Month: August 2020

Infrastructure Heavy Construction

Infrastructure construction is under the “heavy construction services” umbrella. Infrastructure projects develop and repair or maintain services (often serving the public), facilities, and large systems. Eight Types of Infrastructure Construction Services Sometimes governments and private-sector companies collaborate on a large infrastructure project. Despite second-quarter losses, U.S. infrastructure construction services are expected to show growth for …

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Heavy Industrial Construction

Two of the main construction services sectors within our industry are non-residential and residential. Within the non-residential sector are three subsectors: Engineering Heavy industrial and infrastructure Institutional and commercial Heavy Industrial Construction Services: Building ‘Something Amazing’ Working in heavy construction services, “You’ll help to build huge industrial facilities like power plants, refineries, nuclear plants, mines and oil sands …

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Institutional and Commercial Construction Services

Institutional and commercial construction services require heavy-duty, specialized equipment. Unlike infrastructural and industrial jobs, commercial construction stakeholders are usually interested in profit. Commercial Construction Services: More Than Construction Institutional and commercial construction services encompass everything from the building to maintenance, upgrading, and renovating large structures. Contractors and builders are usually employed by private companies. With the …

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Engineering Construction: Things to Know

You’d be surprised by how many people think “construction engineering” and “engineering construction” are one and the same type of construction service. Quite simply, they aren’t.  Construction engineering is: …the management and delivery of construction projects…used for residential, commercial or industrial applications. Civil engineers who are educated in the field of construction management are classified as Construction …

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Grey Areas: New Home and Renovation Construction Services

There are grey areas in construction services. The United States Census Bureau says the construction industry (for purposes of definition) does not include: Gas/oil drilling, including the construction of offshore drilling platforms, digging/mine shoring of mines Land acquisition Maintenance/repairs to existing structures or service facilities Offsite fabrication Production/machinery cost Special-purpose equipment costs (e.g., pews in churches, lockers …

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Using Big Data in Construction to Predict a Contractor’s Next Move

Without competitors, there would be no need for strategy. – Keniche Ohmae There’s nothing wrong with watching “the big boys” of construction and learning from their successes. Mentorship can take you to a better place, business-wise, and faster than you imagined. Your competitors are the same-size companies bidding on the same jobs as you. You …

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