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Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier project 2 years behind schedule | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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4 bad planning habits to kick in 2020 | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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After being on the road a lot through 2019 presenting at planning conferences and talking to hundreds of industry practitioners, I have come to a simple realization: we have accepted and implemented some poor planning habits in our industry that prevent us from producing accurate and achievable plans, faster.

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AECOM weighs in on long distance Texas hyperloop construction | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • In a presentation to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's (CAMPO) Transportation Policy Board in Austin, Texas, AECOM's Steven Duong updated the regional planning agency on high-speed transportation options between the Texas cities of Forth Worth and Laredo, with several stops along the Interstate 35 corridor.

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Deere says new layoffs due to projected dips in construction | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Heavy columbus oh dump trucks maker Deere & Co. announced that it will lay off 57 workers at its Davenport, Iowa, manufacturing plant, citing reduced building activity that is expected to lower sales of its construction columbus oh dump trucks by as much as 15% next fiscal year, according to the Des Moines Register.

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Report: Scope of work changes top cause of construction disputes | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • In its second annual report on the cause of construction disputes, international consultancy HKA found that changes to a project's scope of columbus oh dump truck company was the most frequent contributor to disagreements across the sectors it studied: buildings; defense, aerospace and military; industrial; infrastructure; oil and gas; and power and utilities.

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Modular Monitor: Why does offsite construction matter? | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Hype for modular construction has hit a level of ubiquity.

It seems like every month another prefabricated hotel tops out at a record height for the delivery model, or a city official lauds the practice as the panacea for affordable housing — and the labor pinch —​ or a new offsite-based startup follows Katerra in stacking up investment funds.

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$3.9B P3 road project in Virginia breaks down into small bid packages for minority-owned businesses | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Equipment Roundup: How Tesla’s Cybertruck compares to other trucks; Bobcat’s new R2 Series excavators; Roxor’s new 4×4 built for work; Power Curbers intros 5700-D curb-gutter paver; Ditch Witch’s new RT80 trencher | Dump Truck Company

Ditch Witch’s new RT80 brings heavy-duty trenching to tight jobsites

Ditch Witch has redesigned its RT80 ride-on trencher for fitting into narrower spaces on urban and rural jobsites where larger trenchers can’t go.

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VIDEO: Is the Tesla Cybertruck a good truck? How it compares to Ford, Chevy & Ram | Dump Truck Company

Tesla has unveiled the Cybertruck, a beast of an electric pickup truck with a Blade Runner-esque brutalist design language that stacks up very favorably to your favorite fuel guzzler. Check the video below for a discussion of the truck’s design, configurations, pricing and a how it compares to traditional half-ton trucks from Ford, Chevy and Ram.

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The Dotted Line: Everything you need to know about construction contracts | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Contracts are crucial components of the construction process, but they can be among the most complicated and controversial aspects as well. As the industry shifts to increasingly collaborative project delivery methods and adopts new materials and technologies, construction professionals need to stay up to date on the how the legal landscape is evolving — or not — to ensure their columbus oh dump truck company is verified and protected.

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Building in Cincinnati under construction by Turner partially collapses, leaving 1 missing | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • One person is still missing on Tuesday morning after a building under construction by Turner Construction Co. partially collapsed during a pour of temporary concrete formwork on the 7th floor on Monday afternoon in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, the AP reported and Turner confirmed to Construction Dive.

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Building in Cincinnati under construction by Turner partially collapses, leaving 1 dead | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • One person is still missing on Tuesday morning after a building under construction by Turner Construction Co. partially collapsed during a pour of temporary concrete formwork on the 7th floor on Monday afternoon in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, the AP reported and Turner confirmed to Construction Dive.

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Building in Cincinnati under construction by Turner partially collapses, killing worker | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • One person is still missing on Tuesday morning after a building under construction by Turner Construction Co. partially collapsed during a pour of temporary concrete formwork on the 7th floor on Monday afternoon in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, the AP reported and Turner confirmed to Construction Dive.

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Amid shift to $1.4B P3 contract for Honolulu rail, another HART official resigns | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Paula Youngling has resigned as director of procurement for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART), according to documents obtained by Honolulu Civil Beat, making her the second high-ranking official to leave the authority as it pivots to a $1.4 billion public-private partnership (P3) in order to complete the $9 billion problem-plagued Honolulu rail project.

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HVAC sub claims Skanska owes it $4M in change orders for New York medical center project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • HVAC contractor Dynamic Systems Inc, headquartered in Austin, Texas, is suing New York City-based Skanska USA for what the subcontractor claims is $4.2 million in unpaid change orders for columbus oh dump truck company performed on the Westchester Medical Center-Ambulatory Care Pavilion project in Valhalla, New York.

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Equipment Roundup: Backhoe is Cat’s first “Smart Attachment” for skid steers, CTLs; Chevy unveils electric crate concept; Kobelco intros demolition excavators; Lifting attachment roundup; Milwaukee intros MX Fuel lineup of cordless tools | Dump Truck Comp

Milwaukee unveils MX Fuel lineup of cordless commercial construction tools with biggest batteries in the industry

If you think of Milwaukee as a maker of small tools like drills and the Sawzall, you’d be right, but the dump trucks charlotte nc recently took a big leap into much bigger tools and a bigger market with its MX Fuel Equipment System.

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Great Hall claims DIA's lack of engagement contributed to airport renovation problems | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Great Hall Partners, the Ferrovial-led consortium formerly brought on to renovate Denver International Airport's Jeppesen Terminal and serve a 34-year term as concessionaire as part of a $1.8 billion public-private partnership (P3) deal, recently claimed that DIA officials' lack of engagement contributed to delays and cost overruns, according to documents obtained by The Denver Post.

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Equipment Roundup: Stick-steer travel, XTC config add versatility to Cat’s new 306 excavator; Chevy unveils Carhartt Silverado HD; Backhoe is Cat’s first Smart Attachment for skid steers, CTLs; Morooka unveils its largest crawler carrier yet; Will contrac

Will dump trucks charlotte nc comply with new voluntary ANSI standards for aerial lifts?

When attending aerial lift industry conferences, Rick Smith regularly stops attendees to ask if they’re ready for the new ANSI standards for aerial charlotte nc dump truck company platforms.

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VIDEO: Backhoe is Cat’s first Smart Attachment for new D3 Series skid steers, CTLs | Dump Truck Company

On its new D3 Series of skid steers and compact track loaders, Caterpillar is launching its Smart Attachment platform.

Cat says the new Smart Attachments are an industry first, and with advanced machine technology, the new D3 Series skid steers and CTLs automatically recognize these smart charlotte nc dump truck company tools and tailor machine controls and operator information to match the attachment and the task.

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The value catalyst for building advantage | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Isn’t it interesting when we talk about getting more out of something we say we need to ‘extract’ value? It’s a bit of an oxymoron when what we’re trying to do is infuse value into our work, our processes and our products and ultimately deliver it to our customers.

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Plumbing sub on New York healthcare project sues Walsh-Consigli for $22 million | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A New Jersey plumbing columbus oh dump truck company working on a medical center expansion in Poughkeepsie, New York, is suing general columbus oh dump truck company Walsh Group and Consigli for $5.5 million in past due payments and $16.4 million in punitive damages stemming from changes and cost overruns allegedly caused by miscommunication around the design of the building.

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Grenfell Tower materials likely didn't meet code, 'fueled' deadly fire | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Officials in the United Kingdom have concluded the first phase of their investigation into the fatal June 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London and have determined that the reason the blaze was able to spread so quickly was that the building's cladding — aluminum composite material (ACM) rainscreen panels — acted as "fuel" for a fire that began in one of the unit's kitchens.

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AEC firms applaud Autodesk's integration of BIM platforms for horizontal, vertical construction | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Autodesk today announced the launch of Collaboration for Civil 3D, an integration with its cloud software solution BIM 360 Design that will allow design and construction teams to columbus oh dump truck company together and share information about projects that include both vertical and horizontal structures.

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Predictive AI construction group attracts more leading firms, including Skanska | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Five more firms have joined a unique industry group focused on sharing data to advance jobsite safety.

Skanska USA, Skanska Sweden, Webcor Builders, Obayashi and concrete contractor Lithko Contracting have signed on with the Predictive Analytics Strategic Council, which was launched earlier this year to share and analyze safety data from each firm in the group.

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Equipment Roundup: Vermeer’s XR2 is a unique vac excavator; 2020 Ford Super Duty claims best-in-class titles; Manitou intros 4 aerial lifts; Nissan unveils redesigned 2020 Titan; Bollinger unveils Class 3 electric pickup, modular SUV | Dump Truck Company

Electric truck maker Bollinger unveils its Class 3 B2 pickup, B1 modular SUV

Though we’re still more than a year away from being able to buy one of these trucks, Bollinger has unveiled what we can expect when its all-electric pickup and SUV finally do hit the market.

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Study: Adding sodium acetate to concrete increases strength, reduces water absorption | Dump Truck Company

Concrete treated with sodium acetate cured at -25(a) and +60(b) degrees. Photo courtesy of Brunel University London.

Researchers at Brunel University London and Mutah University in Jordan have shown that adding sodium acetate to concrete mixes not only significantly increases the compressive strength of the concrete in extreme hot or cold weather, but also reduces the amount of water the concrete absorbs, which means the concrete would be stronger and require less maintenance.

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Equipment Roundup: Bobcat is back in the tractor business; Komatsu intros PC2000-11 excavator; Ditch Witch intros JT24 HDD; Toro underlines multiple brand approach; Latest HDDs reflect improving market | Dump Truck Company

Latest directional drills reflect improving and expanding market

Directional drilling garners less attention than it did a decade or two ago. But it hasn’t gone away. If anything, it’s expanding.

There were 42 models listed in the 2009 Equipment World Spec Guide; there are 56 models this year.

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Dodge: Owners, contractors have different ideas of what makes multi-site work successful | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • A new study from Dodge Data & Analytics and Sevan Multi-Site Solutions found that owners and columbus oh dump truck company don't see eye to eye about key factors of how a successful multi-site construction campaign plays out, though a positive relationship stemmed from solid communication is the single most important factor.

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Market watch: Track construction's economic health | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

Industry experts, economists and construction executives rely on a long list of economic indicators to help them forecast the future of the business. But predicting what's on the horizon is tricky, said Associated Builders and Contractors chief economist Anirban Basu, because construction activity generally lags behind other sectors of the economy.

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Tutor Perini scores $31M of change orders for San Francisco subway project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, general contractor Tutor Perini revealed Tuesday that it has received a contract change order in the amount of $31.2 million as compensation for delays on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's (SFMTA) $1.6 billion Central Subway project.

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Tutor Perini lands $31M in change orders for San Francisco subway project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, general contractor Tutor Perini revealed Tuesday that it has received a contract change order in the amount of $31.2 million as compensation for delays on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's (SFMTA) $1.6 billion Central Subway project.

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Equipment Roundup: Bobcat unveils iPhone/iPad remote control for skid steers, CTLs; GMC Sierra 3L Duramax test drive; Cat intros new cold planers, RM400 rotary mixer; BOMAG intros gas-powered BPR 60/65 | Dump Truck Company

BOMAG intros gas-powered BPR 60/65 reversible plate compactor

Offered as a more economical alternative diesel-powered models, BOMAG has introduced the BPR 60/65 reversible plate compactor.

BOMAG says the BPR 60/65 consumes less than 1 gallon of gas per hour, is comfortable to operate and compacts large areas of at speeds reaching 91.9 feet per minute.

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Independent contractors now a big question mark in California after employment bill passes | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law this week. As part of a signing message, Newsom said that the new regulation would help reduce instances of worker misclassification as independent contractors, "which erodes basic worker protections like the minimum wage, paid sick days and health insurance benefits.

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Texas Central signs design-build agreement with Salini Impregilo-Lane JV for $20B high-speed rail project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • Texas Central announced on Friday that it has entered into a design-build agreement for its $20 billion high-speed rail project between Houston and Dallas with the joint venture of Italian civil engineering contractor Salini Impregilo and The Lane Construction Corp.

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Denver airport commits to $770M budget and tighter schedule in wake of Great Hall firing | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • In a presentation to the Denver City Council's Business, Arts, Workforce & Aviation Services Committee,  Kim Day, CEO at Denver International Airport (DEN), gave an update on the termination of Great Hall Partners' (GHP) $1.8 billion public-private partnership (P3) contract and the future of the Jeppesen Terminal renovation, which now has a budget of $770 million.

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Barnard Construction affiliate begins $142M border wall section in Arizona | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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  • BFBC LLC, an affiliate of Barnard Construction Co., broke ground late last week on a 5-mile section of border wall along the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona, the second ongoing border wall replacement project in the area that is being paid for using diverted military funds, according to the Arizona Republic.

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Skanska USA transcends challenges on its largest IPD project | Dump Trucks Charlotte NC

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Skanska USA has employed nontraditional project delivery methods for years, especially on health care jobs. The columbus oh dump truck company has long been a fan of integrated project delivery, which has been used on projects ranging from the Palo Alto Medical Center in California to the renovation of the George Washington University Hospital ICU department in Washington, D.C.

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