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Wieland chalks up productivity gains to paperless project

Construction Dive

At a rural Ohio jobsite, Wieland Construction and its subcontractors are managing progress entirely from mobile devices — an investment they say has been offset by hours of time saved and countless mistakes avoided

Batching Methods of Concrete

The Constructor

What is Batching of Concrete? The process of measuring ingredients or materials to prepare concrete mix is known as batching of concrete. To get. Concrete Technology Concrete Batching volume batching weigh batching

Get some easy to follow tips for executing brick masonry from Floor to roof

Construction Cost Estimating

Brick masonry work is one of the most vital part of building construction. In this informative construction article, you will learn how to accomplish the complete brick masonry work from Earth beam to roof. The following four major steps are involved in brick masonry work :- 1. up to basement 2.

Construction Lead Services Survey Results

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey on the use of construction lead services by construction firms of all types, manufacturers, and related.

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 strategies to get construction projects back on track

Construction Dive

Industry leaders outlined actions during Procore's Groundbreak conference that contractors can take to keep stakeholders and workers happy amid setbacks

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Bidding, winning and delivering a Design-Build energy solution for a VA medical center

CK Power

When the Jefferson Barracks Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center underwent a $366 million upgrade in 2013, the construction of a central power plant —providing backup power redundancy to patient care buildings— was a key hurdle they needed to overcome.

Seqirus Investing $140M In North Carolina Expansion

Business Facilities Blog

The expansion will create 120 permanent highly skilled jobs and allow the company to increase capacity manufacturing influenza vaccines for global markets. Read: Seqirus Investing $140M In North Carolina Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Autodesk CEO: Automation creates an opportunity to be better

Construction Dive

In his keynote address Tuesday at Autodesk University in Las Vegas, Andrew Anagnost touted the strength of automation in construction roles as a means of creating efficiencies and empowering certain human roles

Amal Clooney Delivers Keynote at Opening of Greenbuild 2018

Contractor Magazine

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney gave the keynote address during the opening plenary for Greenbuild 2018 in Chicago

Defects in Concrete Structures – Types Causes, Prevention

The Constructor

Different types of defects in concrete structures can be cracking, crazing, blistering, delamination, dusting, curling, efflorescence, scaling and. Concrete Cracks Concrete Durability Concrete Technology How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide Durability Repair of Concrete

Mississippi Has The Winning Formula

Business Facilities Blog

A business-friendly environment and a can-do cooperative spirit smooth the way for relocating companies and for those who are planning new facilities or expansions in Mississippi. Read: Mississippi Has The Winning Formula at BusinessFacilities.com.

What you need to know about Amazon HQs in New York City, Virginia

Construction Dive

Navigating the legal agreements of $5 billion in investments — and requests for helipads

2018 SmartMarket Report Predicts Steep Rise in Green Projects

Contractor Magazine

2,000 building professionals participated from 86 countries; forty-seven percent of those participating expect to do the majority of their projects green by 2021

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Methods of Precast Concrete Constructions

The Constructor

Precast concrete construction system has its own characteristics which influence the layout, span length, construction depth, and stability system to. Building Technology Guide Precast Concrete Work Procedures Construction How To Guide

Greetings from Singapore

Construction Marketing Ideas

It’s billed as the “longest flight in the world” but Singapore Airlines does everything within reason to make it less long — including taking routes that aren’t always the shortest geographically.

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Half of industry expects majority of projects to be 'green' in 3 years

Construction Dive

The Dodge Data & Analytics study also revealed that although green building techniques are increasing, not everyone is pursuing third-party certification

Sarasota PHCC Endorses Campaign Against FPL's Business Practices

Contractor Magazine

Becomes twelfth organization to join a coalition of companies

The Simple Framework for Efficient and Open Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting

The OpenJOC Framework(TM) embeds core LEAN integrated project delivery and superior procurement practices to provide real property owners with optimal strategies strategy for consistently delivering on-demand, quality repair, renovation, and minor new construction projects on-time and on-budget.

Some more thoughts about “pay to play” and media publicity

Construction Marketing Ideas

A few minutes ago, I reviewed a series of story ideas submitted by a freelance writer. He had originally sought $200 per story but I responded quickly (without reviewing the story ideas) that I couldn’t pay that fee. So he offered to do the work for half price.

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Which hazards top OSHA's 10 most-cited safety violations list?

Construction Dive

Here is a breakdown of the total number of violations on this year's list per standard as well as details about each standard

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REHAU Offers BIM Files for Plumbing, Mechanical Systems Through UNIFI

Contractor Magazine

Subscribers to the cloud-based UNIFI platform Connect can locate and adopt manufacturer content into their internal libraries

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NTSB Issues 'Urgent' Recommendations After Mass. Pipeline Explosions

ENR Construction

Safety Board says state should require professional engineer review of gas-company plans and P.E. seal on drawings

A Tale Of Two Cities: Amazon Picks NYC, Northern Virginia For New HQ

Business Facilities Blog

After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs. Read: A Tale Of Two Cities: Amazon Picks NYC, Northern Virginia For New HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

Raiders' Las Vegas stadium progress: on schedule and hitting hiring goals

Construction Dive

The Mortenson and McCarthy joint venture-led project appears to be on track to meet its accelerated 30-month construction schedule and has exceeded minority participation goals by 82

Employees Happier, Healthier, More Productive in LEED Buildings

Contractor Magazine

USGBC survey indicates healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best-in-class talent

NTSB Update Notes 'Errors' in FIU Span's Design

ENR Construction

The latest update from the National Transportation Safety Board's ongoing investigation into the fatal bridge collapse continues to focus on two suspect members at the structure's north end

Gnotec Group Investing $5.9M In New South Carolina Operations

Business Facilities Blog

The Scandinavian automotive industry supplier will locate new operations in Orangeburg County, SC, its first in North America. Read: Gnotec Group Investing $5.9M In New South Carolina Operations at BusinessFacilities.com.

AECOM to exit 30 countries, change leadership

Construction Dive

Full-year income dropped 5%, and due to some “avoidable and unacceptable” issues in its fourth quarter, the firm will make changes to segments such as construction services, which is no longer led by Dan McQuade

Efficient Water Management’s Quiet Hero – the Water Meter

Contractor Magazine

The water meter is the quiet, but essential hero of urban water management

Arizona Construction Career Days Woos More Than 5,000 High-School Students

ENR Construction

Southwest construction firms support events in Tucson, Phoenix in effort to rebrand and attract the next generation of skilled workers

5 Tips for Protecting Your Equipment from Seasonal Damage

Construction Business Owner

Tech strategy requires a new type of construction worker

Construction Dive

Construction firms are scaling up their strategies by tapping tech talent with deep expertise in the nuances of construction, said an expert at Procore’s Groundbreak conference

Nation’s Best Design-Build Projects Recognized

Contractor Magazine

Water/wastewater projects among award-winning infrastructure solutions