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5 Reasons to Bring Construction Claims Experts into Early Planning

Construction Business Owner

5 Reasons to Bring Construction Claims Experts into Early Planning. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 10/20/2020 - 16:01.

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Different Types of Estimates Calculated during the process of Construction

Learn Civil Engineering

Here in this article, we will talk about different types of estimates, how we can calculate these types of estimates. Before talking about different types of estimates, we will discuss some basic things related to estimates which we must know. So let’s get started.


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Hempcrete Vs Concrete | What Is Hempcrete | What Is Concrete


What Is Hempcrete? Hempcrete is a bio-composite that is made from the inner wood core of the hemp plant and mixed with the lime and other natural materials. It is also known as hemp-concrete. Hemp is a plant that grown without any use of plant protection chemicals.

How is the Pandemic Shaping Home Design?

Pro Builder

How is the Pandemic Shaping Home Design? mbeirne. Fri, 10/23/2020 - 10:36. More home offices, enhanced task lighting, and three-season porches were the most requested features by clients according to architects working on custom home and renovation products.

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

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

2018 IgCC to be Adopted in Baltimore City

Green Building Law Update

This evening an ordinance will be introduced in the Baltimore City Council to adopt the 2018 International Green Construction Code. In the realm of green building this is a big deal.

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Contractors Need KPI Not Get-Me-By

Contractor Bookkeeping

Being in your own business can be the best time in your life. Alternatively, the worst time! No one starts a business, especially a contracting business, and have it rolling perfectly with a profit every step of the way.

Sage Intacct Construction Brings Financial Management to the Cloud

Construction Junkie

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

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COVID-19 & Construction: The Ongoing Effects of the Pandemic on Business

Construction Business Owner

COVID-19 & Construction: The Ongoing Effects of the Pandemic on Business. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 10/21/2020 - 15:47. The construction industry stands in a unique position when gauging the impacts of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Important Parts and Working of Digital Theodolite

The Constructor

A theodolite is an instrument used to determine the relative position of points on the earth’s surface by measuring the horizontal and vertical. Surveying


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.

Startup Ecosystems: Seeding The Land With Startups

Business Facilities

Locations are nurturing startup ecosystems with access to skilled labor, angel investors, higher ed resources and an affordable quality of life that is attracting talent. Read: Startup Ecosystems: Seeding The Land With Startups at

Caterpillar Names New Head of Construction

Construction Equipment

Tony D. Fassino has been named group president of Caterpillar’s Construction Industries group, upon the retirement of Ramin Younessi. The group includes Earthmoving, Excavation, Building Construction Products (BCP), China Operations, Global Construction & Infrastructure, and Strategic

Winning with teamwork


Chase Center, home to the Golden State Warriors professional basketball team, exemplifies the centrality of technology, sustainability, community involvement, and building team coordination in the design, engineering, and construction of a modern-day sports venue

Fine-Grained Concrete: Significance and Properties

The Constructor

Fine-grained concrete, also known as sand concrete, is defined as the concrete in which the coarse aggregate is replaced by sand or any filler. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Exclusive

Jobsite Security: Cyber and More


Jobsites are often loosely organized when it comes to security. A fence, a guard shack, CCTV perhaps, and those most likely only on large sites. Workers come and go, trucks arrive and depart, material accumulates everywhere.

Tyler Eqt. Marries Old School with New Tech

Construction Equipment

Brooke Tyler III, president of Tyler Equipment, arrives at his dealership around 6 a.m., often manning the switchboard in those early hours. He catches up with people he does not have a chance to go out and see. The relationship side [of this business] is fun,” he says. You will never find an

K-12 sector adjusting to ‘new priorities’


K-12 schools in Mississippi began reopening in late July. By August 13, 39 counties—half of that state’s total—had schools reporting positive coronavirus cases that included 109 teachers and 69 students. More than 250 teachers and staff and 489 students were quarantined. On August 17, Gov.

First 3D-Printed Footbridge in Paris for 2024 Olympics

The Constructor

The world’s first footbridge made from 3D-printed structural concrete is set to be developed in Plaine Commune Grand Paris. The footbridge is. Digital tools News items Smart Materials

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Muscle Joins The Fight

Business Facilities

In locations throughout the nation, advanced manufacturing facilities and resources are being enlisted in the fight against COVID-19. Read: Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Muscle Joins The Fight at

JCB Tests Hydrogen-Powered Excavator

Construction Equipment

JCB says it has developed a hydrogen-powered excavator. The 20-tonne 220X excavator, powered by a hydrogen fuel cell has been undergoing testing at JCB’s quarry proving grounds for over a year. The development of the first hydrogen fuelled excavator is very exciting as we strive towards a zero


New multifamily complex completes in Austin


Rhythm Apartments, a 327,145-sf multifamily complex located in northwest Austin, has recently completed construction. The 262-unit community features multiple public areas and amenities spread across its sprawling grounds.

10 Common Roofing Defects and How to Prevent Them

The Constructor

The roof of a structure is susceptible to several defects during its course of life, but the identification of such issues is not an easy task for. How To Guide


Goya Foods Investing $80M In Texas Expansion

Business Facilities

Latin American food and condiment company Goya Foods will expand manufacturing and distribution capacity at its Brookshire, TX facility. Read: Goya Foods Investing $80M In Texas Expansion at

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Why Infrastructure Investment Will Drive the Equipment Industry's Future

Construction Business Owner

Why Infrastructure Investment Will Drive the Equipment Industry's Future. Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:34.

Multifamily’s long-term outlook rebounds to pre-covid levels in Q3


After dipping in the previous two quarters to levels unseen in nearly a decade, the Multifamily-for-Rent outlook for design and construction firms returned to pre-COVID levels in the 3 rd Quarter, according to the PSMJ Resources’ Quarterly Market Forecast (QMF).

Channel Tunnel: Construction of the World’s Longest Underwater Tunnel

The Constructor

The Channel Tunnel, also known as Eurotunnel or Chunnel, is the world’s longest underwater railway tunnel built to connect the United. Case study Exclusive Geotechnical Engineering

Anderson Machinery Named Top Dealer for Gehl

Construction Equipment

Anderson Machinery Co., Corpus Christi, Texas, has been named the Gehl 2019 Top Dealer for North America. The award is based on the overall sales performance, commitment, and customer support of Gehl equipment in North America throughout 2019. “On On behalf of Manitou Group, I would like to

JOC Program Durations, Sequence, Resource Planning, Material Planning, Contractor Input

Job Order Contracting

The success of a JOC Program is dependent upon developing and maintaining effective implementation and management strategies.

Commonwealth Pier revitalization project begins construction in Boston’s Seaport


CBT has recently announced construction has begun on the revitalization project for the Seaport World Trade Center on Commonwealth Pier in Boston’s Seaport.

Major Problems in Concrete Pumping Works: How to Avoid Them?

The Constructor

The major problems that one encounters when pumping concrete are blockage of pipeline, and segregation and bleeding of concrete mix. Blockage is the. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Concrete Work Procedure How To Guide Work Procedures

VW to Acquire Navistar

Construction Equipment

Volkswagen’s truck division, Traton, will move forward to acquire Navistar following a letter from the Navistar board approving a cash offer of $44.50 per share, a deal estimated to by $3.7 billion. The offer was up from $43 proposed last month. Traton had gained support from Navistar’s two largest

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Benefits of 4BT JOB ORDER CONTRACTING Software and Cost Data

Job Order Contracting

Here are just a few of the many benefits of 4BT JOB ORDER CONTRACTING Software and Cost Data that drive best value JOC Programs for public sector real property owners and their service partners.

Co-op Live will become the UK’s largest arena


Located on the Etihad Campus in Manchester, Co-op Live will be the largest arena in the UK. With a maximum capacity of 23,500, the arena is designed to become one of the world’s premier music and entertainment venues. The project was given the green light by Manchester City Council on Sept.

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