Heavy Construction

Concrete SmartBrief

News and information that affects the concrete industry

Concrete SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Concrete Institute

Nature inspires potentially revolutionary concrete

5/27/2015

  • Wall Street Daily

It took nine years, but Hendrik Jonkers of Delft University in the Netherlands achieved his goal of developing self-healing concrete by using bacteria. This article looks at the process. "We think our… Read More

AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Reduce potential problems on a complex project with configuration management

5/27/2015

  • Engineering News-Record

Configuration management can help minimize a complex project's scope creep, schedule slippages and change orders, writes Trefor Williams, a civil engineering professor and director of the construction… Read More

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Buildings industry news for architects

PCI Building Industry SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Precast essential to senior facility's expansion project in Las Vegas

4/29/2015

  • Las Vegas Review-Journal

Precast concrete elements as well eco-friendly and recycled materials are all part of the upgrades at the Parkdale Recreation & Senior Center in Las Vegas. The project incorporated some material from … Read More

AGC Risk Management SmartBrief

Construction risk management news

AGC Risk Management SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

IFAC thought looks at integrating risk management into operations

5/12/2015

  • Accounting Today

 "From Bolt-on to Built-in" is a new thought paper that looks at the benefits of properly integrating risk management into organizational operations developed by the International Federation of Accou… Read More