Tue.Oct 17, 2017

Is the future of Australian construction already here?

Geniebelt

Construction is a significant part of the Australian economy and the issue of efficiency is considered to be more than fundamental. The good news is that the Australian construction industry seems to be aware of this need. A great example is RESCON Builders who specializes in granny flats in New.

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Advanced Airfoil Components Manufacturing Facility Lands In Tampa

Business Facilities Blog

Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation have chosen Florida’s Hillsborough County as the headquarters location for their new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components.

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Marketing for the lean start-up (and any lean AEC business)

Construction Marketing Ideas

I encourage you to read this post from Eric Gagnon of the Business Marketing Institute (BMI).

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

Business Facilities Blog

The industrial real estate sector continues to benefit from many of the technology-driven shifts that are challenging the retail and office sectors, such as rising consumer dependence on e-commerce and mounting demand for data centers to support cloud computing, according to the latest U.S.

2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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slope system

The Constructor

plzz describe the slope system in pipes and drain.how to check slope.maintain slope…method.what is the mean of 1:4 slope???? Read More at

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Nashoba Tech, UMass Lowell Join Forces to Build Workable Solar Mower

Green Industry Professionals

What if all you needed to power an electric mower was the power of the sun? No need to run to the gas station

Updated versions of EnergyPlus and OpenStudio building energy modeling tools released

BD+C

New versions of the EnergyPlus engine and the OpenStudio software development kit have been released by the U.S. Department of Energy and national labs. EnergyPlus 8.8.0 includes the following enhancements

Colorado Higher Education/Research Best Project: University of Wyoming High Bay Research Facility

ENR Construction

The $58.7-million, 108,100-sq-ft High Bay Research Facility is a critical part of the University of Wyoming’s bid to become a Tier 1 school in engineering and the sciences

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

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

Top 110 office architecture firms

BD+C

Intermountain 2017 Project of the Year: Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts

ENR Construction

Complex expansion of a key arts center improves performance venues for campus in Cedar City

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Top 60 office engineering firms

BD+C

TOP 60 OFFICE ENGINEERING FIRMS. COMPANY. 2016 OFFICE REVENUE. AECOM. 255,200,000.

Institutional Work Leads Field of 2017 Best Projects Winners

ENR Construction

Public-sector projects dominate more awards categories than in years past

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Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Loop NYC would reclaim 24 miles of park space from Manhattan’s street grid

BD+C

What was once a busy thoroughfare filled with exhaust fumes and the sounds of honking horns becomes a quiet strip of land, its oil-stained concrete reclaimed by nature and the angry honks of traffic relegated to the past.

Best Cultural Worship: Science Museum of Virginia Renovations

ENR Construction

The museum has had several additions and renovations since it opened in 1977 in Richmond’s former Broad Street railroad station

You need a life plan, not a death plan

Constructor Magazine

There is an army of real-life lawyers who don’t ever seem to get things done. I’ll bet the farm that most contractors reading this column — who have done estate planning — can relate to the sad story that follows

Army Corps Completes $900 Million Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway Project

ENR Construction

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19 things successful plumbers do

Constructor Magazine

Successful plumbers see plumbing as a profession, not a job

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Cultural/Worship: Award of Merit: Museum of the American Revolution

ENR Construction

Located two blocks from Independence Hall, just steps from Carpenter’s Hall and across the street from the First Bank of the United States, the 118,000-sq-ft museum (ENR MidAtlantic 6/16 p. 28) was squeezed into a tight site in Philadelphia’s Old City

Who’s not getting paid? You!

Constructor Magazine

The butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker and you. I have to laugh because that is a pretty good starting list for who doesn’t get paid what they are worth

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Energy/Industrial Best Project: Manning LNG Storage and Trucking Facility

ENR Construction

Scheduling constraints and working with sensitive equipment made construction of this liquefied natural gas facility in northeastern Pennsylvania challenging

Weekly Product Gallery: Pipe-joining methods

Constructor Magazine

Residential/Hospitality Award of Merit: Adaire

ENR Construction

The LEED Gold-certified project has 400 luxury apartments, retail space and nine levels of parking, including two below grade

$8 Billion Worth of Pipelines Approved by FERC

Construction Equipment

The three-person Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted approvals for the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast natural gas pipelines last Friday, in a 2-1 decision with commissioner Cheryl LaFleur dissenting

Energy/Industrial: Award of Merit: Smithsonian 623.67 kW Solar

ENR Construction

With several climate-controlled buildings and animal enclosures, the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s more than 3,000-acre site had a large monthly electric bill

$8 Billion Worth of Pipelines Approved by FERC

Construction Equipment

. . The three-person Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted approvals for the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast natural gas pipelines last Friday, in a 2-1 decision with commissioner Cheryl LaFleur dissenting

Government/Public Building: U.S. Diplomacy Center Pavilion

ENR Construction

The new U.S. Diplomacy Center houses the nation’s first museum dedicated exclusively to the practice of U.S. diplomacy and also serves as the new public entrance and screening area for the U.S. of State headquarters

Government/Public Building: Montgomery County Multi-Agency Service Park MCPS & MNCPPC Facilities Maintenance Depots

ENR Construction

Delivered under a design-build contract, this project in an outer suburb of Washington, D.C., needed to be completed within 21 months after the contract award so that the Montgomery County Public Schools and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission could occupy the facilities

Health Care: Best Project: Valley Health Cancer Center

ENR Construction

The 49,397-sq-ft Valley Health Cancer Center consolidates the Winchester Medical Center’s cancer services into one freestanding building

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Renovation/Restoration Award of Merit: Deco at CNB Apartments

ENR Construction

The 23-story Central National Bank building, Richmond’s only Art Deco building, according to the project team, was converted into a mixed-use redevelopment in the city’s central business district

Health Care Award of Merit: Bunny Mellon Healing Garden Dedicated to the First Ladies of the United States

ENR Construction

The project team renovated part of the roof area above the Children’s National Medical Center’s clinical laboratory in Washington, D.C., to create a healing garden where young patients can safely enjoy being outside

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