows are helping construction HR managers streamline employee compliance documentation and empower their workforces. Construction Best Practices

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.

The Right Accounting Software Can Increase Your Profits

Contractor Bookkeeping

Most construction business owners who use accounting software quickly master the basics. They automate processes like invoicing and payroll, track expenses, and view real-time financial reports to manage cash flow and make better business decisions.

Nevada, Canada To Open Mining Incubator In Elko, NV

Business Facilities

MineConnect will give rural Northeastern Nevada access to the heart of the Canadian mining industry. Read: Nevada, Canada To Open Mining Incubator In Elko, NV at BusinessFacilities.com.

Waldorf Astoria Miami will become the tallest tower south of Manhattan

BD+C

Rising 1,049 feet and 98 stories into the south Florida sky, the new Waldorf Astoria Miami will become Miami’s first supertall tower and the tallest tower south of Manhattan. Carlos Ott, with the help of Sieger Suarez, is designing the project.

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Smart Cities: One Year Later

Constructech

It has been roughly one year since cities across North America shut down, as businesses closed their doors and families mostly stayed in their own homes. Over time, things have slowly changed. Businesses have reopened and families’ bubbles have become a little bit bigger.

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Doosan Announces Top Dealers From 2020

Construction Equipment

Doosan has announced its top-performing dealers of 2020. The company annually recognizes its heavy equipment dealers that have excelled in providing top-level performance in sales, parts, and service to the customers in their respective markets. The top 10 Doosan dealers of 2020 include the

Coca-Cola Bottling Investing $48M In Alabama Expansion

Business Facilities

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. UNITED will expand its existing Mobile, AL warehousing operations by 120,000 square feet. Read: Coca-Cola Bottling Investing $48M In Alabama Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Types of Pavement Markings And Their Meanings | Uses

Civiconcepts

A Pavement Markings is a component of the intelligence system for road users in inclusion to road signs and signals, pavement markings connected to drivers where to arrange their vehicles, … Types of Pavement Markings And Their Meanings | Uses Read More ».

How to Make Changes & Still Make Money

Construction Business Owner

How to Make Changes & Still Make Money. Alex Headley. Fri, 03/26/2021 - 11:30. It’s nearly impossible to make any money when contracts allow just 10% and your subcontract only allows for 15% total overhead and profit markup on change orders, or time and material costs plus work.

4 Tips for Undercarriage Care

Construction Equipment

Regularly inspecting equipment is always worthwhile to prevent future downtime and lengthen the life of your machine, and a machine’s undercarriage is especially important to keep an eye on. Jared Haughton, Volvo CE's product sales manager for used equipment, offers inspection tips and advice for

Mullen Technologies Picks Memphis For EV Manufacturing

Business Facilities

California-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Mullen Technologies Inc. has selected Memphis, TN for its U.S. manufacturing hub. Read: Mullen Technologies Picks Memphis For EV Manufacturing at BusinessFacilities.com.

Post-Pandemic Reflections: Things I Can’t Afford To Forget

A David Creation

I’ll never forget this past year…. Just 12 months ago I was sitting in an all-day business meeting when my phone and computer started to light up with customers wanting to talk to me about canceling, pausing, or adjusting their marketing services.

Autodesk Fully Releases Takeoff for 2D and 3D Estimating

Construction Junkie

screenshot of Autodesk Takeoff, courtesy of Autodesk. Autodesk announced the impending release of 3 new products , combining the best of all of their existing products and adding new features, at last year’s virtual Autodesk University.

Eqpt. Mfrs. Have Positive 2021 Outlook

Construction Equipment

As the industry emerges from a full year under the Covid-19 cloud, 88 percent of equipment manufacturers report a positive outlook for 2021, according to a new survey released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. More than half of the respondents from equipment manufacturers expect sales

Munters Group AB Investing $36M In Virginia 

Business Facilities

Energy efficient air treatment and climate solutions manufacturer Munters Group AB will build a state-of-the-art facility in Botetourt Center to replace its Buena Vista, VA plant. Read: Munters Group AB Investing $36M In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Fly Ash Bricks – Its Properties, Uses, Size, & Comparison With Red Clay Bricks

Civiconcepts

Fly ash is a waste product of a power generating plant and that is reused in concrete by partial replacement of cement. It is also used for making bricks is … Fly Ash Bricks – Its Properties, Uses, Size, & Comparison With Red Clay Bricks Read More ».

UC Merced’s completed 2020 Project roughly doubles the campus’ physical capacity

BD+C

UC Merced recently completed the third phase of its 2020 Project , which the university asserts is the largest public-private partnership social infrastructure project in U.S. history

Caterpillar 992 Wheel Loader

Construction Equipment

The Cat 992 wheel loader is an 814-horsepower loader with a bucket capacity range of 15 to 32 cubic yards. Designed for pairing with Cat 775, Cat 777, and Cat 785 haul trucks, payload for the Cat 992 loader is 25.5 tons for quarry face applications and 30 tons for loose material handling.

2021: What’s Coming in Construction

Constructech

Predicting the future can be fun, scary, positive, or negative. Still, everybody wants to know, what will the year hold for my industry? And for construction, there are quite a few analysts and consultants willing to stick their necks out and forecast the near future.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Ryan Combs, Research Triangle Regional Partnership

Business Facilities

Ryan Combs, Executive Director at North Carolina's Research Triangle Regional Partnership, discusses foreign direct investment, higher education, and biotech in the region. Read: Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Ryan Combs, Research Triangle Regional Partnership at BusinessFacilities.com.

Design firms KTGY, Simeone Deary Design Group unite to shape future of architectural design through experiential environments

BD+C

Liebherr, Leica Geosystems Add Machine Control to Excavator

Construction Equipment

Liebherr and Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, have been partners in the machine control systems area since last year. A Liebherr R 934 G8 crawler excavator, the first hydraulic excavator with a factory-fitted Leica Geosystems machine control system, has been delivered to a customer in Great

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Foundation Software's 2020 Construction Business Report

Construction Business Owner

Foundation Software's 2020 Construction Business Report. Get the inside scoop on the processes & technology construction professionals are using. Greg Ragsdale. Fri, 03/26/2021 - 16:50.

$2.5B Development Plan Launched At Philadelphia Navy Yard

Business Facilities

Upon completion of the $400M phase one, PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic will have created one million square feet of life sciences space. Read: $2.5B Development Plan Launched At Philadelphia Navy Yard at BusinessFacilities.com.