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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Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

Business Facilities Blog

As the demand for shovel-ready industrial sites keeps growing, more and more locations are initiating certified sites programs that streamline the approval process for new developments. Read: Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running.

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Trending Sources

A mobile Site Diary – at a price!

Extranet Evolution

Script and Go’s Site Diary complements a mobile-first construction project management application but the suite is not competitively priced compared to others. Site diary applications have also occasionally featured in this blog (eg: Contract Communicator in 2009 , and Note Vault in 2014 ), while a quick web-search for the term pointed me to, among others, Site Diary Plus and Tradies.

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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Mixing Reality on Site

ENR Construction

The worker pulls on his tool belt and snaps down the visor of his headset

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The 10 Pros And Cons Of Construction Site Inspections

Geniebelt

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.

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

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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10 Tips To Prevent Construction Site Theft

Geniebelt

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.

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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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

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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.

Site Selection for Green Office Building based on LEED System

The Constructor

The location where the green building is indented to be constructed and the environment surround the location play an important role in the overall. Building Technology and Construction Guide Buildings Green Buildings

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

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

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

Construction sites will be human-free by 2050, according to Balfour Beatty

BD+C

It may seem a bit far-fetched, but by 2050, construction sites may be completely human-free, at least according to a new paper from Balfour Beatty titled “ Innovation 2050 – A digital future for the infrastructure industry

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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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

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.

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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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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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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Shovel-Ready Sites: Certified and Ready to Go

Business Facilities Blog

Site selection professionals zero in on certified shovel-ready sites, which reduce development costs and put projects on a fast track to success. Shovel-Ready Sites: Certified and Ready to Go appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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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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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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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

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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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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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.