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Hell & High Water

4 days 8 hours ago
Since 1928, the Champ Clark Bridge had enabled travel and commerce, linking Missouri and Illinois via Highway 54, but after a century of wear and tear, says T.J. Colombatto, "the old truss bridge was beyond its useful function — and structurally deficient."
Jeanie Clapp

New Year, Same Virus

6 days 2 hours ago
When I wrote my column for the January/February 2021 issue of Constructor, I thought talking about COVID in the present would soon be a thing of the past.
Jeanie Clapp

Tall Tales of Wind Farm Construction

1 week 3 days ago
The components used to build wind farms are very big, and that affects everything about constructing them. The current generation of wind farms are bigger and more spread out, too, and they are growing in number.
Jeanie Clapp

Delight Your Clients & Staff with Memorable Holiday Gifts

1 month 2 weeks ago
Gourmet steaks, foods, and wine from Omaha Steaks make the perfect gift to commemorate hard work and build lasting relationships. This year, don’t send a gift – send an experience! OMAHA STEAKS OFFERS: Free Shipping on Select GiftsMeal Kits and Steak PackagesTurnkey Branded GiftsFlexible Gift Cards ABOUT OMAHA STEAKS: We offer the finest grain-fed beef ...
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The Paperless Journey

1 month 4 weeks ago
More and more contractors are turning to document management software to ensure crews in the field have the latest drawings to save time, prevent rework and facilitate communication.
Jeanie Clapp

What Puts the Fab in Prefab?

2 months ago
Although prefabrication has existed for centuries, building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) have given the construction method a boost, saving contractors time and money.
Jeanie Clapp

Lights, Camera, Productivity

2 months ago
Construction remains a competitive and challenging industry, frequently leery of new technologies, but Suffolk Construction, in Boston, embraces innovation, invests in start-up companies to drive efficiency and productivity, and benefits from the savings associated with new products, including OpenSpace, a jobsite photo capture technology.
Jeanie Clapp

Tech Talk 2021

2 months ago
It’s 2021 and, 20 years after the fictional Space Odyssey, we are living in a world where we address our AI-driven computers by name with song requests, weather questions, math problems.
Jeanie Clapp

Retriever to the Rescue

2 months 1 week ago
If you’ve driven Alabama roads recently, whether on a family road trip or on the way to a jobsite, you may have seen an effective — not to mention adorable — billboard, featuring Millie the AGC safety dog, promoting work zone safety.
Jeanie Clapp
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