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Concrete Dusting: Causes and Preventive Measures

The Constructor

Dusting, also known as chalking, is the formation of fine, loose powdery material on the surface of hardened concrete that can be swept away easily. Though dusting is observed inside as well as outside a building structure, it is more problematic when it develops indoors.

Cannabis Retail Construction: How to Navigate the Green Rush

Commercial Construction

Between 2018 and 2022, Englewood’s national construction work in the cannabis retail industry grew by 100% and we expect that trajectory to continue as more states legalize recreational marijuana use and cannabis firms expand into new markets.

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10 Different Types of Forklift Trucks – Features, Uses and Safety Checklist

Learn Civil Engineering

What is a forklift truck? Forklift trucks are one of the most adaptable vehicles for builders. Forklifts are essential on any construction site. They can lift huge things that humans cannot. They can be used in a warehouse or on a construction site.

Highlights from our 2022 Trimble Viewpoint EMEA Summit

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We look back on the key takeaways of the 2022 EMEA Summit for Trimble Viewpoint customers. Viewpoint News

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.

Five Signs You Need To Start Outsourcing Your Administrative Tasks

Randal DeHart

When you start a small business, it's usually only you behind the whole operation. You wear many hats, from CEO to clean-up crew. As you pour your heart and soul into your business and it begins to grow, the amount of work involved grows.

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The Inflation Reduction Act and How GCP Solutions Can Apply.

GCP Applied Technologies

The Inflation Reduction Act and How GCP Solutions Can Apply. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 10/20/2022 - 08:14. GCP Applied Technologies. October 20, 2022. The Inflation Reduction Act is aggressively tackling climate change head on.

The Connected Construction Professional Series: Construction Service Management Professionals

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Contractors with service divisions are turning to technology to create unforgettable customer experiences and set themselves apart. Construction Best Practices

4 ways to prevent major bottlenecks in construction projects

Lets Build

What makes a construction project successful? Building quality, meeting deadlines , and staying on budget are all factors of success.

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The Rustic Pallozas of Spain

Natural Building

Deep in Ancares mountains of Spain are some centuries-old houses that look straight out of a fairy tale but are cleverly suited to the harsh realities of this remote region. Known as pallozas , the round huts are made of stone and topped with a teardrop-shaped roof of rye straw.

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

Types of French Doors | Internal French Doors | Top 5 French Door Types

Civiconcepts

What Is A French Door? The door which is made out of glass panels for most of its length with a wooden or any other materials frame is called a … Types of French Doors | Internal French Doors | Top 5 French Door Types Read More ».

13 Types of Domes in Architecture

The Constructor

A dome is an architectural element that is curved in shape and forms the top half of a sphere. Domes do not need any internal support and can cover a great area while using very little quantity of material.

How to Modernize, Collaborate & Deliver a Safer Construction Experience

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No. Rotator Image. Status of webinar Featured. Taking advantage of the right technology tools to tackle today’s challenges. Tue, 11/08/2022 - 12:00. 12 p.m.

Boiler Upgrade for Ontario Office Building Delivers Peak Performance

Contractor Magazine

Four high-efficiency boilers and one stainless steel indirect-fired water heater from Weil-McLain Canada proves the remedy for deteriorating system. Hydronics

Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

What Is Soil Exploration | Stages Of Soil Exploration | Method Of Soil Exploration | Objective of Soil Exploration

Civiconcepts

Introduction To Soil Exploration The soil is in contrast to various materials used in civil engineering, which include bitumen, steel, cement or concrete, brick, and aggregate.

8 Types of Structures in Civil Engineering 

The Constructor

A structure comprises several components that are connected to one another and function to transfer the loads to the soil successfully.

Single-Family Square Footage Is Falling as Housing Affordability Concerns Mount

Pro Builder

Single-Family Square Footage Is Falling as Housing Affordability Concerns Mount. ldeakins. Fri, 10/21/2022 - 10:15. As housing prices surge, builders are delivering smaller and more affordable homes to a cost-conscious buyer pool .

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Executive Order on PLAs Provokes Firestorm of Comment

Contractor Magazine

Proposed rule that would require project labor agreements on federal construction contracts of $35 million or more draws strong opposition and support. Around the Web

The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses.

New President of Saint-Gobain Construction Chemicals Business Unit for North America

GCP Applied Technologies

New President of Saint-Gobain Construction Chemicals Business Unit for North America. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 10/20/2022 - 08:26. GCP Applied Technologies. October 20, 2022.

Repair Methods for Foundation Heave

The Constructor

Foundation heave is a serious structural issue that should be fixed as soon as it is diagnosed. The first step involves the identification of the cause of heaving. This enables the engineers in implementing the appropriate solutions.

Florida Homeowners Hit With High Rebuilding Costs After Hurricane Ian

Pro Builder

Florida Homeowners Hit With High Rebuilding Costs After Hurricane Ian. ldeakins. Fri, 10/21/2022 - 10:22. Building prices are beginning to fall from historic highs, but lingering inflation is taking a toll on Florida homeowners rebuilding after Hurricane Ian.

Anthony Walker: Here’s how to navigate today’s healthcare construction challenges

The Korte Company

In case you hadn’t heard, it’s tough out there. Many of the challenges facing construction projects in the healthcare industry are the same issues affecting the broader economy: rising costs, labor shortages and supply chain disruptions.

Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

Are Carhartt Boots Good? 

Work Gearz

A sturdy pair of work boots is an essential component of protective workwear. Carhartt is a well-known manufacturer of safe, high-quality boots as its work boots provide unmatched protection and traction.    In any work environment, Carhartt boots will keep your feet safe and comfortable.

7 Types of Flanges Used in Piping Systems

The Constructor

A flange is a type of mechanical joint system that provides a reliable means to connect pipes, valves, pumps, and other components to form a seal-proof piping system.

Good News for Home Builders: Market Activity Expected to Pick Back Up After Slowdown

Pro Builder

Good News for Home Builders: Market Activity Expected to Pick Back Up After Slowdown. ldeakins. Tue, 10/18/2022 - 10:34. Buyer demand is falling and home sales are slowing across the U.S., but that could soon change once the Federal Reserve starts its next easing cycle .

What Are Scottish Brochs?

Natural Building

Traveling through Scotland you’ll eventually see some crumbling stone towers rising against the Highland peaks like ancient crag-top castles. These mysterious Iron Age monuments are known as brochs and they exist nowhere else in the world.

Discover 7 Ways to Cut Construction Inefficiencies

Construction sites are often just-barely-controlled chaos. Without clear coordination, you risk everything from clashes to delays, cancellations, and missed deadlines. Get the free eBook & learn how to solve the biggest challenges in construction!

What is a Culvert – Its Types, Definition, Uses, Materials and Location

Learn Civil Engineering

Definition of Culvert Culvert is a tunnel that can provide a way of a bridge to traffic so they can pass on it. It carries a natural flow under the road or railway line. What is a culvert for drainage? A drainage culvert is a culvert provided for the free flow of water under obstructions […].

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How to Use a Concrete Calculator for Your Next Project?

The Constructor

If you’re planning a concrete project, whether a new driveway or patio, you’ll need to know how much concrete you need to order. That’s where a concrete calculator comes in. If you’re unsure how to use a concrete calculator, don’t worry – it’s easy!

Builder Confidence Fell for the 10th Straight Month in October

Pro Builder

Builder Confidence Fell for the 10th Straight Month in October. ldeakins. Wed, 10/19/2022 - 10:01. As elevated interest rates continue to price out would-be homebuyers and supply chain disruptions drive up costs for materials, builders are revising their outlooks on single-family home building.

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