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    Creating Concrete Without Cracks

    Self-healing Fungi Concrete Could Provide a Sustainable Solution to Crumbling Infrastructure New concept offers low-cost, pollution-free and sustainable approach to creating concrete without cracks. Modern concrete has been around for over 150…

  • A flipped house undergoing renovations

    What to Look for When Buying a Flipped House

    What Is A Flipped House? A flipped house is typically a home in poor condition that were purchased cheap by an investor or group of investors with the goal of renovating and…

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    Contractors Should Watch Rising Material Costs

    Construction material costs rose 0.7% from October to November, marking a 5.6% year-over-year increase and representing the largest hike since November 2011, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Crude petroleum,…

  • Rock Aggregate Made From Recycled Post Consumer Glass

    As material shortage concerns grow and material prices continue to rise, more firms are looking at alternative building methods, including what can be made from recycled materials. Engineering firm Arup, for example,…

  • Reducing Construction Site Waste

    A major key to reducing construction site waste, especially controlling costs, is planning. Construction professionals should be quite familiar with the value of planning; after all, it would be immensely difficult to…