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2020 Construction Marketing Outlook- Survey Results

Construction Marketing

The Construction Marketing Association Chairman Neil Brown shared the results of a national survey on marketing plans and priorities for the new year. To better understand the marketing plans and priorities for 2020 we asked the following questions: Will you increase or decrease marketing in 2020?

Construction at the Movies!

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Our Top 10 List of Movies Prominently Featuring Construction at Work or Construction Jobsites. More Tools

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Study: Construction apprenticeships lead to higher average pay than college degrees in Illinois

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By midcareer, those who completed a union construction apprenticeship were making an average hourly wage of $40.40, while those with bachelor's were making $35.28.

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Autoclaved Aereated Cement Blocks (AAC Blocks)- Manufacture, Properties, and Advantages

The Constructor

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is an eco – friendly and certified green building material which is lightweight, load-bearing, high-insulating, durable. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide

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

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

AllianceBernstein Investing $11.4M In Nashville Global HQ

Business Facilities

The asset management firm will create an additional 200 jobs when it moves into Nashville’s Fifth + Broadway development by the end of this year. Read: AllianceBernstein Investing $11.4M In Nashville Global HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

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3 Top Tips for Improving Specialist Subcontractors’ Project Quality

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One of the greatest opportunities for contractors to improve the quality of projects rests with the data collected in the field. Construction Best Practices

Study: Construction apprenticeships lead to higher pay on average than college degrees in Illinois

Construction Dive

By midcareer, those who completed a union construction apprenticeship were making an average hourly wage of $40.40, while those with bachelor's were making $35.28.

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Autoclaved Aerated Cement Blocks (AAC Blocks)-Properties and Advantages

The Constructor

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is an eco-friendly and certified green building material which is lightweight, load-bearing, high-insulating, durable. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Optimized Armor Investing $3.7M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The armor steel supplier will establish new operations and create 100 jobs in York County, SC. Read: Optimized Armor Investing $3.7M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Collaborative LEAN Construction Software

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4BT LEAN CONSTRUCTION COLLABORATION SaaS Solution. The innovate and exclusive Collaborative LEAN Construction Software for the Enterprise or Single Organization offering all of these features.

How To Find And Keep Top Construction Employees

Contractor Bookkeeping

We all know the usual process of finding new employees. Advertise a job, read resumes, conduct a telephone interview, conduct a face-to-face interview, then choose someone.

AECOM reportedly in talks with WSP

Construction Dive

The Los Angeles-based construction and engineering giant has been selling divisions while the Canadian professional services firm has been acquisitive. Bloomberg reported last night that WSP approached AECOM

Euler Theory of Column Buckling

The Constructor

Euler theory of column buckling is used to estimate the critical buckling load of column since the stress in the column remains elastic. The critical. Design Guide How To Guide Structural Engineering Column Design Loads on Structures Structures

Demographic Shifts Will Impact The Global Workplace By 2030

Business Facilities

New opportunities, challenges arise for global cities as 693 million boomers reach retirement age and 1.3 billion Gen Z enter workforce, according to Cushman & Wakefield study. Read: Demographic Shifts Will Impact The Global Workplace By 2030 at BusinessFacilities.com.

Job Order Contracting Tools and Services

Job Order Contracting

Reliable construction cost management is virtually impossible without locally researched detailed line item unit price cost data and LEAN planning, procurement, and project delivery processes.

New details released for Universal Studios Japan’s Super Nintendo World

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Pop culture theme parks are all the rage right now. Universal Studios Orlando has popular attractions like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Springfield (home of The Simpsons) while Disney recently opened Galaxy’s Edge, its Star Wars theme park

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Survey ranks toughest construction jobs

Construction Dive

Roofing is perceived as the most physically demanding construction trade, while electrical work seems to be the most difficult to master, according to contractors and consumers responding to a recent CraftJack survey

8 Main Purposes of Dams

The Constructor

The primary purpose of dams is for storage and safe retention of water in large quantity which is subsequently released to achieve various purposes. Dams Environmental Engg Hydrology Irrigation Water Resources advantages Dam purpose uses

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Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

The Fortune 500 professional services firm will locate operations in the Sylvan Supply project at the former Madison Mill site in Nashville, adding 165 technology jobs. Read: Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Construction Project Delivery Factors

Job Order Contracting

Focus upon key construction project delivery factors would greatly aid in improving productivity and other key outcomes. Here’s a list of fundamental construction delivery factors.

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Top 4 healthcare design trends that will shape medical planning in the 2020s.

BD+C

Like the first two decades of the 21st century, the healthcare industry in the 2020s will continue to be transformed by new innovations and technology.

St. Louis subcontractor releases rap video to promote construction careers

Construction Dive

UPCO's “Old Town Road” parody song highlights the brand and aims to draw new recruits to the industry

Cold Weather Concreting: Guidance, and Strategies

The Constructor

Cold weather concreting is the process of placement, finishing, curing, and protection of concrete during cold weather, as per ACI 306.1. The cold. Concrete Technology Concrete Types in Construction How To Guide Tests on Concrete Winter Concreting

Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ

Business Facilities

The airline will invest up to $250 million and create 225 new jobs at its new Broward County corporate campus. Read: Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

Facilities Total Cost of Ownership – TCO Key Performance Indicators

Job Order Contracting

• Annualized Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) per building per gross area = Rate per square foot. Annualized TCO per building/Current replacement value = Percent of Current Replacement Value (CRV).

Construction employment increases by 20,000 in December and 151,000 in 2019

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Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in December and by 151,000, or 2.0 percent, in all of 2019, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America

Colorado DOT uses foam blocks for innovative highway sinkhole repair

Construction Dive

In just a matter of three months, Colorado State Highway 36 went from total collapse to fully functional thanks to a unique application of polystyrene blocks

Bitumen Extraction Test

The Constructor

Bitumen Extraction Test is used to determine the percentage of bitumen content present in the asphaltic pavement by cold solvent extraction. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Tests on Bitument Transportation

Two Projects Will Add Up To 80 Jobs In Lawrence County, AL

Business Facilities

CCI Manufacturing USA Corp. will invest $21.5 million to construct an advanced production facility and Progressive Pipe Fabricators has broken ground on a new 82,000-square-foot facility in Lawrence County. Read: Two Projects Will Add Up To 80 Jobs In Lawrence County, AL at BusinessFacilities.com.

Ontario Takes Action to Address Trade Shortage

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The Government of Ontario is taking action to attract more people to the skilled trades and employers to hire more apprentices. The province is facing a serious labour shortage which has the potential to get progressively worse.

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United Rentals Names JCB 2019 Supplier of the Year

Construction Equipment

United Rentals has named JCB North America as its 2019 Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding value, timely delivery, product support, training, and procurement excellence. Winning the coveted United Rentals Supplier of the Year award is a great honor for JCB and high praise from a

Stadium projects scoring construction goals in 2020

Construction Dive

Loaded with high-tech features and surrounded by expansive mixed-use developments, they require massive contracts only fit for the all-stars of construction management

Green Cement: Definition, Types, Advantages, and Applications

The Constructor

Green cement is an environmentally friendly product that minimizes carbon footprint of cement production. Many attempts have been made to produce. Cement Concrete Technology construction Materials Eco-friendly construction material Eco-friendly material green cement Green Concrete