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Construction at the Movies!

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Our Top 10 List of Movies Prominently Featuring Construction at Work or Construction Jobsites. More Tools

Amputations in Manufacturing – A New OSHA National Emphasis Program

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On December 10, 2019 OSHA published CPL 03-00-022 , National Emphasis Program on Amputations in Manufacturing Industries. This Instruction supersedes OSHA Instruction CPL 03-00-019, National Emphasis Program on Amputations that was published in August of 2015.

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Optimized Armor Investing $3.7M In South Carolina

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The armor steel supplier will establish new operations and create 100 jobs in York County, SC. Read: Optimized Armor Investing $3.7M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Driving success by getting people and projects on the same page

Construction Dive

It’s a familiar construction industry story: A small contractor starts to grow, hire more people, take on larger jobs and expand its portfolio. Everything moves smoothly — until it doesn’t. That’s how it went for Hartzell Construction in Pompano Beach, Florida, which be

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

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

3 Top Tips for Improving Specialist Subcontractors’ Project Quality

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One of the greatest opportunities for contractors to improve the quality of projects rests with the data collected in the field. Construction Best Practices

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NJEDA And NJIT Partner To Create Brownfields Assistance Center

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Brownfields Center will provide a variety of technical assistance and resources to assist New Jersey communities with the process of transforming their brownfield sites into community assets. Read: NJEDA And NJIT Partner To Create Brownfields Assistance Center at BusinessFacilities.com.

Study: Construction apprenticeships lead to higher average pay than college degrees in Illinois

Construction Dive

By midcareer, those who completed a union construction apprenticeship were making an average hourly wage of $40.40, while those with bachelor's were making $35.28.

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Collaborative LEAN Construction Software

Job Order Contracting

4BT LEAN CONSTRUCTION COLLABORATION SaaS Solution. The innovate and exclusive Collaborative LEAN Construction Software for the Enterprise or Single Organization offering all of these features.

Green Cement: Definition, Types, Advantages, and Applications

The Constructor

Green cement is an environmentally friendly product that minimizes carbon footprint of cement production. Many attempts have been made to produce. Cement Concrete Technology construction Materials Eco-friendly construction material Eco-friendly material green cement Green Concrete

Saddle Creek Logistics Services Expanding In Indiana

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The company's new, 250,000-square-foot distribution center in Jeffersonville, IN will support growth in the beverage industry. Read: Saddle Creek Logistics Services Expanding In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Study: Construction apprenticeships lead to higher pay on average than college degrees in Illinois

Construction Dive

By midcareer, those who completed a union construction apprenticeship were making an average hourly wage of $40.40, while those with bachelor's were making $35.28.

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Facilities Total Cost of Ownership – TCO Key Performance Indicators

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• Annualized Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) per building per gross area = Rate per square foot. Annualized TCO per building/Current replacement value = Percent of Current Replacement Value (CRV).

Bitumen Extraction Test

The Constructor

Bitumen Extraction Test is used to determine the percentage of bitumen content present in the asphaltic pavement by cold solvent extraction. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Bitument Transportation

Fiat Chrysler To Invest $400M In Indiana Transmission Plant II

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The global auto manufacturer will expand and retool its Kokomo, IN manufacturing operations for production of a new engine. Read: Fiat Chrysler To Invest $400M In Indiana Transmission Plant II at BusinessFacilities.com.

Report: White House planning to divert additional $7.2B of military funds to border wall

Construction Dive

The administration is planning to take $3.5 billion from counternarcotics programs and $3.7 billion intended for construction projects

Ontario Takes Action to Address Trade Shortage

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The Government of Ontario is taking action to attract more people to the skilled trades and employers to hire more apprentices. The province is facing a serious labour shortage which has the potential to get progressively worse.

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Cold Weather Concreting: Guidance, and Strategies

The Constructor

Cold weather concreting is the process of placement, finishing, curing, and protection of concrete during cold weather, as per ACI 306.1. The cold. Concrete Technology Concrete Types in Construction How To Guide Tests on Concrete Winter Concreting

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery To Invest $19.8M In North Carolina Expansion

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The baked treat maker will create 108 jobs at its food manufacturing center in Tarboro, NC. Read: Sara Lee Frozen Bakery To Invest $19.8M In North Carolina Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Skanska selects third-party cybersecurity firm

Construction Dive

While some large construction firms oversee in-house monitoring of cyberthreats, the use of a third-party vendor makes sense for many contractors, says one legal expert

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How to Calculate Staircase | Concrete & Bar Bending Schedule (BBS)

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Calculation of Staircase Three Different Parts as Below 1. Concrete Calculation for Staircase 2. Bar Bending Schedule for Staircase First, start the calculation of staircase sum basic knowledge of staircase Parts of Stairs Parts Names & Details A various part of Stair Step • A flat surface, especially one in a series, on which to […]. Civil Design Survey

Autoclaved Aerated Cement Blocks (AAC Blocks)-Properties and Advantages

The Constructor

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is an eco-friendly and certified green building material which is lightweight, load-bearing, high-insulating, durable. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide

AllianceBernstein Investing $11.4M In Nashville Global HQ

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The asset management firm will create an additional 200 jobs when it moves into Nashville’s Fifth + Broadway development by the end of this year. Read: AllianceBernstein Investing $11.4M In Nashville Global HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

Stadium projects scoring construction goals in 2020

Construction Dive

Loaded with high-tech features and surrounded by expansive mixed-use developments, they require massive contracts only fit for the all-stars of construction management

EC firms with a clear ‘digital roadmap’ should excel in 2020

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Opportunities abound in 2020 for U.S. engineering and construction firms that can find ways to capitalize on trends and technologies that improve jobsite operations and keep costs under control.

Autoclaved Aereated Cement Blocks (AAC Blocks)- Manufacture, Properties, and Advantages

The Constructor

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is an eco – friendly and certified green building material which is lightweight, load-bearing, high-insulating, durable. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ

Business Facilities

The airline will invest up to $250 million and create 225 new jobs at its new Broward County corporate campus. Read: Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

Colorado DOT uses foam blocks for innovative highway sinkhole repair

Construction Dive

In just a matter of three months, Colorado State Highway 36 went from total collapse to fully functional thanks to a unique application of polystyrene blocks

Jaguar Land Rover’s Advanced Product Creation Centre has the largest timber roof in Europe

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Located on a former World War II air base, Jaguar Land Rover’s Advanced Product Creation Centre includes 50,000-sm of new built space meant to accommodate 3,500 staff in Warwickshire, England. The project combines design, engineering, and production purchasing under one roof for the first time

Continuous Flight Auger Piles: Constructions, and Applications

The Constructor

Continuous flight auger piles is a type of drilled foundation. It is also known as augercast piles, augered cast-in-place piles (ACIP), Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation Footing Foundation Piles

Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The Fortune 500 professional services firm will locate operations in the Sylvan Supply project at the former Madison Mill site in Nashville, adding 165 technology jobs. Read: Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Survey ranks toughest construction jobs

Construction Dive

Roofing is perceived as the most physically demanding construction trade, while electrical work seems to be the most difficult to master, according to contractors and consumers responding to a recent CraftJack survey

Snøhetta’s 550 Madison Garden gains approval from NYC Planning Commission

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The public garden and revitalization of The Olayan Group’s 550 Madison, a postmodern building originally designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, has recently received final and unanimous approval from the City Planning Commission

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What is Center of Mass and Center of Gravity?

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The center of mass of a system of particles is a specific point at which, for many purposes, the system’s mass behaves as if it were. Structural Engineering Mechanics of Materials Structural