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Brick Masonry Definition, Types, and Construction

The Constructor

What is Brick Masonry? Brick masonry is a highly durable form of construction which is built by placing bricks in mortar in a systematic manner to. Brick Masonry Building Technology Guide

5 Tips To Make Your Construction Business More Profitable

cnstrctr

PDF This Article. Construction is a cut-throat industry, and making your construction business more profitable can be a challenge. Making more money isn’t rocket science, by following our five tips you’ll be increasing your profits in no time!

Court Limits Scope Of OSHA Inspections

FDR Safety

Based upon a communication from Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently found that OSHA could not expand the scope of an injury-based inspection to a wall-to-wall inspection based on the employer’s OSHA 300 Logs.

The Transforming Construction Technology Ecosystem, Innovative Viewpoint Clients Among Key Highlights of Day 3 of Collaborate 2018

John Chaney

The changing construction technology landscape and our clients’ innovative uses of technology were in the spotlight for Day Three of Collaborate 2018.

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

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

5 technologies boosting productivity on the jobsite

Construction Dive

Here are the tech tools contractors say they are using to work smarter, more accurately and faster with fewer accidents and injuries

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3D scanning data provides solutions for challenging tilt-up panel casino project

BD+C

Jaynes Corp., a premier general contracting firm with locations in New Mexico and Colorado, eschewed traditional methods and instead used state-of-the-art 3D scanning technology to document the location of rebar in tilt-up panels at the Albuquerque, New Mexico, Sandia Casino and Resort. The project included a 28,000-sq-ft, two-story office complex adjacent to the main casino.

Construction Podcasts Worth Checking Out

John Chaney

Are you a podcast listener yet? You have no shortage of ways to consume media these days, but we’ve found podcasts can be a great way to learn something new, hear from interesting people or keep up with the latest construction news while you’re commuting to work, exercising or cooking dinner.

Bullied by BIM? Fight back! Go paperfree!

DebunkTheBIM

Despite BIM having been around for 3+ decades, it is by no means embraced by the global AEC. There is a thin layer of participants that push the idea for various reasons (usually superficial), and there are people (in a very small minority) that practice it wholeheartedly. (my

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OSHA: Design flaws caused Hurricane Irma crane collapses

Construction Dive

The three tower cranes that collapsed last year had jibs that were vulnerable to wind turbulence, according to an agency report, which is prompting manufacturers to re-evaluate their designs

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Amazon bound to transform construction by investing in prefab startup

Geniebelt

Amazon announced its decision to invest in Plant Prefab, an innovative startup with a focus on in-factory construction, smart technology, and sustainable building. Plant Prefab is located in California and is originated from LivingHomes, a leader in designing and developing prefabricated homes. The announcement of this game-changing deal comes at a very interesting point for. Future of Construction Amazon modular construction Plant Prefab Standar standardisation

Mel Robbins Inspires on Day 2 of Viewpoint Collaborate 2018

John Chaney

Keynote presenter Mel Robbins gets attendees of Viewpoint’s Collaborate 2018 conference motivated during the morning general session. It’s the little things that can make a big difference.

Colorado: Growing Their Own Talent

Business Facilities

Leveraging his state’s impressive assets, Gov. John Hickenlooper aims to plant Colorado’s flag on the summit of red-hot growth sectors like cybersecurity and unmanned aerial systems. Read: Colorado: Growing Their Own Talent at BusinessFacilities.com.

Study: Managing costs tougher for firms than finding talent

Construction Dive

Costs are a challenge for more construction industry companies than finding and retaining labor, according to a new survey, but the latter continues to sap budget dollars for technology and fleet upgrades

Footing Bar Bending Schedule (BBS) – Estimation of Steel Quantity

The Constructor

Bar bending schedule (BBS) of an concrete footing provides the reinforcement details and the total steel quantity required for the footing. Concrete Technology Foundation Design Bar Bending Schedule Foundation design Isolated Footing

Construction’s Digital Transformation on Full Display at Collaborate 2018

John Chaney

Viewpoint CEO Manolis Kotzabasakis welcomes attendees to Portland and shares highlights of the past year. It’s an exciting time to be in construction. What has become a $10 trillion-plus industry is showing no signs of slowing down, with 85 percent growth in volume expected by 2030 to around $15.5

See control flow concrete in action

GCP Applied Technologies

See control flow concrete in action. Phillip.fry@gc…. Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:13. GCP Applied Technologies. October 18, 2018. Conventional concrete has long been the material of choice for some of the world’s largest building structures.

2 robots in tandem create 3D-printed building components

Construction Dive

Singapore-based researchers developed robotic printers that can create a concrete structure without colliding, paving the way for larger-scale collaborative printing in the future

Court Limits Scope Of OSHA Inspections

FDR Safety

Based upon a communication from Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently found that OSHA could not expand the scope of an injury-based inspection to a wall-to-wall inspection based on the employer’s OSHA 300 Logs.

Initial Setting Time and Final Setting Time of Concrete

The Constructor

Initial setting time of concrete is the time when cement paste starts hardening while final setting time is the time when cement paste has hardened. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Cement Concrete Technology How To Guide Tests on Cement

Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention Holds First Strategic Planning Session

Contractor Magazine

Alliance recently became classified as a public charity under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3

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Department of Energy halts $17B nuclear facility construction

Construction Dive

DOE nixed prime contractor CB&I Areva MOX Services, well into work at the South Carolina site, following claims of subpar construction and cost projections three times the original estimate

Salesforce Creating 600 Jobs In Georgia

Business Facilities

The enterprise software company will invest $12.25 million to expand its regional headquarters in Atlanta's Buckhead district. Read: Salesforce Creating 600 Jobs In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

What is Concrete Temperature Limit?

The Constructor

Concrete Temperature limits are established to ensure that high quality concrete with specified requirements are produced. Various standards and. Concrete Technology

AHR 2019 Education Program Announced

Contractor Magazine

Show is the industry’s best opportunity to take advantage of free seminars, professional certifications and continuing education courses under one roof

What the construction industry can expect post-Hurricane Michael

Construction Dive

A shortage of building materials and manpower are among the challenges ahead for contractors performing work in the devastated Florida Panhandle

Endress+Hauser Building New Facility In Texas

Business Facilities

The international automation solution company will build a new 100,000-square-foot Gulf Coast Regional Center in Pearland, TX. Read: Endress+Hauser Building New Facility In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured International Manufacturing Texas corporate expansion Employment Endress+Hauser instrumentation Pearland Pearland Economic Development Corporation Site Selection Ziegler Cooper Architects

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Initial and Final Setting Time of Cement

The Constructor

What is Initial Setting Time and Final Setting Time of Cement? Initial setting time is the period taken by the cement to start hardening itself from. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Cement Concrete Technology How To Guide Tests on Cement

Green, and then some: Architecture firms are helping cities raise the stakes in green design

BD+C

Cities and counties around the country are taking sustainability to new heights—and architecture firms are helping them raise the stakes in green design. San Diego and New York are among a growing number of local jurisdictions that are expanding the scope of their energy- and water-use requirements for new construction. The County of San Diego has committed to making all new buildings achieve zero net energy—preferably to produce more energy than they consume through on-site energy generation

How the midterm elections will impact the construction industry

Construction Dive

The course of infrastructure funding, immigration policy, the U.S.-Mexico Mexico border wall and local mega-projects could be decided by which Congressional and gubernatorial? candidates win in November

FreightWaves To Invest $3.9M In Tennessee Expansion

Business Facilities

The transportation and logistics data and content provider will create 260 new jobs in Chattanooga. Read: FreightWaves To Invest $3.9M In Tennessee Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Logistics & Distribution Tennessee Workforce Development Chattanooga corporate expansion data analytics FreightWaves Hamilton County Site Selection Technology Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development transportation and logistics

National Apprentice Contest Winners Announced

Contractor Magazine

The contests were held October 10th & 11th in Albuquerque, N.M. on the tradeshow floor during the CONNECT 2018 event

Industry experts talk AI: Oliver Hughes on the potential of Artificial Intelligence in construction

Geniebelt

Some weeks ago we hosted on our blog Colin Smith, Chairman at Cyclr Systems and had a very interesting chat with him on the advent of Artificial Intelligence in construction. This month we meet Oliver Hughes, co-Founder and Director of Digital Construction Week (17-18 October in London).

Robot dog coming to a construction site near you

Construction Dive

Boston Dynamics says its SpotMini robot is a good fit for jobsites due to its ability to survey a project via an onboard camera, pick up objects and navigate around obstacles