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    IS OUR EARTH GETTING HEAVIER WITH THE INCREASE IN CONSTRUCTION

    Mankind is at the cusp of its game when we talk about technology and construction. Look at some of the amazing things that we have accomplished in construction in just a few years. From tall towers, like The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, weighing about 500,000 tons, or The Palace of the Parliament …

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    BENEFITS OF MODELLING YOUR WELDS MORE ACCURATELY

    If you have clicked on this blog post, then perhaps you or someone you know are still using manually creating weld marks. If that is the case, then you already know the number of errors and rework this process has on projects. Then why not go for automated processes for accurate welds? The biggest benefit …

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    KNOW YOUR BUILDINGS: PRE-ENGINEERED Vs. MODULAR BUILDINGS

    Pre-engineered Buildings When people refer to a pre-engineered buildings (PEB), they usually refer to a metal structural building. In structural engineering, a pre-engineered building (PEB) is designed by a PEB supplier or manufacturer, that is fabricated using the best-suited inventory of raw materials that is available and manufacturing methods that can efficiently satisfy a wide range of structural …

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    STRUCTURAL STEEL FABRICATION 101 – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

    When you are constructing a new residential or commercial building, your most important goal is to make sure you have a rigid foundation for your building. Even though there are many types of fabrication materials available in the construction industry, nothing beats a solid structural steel and for that purpose, we want to talk about …

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    HOW 3D BIM SOFTWARE HAS REVOLUTIONIZED CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

    To say that the concrete construction industry, or the overall construction industry for that matter, has changed with advances made in technology is an understatement. Once expensive and time-consuming, construction projects are now happening much more quickly and for a lot less money, thanks to, for the most part, a combination of emerging technologies. One …

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    TO BIM, OR NOT TO BIM? THAT IS THE QUESTION

    Is Building Information Modelling, or BIM, really the next greatest invention after sliced bread? Companies that make use of BIM have reported benefits for scheduling, estimation and risk analysis, more collaborative processes, and better facility management. As it gives developers the opportunity to try out solutions before building the structure on site with a constructional model, …

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    WHAT IS PRECAST AND IN-SITU CONCRETE AND WHICH ONE SHOULD YOU GO FOR?

    In-situ or Cast-in-Place concrete is the concrete usage that forms on-site and is poured directly into those forms. The concrete can either be transported, already mixed in large mixing trucks, or it can be mixed on site and poured into pre-set forms. Precast Concrete, on the other hand, refers to any piece of concrete that …

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    Precast Your Way Out of Trouble: Why Employing Precast Concrete Might Not Be Such a Bad Idea

    Before we get into the GOOD of Precast Concrete, let’s first determine what is precast concrete and what is it used for? As the name suggests, precast concrete is poured and molded over rebar or wire and then cured offsite. This involves pouring concrete into pre-made molds and then cured under ideal conditions within the …

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