On-site and Off-site Construction-Pros and Cons

The Constructor

On-site and Off-site construction techniques are widely used in the construction industry based on the objective and features of the construction.

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How to Keep Your Construction Site Safe

Construction Marketing

If you’ve been on a construction team or helped out a construction site, you understand the importance of maintaining a functional work environment. Before hiring any construction workers to work on your construction site, ensure that they are properly trained on how to work.

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Planning and Site Preparation for Concrete

Learn Civil Engineering

Planning and Site Preparation Today we will discuss about the planning and site preparation for concrete. But 1st we have to understand what planning is; and what is the need of planning and site preparation before getting into civil work.

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What are Construction Site Layout Considerations? [PDF]

The Constructor

Many considerations need to be accounted for while setting the layout of the construction site, for example, considerations for site access, offices.

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Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection

Business Facilities

Read: Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection at BusinessFacilities.com. Corporate Real Estate Daily News Executive Analysis Featured New Jersey Site Selection coronavirus corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) COVID-19 Economy Infrastructure interest rates John H.

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Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

Business Facilities

I n order to attract new development, locations have to be prepared for it and have sites that are ready to hit the ground running. To achieve certification, sites go through a rigorous review process. ODESSA: AN EXTENSIVE PROPERTY DATABASE WELCOMES SITE SELECTORS.

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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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Top 10 construction site heroes

Lets Build

Whether it’s someone fresh out of an apprenticeship, a labourer with decades of know-how and experience, or someone purely trained in a classroom setting, you’ll find that a construction site often represents an (albeit limited!)

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Virtual site visits help control infection on project sites

BD+C

Clients, designers, and builders are asking, how can we execute a renovation with as few people on–site as possible? COVID-19 has shut down non-essential construction projects in some areas and slowed progress in others.

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Contractors hire medical professionals for COVID-19 guidance, site visits

Construction Dive

From temperature-taking nurses to infectious disease control consultants, contractors are partnering with medical experts to create strategies for healthy jobsites and offices

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Bluebeam Revu: Site Planning 101

Carol Hagen

Site Planning just became easier with the Blubeeam Revu 2015 release thanks to the new Sketch Tools. Whether you want to place a crane, trailer or define a temporary parking lot you can now define dimensions and also create scalable tools to reuse with your common site plan items.

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What is Site Investigation or Soil Exploration? Objectives and Stages

The Constructor

Site investigation or Sub-Soil explorations are done for obtaining the information about subsurface conditions at the site of proposed construction. Geotechnical Engineering Soil Exploration Site Investigation site reconnaissance Soil exploration

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Sizing Up Sites In Rural Tennessee

Business Facilities

Henderson, Johnson, McNairy, Scott and Sequatchie counties are participating in a state program that will improve their inventory of available industrial sites. Read: Sizing Up Sites In Rural Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Top 10 tips for successful construction site visits

Lets Build

For that reason, frequent and detailed site visits can play a fundamental role in the effort to increase team efficiency. Construction Industry construction progress monitoring construction site construction site visits reporting tool site visits

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Readers Respond: Don't shut down sites in high-risk areas

Construction Dive

In response to last week's survey, Construction Dive readers weigh in on whether jobsites should close to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus in states like Florida, Texas and California, where cases are surging

Weirdest things found on a construction site

Lets Build

Here is a list with some of the weirdest things ever found at building sites. Miscellaneous construction industry construction site miscellaneous weird storiesThere are many stories about weird things found during construction.

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How BIM is empowering safety on site

Lets Build

Nevertheless, BIM can significantly contribute to the prevention of severe accidents on site, as well. Safety BIM construction site safety safety in construction

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Software Allows Robots to Site-Map

Construction Equipment

Researchers are working with a mobile robotic platform called Husky A200 that could be used for autonomous logistic tasks on construction sites.

Amid protests, some construction sites damaged, subject to curfews

Construction Dive

Most of the incidents across the country have been minor but several buildings under construction have been destroyed

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Post-Pandemic View of Construction Sites [PDF]

The Constructor

The corona-driven pause is going to bring a difference in the way the industries function. The construction industry, too, won’t be aloof from the. Construction Engineering & Management

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Technology Trends In Construction Improving Job Site Safety

Construction Marketing

More enticing are the low costs of the tools that lower the barrier for adopting these tech gadgets on site. Turner also states that it can be easy to get caught up in the “coolness” of these tools, but they also do offer real solutions to problems faced on sites.

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EmbedTek Helps Track Contact On Site

Construction Equipment

EmbedTek, a technology company specializing in the design and manufacture of embedded computer systems, software, sensors, and integrated displays, announced it has begun production and is accepting orders for PariRange, a peer-to-peer social distancing and contact tracing device. The PariTRange

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10 Tips To Prevent Construction Site Theft

Lets Build

Protecting your construction site can be harder than you think. According to CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) , only in the UK the construction is losing around 400 million pounds per year as a result of equipment theft and on-site vandalism. The Issue of Construction Site Theft.

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The 10 Pros And Cons Of Construction Site Inspections

Lets Build

Construction construction inspections construction site construction site inspection inspection inspectorInspections are an essential part of the construction process. If done correctly, they can have tremendous advantages for anyone working in the industry.

You Need to Review a SITES Scorecard, Now

Green Building Law Update

SITES is a sustainable landscape rating system. SITES is modeled after the LEED green building rating system. the USGBC associated certification body for LEED, announced it had acquired the exclusive rights to the SITES rating system, its publications and trademarks.

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Top 20 construction news sites you have to bookmark

Lets Build

There is a vast number of construction news sites. Construction Industry construction blogs construction news sites contractor magazinesStaying up to date with the latest construction news and trends is always a good idea.

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CONTAMINATED CONSTRUCTION SITE INVESTIGATION

The Constructor

Contaminated construction sites are those which possess risk to human health and environment. Geotechnical Engineering Soil Exploration Construction Site Investigation Soil Investigation With the increase in demand for infrastructure.

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Demolition begins at Hard Rock New Orleans site

Construction Dive

The cleanup of the hotel that collapsed during construction in October, including the recovery of two workers' remains and the removal of three nearby buildings, is scheduled to take six months

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WorkHands: A Social Media Site for Construction Workers

Construction Marketing

The site is styled after LinkedIn. After signing up on the site, users can add a profile photo and fill their profile with their experience. Another great feature that is very useful for users is that the site can create resumes based off the information in their profile.

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Top 20 construction news sites you have to bookmark

Lets Build

There is a vast number of construction news sites. Construction Industry construction blogs construction news sites contractor magazinesStaying up to date with the latest construction news and trends is always a good idea.

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Ebm-papst Investing $37M In Select Tennessee Certified Site

Business Facilities

Read: Ebm-papst Investing $37M In Select Tennessee Certified Site at BusinessFacilities.com. The plant is the Germany-based company’s second U.S. location and will create 200 new jobs over the next five years in Washington County, TN.

How to connect site to office without any struggle

Lets Build

Construction management construction field construction process construction reporting construction siteAs we all know, arguably the key factor in getting any construction job done is good communication.

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Residential Buildings – Types and Site Selection for Residential Building

The Constructor

Building Technology Guide Building Site Selection Construction Site Selection dwellings Residential Building Residential site plan Site Selection types of residential buildingsWhat is a residential building? A residential building is defined as the building which provides more than half of its floor area for dwelling.

[VIDEO] Create a Watermelon Construction Site

Construction Equipment

If you’re searching for a quarantine-friendly activity within the construction realm, creating a watermelon work site may be the project for you. KSAT Kids has a “snacktivity” that is said to encourage creativity.

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What Social Distancing Looks Like On-Site

Construction Equipment

Job sites may not seem like places for virus transmission, with employees spread out across a wide area. But over the course of the day, in a construction zone, there are choke points where employees would normally come into close contact. When Covid-19 became a threat, Truebeck Construction

Improving job-site safety through BIM technology

Construction Dive

Digital construction technology not only saves time and money, but also lives

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[VIDEO] Exoskeletons Offer Protection On Site

Construction Equipment

With safety being of paramount importance for workers on risky job sites, innovators within the construction industry have created exoskeletons for workers to wear for added stability and protection.

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What is grade of PCC used at site?

The Constructor

What is grade of PCC used at site? The post What is grade of PCC used at site? appeared first on The Constructor

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Most common dangers on a construction site

Lets Build

A construction site is hazardous because of the nature of work that is performed on it, and the kind of equipment that is used there. There is a big probability of accidents at a construction site, and this industry has the highest rate of fatal accidents. Workers have to work at great heights, handle heavy. Guest posts accident rate construction accidents

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Tampa Sends Nurses to Inspect Work Sites

Construction Equipment

Tampa’s City Hall is sending nurse-inspectors to the 52 largest construction sites in town to help keep workers healthy and employed. The use of nurses to do spot checks appears to be unique among the Tampa Bay area. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated construction and

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