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RH testing now much faster with ASTM F2170 update

Flooring industry professionals will be thrilled with ASTM International’s just-released update to the F2170 standard for relative humidity (RH) testing in concrete floor slabs. The update stems from an ASTM-commissioned Precision and Bias (P&B) study conducted in 2014. That study found …

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Library’s architecture uses metal roofs to highlight design elements

When officials in Lilburn, Georiga planned the new double-duty library and city hall building, the vision called for interior spaces that provided ease of access and circulation within the structure, with a shared lobby space on the first and second …

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Construction Composites Market to cross $65 billion by 2025

A 45-billion dollar-fraternity in terms of renumeration, construction composites market stands as one of the most high-potential verticals of the advanced materials domain. These composites endorsed with properties such as light weight, durability, design flexibility, and strength have gained a …

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5 ways to improve your construction site safety

The term “time is money” is quite literal in the construction industry. The constant pressure project managers and crews face to meet deadlines and stay within budget often causes safety to fall to the wayside. In 2016, out of 4,693 …

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5 secrets to successful landmark-building renovation projects

Some of the most interesting projects a commercial construction firm can undertake involve landmark-status properties. Working in buildings noted and protected for their history, architecture and age is rewarding for everyone involved. But with such distinctive projects, it’s important to …

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Liquidated damages provisions in Colorado: Alternatives allowed

Are liquidated damages clauses that allow a non-breaching party to elect an alternative remedy (like lost profits) permissible expressions of private parties’ freedom of contract? Or do such alternatives indicate that the parties never intended to liquidate damages, so as …

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Risk Management 101 for Contracts

It’s an all-too common scenario even for experienced contractors: relying on verbal conversations as a commitment for payment. It sounds simplistic, but too often I’ve seen situations in which contractors have agreed to change orders through a phone call or …

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Cutting claims for compensation by providing preventative solutions

For many Americans, meaningful access to basic healthcare is out of reach. That number is growing as more and more employees are hit with significant increases to their employer sponsored plans and opt to go without healthcare benefits due to …

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Taking on a New York project? Study up on the following statutes

As a contractor taking on projects out of state, you should be aware of locale-specific statutes that can catch you by surprise to your detriment. Here’s a look at some New York laws you should be aware of: 

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Lux Resorts launching Salt brand

Lux Resorts is launching its Salt brand in Mauritius by year’s end. Read the TTG Asia story here

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