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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.

Different Types of Estimates Calculated during the process of Construction

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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

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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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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 BusinessFacilities.com.

World’s Longest Immersed Road/Rail Tunnel Takes Shape

The Constructor

Works have begun on the much-awaited Fehmarnbelt Tunnel, connecting Denmark and Germany. The 18 km long tunnel will descend to a depth of up to 40 m. News items Roads/Highways Transportation

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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.

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.

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.

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 BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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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

BD+C

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

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 BusinessFacilities.com.

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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

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

Jobsite Security: Cyber and More

Constructech

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.

Roche Canada Creating 500 Jobs In Ontario

Business Facilities

Roche will invest $381 million to establish a Global Pharma Technical Operations site at its Canadian pharmaceutical headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario. Read: Roche Canada Creating 500 Jobs In Ontario at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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

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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

K-12 sector adjusting to ‘new priorities’

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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.

West Virginia Methanol Investing $350M In New Plant

Business Facilities

The plant will create 30 high-paying jobs in Pleasants County, WV and produce 900 metric tons of high-purity methanol from natural gas each day. Read: West Virginia Methanol Investing $350M In New Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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

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New multifamily complex completes in Austin

BD+C

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.

Cummins To Invest More Than $25M In Indiana Expansion

Business Facilities

The $25M investment will upgrade Cummins' Seymour Engine Plant (SEP) in Seymour, IN, and create and retain more than 150 jobs over the next five to 10 years. Read: Cummins To Invest More Than $25M In Indiana Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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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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.

Nor-Am Cold Storage Adds 90 New Jobs In Kansas

Business Facilities

Nor-Am Cold Storage has invested $30 million in a new 148,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Dodge City, KS. Read: Nor-Am Cold Storage Adds 90 New Jobs In Kansas at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Reuse Pile Foundation Efficiently?

The Constructor

The reuse of existing piles is an efficient way to reduce pile input-resources, construction costs, and the overall environmental impact by. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation

Pavement Tech Lowers City Temps

Construction Equipment

Arizona State University researchers are working with the city of Phoenix on a pilot program studying the use of "cool pavement" to reduce heat island effect, a phenomenon that raises temperatures in urban areas covered by asphalt and concrete. According to ABC 15 Arizona, Phoenix is applying cool