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Celebrating “BIM for Good” at BIM Show Live 2020

Surveyor

Viewpoint to highlight its BIM Manager solution, other integrated technologies during UK's BIM Show Live 2020. Events

One Trillion Trees

Green Building Law Update

The One Trillion Trees Initiative was launched at the World Economic Forum last month.

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Fluor decides to keep government business, faces SEC investigation

Construction Dive

Due to the Securities and Exchange Commission probe, the Texas-based contractor released limited FY 2019 financial information today, and noted that 2020 "is going to be a transition year" for the firm

Value Engineering in Construction

Job Order Contracting

Construction value engineering is a process structured to obtain the best possible balance among cost, reliability, and performance of a program, project, and/or work order. It should be an integral component of every repair, renovation, maintenance, or new construction activity.

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

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

Frequency of Earthquakes Worldwide

The Constructor

Frequency of earthquake is how often a given earthquake with certain magnitude occurs. On average, earthquake with magnitude of 2 and smaller, which. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Earthquake frequency

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Comcast developer, LF Driscoll face off in lawsuits over extra work at $1.5B Philadelphia tower

Construction Dive

Developer Liberty Property Trust and contractor LF Driscoll Co. are suing each other for $103 million each over cost overruns and delays on the tallest building in the city, the Comcast Technology Center

Construction Requirements Management

Job Order Contracting

Early and ongoing requirements management is a key focus of any LEAN construction planning, procurement, and project delivery process. It resides as a shared goal and primary component of the 4BT OpenBUILD(TM) Solution.

Pre-Cast Concrete Walls – Types, Connections, and Advantages

The Constructor

Precast concrete walls are constructed by casting concrete in a reusable wall mold or form which is then cured in a controlled environment, Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Precast Concrete advantages characterstics of precast Precast Precast Connections types Walls

Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee

Business Facilities

Over the next five years, the commercial airline will bring nearly 350 jobs to Williamson County, TN as it relocates the Operations Control Center (OCC) from Florida. Read: Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

New Jersey DOL cites, fines Katerra sub for wage violations

Construction Dive

Subcontractor REB Construction and Maintenance was working for Katerra but has since been replaced after a stop-work-order and $19,250 fine

From Zero to Hero: Construction Risk Management

Safety Services Company

How Well Does Your Business Prioritize Construction Risk Management? Truth be told, every industry involves risk. The same can be said for the field of construction.

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What Is Scaffolding | Types of Scaffolding

CivilJungle

What Is Scaffolding? Scaffolding is a temporary platform used to lift, support, and supply materials during a construction process for the repair or cleaning of a structure. It is installed before construction or maintenance work begins.

Coastal RCC Structures: Types, Vulnerabilities, and Protection Strategies

The Constructor

Reinforced concrete structures in coastal areas are subjected to extremely corrosive environment. This is due to the presence of chloride ions in the. Structures Tips RCC Structure

Addressing the construction labor shortage with technology and scale

Construction Dive

Introducing Workyard, a viable solution to the construction hiring crunch

On the west coast, prefab gains ground for speedier construction

BD+C

Gensler, the global architecture firm, is currently working on nine citizenM-branded hotels across North America, including a 264-key hotel in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle that, when it opens in May, will be that city’s first fully modular hotel

Cinder Block Vs Concrete Block | What Is Cinder Blocks | What Is Concrete Blocks

CivilJungle

What Is Cinder Blocks? Cinder blocks are similar in shape and construction to concrete blocks, except that, instead of sand or gravel, much of the aggregate filling material is ash – specifically coal cinder.

Analysis of Bars of Varying Sections

The Constructor

The bars of varying sections, material properties, and dimensions, that are subjected to axial loads can be analyzed to determine their corresponding. Solid Mechanics Structural Engineering Analysis of Bars of Varying Sections

[VIDEO] Built Robotics to Unveil Autonomous Equipment

Construction Equipment

Built Robotics will unveil its fully autonomous construction equipment including excavators, bulldozers, and skid steers. According to the company, the AI guidance systems can be installed on existing equipment from any manufacturer, while still maintaining manual operation capabilities.

3 urban planning trends that are changing how our cities will look in the future

BD+C

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What Is Soil Compaction | Different Types of Soil Compaction Equipment

CivilJungle

What Is Soil Compaction? Soil compaction occurs when soil particles are pressed together, reducing the pore space between them. Strongly compacted soils contain few large pores, less total pore volume, and, consequently, higher density.

What is Caisson Foundation and How is it Used in Construction

Construction Cost Estimating

A Caisson Foundation is basically a watertight box with the top open. It is sunk into water to gain access to the bed of the stream. It is generally made of wood, steel or concrete depending upon project requirement.

Renovated Rammed Earth House Becomes a Bookstore

Natural Building

The Paddy Field Bookstore, located among paddy fields in the Xiadi village in China, is made from the remains of an abandoned house. Xiadi , which is over 800 years old, is in China’s Fujian province, which is close to the bordering island country of Taiwan.

UC Berkeley’s Enclave Apartments features a unique Moorish Castle design

BD+C

Located at the corner of Telegraph and Haste Avenues, just three blocks from campus, UC Berkeley’s new Enclave Apartments is nearing completion

What Is Contour Interval | Calculation of Contour Intervals | Uses of Contour Intervals in Surveying

CivilJungle

What Is Contour Interval? A contour interval in the survey is the vertical distance or the difference in elevation between the two contour lines on a topographic map. How to Calculate the Contour Interval of the Maps? A contour map consists of contour lines for a given geographic region.

[VIDEO] New 4-Legged Robot Rivals ‘Spot’

Construction Equipment

Robotics company Ghost Robotics and 3D printing company Origin are ensuring four-legged robots, like the dog-inspired Spot robot, are more affordable within the construction industry. According to an article in Digital Trends, the two companies have teamed up to develop a new line of robots called

Understanding the Soft Benefits of Replacing Older Equipment

Construction Business Owner

Understanding the Soft Benefits of Replacing Older Equipment. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 02/18/2020 - 11:33. Exploring the lesser known "soft benefits" of replacing your construction fleet's older equipment

Recent Dept. of Energy grants emphasize grid-interactive building technology

BD+C

The U.S. Department of Energy ’s recent round of energy efficiency grants include funding for technology related to grid-interactive efficient buildings

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Brick Masonry | Types of Bricks | Types of Brick Masonry Work

CivilJungle

What Is Brick Masonry? It is constructed by placing the bricks in the mortar in an orderly manner to produce solid loads, which withstand excessive loads. There are a number of types of bricks and mortars that can be used to manufacture brick masonry.

Terex AWP Sales Drop 7.6% in 2019

Construction Equipment

Terex Corp. sales dropped 15.6 percent in the fourth quarter, compared to 2018 figures, and the AWP segment dropped 20.8 percent. AWP includes Genie and Terex Utilities. For the year, the AWP segment was down 7.6 percent to $2.7 billion, with fourth-quarter sales of $500 million, on what the

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6 Tips for Proper Jobsite Storage & Handling of Wood Doors

Construction Business Owner

6 Tips for Proper Jobsite Storage & Handling of Wood Doors. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:15. Wood is one of nature’s most amazing materials. It’s attractive, warm and strong, and it comes in an amazing array of natural patterns. To protect that natural look, architectural wood door manufacturers make significant efforts to harvest wood without damaging the source material.

Inside the Firm

BD+C

So you’ve graduated from architecture school and received a university degree in architecture—so what happens next? What exactly does an architect do?

Old Building Techniques Find New Applications

Natural Building

The most relevant reinterpretations of ancient construction today are those that do so in the interest of sustainability, renouncing high-energy modern construction methods in favor of older, more natural techniques. The ancient Egyptian Nubian vault is making a resurgence in Sahelian Africa.

Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 All Terrain Crane

Construction Equipment

Liebherr LTM 1120-4.1 all-terrain crane is a 135-ton unit and rests on a four-axle carrier. The telescopic boom extends to 217 feet, 20 feet farther than the predecessor LMT 1100-4.2. Lifting capacity is 19,800 pounds. With a 23-foot lattice boom extension and a double folding jib of 35 to 62 feet

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