Post-Tensioning Construction

Post-Tensioning Construction Basics Even congested tendons can be routed around obstructions. Digital Concrete Scanning Services Construction of post-tensioned slabs on grade is very similar to using reinforcing steel, except for the tensioning step. Cables are arranged as indicated by the engineer and chaired to run through the center of the slab. For residential construction, tendons […]

Estimating sheet for road construction

Terrain and soil conditions, road standards, machine and labor costs etc. are considered as the prime factors which can change the road construction cost significantly. Besides, the skills of the associated operators and labors are also affected. As the road construction systems are identical all through the globe, one can effortlessly develop rational cost estimates […]

HeavyBid provides great solution to your construction estimating & construction bidding process

HeavyBid is an easy-to-use construction estimating software that is widely applied in the sectors like transportation, utility, oil and gas, power, industrial, and commercial construction. It is found that over 35,000 estimators as well as 111 companies on the ENR Top 400 contractors list utilize HeavyBid in their projects. HeavyBid supports all the iPad and […]

Construction Quantities of Materials Estimate

  Quantities of materials for the production of required quantity of concrete of given mix proportions can be calculated by absolute volume method. This method is based on the principle that the volume of fully compacted concrete is equal to the absolute volume of all the materials of concrete, i.e. cement, sand, coarse aggregates and […]

Poured Foundation Wall and Insulated Slab

Step by Step Tutorial: This video will show you the different types of foundations that are commonly used in residential and commercial construction. some of these foundations are: Slab on Grade: The most typical type of foundation, consist on a footing that surrounds the perimeter of the structure and is covered by a slab set […]

Strépy-Thieu Boat Lift

For as long as one can remember, the people of Belgium wanted to have an inland waterway that connected the Meuse river with the Scheldt river. With the start of the industrial age, a navigable waterway proved essential for the transport of coal and, in general, for the economic development of the province of Hainaut. […]

Thirty-four states add construction jobs between Nov 2016 & 2016 amid growing demand for residential

California and Nevada Add Most Jobs for the Year, New York and Kansas Have Largest Declines; California and Montana Top Monthly Growth List, Arizona and Delaware Have Biggest Decreases Thirty-four states added construction jobs between November 2015 and November 2016 while construction employment increased in 29 states and the District of Columbia during the past […]

Top 10 Most Impressive Civil Engineering Projects

Throughout history, numerous incredible engineering projects have been established and completed. From the earliest annals of history to modern times, there are numerous creations that showcase our ability to realize an incredible constructive vision. While every engineer or anyone who appreciates structures may have their own opinion on what engineering project is most impressive, it […]