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Tell Your Construction Site Story and Win Prizes

Tell Your Construction Site Story and Win Prizes

We, the constructors, build the world. We all have been in a position where our construction sites become everything to us. The attachment between a constructor and his construction site is something unparalleled and can’t be found in any ...

How to Manage Construction Workforce Effectively?

How to Manage Construction Workforce Effectively?

Effective management of the construction workforce helps finish projects on time and within the stipulated budget. It is estimated that nearly two-thirds of construction projects fail to reach the handover phase within the estimated budget, and labor inefficiencies at ...

Embodied Carbon in Construction: High Time to Reduce it

Embodied Carbon in Construction: High Time to Reduce it

Embodied carbon in construction is defined as the carbon emissions associated with manufacturing and transporting construction materials and the process of construction. Buildings account for 39% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions: 28% from building operations and 11% embodied ...

How to Become a Construction Contractor? A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Become a Construction Contractor? A Step-by-Step Guide

A construction contractor is an individual who provides independent and professional services to third-party employers in the construction industry. Construction contractors plan, monitor, and manage various construction projects, like residential, commercial, or public work projects. In addition, construction contractors ...

Passive House: Reduce Energy Consumption in Your Building

Passive House: Reduce Energy Consumption in Your Building

Passive house is a concept used in construction to build energy-efficient, comfortable, and ecological buildings that are also affordable. It is a building standard that consists of a set of design principles that are used to achieve a precise ...

How to Inspect a Structure Using Acoustic Emission Testing?

How to Inspect a Structure Using Acoustic Emission Testing?

Acoustic emission (AE) is defined as the physical phenomenon in which a material generates elastic waves when subjected to stress or deformation. These signals are registered using a non-destructive test method (NDT) called the acoustic emission test. An acoustic ...

Lakhta Center, Russia: Skyscraper of the Year

Lakhta Center, Russia: Skyscraper of the Year

The Lakhta Center tower is a 462.7-m tall, 87-story building in St. Petersburg, Russia. It is presently the tallest skyscraper in Russia and Europe, and the fourteenth-tallest building in the world. The tower recently won the Emporis Skyscraper Award, ...