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Commercial Construction Tips – How to Stay On Budget
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Commercial Construction Tips – How to Stay On Budget

Keeping a commercial construction project on budget requires determination, vigilance, creativity in problem-solving, and diplomacy. It begins almost at the moment a project is conceived and continues throughout the entire construction period. There are many reasons a commercial construction project will go over budget. Some causes simply can’t be adequately assessed or budgeted, such as...

10 Great Commercial Construction Tips
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10 Great Commercial Construction Tips

Commercial construction can be a big undertaking, both literally and figuratively. You might think you have it all under control, but do you really? Here are ten tips that will help make your next commercial construction project a success. 1. The lowest bid is not always your best choice. It’s a counter-intuitive thought compared to...

Types of Construction Equipment and Their Uses
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Types of Construction Equipment and Their Uses

Construction equipment range from the very heavy equipment to the portable and mobile lighter equipment, some of them with a precise description of their functions are detailed below. Engineering equipment with a front bucket/shovel and a small backhoe in the rear combined with a tractor is known as backhoe loader. It is mostly used in...

FRP Construction Products And Design Codes
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FRP Construction Products And Design Codes

Concrete infrastructure is of immense significance when it comes to the economic growth of a region. Civil structures should be designed and built with satisfactory materials and techniques so that they can stay in good shape for a longer life span without rehabilitation. Durable infrastructure systems such as bridges, highways, water systems, buildings play a...

Precast Concrete Construction
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Precast Concrete Construction

In the mid-nineties, I was heading a civil design department for a large EPC contractor in South East Asia. We had received an order to build a paper plant. The primary building in a paper plant is the paper machine building. A typical paper machine building is about 300 m long. The building typically has...