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New One Undershaft tower plan as tall as the Shard

Construction Enquirer

More ambitious plans to build a tower matching the height of the Shard in the City of London have gone out to consultation. Singapore developer Perennial Group and development manager Stanhope are planning to submit revised plans for the One Undershaft site in the City of London. The site already has planning approval for a distinctive 73-storey flat-top office block, nicknamed the Trellis because of its expressed cross bracing.

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What’s driving construction technology spending in 2023 and 2024?

Construction Dive

The economic slowdown of 2023 is starting to materialize and affect budgets. But not in construction technology. Keep reading to find out what's driving increased tech spending into 2024.

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Ilke Homes modular factory raided after kit auction

Construction Enquirer

Machinery and equipment has been stolen from the North Yorkshire factory of collapsed modular house builder ilke Homes. The raid occurred shortly after an auction earlier this month of the firm’s kit after it fell into administration in June. The sale was designed to raise funds for creditors after Ilke went under owing £320m. One buyer said: “We successfully bid for some lots in the auction then were told most things had been stolen when the factory was raided that weekend. “I

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Lendlease mixes glass into cement for NYC tower foundation

Construction Dive

The firm’s director of sustainable construction detailed why plentiful, recycled glass benefited the project’s foundation and how environmentally conscious construction makes economic sense.

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Optimize Operational Processes With an Industry-Specific ERP

As the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems in the construction industry is critical to optimizing operations, it's critical that decision makers conduct a thorough software evaluation to find the one that best aligns to their needs.

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Aurigo Software and Erie County Partnering to Modernize Capital Improvement Program

Civil + Structural Engineer

AUSTIN, Texas — Aurigo Software , the leading provider of capital planning and construction management software for infrastructure and private owners, announced it has entered into a multiyear contract with Erie County, New York to modernize the planning and execution of the agency’s Capital Improvement Program. Aurigo’s flagship product suite, Masterworks, will help the County prioritize project investments and create long-range capital plans, while providing estimates and forecasts throughou

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McCarthy breaks ground on $400M battery materials manufacturing plant

Construction Dive

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Contributing factors to the superintendent shortage

Construction Dive

The success of construction projects depends on qualified field leaders, but there is a growing shortage.

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Wates to finish Tolent’s Vaux job in Sunderland

Construction Enquirer

Sunderland City Council has picked Wates to build the first homes project at its flagship Vaux Brewery redevelopment after progress stalled when appointed builder Tolent collapsed. The private builder will take over construction of 135 super-sustainable properties built using modern methods of construction. It is now undertaking preconstruction activities ahead of recommencement of main construction activities on site later this year.

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WSP names Texas transportation leader

Construction Dive

The Montreal-based global infrastructure builder tapped Stephanie Messerli, who has worked extensively on large-scale projects in the state, most recently for Jacobs.

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Contractor fined after dumping asbestos during refurb job

Construction Enquirer

A Warrington-based construction company has been fined £90,000 after exposing people to asbestos during a renovation project in Stoke-on-Trent. Nathan Cook, prosecuting on behalf of the HSE told Staffordshire Magistrates’ Court how significant amounts of asbestos-containing debris was found to the front and rear of the building under refurbishment. An HSE inspector served two Prohibition Notices and a licensed asbestos removal contractor was then appointed to carry out a clean-up operation.

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From Plan to Reality: Unlocking the Power of Aerial Imagery for AEC

Aerial imagery has emerged as a necessary tool for architecture, engineering, and construction firms seeking to improve pre-construction site analysis, make more informed planning decisions, and ensure all stakeholders have access to an accurate visualization of the site to keep the project moving forward. Download our guide and take a deeper look at how aerial imagery can be leveraged to drive project efficiency by reducing unnecessary site visits and providing the accurate details required to

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AISI Welcomes Dustin Young as Director of Business Development for the Construction Program

Civil + Structural Engineer

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) welcomes Dustin Young as the director of business development for the construction program. Dustin is responsible for managing the optimization of the AISI construction programs by providing strategic leadership to direct multiple construction committees and implement program business plans.

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NSCL Recruitment 2023 for Various Posts | 89 Posts | 25-09-2023

Construction Placements

NSCL Recruitment 2023 for Various Posts | 89 Posts | 25-09-2023 NSCL Recruitment 2023 for Various Posts with 89 Posts vacancies, last date to apply for this job is 25-09-2023 The post NSCL Recruitment 2023 for Various Posts | 89 Posts | 25-09-2023 appeared first on ConstructionPlacements.

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LAN to perform Statewide Arc Flash Study

Civil + Structural Engineer

(Houston, Texas ) Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam, Inc. (LAN) has been selected to perform a comprehensive Statewide Arc Flash Study (SAFS) of the Texas Department of Transportation facilities. LAN has previously performed a comprehensive Arc Flash Study Program for more than 2,700 TxDOT facilities located in 250 of the 254 counties across the state of Texas and is pleased to provide TxDOT with the same quality service once more.

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Working in the Mining Industry for Civil Engineers

Civil Engineer Blog

There are many different career paths that you can take once you’ve completed a degree in civil engineering. Some engineers go into city infrastructure, helping to construct buildings, bridges, and more. But others take another route. One option post-graduation is to go into the mining industry, where civil and structural engineers can perform a range […] The post Working in the Mining Industry for Civil Engineers first appeared on Civil Engineer Blog.

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Jeff Goodell on How Extreme Heat Impacts Construction Workers

One Key Resources

Heat is one of the deadliest and most immediate threats that outdoor workers face today. Especially vulnerable are the millions of men and women who work on construction sites around the world under an increasingly harsh sun.

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Shiel Sexton Announces Position Appointments

Shiel Sexton

It is an exciting time to be part of Shiel Sexton. We continue to grow value in our exceptional, employee-owned company, accomplishing our goals as we do. As an ESOP, we prioritize growth and advancement. In the past month, several employees have assumed new roles in the organization, which will position the company for continued and future successes.

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Navigating challenges in construction administration

BDC Network

Navigating challenges in construction administration 0 qpurcell Mon, 08/28/2023 - 14:25 Building Team Vessel Architecture's Rebekah Schranck, AIA, shares how the demanding task of construction administration can be challenging, but crucial. Rebekah Schranck, AIA Contractors Designers / Specifiers / Landscape Architects Architects Building Owners Construction Administration presents its fair share of challenges in the architectural industry, from managing clients' change of heart in the midst of

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Amtrak May Revive $30B High-Speed Rail Project Between Dallas and Houston

ENR Construction

Last week, Texas Central officials said Amtrak is working with the company in applying for federal funds to “conduct advance planning and analysts work” linked to the purpose rail line “to further determine its viability.

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Improve Operations with GPS and Construction Resource Management Software

Linxup

In the fast-paced world of construction, staying on schedule and within budget is crucial to the success of any construction project. However, considering the many variables that need to be effectively managed, achieving these goals can often be daunting.

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Sustainable Insulation Solutions for Modern Construction: Balancing Energy Efficiency and Environmental Impact

Construction Placements

Sustainable Insulation Solutions for Modern Construction: Balancing Energy Efficiency and Environmental Impact Discover the future of construction with our latest guide on Sustainable Insulation Solutions for Modern Construction. As the world becomes more conscious of energy consumption and environmental impact, the need for sustainable building practices has never been greater.

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Major contract awarded for SRL tunnelling

Roads Online

The Victorian Government has announced the preferred bidder of the first major tunnelling contract for works on the Suburban Rail Loop East. Suburban Connect, a consortium of global leaders in tunnelling including CPB Contractors, Ghella and Acciona Construction has been awarded the contract for works on a 16-kilometre section of twin tunnels between Cheltenham and Glen Waverley.

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The Top Construction Recruitment Agencies in the UK

Construction Placements

The Top Construction Recruitment Agencies in the UK Explore our curated list of the top 5 construction recruitment agencies in the UK for 2023. Whether you're a skilled worker or a company in need, find the best fit for your construction needs. The post The Top Construction Recruitment Agencies in the UK appeared first on ConstructionPlacements.

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How To Hide Wires And Cords In Your Home?

Civil Digital

Let’s face it – we now have more tech in our homes than before. We use kitchen appliances, TVs, computers, and laptops for work and to watch Netflix (well, or enjoy gambling at National Casino login!), clean our homes with robotic vacuums, and build our smart home servers. That’s why there are a lot of. Read more The post How To Hide Wires And Cords In Your Home?

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Terex Washing Systems and Blue Southern Announce Exclusive ‘Future of Washing’ Event

Plant & Civil Engineer

Terex Washing Systems, in collaboration with Blue Southern, is holding an exclusive industry event where attendees will discover the ‘Future of Washing’. The event will take place on Wednesday, 27th September 2023 at CCP Aggregates Ltd, Aberdo Quarry, Pentre Halkyn, CH8 8HP, with five tour slots available between 8am–3.30pm. Terex Washing Systems 200tph ‘Feeder to Filterpress’ washing solution processing waste quarry overburden Attendees will have the unique opportunity to witness the unveiling

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Coffee Table Buying Guide: How To Choose A Contemporary Coffee Table For Your Living Room

Civil Digital

A stylish and contemporary coffee table that seamlessly fits with the style of your living room is a functional and stylish piece of furniture. To choose the right coffee table for your living room, consider a few things. So, how to choose a coffee table? Listed below and discussed in detail are the main factors. Read more The post Coffee Table Buying Guide: How To Choose A Contemporary Coffee Table For Your Living Room appeared first on CivilDigital.

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New Bobcat Products Make Debut at Ploughing Show 

Plant & Civil Engineer

Adare Machinery, the Limerick-based Authorised Bobcat Dealer for Ireland, will have the company’s largest ever stand at this year’s National Ploughing Championships, being held at Ratheniska in County Laois in Ireland from 19-21September 2023. Now in its 92nd year, the National Ploughing Championships is the largest event of its type in the world. and Adare will have the biggest display of Bobcat equipment ever, with several products make their debut at the show.

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Everything about Plate Load Test | Test Methods, Examples and FAQs

Civil Digital

In the ever-evolving world of construction and engineering, the safety and stability of structures remain a paramount concern. Beneath awe-inspiring skyscrapers, elegant bridges, and humble dwellings, a world of soil diligently supports these magnificent creations. But how can we be sure of the ground's capability? One of the essential tests employed for this purpose is.

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Bridge Lift now complete at Iarnród Éireann’s Little Island Station

Plant & Civil Engineer

Triur Construction working on behalf of Iarnród Éireann has completed the lifting in of a new precast concrete bridge span into place, which will be the deck for the accessible footbridge, which is currently being constructed at Little Island Station. It is expected that the works will be completed by the end of this year. The lifting in of the span, which was done by a Liebherr LTM 1450 – 8.1 crane.

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Henry Co Demo-Cast: Pre-Applied Waterproofing Solutions

Construction Specifier

Our low-risk pre-applied membranes are tailored to ensure peace of mind, ensuring your structure stands the test of time. Don’t let generic solutions dictate your project’s fate. Register today to learn about tailored waterproofing systems. The post Henry Co Demo-Cast: Pre-Applied Waterproofing Solutions appeared first on Construction Specifier.

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Sustainability integral to operating ethos at Rokbak

Plant & Civil Engineer

At the heart of its sustainability strategy, Rokbak has implemented a set of ambitious goals in operating measures and articulated hauler design and construction. These underscore a determination to reduce environmental impact and promote sustainable practices – all of which benefit the company’s valued customers. A commitment to minimising its ecological footprint has seen the sustainability goals of Scottish articulated hauler manufacturer Rokbak showcase a dedication to environmental stewards

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CSI News and Notes

Construction Specifier

Mark Dorsey, FASAE, CAE, and CEO of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Photo courtesy CSI. The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) named Mark Dorsey, FASAE, CAE, and CEO of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), as this year’s recipient of its Key Award, an annual recognition of an association CEO who shows “exceptional qualities of leadership” and “a deep commitment to voluntary membership organizations.

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NI Water launches recruitment drive for Accelerated Craft Electrician Programme

Plant & Civil Engineer

NI Water is launching a brand-new recruitment drive to find electricians who are ready to take their career to new heights with an award-winning organisation. Ten positions are now available on NI Water’s Accelerated Craft Electrician Development Programme, with permanent opportunities available across Northern Ireland, including Derry~Londonderry, Ballymena, Craigavon, Newry, Crossgar and Belfast.

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Discover Fluropon® and Illumipon™ Continuum. Brilliant color. Two coats. No compromise.

BDC Network

Discover Fluropon® and Illumipon™ Continuum. Brilliant color. Two coats. No compromise. 1 kcichowicz Mon, 08/28/2023 - 11:21 Over 50 years ago, we set out to formulate a coating as innovative as it was inspired. Our team combined applied science and decades of weathering data to develop Fluropon® and Illumipon™ Continuum — a revolutionary two-coat metal coating for coil and extrusion applications.

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Construction Management Micro Learning Episode 1

Field Wire

Stop relying on paper blueprints. Seriously. Big or small, you can make the change to digital and start seeing the benefits of always having the correct plans in the field. It’s so easy I can demonstrate in 60 seconds. Editor’s note: Fieldwire is proud to feature construction expert Jim Rogers on our blog. Jim has decades of experience in construction management and safety, and is an instructor for LinkedIn Learning — an online library of video courses taught by industry experts from across the

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Beam Calculator LvL

CivilJungle

What Is a Beam Calculator LVL: A beam calculator for LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) beams is a tool used to determine the structural properties and load-bearing capabilities of LVL beams in construction and engineering projects.