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Alert! Latest Firefox update causes problems with keystrokes

John Chaney

Using Firefox as your Jobpac Connect Browser? Do not upgrade to Firefox Version 66 until compatibility issue is fixed, or use alternate recommended browsers Chrome or IE. The latest update on Firefox has changed handling of keystrokes compared to earlier versions of keystrokes.

Ladder Safety: It’s Time To Pay Attention

FDR Safety

People all over the country use ladders for all sorts of activities. There are ladders that get you 2 feet off the ground and those that help you reach 200 feet.

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DuPont Investing $200M In Ohio Expansion

Business Facilities Blog

DuPont is expanding its plant in Circleville, OH, investing in its Kapton® film production capabilities and creating 46 jobs. Read: DuPont Investing $200M In Ohio Expansion at

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Asbestos in Concrete

The Constructor

Asbestos is a naturally occurring thin crystalline long fibres that is used in the preparation of concrete to enhance the fresh and hardened property. Concrete Technology Fiber reinforced

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

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

Let’s Fix Construction: A truly serious (and effective) blog for construction businesses

Construction Marketing Ideas

Eric Lussier‘s most recent posting in Let’s Fix Construction touches close to home.


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E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018

Business Facilities Blog

CBRE study found that last year, 61 of the largest 100 industrial leases in the U.S. were completed by e-commerce companies and logistics firms. Read: E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018 at

UBC: $2.6B in taxes lost yearly to under-the-table pay

Construction Dive

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters chalks up most of the loss to labor brokers that provide contractors with cheap workers

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Green Building Law Update

Plumbing and Sanitary Items used in Building Construction

The Constructor

The plumbing system consists of entire system of piping, fixtures and appliances used for water supply and drainage. The plumbing water supply system. Building Technology Guide

Redefining Construction Document Management

John Chaney

As contractors digitize the days of paperwork nightmares like these can be a thing of the past. The one constant on any construction project is change. The end result of a completed building, roadway or other structure is almost never exactly how it was drawn up in the beginning.

Metal Powder Products Investing $1.5M In Indiana

Business Facilities Blog

The Noblesville-based metal parts manufacturer is relocating a manufacturing division from Ohio to Indiana. Read: Metal Powder Products Investing $1.5M In Indiana at

Study: Autonomous robots working together are industry's next big thing

Construction Dive

Collaboration within groups of robots could address a critical need for safer, cheaper and more efficient construction, a report says

Ten Tips For Project Management Success

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Marry Maddyson. On the surface, project management is a straightforward task. You set requirements for a project, get the right people, monitor the work and everything gets done on time.

JOC Program Guide

Job Order Contracting

Building a successful and compliant JOC Program requires a focus upon LEAN construction procurement and delivery best management practices. Don’t be fooled by vendors that claim to be the largest, or most experienced source of JOC solutions. Do your homework!

Porsche’s next-gen showroom prototype opens in Palm Springs, Ca.


Described as the first-of-its-kind, Porsche Palm Springs was designed to provide customers with architectural and tech-immersive elements that offer an exclusive Porsche experience

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PDI Opens New Global HQ In New Jersey

Business Facilities Blog

The healthcare and infection prevention company's new Bergen County, NJ headquarters includes a new state-of-the-art lab and innovation center. Read: PDI Opens New Global HQ In New Jersey at

LAX breaks ground on $5B automated people mover system

Construction Dive

LINXS will design and build the Los Angeles International Airport system for under $2 billion, while the remainder of the contract includes 25 years of operations and maintenance

How To Prepare Your Construction Business To Go From Local To Regional Scale

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Kristin Savage. The construction industry offers a lot of opportunities. Entrepreneurs developing a construction business have an insatiable desire to grow and expand.

U.S. to Lose $290 Billion in Tariff Costs

Construction Equipment

A report by the IHS Markit estimates the impact of the Trump administration’s 232 and 301 tariffs. The report says that about $265 billion of imports will hurt the U.S. economy from the effect of higher prices, causing an average lost GDP of $290 billion a year for 10 years. Equipment manufacturing

The Simple Guide to LEAN Construction Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Open collaboration between real property project owners and service providers (architects, engineers, builders…) throughout the life-cycle of assets, programs, and projects is a fundamental outcome of using the OpenJOC(TM) Collaborative Construction Delivery Platform. .

Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements

Business Facilities Blog

Employees have been offered a position when they were underqualified most frequently in Charlotte, San Diego, Austin and Washington, DC, according to a new Robert Half survey. . Read: Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements at

Survey: Lacking laborforce has contractors missing deadlines

Construction Dive

A new report finds that 70% of firms struggle to meet project targets because of the shortage and that 40% have had to turn down work

Green innovation in the construction industry


As concern for climate change and dwindling natural resources increases, there has been a global shift in the construction industry. Sustainable design is being applied to save energy and conserve finite resources while protecting air and water quality.

ICC Supports Access to Safe Water on World Water Day

Contractor Magazine

Global campaign focuses on ensuring that abundant, clean water is available to all


Ironworkers' Vicki O'Leary Earns ENR's 2019 Award of Excellence

ENR Construction

With credibility built from years in the field, union leader fights for diversity and respect to grow construction’s craft workforce

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SmileDirectClub Investing $217M To Expand Middle Tennessee HQ

Business Facilities Blog

The company will expand its Nashville area operations for the second time in two years, creating 2,010 new jobs in the process. Read: SmileDirectClub Investing $217M To Expand Middle Tennessee HQ at

Scan, plan, execute: 3D reality capture in construction

Construction Dive

Digital twins created via laser scanning and photogrammetry offer value from pre-planning to well after completion, a proprietor of the emerging technology explains

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Denver hotel features garage doors in guest rooms


The Source Hotel, located in Denver, Colo., has a unique solution to providing guests with fresh air and sunshine in their guest rooms: garage doors. That’s right, 20 of the hotel’s guest rooms/suites are equipped with operable glass garage doors.

5 Ways Drones are Revolutionizing the Construction Sector

The Constructor

The flying machines have arrived and are changing the way construction is done.

ConTech expert Niels Falk: Construction needs to stop running on tradition


“It’s a choice to run on tradition, not a fact. We need to stop running on tradition and start running on data!” This is one of the main points made by Niels Falk, Partner and CEO at HD Lab, during his keynote speech at European ConTech Summit 2019. The discussion took place in London at.

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Utah: This Is Business Elevated

Business Facilities Blog

With a sterling reputation for fiscal stability and a budget surplus, the Beehive State is ready to add new chapters to its economic development success story. Read: Utah: This Is Business Elevated at

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Bill would allow temporary visas for construction workers

Construction Dive

The AGC urged support of a Pennsylvania congressman's proposal to supplement the construction labor force with temporary foreign workers

JOC Best Practices

Job Order Contracting

JOC Best Practices LEAN Job Order Contracting. Job Order Contract best practices should be implemented when developing JOC Programs as well as creating JOC work orders, accepting JOC projects, and filings JOC notices of completion, etc.