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Cantilevered Beams and Trusses- Applications and Advantages

The Constructor

A cantilever is a rigid structural member such as beam fixed at one end to a commonly vertical support from which it protrudes. It can also be. Beam Design Structural Engineering Truss cantilevered beams

Difference Between Bridge and Culvert | What Is Bridge | What Is Culvert

CivilJungle

What is Bridge? A Bridge, a connecting structure, create bonding between different disconnected parts of a country, two banks of the ocean, or parts of two countries. A Bridge is a structural marvel which is Bridge Information on Bridge.

Standard Brick Dimensions Based on Different Codes

The Constructor

Brick dimensions is one of the most crucial parameters that need to be considered during the selection of bricks in order to ensure they fit with.

Trump's White House requests webcams to livestream border wall construction progress

Construction Dive

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency have reportedly advised against the cameras, saying contractors do not want their proprietary construction methods visible to the public

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

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

Water Flowmeters 101

Contractor Magazine

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Watts Healthcare Symposium: Be Proactive

Contractor Magazine

The responsible approach to mitigating opportunistic waterborne pathogens, especially in healthcare facilities, is being proactive

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Tools for measuring embedded carbon in building materials are on their launching pads

BD+C

Two of the construction industry’s heavyweights are each about to roll out tools that measure embedded carbon in building materials, with an eye toward significantly reducing the carbon footprint of nonresidential buildings in the future.

EGIA’s 'Cracking the Code' Show Why Service Agreements are Great for Your Customers

Contractor Magazine

Service agreements are good for your company, and they provide significant value to your customers as well. Weldon Long and Gary Elekes count the ways

Back on track: Union Terminal renovation and restoration

BD+C

After Cincinnati’s Union Terminal was completed, in 1933, it was deemed one of America’s most important Art Deco buildings. And certainly one of the more imposing. The rotunda alone spans 180 feet, making it the world’s second-largest half-dome (after the Sydney Opera House).

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5 ways to improve your construction company’s profitability

Geniebelt

Many construction companies struggle to stay profitable. One major reason behind this is the way the industry works. A lot of business leaders focus on bidding on contracts and winning jobs rather than making a profit in order to keep up.

Doosan Bobcat Boosts its Manufacturing in Minnesota

Construction Equipment

Doosan Bobcat will invest $26 million for an expansion of its Litchfield, Minnesota, manufacturing facility. The company says the investment will enable it to meet increased demand for Bobcat’s line of compact equipment and attachments, which includes compact excavators, skid steer loaders, CTLs

The Financial Case for High Performance Buildings: Quantifying the Bottom Line of Improved Productivity, Retention, and Wellness

Stok

The post The Financial Case for High Performance Buildings: Quantifying the Bottom Line of Improved Productivity, Retention, and Wellness appeared first on stok. Events Healthy Buildings High Performance Buildings Ideas & Innovation Net Zero News Team News

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Brent Awarded NCCCO Lifetime Achievement Award

Construction Equipment

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has awarded its inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award to its founding CEO, Graham Brent. In July, Brent stepped down after 23 years as CEO to lead the NCCCO Foundation. His successor, Thom Sicklesteel, presented the award.