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Do Plumbers Need Steel Toe Boots?

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A plumber’s job is to make your life easier by fixing, repairing, and maintaining broken pipes, leakages, and everything else that is directly related to water supply into your homes and offices.

The Vision to See What Isn’t There

Construction Business Owner

The Vision to See What Isn’t There. Alex Headley. Tue, 11/30/2021 - 04:35. Abraham Wald, a mathematician at Columbia University during World War II, might have been onto something. While Wald may not be a household name, the British pilots in World War II were probably thankful for his insight.

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Happy Thanksgiving From Trimble Viewpoint

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We asked our employees and customers what they are most thankful for this year. To kick off the holidays, we want to share some of the responses! Construction Best Practices

Why Getting The Leads And Doing The Work Are Still Not Good Enough

Contractor Bookkeeping

There was a time when a contractor put a simple ad in the paper or a line listing in the Yellow Pages, and they would have more leads than they could handle. It was the only way to go, and the contractors who insist on that and "Word of Mouth" do not survive.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

How to Use Job Order Contracting – 4 Steps

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How to use job order contracting is an important lesson for all public sector facilities operations and management professionals. #1

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Parts of A Door, Door Jamb – A Complete Guide

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Parts of A Door Are you looking for a new door for your new home or planning to replace your. Read more. Building Material Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Construction Material Interior Design

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What Is Concrete Edging | Types of Concrete Edging | Concrete Curbing | Concrete Garden Edging

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What Is Concrete Edging? Concrete edging is a landscaping operation which aim is to create a border between two types of the ground line between the garden and pawn.

7 Tips For Effective Warehouse Management

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Managing a warehouse is definitely not a simple task, and it takes a considerable amount of work and effort to do it effectively and efficiently. Construction Management

6 ways to reduce waste on site

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You have seen it all before — workers waiting idly on site, subcontractors arriving early only to leave and come back later — because a delay has made the site unavailable for their specific jobs or materials they need have not yet arrived.

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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.

Baby Boomers Are Opting to Age in Place

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Baby Boomers Are Opting to Age in Place. ldeakins. Tue, 11/23/2021 - 10:09. With fewer boomers competing for homes, first-time buyers are finding more availability on the market.

CBO's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

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CBO's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide. Alex Headley. Mon, 11/29/2021 - 09:35. Need ideas for what to get for your loved ones in construction?

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E as in European Excavators

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Electric construction-oriented machinery is becoming the “next big thing” in the EU. Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has joined the trend setters in Europe with a gang of compact, electric drive equipment from loaders to excavators.

How Many Bags of Concrete Do I Need For 10×10 Slab

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How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×10 slab? Let me clear first, here we are discussing ready mix concrete bags. Traditionally, concrete is made by mixing … How Many Bags of Concrete Do I Need For 10×10 Slab Read More ».

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

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Mississippi: Milwaukee Tool Expands In Grenada And Clinton

Business Facilities

Hardware maker Milwaukee Tool expects to create 800 new jobs in Grenada, MS and will add 400 more in Greenwood, Jackson and Olive Branch. The post Mississippi: Milwaukee Tool Expands In Grenada And Clinton appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

Is Sherpa Warmer Than Wool?

Work Gearz

Sherpa is a soft and fluffy fabric that is commonly used to line clothes, winter apparels, and even some household objects. The material lends a warm and cozier feel to any item of clothing, making it ideal for cold winter months.

Reporting in the Cloud

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Many software functions work better in the cloud, where the data is always current and can be accessed from anywhere.

26 Construction Vehicle Names and Pictures

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Introduction to Construction Vehicle Names The Mechanical equipment of various designs, as well as types, are necessary for construction work to meet the nature of the activity. Previously, different types … 26 Construction Vehicle Names and Pictures Read More ».

How to Plan and Implement Digitization in the Construction Business? The Complete Guide

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When a construction company seeks to create more efficient processes that minimize bottlenecks, the talk about digitalization for processes typically gets tossed around the meeting table. This talk leads to asking important questions such as: What problems are we trying to solve?

So You Think You're Job Costing.

Construction Business Owner

So You Think You're Job Costing. Learn how it’s done correctly & where you might be missing out on savings. Greg Ragsdale. Mon, 11/29/2021 - 11:23. Job costing is a huge term in construction — yet it’s one of the phrases you say so often, you may not stop to think about what it means.

What Type of Fleece Is Warmest?

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As soon as we hear of winter, the first thing on our mind is that we need to keep ourselves warm at any cost. We think of our warmest sweaters and coats, boots that will keep our feet cozy, fuzzy hats and thick woolen gloves.

2022 Predictions: The Worker

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We are in the middle of a blog series , focusing on trends that will have a big impact on construction in the year ahead. So far, we have mostly looked at technology trends impacting the industry. Today, let’s take a closer look at societal trends.

Which Is Best Wood For Furniture | 8 Types of Wood For Funiture | Types of Wood Furniture

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Wood could be an assortment of tiny cells. A close cross-checks at wood shows it to be created of tiny cells or fibers that are thus small they often cannot … Which Is Best Wood For Furniture | 8 Types of Wood For Funiture | Types of Wood Furniture Read More ».

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Study: Unionized Construction Offers Better Health, Safety Outcomes

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The study was conducted jointly by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) and the Project for Middle Class Renewal (PMCR). Construction Data

CBO's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Construction Business Owner

CBO's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide. Alex Headley. Mon, 11/29/2021 - 09:35. Need ideas for what to get for your loved ones in construction?

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Will Concrete Ruin Muck Boots?

Work Gearz

Muck boots are lightweight, comfortable, and easily fit into the shape of your leg making them all the more convenient. They are seen as the perfect walking buddy for short walks, working in the muddy garden, or for a taxing hiking trip. All that said, muck boots might have even more to offer.

Construction Tasked with Reducing Embodied Emissions

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Perhaps this goes without saying, but we need to reduce emissions—and ideally it would start in the early stages of construction. The reason is it is not just the buildings creating emissions.

How Many Bags Of Concrete In A Yard | How Many Bags of Concrete Do I Need | How Many 80lb Bags of Concrete In A Yard

Civiconcepts

How Many Bags Of Concrete In A Yard? How many bags of concrete do i need? Let me clear first, here we are discussing about ready mix concrete mix bags. … How Many Bags Of Concrete In A Yard | How Many Bags of Concrete Do I Need | How Many 80lb Bags of Concrete In A Yard Read More ».

2021 Products of the Year

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As selected by our readers, CONTRACTOR is proud to present our 2021 Products of the Year. Media Galleries

Redundancy is the first line of defense during power grid cyberattacks

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Mention “power grid cyberattacks” at a party and you’ll probably get a few smirks. It’s too easy to dismiss the subject as a far-fetched dystopian nightmare.

5 Best Work Boots for Delivery Drivers

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Our site has received quite a few inquiries about footwear for delivery professionals. This is a huge category of professionals. Imagine all the delivery drivers that facilitate our lives in so many ways.