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Empowering Electrical Techs with Modern Work Order Tools

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Stop burying your electrical techs in administrative processes and let them focus on their real work with connected, mobile work order applications. Construction Best Practices

How is Modern Technology Improving Construction Site Security

The Constructor

Technological innovations have a way of changing pretty much every industry they touch, and security is no different. Today, we’re looking at some of. Digital Construction

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Four Things To Consider Before Expanding Your Service Offerings

Contractor Bookkeeping

If you're looking to grow your construction business, you might consider expanding your service offerings. Adding additional services is an excellent way to increase your profitability, diversify your income and expand your market.

8 Common Mistakes you Should Avoid when Buying a House

Learn Civil Engineering

To stop renting today and owning a house is undoubtedly everyone’s dream, and people do whatever it takes to fulfill this wish. However, sometimes buyers make simple mistakes that can become a pain for them. To avoid such errors, you must know all the common mistakes.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Construction Underway on Department of Mental Health Recovery Residence

PC Construction

This morning the shovels officially hit the dirt to kick off construction for the new Department of Mental Health Recovery Residence in Essex, Vermont. The new 20,000-square-foot, 16-bed physically secure mental health residence will address.

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Recycled Concrete and CO₂ Make Environmentally-Friendly Building Material

The Constructor

We all know that the main constituent of concrete is cement, which is obtained by breaking down calcium carbonate (limestone). When carried out on a.

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Protecting Your Business From Fluctuating Materials Prices

Construction Business Owner

Protecting Your Business From Fluctuating Materials Prices. Alex Headley. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 08:17. All construction industry stakeholders are aware that material prices, especially lumber, have seen steep increases that are unprecedented in the United States.

Episode 9: Navigating the Process of Recordable Incidents

Safety Services Company

Do you believe zero incidents is possible? Or if it’s a good goal to strive for? Truth is… you can’t eliminate risk It’s everywhere. But you can minimize it, and learn how to better respond to recordable incidents, and train employees to avoid them in the future.

PC Team Delivers for Easterseals Northeast Central Florida

PC Construction

Several months ago, I visited the local Easterseals facility to learn more about what they do and how PC might be able to help with any upcoming projects. We learned that what they really needed.

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Doral Renewables Picks Indiana For Largest U.S. Solar Farm

Business Facilities

The Israel-based company will invest $1.5 billion in Northwest Indiana and bring 1.3 gigawatts of clean energy to the region. The post Doral Renewables Picks Indiana For Largest U.S.

The UK set to welcome its largest 100% electric, net-zero office

The Constructor

The city of London is set to welcome the country’s largest all-electric, net-zero office in Victoria. The project named 105 Victoria Street.

What Is Canal Irrigation| 20 Types of Irrigation Canal | Advantages of Canal Irrigation

Civiconcepts

What Is Canal Irrigation? A canal is an artificial channel, generally trapezoidal, constructed to convey water from rivers, reservoirs, etc. for several purposes like irrigation, power generation, navigation, etc.

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Sustainable Building and Design in Australia

Natural Building

This contemporary Australian home by Sustainable Building and Design, completed in 2020, showcases what is possible when sustainability is the goal. The clients wanted to create a comfortable, healthy, attractive home with a small carbon footprint and low maintenance requirements.

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

10 Types of Flooring used in Construction with their Advantages and Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

Mud Flooring Dirt, raw soil, or other unworked ground materials are used to create earthen flooring, Mud flooring is also known as Adobe flooring. It is commonly made of a mixture of sand, clay, and finely chopped straw in modern times.

From Slurry to Savings

Constructech

Hydro-excavating, using injected water to loosen and remove aggregates, creates a secondary problem, what to do with the slurry that results? Compared to traditional digging and excavating, hydro-excavating is a much faster, safer and more environment friendly process than digging.

Equipment Maintenance Management in Construction Sites with 7 Strategies

The Constructor

It’s no secret that the pieces of equipment used in construction firms are expensive, complex, and crucial for completing projects within the. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments

Inside the Rules, Regulations & Recertification Requirements Regarding GVWR & GAWR

Construction Business Owner

Inside the Rules, Regulations & Recertification Requirements Regarding GVWR & GAWR. Alex Headley. Mon, 10/11/2021 - 07:35.

Best Over-The-Glasses Safety Goggles for Work

Work Gearz

Like so many people nowadays, I wear eyeglasses to correct my vision. I am also a tradesman and part of my permanent PPE is a pair of safety glasses or safety goggles.

Plate Load Test – Its Procedure, Limitations, Advantages & Precautions

Learn Civil Engineering

Plate Load Test The plate load test is performed in the field to find out the bearing capacity of the soil or how it can be settled at each increment under the given load. This test is really useful for designing the foundation, especially the shallow foundation. Easy to determine the bearing capacity of the […]. Geotechnical Engineering Test advantages Bearing Capacity calculation Equipment Foundation Settlement Limitations Method Plate Load Test Precautions Procedure

13 Types of Stones Used In Construction | Types of Rock

Civiconcepts

What Is A Stone? Stone is the prime material of building construction. Because it has more durable, strong, stiff, and free from defects like crack, soft patch of material, etc. … 13 Types of Stones Used In Construction | Types of Rock Read More ».

Solar Roof Tiles: Features and Benefits

The Constructor

Solar roof tiles are mini solar panels that are installed in a way similar to traditional roof tiles. Just like solar panels, they are made out of. Building Technology Guide

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Flynn Ranks 21st out of 600 Specialty Contractors

Flynn

Engineering News-Record’s ranking of the Top 600 Specialty Contractors is out. Roofing, glazing & curtain wall and metals only account for 4.2% of surveyed companies’ revenue, and Flynn still ranks 21st out of 600.

Does Gore-Tex Make Your Feet Hot?

Work Gearz

Whether it’s work shoes, hiking boots, or casual shoes for men, women, or children, the right footwear should help your feet deal with a range of weather conditions. You don’t want hot feet, but you also don’t want to compromise on support or protection.

Housing Market Still Hot After 2020 Frenzy

Pro Builder

Housing Market Still Hot After 2020 Frenzy. ldeakins. Thu, 10/14/2021 - 08:20. Why buyers waiting for significant slowdowns or price drops shouldn’t hold their breath.

What Is OTS In House | Open To Sky In House Purpose In House

Civiconcepts

What Is OTS In House? OTS is full form is Open To Sky. It is an area in a house plan, which directly opens to the sky and is covered … What Is OTS In House | Open To Sky In House Purpose In House Read More ».

Common Piping Materials Used in Commercial Building Settings

The Constructor

A commercial building’s plumbing infrastructure is vital to its operations. If the right piping material is not chosen during construction, Building Materials

COVID Concerns Compel Changes

Constructech

Everything last year and this year has some connection to COVID-19. Rules, regulations, health concerns, and mandates in general have had ties to the pandemic. Buildings aren’t immune to the concerns of those who will occupy them.

5 Best Women’s Polo Shirts for Work

Work Gearz

Despite the fact the polo shirts are a fashion staple in most women’s wardrobes, they are also a fantastic choice for workwear, especially for ladies involved in the trades as a profession. Bringing a casual but polished appearance to the workplace, polos are also comfortable and easy to care for.

Nonresidential Construction Sector Posts 1st Job Gain Since March

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The construction industry gained 22,000 jobs between August and September as nonresidential construction firms added employees for the first time in six months, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

Signs of Water Damage In House | Signs of water damage In Walls

Civiconcepts

Most people like to think that we will be able to spot signs of water damage in our homes. But the damage is not always immediately visible on the home. … Signs of Water Damage In House | Signs of water damage In Walls Read More ».

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