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Boldt Co. unveils modular COVID-19 vaccination unit

February 18, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The modules can function as individual, free-standing units, or connect with segregated spaces for healthcare workers and patients, Romano Nickerson, principal with Boulder Associates, said in the announcement. “Rather than converting gymnasiums or expo centers into vaccination clinics, VaxMod features […]


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Construction industry takes first step toward comprehensive US BIM standard

February 10, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

One of the roundtable participants, Adam Matthews, head of the International Stream of the Centre for Digital Built Britain, said that the UK’s national BIM standard was born out of a desire to save money, drive better procurement practices and […]


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Researcher cracks the hidden strengthening mechanism in biological ceramics

January 6, 2021

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

Ling Li, an assistant professor in mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech, has found insights into building stronger and tougher ceramics by studying the shells of bivalve mollusks. This perspective is formed by looking at the capacity of the basic mineral […]


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Looking Beyond BIM in Digital Construction

December 28, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Building Information Modeling, I think it’s safe to say, is one of the biggest developments in the construction space in the last 50 years. It gives building projects a central repository of information that helps keep projects running on time, […]


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Digital Resilience in Construction

December 1, 2020

Via: ENR

2020 has tested the leadership and fortitude of contractors all around the world. With project suspensions, supply chain interruptions, and new safety protocols, the past months have taught us all some new lessons. To learn more about how construction managers […]


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$500M Florida sports district to use digital twin modeling

September 30, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Cityzenith CEO Michael Jansen said efforts are underway to develop the model of the core project site and the surrounding urban neighborhood, which will encompass most of Orlando. “The result will be the most advanced and feature-rich 3D digital twin […]


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How To Properly Install Interlocking Concrete Blocks

September 30, 2020

Via: Construction Marketing Blog

Interlocking concrete blocks are a unique form of pre-cast concrete blocks that are designed to hold together by using pre-measured holes and depressions. They’re built with unique profiles and features, allowing them to fit perfectly into each other without the […]


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With $4M in backing, Core joins construction jobs app field

September 21, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The company joins an increasingly crowded field of technology firms trying to solve the seemingly simple yet intractable challenge of connecting tradespeople looking for work with construction companies who are hiring. In July, California-based construction project management software provider Procore […]


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Researchers receive patents for prestressed concrete innovation

September 16, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Prestressing is generally used when a concrete element has to withstand very high loads — for instance, beams, bridges or cantilevered structures. In conventional pretensioning technology, the reinforcements or tendons — usually made of steel — are anchored on both […]


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ICC offers guidance for remote virtual inspections

September 16, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The coronavirus pandemic has sped up the implementation of remote virtual inspections for many building departments, and many officials have indicated that their agencies will probably continue to use remote inspections even after social distancing rules ease up. Using common, […]