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Winning with Safety


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."

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

4 Tips for Hiring a Reputable Plumbing Contractor

Construction Marketing

Plumbing contractors are the professionals that are trained to assemble, install and repair water pipes. They are also called upon when the toilet or the entire sewerage system is not functioning as usual.

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


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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Israel A Rising Star In Artificial Intelligence

Business Facilities

Israel has emerged as a leading player in Artificial Intelligence and Tel Aviv has been named as an Emerging AI Hub in Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings Report. Israel finished sixth in BF’s global ranking for Artificial Intelligence, with the U.S.,

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

Accelerating Project Performance


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

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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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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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.

A legacy of giving back – Q&A with Jay and Greg Korte

The Korte Company

Our company’s history began with a $5 bill a dad gave to his son before putting him on a bus to the Army. Ralph Korte didn’t make that $5 stretch over the last 65 years. But it was his father’s generosity that inspired his own desire to give back.

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

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

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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A new museum debuts inside the Empire State Building


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

Border wall contractors tapping new building tech

Construction Dive

Fisher Sand & Gravel, for example, used what it says is an entirely novel cast-in-place concrete system on the privately funded We Build the Wall section

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Best of healthcare design for 2019


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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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

What is Frost Action in soils and How to prevent it?

The Constructor

The two critical frost actions in the soil are the frost heave and the frost boil. Frost heave is the phenomenon in which the water molecules present. Geotechnical Engineering Soil Engineering frost boil frost heave prevention of frost action

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.

What is the future of architecture as a profession?


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.

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

Characteristics of Good Timber

The Constructor

Timber is naturally occurring material and it is used for several engineering purposes. The timber used for various purposes should be of quality. Building Materials good timber Timber quality wood wooden houses

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.

Amenities war no more? Research report explores multifamily market


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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Engineers implement system to improve practices through reporting of failures

Construction Dive

The reports submitted through the CROSS-US system will remain confidential, but the public can review commentary and analysis on each case for free

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