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


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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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.

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.

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.


3D: 3 viable printing tech developments for construction

Construction Dive

Completion of the world's longest 3D-printed pedestrian bridge and other recent milestones indicate the technology is making big advancements

Placement of Rebar in Footings – Horizontal and Vertical Rebars

The Constructor

Concrete and Steel make up any structural building as concrete is high in compressive strength and steel provides the resistance to tensile stresses. Building Materials Building Technology Guide How To Guide Steel Structures Structural Design Structural Detailing Structural Engineering Structures

Times are changing, and sustainable cities are taking notice


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.

Uponor Wins Project of the Year Award for Hutchinson Facility

Contractor Magazine

Economic Development Association of Minnesota honors new PEX plant

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

7 AEC marketing trends to watch for in 2019


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.


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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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

My House is Making Me sick!

Contractor Magazine

Air temperature is not the true measurement for comfort. Operative temperature is actually the true measure of comfort

AEC professionals should push for net zero projects


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

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.

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

Path to Net Zero: A Guide to Carbon Offsets


Folsom Hotel opens five months early using modular construction


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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Rees Construction Prepares for the Next Century

Construction Equipment

As a fifth-generation contractor, Paul Rees has experienced the construction industry firsthand for as long as he can remember. His company, Rees Construction, was established in 1887, and has operated out of Quincy, Illinois, for over 130 years. The company was passed down to Rees by his father

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

More Tunnels Found Along US-Mexico Border

ENR Construction

While the president wants his wall, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents keep finding subterranean tunnels crossing the U.S. border with Mexico

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Architecture billings slow, but close 2018 with growing demand


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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5 Ways to Make 2019 a Record-Breaking Year

Contractor Magazine

None of them will take more than an hour to do yet each can have a profound impact on the rest of your year


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

Google Taps Black & Veatch to Help Build Solar in Asia

ENR Construction

A 40,000-panel solar farm in Taiwan will be the company's first such project in Asia


Hackers can easily take control of construction cranes


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

Two Cases of Legionnaires' Confirmed at PA Health Care Center

Contractor Magazine

Eastern PA news affiliate WFMZ-TV reports one diagnosed Jan. 2nd, the other Jan.

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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