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Buying a House Is About to Get a Lot More Expensive

Pro Builder

Buying a House Is About to Get a Lot More Expensive. ldeakins. Wed, 09/14/2022 - 09:53. A large share of homebuyers will soon be priced out by higher mortgage rates as the Fed continues to target the housing market in its race to tame inflation.

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Ultra-Lightweight Concrete: Materials, Properties, and Applications

The Constructor

Ultra-lightweight concrete, which is also known as super lightweight concrete or infra-lightweight concrete, is a state-of-the-art concrete in terms of density and insulation properties and classifies as concrete with a dry density lesser than 800 Kg/m3.

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36 Different Types of Plumbing Valve

CivilJungle

Plumbing Valve. A plumbing valve is a system that is installed in the plumbing system. Plumbing is generally defined as the system where we need to install pipes and other required works to fix the drainage system. What Is Plumbing Valve?

The Connected Construction Professional Series: Construction Equipment and Fleet Management Professionals

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Your Construction Equipment and Construction Fleets are Your Company’s Biggest Capital Assets—Protect It With Better Data. Construction Best Practices

Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

Implementing lean construction for infrastructure projects

Lets Build

Almost all large infrastructure projects have something in common: They frequently suffer from cost overruns and significant delays. As the size and challenges of these projects continue to grow, so do the problems they bring for general contractors and construction companies.

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Biden Administration Awards PhilaPort $20.3M For Expansion

Business Facilities

The Port of Philadelphia will use the award to build a new 100,000-square-foot warehouse and make safety and efficiency upgrades at the Tioga Marine Terminal.

Why Connected Data is the Key to a Successful Construction Business

Viewpoint Construction Technology

There is so much construction data out there, but without connected solutions to leverage it, your projects could be the missing significant benefits. Construction Best Practices

Construction Company Employee Compensation And A Note On Taxes

Randal DeHart

There are a few different methods that employers use to pay their employees, and while they may have similarities, they each also have implications for your construction business and employees.

Types and Roles of Admixtures in Pumpable Concrete

The Constructor

Any admixture that improves the workability of concrete is advantageous for enhancing the pumpability of concrete. Various chemical admixtures like air-entraining admixture, high-range water-reducing admixture, and finely divided admixture have been utilized to improve concrete pumpability.

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

Pharmaceutical, Aviation R&D Projects Bring $55M To Virginia

Business Facilities

Civica will invest $27.8 million in a pharmaceutical testing facility in Chesterfield County; DroneUp will invest a total of $27.2 million in two facilities.

Turnkey JOC Program

Job Order Contracting

The 4BT-PEP is a turnkey JOC Program that delivers the highest performance at the lowest possible administrative cost.

How Much Does New Home Construction Cost in 2022? Here’s a Full Breakdown

Pro Builder

How Much Does New Home Construction Cost in 2022? Here’s a Full Breakdown. ldeakins. Fri, 09/16/2022 - 10:49. It's no surprise that new-home construction costs surged amid a supply-chain storm and a labor shortage mid-pandemic, but just how pricey are new residential projects?

What Is Epoxy Paint? | 5 Difference Between Epoxy Paint & Normal Paint | How To Apply Epoxy Paint

Civiconcepts

What Is Expoxy Paint? Epoxy paints are made up of latex acrylic and a small amount of epoxy, where epoxy is one type of polymer that is responsible for the … What Is Epoxy Paint? | | 5 Difference Between Epoxy Paint & Normal Paint | How To Apply Epoxy Paint Read More ».

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

Alabama Forest Products Companies To Invest $92M, Create 70+ Jobs

Business Facilities

In Dothan, AL, SmartLam North America will invest $62 million in a new glulam manufacturing facility and Peak Renewables will build a $30 million wood pellet production plant.

Comprehensive job order contracting (JOC) system implementation and support services

Job Order Contracting

Comprehensive job order contracting (JOC) system implementation and support services are now available without excessive fees with the 4BT-PEP OpenJOC(TM) Job Order Contracting Knowledge Information Solution.

The Return of the Butler’s Pantry—Why Homeowners Are Prioritizing Second Kitchens

Pro Builder

The Return of the Butler’s Pantry—Why Homeowners Are Prioritizing Second Kitchens. ldeakins. Fri, 09/16/2022 - 10:36. Homeowners are revamping their kitchen spaces with supersized pantries meant to keep cooking messes out of sight .

Thermal Insulation | Thermal Insulation Materials In Buildings | Best Thermal Insulation In Buildings

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What Do You Mean By Thermal Insulation?

Building the Foundations of the Future: Digital Construction in 2022 and Beyond

FlowForma surveyed 100+ construction executives. This eBook details their opinions and delves into their drivers for workflow and process automation, reliance on manual processes, digital capabilities and goals for process automation, and digital transformation initiatives in 2022 and beyond.

North Carolina Lands World’s Largest Silicon Carbide Materials Facility

Business Facilities

Over the next eight years, Wolfspeed expects to create approximately 1,800 jobs at its new Silicon Carbide Materials manufacturing facility in Chatham County, NC.

A Fun Dome Home in New York State

Natural Building

I am posting this mainly because I think the design and execution of this large dome home is very nicely done. It is obviously not a geodesic dome, but rather one created with curved wall framing. The simple shingled exterior looks rustic and effective in shedding water.

Home Prices Are Dropping, but Are Not Expected to Crash

Pro Builder

Home Prices Are Dropping, but Are Not Expected to Crash. ecatalano. Thu, 09/15/2022 - 11:30. Home prices are facing an imminent decline, likely caused by a surge in mortgage rates. Home prices have seen a significant increase since the financial crisis in 2008-2009, more than doubling nationally.

Free ATS Buying Guide

ExactHire - Partnership

Recently released on ExactHire’s website is a comprehensive overview of applicant tracking systems. We have a detailed account of features provided, the cost of the software, important integrations, and the overall importance of the product.

Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

T/CCI Manufacturing Awarded First REV Illinois Award 

Business Facilities

The Central Illinois EV Supplier will invest over $20 million to manufacture electric compressors and establish an EV innovation hub in Decatur.

What is Dowel in Canal | Purpose and Functions of Dowel

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Dowel in Canal? The dowel is a short raised edge on the side of a service road. They are present between the service road and the waterway or channel. In irrigation systems, these dowels are mostly used to support the stress of moving water. Sometimes it is also known as Dowla.

Mortgage Rates Are on the Rise, but Now Might Be a Good Time to Buy—Here’s Why

Pro Builder

Mortgage Rates Are on the Rise, but Now Might Be a Good Time to Buy—Here’s Why. ldeakins. Wed, 09/14/2022 - 09:48. Housing costs are on the rise, and rather than waiting for yet another barrage of mortgage rate hikes, prospective buyers could benefit from staying ahead of the curve.

How to Choose the Perfect Wardrobe for a Small Apartment Bedroom

Civiconcepts

One of the essential pieces of furniture for everyone’s bedroom is the wardrobe, which is essential to house not only clothes but also other personal items such as shoes, scarves, beauty … How to Choose the Perfect Wardrobe for a Small Apartment Bedroom Read More ».

The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses.

Plastics On The Move

Business Facilities

The eighth largest industry in the U.S. continues to grow as demand for plastics in construction, automotive, and electrical/electronics markets expands.

9 Best Methods of Transportation of Concrete

Learn Civil Engineering

What Is Transportation of Concrete? Transportation of concrete means the transferring or moving of concrete from the place of mixing to the construction site.

To Buy or Not to Buy? Recession Fears Push Sellers and Builders Into Rental Market

Pro Builder

To Buy or Not to Buy? Recession Fears Push Sellers and Builders Into Rental Market. ldeakins. Mon, 09/12/2022 - 10:21. As homebuyer demand wavers amid record-high housing costs, sellers and builders are investing in a red-hot rental market.