Have you ever asked yourself this question? Take a quick look at this interesting TedTalk
A short & sweet blog post on an eye opening documentary. Living on One Dollar is a film and journey that follows our own experience living on $1 a day for two months in rural Guatemala. Visit Living On One Website & watch the documentary on Netflix Watch the Trailer Don’t forget to visit outContinue reading “LIVING ON ONE DOLLAR”
The square-foot price most contractors will give you? My only advice is to read carefully between the line and develop a strict-concise and detailed scope of work to avoid cost overruns. Read Article Here | Builder Online
For the first time, Canadians will spend as much money fixing up old homes as building new ones The federal government isn’t the only one spending on construction projects of late, as Scotiabank said Wednesday that Canadians will spend a record $53 billion this year on home renovations. Read Full Article Here
A survey of ENR’s Top 600 Specialty Contractors this fall reveals significant price inflation for heavy equipment and commercial vehicles over the past five years. Some respondents attribute the change to higher costs associated with equipping diesel engines with the latest emission controls. Of the 519 responding firms, nearly 92% reported facing higher purchase pricesContinue reading “Inflation Hits Heavy Equipment Prices”
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Check out what the the Paris UN Climate Conference “COP21”
Check out these amazing photos of the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. See full article here
Canada is ditching its manufacturing jobs and replacing them with jobs building condos. “Canada has brilliantly adopted the Chinese economic growth strategy — all real estate, all the time,” investment banker and Globe and Mail columnist Scott Barlow recently Tweeted. Read Full Article Here
An introductory article on 3D printing of homes. Think about it, your home printed in 20 hours! Read Article
Here’s a link on how to save money if you are planning home renovations. It’s a simple read. 10 Golden Rules for Saving Money on Construction
THE 7 GREATEST ENGINEERING INNOVATIONS OF 2012 FROM THE WORLD’S LARGEST SEMISUBMERSIBLE VESSEL TO A CARBON-NEUTRAL OFFICE BUILDING THAT MIGHT BE THE MOST SUSTAINABLE WORKPLACE EVER
Good day to all, Here is another interesting article on being the best you can be and reaching success. All require a lot of work and self-dedication. My personal rule of thumb, there is no easy way to get better at what we do. Read the article here: 3 Essential Things to Achieve Success (HardContinue reading “3 Essential Things to Achieve Success (Hard Work Is Not One of Them)”
Good Evening to all, I came across and interest post on Wonderful Engineering illustrating engineering mistakes. Sometimes hilarious but sometimes sad. What do you think is the cause of these engineering design mistakes other than idiocy? My question would be, are these real situations or real engineering mistakes?