During my time in construction I have worked on a number of jobs that have asbestos containing material (ACM). The safe removal and treatment of this material often involves alot of extra work. In this article I will cover basics of identification, removal and shed some light on different disposal methods.
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Many construction projects have a crane lift on them and planning them correctly is a difficult process. There can be many different reasons for needing a crane on site, from moving a big piece of equipment onto site, pouring concrete, or installing windows, cranes have many different applications.
In today’s article we are going to walk through some of the basic requirements for a crane lift and things you should be looking for.
Our blog work here at cnstrctr started in December 2016, so it goes without saying that the year 2017 has been an important year for us. We’ve introduced a glossary, discussion forum and have written over 40 articles aimed at helping the construction, architecture and engineering industries. We’ve grown our followers on social media accounts by over 1500 followers.
Today we’re going to run through our top five articles of 2017 by traffic generated. Looking forward to continuing this journey with everyone in 2018.
In the words of everyone’s favourite HBO character John Snow “Winter is coming”. For those of you in warm climates, consider yourself lucky, for those of you like us that live in colder climates, it’s time to start planning if you haven’t already. Each year we have a season that demands the most of our construction projects. From making logistics more difficult, freezing liquids, making certain surfaces incompatible winter is a challenging time to work.
Before winter comes you should already have a plan in place on how to deal with the change in conditions. This week we’re running you through eight things that need to be part of your winter protection plan.
It doesn’t matter where you look nowadays there are headlines in the news daily telling us about the labour shortage. It’s a real problem and one that likely won’t be going away anytime soon. Since this is the case, we thought we’d help you out with an article on ways you can help to combat the industry labour shortage.
The construction industry is changing and a higher percentage of construction companies work is related to renovations instead of new builds. Renovations are often more complex than green-field projects because the work you are performing can impact existing occupants or negatively impact the building itself.
Today’s article will help to outline some of the common challenges found in renovation work and how to overcome those challenges.