CONSTRUCTION

Infrastructure Policy Watch: EU climate deal proposed, while UK financing and planning steps forward

CHRIS RICHARDS | May 4, 2021

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In this fortnightly blog, ICE's Director of Policy Chris Richards looks at developing policy landscape for infrastructure, what decisions mean, and their implications, so that infrastructure professionals can play their part in shaping the discussion.

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KONAR Company has overcome a 25-year path from pipeline parts and components production to getting competence in development and manufacturing of hi-tech rotating equipment and integrated retrofit projects management in the Russian fuel-and-gas industry.

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Local construction continues with safety protocols in place

Article | April 7, 2020

The city’s leadership hosted a Community Chat with Mayor Eric Niemann tonight through videoconferencing. Besides the mayor, City Manager Chris Workman was also on hand to answer any questions. At a point in the meeting when Niemann and Workman were taking questions, I threw out a couple of questions, including the status of local developments in town. For example, Millpond Crossing construction workers have continued to build houses - and that’s allowed under the governor’s order - but I wondered if any precautions were in place.

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8 Strategies to Improve Virtual Collaboration in Construction

Article | April 2, 2020

Collaboration – whether it happens in-person or in a digital space – is crucial in construction. While the contributions of individual team members matter, projects are only successful when team members and stakeholders can come together to solve problems and coordinate work. A heightened and immediate pressure has emerged for construction teams to collaborate remotely and virtually. But considering that some contractors are new to the concept of virtual collaboration, how should they set their teams up for success?

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How BIM helps general contractors win more business

Article | April 17, 2020

No industry in the world remains untouched by digital technology. For the architecture, engineering, and construction industry, this holds especially true. Technology is making vast improvements in the way general contractors plan and build projects, paving the way for a reimagined future. One technology in particular Building Information Modeling is leading the way. BIM is an intelligent, 3D model-based process that helps general contractors become more accurate and efficient.

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6 Ways to Boost Occupational Health in Construction

Article | April 7, 2020

Creating homes and structures from scratch is a rewarding career path for many. However, working in construction has unique risks and stressors. Exposure to harmful chemicals, constant loud noise, handling heavy loads, and potential hazards such as falling from a high place or electric shocks are among the daily risks for millions who work on construction sites. Hence, construction is the sector with one of the highest rates of fatal workplace accidents, according to the International Labor Organization. The organization estimates that 2.3 million workers around the world lose their lives to work-related accidents and illnesses every year.

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KONAR Industrial Group

KONAR Company has overcome a 25-year path from pipeline parts and components production to getting competence in development and manufacturing of hi-tech rotating equipment and integrated retrofit projects management in the Russian fuel-and-gas industry.

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