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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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5 Tips to Finding the Best Metal Roof For Your Home

Construction Marketing Blog

Metal roofs are increasingly becoming a popular choice among numerous homeowners across the globe. These roofs are not only durable but also quite affordable. You can utilize a variety of color and design options to make your metal roof pop out distinctly. Fitting your home with a good roof isn’t just about aesthetics – it’s about protecting your loved ones against harsh weather conditions and unpleasant environments for years on end.

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

States Push Rapid Growth of Microgrids

ENR Construction

California and Massachusetts are preparing to spend millions to support microgrid projects as the micro­grids—energy systems that can run separately from the wider grid system to protect critical facilities from power outages—are gaining steam nationally and worldwide

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

AIA small firm report: Half of employees have ownership stake in their firm

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has produced the first-ever

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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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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

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

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.

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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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

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

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 industry 'extremely positive' about nonresidential activity

Construction Dive

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

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

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.

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.

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

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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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.

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

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

McKinsey & Company: There is an $1.6tn opportunity for construction

Geniebelt

According to Jan Mischke, Senior Fellow at McKinsey & Company and one of the writers of the well-known McKinsey report ‘Reinventing Construction: A Route to Higher Productivity‘, the gap in productivity between average economy and construction is up to $1.6tn a year. This is a shocking statistic which highlights the potential. Construction Industry construction construction industry Jan Mischke mckinsey productivity

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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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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NYC Builder Who Challenged Trump Dies at 92

ENR Construction

Arthur Nusbaum, a former HRH Construction president, cut ties with then-developer over city ice rink rehab