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Social distancing and site monitoring tech rapidly rolling out to US construction sites

Construction Dive

Tools to help keep jobsites safe and productive, which should have been the norm long ago, will be around long after the coronavirus pandemic dissipates, construction tech experts say

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11 Steps in Construction of Multi Storey Buildings

Learn Civil Engineering

Hello guys,welcome to the Expert Civil blog, today we are going to discuss about Eleven Steps in Construction of Multi Storey Buildings, i hope you will like it. What are the Eleven phases of construction? Here are the basic steps involved in the construction of multi storey building :- Planning Excavation P.C.C Work Materials Column […]. Building Construction Civil Engineering casting Column Column layout Concrete construction excavation How to multi storey building P.C.C

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Will The Corporate Footprint Shrink Due To COVID-19?

Business Facilities

A CoreNet Global survey reveals corporate real estate professionals' belief that remote work and virtual meetings will last beyond the COVID-19 crisis, and the corporate footprint will likely shrink as a result. Read: Will The Corporate Footprint Shrink Due To COVID-19? at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Lack of Trust has Doomed the Construction Sector

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery. One thing is for certain, no one can solve a problem without asking the right questions. The negative practices that have affected the construction sector (including architects, engineers, builders, operators, and real property owners and facilities managers-AECOO sector) can not be resolved with technology.

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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 Business Communication Strategies During A Pandemic

Contractor Bookkeeping

Most small business owners face a time in their career when they have to communicate in ways or about topics they aren't confident with. COVID-19 has put construction business owners in the position of having many conversations that are uncomfortable and stressful.

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Modular Monitor: Offsite offers unique answers to healthcare systems in a crisis, Part 2

Construction Dive

A month after the niche leapt to the occasion to address immediate, mid- and long-term needs, we have a snapshot of its successes and shortcomings, and a revised look at the future

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A Guide To Construction Tower Cranes

cnstrctr

The workhorses of construction sites around the world. The post A Guide To Construction Tower Cranes appeared first on cnstrctr. Construction News Division 01 - General Requirements Featured Articles General Construction Knowledge construction contractor crane crane safety how are tower cranes used? jobsite tower crane what is a tower crane? why are tower cranes used

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Why Employee Assistance Programs Are Valuable During & After COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

Why Employee Assistance Programs Are Valuable During & After COVID-19. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 05/07/2020 - 10:19. How to help your employees and their families during and after the coronavirus pandemic with employee assistance programs

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COVID-19 Resources for Australia

Viewpoint Construction Technology

There's a lot of information on how Covid-19 will shape the future of construction in Australia. We've gathered resources to you keep you up-to-date. Viewpoint News

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Webinar Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our webinars, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how webinars have affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button:

Bay Area construction opens to new set of rules and guidance

Construction Dive

Companies must work with owners to re-imagine “essential” onsite personnel, create work shifts and structure the layout of the way work is performed, says AGC of California CEO Peter Tateishi

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Change Orders in Construction – 101 Guide

Lets Build

Change orders are common to construction projects. After a project contract is agreed upon, and the construction plan and schedule have been finalised (including the schedule of values in accordance with works needed to be completed), the project owner may decide that the initial plans don’t meet his demands or the architect may detect a non-conformity that needs to be fixed. Free guide: How to reduce construction delays by more than 20%.

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How to Navigate the Scheduling Impacts of COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

How to Navigate the Scheduling Impacts of COVID-19. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 05/06/2020 - 17:21. Varying degrees of stay-at-home directives in response to the spread of COVID-19 have been issued across the country, with each state taking a different approach to its enforcement of projects that it deems essential to the community and continued operation of local government, while maintaining social distancing guidelines

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5 Key Features of Viewpoint Team

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint Team is the perfect solution for UK contractors looking to increase project collaboration, productivity and profits. Viewpoint Technology

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Reader Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button below:

Report: Q1 hotel construction pipeline strong despite pandemic

Construction Dive

Hotel projects under construction in the first quarter were at an all-time high, but hotel owners are extending their opening and construction start dates by four to six months

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Reopening Main Street post-COVID-19 quarantine

BD+C

Bringing people back downtown and to shopping streets will require confidence that the health crisis is abating, and a future outbreak will be minimized. States are now starting to re-open retail, and California Governor Gavin Newsom announced this week that California is moving to Phase Two of the State’s re-opening strategy, which includes some retail stores, with restrictions.

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How to Make Your Business Work Without You

Construction Business Owner

How to Make Your Business Work Without You. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:58. Help your construction company operate more efficiently by taking yourself out of the equation and giving your employees responsibilities

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How to Take Care When Restarting Equipment

Construction Equipment

Why Should I take extra care after prolonged periods of downtime? If equipment is unused for long periods of time, a number of things can happen that will cause trouble during restart. Here are just a few examples: Pneumatic and hydraulic filters can be contaminated with water Pneumatic and

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Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

AECOM posts record $42B backlog amid COVID-19 crisis

Construction Dive

The Los Angeles-based multinational contractor also saw revenue increase 5% compared to last year's Q2 as most of its 50,000 projects have continued despite the pandemic

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Classification of buildings based on occupancy

Learn Civil Engineering

Classification of buildings based on occupancy As we know that, a building may be classified based on different parameters like occupancy, load transfer in the structure, materials used, degree of fire resistance, etc. so today I’m going to be share about Classification of buildings based on occupancy. The building based on occupancy are classified as […].

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5 valuable questions building engineers will be asking after COVID-19

BD+C

There are so many unanswered questions we are sorting through during this pandemic. The big one for me is: what will be the new normal in the post-COVID-19 world and to what extent will the way we interact with the built environment change? Unfortunately, this is a question that can’t be answered precisely right now and that is really tough for me as a practical, fact-based, to-the-point engineer

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Public Sector Facilities Stewardship

Job Order Contracting

Optimizing the capital reinvestment and best value outcomes associated with the planning, procurement, and project delivery of repair, renewal, or new construction of physical structures has proven problematic for public sector real property owners. For decades, federal and other public sector real property owners had little actionable information as to the inventory and condition of their real property assets.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Wearable technology in the time of COVID-19

Construction Dive

Proximity Trace™ is helping general contractors comply with new safety protocols to get back to work safely

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What are the different types of roads in India?

Learn Civil Engineering

Hello guys, welcome to civil expert blog , today we are going to discuss about what are the different types of roads in India. What do you mean by Road? Road is a open and generally public way for the passage of vehicles, people, and animals. Pavement always finished with a tough smooth surface. Road […]. Highway different types of roads in India District Roads Expressways mean by road National Highways roads State Highways types of Village Roads

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5 Ways to Reduce Interruptions During a Construction Project

Construction Junkie

The following is a guest post from Anastasios Koutsogiannis, Content Marketing Manager at LetsBuild. In construction, interruptions are events that break the continuity or progress of construction work. These interruptions bring down a construction project’s rate of efficiency and are the biggest contributors to disruptions and delays on the construction site.

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Improving Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

INTRODUCTION. Significant improvement across the AECOO sector (architecture, engineering, construction, operation, owner) requires an understanding of the critical parameters. Improving construction planning, procurement, and project delivery involves consideration of core “competencies”, “process”, “efficiency”, and “technology” Or, put another way, People, Process, Information, and Technology. Competencies.

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Thermal cameras monitor construction worker health on NYC contractor's jobsites

Construction Dive

Technology can help ensure employee safety but privacy issues need to be considered too, says Associated Builders and Contractors

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Gypsum as a Building Material

Learn Civil Engineering

The building gypsum is white and has a density of 2.6 to 2.75g / cm3 and a bulk density of 800 to 1000kg / m3. As per GB9776-88 building gypsum can be classified into high-class, first-class and acceptable grades in light of strength, fineness and setting time (see the below table) Among them, bending strength and compressive strength are measured by letting samples contact with water for 2 hours. Indicators Grades High-class First-class Acceptable Strength […].

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Yanmar’s next gen rubber duck

Digger Blog

Yanmar Compact Equipment EMEA has taken the wraps of the next generation of its B75W compact wheeled excavator. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

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Covid-19 Could Be Boon for Drone Industry

Construction Equipment

While Covid-19 has slowed or stopped most on-site projects, new drone delivery services have surfaced. But according to Drone DJ most business within the drone segment is not dropping off, because work still has to get done. Dan Burton, CEO of DroneBase, says the company inspects wind turbines

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