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Winning with Safety

Surveyor

How Encore Electric developed a Culture of Safety Excellence and was named the safest construction company in America

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Understanding Other Construction Company Costs And Opportunities To Increase Your Profit

Contractor Bookkeeping

Many contractors are having trouble adapting to the new economy. I have made more mistakes – than ten of the average contractors put together. I've learned a great deal of hard, hard lessons, and worked my way through several "Character Building Moments."

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Floating Columns in Building Structures – Need and Uses

The Constructor

A column is a vertical member which transfers the loads from beam to foundation whereas a floating column is a vertical member which transfers the. Structural Engineering

New cool roof technologies adapt to the weather

Construction Dive

These prototypes solve a common drawback of traditional cool roofs by including attributes that adjust with the seasons

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

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

State of the Construction Industry: July 2019 Roundup

Surveyor

The skilled labor shortage, new technologies and the possibility of construction jobsites on Mars are the stories that got our attention in July

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State Law Trumps on Location of Solar Panels

Green Building Law Update

“Here comes the sun, and I say, It’s all right” is how a new decision on solar energy generating stations by Maryland’s highest court begins, quoting The Beatles song, “Here Comes the Sun.”.

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The Dotted Line: 7 invoice mistakes that waste money and time

Construction Dive

General contractors and subs make costly errors that prevent them from getting paid on time. Here is what experts recommend to avoid these issues

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Accelerating Project Performance

Surveyor

Viewpoint clients are using Team to build great projects. And we're making it even easier for them to do so

Italian Manufacturer Celebrates New West Virginia Factory

Business Facilities

Pietro Fiorentini recently celebrated the completion of its new manufacturing plant in Weirton, WV with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The company’s new facility in the Three Springs Business Park represents a total investment of $9 million.

12 Factors Influencing Bearing Capacity of Soils

The Constructor

The bearing capacity of soil is influenced by many factors for instance soil strength, foundation width and depth, soil weight and surcharge, and. Geotechnical Engineering bearing capacity

Hensel Phelps secures FAA waiver to fly drones over populated construction sites

Construction Dive

Using ParaZero’s SafeAir Parachute System, the contractor said it worked with the agency for more than a year to address safety concerns

A new museum debuts inside the Empire State Building

BD+C

This morning, a $165 million, 10,000-sf museum opened on the second floor of the Empire State Building in New York City, completing the second of a four-phase “reimagining” of that building’s Observatory experience, which draws four million visitors annually

EPA Celebrates 20 Years Of Superfund Redevelopment

Business Facilities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative (SRI), launched in 1999 with the goal of returning formerly contaminated lands to long-term sustainable and productive reuse for communities across the country.

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Important Shrinkage Parameters in Soil Engineering

The Constructor

The important parameters related to shrinkage limit in soil engineering are shrinkage index, shrinkage limit, volumetric shrinkage, and linear. Geotechnical Engineering linear shrinkage shrinkage index shrinkage parameters shrinkage ratio volumetric shrinkage

Toronto reigns supreme in North American construction

Construction Dive

Toronto's hot mixed-use market continues to pick up steam as a wave of billion-dollar projects gets underway

Compressive Strength of Concrete at 7 days, 28 days Calculation & Formula

Construction Test

Compressive Strength of Concrete at 7 days , 28 days Calculation & Formula is required to get the compressive strength of the related concrete structure. Here we described the procedure of compressive strength test of cubes at 7 days and 28 days with calculation and formula as per IS Code.

Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix Lead In Economic Growth Potential

Business Facilities

Atlanta , San Antonio and Phoenix are the top-ranked large metros for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings Report. “It It all seems to be coming together for Metro Atlanta,” said BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers.

Best of healthcare design for 2019

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) named five projects winners of its 2019 Healthcare Design Awards. The awards recognize cutting-edge designs that help solve aesthetic, civic, urban and social problems while also being functional and sustainable.

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$2B Vancouver light-rail project down to 2 bidders

Construction Dive

SNC-Lavalin took itself out of consideration for the SkyTrain system expansion project, leaving Acciona-Ghella and Broadway Connect in the running

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Factor of Safety for Bearing Capacity of Soils

The Constructor

Factors of safety for bearing capacity is a value which is established based on the type of soil, method of exploration, level of uncertainty in. Geotechnical Engineering Soil Engineering Soil Exploration Soil Soil Investigation

Port of South Louisiana: Your Key to the World

Business Facilities

The Port of South Louisiana, founded in 1960, has grown in size and strength to become the largest tonnage port in the Western Hemisphere as well as, according to a recent report by international shipping magazine Fairplay, the 16th ranked port in the world out of 5,000 ports.

What is the future of architecture as a profession?

BD+C

The profession of architecture is one that dates back to ancient times, with a profound impact on the built environment of civilizations all over the world.

Report: Hotel construction pipeline continues to grow in Q2

Construction Dive

The Lodging Econometrics study found that 2,552 projects were scheduled to start construction within 12 months and 1,374 were in the planning stages

Installing Windows in Concrete Wall

The Constructor

Installing windows in concrete wall is sometimes required when the function of certain spaces is varied or lights are required in garages or. How To Guide Work Procedures

Auto Truck Group Expanding Indiana Operations

Business Facilities

Auto Truck Group, a work truck upfitter specializing in the design, manufacture and installation of truck and van equipment, will build an all-new production facility in southwest Allen County.

Amenities war no more? Research report explores multifamily market

BD+C

Bark parks, bicycle kitchens, bowling alleys, dog washing stations, golf simulators, karaoke rooms, on-site daycare, Peloton cycling studios, pickleball courts, refrigerated food lockers, surfboard storage units

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Army Corps moving forward with $650M NYC seawall

Construction Dive

The new barricade will protect vulnerable areas on Staten Island from future flooding and create environmental features that are able to store water

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Degree of Accuracy in Estimating Construction Works

The Constructor

The degree of accuracy used in the estimation of various material quantities used in the construction is crucial. This is to prevent cost estimate. Construction Engineering & Management Estimating & Costing Estimation Quantity Estimation

Austin, Denver, New York Are Top Startup Ecosystems

Business Facilities

Austin , Denver and New York are the cities with the top Startup Ecosystems in Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings Report. The capital of Texas has everything you need to get a startup off the ground,” said BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers.

Gensler’s temporary Pavilion Notre-Dame uses charred timber as its primary building material

BD+C

Gensler has recently unveiled the design for the Pavilion Notre-Dame, which will provide a temporary place of worship in Parvis Square while the Notre-Dame Cathedral is being restored from the fire that nearly destroyed it just over 100 days ago

PCL analyzes jobsite data to keep costs, schedules in check

Construction Dive

The firm's new platform uses sensors to gather data straight from the construction site

Tests on Limestone

The Constructor

In the construction industry, Lime is one of the best binding materials available and is used widely for different purposes such as mortar making, Building Materials Material Testing Guide acid test ball test calcium carbonate heat test lime Limestonetests

FedEx Investing Another $450M In Memphis Hub

Business Facilities

FedEx Corp. has announced it will make an additional $450 million investment to the $1.1 billion Memphis Hub modernization project previously announced in March 2018. The investment will now exceed $1.5