May, 2022

Sustainable Construction: What You Need to Know About UK Building Regulations’ Part L

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Technology is Helping UK Contractors Meet Environmental Denands and Regulatory Compliance. Construction Best Practices

5 Key Considerations When Constructing Agricultural Steel Buildings

Construction Marketing

In the construction industry, wood is probably one of the most popular materials used. But with technological advancements, steel has become a more viable option, especially in the agricultural field. Agripreneurs are now taking advantage of steel buildings for their agricultural projects.

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Santa Rosa Is Winning Jobs With Triumph

Business Facilities

The remarkable story of how Santa Rosa County, FL turned a devastating economic disaster into unprecedented growth and job creation.

How to Distinguish Between Shear Wall and Column?

The Constructor

The geometry of a section of a shear wall and a column can be similar to the extent that the question of when a rectangular column becomes a wall. Column Design Shear Walls Structural Engineering

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Cohousing Communities Are Becoming More Popular

Natural Building

Cohousing is a kind of intentional community of private residences with shared communal spaces. The homes are generally clustered around shared space. Each home has traditional amenities, including a private kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms and living spaces.

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When the Unthinkable Happens: Contractor Shares Lessons Learned from a Ransomware Attack

Viewpoint Construction Technology

5 Questions with E.R. Snell’s Justin Snell on how his company addressed a data security breach and why it modernized to protect the business. Construction Best Practices

How To Choose The Right Crane For Your Project

Construction Marketing

Cranes are essential to any major construction project, providing safe and efficient on-site transportation of heavy materials. In fact, most major construction projects would either be too dangerous or outright impossible without the help of cranes.

Hyundai Will Build First Fully-Dedicated EV Plant In Georgia

Business Facilities

Hyundai Motor Group will invest more than $5.5B in the electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facility, which will be built at the Bryan County Megasite. .

High-Performance Building Envelope

The Constructor

A high-performance building envelope constitutes all the elements of a building’s outer shell that allows high-level control over different variables. Building Technology Guide

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Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Why Does Engineering Matter in Everyday Life?

Learn Civil Engineering

Engineering has a role to play in almost everything that surrounds us. That gadget for your daily errands is nothing without the work of the engineers. And possibly there are no roads and bridges if engineers do not exist.

What Is A Privacy Fence | How To Install Privacy Fence | Best Privacy Fence Materials

Civiconcepts

Privacy Fence If you want to keep the backyard, the lawn is protected from the prying eyes of neighbours or other strangers people in the case installation of Privacy fencing … What Is A Privacy Fence | How To Install Privacy Fence | Best Privacy Fence Materials Read More ».

Understanding BIM in the UK Part 2: Changes in the UK Naming Convention and the The UK Annex

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We continue our series on the recent changes in the UK Naming Conventions, and how IS0 19650 differs from previous BIM standards. Construction Best Practices

Overcoming Your Most Common Construction Business Time Waster

Contractor Bookkeeping

Every day you make financial decisions about your company, which affect how successful and sustainable your construction business is. If you're responsible for the bookkeeping and all the paper management (bills, receipts, estimates, invoices), you could be making errors that affect your decisions.

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

Connecticut Gets Back In The Show

Business Facilities

Officials at AdvanceCT say that the Nutmeg State is ratcheting up its game to convince businesses—near and far—to take their business to a better place: Connecticut.

Test Method for Slump of Sealants

The Constructor

The test method for slump of sealants covers a laboratory procedure for determining the degree of the slump of a sealant when used in a vertical. How To Guide Material Testing Guide

Different Types of Windows for Home with Pros and Cons

Learn Civil Engineering

There are different types of windows, if we say in a simple language, a window is an opening to serve the purpose of ventilation, sunlight, etc.

How To Read Measure Tape | Reading A Tape Measure | Measuring Tape Reading

Civiconcepts

What Is Measure Tape? A Measure Tape is a tool used for dimension measurement. The measure tape is widely used to measure length, width and height and it is made … How To Read Measure Tape | Reading A Tape Measure | Measuring Tape Reading Read More ».

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Introducing Our Brand New Vista and Spectrum User Summits!

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Have you heard the news? The Trimble Viewpoint User Summits are coming this June! Viewpoint News

Unconventional Ways To Market Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

One of your greatest fears is wasting money on a less than good lead. They may or may not have any genuine desire for services. Sometimes a person is committed to collecting three bids when they already have someone picked out to do the work.

Four Expanding Companies To Invest More Than $104M In North Carolina

Business Facilities

In North Carolina, four expansion projects announced in the past week will bring a total of more than 530 new jobs to Cabarrus, Gaston, Nash and Scotland counties.

The Basics of Fall Protection

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Falls are one of the leading causes of injury in construction, understanding the basics of fall protection can help to prevent them on your jobsite. Division 01 - General Requirements All Posts Featured Articles Safety

Procedure of Rock Salt Finish Concrete Surface

Learn Civil Engineering

Salt finish concrete Salt finish concrete: It is a surface finishing concrete work in which the surface of the concrete surface is embedded with salt crystals. The salt crystals are embedded into the surface using a roller or afloat.

15 Types of Hardwood Trees | What Are Hardwood Trees | Hardwood Trees List | Top Hardwood Trees for House Construction?

Civiconcepts

What Are Hardwood Trees?

Trimble’s Construction Solutions, Insights, Prominent During Digital AEC Event

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Trimble's connected construction vision, robotics, automation and more were on full display at Digital Construction Week. Events

Waste Heat to Power System (WHP) for Building Facilities

The Constructor

Waste heat to power (WHP) is a combined heat and power (CHP) system that converts heat from an existing thermal process into electric power. These. Building Technology Guide

NY State Opens $11.4M Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center

Business Facilities

Located on the Monroe Community College Downtown Campus, Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center focuses on technology training for jobs in advanced manufacturing, IT.

Fall Protection VS Fall Prevention

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Keep your workers safe from falls by understanding the difference between fall protection and fall prevention. Division 01 - General Requirements All Posts Featured Articles construction fall arrest fall protection Safety

Brick Bat Coba Waterproofing – Step by Step Procedure

Learn Civil Engineering

Brickbat Coba Brick bat Coba is a traditional method of waterproofing. It is effective only for a short period but it is good for thermal insulation. These are mainly used in areas having annual rainfall higher than average areas.

Floating Floor | What Is A Floating Flooring | Pros & Cons Floating Flooring | Best Material For Floating Flooring

Civiconcepts

What Is A Floating Floor?

10 Construction Best Practices You Should Be Doing Right Now

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A brief look at 10 best practices that contractors should be looking at to modernize and stay relevant in this new age of construction. Construction Best Practices

Construction Cost Estimating – Single Source of Truth

Job Order Contracting

There is only one sole source of truth for construction cost estimating, locally researched detailed line-item unit price data and associated quantities. Any owner, designer, builder who is not observing this fact has limited cost visibility and is likely to be “off” by 30%-40% or more.