Sat.Jan 19, 2019 - Fri.Jan 25, 2019

Concrete Sweating – Phenomenon, Causes and Prevention

The Constructor

Concrete sweating is the phenomena of accumulation of water droplets on the surface of concrete due to the difference in temperature of the outer. Concrete Properties Concrete Technology Repair/Protection Guide

Safer K-12 design: School should feel – and look – like school

BD+C

K-12 schools exist to engage students in active learning, providing them with the skills and knowledge for successful futures. Unquestionably, these environments should also be safe and welcoming.

Difference Between Flexible Pavement and Rigid Pavement

Construction Cost Estimating

The pavement designing is complicated task in Transportation Engineering. The most recognized methods for pavement design are Rigid pavement and Flexible pavement. The pavement surface has good longevity and it can resist the load operating from the wheel tyres.

Improving Your Construction Technology Knowledge in 15-Minutes

John Chaney

You can learn a lot in 15 minutes. Viewpoint’s Take 15 webinar series — launched last year — has been met with rave reviews, and we have a whole slew of new topics planned throughout 2019.

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

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

OSHA Now Using Drones For Safety Inspections

FDR Safety

We are in the midst of a technological revolution. No matter the job, technology continues to find its way into every corner of every industry, including construction.

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Overbudget to Overjoyed: The Magical IDP Charrette

Stok

“Okay, so how far over budget are we?” As frustrating as this question is, it’s all too commonly necessary on projects of all sizes.

It’s Tax Time. Is Your Construction Organization Ready?

John Chaney

Tackle Your Tax Questions During Viewpoint’s 2019 Tax Symposium for Construction. That three letter word is back: TAX. That word can mean something different depending on your role at your construction organization. For many, it’s a puzzling, stressful and taxing (pun intended) word.

Times are changing, and sustainable cities are taking notice

BD+C

The environmental and sustainability movement has been an exercise in market transformation. Participation in the movement can be as narrow as an individual making a personal commitment, and as broad as a multi-nation effort like the Paris Climate Agreement.

Richmond, Virginia, has $500M+ of hospital projects planned or under construction

Construction Dive

The regional market is ripe for contractors well-versed in what the Facilities Guidelines Institute sets out as design and construction best practices for medical projects

Path to Net Zero: A Guide to Carbon Offsets

Stok

The thought leadership process: How to get the attention your marketing-self craves

Construction Marketing Ideas

The concept is simple enough in theory: You build a reputation for yourself and your organization as the true thought leader in your area of expertise.

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7 AEC marketing trends to watch for in 2019

BD+C

While AEC firms are catching up on integrated marketing and branding techniques, many continue to market their services the way they have for decades. These firms will begin adapting in 2019 — before it’s too late. Marketing is changing rapidly.

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6 major projects that will wrap this year despite some obstacles

Construction Dive

Crews are working hard at these developments to meet the schedule after, in some cases, several years of construction and delays

Trailer Mounted Concrete Pumps

The Constructor

Trailer mounted concrete pump is a type of concrete pump generally mounted on a single axle or multi-axle trailer and high pressure is used to pump.

Job Order Contracting - Untitled Article

Job Order Contracting

Optimize Your Facilities Construction Project Procurement & Delivery Process. It’s now possible for any public sector real property owner to measurably improve construction project efficiency and satisfaction using 4BT’s innovative OpenJOC(TM) LEAN Job Order Contracting Solution.

Folsom Hotel opens five months early using modular construction

BD+C

The Fairfield Inn in Folsom, CA was Marriott’s first hotel built using offsite construction methods. Guerdon Modular Buildings, a member of the Modular Building Institute, harnessed hybrid techniques while building the 97 room, 52-module hotel

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With BuildingConnected deal, Autodesk readies customers for the digital wave

Construction Dive

Autodesk's $275 million acquisition of the bid management platform, its third deal in recent months, allows users to fully digitize reluctant construction processes, CEO Andrew Anagnost told Construction Dive

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6 Sustainable Innovations Shaping Construction

The Constructor

Sustainable innovation is the process in which sustainability considerations including environmental and economy are taken into account from idea. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Uponor Wins Project of the Year Award for Hutchinson Facility

Contractor Magazine

Economic Development Association of Minnesota honors new PEX plant

AEC professionals should push for net zero projects

BD+C

Architects, engineers, and construction professionals should move aggressively to encourage more clients to build to net zero, says Gunnar Hubbard, FAIA, LEED Fellow, in a column posted at Real Estate Weekly

How tech giants are driving US construction trends

Construction Dive

While HQ2s and office projects draw the most eyeballs, companies like Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are driving construction outside cities and across the country in the form of data centers, warehouses and more

LEAN Construction Services Procurement and Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Efficient & Quality Construction Services Procurement and Delivery should not be this hard!

International Impresses with CV Series Medium Trucks

Construction Equipment

If you run a fleet, you might have something like International’s new CV, a Class 4 and 5 truck that’s at the light end of the medium-duty market. If so, it’s probably a Ford F-450 or -550, which dominates that segment, or maybe a 4500 or 5500 from Ram, which has become an aggressive competitor

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Architecture billings slow, but close 2018 with growing demand

BD+C

Architecture firm billings growth softened in December but remained positive for the fifteenth consecutive month, according to a new report released today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for December was 50.4 compared to 54.7 in November.

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Intel to spend billions to expand Oregon chip factory

Construction Dive

Hillsboro officials said they have not received any applications for add-ons to the tech giant's facility there, but insiders say planning could start soon

This Is No Time To Put Off Your Strategic Business Planning

Construction Informer

The post This Is No Time To Put Off Your Strategic Business Planning appeared first on Construction Informer Blog. Construction Management Trending

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Mesh Long- and Short-Term Views for Excellence in Equipment Management

Construction Equipment

A construction company is an exciting place to work. Every day is different, and change seems to be the only constant. All this excitement, change, and turbulence comes about because construction companies continuously bid for, build, and complete unique projects: discrete well-defined pieces of

Hackers can easily take control of construction cranes

BD+C

Researchers working for Japanese cybersecurity company Trend Micro were able to take control of construction cranes with surprising ease, according to a report in Forbes

OSHA relieves contractors from some electronic recordkeeping

Construction Dive

The final rule alleviates some privacy concerns by getting rid of electronic reporting requirements for two work-related injuries and illnesses forms

8 Tips On Making Email Marketing Work For Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Freddie Tubbs. As a contractor, you probably have some former clients you want to stay in contact with and a need to bring the new customers in. The ideal way is to communicate with both of these groups in a timely, consistent manner and let them know what you are up to.

Airports: Kansas City, O'Hare Redevelopments Show How Not to Deal With Transparency

ENR Construction

The cost of the design for a new Kansas City International Airport has nearly doubled since a developer was picked in September 2017 in a very open, if chaotic, process.

Rethinking classroom design to promote collaboration

BD+C

Today’s fast-paced and ever-changing educational climate demands an enhanced focus on the learning needs of students.

Santa Clara, California, transit authority starts $4.7B Phase II of BART extension

Construction Dive

Work on this stretch of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system will include the creation of a 5-mile subway tunnel and four new stations