Sat.Feb 24, 2018 - Fri.Mar 02, 2018

3 Construction Strategies for Senior Community Housing Renovation Projects

Commercial Construction

As noted in January’s Hard Hat Chat post about commercial real estate trends shaping Englewood’s work in the year ahead, we expect 2018 will maintain the same strong momentum we’ve recently experienced working with owners and operators to update existing senior communities.

Building The Foundation For A Great Safety Culture

FDR Safety

The idea of safety is misconstrued on a daily basis as a “Have To”, “How To” or “Learn To” idea. We’re are constantly reminded of the proper procedures to follow in order to do things the safe way whether at home or at work.

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How technology is streamlining the preconstruction process

Construction Dive

Digital tools are creating transparency and allowing for data exchanges that reduce time and eliminate confusion and errors — and the costs associated with them

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Factors Affecting Embankment Dams Design and Construction

The Constructor

There are number of factors that affect embankment dam design. That is why the designer needs to take these factors into consideration during the. Dams Water Resources Construction Dam

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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Oregon House passes construction wage protection measures

Construction Dive

The law would require general contractors to pay subcontractors' past-due wages under certain conditions. Similar measures are being enacted in other states

Types of Documents for Heavy Civil Construction Projects

The Constructor

Types of design and construction documents for heavy civil projects such as engineering design documents, bid documents, construction documents are. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Project Construction Construction Projects

ENR's Best of the Best Projects 2017

ENR Construction

What makes a project outstanding? To answer that question, every year, ENR invites teams from around the country to submit their best work to its regional Best Projects competitions, where it is judged on teamwork, safety, problem-solving, innovation and quality

UK construction events in 2018

Geniebelt

Recently we made a list of the upcoming European construction events in 2018. If you haven’t seen it, you can find it here. This time we are back with a detailed catalog of the top UK construction events for this year. We decided to focus on the UK market due.

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

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

Construction braces for Trump's new aluminum, steel tariffs

Construction Dive

The tariffs stand to benefit U.S. steel and aluminum companies but will likely lead to higher prices for construction firms and other manufacturers

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Factors Affecting Degree of Earthquake Damages to Buildings

The Constructor

Various factors such as brittle columns, stiffness elements, flexible ground floor, short columns, shapes, sizes, number of storeys, type of. Earthquake Engineering Buildings Earthquake

Project of the Year: Elizabeth River Tunnels Project

ENR Construction

Fabricated at a former dry dock for World War II ships located near Baltimore, 11 concrete tubes—each 10 times larger than a subway car—were towed 220 miles down the Chesapeake Bay by tugboats to Portsmouth, Va., without incident

Sheldon Chalet is Denali National Park’s first and only luxury hotel

BD+C

Located 6,000 feet above sea level on a nunatak just 10 miles from the summit of the tallest mountain in North America, the Sheldon Chalet is Denail National Park’s first and only luxury hotel.

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Survey: Small construction companies lukewarm on tech investment

Construction Dive

More than one-third of those surveyed said they had no plan to invest in big data or cybersecurity

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Will Proposed U.S.Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Hurt Construction?

Construction Equipment

In a February article, Engineering News-Record spoke with Ken Simonson, AGC's chief economist, and Anirban Basu, chief economist with Associated Builders and Contractors to get their expert opinions on how a proposed steel and aluminum tariffs might affect the construction industry

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Best Higher Education/Research: Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building

ENR Construction

Copper and canyons, long synonymous with Arizona, are the unmistakable inspiration for the 10-story, copper-clad Biomedical Partnership Building on the Phoenix Biomedical campus in downtown Phoenix

Annual Irrigation System Maintenance Helps Prevent Water Loss

Green Industry Professionals

Maintaining irrigation systems is an effective way to reduce wasted water and improve plant health

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Construction industry 'extremely positive' about nonresidential activity

Construction Dive

Enthusiasm for 2018 construction activity boosted Wells Fargo's Optimism Quotient to a 20-year high

Architecture Billings Continue Growth into 2018

Construction Superintendent Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The new year started on a strong note for architecture firms, as the Architecture Billings Index saw its highest January score since 2007. The American Institute of Architects reported the January ABI score was 54.7, up from a score of 52.8 in the previous month.

Higher Education/Research: Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building

ENR Construction

Copper and canyons, long synonymous with Arizona, are the unmistakable inspiration for the 10-story, copper-clad Biomedical Partnership Building on the Phoenix Biomedical campus in downtown Phoenix

Laser Crack Measurement System for Pavements – Application and Advantages

The Constructor

Laser crack measurement system is highly developed technological methods of inspecting pavements which has been used extensively around the world. Concrete Concrete Cracks Pavement Design Transportation Concrete cracks Concrete Technology p Pavements Transportation Engineering

Lowe's launches skilled trades program, providing tuition and pre-apprenticeships

Construction Dive

The home improvement retailer is rolling out "Track to the Trades" in four cities and plans to expand it nationwide later this year

But first, let me take a selfie: Designing sharable moments

BD+C

Selfies. Photo-ops. Instagram walls. We’ve all heard of these moments and have been on the lookout for opportunities in our everyday experiences.

Iron Workers to Add Supervisor Safety Training

ENR Construction

The Iron Workers and the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) are working in concert to roll out a national safety supervisor training program that the organization believes will be the first of its kind developed for a particular trade

What’s in Your Work Boot?

Construction Business Owner

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports slips, trips and falls comprise nearly 25 percent of all reported accident claims, including roughly 12,000 accidental deaths every year in the United States. Employers are placed in a difficult position.

Washington, DC issues permit for preliminary hyperloop work

Construction Dive

The permit, which lacks details, was issued to the Boring Company, owned by Elon Musk, just weeks after Baltimore issued a similar permit

Manhattan’s Irish Hunger Memorial undergoes $5.3 million renovation

BD+C

Designed by sculptor and public artist Brian Tolle, the Irish Hunger Memorial is devoted to honor the Great Irish Hunger and Migration of 1845 to 1852.

Stage Is Set as Las Vegas Highway Makeover Nears Completion

ENR Construction

The Nevada Dept. of Transportation is ready to rumble with the third and final major phase of Project Neon, a $900-million, 3.7-mile-long widening of Interstate 15 that began in 2016

Will U.S. Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Hurt Construction?

Construction Equipment

In a February article, Engineering News-Record spoke with Ken Simonson, AGC's chief economist, and Anirban Basu, chief economist with Associated Builders and Contractors to get their opinions on how a proposed steel and aluminum tariffs might affect the construction industry

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5 tips for winning a LEED project

Construction Dive

Green Badger founder and CEO Tommy Linstroth discusses how firms can set their LEED project proposals apart from the competition

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Net zero commercial building trend shows strong momentum

BD+C

The number of net zero commercial buildings under construction in the U.S. and Canada in 2017 rose by nearly 50% over the previous year.