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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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EPA Parcels Out $5.8B for Drinking Water, Wastewater Projects

ENR Construction

Total includes $3.2 billion for drinking water state revolving funds and $2.6 billion for clean water SRFs.

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Italy Advances Design for World's Longest Suspension Bridge Over Messina Strait

ENR Construction

The planned 10,800-ft-long bridge would connect Sicily to mainland Italy.

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