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11 Advantages Of Fabric Buildings

Construction Marketing

Since fabric buildings are tensile structures, the membrane can be pulled into a three-dimensional surface for developing shading, a roof, or a decorative component. Simply put, they’re a building made of all-steel frames and tarp covers or fabric material.

How Technology Helps Construction Businesses Save Money

Randal DeHart

The use of technology in construction has come a long way. Many articles have already been written about how construction has been sluggish in adopting new advancements in technology compared to other business sectors.


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10 Construction Best Practices You Should Be Doing Right Now

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A brief look at 10 best practices that contractors should be looking at to modernize and stay relevant in this new age of construction. Construction Best Practices

Cohousing Communities Are Becoming More Popular

Natural Building

Cohousing is a kind of intentional community of private residences with shared communal spaces. The homes are generally clustered around shared space. Each home has traditional amenities, including a private kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms and living spaces.

Learn How to Boost Productivity for Every Project

For construction contractors, productivity is everything. Download this guide to discover how digital production tracking improves project visibility, data collection, and production insights—all in real time.

How to Distinguish Between Shear Wall and Column?

The Constructor

The geometry of a section of a shear wall and a column can be similar to the extent that the question of when a rectangular column becomes a wall. Column Design Shear Walls Structural Engineering

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Trimble’s Construction Solutions, Insights, Prominent During Digital AEC Event

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Trimble's connected construction vision, robotics, automation and more were on full display at Digital Construction Week. Events

Ten benefits of prefabricated construction

Lets Build

Any construction project is a complex web of targets, opportunities, challenges, and risks.

K, R, U and C-Values in Building Insulation

The Constructor

K, R, U, and C are the different insulation ratings provided for building insulation materials. Understanding the insulation ratings helps to choose. Building Technology Guide

Effective Construction Cost Estimating

Job Order Contracting

Effective construction cost estimating must be done at a detailed line-item level using local market data. Learn more? contact-form] The post Effective Construction Cost Estimating appeared first on 4BT. Why LEAN Construction Matters

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

Connecticut Gets Back In The Show

Business Facilities

Officials at AdvanceCT say that the Nutmeg State is ratcheting up its game to convince businesses—near and far—to take their business to a better place: Connecticut.

REHAU Sells Its Business in Russia

Contractor Magazine

The REHAU Group has been active in Russia for around 30 years. Around the Web

What is Weathering Steel?

The Constructor

Weathering steels, also known by the trade name COR-TEN steels, are high-strength, low alloy steel with a carbon content of less than 0.2 percent by. Building Technology Guide


Construction Cost Estimating – Single Source of Truth

Job Order Contracting

There is only one sole source of truth for construction cost estimating, locally researched detailed line-item unit price data and associated quantities. Any owner, designer, builder who is not observing this fact has limited cost visibility and is likely to be “off” by 30%-40% or more.

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.

A More Balanced Market Is Within Reach, Experts Say

Pro Builder

A More Balanced Market Is Within Reach, Experts Say. ldeakins. Fri, 05/27/2022 - 10:19. All signs point toward more market equilibrium in the coming months as sellers drop their asking prices amid waning demand.

NKBA Report Finds Industry Bullish on 2022

Contractor Magazine

Growth bolstered by an increase in price points despite material shortages and higher labor costs. Bath/Kitchen

Test Method for Slump of Sealants

The Constructor

The test method for slump of sealants covers a laboratory procedure for determining the degree of the slump of a sealant when used in a vertical. How To Guide Material Testing Guide

Maximize Project Budgets With Value Engineering

Construction Business Owner

Maximize Project Budgets With Value Engineering. Deliver value & preserve quality using tips & insights from this suite of resources. mhodges. Wed, 05/25/2022 - 12:30.

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.

How to Protect Your Business When Employees Get Poached

Pro Builder

How to Protect Your Business When Employees Get Poached. ibush. Fri, 05/27/2022 - 14:35. Restrictive covenants can help your business avoid loss of trade secrets and litigation when workers jump ship. Phillip M. Perry.

2022 Emerging Water Technology Symposium Held in San Antonio

Contractor Magazine

The 7th biennial EWTS was co-convened by AWE, ASPE, IAPMO and PMI. Industry Event News

Asphaltic Plug Joints for Bridges: Material Requirement, Construction, and Testing

The Constructor

Asphaltic plug joint (APJ) is a type of bridge expansion joint that is a simple general-purpose expansion device for bridges having a total motion of. Bridges Structures

Hyundai Will Build First Fully-Dedicated EV Plant In Georgia

Business Facilities

Hyundai Motor Group will invest more than $5.5B in the electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facility, which will be built at the Bryan County Megasite. .

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

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

Are the Dark Days of Lumber Volatility Finally Behind Us?

Pro Builder

Are the Dark Days of Lumber Volatility Finally Behind Us? ldeakins. Fri, 05/27/2022 - 10:14. Some market experts seem to think that the lumber bubble has finally burst as elevated interest rates cause a drop in demand.

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Xylem Tech Prevents 500B Gallons of Flooding in 2021

Contractor Magazine

The company's latest sustainability report tracks progress in meeting global water challenges. Around the Web

Supertall Octagonal Skyscraper to Adorn Chinese Skyline

The Constructor

German architecture firm, Bulo Ole Scheeren, unveiled its plans for the supertall skyscraper ‘Nanjing Nexus’ in China. Illustrating the.

Virginia Expansions To Create Total $34M Investment

Business Facilities

In Virginia, a Germany-based automation solutions manufacturer is expanding in Newport News, while a peanut processor grows in Suffolk.

Condo Construction Is on the Rise

Pro Builder

Condo Construction Is on the Rise. ldeakins. Fri, 05/27/2022 - 10:44. The multifamily housing market reported its strongest gains since 2008 in the first quarter of 2022.

A Perfect Mix: VERIFI® and Portland Limestone Cement

GCP Applied Technologies

A Perfect Mix: VERIFI® and Portland Limestone Cement. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 05/26/2022 - 12:27. Combining Portland Limestone Cement with In-transit Concrete Management Enhances Performance & Sustainability. GCP Applied Technologies. May 26, 2022.

What is Structural Composite Lumber (SCL)?

The Constructor

Structural composite lumber (SCL) describes the family of engineered wood products manufactured using small, fast-growing, and underutilized trees. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Stellantis, Samsung SDI Team Up To Build $2.5B Lithium-Ion Battery Plant

Business Facilities

Stellantis Samsung SDI joint venture to build electric vehicle battery plant in Kokomo, IN is targeted to start in 2025 and create 1,400 new jobs.