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Safety Culture Exercise: Improving Attitudes Towards Safety

FDR Safety

Creating an effective Safety Culture is something we at FDRsafety preach daily to our clients, partners, friends, and family.

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ASA Event in Naples

Collaborative Construction

During the first week of April I presented in Naples, Florida to Southwest Chapter of the American Subcontractor's Association.

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The Carpenter Contractor Trust An Introduction

Construction Marketing Blog

It’s all marketing. Well, it isn’t, exactly. But the reason we hear that cliché so frequently is that it carries with it a ring of truth that resonates within all of us. The Carpenter Contractor Trust (, or simply “The CCT,” is a labor management trust formed in 2001.

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How key performance indicators reduce schedule and budget overruns

Construction Dive

Clear measurements will determine how a project is progressing and allow for cost-saving efficiency improvements along the way

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2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017?

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Green Globes 01-201X about to be Green Lighted

Green Building Law Update

There is an electric charge running through the green building industrial complex with the announcement last week that “Green Building Initiative Launches New Green Globes Pilot Program.” And while the breadth of the pilots among building type and geographic location is impressive, the press release buried the lede.

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The Closing Experience Podcast

Collaborative Construction

During the first week of April I presented at two events in Florida. The first event was hosted by Cottrell Title out of Naples and focused on the potential transfer of title to real property on the blockchain. Sponsored by Cottrell Title, the event was held Tuesday April 3, at the Naples Area Board of Realtors facility. On Monday, the day before the event, James P. Schlimmer, the managing partner at Cottrell Title invited me to discuss blockchain on Cottrell Title's Closing Experience Podcast.

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Sinking Millennium Tower could cost up to $500M to fix

Construction Dive

Aside from being incredibly expensive, the complicated retrofit in San Francisco could take as long as five years to complete

Methods to Check Verticality of Structure during Building Construction

The Constructor

Checking verticality works would encounter during building construction at several stages such as during installing vertical formworks of columns and. Construction Engineering & Management Construction

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

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

Waterproofing of Concrete, Walls and Floors

Construction Cost Estimating

Construction of any building is not easy and it doesn’t end after completing the building; as there are so many other little things that need to look after before making a building.

AGC of Maine Bestows Highest Honor on The Hiawatha Project

PC Construction Blog

PC Construction was one of only five contractors statewide to be honored with a 2018 Build Maine Award from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Maine. The award in the Building Division category recognized PC’s. All Awards Commercial Projects

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Viewpoint: The Need for Contractor Certification

ENR Construction

Constructor certification is the mark of a true professional in the industry

Hyperloop TT starts construction of full-scale hyperloop system

Construction Dive

When completed in 2019, the result will be the first full-scale hyperloop system in the world

Construction Health Indicator (We're keeping score.)

The Construction Health Indicator is a daily pulse of the construction industry.

Inspection Checklists for Construction of Urban Stormwater System

The Constructor

Checks that need to be carried at different stages of urban stormwater system construction includes checklist for excavation, trenching, pipes before. Construction Engineering & Management Construction

The four pillars of collaboration in the construction industry


‘We need to change the way we collaborate and communicate in construction. The first thing you do when you get together to build something is to sign a contract about how you are gonna solve things when you go to court. That’s the challenge this industry is facing.’ Mistrust and.

Goodyear, AZ: Foreign Trade Zones Benefit International Businesses

Business Facilities Blog

Goodyear has many successful FTZs, which help foreign and international businesses establish and grow operations while limiting tariffs and fees. Read: Goodyear, AZ: Foreign Trade Zones Benefit International Businesses at

Contractors Remain Upbeat, According to ABC’s Latest Construction Confidence Index

Construction Superintendent Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C. Commercial and industrial construction contractors entered 2018 with abundant confidence regarding sales and staffing levels for the next six months, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released by Associated Builders and Contractors.

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U.S. road work-zone fatalities up 7%

Construction Dive

Officials says more traffic and road work and distracted driving are to blame for the increase in fatalities

Strategies to Protect Buildings Constructed on Brownfield Land

The Constructor

The term Brownfield land is used for a land that has been developed previously, i.e. buildings and associated infrastructures have been constructed. Construction Engineering & Management Construction

UCHealth Selected as 2018 Colorado Owner of the Year

ENR Construction

Billion-dollar expansion plan spreads nonprofit UCHealth’s reach along Colorado’s Front Range

Top Polymer Enterprise Locating First U.S. Plant In Georgia

Business Facilities Blog

The Chinese manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer will invest $15 million and create 70 jobs in Social Circle, GA. Read: Top Polymer Enterprise Locating First U.S. Plant In Georgia at

JE Dunn Construction and Hoefer Wysocki Architects selected for Sheppard Air Force Base Medical/Dental Clinic design-build contract


The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District has selected JE Dunn Construction and Hoefer Wysocki Architects to design and build the new Sheppard Air Force Base Medical/Dental Clinic in Wichita Falls, Texas

To implement new technology, think big, but start small

Construction Dive

An annual report outlines various barriers to implementing next-generation technologies and how to overcome them


Embedments in Concrete and When it is Used in Reinforced Concrete

The Constructor

What are embedments in concrete? Embedments are any items for instance pipes, ducts, sleeves, and conduits placed in concrete elements for different. Concrete Concrete Technology

DWL Architects + Planners is ENR Southwest Design Firm of the Year

ENR Construction

Phoenix-based firm has designed some of the most iconic structures of the past and continues to shape the built landscape

United Collection Bureau Expanding To Southeast Indiana

Business Facilities Blog

The Ohio-based company plans to invest $2.4 million and create 600+ new jobs in Jeffersonville, IN. Read: United Collection Bureau Expanding To Southeast Indiana at

The benefits of steel buildings in construction industries

Construction Cost Estimating

Steel buildings are mostly recognized since they are inexpensive as well as they can be mass produced and adapted from prevailing standards to fulfill various purposes. The uses of steel building are found in different sectors like agricultural to commercial. ADVANTAGES OF STEEL BUILDINGS 1.

Exoskeletons and robots primed to take over dangerous construction site tasks

Construction Dive

Sarcos says its robotic tools make non-repetitive tasks construction workers do every day easier and safer

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Top Fines & OSHA Regulations

The Safety Blog

Fines & OSHA Regulations. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of Fines vs. OSHA Regulations. Whether you're an experienced professional, or new on the job, today we're going to offer something for everyone!

Thornton Tomasetti: ENR New York's Design Firm of the Year

ENR Construction

There's still time to submit your survey for our Top Design Firms rankings

WuXi AppTec Expands New Jersey Site

Business Facilities Blog

The expansion will create over 200 jobs and make the operation one of the largest laboratories for preclinical and clinical drug development testing in the U.S. Read: WuXi AppTec Expands New Jersey Site at