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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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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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 BusinessFacilities.com. The grants, totaling more than $1.3

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.

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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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.

Advantages and Disadvantages of On-site and Off-site Construction

Construction Cost Estimating

The needs and restrictions at your construction project may make you choose between one of the two main methods of construction: on-site and off-site. Both are widely used in today’s construction industry, depending upon the requirements at the site and according to design.

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Top 10 construction site heroes


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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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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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.

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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Increasing your opportunities for growth with off-site construction

Construction Dive

Off-site construction comes with challenges when you aren’t in control, specifically related to scheduling, financing and engineering changes

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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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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Common Site Problems During Masonry Construction

The Constructor

Masonry structure is easy to design and construct, but various site issues may occur such as incorrect mix proportions, use of unauthorized. Brick Masonry Building Technology Guide

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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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Top 10 tips for successful construction site visits


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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Construction Site Fails


Some of the crazy things that happen on construction sites. What The Crew really get Up To On Construction Sites. I feel so much safer now that the crew is on the site! The post Construction Site Fails appeared first on Procurementexpress.com blog.

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[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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Weirdest things found on a construction site


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


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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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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13 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants

Business Facilities

The grants, totaling more than $5 million, will help rural communities overcome barriers to achieve Select Tennessee site certification. Read: 13 Tennessee Communities To Receive Site Development Grants at BusinessFacilities.com.

DD# 83: Publishing a Project Web Site

Cassell Construction Estimating

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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Location Spotlight: Northwest Ohio – Shovel Ready Sites

Business Facilities

Northwest Ohio is home to five certified sites tailored to the food/beverage industry. Discover the major assets of these shovel-ready sites and learn how your company can capitalize on the strategic advantages of doing business in Northwest Ohio.

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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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Allen Engineering AW16E Site Dumper

Construction Equipment

The Allen Engineering AW16E site dumper is fully electric, featuring a 48-volt rechargeable battery. The battery will power 4 hours of constant use and can be recharged with a standard industrial power cord. The buggy will travel at up to 6 mph, and has a bucket capacity of 16 cubic feet.

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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What are Permanent and Temporary Works at Construction Sites?

The Constructor

Construction site works are generally classified into permanent site works and temporary site works. Permanent site works are required for the entire. Building Building Technology Guide Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction

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10 Tips To Prevent Construction Site Theft


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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Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

Business Facilities

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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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

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

The 10 Pros And Cons Of Construction Site Inspections


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.

How IoT Makes Job Sites Safer

Construction Equipment

This is why groups like Versatile Natures, a company that provides on-site

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Top 20 construction news sites you have to bookmark


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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Tips to Manage Covid-19 On Site

Construction Equipment

Construction crews in many cities continued to raise cranes and swing hammers as much of the world shut down to stem the spread of coronavirus. While Boston and Pennsylvania ordered a halt to most construction projects, some other cities and states designated construction as an essential or crucial

Top 20 construction news sites you have to bookmark


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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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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