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Controlling concrete setting times

GCP Applied Technologies

Controlling concrete setting times. Phillip.fry@gc…. Mon, 11/02/2020 - 11:14. GCP Applied Technologies. November 02, 2020. Find tips on methods and concrete admixtures that can help contractors control concrete setting times.

The 2 Types of Welding Helmets You Need To Consider

Construction Marketing

A welding helmet is arguably the most integral piece of protective equipment a welder must use. Aside from physically covering your face from sparks, a welding helmet also protects your vision from dangerous infrared and ultraviolet rays , which are emitted when welding.

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The Benefits Of Adapting To Technology For Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

If you have a task that you don't like to do, there's an app or software program to take care of it for you. It might take a few moments of your time to learn and understand how the software or app works, but doing so will save you valuable time and precious energy. It will also free you up to spend time on the tasks you love to do, not on all the paperwork and record-keeping that go along with running a business.

How to Find, Hire and Retain the Best Construction Employees

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Hire and manage talented construction employees with construction human resource management software. Construction Best Practices

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

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

To Make Dishwashers Great Again?

Green Building Law Update

Last Friday the U.S. Department of Energy issued a final rule effective November 30, 2020, that will once again permit American households to purchase dishwashers that actually clean dishes, as they had done for most of the machine’s 130 year history.

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S2A Modular To Build First East Coast MegaFactory In Florida

Business Facilities

The maker of electrically self-sustaining homes and commercial properties has selected Macclenny in northern Florida for its MegaFactory location. Read: S2A Modular To Build First East Coast MegaFactory In Florida at

What are the Factors Controlling the Distance Between RCC Columns?

The Constructor

There is no specific rule to determine the desired distance between reinforced concrete columns. Factors like architectural considerations, function. Building Building Technology Guide Building Tips

[VIDEO] CAT Creates Gigantic PAC-MAN Game Played with Remote Controlled Skid Steers

Construction Junkie

courtesy of CAT. CAT is no stranger to finding extremely creative and expensive ways to show off their construction equipment. In years past, they’ve created a giant Jenga game with 600 pound blocks and the world’s first moving golf course on the backs of their dump trucks.

Concrete Material Calculator

Civil Lead

Concrete Material Calculator How to Use the Calculator? Step:1 – Select Unit meter/feet. Step:2 – Now enter the length, width, and height/thickness. Read more Concrete Material Calculator. calculators Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Estimation

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.

Genesee County: Generating Growth In A New York Minute

Business Facilities

In Genesee County, the 1,250-acre Western New York Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) has two campuses available for development. Read: Genesee County: Generating Growth In A New York Minute at

85-Year-Old Building Walks on Robotic Legs to a New Location

The Constructor

In Shanghai’s eastern Huangpu district, a five-story primary school building, weighing 7600 tons, was relocated to a new location to make space. News items

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Job Order Contracting Overview

Job Order Contracting

This Job Order Contacting Overview provides the basics for establishing a best value and fully compliant JOC Program. Unfortunately, most JOC Programs are not optimized to achieve best value.

6 Advancements in Compact Equipment You Need to Know

Construction Business Owner

6 Advancements in Compact Equipment You Need to Know. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 11/05/2020 - 10:05. A rundown of some of the newest technologies available in the compact equipment space, including remote-control operation, fully electric offerings, wireless communication and more

Neighborly To Open Second Headquarters In Texas

Business Facilities

The global franchisor will open a second headquarters office in Irving, TEX to expand staff and support its rapidly growing network. Read: Neighborly To Open Second Headquarters In Texas at

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Hydrodemolition: A Unique Concrete Removal and Surface Preparation Technique

The Constructor

Hydrodemolition, also known as hydroblasting or hydromilling, is a demolition technique used to remove concrete and other materials using high. Concrete Technology Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments Exclusive

More contractors report canceled projects than starts, survey finds


The Seven Sins of Architecture Branding & Marketing


Avoid These Seven Architecture Firm Branding & Marketing Mistakes. For the past four years, our agency has been dedicated to helping owners improve their architecture firm marketing.

Ken’s Foods Investing $103M In Georgia Expansion

Business Facilities

Dressing and condiment maker Ken's Foods will create 70 new jobs as it expands its manufacturing and distribution operations in McDonough, GA. Read: Ken’s Foods Investing $103M In Georgia Expansion at

Bandra-Worli Bridge: India’s Longest Cable-Stayed Bridge in the Open Sea

The Constructor

The Bandra-Worli Bridge, now known as the Rajiv Gandhi sea link, is a civil engineering marvel traversing an arc along the coastline of the city of. Case study Exclusive Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering

Work Truck Orders Decline in Q2: NTEA

Construction Equipment

Nearly half of manufacturers and distributors of work trucks saw orders decline by 11 percent or more in the second quarter, according to NTEA, The Association for the Work Truck Industry. NTEA issued its Business Condition Survey, normally distributed in the second quarter covering first-quarter

The CIO’s Agenda for 2021


As the end of the year approaches, we here at Constructech typically spend quite a bit of time digging into analyst reports to determine editorial plans for the year ahead. The predictions serve as a guide to help create a CIO’s agenda for the year ahead.

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Amazon Logistics Adding Two Delivery Stations In Alabama

Business Facilities

The two new delivery stations will create hundreds of new jobs in the metro Birmingham region. . Read: Amazon Logistics Adding Two Delivery Stations In Alabama at Daily News Featured Logistics & Distribution Tennessee alabama Alabama Department of Commerce Amazon Amazon Logistics Bessemer Birmingham corporate expansion delivery station Employment Jefferson County Logistics Site Selection

Voided Concrete Slab System: Its Working, Properties, and Advantages

The Constructor

A voided concrete slab is a system that removes the non-working or excess concrete from the structural slab and replaces it with void formers. Exclusive Slab Design

Chick-fil-A introduces modular building program for rebuilding and remodeling existing restaurants


Chick-fil-A has introduced a modular building program that will reimagine the way the brand rebuilds and remodels its existing restaurants.

Ritchie Bros. Acquires Data Company Rouse Services

Construction Equipment

Ritchie Bros. has agreed to acquire Rouse Services for approximately $275 million. Completion of the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including, among other conditions, the expiration or termination of the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust


Reflection Window + Wall To Create 112 Jobs In Indiana

Business Facilities

The Illinois-based building facade manufacturer Reflection Window + Wall is investing $9.3 million to build and equip a 120,000-square-foot facility in Porter County, IN. . Read: Reflection Window + Wall To Create 112 Jobs In Indiana at

Can the Net-Zero Carbon Concrete Replace the Conventional One?

The Constructor

Production of concrete is known to emit a lot of CO2– it contributes to a whopping 8% of the global emissions. However, builders haven’t. News items

Hotel made from CLT opens in Fort Jackson, S.C.


Lendlease and IHG Army Hotels , which is part of the InterContinental Hotels Group, were the first to build a hotel using cross-laminated timber (CLT) in the U.S., constructed in the former troop barracks area on Redstone Arsenal in Alabama and opening in March 2016.

How to Maximize Your Model Home's Impact

Pro Builder

How to Maximize Your Model Home's Impact. cbroderick. Tue, 11/03/2020 - 09:11. Is it worth it to build and furnish a model home at this time? One design firm, Housing Design Matters, says yes.

Mississippi: Modeling A Battle Plan For COVID-19

Business Facilities

Scientists at Vicksburg’s ERDC have been deploying Supercomputers to develop models illustrating how the coronavirus spreads. Read: Mississippi: Modeling A Battle Plan For COVID-19 at

How Important is it to Prepare an Approximate Estimate?

The Constructor

Approximate estimate, also known as preliminary or rough estimate, helps to find out the approximate cost of a project in a very short time. Construction Engineering & Management Estimating & Costing

Fans come first at Allianz Field


Allianz Field, the new home of the Minnesota United, was designed to provide an intimate experience for fans, regardless of where they are in the stadium. .