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4 Signs Of A Roof That Needs Replacing

Construction Marketing

Sometimes, the necessity for a new roof is not apparent until you experience water leaking inside your house. Your roof is one of the most critical areas in your home. It’s your first line of defense against natural elements. However, it’s one of the most inconspicuous areas you have too.

The Growing Power of Women in Construction — Part 2 of 2

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Part two of our two part series discussed tips to help encourage and promote women in construction. Construction Best Practices

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OSHA’s Industry-Specific COVID Guidance

FDR Safety

In addition to the COVID-19 guidance published by OSHA in late January, the United States Department of Labor also created a set of industry-specific guidelines for creating safer workplaces amidst the Covid-19 epidemic.

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Packaging Corp. Of America Plans $440M Investment In Alabama

Business Facilities

PCA’s three-year project will convert a paper machine at its mill in Clarke County, AL to produce linerboard used for corrugated packaging. Read: Packaging Corp. Of America Plans $440M Investment In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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

The Answer To Your Construction Bookkeeping Chaos

Contractor Bookkeeping

Making decisions never ends for contractors like you. Being adaptable is one of the basics of good decision-making skills. Think of decision-making as being in a bumper car. You are continually driving and trying to avoid the other bumper cars.

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Part 1: The Growing Power of Women in Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Women in Construction week is here. Part one of our two part series will go over stats and resources to help overcome the gender gap in the industry. Education Series

The Ultimate Guide To The Construction RFI

cnstrctr

How to issue a question the right way on your construction project. The post The Ultimate Guide To The Construction RFI appeared first on cnstrctr.

CGI Investing $27M In New Tennessee IT Delivery Center

Business Facilities

Global IT and business consulting company CGI will create 300 jobs at its new IT delivery center in Knox County, TN. Read: CGI Investing $27M In New Tennessee IT Delivery Center at BusinessFacilities.com.

4 Contractor Do-It-Yourself Bookkeeping Flaws Exposed

Contractor Bookkeeping

As a construction business owner, you operate in a multi-faceted changing environment doing the impossible with limited time, money, and resources on every project, and soon as one is finished, another one is waiting for you. You are highly skilled, intelligent, and adaptable.

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.

Doosan Bobcat Donates Equipment to Tech College

Construction Equipment

Doosan Bobcat North America announced the donation of three Bobcat machines to support the Diesel Equipment Technology program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State), Moorhead. A longtime education supporter and STEM advocate, Doosan Bobcat provided the equipment as part of

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Starts March 3

Construction Junkie

Photo provided by OSHA/NIOSH. In the construction industry, falls from height are continuously the leading cause of jobsite injuries, fatalities, and, as a result, OSHA citations.

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Construction Cost Estimate Validation

Job Order Contracting

Construction cost estimate validation is a process to determine the relative level of reliability. Note that the work “accuracy” is purposely not being used. Any use of the work accuracy with the word construction estimate is simply foolish.

Trailer Manufacturer Investing $18M In Ohio Expansion

Business Facilities

American Trailer World Corp. will create 249 jobs with a new production facility in Batavia Township in Southern Ohio. Read: Trailer Manufacturer Investing $18M In Ohio Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Podcast: Behavioral Attributes of an Effective Construction Manager

The Constructor

A successful construction project is the result of effective construction management practices. So which are the behavioral attributes that make an. Videos

[VIDEO] Automated Drone Ties Rebar

Construction Equipment

SkyMul has announced its third prototype of SkyTy, the world’s first automated rebar tying aerial robot. According to a report in Suas News, the SkyTy system consists of a ground unit, a SkyTy mapper drone, and numerous worker drones. Each drone can land, tie, and take off regardless of the other

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OnTraccr is Making Construction Technology Accessible to All

Construction Junkie

image courtesy of OnTraccr Technologies Inc. The following article is sponsored by OnTraccr.Technologies Inc. There’s no doubt that the construction industry has seen a large influx of new software hitting the market over the past few years.

2021 Construction Materials Cost Increase

Job Order Contracting

2021 Construction Materials Cost Increase was reflected by nearly 5% on a January look back versus past twelve months. The post 2021 Construction Materials Cost Increase appeared first on 4BT. 2021 Construction Materials Cost Increase

Biogen To Invest $200M In NC Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

Business Facilities

Biogen’s new innovative and scalable gene therapy manufacturing facility will support plans to advance its gene therapy portfolio, employ approximately 90 in Research Triangle Park, NC. Read: Biogen To Invest $200M In NC Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Chenani-Nashri Tunnel: India’s Longest Bi-directional Road Tunnel

The Constructor

The construction of the Chenani-Nashri tunnel, also known as Patnitop Tunnel and Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Tunnel, started in 2011 and was opened. Case study Construction Project Exclusive

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Army Orders 99 Mack Dump Trucks

Construction Equipment

Mack Defense announced today that the U.S. Army ordered 99 Mack Defense M917A3 non-armored Heavy Dump Trucks (HDT) as part of the previously announced firm-fixed-price $296.4 million contract between the U.S. Department of Defense and Mack Defense. This order signifies the successful testing of

Driving the Economic Recovery for Construction

Construction Business Owner

Driving the Economic Recovery for Construction. Alex Headley. Wed, 03/03/2021 - 07:30. Many changes await the American and global economies in 2021, and a sustainable freight and transportation system is most likely high on the list of priorities.

Real Property Owners and Facilities Management Professionals FOCUS on PROCESS first… then Technology

Job Order Contracting

Real Property Owners and Facilities Management Professionals would better serve their organizations by focusing upon process improvement and alignment. The role off technology is solely to enable process.

Maersk To Open First Logistics Warehouse In Southern Europe

Business Facilities

Global logistics company Maersk has chosen Barcelona as the location for its first platform in Southern Europe. Read: Maersk To Open First Logistics Warehouse In Southern Europe at BusinessFacilities.com.

OMA designs 7-mile-long underwater sculpture park

BD+C

The ReefLine will be a new seven-mile-long underwater public sculpture park, snorkel trail, and artificial reef located of Miami Beach’s shoreline.

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[VIDEO] Space Hotel Const. Plans Begin

Construction Equipment

Construction on humanity’s first hotel in outer space will begin this decade according to the group behind it, Orbital Assembly. The company plans to begin building Voyager Station—the commercial space station that will house the hotel—in low Earth orbit in 2025, and believes its interstellar

Recycled Concrete Aggregate (Crushed Concrete) – Cost, Pros & Cons

Civiconcepts

Recycled Concrete Aggregates are those which is recycled from the demolished concrete structure. There are separated from concrete and processed for reuse for concrete making or another purpose.

2021 Construction Cost Data

Job Order Contracting

2021 Construction cost data that is verifiable, locally researched, and fully transparent, for when actionable information is important. ACTIONABLE CONSTRUCTION COST DATAA. Four BT, LLC, Open Cost TM locally researched detailed unit price cost data. www.4bt.us.

Electric Vehicles: Charging To The Top

Business Facilities

Electric vehicles are no longer the wave of a distant future: 2021 will be a breakout year for e-vehicles in the wake of General Motors’ announcement that it will end production of internal combustion engines in 2035. Read: Electric Vehicles: Charging To The Top at BusinessFacilities.com.

Best Gloves for Rock Work

Work Gearz

Your work can range from light to heavy. But when you are handling rock work like bricklaying, stone masonry, or concrete work , things get even heavier. .

Case Intros Factory-Fit Dozer Machine Control

Construction Equipment

Case CE has introduced factory-fit machine control on its 750M through 2050M dozers. The new offering includes factory installed and calibrated 2D, dual mast 3D, and SiteControl CoPilot precision construction solutions from Leica Geosystems. This option simplifies acquisition and allows dozer

Evaluating & Evolving Post-Pandemic Best Practices

Construction Business Owner

Evaluating & Evolving Post-Pandemic Best Practices. Alex Headley. Mon, 03/01/2021 - 08:30. The year 2020 is behind us.

JOB ORDER CONTRACT Legal Issue – LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, v. TORRES CONSTRUCTION CORP. et al.,

Job Order Contracting

LAUSD JOC Program. LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (LAUSD filed a complaint against an awarded JOC contractor for breach of contract concerning cafeteria renovations. LAUSD prevailed on its claims for breach of contract and was awarded $3,941,829 in damages. Download Case Filing.