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Construction Input Prices Rise 4.6% in May

Contractor Magazine

Softwood lumber prices up 154% from a year ago, says ABC. Construction Data

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8 Types of Stairs, Flight of Stairs

Civil Lead

What is Stair? A structure with a series of steps affords up and down between the floors or landings known. Read more. Building Design & Drawing Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Interior Design

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Filling the voids: Differentiating between concrete coating and polishing

Construction Specifier

by Chris Bennett, CSI, iSCS, CDT, Bill Dubois, AIA, CSI, CCS, John Guill, FCSI, AIA, IIBEC, SCIP, CCS, CCCA, Keith Robinson, RSW, FCSC, FCSI, Rae Taylor, PhD, and Jonathan Ware, AIA, LEED AP, LEED CxA. Photo courtesy Bay Area Concretes. Concrete slab surfaces have voids. They can be big or small.

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5 Reasons Prototyping Is Essential In Design And Construction

Construction Marketing

Construction is one industry faced with many planning and designing before the actual structure is put in place. A plan is always drawn in blueprints to give clients and engineers insight into how the building should be.

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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.

What Contractors Need to Know About Employment Equality and Diversity Regulations in Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A special look into the issue of DEI in construction and the compliance measures companies should be adhering to. Construction Best Practices

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Five Ways To Make The Most Of Your Construction Business Downtime

Contractor Bookkeeping

Every business experiences slow periods when the market for their goods or services lessens and sales drop. Construction business owners like you might be tempted to view downtimes as unproductive or wasted, but there are ways you can make the most of your business during these seasons.

5 Hoisting And Rigging Hazards To Watch Out For

Construction Marketing

When working on manufacturing or construction sites, safety is always a top priority. Many hazards can endanger the lives of those who work in these environments, and it’s essential to be aware of them before they become an issue.

Our Future Jobsites

Constructech

Years ago, I wrote a feature article about what the future jobsite might look like. This article painted a picture of what a jobsite might look like years down the road, with tools tracking themselves and pieces of equipment humming along unmanned.

Virtually eliminate Change Orders

Job Order Contracting

Any facilities owner or management professional can virtually eliminate change order for repair, renovation, and new builds.

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.

Network Rail Develops Innovative Circular Railway Footbridge

The Constructor

Network Rail has unveiled a new modular bridge design that has the potential to transform crossings. The novel circular bridge is set to change the.

How a large residential contractor reduced building time 5x by moving their schedule to the cloud

Lets Build

Have you ever heard of Grupo Provivienda? It is one of the leading residential contractors in Central and South America, and a great example of how increasing site visibility by seamlessly sharing your programme with your teams can bring enormous benefits to your projects.

Construction: Operations Excellence and Technology

Constructech

It is time for the construction industry to embark on the better normal, as I like to call it. With cities opening back up, we can look to tomorrow. What are some of the most pressing challenges and opportunities facing the construction industry in 2021? New research aims to answer this question.

Let People Know You’re Hiring With This Easy LinkedIn Feature

A David Creation

Struggling to hire? You’re not alone in the current nationwide labor shortage. The home improvement industry, among others, is experiencing difficulty onboarding field workers as unemployment checks entice capable workers to stay unemployed.

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

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

What is Diamond Plate in Construction?

The Constructor

A diamond plate or deck plate is a type of floor plate with one side having textures or raised patterns and the other side being smooth. The patterns. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

5 Benefits of Car Roof Repairing Over Car Roof Replacing

Learn Civil Engineering

The car roof lining is an interior lining on the car’s roof to cover the hard material. It is made from different materials, such as polyurethane. The car roof also has a little foam which is covered with fabric, vinyl, or leather.

6 Ways To Transform An Ordinary Kids Bedroom Into A Smart Bedroom

Civiconcepts

It’s hard to raise a kid when you have a hectic routine to deal with. However, the advancement in technology can help you keep an eye on your children’s O’clock. … 6 Ways To Transform An Ordinary Kids Bedroom Into A Smart Bedroom Read More ».

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ABC’s Construction Backlog Inches Higher in May, Materials + Labor Shortages Suppress Contractor Confidence

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Associated Builders and Contractors reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator rose to 8.0 months in May, according to an ABC member survey conducted from May 20 to June 2, 0.1 months higher than in April 2021 and May 2020.

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Constructed Wetlands: Components, Mechanism, and Advantages

The Constructor

Constructed wetland is a natural wastewater treatment system that uses natural geochemical and biological processes in a wetland ecosystem to treat. Environmental Engg

10 Advantages you get from Auto Detailing

Learn Civil Engineering

10 Advantages You Get from Auto Detailing Sometimes it gets hard to deal with some of the auto dealings. But when you buy a car or any auto vehicle then it’s your responsibility and duty to keep it maintained.

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Grillage Foundation | Types of Grillage Foundation | Steel Grillage Foundation | Grillage Footing

Civiconcepts

Grillage Foundation Grillage foundation is a type of foundation that consists of one, two, or additional levels of beams which are usually steel, superimposed on a layer of concrete to … Grillage Foundation | Types of Grillage Foundation | Steel Grillage Foundation | Grillage Footing Read More ».

LEAN JOC Program

Job Order Contracting

A LEAN JOC Program enables any public sector facilities management team to integrate construction planning, procurement, and project delivery… and consistently deliver quality repair, renovation, on-time and on-budget with full compliance and cost visibility, and with the lowest administrative cost.

Zaha Hadid Architects to Design New Italian Hyperloop

The Constructor

Zaha Hadid Architects has partnered with Hyperloop Italia to jointly design a Hyperloop high-speed transport system across Italy. The announcement. Transportation

7 Reasons You Will Love A Concrete Patio In Your Home

Learn Civil Engineering

Are you planning to install a patio in your home for years to come? Well, this pandemic has changed the meaning of outdoor entertainment for the next few years at least. Given the conditions, you need something that looks incredible, stays sturdy for long, and is safe.

WBM Road | Construction Procedure of WBM Road | Water Bound Macadam | WBM Road Specification

Civiconcepts

What Is WBM Road The full form of WBM is Water Bound Macadam Road which is the most commonly used road construction procedure for more than 100 years. The Water … WBM Road | Construction Procedure of WBM Road | Water Bound Macadam | WBM Road Specification Read More ».

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5 Best Ear Protector for Factory Work

Work Gearz

If you work in industry, manufacturing or in a factory of any type, you need protection for your hearing. Many employers will provide some type of earmuff or earplug, but often these ear protectors may not fully protect depending on the level of environmental noise. .

What is a Construction Checklist?

The Constructor

A construction checklist is a set of items or activities that a site in-charge must verify, check, and inspect to ensure the systematic progress of a. Construction Engineering & Management

How to Choose the Best Hanging Scale for Better Accuracy?

Learn Civil Engineering

Hanging scales, also known as crane scales or hanging scales, are suspended scales used in demanding industrial environments. Hanging scales are commonly used to weigh free suspending objects in the air.

What Is Precipitation | Type of Precipitation | Cyclonic Precipitation | Measurement of Precipitation | Rain Gauge

Civiconcepts

What Is Precipitation?

How Should Logger Boots Fit? (The Complete Guide)

Work Gearz

Your normal work boots cannot withstand the harsh outside elements like constant water and slippery terrains. In order to tackle these harsh conditions of weather, the boots need to have some special features! And these features are exactly what logger boots are designed with!

Wentworth Students Receive Glimpse of Estimating at PC

PC Construction

It is not often that we are given the opportunity to see or shape our future outside of our normal working regimen. I was presented with a chance to do just that when PC was. The post Wentworth Students Receive Glimpse of Estimating at PC first appeared on PC Construction Company Blog. All Our Crew

How Can You Save Money by Backloading From Brisbane to Cairns?

Learn Civil Engineering

In life, almost everyone has to move from one place to another at some point. Whether it is an international move, local move, or an interstate move, moving to a new place involves a lot of effort and money.

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