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Construction Processes, Design

OSHA: Design flaws caused Hurricane Irma crane collapses

October 18, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

A spokesman for Terex told Engineering News-Record that the SK-315 model had been in use for more than 20 years and was not designed to withstand the wind forces generated by Irma. OSHA’s report could play a role in post-Irma […]


Construction Processes, Design

Open design on the rise

October 17, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

With a new project on the horizon for Canada’s largest telecom, local structural engineering firm, Glotman-Simpson had an idea: The use of long-span composite steel decking could be ideal for such a large-scale project, contributing to an open, column-free design. […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

$1B New York NHL arena targets spring construction start

October 16, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Oak View Group is also leading the $700 million KeyArena redevelopment project in Seattle. Oak View will be responsible for the cost of design, permitting and construction and must absorb cost overruns and liability for defects that might arise on […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Rezoning approved for $850M Texas mixed-use district

October 15, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Frisco has gone from sleepy hunting outpost to a bustling, vibrant suburb of north of Dallas in a relatively short period of time, so it’s no surprise that residents would push back against a project that could possibly create inconveniences […]


Construction Processes, Design, Interaction of Expertise

New era, new direction, same team, same goal

October 10, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Live!” Others are more unambiguous by title: “Design Innovation Report,” “Tech Report,” and “Great Solutions.” These editorial launches, combined with BD+C’s long-standing programs like the Giants 300 Report, are at the heart of an ongoing transformation of our editorial coverage […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Fighting the Fatal Four: OSHA-Based Solutions to Construction’s Deadliest Hazards

October 10, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

At first glance, the concept of the “fatal four” may sound like a scare tactic implemented by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to keep construction workers on their toes. However, these four hazards accounted for nearly 64% of […]


Construction Techniques

Utilize real-time data to improve project management

October 9, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

As the connected jobsite slowly starts to become reality, we are seeing the rise in the importance of jobsite automation software. The most visible of the impacts of software in construction is project management. Project Management software focuses on some […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Genetec – Taking advantage of technology in building site monitoring

October 8, 2018

Via: Construction Global

Building sites are, by their nature, transitory. They’re a project set out for a defined period of time for a team of contractors to come in, complete, and leave. To fit in with that temporary view of the project as […]


Construction Processes, Procurement

TMR report: Road marking materials market to earn $5.66bn by 2024

October 4, 2018

Via: Construction Global

featuredRoad marking materials market is expected to reach $5.66bn by 2024 according to a recent report by Transparency Market Research (TMR). TMR anticipates the vendor landscape of the global road marking materials market to be largely consolidated with major leaders […]


Construction Processes, Design

5 Ways Virtual Design and Construction Improves Business Performance Objectives

October 3, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

If you’re a construction project manager, you’ve probably heard about the great benefits of virtual design and construction (VDC) and how fantastic it is to be able to construct a three-dimensional, visual model of your project before you ever break […]