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More Than "Just a Job": Building Careers for Women in Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Our customer community feels positive about job prospects for women in construction - now here's how to take that "job" and make it a "career"!

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FEDRAMP is Hindering Facilities Management in the Federal Sector

Job Order Contracting

We have all been dealing with FEDRAMP for years along with associated misinformation, ambiguity, and missteps. FEDRAMP is Hindering Facilities Management in the Federal Sector due to its failure to keep pace with current technology and methods. As a result, there is a misunderstanding as to how and if these requirements provide benefit. The fact is that FEDRAMP can and has harmed efficient federal sector stewardship of the built environment.

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COMMON ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES

The Constructor

In this subsection, various energy conservation measures (ECMs) commonly recommended for commercial and industrial facilities are discussed. It should be noted that the list of ECMs presented below is not exhaustive or comprehensive. Rather, it is provided to indicate options that energy auditors can consider during energy analyses. However, it is strongly advised that energy […] The post COMMON ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES appeared first on The Constructor.

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Input prices rise after 3 months of decline

Construction Dive

The first increase since September highlights the ongoing presence of material price volatility, said Anirban Basu, Associated Builders and Contractors’ chief economist.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Earthing Bars – What They Are and What They Do

Learn Civil Engineering

An earthing bar, also known as a ground bar, is an important component in many electrical systems. It provides a central point to connect multiple grounding conductors, helping manage electrical safety and interference.

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Enel's Best Bet in $300M Osage Nation Wind Farm Dispute Is Negotiation, Says Experts

ENR Construction

Court order to remove the 150-MW Texas project could be 'yellow flag' to other companies building on Native American sites without full rights above ground—and below—according to attorneys.

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IIJA may increase transportation’s GHG emissions as states spend more on highways

Construction Dive

The White House is also expected to delay the transition to electric vehicles in a revision to the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed emissions regulation.

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The Benefits of Using Professional House Cleaners in Rochdale

Learn Civil Engineering

In today’s fast-paced world, the value of time cannot be overstated. With work, family, and personal commitments demanding every minute of our day, house cleaning often falls to the bottom of the priority list.

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Modular Construction Combats the Affordable Housing Crisis

Contractor Magazine

Impact housing uses design expertise—including in-wall carrier systems from Geberit—to deliver thousands of new living units.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

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Experts: Best Bet in $300M Osage Nation Wind Farm Dispute Is Negotiation

ENR Construction

Court order to take down 150-MW Oklahoma project could be 'yellow flag' to other companies building on Native American sites without full rights above ground—and below—according to two outside attorneys.

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Buy America rollout causes confusion and delays: trade groups

Construction Dive

The White House must adjust how it implements requirements for construction materials or risk weakening the impact of federal infrastructure funding, the groups said in a petition.

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Is a portacabin a temporary structure?

Learn Civil Engineering

Portacabins, also known as portable buildings or modular buildings, have become a common sight on construction sites, at events, and as additional space for businesses across the UK. But are they really just temporary structures? Or can they be used as more permanent solutions as well?

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Lake Charles Methanol plans $3.2B Louisiana plant

Construction Dive

Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly content.

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Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

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EV battery plant construction booms even as automakers hit the brakes

Construction Dive

Although demand for electric vehicles has slowed, EV-related projects are continuing to help power the construction industry.

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Millstone Weber nabs $405M Missouri I-70 expansion job

Construction Dive

The contractor is teaming up with designer Jacobs to build the first portion of the 200-mile, $2.8 billion highway overhaul.

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Enel's Best Bet in $300M Osage Nation Wind Farm Dispute Is Negotiation, Says Legal Experts

ENR Construction

Two attorneys with backgrounds in environmental and energy law told ENR the case could serve as a "yellow flag" to other companies that fail to obtain mineral rights for similar wind power projects.

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Wind Farm Fight Could Cost Builder $300M Without Talks, Say Experts

ENR Construction

Court order to remove the 150-MW Texas project could be 'yellow flag' to other companies building on Native American sites without full rights above ground—and below—according to attorneys.

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The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses. If you are a Specialty Contractor or Self-performing GC, you do not want to miss out on this essential guide!

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FERC OKs Cross-Border Gas Pipeline Despite US LNG Export Pause

ENR Construction

Energy regulator approves Saguaro Connector Feb. 15, which would send 2.8 billion cu ft of gas per day from Pecos County, Texas into Mexico for overseas LNG shipment—noting independence from US Energy Dept. on export decisions.

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Dondlinger Construction: A Century of Innovation - Seamless Project Oversight

ENR Construction

With Sensera Systems, Dondlinger’s project managers get instant access to productivity, weather conditions, subcontractor presence, and more, and can make calls, redirect, and inquire about things they observe in real-time.

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Can I Fit an Electrical Socket in My Own Home in the UK?

Learn Civil Engineering

Have you found yourself needing additional sockets in certain areas of your house but been unsure about the legality and practicality of installing them yourself? With socket fitting seemingly a straightforward DIY job, many homeowners consider tackling it without professional help.

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Can an Electrician Move a Meter in the UK?

Learn Civil Engineering

Moving an electricity meter in your home or business can be a complex process requiring both a qualified electrician and approval from your energy supplier. This article explores whether electricians in the UK have the authority to relocate meters on their own or if other permissions are needed. According to blackstone-electrical.co.

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Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. The InEight Global Capital Projects Outlook also finds over half see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. But these are only some of the findings. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

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US Firm Wins Contract on 1-GW South Korea Floating Wind Project

ENR Construction

Project represents a big advance in deploying Principle Power's three-legged WindFloat wind turbine platform, firm says.

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Navigating Security Challenges on Remote Construction Sites

ENR Construction

Navigate the complexities of construction in remote or challenging locations and ensure your project's success with proactive security measures.

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US Offers $1.5B to GlobalFoundries for Semiconductor Chip Projects

ENR Construction

The CHIPS and Science Act money would go toward work to expand a New York chip plant and build another nearby, and to modernize a plant in Vermont.

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Utility EdF Writes Down $14B Loss on Delayed UK Hinkley Point C Project

ENR Construction

Eletricité de France is financing all construction costs for the nuclear power megaproject, which it now expects to complete as late as 2031.

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Discover 7 Ways to Cut Construction Inefficiencies

Construction sites are often just-barely-controlled chaos. Without clear coordination, you risk everything from clashes to delays, cancellations, and missed deadlines. Get the free eBook & learn how to solve the biggest challenges in construction!

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Utility EdF Writes Down $14B Loss on Delayed UK Nuclear Megaproject

ENR Construction

Eletricité de France is financing all construction costs for Hinkley Point C power plant, which it now expects to complete as late as 2031.

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US Firm Wins Contract on 1 GW S. Korea Floating Offshore Wind Project

ENR Construction

The project represents a big advance on deployment of Principle Power's three-legged WindFloat turbine platform.

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US Firm Wins Contract on 1-GW South Korea Floating Offshore Wind Project

ENR Construction

Project represents a big advance in deploying Principle Power's three-legged WindFloat wind turbine platform.

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