Construction

The Benefits of Using Steel in Construction

The trade of steel is an important part of the global economy, with about five million people involved in making this metal worldwide and a further million people employed in service centers, galvanizing plants and trading. Every year the world produces about 1,600 million tons of crude steel – the equivalent weight of about 160,000 Eiffel Towers. It’s also of…
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The Carpenter Contractor Trust – An Introduction

It’s all marketing. Well, it isn’t, exactly. But the reason we hear that cliché so frequently is that it carries with it a ring of truth that resonates within all of us. The Carpenter Contractor Trust (www.CCTNetwork.org), or simply “The CCT,” is a labor management trust formed in 2001. Its inception was the result of collective, creative minds who recognized…
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5 Tips to Buying a Luxury Lake House in Minnesota

The scenic view surrounding your house should be eye-catching and breathtaking. All this can be achieved by finding the perfect lake house. At times this can be hard to find due to budgetary constraints. That is why when you look for a designer, you should be very vigilant and careful. Do a good detailed research and a background check to…
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Women in Construction

Women in Construction – As Told By Women

Construction is one of those industries notorious for being male-dominated and, at times, not as welcoming to women. What’s that experience truly like? Here are some opinions of women working in the construction industry, because who better to describe a woman’s experience in construction than actual women? Challenges Women Face in Construction Women make up only 4% of the workforce…
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5 Benefits of Using a Mini Excavator with Rubber Tracks

Your mini excavator is in need of spare parts, but the greatest challenge lies on what to choose between rubber tracks and steel tracks. Rubber tracks have consistently grown in popularity over the traditional steel tracks since the late 80’s; this can perhaps be attributed to the many upcoming areas in need of lighter and less destructive equipment for smaller…
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3 Ways to Improve Your Home on a Budget

As they say, home is where the heart is. The home should thus be a safe, cozy haven where one can kick back and relax after a long day.There are many ways to improve your home, and the housetipster’s housetips will provide you with all the information you require to do so. This article below also contains a few useful…
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5 Tips to Finding the Best Metal Roof For Your Home

Metal roofs are increasingly becoming a popular choice among numerous homeowners across the globe. These roofs are not only durable but also quite affordable. You can utilize a variety of color and design options to make your metal roof pop out distinctly. Fitting your home with a good roof isn’t just about aesthetics – it’s about protecting your loved ones…
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5 Tips To Using A Steel Pipe Flange For The First Time

A pipe flange is a mechanical device which serves the purpose of joining pipes together. It can be in the form of a welding neck where it’s welded to the flange collar or threaded where it’s screwed to the flange. Other methods include the use of a lap joint to make connections using a stub end, or a socket weld…
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3 Reasons why Asbestos Surveys Are Important

Construction materials containing asbestos were in used in Britain until 1999 when asbestos was prohibited. As a result, many buildings today still contain asbestos material which does not present a danger unless the material that contains it gets damaged. Poor maintenance could also potentially cause asbestos fibers to contaminate the air, which, in turn, may present a serious health hazard….
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5 Ways To Give High Fives To Remote Employees

Written by Carla Corban Kath, Director of Customer Success Strategy at Staffbase Recognition drives results. And it doesn’t cost much either. A simple thank you or an authentic show of appreciation is an invaluable attribute for any company looking to connect with its workforce and reinforce a culture of gratitude. But in many industries, leaders struggle to show appreciation for…
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