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5 Hoisting And Rigging Hazards To Watch Out For

Construction Marketing

When working on manufacturing or construction sites, safety is always a top priority. Many hazards can endanger the lives of those who work in these environments, and it’s essential to be aware of them before they become an issue.

Zaha Hadid Architects to Design New Italian Hyperloop

The Constructor

Zaha Hadid Architects has partnered with Hyperloop Italia to jointly design a Hyperloop high-speed transport system across Italy. The announcement. Transportation

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Wentworth Students Receive Glimpse of Estimating at PC

PC Construction

It is not often that we are given the opportunity to see or shape our future outside of our normal working regimen. I was presented with a chance to do just that when PC was. The post Wentworth Students Receive Glimpse of Estimating at PC first appeared on PC Construction Company Blog. All Our Crew

Top 5 Best Logger Boots Reviews and Comparison

Work Gearz

Are you looking for boots which can withstand the harshest of conditions? Are you constantly involved in a job that not only includes a lot of walking but also a lot climbing up and down? If that’s what your job is all about then you need the best logger boots for your job.

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

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

Density of Cement | Density of Sand | Sand Density | Cement Density |Density of Aggregate | Density of concrete

Civiconcepts

Density Of Cement, Sand, And Aggregate Density is mass per unit volume of a substance i.e. unit weight of that respective substance.

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8 Types of Stairs, Flight of Stairs

Civil Lead

What is Stair? A structure with a series of steps affords up and down between the floors or landings known. Read more. Building Design & Drawing Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Interior Design

8 Best Ear Protection for High-Frequency Noise

Work Gearz

Most noise from industrial or construction worksites can be measured within the range of human hearing and specifically between 20 and 20,000 Hertz. Some machinery, however, may produce sounds in the extreme upper limits such as a high-frequency piercing sound from an ultrasonic welder.

2021 Housing Giants Report: An Unforgettable Forgettable Year

Pro Builder

2021 Housing Giants Report: An Unforgettable Forgettable Year. ibush. Mon, 12/06/2021 - 12:00. New and old challenges confronted the housing industry in 2020, and it may never be the same. Rich Binsacca, Editor-in-Chief. How will 2020 be remembered in the history of the U.S. housing industry?

More Fun Bamboo Architecture

Natural Building

Bamboo is being used to create beautiful and majestic forms that are green and respect their surrounding environment. Here is a collection of structures built from bamboo that prove sustainability, comfort, and luxury can be combined.

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.

SB Architects and LandDesign unveil design for Rivana at Innovation Station

BD+C

SB Architects and LandDesign have unveiled the first look at Rivana at Innovation Station, a 4.4 million-sf, mixed-use development in Northern Virginia. Rivana is the first phase of the greater Innovation Station master plan

The Best Industrial Work Shirts Reviewed

Work Gearz

The perfect industrial work shirt does exist. Our best industrial work shirt reviews focus in-depth on a new generation of comfortable, durable, and even stylish work attire. Shirts that keep you looking neat, comfortable, and professional on the job.

Lumber Falls to Lowest Price Since March

Pro Builder

Lumber Falls to Lowest Price Since March. cbroderick. Mon, 06/14/2021 - 09:35. Lumber prices dropped 5% on Friday to the lowest price since March and 37% since prices hit a peak in May. Lumber futures decreased for the eighth consecutive day on Friday to $1,059.20

Building The Top Tech Talent Pipeline In Virginia

Business Facilities

Virginia is injecting more than $2 billion into a Tech Talent Investment Program that cumulatively represents the largest state commitment to computer science education. Read: Building The Top Tech Talent Pipeline In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Baccarat Residences Brickell set to rise in Miami

BD+C

Baccarat Residences Brickell is a new 75-story glass tower set to rise in downtown Miami. The tower will include a collection of 324 residences, eight penthouses, and 28 riverfront flats and duplexes.

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Tour an Off-Grid Shipping Container Home

Natural Building

Rosie constructed a fine off-the-grid home out of five 20ft shipping containers. The home is situated in the middle of a spectacular conservation block and her modern shipping container home has been wonderfully designed to take full advantage of the surrounding landscape.

Redfin CEO Says Market Has Cooled as Buyers Take a Break

Pro Builder

Redfin CEO Says Market Has Cooled as Buyers Take a Break. cbroderick. Mon, 06/14/2021 - 09:43. The overwhelming heat of the housing market has cooled to a more manageable level during the past few weeks, says Redfin’s CEO Glenn Kelman.

Advanex Americas Relocating HQ To Tennessee

Business Facilities

Spring manufacturer Advanex Americas will invest $17 million to move its base from California to White House, TN, creating 102 jobs. Read: Advanex Americas Relocating HQ To Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Radford University’s new $80.5 million Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity

BD+C

Radford University’s new Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity (CAIC) is set to begin construction in Radford, Va. The $80.5 million, 177,917-sf project will replace the existing space for the College of Visual and Performing Arts and create interdisciplinary student spaces

Net-Zero Utilities

Constructech

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration , in 2019 the electric power industry generated 4.13 trillion kilowatt hours (kWh) from all energy sources. That resulted in the emission of 1.72 billion metric tons—1.90 billion short tons—of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ). This equaled about 0.92

Homeownership Levels Increased and Decreased the Most in These Markets

Pro Builder

Homeownership Levels Increased and Decreased the Most in These Markets. cbroderick. Mon, 06/14/2021 - 09:51. Homeownership increased the most in areas with plentiful housing options at affordable prices, says Realtor.com.

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Specifications for design-build projects

Construction Specifier

SPECIFICATIONS. by Kevin O’Beirne, PE, FCSI, CCS, CCCA. Specifications originally intended for design bid-build (DBB) projects require significant revisions to be suitable for design-build or integrated project delivery (IPD).

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What is Engineering Drawing | Types of Drawings Instruments

CivilJungle

Importance of Engineering Drawing. A subcategory of technical drawings is an engineering drawing. The goal is to convey all of the information required to manufacture a product or a component. Standardized language and symbols are used in engineering drawings.

Going Green Off-site

Constructech

Off-site construction, often called prefab or modular construction, is not new nor extensive, but the benefits are becoming more accepted in the industry.

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DuPont Debuts Podcast About Residential Building Trends Featuring Industry Leaders

Pro Builder

DuPont Debuts Podcast About Residential Building Trends Featuring Industry Leaders. cbroderick. Mon, 06/14/2021 - 11:51.

Revoking the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Incidental Take Rule, Once Again

Greenbuilding Law

Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a proposed rule to restore criminal penalties for accidental killing of migratory birds, revoking the January 7, 2021, final regulation that limited the enforcement of the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

MassDOT Ready to Replace Eight Bridges in Eight Weekends

ENR Construction

The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation is gearing up to replace eight Turnpike bridges during eight weekends in a $60 million-plus project the agency has dubbed the “Acceler-8,” project

Design Trends Survey: What's in Store for Housing's Look and Feel

Pro Builder

Design Trends Survey: What's in Store for Housing's Look and Feel. ibush. Mon, 06/14/2021 - 08:00. A recent survey of architects and design-minded home builders reveals what's in store for the look and feel of housing during the next three to five years. Caroline Broderick, Associate Editor. .

Who’s the Next Target in Feds’ Nuke Plant Fraud Investigation?

ENR Construction

Government used an internal Westinghouse email chain to earn a plea from project director Carl Churchman

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Who’s the Next Target in Feds’ Nuke Fraud Investigation?

ENR Construction

Feds used an internal Westinghouse email chain to earn a plea from project director Carl Churchman

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Maryland's $11B P3 Road Project Moves Forward With Outreach

ENR Construction

Developer of megaproject plans a series of outreach events, starting with one on June 16

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Caltrans Shaves Months off SR 99 Repair Time with Precast, Prefab Girders

ENR Construction

The “FixSac99” project will replace a 62-year-old bridge deck on State Route 99 at 21st Avenue using precast girders and accelerated bridge construction

Feds Add NY-NJ Waters to Gulf of Mexico in Offshore Wind Development Spurt

ENR Construction

Administration launches lease process in seeking developer interest and public comment on energy projects in shallow waters southeast of New York City and off Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama; NY projects, to be built under labor pacts, could see leasing start before year end