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Modular Monitor: What to consider before making the move to offsite construction

Construction Dive

While the coronavirus may lead more firms to check out modular building techniques, experts say contractors should thoroughly understand the differences in bidding, scheduling, budgeting and more that go along with them

Two New LEED Pilot Credits Respond to COVID-19

Green Building Law Update

America is reopening including physically opening its buildings and the U.S. Green Building Council has announced that LEED will play a role in confronting risk in the post coronavirus pandemic era.

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Construction industry is like 'a rocket about to take off'

Construction Dive

The CEO of one of the country's top electrical subcontracting firms sees U.S. construction slowing, but only temporarily

Your Construction Data Transformation Depends on the Right Partner for the Job


Why choosing the right technology partner is critical for contractors looking to take the next steps to modernize and become data-driven contractors. Viewpoint Technology

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Prepping For Reentry: 8 Facility Maintenance Steps For Reopening Commercial Properties

Commercial Construction

A version of this post was published in Illinois Real Estate Journal as a bylined article from Englewood Construction.

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Coronavirus has affected construction the most in these 10 states

Construction Dive

More than any others, these states are dealing with historic levels of construction unemployment, a decline in jobsite activity and government shutdowns

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Types of Building Materials & Their Applications


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Accelerating the Construction Billing Chain


How modern technology is helping contractors finally get ahead of lagging billing and payment cycles. Construction Best Practices

Dan Scott, conductor of the orchestra

The Korte Company

Dan Scott is the sort of retiree whose resting state might be more active than men half his age. He’s 66, but that’s just a number. The arbors, trellises and that custom platform supporting 19-foot-tall cherry tomato plants are a testament to a man who never really quit work.

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

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

Indiana Devotes Nearly $44M To Economic Recovery Efforts

Business Facilities

The new initiatives were launched to help Indiana businesses restart, adapt and stimulate long-term growth, especially small businesses and manufacturers. . Read: Indiana Devotes Nearly $44M To Economic Recovery Efforts at

The Dotted Line: How will clients approach contracts post-pandemic?

Construction Dive

Owners will likely demand more flexibility in future construction contracts so they can easily suspend or stop projects, as well as mitigate their risk

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Apple is building a 192-room hotel on its billion-dollar Austin Campus


Announced in a revised site plan approved by the City of Austin on April 29, Apple is adding a 75,500-sf, six-story hotel to its billion-dollar corporate campus that is currently under construction in Northwest Austin.

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Why is Plan Cost Management Necessary? [PDF]

The Constructor

Plan cost management is a system for handling the costs of a project throughout its lifecycle. With the help of a cost management plan, standard. Estimating & Costing

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14 Types of Brick Bond and Their Advantages


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Unix Packaging Creating 226 New Jobs In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The California-based beverage company will invest $19 million in a new manufacturing, bottling, and beverage product packaging facility in Morganton, NC. Read: Unix Packaging Creating 226 New Jobs In North Carolina at

OSHA issues new COVID-19 guidance

Construction Dive

The agency's latest workplace enforcement guidance for contractors details how to determine if a coronavirus case is work related

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The Benefits of Having a Steel Home

Learn Civil Engineering

You have numerous choices when building a home. You’re tasked with picking every detail. The equivalent goes for when you’re looking for a new home. It’s dependent upon you to discover one that is actually what you’re searching for at long last.

How does Suction Excavation Work? [PDF]

The Constructor

Suction excavation is the process of excavating soil or debris at a construction site by using vacuum pressure. A high-pressure water or air, breaks. Excavation How To Guide

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How to Keep House Cool in Summer Naturally (12Tips)


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What Is Pier Foundation | Types of Drilled Piers | Advantages and Disadvantages of Drilled Pier Foundations


What Is Pier Foundation? Drilled pier foundations, the subject matter of this article, belong to the same category as pile foundations. Because piers and piles serve the same purpose , no sharp deviations can be made between the two. The distinctions are based on the method of installation.

Doosan Names Top Dealers

Construction Equipment

Doosan has announced its top-performing dealers of 2019. The top 2019 Doosan dealers include the following enterprises (headquarters in parentheses): • Barry Equipment Co. Webster, Massachusetts) • Best Line Leasing, Inc. Allentown, Pennsylvania) • Bobcat of

10 Ways Technology can help Construction Fight COVID-19 [PDF]

The Constructor

The construction sector is one of the worst-hit sectors by COVID-19. To begin with, contractors had to shut down sites to protect their workers. Construction Engineering & Management Digital tools

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Nextremity Solutions Investing $4.5M To Expand In Indiana

Business Facilities

The orthopedic device company will create up to 111 new jobs at the Warsaw Technology Park in Kosciusko County, IN. Read: Nextremity Solutions Investing $4.5M To Expand In Indiana at

The Summer Homebuying Season Is Heating Up Faster Than Expected

Pro Builder

The Summer Homebuying Season Is Heating Up Faster Than Expected. acebulski. Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:02. Summer seems to be picking up where the spring homebuying season left off, and even real estate professionals are surprised by the strong housing market rebound, according to

4 major contractors issue call for coronavirus tech solutions

Construction Dive

The NEXT Coalition, which includes DPR, McCarthy, Haskell and Black & Veatch, is looking for ideas from the industry to continue to protect construction and office workers

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Common Ground Alliance Releases Annual Technology Report

Construction Equipment

Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has released its third annual technology report, “Technology Advancements and Gaps in Underground Safety 2020.” The report is meant to be a record of progress in technology for the damage prevention industry, as well as a source of inspiration for new applications of

How will COVID-19 affect the Construction Sector? [PDF]

The Constructor

The coronavirus pandemic has created turmoil in the construction sector. Once back on track after the lockdown, the government will have to take some. Construction Engineering & Management

Ontex Group Creating $93.3M Investment In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The Belgian personal care company will locate its first U.S. manufacturing site in Rockingham County, NC, creating 403 jobs. . Read: Ontex Group Creating $93.3M Investment In North Carolina at

5 Tips for Successful Construction Software Implementation

Construction Business Owner

5 Tips for Successful Construction Software Implementation. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 05/28/2020 - 11:57.

Emerging from the pandemic: The new tech and innovations for public works construction

Construction Dive

Explore technologies and innovations public contractors need in today’s new world of construction

Clean is the new Green as U.S. hospitality sector inches closer to reopening


Tens of thousands of restaurants and hotel rooms in the U.S. have been vacant as a result of the novel coronavirus. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the leisure and hospitality sector lost 7.7

How to Carry out Controlled Blasting of Rocks? [PDF]

The Constructor

The main objectives of controlled blasting techniques are to minimize the overbreak and fracturing of rock beyond the designated boundary of. How To Guide Work Procedures

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