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Home Inspection check-list - What to look for when buying a house - Commercial Contractors, Home builders in Houston - Cheval Builders

Home Inspection check-list - What to look for when buying a house - Commercial Contractors, Home builders in Houston - Cheval Builders | commercial builders | Scoop.it
When you want to buy a house, you should definitely think about a home inspection. You would not usually notice defects even when in plain sight, or details like what’s underneath the carpet or behind the walls; there may be flooring or structural defect. During inspection if you see too many red flags, it might be a better idea scratch that house from your list, consulting with a professional home inspector might be good idea but initial inspection on your own can reveal many thing if done properly. Categorize your visit into following. Structural Elements: This is the most important Continue Reading
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Cheniere to Get $2.5 Billion to Build Texas LNG Terminal

Cheniere Energy Inc. has found buyers for $2.5 billion in convertible notes that will help fund construction of its Corpus Christi, Texas, facility to export natural gas from booming U.S. shale production.
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With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur innovation in highway funding

With Prop 1, Texas may break the logjam, spur innovation in highway funding | commercial builders | Scoop.it
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4 ways to control rising construction costs

4 ways to control rising construction costs | commercial builders | Scoop.it
If you are in the commercial construction business, then you might have noticed the recent trend—it’s all getting extremely expensive. Gone are the days when people used to have simple construction needs. Now everyone wants extravagant designs as well as construction. The construction material is getting more expensive by the day and so is the labor. Still there are ways to control construction costs, which we will discuss in this article. Even though it is not entirely possible to predict what exactly the cost of construction will be but there are ways to get your dream house without spending all Continue Reading
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Clarksville pipeline through Todd County, Ky., approved

Clarksville pipeline through Todd County, Ky., approved | commercial builders | Scoop.it
Includes stipulation to allow others access to natural gas pipeline
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BusinessWorld | Rise in prices of construction materials in NCR slows in September

BusinessWorld | Rise in prices of construction materials in NCR slows in September | commercial builders | Scoop.it
THE RISE in retail prices of construction materials in the National Capital Region (NCR) slowed slightly in September, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed, after six consecutive months of steady increases that peaked in August.
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Latest trends in construction industry

Latest trends in construction industry | commercial builders | Scoop.it
As the economy improves, so is the construction industry. The industry is not just looking for the new structures and design but also for the strategies which will help in making the processes efficient and effective. Construction business is ever changing as new methods of construction and new building materials are introduced. In this article we take a look at some of the latest trends seen in the market: Single-Model Design Materials Energy Efficiency Permanent Modular Construction Multifamily Market Softens Single-Model Design Traditionally what used to happen was a step by step process in which engineering documents were created then Continue Reading
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Texas construction firms are buying the majority of construction equipment for earthmoving right now and it’s not even close

Texas construction firms are buying the majority of construction equipment for earthmoving right now and it’s not even close | commercial builders | Scoop.it
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Wiregrass Technical College to Host Construction and Engineering Career Fair for Students

Wiregrass Technical College to Host Construction and Engineering Career Fair for Students | commercial builders | Scoop.it
The 3rd Annual Careers in Construction and Engineering Fair will be held on Wiregrass Georgia Technical College's Valdosta Campus Tuesday, September 23.
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Seattle rents rise as apartment construction booms

Seattle rents rise as apartment construction booms | commercial builders | Scoop.it
he city's hot job scene continues to push up apartment rents, although a building boom may soften the market next year, according to two new reports.
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Labor Productivity Assessment

Evaluation of productivity is important for any construction project in order to determine the project status and to have complete picture, there should be some mechanism. Productivity assessment is key for quality, cost and on time completion of construction project. When assessing productivity, it is better to break it down in to manageable parts as teams. Size of team depends on the project size. It is important that every site assessment is different from the other. Work sampling method This method has been used in the U.S construction industry from 1980’s. Work sampling method is statistical technique to determine the Continue Reading
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Texas Confederate memorial construction on schedule

Texas Confederate memorial construction on schedule | commercial builders | Scoop.it
Some see why the memorial has a history of groups opposed to its construction.
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The top 4 causes of construction safety accidents

Any construction site can’t be too careful when it comes to accidents. Accidents could be of any sorts, some time many small accidents also have big impact on the project timeline. The best you can do is to make sure all safety precautions have been taken. To minimize accident on your site, understanding the main reasons is important so that severe injuries can avoided. It would be impossible to eradicate accidents without knowing them first. Simply nothing can be left to chance. Construction safety accidents can be divided in to 4 main categories, which are list below. Electrical Incidents We Continue Reading

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diagnosis of cause of accidents can contribute in avoiding construction accidents there can be many causes some important ones are discussed

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New Adam Smith's Texas Harley dealership in Bedford starts construction - Dallas Business Journal

New Adam Smith's Texas Harley dealership in Bedford starts construction - Dallas Business Journal | commercial builders | Scoop.it
Adam Smith's Texas Harley — one of the largest Harley-Davidson dealerships in the country — has begun construction on its new 70,000-square-foot Texas Harley store.
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Bill proposes billions for construction at Texas colleges

Bill proposes billions for construction at Texas colleges | commercial builders | Scoop.it
The bill, filed by Amarillo Republican Kel Seliger, is one of a handful related to higher education to pop up on the first day of filing. In all, Texas universities, including UH, A&M and UT, would get $2.86 million for construction.
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In Texas, Dangerous Working Environments Accompany Economic Growth

In Texas, Dangerous Working Environments Accompany Economic Growth | commercial builders | Scoop.it

“Construction sites in Texas are 22 percent deadlier than the national average. That is not something to be proud of,” said Brooks Schuelke, an Austin personal injury attorney. 

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Cincinnati startup Cloud Takeoff set to enter Texas after scoring major contract - Cincinnati Business Courier

Cincinnati startup Cloud Takeoff set to enter Texas after scoring major contract - Cincinnati Business Courier | commercial builders | Scoop.it
Mason-based construction startup Cloud Takeoff is entering America’s second largest construction market after landing a contract with Texas’ oldest contractor trade organization.
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Innovation in Green Building for a sustainable future

Innovation in Green Building for a sustainable future | commercial builders | Scoop.it
Centuries ago early humans took advantage of things like facing their homes to the south, using locally available materials, building where the natural resources they needed were close by, and living where they worked. When the industrial revolution demanded that people go to a central location to perform their work a lot of this wisdom was lost. The growing adoption of oil as a fuel used in transportation caused masses of people from rural to shift to the cities to be near to their work places. Since people had to now use transportation for moving around each day to get Continue Reading
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Summit Materials buys 3 companies in Texas, Kansas - Denver Business Journal

Summit Materials buys 3 companies in Texas, Kansas - Denver Business Journal | commercial builders | Scoop.it
Since its 2009 founding, the Denver-based company has been busy buying building materials companies in aggregates, ready-mix concrete, cement, asphalt paving and construction. Today it has some 4,500 employees.
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CASE Construction Equipment, Texas Good Roads and ASCO Equipment Take Second Tour Through Texas in Support of Proposition 1

CASE Construction Equipment, Texas Good Roads and ASCO Equipment Take Second Tour Through Texas in Support of Proposition 1 | commercial builders | Scoop.it
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Value Management & Life Cycle Costing

The life cycle costing evaluates lowest cost of ownership of a projects life span. Also determines the cost of project from design to completion. This analysis not only calculates capital cost but maintenance and operation cost also. Value management deals with requirements of a client for the project. It helps to identify the alternatives to increase the achievement of goals and efficiency at lowest cost possible. Value management helps to reduce the risk of delays, failure, cost and increases quality and performance to ensure safety and reliability. Data collection using questionnaire is more reliable than interviews, interviews are more inclined Continue Reading
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Construction company building world’s tallest modular tower in Brooklyn terminates contract amid dispute with developer Bruce Ratner 

Construction company building world’s tallest modular tower in Brooklyn terminates contract amid dispute with developer Bruce Ratner  | commercial builders | Scoop.it
Swedish construction giant Skanska has ended its contract with&nbspreal estate titan Bruce Ratner to the make the world's tallest modular tower in Brooklyn, the Each day News has discovered. The termination of the contract is the most current in a series...
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Warminster union worker pleads guilty to sabotaging construction sites

Warminster union worker pleads guilty to sabotaging construction sites | commercial builders | Scoop.it
A Bucks County member of the Ironworkers Local 401 has pleaded guilty to sabotaging area construction sites in retaliation for contractors who did not hire union workers. Formerly PhillyBurbs
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Independence Boulevard Construction Project Reaches Milestone

Independence Boulevard Construction Project Reaches Milestone | commercial builders | Scoop.it
The North Carolina Department of Transportation is reaching a milestone this week in the East Independence Boulevard expansion project.
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Bird Construction Inc Plans Dividend of C$0.06 (BDT) | Ticker Report

Bird Construction Inc Plans Dividend of C$0.06 (BDT) | Ticker Report | commercial builders | Scoop.it
Bird Construction (TSE:BDT) announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 6th, American Banking News reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 30th
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