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Get a Leg Up with Viewpoint’s New Quarterly Construction Metrics Index

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn about Viewpoint's new Quarterly Construction Metrics Index and gain valuable insights into the data that is shaping today's contractors. Viewpoint News

10 Best Insulated Work Boots With Safety Toe

Work Gearz

The cold weather can be very harsh on you physically and imagine having to work in such conditions without the proper attire.

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Former Public Officials Indicted on Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis

Green Building Law Update

Michigan prosecutors last Thursday announced that 9 individuals have been indicted on a total of 42 counts related to a series of alleged actions and inactions that created the Flint water crisis.

What Makes A Successful Safety And Health Program In 2021

FDR Safety

The following is the transcript from an interview with Fred Rine, FDRsafety CEO. To view the interview please visit the FDRsafety Youtube Channel. I’m often asked, “what makes for a successful safety program?”

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

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

75+ Construction Tools Name and Their Uses with Image

Civiconcepts

Construction tools play an important role in any construction work as they provide a good finish and ease of work by reducing man work. There are different types of construction tools and equipment used in construction. Construction tools have their influence from ancient times to this period.

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Transforming Construction HR: How DP Electric Netted Honors for its App-Based Approach

Viewpoint Construction Technology

DP Electric is awarded Most Innovative Use of Viewpoint Technology during Collaborate 2020 for its development of three integrated software applicatio. Construction Technology/News

Contractor Bookkeeping In Ten Minutes A Day Using QuickBooks

Contractor Bookkeeping

Each contractor type has unique construction accounting needs, which means if the QuickBooks process is custom-fitted to each construction company's needs, it is a beautiful thing.

Mohawk Industries Investing $22.5M In Virginia Expansion

Business Facilities

The world's largest flooring manufacturer will create 35 new jobs as it modernizes its production facility in Carroll County, VA. . Read: Mohawk Industries Investing $22.5M In Virginia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Pervious Concrete – Its Application & Advantages

Civiconcepts

What is Pervious Concrete? The pervious Concrete special type of concrete with high porosity, i.e. it allows water to transmit through it. it is also a type of lightweight concrete as the weight is noticeably reduced by eliminating fine sand.

Webinar Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our webinars, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how webinars have affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button:

Polyrok: A Sustainable Recycled Plastic Aggregate Alternative for Concrete

The Constructor

The researchers from the RMIT University of Australia have found a way to develop a sustainable concrete aggregate made from lightweight recycled.

Welcome to the New Viewpoint Help!

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How a single platform for online help will provide a connected user experience to mirror our ViewpointOne suite of connected construction solutions. Viewpoint News

Adopting a Program versus a Project Approach Improves Facilities Management and Construction Outcomes.

Job Order Contracting

Adopting a Program versus a Project Approach Improves Facilities Management and Construction Outcomes by… 1. Eliminating redundant costs and activities and 2. Aligning strategies and objectives with processes and workflows.

Komatsu iMC 2.0 Added to PC210-11 Excavator

Construction Equipment

Komatsu has updated the machine control system on its PC210LCi-11 excavator to iMC 2.0. The factory-integrated system is designed to minimize over-excavation and enable operators to dig straight to grade quickly and accurately. The technology is part of Komatsu’s suite of Smart Construction

Reader Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button below:

Important Know-How on Typology of Progressive Collapse

The Constructor

Progressive collapse of a structure is defined as the spread of an initial local failure of a structural element that eventually results in the. Building Technology Guide

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What is Lintel Beam? Propose, Size & Types

Civiconcepts

What is Lintel Beam? A lintel beam is a structural member rest across the openings like windows, doors, etc.

Owner Responsibility for Construction Waste Across AECOO Sector

Job Order Contracting

Owner responsibility for construction waste is clearly documented. Early and ongoing collaboration between teams working towards mutually defined and beneficial goals is a prerequisite for consistent achievement of maximum integration and utilization of available resources.

The Newer the Home, the Less Operational Costs for Homeowners

Pro Builder

The Newer the Home, the Less Operational Costs for Homeowners. cbroderick. Mon, 01/18/2021 - 09:57. Homes built within the last decade cost homeowners less to maintain and operate than homes built in the 2000s, according to data from the American Housing Survey.

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.

How Do Boot Dryers Work?

Work Gearz

On a scale of 1 to 10 how annoying is the feeling of putting on wet footwear? If your workplace demands wearing boots on a daily basis then I am sure you must be familiar with this unpleasant happening.

BAM Nuttall all set to test 5G in Construction

The Constructor

A BAM Nuttall-led consortium is set to be a part of a government-funded trial to explore the potential of 5G for improving productivity in.

Mayors Urge Congress To Pass Biden Plan For Direct Aid To All Cities

Business Facilities

More than 280 Republican, Democratic, and Independent mayors urge lawmakers to save jobs, boost recovery with desperately needed direct aid to all cities. Read: Mayors Urge Congress To Pass Biden Plan For Direct Aid To All Cities at BusinessFacilities.com.

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ALIGNMENT CREATES CONTRUCTION VALUE

Job Order Contracting

Alignment creates construction value and is the primary responsibility of real proper owners. Continuous optimization of facilities repair, renovation, maintenance, and new build outcomes is only possible through owner leadership with respect to core principles, systems, culture, and results.

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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.

Construction Starts End 2020 on Sour Note

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Total construction starts lost 5% in December, falling to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $784.3 billion. Nonresidential building starts fell 11% during the month, while nonbuilding starts were 5% lower. Residential starts were essentially flat over the month.

How Do Boot Blousers Work? (Step By Step Guide)

Work Gearz

Saw a military personnel carrying their pants with a balloon like area right above their boots? Not just them, there are a lot of people who go out on hiking adventures or hunting trips which are usually seen pulling off the same style.

Our Infrastructure: Failure to Act

Constructech

Our infrastructure is failing. Period. How many times do we have to say, if we fail to act, we will ultimately pay the price? A recent presentation by Tom Smith, executive director, ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers), punctuates the importance of this topic once again.

Arq Investing $40M In Innovative Fuel Facility In Louisiana

Business Facilities

Energy technology company Arq will develop a new industrial facility in St. Rose, LA to produce its proprietary Arq Fuel product. Read: Arq Investing $40M In Innovative Fuel Facility In Louisiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Facilities Operations and Maintenance Planning – Principles, Systems, Culture, & Results

Job Order Contracting

Efficient Facilities Operations and Maintenance Planning involves integrated planning, procurement, and project delivery support mechanisms. These are fundamental to achieving best value repair, renovation, and maintenance outcomes.

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How BIM Helps General Contractors Win More Business

Construction Business Owner

How BIM Helps General Contractors Win More Business. Learn how this technology has rapidly become the key to success in today’s high-stakes industry. Greg Ragsdale. Mon, 01/18/2021 - 15:19. No industry in the world remains untouched by digital technology.

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8 Easy Hacks to Deodorize Work Boots

Work Gearz

For most people working outdoors and in places where they have to deal everyday with different kinds of hazards boots are considered as their best friend. Boots help us comfortably face whatever conditions we work through and make the work quite easy.

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Manitou Group Reorganizes, Sets Goals

Construction Equipment

Beginning this month, the Manitou Group, parent of the Gehl and Mustang brands, is organized into two divisions, the Product Division and the Services and Solutions Division?. Resulting from the merger of the Material Handling & Access (MHA) and Compact Equipment Products (CEP) divisions, the