Renovation of the Great Hall of Denver International Airport’s iconic Jeppesen Terminal has hit a bump. Tests are under way to determine whether the existing concrete slab can handle construction equipment loads.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, in its 2018 CTBUH Tall Building Year in Review, found that 18 supertall buildings 300 meters or taller completed construction last year—a record number that beats 2017, but only by three.
With floors 10 and 11 of Seattle’s 58-story Rainier Square Tower under construction concurrently, crews from the Erection Co. are meeting or exceeding speed predictions for the radical composite steel frame’s steel erection, core welding and core concrete casting.
On Jan. 10, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority announced that procurement has begun for the repair of the two fractured bottom flanges of the twin parallel girders that span 80 ft across Fremont Street in the 4.5-block-long Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco.
While “fulfillment centers” and other e-commerce logistic facilities drive a hot market for the manufacturing sector, traditional construction methods such as tilt-up concrete panels are being pushed to ever-greater heights.
A note from the engineer of record on an approved shop drawing for San Francisco's Salesforce Transit Center appears to have initiated an instruction to the steel fabricator to cut two 2-in. x 4-in. holes in the bottom flanges of the hub's built-up plate girders.
The steel fabricator for the third-floor tapered, built-up plate girders at the troubled Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco is calling for a girder-hanger connection design review as part of the probe into the causes of brittle fractures in bottom flanges of twin 80-ft-long members that bridge Fremont Street.
A new study from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has been released! Join this webinar to learn about the new study’s findings, hear how technology has played a key role in these productivity advances, and gain insight into a specific construction company’s path towards productivity gains.
Multi-discipline design firms of all sizes struggle with managing engineering-work-in-progress. During this webinar, ENR will talk to a panel of industry experts about how they are advancing their design workflows and driving digital transformation to achieve greater productivity.
Advances in procurement technology are helping companies increase the number and quality of bidders, drive down costs through greater competition and eliminate many time-consuming manual procurement processes. During this webinar, participants will learn procurement best practices.
Digital systems that manage processes with precision have been taken up by many project managers to ensure the timely exchange of accurate deliverables and to gain instant visibility and auditability into each step of the process. In this webinar, we will get advice from project managers who have made the transition to a digital workflow.
A shared understanding and agreement is the foundation of successful projects. We will talk with designers, construction managers and contractors about how they reach this state, and how modern technologies are making it easier to reduce disputes throughout construction and speed up the signing of agreements to save money and boost efficiency.
Collaboration with digital data is helping the construction industry head-off safety issues that arise from miscommunication and faulty coordination, as well as prevent rework and enhance productivity and quality. During this webinar, we will talk with project managers about how they use connected digital data to help keep their jobsites coordinated, productive and safe.
The STARC temporary containment system segregates the noise and dust of renovations, so you can continue with your critical work without disruption. We will discuss how the installation process is quick and quiet - 100 feet of wall can be installed in one hour limiting labor/material costs and waste - and more!
Although audits are a fact of life, the level of time, effort, and stress is 100% manageable. During this webinar, we will share the top 3 secrets from industry leading owners managing ongoing capital construction projects and provide a summary of the strategies they undertook to eliminate stress and drive cost from their audit process.
Drones are transforming the way large companies do business across the entire enterprise. Once small programs prove their value, they tend to grow quickly, so starting with a strong foundation is key. In this webinar, we’ll present case studies from some of the most successful in-house drone programs in the industry as well as advice from top drone consultants.
Construction work starts and progresses as decisions are made, obligations are accepted and commitments are communicated. Until that happens, progress stalls and everything that’s waiting on a decision is at risk of delay, disruption or dissolution. In this webinar we will talk with construction industry executives about the changing technologies and techniques that help them smooth out and de-risk critical project information flow.
Winner Vicki L. O’Leary visits construction sites such as the Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement in Long Beach, Calif., spreading the gospel of preventing harassment and making jobsites receptive to a more diverse workforce.