The Dotted Line: Mitigating the risk of unforeseen site conditions

Construction Dive

If a contractor signs a contract stating it's responsible for all conditions before doing its due diligence on site conditions, a contract expert said, it should anticipate schedule-killing litigation

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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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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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Rhode Island goes for LEED for Neighborhood Development and SITES

Green Building Law Update

acquired and relaunched the SITES v2 rating system on June 10, 2015. To date SITES has not moved the marketplace. Codes and Regulations LEED LEED for Neighborhood Development Rhode Island Green Building SITES

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.

CRE Construction Project Site Selection: 3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Match

Commercial Construction

When it comes to choosing a site for a commercial construction or CRE project, finding the perfect match between a brand or concept and an available space is one of the most important steps in the planning process. Does the site match up with infrastructure needs?

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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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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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Top 10 tips for successful construction site visits

Geniebelt

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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Top 20 construction news sites you have to bookmark

Geniebelt

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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How BIM is empowering safety on site

Geniebelt

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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Weirdest things found on a construction site

Geniebelt

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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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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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. Almost half of the prerequisites and credits in SITES are based in part on credits in LEED NC or LEED ND, and some of the SITES Guidelines and Performance Benchmarks 2009 have been incorporated into LEED v4.

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WuXi AppTec Expands New Jersey Site

Business Facilities Blog

Read: WuXi AppTec Expands New Jersey Site at BusinessFacilities.com. The expansion will create over 200 jobs and make the operation one of the largest laboratories for preclinical and clinical drug development testing in the U.S.

DD# 83: Publishing a Project Web Site

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

Note: When publishing a Project Web Site the files created are for the currently open project in P6. To publish a Web Site start by going to Tools > Publish > Project Web Site. In the Publish Project Web Site wizard General Tab you can: Enter the Web Site Name.

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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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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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Guidelines for site layout or job layout at construction site

Construction Cost Estimating

Site layout refers to the plan of the construction site. It also illustrates the present relationship of the site with its surrounding with regards to communication, approaches and existing facilities. The site layout is mainly based on the following factors.

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.

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Safety Measures in Construction Site

Construction Cost Estimating

Constructions sites are the place where risks are inevitable. The workers on the job site are exposed to various dangerous situations. The content discusses the basic site safety rules that every work site must follow.

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Evaluating Natural Disaster Risk In Site Selection

Business Facilities Blog

Natural disaster risk is an important site selection factor that has the risk of being overlooked when evaluated alongside factors such as workforce and logistics. . Site selection is all about reducing risk for companies. By Amanda Taylor.

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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.

Top 20 construction news sites you have to bookmark

Geniebelt

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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Two-thirds of the day on the site is wasted shown in Danish university study

Geniebelt

Up to 66% of the day on a construction-site is dedicated to anything but actual building work. As reported by the National Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), the researchers followed craftsmen in renovation projects on four different construction sites for.

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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Three developers in the running for Minnesota riverfront site

Construction Dive

Paul will have to deal with site-specific challenges like active railways and the parcel's position along a bluff Whichever wins the deal for the up to $150 million project along the Mississippi River in St.

JCB Site Dumpers

Construction Equipment

Line of site dumpers includes the 6T-1 with either a front- or swivel-tip bucket and 13,228-pound capacity; the 7T-1 Hi-Viz with front-tip and 15,432-pound capacity; and the 9T-1 with front-tip and 19,842-pound capacity. The dumpers are designed and built by JCB, and include JCB components: a 74

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RESIDENTIAL BUILDING SITE PLANNING

The Constructor

The requirements of site for buildings with different occupancies are different. So all the buildings proposed for different purposes have different requirements and thus different considerations for their site selection. Soil at site should not be of made up type as far as possible.

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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Roles and Responsibilities of a Civil Site Engineer

The Constructor

Roles and responsibilities of a civil site engineer depends on the nature of construction works in a project. Civil site engineers performs various. Construction Engineering & Management Construction

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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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Site Factors Affecting Construction Cost of Heavy Civil Projects

The Constructor

There are several site factors that lead to increase construction of heavy civil projects. These factors are not the same from one project to another. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project Construction Construction Projects

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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.

City officials approve drones to monitor, inspect sites

Construction Dive

The Spokane Public Works Department in Washington says it will employ unmanned aerial vehicles to quickly and safely perform necessary inspections on existing infrastructure and ongoing construction projects

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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North Tech students tour Korte construction site

The Korte Company

Earlier this month, our team was pleased to welcome a group of students for a tour of our ongoing work at Alton Memorial Hospital’s Medical Office Building B in Alton, IL.

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LaGuardia Shoehorns $8B Megaproject At Busy Site

ENR Construction

Queens airport juggles a complex renovation, lots of contractors and hordes of travelers in a tight space with tough overseers

Florida Industrial Sites Join Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program

Business Facilities Blog

Duke Energy has just completed the evaluation of industrial sites in Florida’s Pasco, Polk and Sumter counties through the company's Site Readiness Program, which helps advance prime parcels for industrial development opportunities. Florida Industrial Sites Join Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southeast Utilities blog-july-2015 Duke Energy Economic Development florida Site Readiness Program

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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