How to Keep Your Construction Site Safe

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If you’ve been on a construction team or helped out a construction site, you understand the importance of maintaining a functional work environment. While having managers be responsible for overseeing the overall safety is a critical aspect, it’s a team effort and every single crew member needs to do their share to keep the site as safe as possible for everyone. A simple way to prevent injuries among your crew is to have on or two supervisors on the construction site at all times.

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Robots Invade the Const. Site

Construction Equipment

The robot has been deployed at several construction sites in recent months, including the new Harvey Milk Canvas, a company that has built a robot using artificial intelligence that’s capable of drywalling, has almost as much artistry as a skilled human worker according to an article in Wired.

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Planning and Site Preparation for Concrete

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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. Civil Engineering Planning Curing De-shuttering excavation Formwork Grading of Site planning Reinforcement Site Clearing Site compaction Site Preparation Site Preparation for Concrete Watering

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Tell Your Construction Site Story and Win Prizes

The Constructor

We all have been in a position where our construction sites become everything to us. We, the constructors, build the world. The attachment between a. Construction Engineering & Management

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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. Building Technology Guide Advantages of offsite construction advantages of onsite construction disadvantages of off site construction disadvantages of onsite construction off-site construction on-site construction

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I Just Read my 1000th Phase I Environmental Site Assessment this Year

Green Building Law Update

For those concerned about the state of the environmental industrial complex during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, I can report that last Friday I reviewed my 1,000th Phase I Environmental Site Assessment this year.

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Tennessee Awards Nine New Site Development Grants

Business Facilities

million, will help communities prepare industrial sites for economic development projects and achieve Select Tennessee site certification. Read: Tennessee Awards Nine New Site Development Grants at The grants, totaling more than $1.3

Effective Communication on Construction Sites Means Better Productivity

The Constructor

The construction industry makes a profit or loss based on the visibility of the works performed on the job site. In this sense, one should have the. Construction Engineering & Management How To Guide

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. are implementing site certification programs that give available sites a shovel ready designation—meaning that the site is primed and ready for economic development. To achieve certification, sites go through a rigorous review process. ODESSA: AN EXTENSIVE PROPERTY DATABASE WELCOMES SITE SELECTORS. By the BF Staff.

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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 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. John H. Boyd, founder of The Boyd Company, Inc., shares how he expects the COVID-19 pandemic to impact corporate relocation, commercial real estate and the states' battle for new industry and jobs.

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Top 10 construction site heroes

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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!) Construction construction construction site construction work construction workerThe construction sector involves a wide variety of professions with differing skill sets and backgrounds.

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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. Building Technology Guide Building Tips Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project How To Guide Construction Projects Construction site layout

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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. With the site planning and design capabilities in the new sketch tools and dynamic tool set scaler you’ll want to revisit your tool sets and custom profiles so your team can be more productive.

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Construction Quality Tools for a Site Engineer

The Constructor

Further to my article “Safety – a very first tool of a Construction Engineer,” I want to talk about Quality as another priority a. Construction Engineering & Management Exclusive

Concrete Slump Variations at Site: How to Deal with it?

The Constructor

Adjusting the slump of concrete is a part of the concreting process, which the contractors should manage properly and cautiously. The concrete slump. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Building Tips Concrete Properties Concrete Technology How To Guide Tests on Concrete Work Procedures

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells Used To Power Construction Site


The post Hydrogen Fuel Cells Used To Power Construction Site appeared first on cnstrctr. Weekly Construction News Analysis. All Posts Construction News clean energy contractor coronavirus fuel cell green hydrogen temporary power

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How to Control Soil Erosion on Construction Sites?

The Constructor

Soil erosion is one of the major concerns at construction sites but is often neglected. On top of that, construction works churn up the soil making. Construction Engineering & Management How To Guide

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How to increase the speed of response in your construction sites

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Increasing the speed of response in your construction sites is the first step towards a project with full site visibility where all stakeholders are facing the same direction. Read more: Good communication on the job site – Connect your teams and see everything.

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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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7 of the Spookiest Things Found on Construction Sites

Construction Junkie

Human Bones A crew at a Hillsdale, Missouri construction site made a startling discovery after one of their trucks got stuck in a field in January. Full story: Human bones found at construction site in Hillsdale | KMOV 2. Construction work can unearth some pretty interesting items.

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How to Adjust Subcontractor & Site Visitor Policies in COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

How to Adjust Subcontractor & Site Visitor Policies in COVID-19. One of the best ways to control the spread of COVID-19 on your construction project jobsites is by knowing exactly who is on-site and why. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 09/10/2020 - 14:53.

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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

How to connect site to office without any struggle

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It should start from the site and reach back to the office. Only then you will be able to bridge the gap between the site and the office and more importantly add context to all of your data. Do you have the right tools to connect your site to the office?

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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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Top 10 tips for successful construction site visits

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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 visitsConstruction projects can be very perplexed as they require perfect coordination and collaboration between numerous people. Accurate resource and material allocation is also a significant aspect of a project’s success.

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Plastic Pipes Valuable Through Off Site Const.

Construction Equipment

As part of the drive to create further value in the supply chain, manufacturers of these products are developing “offsite” bespoke fabricated systems that reduce the need for often complex on-site assembly. Plastic pipes are extensively used in housing and commercial construction.

Residential Buildings – Types and Site Selection for Residential Building

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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.

Weirdest things found on a construction site

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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. Sometimes workers come across old buried cars, WWII bombs or even old ships. In case you have heard some interesting stories, or you yourself have.

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Virtual site visits help control infection on project sites


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. Where projects are considered essential, they face disruptive physical distancing requirements, schedule delays, and restrictive onsite visits. .

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How BIM is empowering safety on site

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Nevertheless, BIM can significantly contribute to the prevention of severe accidents on site, as well. Safety BIM construction site safety safety in constructionIn most cases, the discussion around Building Information Modeling (BIM) tends to focus on the potential efficiency and financial benefits that it may entail for the construction industry. Construction is one of the most hazardous.

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Looking to the Future of Off-Site Construction

Pro Builder

Looking to the Future of Off-Site Construction. Is off-site construction the solution to affordability? This week's segment of The Weekly looks at the state of off-site construction. What will it take for builders to adopt more off-site construction methods?

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[SCENE VIDEO] Crane Collision at Austin Site

Construction Equipment

Two cranes collided on an Austin, Texas, construction site, causing dozens of people beneath them to flee the scene. “It It sounded like pipes falling. It was a loud crash; it made me turn,” Said Diane Stewart, who lives in an apartment near the worksite.

Technology Trends In Construction Improving Job Site Safety

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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. Here is a look at some ways these gadgets are making their way on construction work sites. Drones possess a tremendous potential to help mitigate job site risks and enable smarter ways of construction.

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Pennsylvania Contractor Finds Civil War Era Cannonballs During Site Excavation

Construction Junkie

Anytime you start excavating a new project site, there is always a chance to find some surprises buried within the soil. Full story: Cannonballs Found at Arsenal Site in Lawrenceville | Franjo Construction. via Pittsburgh Bureau of Police.

Waterproofing Showers, Part 2: Site-Built Pans

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Waterproofing Showers, Part 2: Site-Built Pans. Pay attention to these details to properly waterproof site-fabricated shower pans. ibush. Thu, 09/03/2020 - 10:37. Tim Kampert. Most luxury and move-up production homes have tiled showers in the owner’s suite bathroom.

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10 Tips To Prevent Construction Site Theft

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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. On top of that, it undoubtedly is shocking that 92% of the participants in CIOB’s research replied that they are victims of construction site theft weekly, monthly or yearly. The Issue of Construction Site Theft.

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Most common dangers on a construction site

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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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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

Interested in Off-Site Construction?

Pro Builder

Interested in Off-Site Construction? Curious about how off-site construction could help the industry? NAHB says off-site construction remains an innovative approach to the industry’s labor shortage issue, which coincides with the housing affordability crisis.


The 10 Pros And Cons Of Construction Site Inspections

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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. They can provide the certainty that everything proceeds as it should and in a safe way. It is clear that inspectors have a crucial job. They have.