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New BJC Health Tower Breaks Ground in St. Louis

Civil + Structural Engineer

Louis area, Barnes-Jewish Health Systems (BJC) undertook a long-term, campus wide renewal project. PERI USA was selected as the sole provider for formwork systems and shoring towers to accommodate the unique design requirements. PD5 shoring systems spanned up to 40 feet.

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DFI Announces New Chair of Drilled Shaft Committee

Civil + Structural Engineer

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces David Graham, P.E., He has consulted on deep foundation design, load testing and construction for many major bridges throughout the U.S., Hawthorne, N.J. of Dan Brown and Associates has been named chair of DFI’s Drilled Shaft Committee. He succeeds Paul Axtell, P.E.,

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How unpiloted systems are changing the landscape for civil and structural engineers

Civil + Structural Engineer

By Josh Rayburn Unpiloted systems continue transforming civil and structural engineering by improving efficiency, accuracy, and safety while empowering civil and structural engineers to control costs. Modern unpiloted systems include robotics with sensors that can be deployed on a schedule and a specific path.

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DFI Announces 2023 Outstanding Project Award Winner

Civil + Structural Engineer

A presentation on the project is being delivered and the award presented at DFI’s 48th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations , October 31 – November 3 in Seattle. Its 65 ft (20 m) deep perimeter foundation wall system presented many challenges. vice president, Thornton Tomasetti.

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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. The key benefits of using a construction-specific ERP are: Elimination of disparate systems. Greater agility. Increased efficiency and productivity.

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Trimble’s GNSS Technology Aiding Work of Identifying  and Clearing Landmines

Civil + Structural Engineer

— Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and the Trimble Foundation Fund have partnered with The HALO Trust, the world’s largest landmine-clearing non-profit organization, to help expand its demining operations across Ukraine. The Trimble Foundation Fund is aligned to the company’s commitment towards building a more sustainable future.

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What Does It Cost to Build a Single-Family Home?

The Pro Builder

Looking at national averages for itemized costs, NAHB broke down the costs into eight major stages of construction—site work, foundations, framing, exterior finishes, major systems rough-ins, interior finishes, final steps, and other—and a total of 36 subcategories within those eight stages. of the total construction costs.