Brownfields suffer from reputations that might be described as toxic. These urban landscapes, often abandoned industrial properties, come with environmental concerns and often, blight and crime.
Workers in industries such as construction, utilities, and agriculture use processes that can produce dust, particulates, fumes, or chemicals. For example, combustible dust exists as a potential explosive in grain elevator
Mold and fungus are big problems on construction sites. Of course, mossy growth, black splotches and OSB resembling bark mulch are effects, not causes.
The sleep lover’s least favorite day of the year is approaching: Daylight Saving Time (DST).
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a multi-layer process for designing, planning and spec-ing a project, and for managing and sharing information about it across stakeholders and throughout the project lifecycle.
For both general contractors and subcontractors, any potential new project starts with a cost estimate. Whether it is part of a competitive bid or the jumping off point for a negotiated job, it has to be precise.
One way to make maximize resources and minimize the cost of construction materials is to dispose of these materials as efficiently as possible — or not at all. Try these tips for starters.
Everyone hates potholes. Drivers can make dangerous, sudden moves to avoid them. If a street is really loaded with potholes, they slow down traffic.
You'd be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't appreciate saving a little time during the workday.
Future infrastructure spending is anyone’ s guess — if Donald Trump’s proposed $1 trillion infrastructure investment plan comes to fruition, cranes could be dotting the skylines and dozers lining the roads of countless tow
U.S. construction spending has been more or less on the rise (with a few dips along the way) for years. And while December data isn’t yet available, it looks like 2016 was a good year for the industry.
Deliver the top quality product your customers expect while saving time, money and effort with lean construction tools and techniques.
How much money are you losing every year due to mismanaged tools?
Factory-built modular construction is growing in popularity as advancing technology makes it easier to design, move and assemble components.
Prefabricated elements or entire buildings can be produced faster, more safely and for less money, especially when paired with computerized design and planning.