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What You Need to Build a Successful Construction Business

Construction Marketing Blog

The construction business is rising again as the economy improves and outlooks are brighter, which is great for construction business owners. It is an exciting prospect to stop surviving and start thriving and growing your business!

Rhode Island goes for LEED for Neighborhood Development and SITES

Green Building Law Update

The State of Rhode Island is expanding its longstanding Green Buildings Act adding built landscapes to the list of public projects that must be built to recognized green building standards.

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Advanced Airfoil Components Manufacturing Facility Lands In Tampa

Business Facilities Blog

Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation have chosen Florida’s Hillsborough County as the headquarters location for their new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components.

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Substantial Completion of USPS center in Portland is cause for celebration

The Korte Company

How do you celebrate the success of a massive 818,000-square-foot United States Postal Service Distribution Center ? At The Korte Company, you start by recognizing the men and women who made it all possible

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

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

4 Tips for Ensuring Worker Safety on the Job

Construction Marketing Blog

Creating a safe working environment is one of the most important jobs for managers and business owners. When employees know that they are working in a safe environment, they can work more efficiently. This is because they do not need to worry about other concerns and completely focus on the task at hand. It’s important to recognize the potential dangers to worker safety and address it right away so that it does not blow up into a big issue.

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Amazonia, USA

Business Facilities Blog

Not since the Powerball jackpot topped $750 million have we seen so many people with dollar signs in their eyes lining up for their slim chance to win the big prize.

Is the future of Australian construction already here?

Geniebelt

Construction is a significant part of the Australian economy and the issue of efficiency is considered to be more than fundamental. The good news is that the Australian construction industry seems to be aware of this need. A great example is RESCON Builders who specializes in granny flats in New.

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Speedy Rise of Cowboys’ Mixed-Use Complex: Project of the Year and Sports/Entertainment Best Project

ENR Construction

The size and scope of this massive project—combined with a fast-paced schedule—required close coordination among all stakeholders

Solar Powered Theatre in France is a Real Feat in Engineering

Jetson Green

The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban recently completed a very interesting and innovative theater building in Paris, France. Shigeru Ban is well known for pushing the envelope when it comes to architectural design, as well as for his humanitarian design work, and this theatre is no exception.

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

Business Facilities Blog

The industrial real estate sector continues to benefit from many of the technology-driven shifts that are challenging the retail and office sectors, such as rising consumer dependence on e-commerce and mounting demand for data centers to support cloud computing, according to the latest U.S.

What Is Stress Ribbon Bridge

The Constructor

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Virtual Reality Finds a Niche in Equipment, Skilled-Trades Education

ENR Construction

When designing virtual-reality training programs for equipment operators, Serious Labs works to simulate as much of the real-life experience as possible

3 reasons why your firm needs cloud software

BD+C

Many businesses are looking to streamline operations, simplify processes, and cut costs. To achieve this, the need for seamless software solutions is paramount.

New Mexico Governor’s Report: A Catalyst For High-Tech Growth

Business Facilities Blog

By Jack Rogers. From the September/October 2017 Issue. L ast year, New Mexico secured one of the most coveted economic development projects in the country when Los Lunas was chosen to be home to Facebook’s massive new data center, the social media giant’s seventh data hub in the U.S.

How to Check and Maintain Slopes of Pipes and Drains at Construction Sites?

The Constructor

How the slope system in pipes and drains works and how to check and maintain the same at construction sites? What are the methods for the same?

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A Former Factory Worker’s Cottage Converted into a Home

Jetson Green

Renovating an existing building can sometimes be the greenest choice, and this revamping of a traditional worker’s cottage into a modern family home is certainly a prime example of this.

Race for talent drives office designs

BD+C

Last April, Dairy Farmers of America moved into a new 110,000-sf headquarters in Kansas City, Kan., that has only nine traditional offices, versus more than 175 offices in its old headquarters. Meeting rooms and workstations can be rearranged easily to accommodate current needs and future growth.

Texas Governor Presented With 2016 State Of The Year Award

Business Facilities Blog

Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott was presented with Business Facilities’ 2016 State of the Year Award by Senior Account Executive Joyce Wasserman, along with a proclamation from Chief Business Officer Ted Coene.

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How to Make Reinforcement Bars Corrosion Resistant?

The Constructor

How can the reinforcement bars be made corrosion resistant to be used for reinforced concrete construction? Read More at How to Make Reinforcement

Zero-Turn with Laser Focus on Comfort, Productivity, Reliability and Durability

Green Industry Professionals

Exmark introduced the Lazer Z diesel zero-turn mower at the GIE+EXPO in six models

The race to codify resilience design

BD+C

Last November, the International Code Council launched the Alliance for National & Community Resilience for the purpose of developing a whole community benchmark rating system by 2018. The alliance’s members include such heavy hitters as Target and Kaiser Permanente

Metromont Investing $8.8M In South Carolina

Business Facilities Blog

Metromont Corporation will renovate and expand its existing Greenville County, SC operations to accommodate new concrete operations, as well as an engineering facility. The precast concrete materials manufacturer’s $8.8

ENR New England Selects William J. Gilbane, Jr. as its 2017 Legacy Award Winner

ENR Construction

William J. Gilbane, Jr. will be honored as the 2017 ENR New England Legacy Award winner on Dec. 12 during the ENR New England Best Project’s awards event on Dec. 12 in Boston

$8 Billion Worth of Pipelines Approved by FERC

Construction Equipment

The three-person Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted approvals for the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast natural gas pipelines last Friday, in a 2-1 decision with commissioner Cheryl LaFleur dissenting

Loop NYC would reclaim 24 miles of park space from Manhattan’s street grid

BD+C

What was once a busy thoroughfare filled with exhaust fumes and the sounds of honking horns becomes a quiet strip of land, its oil-stained concrete reclaimed by nature and the angry honks of traffic relegated to the past.

Ingram Micro Investing $40M In Southeast Indiana

Business Facilities Blog

Ingram Micro will locate a new facility in Southeast Indiana, creating up to 550 new jobs. The California-based company will invest nearly $40 million to lease, renovate and equip a 590,000-square-foot facility in the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville.

IM Water/Environment Best Project: Basin Creek Water Treatment and Ancillary Facilities

ENR Construction

The Basin Creek water treatment plant in Butte, Mont., is the first in the country to install a ceramic membrane filtration system

Sprawling Shipping Container Home Built in California

Jetson Green

Some years ago the London-based architect James Whitaker designed an interesting shipping container office, which was unfortunately never built.

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BD+C

Nexen Tire Building North America Tire Technology Center In Ohio

Business Facilities Blog

Nexen Tire, a South Korea-based tire manufacturer, has broken ground for its new tire technology center in Richfield, OH.

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The Top 600: When Will the Hot Market Cool Off?

ENR Construction

The construction market is strong and continues to grow at a brisk pace. But contractors wonder how long the good times will last

Volvo CE Sales Up 34 Percent in Q3

Construction Equipment

Volvo Construction Equipment announced strong market share gains in key segments, coupled with good cost control and growing demand in most markets, helped Volvo CE post an especially strong third quarter of 2017.

Rebuild, retreat, or resist

BD+C

Houston is America’s fourth-largest city, thanks in part to its embrace of unfettered growth. But its swagger got doused during the last week of August, when Hurricane Harvey dropped more than 50 inches of rain, bringing a drenched and debilitated southeast Texas to its knees