Tag: Construction

Facilities Planning and Construction.

OSHA Advisory Committee On Construction Safety And Health Seeks Nominations

OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is accepting nominations for six new members to serve on the 15-member committee.

China Wins Its First Emporis Skyscraper Award

For the first time in the Emporis Skyscraper Award’s 15-year history, a Chinese building — Wangjing SOHO, Beijing — has landed the contest's top spot.

NIBS Developing New Building Information Modeling Guideline

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) is kicking off development of a new guideline to help building owners, their design teams, and facility managers use building information modeling (BIM) during the building design, construction, and operations process.

Three Ways To Prepare Your Asphalt Roof For A Harsh Winter

ARMA provides tips on how you can save money and protect your facility's roof.

Glass Walkway Shatters On China’s Yuntai Mountain

A group of Chinese tourists were sent into a panic Tuesday after a pane on a new glass walkway on the side of a 3,540 foot high cliff shattered.
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New Product Flash: Latitudes Metal Wall Panel Brochure from IMETCO

Facility managers can delve deeper into this high performance metal wall panel system.
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Data Center Decisions: Build, Buy, Or Lease?

The decision may rest on factors such as available capital, timeline, and degree of desired control.
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California Approves Sweeping Design-Build Authorization

California reforms infrastructure delivery with passage of SB 785; ensures design-build authority in California for next decade.
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Friday Funny: Pre-Schoolers With Power Tools

In the hopes of spreading "the joy of building, revising, and repairing," the goal of the program is to introduce youngsters—perhaps facility managers or engineers of the future—to materials and tools while learning the basics of individual work and teamwork.
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Question Of The Week: Construction Projects; Lessons Learned?

In construction projects you have overseen in recent years, what has been the biggest challenge and how did you and your team overcome the issue?

Green Building Business Booming In Canada

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building green.
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WEB EXCLUSIVE: High Definition Surveys For Construction Projects

Based on an imaging laser that collects thousands of survey shots per second, HDS technology quickly gathers facility survey data.
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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: ezIQC from The Gordian Group

This offering speeds up construction and renovation projects with competitive bidding requirements satisfied ahead of time.
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WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Secret Is In The Foundation

Housing a collection of fragile historical artifacts next to a busy railroad track calls for special protective measures. Vibrations must be kept to an absolute minimum.
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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: COMFORTBOARD CIS by ROXUL

This stone wool insulation board is designed for use as an exterior continuous insulation in rainscreen wall systems.
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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Tyvek Fluid Applied WB System from DuPont

This integrated system offers similar air and water protection of DuPont's Tyvek CommercialWrap, but in a fluid applied form. The system is ideal for application on concrete, CMU, gypsum sheathing, and complex high-rise facilities.

Building Stones Of Washington DC Landmarks

This article by Ari Massefski of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reflects on the geology that helped build Washington, DC. This information is based on a more extensive USGS publication, "Building Stones of Our Nation's Capital."
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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: CPVC App from Lubrizol

Facility managers can access the latest information about the company's piping systems through this new technology tool.

P-433 Ship Shape from Meese Orbitron Dunne Co.

This UN Certified container is suitable for collecting and transporting oil-based paints and stains, paint thinner, degreasers, aerosol paints, household batteries, and other hazardous and non-hazardous materials.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Assemblies Library by Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

Facility managers can search this database for information on wall systems and assemblies.
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Worried About Workforce Shortages? Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
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View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.