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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Jobsite Unite: connecting site workers

Extranet Evolution

” Jay says it capitalises upon the increasingly common use of mobile devices and social media platforms by site-based workers. It is offered as an app in iOS and Android; the back-end is managed as a SaaS solution, with prices starting at $250pcm for unlimited users on 1-2 job sites.

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Trending Sources

Technology Trends In Construction Improving Job Site Safety

Construction Marketing Blog

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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Site-based AR – connectivity still a challenge

Extranet Evolution

I asked Martin McDonnell, Soluis’ chairman about how these technologies could enhance collaboration, particularly on-site. The benefits internally are slightly less obvious, but present huge opportunities which have the potential to transform the way a construction site looks and works.

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Screw Loose: Shenanigans on the Job Site

ProCore

It''s Wednesday! That means it''s time for another Screw Loose to bring a smile to your day. construction humor humor

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Internet Connection Alternatives for Remote Construction Sites

ProCore

While most of America has Internet access, it’s still a big country where varied terrain affects wireless communications and the patchwork of wired systems is in various stages of upgrade and repair.

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WorkHands: A Social Media Site for Construction Workers

Construction Marketing Blog

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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Steps in Preparing Site for Construction Projects -Soil Report, Excavation etc.

The Constructor

Steps in preparation of site for construction works involves geotechnical report, site clearing, excavation, grading and compaction. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Project Construction Construction Projects Site Investigation

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CONCRETE FORMWORK CHECKLIST AT SITE

The Constructor

Concrete formwork is a temporary supporting structure for concrete when it is placed at the construction site to keep the concrete in position and.

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Screw Loose: Pranks on the Job Site

ProCore

Sometimes you have to have a little fun on the job site. For this week''s Screw Loose, we bring you a hilarious video where friendly contractors prank unsuspecting onlookers. construction humor humor safety humor

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Builders Mutual Establishes Job-Site Safety Institute

Construction Equipment

Grants from JSI will help conduct research to produce studies that guide safety practices, set new safety standards, and influence worker behavior on job-sites

Smartphones and tablets are coming to the job-site. Now what?

Constructonomics

Foremen now have access to powerful phones and tablets on-site. 90% of the money is spent on site. While you can’t stay in business without accurate design and planning, the way you manage your job-site has such a large impact on the project financials that it often ends up deciding your margins. Now that all communications are archived and time-stamped, you actually have an accurate picture of what’s happening on site.

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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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Safety Measures to Prevent Accidents at Building Construction Site

The Constructor

Safety measures at construction sites helps to prevent unforeseen accidents. Accidents at construction sites may lead to loss of life and involve. Construction Construction Safety How To Guide Safety Guide safety

Quarrying of Stones for Construction Works – Site Selection and Methods

The Constructor

Site selection and methods used for quarrying for construction works is. Quarrying is the process of collecting stones from the natural rock surfaces. Building Materials in Construction Building Technology and Construction Guide Building Materials Buildings

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RECORDS TO BE MAINTAINED AT CONSTRUCTION SITE

The Constructor

Records to be maintained at construction sites play important role in construction activities. It is a document required to prove any construction. Construction Construction Management Construction Project Construction Planning Construction Projects

Adams County Brings New Life to Aging Industrial Site

ENR Construction

Adams County Human Services Center project creates thoughtful reuse for a former industrial building

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18 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants

Business Facilities Blog

million in grants will help communities and local organizations across the state of Tennessee prepare industrial sites for businesses. Read 18 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. The $6.2

Construction Site Security Options Now Include Robots

Construction Informer

Construction site security is getting cheaper and more easily deployed thanks to these 3 technologies. The post Construction Site Security Options Now Include Robots appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Google+. And, robots are even in the mix now. Construction Technology

How Technology Creates Safer Work Sites

Construction Equipment

Real Estate Journals.com list five examples of how technology is making construction sites safer. . . . Different types of technology help reduce the amount of construction risks, which mainly stem from a lapse in planning and communication. .

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How to Enforce Construction Site Fire Safety

Construction Equipment

Fire-related safety prevention in construction job sites can be enforced by following these steps, required by OSHA:

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Site design: Wellness extends beyond building walls

BD+C

And while our industry often focuses on the built environment, the impact of these values on a project extend beyond the physical walls of a building and should be part of the site design We’re talking about a lot more than green buildings these days. The environmental values in green building today are sustainability, resiliency, and wellness.

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POINTS TO REMEMBER FOR CIVIL SITE ENGINEERS

The Constructor

Following are few general points to remember for civil site engineers to make the construction work easier while maintaining quality of construction. How To Guide Tips Building Tips

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Tunnel Collapse at Hanford Nuclear Waste Site Leads to Site Area Emergency Declaration

ENR Construction

Collapse is another setback for the multi-billion dollar nuclear waste cleanup

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Job Site Safety

Collaborative Construction

The blog post linked below provides a nice summary of the top ten OSHA violations and ties those violations directly to the top four causes of injury on job sites. As a Unit 3 Instructor for the AGC's BIM Education Program I cover risk mitigation along with BIM contracts and insurance issues.

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Navisworks Resource Sharing Site

What Revit Wants

I thought it might be useful to set up a shared folder to allow Navisworks users to upload, download and share resources. The idea here is that lots of Navisworks resources (as listed below) can be exchanged and re-used on future projects. Why should we all keep reinventing the wheel?

Approaches to Managing Job Site Inventory

Construction Informer

By Jessica Stark There is no question that organization on the job site can mean the difference between efficient performance and costly errors. Managing Materials building materials job site losses job site material management materials thefts

CONSTRUCTION ERRORS DURING CONCRETING AT SITE

The Constructor

Construction errors during concreting at site may occur due to failure to follow specified procedures and good practice or outright carelessness. Concrete Concrete Technology How To Guide Work Procedures

Why Hand Protection Is a Priority on Construction Sites

ENR Construction

What they said at a Safety Week event about preventing hand injuries

Methods of Dewatering Excavations at Construction Site

The Constructor

Dewatering of excavations are required at construction sites generally for foundation works. Various methods for dewatering of excavations are. Excavation How To Guide Work Procedures Foundation

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Construction of Culverts and Minor Bridges- Siting and Investigation of Catchment Area

The Constructor

Siting considerations and investigation of catchment area for. Road or rail line projects involves construction of culverts and minor bridges. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Facilities Transportation Construction Transportation Engineering

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United Rentals Launches Online Rental Site

Construction Equipment

The UR site checks inventory at company branches near the job site and displays availability, multiple rates, fees and taxes, payment choices, and special requests.

Boeing Consolidating Defense, Space Sites

Business Facilities Blog

Read Boeing Consolidating Defense, Space Sites on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Aerospace & Defense Alabama California Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Missouri Texas Virginia Boeing consolidation Corporate Real Estate (CRE) El Segundo Employment Expansion Huntsville Long Beach Manufacturing Seal Beach Site Selection St.

Fabcon helps bring new life to brownfield sites

BD+C

As municipalities build out available real estate, virgin ground is eventually exhausted. And abandoned or blighted “brownfield” locations like munitions factories, steel mills and chemical plants become viable options to build. But that doesn’t come without its challenges. . REDEVELOP.

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Site design: Wellness extends beyond building walls

BD+C

And while our industry often focuses on the built environment, the impact of these values on a project extend beyond the physical walls of a building and should be part of the site design We’re talking about a lot more than green buildings these days. The environmental values in green building today are sustainability, resiliency, and wellness.

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Floating Rig Tackles Tricky Chicago Site

ENR Construction

Mounted on a barge in the Chicago River, a Manitowoc 888 ringer overcomes site challenges for 150 North Riverside tower. Equipment

Building Construction in Hilly Regions – Site Selection, Planning and Design

The Constructor

Building construction in hilly region requires comprehensive planning, site selection and design for slopes and sustainable concrete construction. Building Technology Construction Buildings