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New AI-enabled technology quickly identifies bridge defects

Construction Dive

The system uses drones to cut the labor costs of bridge inspections by up to 70%, the developers say

5 ways to activate ‘dead space’ in mixed-use developments

BD+C

While it will always be the tenants that bring traffic to a development, the real challenge for developers is keeping the traffic on-site for an extended period of time, creating opportunities for both cross-shopping and guest engagement.

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Construction Company Marketing - Leads, Customers, And Clients

Contractor Bookkeeping

It takes work to make the phone ring. It takes even more work to increase the sales ticket. Customers are looking for a contractor to do a little work. If you offer three options, do you find customers usually choose the middle option?

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Challenging Construction Cultures to Think Differently

Surveyor

How contractors can achieve behavioral change and succeed with any improvement initiative or implementation project

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

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

Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

Business Facilities

By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2019 Issue. T he rankings ecosystem is getting crowded and, like everything else in 21st Century America, it appears to be dancing to the tune of reality TV. The competition is the show: there must be winners and losers.

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Cannabis Manufacturer Charged with RCRA but No CDS Violations

Green Building Law Update

In a criminal case that says significantly more about the prosecution than the indictment on its face, the Federal government is prosecuting a leading cannabis industry manufacturer and distributor for criminal transportation of hazardous waste.

3 Ways to Reduce Construction Late Payments

Surveyor

By using technology to automate payment processes, contractors are realizing more control over payment timing, discounts and rebates

Business Facilities’ 2019 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities

By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2019 Issue. 15th Annual Rankings: 2019 Metro Rankings Report. ATLANTA NO. 1 IN GROWTH POTENTIAL. W e’ve subdivided our metro Economic Growth Potential ranking into small, medium and large categories this year.

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Lawmaker introduces bill to create OSHA heat standard

Construction Dive

OSHA has recommendations for protecting workers from heat-related injuries and illnesses but no formal national standard

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Difference Between Reinforced Concrete (RC) and Steel Structures

The Constructor

Reinforced concrete structures and steel structures follow a similar load transfer method but they differ in several factors like material, Building Technology Guide Difference Between Reinforced Concrete (RC) and Steel Structures reinforced concrete Steel Structures

Why Automation is a Do-or-Die Decision in Construction

Construction Business Owner

To an outsider, construction contracting probably seems like easy street right now. But there are two huge challenges facing the industry that are putting contractors in an unusual bind.

TN Named Best Business Climate, NC No. 1 In Growth Potential

Business Facilities

Tennessee has been named the state with the Best Business Climate and North Carolina is the top-ranked state for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings Report , released this week.

Populous unveils FC Cincinnati stadium design

Construction Dive

Turner is leading construction of the venue with soccer-specific design elements, which is a trend in new stadium builds across the U.S.

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Construction Contractors Remain Confident as Summer Begins, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

construction industry leaders remained upbeat regarding nonresidential construction’s near-term prospects in May 2019, according to the Construction Confidence Index released by Associated Builders and Contractors.

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Seismic Dampers- Types, Working Mechanism, and Components

The Constructor

Damper systems are designed and manufactured to protect structural integrities, controlling structural damages, and prevent injuries to the residents. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Resistant Design Earthquake Earthquake Design

Ontario Investing Nearly $4M In Mass Timber Innovation

Business Facilities

The Ontario government is opening the forest industry to jobs and promoting the use of sustainable renewable resources by investing in its first cross laminated timber plant. The province will invest almost US$4 million in Element5’s new facility, which will create over 60 jobs in St. Thomas.

How to Achieve an Injury-Free Jobsite

Construction Dive

The construction industry has begun to shift from reactive to proactive when it comes to safety performance. Still, with three construction-related fatalities happening every day, there still remains room for improvement

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How Construction Businesses Can Benefit By Using Cloud Technology

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Sharad Acharya. If you are a part of the construction industry or even remotely associated with a construction project, it is challenging to be oblivious to the hardships that come with the completion of a project.

Requirements of High Performance Concrete

The Constructor

High performance concrete (HPC) is produced in order to meet several requirements which are crucial for a successful construction of buildings in. Concrete Technology High Strength Concrete High Performance concrete

Business Facilities’ 2019 Global Rankings Report

Business Facilities

By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2019 Issue. Y ou’ve probably heard a lot of hand-wringing lately—particularly from U.S.

PCL solidifies its commitment to drone technology

Construction Dive

Following the contractor's recent signing of a partnership with 3DR, executive Bill Bennington said it offers a "different, more holistic view of a project and allows for more informed decisions on site "

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How to Create the Future Leaders of Your Company

Construction Business Owner

Companies that really invest in their employees often tend to make more money, win better contracts, and have less trouble finding and retaining great talent. Find out how to make the investment that offers the biggest ROI here.

Type of Wall Claddings

The Constructor

Indoor wall claddings are available in several types from normal wooden panels to 3D wall panels. Their types differ in material, texture and.

TX Tops Cybersecurity Leaderboard, KS Surges In Wind Power

Business Facilities

Texas has topped the leaderboard in Cybersecurity Growth Potential and Kansas is the top-ranked state for the percentage of electricity generated from Wind Power in Business Facilities ‘ 15th Annual Rankings Report , released this week.

EB-5 visa changes set for Q4

Construction Dive

Higher investment thresholds and a reworking of a special investment zone could affect development and construction industries starting in November

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Job Order Contracting

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What is Soil Suction?

The Constructor

Soil suction is defined as the state of the soil when it is under reduced pressure. It is measured in terms of the height of the water column (h). Geotechnical Engineering Soil Engineering factors affecting soil suction soil suction soil suction formula

California Is Land Of Opportunity, Michigan Is Motor King

Business Facilities

California has crushed the competition as the top-ranked state for Opportunity Zones and Michigan is still the undisputed heavyweight champ in Automotive Manufacturing Strength in Business Facilities’ 1 5th Annual Rankings Report , released this week.

New York firm claims world's largest 3D-printed home

Construction Dive

S-Squared's ambitions for its robotics machine extend from the 500-square-foot home to infrastructure and commercial buildings up to 1 million square feet

Multifamily transformation: Historic mansion converted to short-term housing for homeless families

BD+C

Two years ago, Cambridge, Mass., adopted ambitious net-zero energy standards for the construction and renovation of city-owned properties. One of the first projects to fall under this rubric was an 1885 Victorian home at 859 Massachusetts Avenue.

Back to the future with direct mail marketing

Construction Marketing Ideas

Many years ago, before the Internet’s advent, “direct marketing” usually meant sending mail.

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Steel Dynamics Chooses Texas For New Flat Roll Steel Mill

Business Facilities

Steel Dynamics, Inc. has named Sinton, TX, as the site for the company’s previously announced new state-of-the-art, electric-arc-furnace (EAF) flat roll steel mill.

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NY/NJ Port Authority issues RFI for JFK hub

Construction Dive

The process will solicit input for the design and scope of a mixed-use portion of John F. Kennedy International Airport's $13 billion redevelopment

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