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Wieland chalks up productivity gains to paperless project

Construction Dive

At a rural Ohio jobsite, Wieland Construction and its subcontractors are managing progress entirely from mobile devices — an investment they say has been offset by hours of time saved and countless mistakes avoided

Are Your Safety Policies Asking for Trouble?

FDR Safety

FDRsafety supports and promotes employers developing strong safety policies, training their employees and enforcing those policies. However, some policies are so strict that they create potential legal issues. Recent cases (both OSHA and personal injury) suggest that industry’s quest to mandate employee performance may ignore the real world where workers encounter variables, and strict interpretation of the policy would literally prevent the work from being done.

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Batching Methods of Concrete

The Constructor

What is Batching of Concrete? The process of measuring ingredients or materials to prepare concrete mix is known as batching of concrete. To get. Concrete Technology Concrete Batching volume batching weigh batching

The Simple Framework for Efficient and Open Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting

The OpenJOC Framework(TM) embeds core LEAN integrated project delivery and superior procurement practices to provide real property owners with optimal strategies strategy for consistently delivering on-demand, quality repair, renovation, and minor new construction projects on-time and on-budget.

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

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

Which hazards top OSHA's 10 most-cited safety violations list?

Construction Dive

Here is a breakdown of the total number of violations on this year's list per standard as well as details about each standard

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Methods of Precast Concrete Constructions

The Constructor

Precast concrete construction system has its own characteristics which influence the layout, span length, construction depth, and stability system to. Building Technology Guide Precast Concrete Work Procedures Construction How To Guide

Some more thoughts about “pay to play” and media publicity

Construction Marketing Ideas

A few minutes ago, I reviewed a series of story ideas submitted by a freelance writer. He had originally sought $200 per story but I responded quickly (without reviewing the story ideas) that I couldn’t pay that fee. So he offered to do the work for half price.

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AECOM to exit 30 countries, change leadership

Construction Dive

Full-year income dropped 5%, and due to some “avoidable and unacceptable” issues in its fourth quarter, the firm will make changes to segments such as construction services, which is no longer led by Dan McQuade

A Tale Of Two Cities: Amazon Picks NYC, Northern Virginia For New HQ

Business Facilities Blog

After an epic site selection process, Amazon will invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across two new headquarters. Plus, Nashville lands 5,000 jobs. Read: A Tale Of Two Cities: Amazon Picks NYC, Northern Virginia For New HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

Nation’s Best Design-Build Projects Recognized

Constructor Magazine

Water/wastewater projects among award-winning infrastructure solutions

Some useful tips for footing excavation measurements

Construction Cost Estimating

In this informative construction video tutorial, you will learn how to make calculation for earthwork excavation on the basis of elementary thumb rules. Besides, you will also learn how to make cross examination at the time of estimation.

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Midterm wins tally at least $24B in construction bonds

Construction Dive

More than $76 billion of bond referendums were put to voters last week, and, as results continue to come in, the number of funded construction initiatives nationwide could rise

Delivering a reliable, quiet emergency power system for critical neonatal care

CK Power

SSM Health St. Mary’s in Richmond Heights is a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Within its walls, mothers and their newborns —some born as early as 28 weeks— are fighting for their lives. And in 2016, we were awarded the contract for its standby power system.

Employees Happier, Healthier, More Productive in LEED Buildings

Constructor Magazine

USGBC survey indicates healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best-in-class talent

Constuction Posts Reduction in Non-Fatal Injuries, Rate

ENR Construction

BLS report shows 2017 construction nonfatal injuries and illnesses were down 2.7

Coastal Construction breaks ground on dual-tower Tampa high-rise, part of $3B development

Construction Dive

The project is backed by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and Bill Gates' Cascade Investment

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Cincinnati Music Hall: Saving a cultural anchor

BD+C

Four years ago, Cincinnati Music Hall had the dubious distinction of being placed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s “Endangered Historic Places” list. A National Historical Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Victorian Gothic structure, designed by architect Samuel Hannaford (1835–1911) and completed in 1878, takes up a full block across from Washington Park in the historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood

Only 15 States and D.C. Have Laws for Testing Lead in School Water

Constructor Magazine

Despite health risks, 35 states lack specific legislation to ensure testing for lead in school drinking water, per white paper released by USGBC

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Higher Education and Project of the Year ASU BioDesign C

ENR Construction

Concrete Work Meets Needs of Hi-Tech Science: Engineers, crews and suppliers push the limits of concrete to create a low vibration and aesthetically pleasing X-ray laser facility

NYC, Northern Virginia win Amazon's HQ2 split

Construction Dive

Local officials in Long Island City and Crystal City said Amazon's official announcement will spur not only construction and repurposing to support 25,000 employees in each location, but regional building booms as well

Preparing for the longest flight in the world

Construction Marketing Ideas

We’re about to embark on a very long vacation, at least in terms of flying time. This time tomorrow, I’ll board Singapore Airlines flight 21, from Newark, NJ to Singapore — a flying endurance exercise as it is currently the longest flight in the world, approximating 20 hours (depending on winds). Obviously getting on a […]. values

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Plumbing Manufacturers International Elects Nate Kogler President

Constructor Magazine

Also announces 2019 Board of Directors at PMI’s 44th annual meeting of the membership

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Specialty Chemical Maker Investing $17M In Michigan

Business Facilities Blog

Pacific Industrial Development Corp. will expand its Pittsfield Township, MI operations and create 50 high-tech jobs with help from a performance-based grant. Read: Specialty Chemical Maker Investing $17M In Michigan at BusinessFacilities.com.

NYC charges construction supers in mini crane accident

Construction Dive

The Manhattan District Attorney's office announced criminal charges against two construction supervisors in the wake of a June crane accident that resulted in serious injuries to two workers

Faster Caterpillar! Dig! Dig!

Digger Blog

Caterpillar has renewed its excavator offering in the 30-tonne class. Caterpillar has renewed its excavator offering in the 30-tonne class. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

UA-led Report: Building Water-Efficient Cities Requires Collaboration

Constructor Magazine

The report, produced with support from the Water Research Foundation, summarizes findings from an extensive study of coordination efforts between water managers and urban planners

Unique Footprint Requires Changing Shape for Seattle Tower

ENR Construction

Nestled between two historic early 20th-century buildings, The Mark in downtown Seattle makes the most of its quarter-block footprint

Federal judge blocks $8B Keystone XL Pipeline construction

Construction Dive

The court order prevents construction until the administration performs an in-depth review of the project's potential environmental and cultural impacts

Recycling yard reaps quick hitch benefits

Digger Blog

Quick coupler systems are more often associated with demolition jobs, but a busy construction waste recycling yard in Birmingham uses two to great effect, and has a third on order.

Amazon selects HQ2 cities

BD+C

The locations for Amazon’s now split HQ2 have been revealed. According to The Wall Street Journal , the company has selected New York City and Northern Virginia, specifically, Long Island City in Queens and the Crystal City area in Arlington, Va. Though Amazon has not confirmed these reports, they are expected to make an announcement as early today.

Gnotec Group Investing $5.9M In New South Carolina Operations

Business Facilities Blog

The Scandinavian automotive industry supplier will locate new operations in Orangeburg County, SC, its first in North America. Read: Gnotec Group Investing $5.9M In New South Carolina Operations at BusinessFacilities.com.

ICC releases collaborative 2018 green building code

Construction Dive

The unified green building code — which addresses topics such as energy efficiency, water safety, land use, site development and building performance — is meant to make it easier for jurisdictions and contractors

Wacker Neuson moves into the heavy-duty loader class

Digger Blog

New from Wacker Neuson is the 10-tonne WL95, the largest wheeled loader that the German manufacturer has produced to date. New from Wacker Neuson is the 10-tonne WL95, the largest wheeled loader that the German manufacturer has produced to date. Read Full Article: The Construction Index