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Manufacturer, Agribusiness To Invest Over $94M In South Carolina Expansions

Business Facilities

In South Carolina, SHL Medical to invest $90 million in its new North Charleston manufacturing site; City Roots will invest $4.4 million to expand in Richland County.

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Rethinking rebar: Reinforcement goes green

Construction Specifier

Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel. By Chris Bennett, iSCS, CDT, and Aurora Jensen. Reinforcing bar, commonly known as “rebar,” comes in the form of mesh, wires, or bars, and is designed to strengthen concrete under tension. Describing it in a more humanistic manner, one could consider rebar as a part of the muscular skeletal system of a building. Together, rebar and concrete work to resist tensile forces and increase the utility of a structure.

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5 Reasons to Move to Integrated Digital Delivery (IDD)

Autodesk Construction Cloud

The last few years have been a challenge for Singapore’s construction sector. Amid falling demand, spiralling debts and waning investor confidence, the arrival of a global pandemic almost brought the industry to its knees. And, as borders closed, so too did access to the vital pool of migrant labour and the pre-cast components used in built-to-order construction projects.

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Novel consideration when balancing the imperatives of adjudication and litigation

Practical Law Construction

The court may order a stay of a claim pursuant to CPR 3.1(2)(f) where the claimant has previously been ordered to pay the defendant sums in satisfaction of an adjudicator’s decision and the claimant has not done so. That power is exercised, in part, with the “pay now argue later” ethos of the Construction Act 1996 in mind. The key decisions to date (which I discuss below) balance a party’s rights of access to the court against those broader policy objectives.

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Switching to a Robust ERP Designed for Construction: 10 Essential Factors To Consider

For construction firms striving for operational excellence, the right ERP is a game-changer. Upgrading your construction ERP is essential for optimizing operations, enhancing decision-making, and driving growth. By downloading "10 Factors to Consider When Switching Your Construction ERP," you will learn: The importance of adaptability and scalability in ERP solutions.

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Keystone Pipe Has Full Restart After 14,000-Barrel Spill Dec. 7

ENR Construction

Crude oil spill in Kansas is contained but not fully cleaned up, as fed agency allows full line operation and Canadian owner TC Energy has yet to state pipeline rupture cause.

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Louisiana Is Built For Film And TV Production

Business Facilities

Louisiana’s many advantages­ — including incentives, facilities and skilled crews — attract major productions. The post Louisiana Is Built For Film And TV Production appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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Sustainable Manufacturers Invest $24.5M In South Carolina Growth

Business Facilities

Greif will invest $13 million over the next five years to expand in Greenville County; Aerofoam USA is establishing a $11.5 million operation in Abbeville County. .

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3M Company Investing $470M In East Tennessee Expansion

Business Facilities

Fortune 100 company 3M will add nearly 600 new jobs at its manufacturing operations in Clinton, TN by 2025. The post 3M Company Investing $470M In East Tennessee Expansion appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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Workforce Development To Get The Job Done

Business Facilities

Access to a quality workforce is a top priority for companies considering where to relocate or expand. Here’s a look at what some top locations across the U.S. are doing to address today’s workforce.

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Exact Sciences Commits $350M To Wisconsin Expansion

Business Facilities

Cancer screening and diagnostics company Exact Sciences will create 1,300 jobs at its new Madison, WI facilities. The post Exact Sciences Commits $350M To Wisconsin Expansion appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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The Ultimate Checklist for Choosing the Right Construction Management Software

Managing construction projects in disparate systems and spreadsheets is difficult due to numerous moving parts and diverse stakeholder needs. A dynamic, intuitive software solution is essential for everyone involved—owners, designers, engineers, Construction Managers, and General Contractors. Companies need a secure, centralized system to manage documents, scheduling, financials, and more.

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How far does an interim valuation adjudication bind determination of the final account?

Practical Law Construction

I was lucky enough to be asked to give a recent case law update lecture for the Adjudication Society. At the end one of the delegates asked a very sensible question, namely to what extent do matters decided by an adjudicator concerning an interim valuation bind later valuations. It’s an issue that I’ve been asked about before, and it’s also one of those that can promote polarising debate, with some extreme positions taken.

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The Eyes Of Texas

Business Facilities

Texas remains at the front of the pack in terms of economic development. And, interest in the Lone Star State from companies that need to relocate or expand might just be starting to heat up even more.

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Level Up Design and Coordination Workflows with Accessible Reality Capture 

Autodesk Construction Cloud

Picture this: your construction firm is looking to bid on a project to renovate an old factory into a new office building. The owner wants to preserve the structure’s historic look and feel while revamping the building’s internal layout and adding modern amenities. . It’s an exciting project, but it also comes with a host of challenges.

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Tort claims for economic loss on construction projects – Avantage v WSP

Practical Law Construction

Construction claims usually arise out of a breach of contract , because it is easier to establish liability than under a tortious claim. However, where there is no contract or the contractual limitation period has expired, or a contracting party is insolvent or is uninsured, parties may have no choice but to bring a claim in tort. To succeed in an action for negligence at common law, it is well established that a claimant must prove that the defendant owes it a duty of care, that the defendant h

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The Art of Contingency Planning: Dealing with Unforeseen Costs

Contingency planning is a strategic plan to allocate resources, time, and money if “all hell breaks loose” on a project. It considers risk mitigation and planning for a worst-case scenario.  Contingency planning in construction is necessary. You're expected to throw in a percentage to cover a contingency plan in your estimates but is it enough? There is an art to this type of planning and, if project leaders aren’t careful, a contingency plan could cost the company a lot more than lapsed deadlin

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Virginia Leads States In Tech Talent Pipeline, Cybersecurity Rankings?

Business Facilities

Virginia once again earned top spots for both Tech Talent Pipeline and Cybersecurity in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.

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Alabama Launches $231M Rail Project Program

Business Facilities

A $231.6M program of rail projects has been proposed to upgrade economic development infrastructure in central and southern Alabama. The post Alabama Launches $231M Rail Project Program appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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AU 2022 Is Back In Person and We Want to Hear from You

Autodesk Construction Cloud

Call for Construction Session Proposals. Autodesk University 2022, a top construction industry event, will be here before you know it. This year, we’re thrilled to announce we’ll be back as an in-person conference on September 27-29 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event promises to bring even more value and insight this year, and we want you to be a part of it!

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Metro Rankings Report Honors Thriving Industrial Parks, Logistics Leaders

Business Facilities

Elk Grove Business Park, IL leads Industrial Parks, while Memphis, TN tops Logistics Leaders in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

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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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The Power of Augmented Reality (AR) in Construction

Autodesk Construction Cloud

Augmented reality (AR) has proven its value across multiple industries and has demonstrated that it can be leveraged beyond the realms of gaming and entertainment. As such, the AR/VR market is expected to see a 77% CAGR from 2019-2023. In retail, brands are adopting augmented reality to enrich the online shopping experience, allowing shoppers to see what an item (e.g., a piece of furniture or appliance) might look like in their own environment.

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New York, San Francisco Top Fintech, Crypto Leaders Rankings

Business Facilities

New York City leads the pack in Fintech, San Francisco is the Crypto Market Leader, and Morgantown, WV tops new Metros For Movers list in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

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Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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Locations For eCommerce And Distribution: Made To Order

Business Facilities

As consumer buying patterns evolve, eCommerce and distribution operations require a changing set of location-related assets for success. .

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Boost Profitability: Invest in a Construction Software Platform Today

To maximize your construction firm's profitability with a construction-specific software platform, your firm will be able to streamline every aspect of your operations. By design, this next-generation solution should offer unified functionality, replacing outdated systems and providing key capabilities including job costing, contract development, resource planning, and more.

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Connecticut Gets Back In The Show

Business Facilities

Officials at AdvanceCT say that the Nutmeg State is ratcheting up its game to convince businesses—near and far—to take their business to a better place: Connecticut.

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Locations For The Manufacturing Industry: On The Bright Side

Business Facilities

Economic developers are going to great lengths to highlight their advantages as competition dramatically increases for new manufacturing locations.

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Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Business Facilities

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.

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Encina To Build $1.1B Advanced Manufacturing Facility In Pennsylvania 

Business Facilities

Encina will create 300 new jobs in Northumberland County, PA; UnityLab is relocating its headquarters to Sullivan County.

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Forecasting With Confidence: How Contractors Can Solve Four Common Challenges

At the highest level, contractors understand the importance of accurately predicting and preparing for variances in costs or schedules when delivering a construction project. In fact, leaders know it is essential to the profitability, cash flow and potential viability of projects. For that reason, forward-thinking decision-makers who know that forecasting is a complex process, also realize that this is not feasible by using out-of-date systems.

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Port Of Savannah Completes Harbor Deepening Project

Business Facilities

Thanks to a deepening project at Savannah Harbor, exporters using the Port of Savannah have a greater opportunity to move goods overseas.

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Food Companies To Bring 138 New Jobs To North Carolina

Business Facilities

In North Carolina, Utz Brands will create 115 new jobs in Kings Mountain, while D’Artagnan will create 23 new jobs in Granville County.

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Kansas: Smack In The Middle

Business Facilities

Kansas, the Sunflower State wants to use a number of assets, including geographic location, to entice more companies to try it out.

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Downtown Pensacola Tech Takes Off

Business Facilities

From cyber to bio to IT to AI and robotics, Pensacola is quickly becoming known as a tech-friendly city in Northwest Florida.

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Drive Profitability With a Construction-Specific ERP

For specialty contractors, using a construction software platform helps to lay the technological foundation required to support future growth and improved financial performance. Through integrated back office and field capabilities, you can improve how you bid, plan, staff, run, monitor, and close out self-performing projects, all while improving operational excellence.