Tag: constructions


What Do Different Color Hard Hats Mean?

March 11, 2021

Via: Construction Informer Blog

The evolution of hard hats is remarkable, from a safety shield in World War II to indispensable equipment in modern industry. Over time, this tool’s journey sees changes in its materials and constructions for better service for workers. Although there […]

Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Design

Design-Build Helps Mo. Bridge Work Exceed Expections

April 3, 2017

Via: ENR

The Missouri Dept. of Transportation had $18 million to replace original voided concrete slab bridges at three locations on Interstate 70 in Columbia. MoDOT got the new bridges—and then some. “Design-build is an animal unto itself. With the right contractor […]

Construction Site Safety, Legal, Regulations

Drawing the line: Does heightened legal enforcement ‘cultivate change’ in the construction industry?

March 29, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Construction is a dangerous business. Working with cranes and other pieces of heavy, high-risk equipment is standard operating procedure, and one slip with the many hazardous tools like chainsaws or screw guns could result in a life-changing injury, or worse. Construction […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

How construction firms can manage the ‘necessary evil’ of change orders

March 17, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Construction projects, like anything else in life, are subject to change. Design blunders, unanticipated revisions to building codes, an owner-driven switch in material selection — all of these events can lead to changes that add a few dollars or create a […]

Construction Techniques

Taking the Stairs to Human Wellness and Greener Buildings

March 16, 2017

Via: Construction Informer Blog

If taking the stairs catches on, buildings with elevators could automatically get greener. The people working in them also stand a good chance of getting healthier. However, designers and builders working for owners who want to reap these advantages, will […]

Construction Processes, Procurement

Finding Public Procurements with Building Radar

November 11, 2016

Via: Building Radar

Little by little public tendering is becoming a standard method for contracting. In contrast to construction projects, public procurements only ask for an accurately defined service. Building Radar now offers the opportunity to find all construction projects and public procurements […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

CO joins with construction industry groups on training program to increase workforce

November 7, 2016

Via: Construction Dive

Colorado Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne told The Post that a robust workforce was vital in attracting businesses to the state. In fact, the money that is going to this latest initiative is part of the state’s $10 million Work Act, […]