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How to Spark a Craft Workforce Revolution

Construction Business Owner

By 2031, 41% of the current workforce will retire, and exiting baby boomers will only continue to exasperate the shortage. How many of your employees plan to retire in the next 5 years?

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Using technology to head off construction fraud

Construction Dive

With up to 6% of annual construction revenue lost to fraud, contractors are arming themselves with tech-enabled protection

Overcoming Common Facilities Management Challenges – 2019 and Beyond!

Job Order Contracting

The common facilities management challenges can be mitigated using LEAN alternative construction planning, procurement, and project delivery. Common Facilities Management Challenges: Limited Budget Limited Resources & Staff Deferred Maintenance Prioritizing Projects Meeting Project Timelines.

One Dozen Reasons Contractors are Moving to Cloud-Based Construction Software

Surveyor

Here are 12 reasons why your construction organization should be considering change sooner rather than later

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

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

Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State

Business Facilities

With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018. Read: Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State at BusinessFacilities.com.

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5 Methods to Increase Structural Stiffness

The Constructor

The improvement of structural stiffness is crucial because the trend of building construction is toward taller, wider floor, and longer span. Structural Engineering Tall Buildings Buildings Shear Walls Structural Design

Magic and More Lined Up For Collaborate 2019 Keynote Agenda

Surveyor

This year’s keynote speaker line up for Collaborate 2019

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New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages

Business Facilities

All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018. Read: New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages at BusinessFacilities.com.

Can Louisiana handle $32B of industrial construction?

Construction Dive

Developers plan on combating a shortage of skilled labor with alternative strategies like modularization and the use of robotic devices

How Coarse Aggregate Affects Mix Design of Concrete?

The Constructor

Coarse aggregate is one of the essential components of concrete and occupied largest volume. That is why it greatly affects concrete mix design. Building Materials Building Technology Guide How To Guide Mix Design Guide

5 Ductless Mini Split Myths

Contractor Magazine

Misconceptions and outdated information about ductless systems can keep homeowners from making the best decisions

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Rivacold Creating 140 Jobs In Georgia

Business Facilities

The Italian refrigeration systems manufacturer will create 140 jobs and invest $5 million at its first U.S. facility in Gwinnett County, GA. Read: Rivacold Creating 140 Jobs In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Tech 101: Digital Twins

Construction Dive

Here's what you need to know about digital twins, or virtual models of buildings that collect information about structures using sensors, drones and other wireless technology

Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers- Properties, and Applications

The Constructor

Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) is a type of composite materials consist of carbon fiber and polymer. The carbon fiber provides the strength. Concrete Technology Fiber reinforced fibre Fibre reinforced

Why the True Margins Are in How You Use Your Data

Construction Business Owner

How would it impact your decision-making process if you knew with a high level of certainty that workers making less than a certain amount were 30% more likely to get hurt on the job? What if you were confident that educating your project managers resulted in 20% less turnover in your employees?

Surface Dynamics Investing Nearly $10M In Tennessee Expansion

Business Facilities

The company, which provides additive manufacturing technologies for biomedical manufacturers, will create 110 jobs over the next five years with the expansion of its Bartlett, TN operations. Read: Surface Dynamics Investing Nearly $10M In Tennessee Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

10 global startups honored for technologies gaining momentum in construction

Construction Dive

From around the world, meet the winners of Cemex's 2019 Construction Startup Competition, focused on ways that technology can help solve the industry's biggest problems

How Fine Aggregate Affects Mix Design of Concrete?

The Constructor

Fine aggregate is on of the major constituents of concrete which can influence concrete mix design substantially. Various factors such as fine. Building Materials Building Technology Guide How To Guide Mix Design Guide

Weaving mental healthcare spaces into the neighborhood

BD+C

When I was growing up, we often discussed mental health and wellness in our home.

Henkel And ALPLA Partner For $130M Investment In Kentucky

Business Facilities

The partnership's expansion project will enhance laundry detergent production in Bowling Green, KY and is expected to create up to 60 full-time jobs. Read: Henkel And ALPLA Partner For $130M Investment In Kentucky at BusinessFacilities.com.

CBP awards $305M worth of Texas border wall contracts

Construction Dive

This is the second round of border wall contracts Southwest Valley Constructors has been awarded in the state by the government agency

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5 Monitoring Techniques for Early Strength Gain of Concrete in the Field

The Constructor

Monitoring early strength gain of concrete in the field is crucial task for the success of some construction works like starting critical shoring and. Building Technology Guide How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Concrete concrete strength Concrete Technology Concrete Tests

[VIDEO] Conexpo 2020 to Showcase Sustainable Building, 3D Printing

Construction Equipment

At a recent press conference, AEM offered a glimpse into how Conexpo 2020 will showcase disruptive technologies and trends that will shape the future of the industry. These exhibits will give attendees a chance to learn about electric equipment, unmanned machines, predictive maintenance, and

Hino Motors Celebrates Opening Of West Virginia Manufacturing Plant

Business Facilities

Over the next three years, the truck manufacturing company plans to invest $40 million and create 250 new jobs at its Mineral Wells, WV facility. Read: Hino Motors Celebrates Opening Of West Virginia Manufacturing Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

Naval base damaged in California earthquake could need $2.2B in repairs

Construction Dive

Officials from the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake have met with several contractors but still need to secure funding from Congress

Formwork -Technical, Functional, Economical, and Safety Requirements

The Constructor

There are several requirements that formwork structure need to meet otherwise it would not serve its purpose adequately. In order to make sure that. Building Technology Guide Formwork/Shuttering Building Materials formwork

5G expected to give a boost to construction technology

BD+C

Fifth-generation cellular technology (5G) will enable enhanced data flows and faster response times that will boost technologies used by the construction industry, according to research firm GlobalData.

Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC. Read: Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Recover from conventional thinking: The future depends on it

Construction Dive

Building materials need to be resilient in order to enable a building to respond to natural disturbances

Water Absorption Test on Roofing Tiles

The Constructor

Water absorption test is the measurement of moisture quantity that roofing tile may absorb. If water absorption is too high, the tile may suffer from. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Tiles GE Lab Tests

23-Year-Old Invents SkyHorn Load Warning System

Construction Equipment

Robert Burke’s family has worked within the construction industry since as long as he can remember. So when the opportunity to create a worksite safety device fell into his hands, he felt a personal pull to pursue it. “My My dad has been in the construction industry for a long time, so I started

Hoosier Logistics Doubling Indiana Workforce In Multi-City Expansion

Business Facilities

The logistics and supply chain management provider will invest more than $5.65 million to grow its operations and buy new equipment over the next five years. Read: Hoosier Logistics Doubling Indiana Workforce In Multi-City Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Work begins on border wall segment paid for with military funds

Construction Dive

A 2-mile section of fencing in Lukeville, Arizona, is the first portion to move forward since the Supreme Court allowed the use of defense funding