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US Senate subcommittee advances $87B transportation bill

Construction Dive

But, according to Transportation for America, federal appropriations and disbursements are two different things, and in the lastt few years, only a small portion of appropriations have been handed out to projects

How Construction Forecasting Software Can Benefit Your Company and Power Your Growth

Surveyor

Why contractors are increasingly turning to leading-edge construction management software to harness data and intelligence for future growth

EPA Rolls Back Proposed “Waters of the United States” Definition

Green Building Law Update

Last Thursday the EPA and Department of the Army announced that the agencies are repealing a 2015 rule that had proposed to expand the definition of “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act.

Home Base For Corporate Headquarters

Business Facilities

Quality of life and a wide variety of amenities, a highly skilled workforce and an easy commute are just a few of the attractions inducing corporate headquarters to relocate. Read: Home Base For Corporate Headquarters 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.

Ribbon Cut on Engineering Innovation Hub at SUNY New Paltz

PC Construction Blog

Tuesday marked the official opening of the Engineering Innovation Hub at SUNY New Paltz. The 19,500-square-foot academic facility will advance the offerings of the College’s engineering program and promote collaboration between the College and local. All Education & Campus Projects

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2019 Viewpoint Collaborate Live Blog

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Viewpoint is live blogging during Collaborate 2019, bringing you the latest highlights from this industry-leading construction conference

LEANbuild(TM) Integrated Project Delivery Solution

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A Common Work Environment for Real Property Owners, AEs, Builders, and Building Users. Best value facility and asset management can be achieved through the application of LEAN planning, procurement, and project delivery methods.

Daikin Investing $195M In Alabama

Business Facilities

The company chose to expand and create 20 new jobs at its Decatur, AL fluorochemical plant over locations in Japan and China. Read: Daikin Investing $195M In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

Construction Company Cash Flow Management System

Contractor Bookkeeping

A wise business owner once said, "Happiness is positive cash flow." As a business owner, I'm sure you agree. Everything is better when your cash-in exceeds your cash-out. A cash crisis can be emotionally devastating, and it can even kill your business.

$15B California school construction bond to go before voters

Construction Dive

The move would offer a lot of benefits for contractors that specialize in school construction, but it has also raised questions about the role that project labor agreements play in the measure

Viewpoint EMEA shortlisted for the Building Innovation Awards and the London Construction Awards 2019

Surveyor

Viewpoint EMEA has been named as a finalist for five construction industry awards

Total Construction Cost Visibility and Transparency with LEAN

Job Order Contracting

Total construction cost visibility and transparency are available with 4BT’s LEAN planning, procurement, and project delivery. Traditional construction delivery methods are incompatible with best value outcomes. Consistently Achieve Best Value Construction Outcomes.

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Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Program Bringing 272 Jobs To Alabama

Business Facilities

Two buildings in Courtland will house the hypersonics programs' assembly, integration and testing; management and engineering will be located in Huntsville. Read: Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Program Bringing 272 Jobs To Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

North American Rental Revenue to Exceed $71 Billion by 2023

Construction Equipment

The new five-year forecast from the American Rental Association (ARA) updated in August reports that equipment and event rental revenues in North America will surpass $71 billion in 2023, including $64.7 billion in the United States and $6.4 billion in Canada. According to a press release, the

MTA eyes historic $51B budget

Construction Dive

Advocates want oversight and transparency of the New York City-based transit agency's massive allocation, which is 70% more than previous five-year plans

What Every Contractor Needs To Know About Payroll Processing

Contractor Bookkeeping

When it comes to paying employees, laws and the IRS, have made the payroll function a time-consuming nightmare for the small business owner. Small business owners spend an average of eight hours a month performing payroll functions.

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Improve AECOO Performance Today!

Job Order Contracting

The successful integration of People, Process, Information, and Technology leads to the consistent delivery of quality repair, renovation, maintenance, sustainability, and new construction projects on-time and on- budget.

High Purity Systems Investing $8.5M In Virginia Expansion

Business Facilities

The mechanical piping systems company will expand its manufacturing operations, creating 105 new jobs in the City of Manassas. Read: High Purity Systems Investing $8.5M In Virginia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

To Succeed, Techs Need Human Skills

Contractor Magazine

As a tech, effective communication should be a skill mastered and deployed

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Texas Central signs design-build agreement with Salini Impregilo-Lane JV for $20B high-speed rail project

Construction Dive

The contract for the Houston-to-Dallas line adds to existing engineering, design and preconstruction work the team has done under the management of Bechtel in the hopes of starting construction next year

Learning in Action at Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems Annual Meeting

PC Construction Blog

PC Construction was pleased to sponsor the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems Annual Meeting, which winds down today after three days of looking at key issues in Vermont health care. It was great. All Health Care & Life Sciences Our Industry

Facilities Asset Management

Job Order Contracting

Efficient LEAN facilities asset management management can help real proper owner optimize physical and functional condition levels while optimizing capital reinvestment. All the tools and services are readily available to facilities management professional.

Toyota Investing $391M In Texas Assembly Plant

Business Facilities

The auto company’s new investment in its San Antonio assembly plant will bring its total investment in Toyota Texas to more than $3 billion. Read: Toyota Investing $391M In Texas Assembly Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

Solving the big problem in AEC marketing: Achieving effective proposals and bids

Construction Marketing Ideas

Over the years in this blog, I’ve often expressed exasperation about the architectural, engineering and construction industry’s approach to marketing and business development.

Katerra brings new execs to the table ?

Construction Dive

The builder brought on a new director of the board, chief financial officer and head of affordable housing after hiring a new chief operating officer last month, as it opens its mass timber factory this week

Spending on megaprojects, already on the rise, could spike hard in the coming years

BD+C

Societies continue to move toward megacity cultures, lifestyles, and economies that are becoming more vital, in some cases, than the countries that spawn them.

Actionable LEAN Construction Delivery Framework

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VF Corporation Investing $7.5M In Tennessee Expansion

Business Facilities

The company will expand in Lauderdale County and locate a new facility in Tipton County, bringing more than 220 jobs to West Tennessee over the next three years. Read: VF Corporation Investing $7.5M In Tennessee Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

BFGoodrich to Give Free Tires to Plumbers Named 'Mario'

Contractor Magazine

The tongue-in-cheek tire giveaway is in honor of National Tradesmen Day, Sept.

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Report: Pentagon to waive environmental regs for military-funded border wall construction projects

Construction Dive

The Department of Homeland Security has declared itself exempt from standard environmental regulations several times to further wall construction

Guidelines for the Construction of Concrete Foundations

The Constructor

Guidelines for the construction of concrete foundations can be obtained from Building Codes such as American Concrete Institute and Indian Standards, How To Guide Work Procedures Foundation foundation construction

Start of Large Projects Continues to Impact Available of Skilled Labor, Reveals Turner Construction Index

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Turner Construction Company announced that the Second Quarter 2019 Turner Building Cost Index—which measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States—has increased to a value of 1149.

Kentucky: GM Bowling Green Plant To Add 400 Jobs

Business Facilities

The Warren County facility will build the next-generation Corvette, America’s most advanced series-production sports car. Read: Kentucky: GM Bowling Green Plant To Add 400 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.