The Value Of Service Agreements In Your Construction Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

Service agreement holders are more likely to be clients who add more value to your construction company because they represent your customer base's most loyal segment. Every service agreement customer represents future work.

LED, LSUS Form $3M Technology Cooperative Endeavor Agreement

Business Facilities

Read: LED, LSUS Form $3M Technology Cooperative Endeavor Agreement at million Louisiana Economic Development grant will match $2 million from LSU Shreveport to grow technology careers.


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Death by Service Agreement

Contractor Magazine

Maybe you need to take a hard look at what those service agreement programs are really costing you

UA, HVAC Excellence Sign Student Placement Agreement

Contractor Magazine

The agreement establishes a transitional pathway for advanced placement to students enrolled in HVACR educational programs accredited by HVAC Excellence to the United Associations Department of Labor approved apprenticeship program

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.

Nikola, Republic Services Terminate Truck Purchase Agreement

Construction Equipment

Waste-management firm Republic Services will no longer purchase electric refuse trucks from Nikola. The scuttled purchase of 2,500 electric refuse trucks follows GM’s decision to cancel production of an electric pickup truck, the Badger. According to Nikola, the Republic deal was to design and

Will Project Labor Agreements Grow in Biden Administration?

ENR Construction

Union-nonunion debate is set to rise with more PLA mandates on federal and federally-funded projects

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Why Legal Agreements Matter

Collaborative Construction

The comment below was in response to another poster who mentioned the use of Design-Construct agreements used in Australia and New Zeland. The problem lies with traditional transactional legal agreements. There is a fundamental difference between a traditional transactional agreement and an integrated or collaborative agreement. Think of integrated or collaborative agreements as the keystone that supports an arch upon which IPD can be built.

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Service Agreements to Grow Your Customer Base

Contractor Magazine

While the basic maintenance is crucial (residential and commercial), what an agreement program is really about is the client experience or relationship

5 Steps to building service agreements

Contractor Magazine

Few residential plumbers offer service agreements. read more. Marketing Michel Registered User

EGIA 'Cracking the Code' Show: Communicating the Value of Service Agreements

Contractor Magazine

Service agreements keep business flowing during the shoulder seasons

Good Faith and Fair Dealing: The Essence of Construction Agreements


The aggressive and overzealous use of the contract in order to gain advantage to one party violates the one thing that allows agreements between multiple parties to function and exist – Good Faith And Fair Dealing. Everybody loves to get hung up in contract language.

Uponor NA Signs Agreement With Pestan

Contractor Magazine

Beginning in 2020, Uponor will market more than 270 of Pestan North America's products

Meritor Enters Supply Agreement with Manitowoc

Construction Equipment

under a new strategic supply agreement. As the mobile crane market continues to strengthen, this agreement positions Meritor as a key supplier Meritor will provide multiple drivetrain products to The Manitowoc Co. Products such as planetary axles will be included on several Grove-branded cranes. “As

ASHRAE and ASPE Strengthen Partnership with Signing of New MOU Agreement

Contractor Magazine

he agreement defines parameters on how the two societies will collaborate more closely


Proactive Contractors Use Lien Services To Protect Cash Flow

Contractor Bookkeeping

Construction Accounting Service Agreements For Your Contracting Company Service Agreements Contractor Challenges Lien Waivers ContractorProactive versus reactive are the two methods of getting something done. I find everyone works in a combination of both, I included.

Green Industry Pros User Agreement

Green Industry Professionals

This "Agreement" is a legal agreement between you (an individual) and Green General Notice These are the Terms of Service for 'Green Industry Pros' and for the services available through or at Green Industry Pros (the "Services," or a "Service").

Competing Forms of Agreement

Collaborative Construction

At Archi-Tech Magazine Robert Paul Dean and Susan McClendon compare and contrast the competing forms of construction agreements offered by the American Institute of Architects ( AIA ), the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee ( EJCDC ), and the Associated General Contractors of America ( AGC ) in conjunction with 19 other construction associations comprising a new organization called ConsensusDOCS.

EGIA’s 'Cracking the Code' Weekly Show: Service Agreements as a Marketing Tool

Contractor Magazine

Continuing his focus on the importance of service agreements, Weldon Long demonstrates how service agreements can drive year-long business. Gary Elekes explains service agreements and customer loyalty

Atlanta, public schools reach agreement for $5B Gulch

Construction Dive

The development bond deal between the city and its school system removes one major obstacle for project developers

EGIA’s 'Cracking the Code' Show Why Service Agreements are Great for Your Customers

Contractor Magazine

Service agreements are good for your company, and they provide significant value to your customers as well. Weldon Long and Gary Elekes count the ways

Cracking the Code Weekly Show: Pricing Maintenance Agreements

Contractor Magazine

With additional advice from Gary Elekes and a panel of experts, Weldon Long provides a common sense approach to pricing maintenance agreements

Removing the Mystery from Indemnity Agreements

Construction Business Owner

The indemnity provision protects an owner or general contractor from exposure to liability if a loss occurs during construction. But if they're not structured properly, you could be at risk. Read all you need to know here.

Caterpillar & Seeing Machines Sign Global Agreement

Construction Equipment

an operator monitoring and intervention sensing technologies and services firm, signed a global product development, licensing and distribution agreement with Caterpillar Inc. Under the agreement, Caterpillar will take over responsibility for manufacturing, marketing and sales of Seeing Machines' existing DSS rugged off-road product Seeing Machines Ltd.

Assignments of Owner-Architect Agreements

Construction Lawyer

discusses the provisions in AIA owner-architect agreements about assignments of owner-architect agreements, including how to modify that language to help the architect. James Zahn, FAIA, FALA, Esq., See the video. contracts videos

Mortenson Enters Agreement with Autonomous Equipment Provider

ENR Construction

In a bid to speed work on projects in remote sites and cope with labor shortages, Mortenson has announced an agreement with tech start-up Built Robotics to expand the contractors deployments of fully autonomous construction projects on renewable energy projects

ConsensusDOCS Releases New Teaming Agreement

Best Practices Construction Law

ConsensusDocs released the new ConsensusDocs 498 Design-Build Teaming Agreement today, which provides a standard contract for parties desiring to form a team for the purpose of submitting a bid on a design-build project. According to the press release, this agreement has the flexibility for those team members to include design professionals, contractors and other parties. AGC AGC ConsensusDOCS ConsensusDOCS Contract Docs Kory George teaming agreement

Donaldson Enters Binding Agreement to Acquire Partmo

Construction Equipment

. . Donaldson has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Industrias Partmo S.A., a manufacturer of replacement air, lube and fuel filters in Colombia. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary regulatory approval in Colombia, and it is expected to close during the second quarter of Donaldson's fiscal year 2016. Once the transaction is complete, Donaldson will report revenue from the acquisition of Partmo in its Engine Products Segment.

GM & Navistar Reach Commercial Vehicle Agreement

Construction Equipment

and Navistar reached a long-term agreement to develop and assemble future medium duty, conventional cab Class 4/5 commercial vehicles. General Motors Co. The future products will be jointly developed using Navistar rolling chassis configurations and manufacturing capabilities, and GM’s commercial components and engines. The vehicles are slated for production in 2018 and will be manufactured at Navistar’s facility in Springfield, Ohio.

Agreement to kick start feasibility study of Cleveland-Chicago hyperloop

Construction Dive

Hyperloops and other high-speed tube systems are gaining ground in the U.S., with several proposed routes and studies underway

Project Labor Agreement Follow-Up

Construction Dive

4, Issue 3, January 23, 2015) we asked our readers if Project Labor Agreements (PLA) restrict competition. Last week (Vol. A recent Maryland appellate court upheld use of a PLA on a public project, citing the fact it was not proved that a PLA unduly suppresses competition. Of the eight very well articulated responses, the comments were overwhelming against the use of PLAs.

Digital Deals: Autodesk, Komatsu, TrueLook, more ink agreements

Construction Dive

Plus, GreenStaxx and Triumph Modular refine a Lego-like building process for student housing and tech startup Concrete Sensors attracts Cemex funding

Not So Severable After All: Third Circuit Lets Courts Determine Arbitration Agreement Existence When Underlying Contract’s Validity Is Challenged


Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit addressed the perennially thorny issue of whether the courts or arbitrators retain the authority to resolve questions involving the enforceability of arbitration agreements. On September 14, the U.S.

What the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Means for International Construction Disputes


Lee were published in the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law (Summer 2020) with their article, “ What the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Means for International Construction Disputes.”. Zachary Torres-Fowler and Cindy J.

Taco announces agreement to acquire Askoll Sei

Contractor Magazine

Taco Comfort Solutions announced today that it has signed an agreement with Askoll Holding srl to acquire 100% of Askoll Sei, a manufacturer of high efficiency pumps located in Sandrigo, Italy. read more. Business Development

Topcon, GOMACO Sign OEM Agreement

Construction Equipment

Topcon Positioning Group announced an agreement with concrete paving manufacturer GOMACO Corporation to provide 3D control systems for its machines. GOMACO will directly offer components for new and existing systems including curb and gutter machines, concrete slipform pavers, placer/spreaders and trimmers

Do Project Labor Agreements Restrict Competition?

Construction Dive

By Bruce Jervis Project Labor Agreements are controversial. These are pre-hire agreements between a general contractor or a construction manager and a designated collective bargaining representative for all labor on the project. Is it not disingenuous to say that project labor agreements have no negative effect on non-union contractors? Or, is the impact minor and offset by the benefits a Project Labor Agreement can bring to a large public project?

ConsensusDocs Unveils Standard Federal Design-Build Agreement

Construction Dive

A new standard agreement from the ConsensusDocs coalition is expected to make it easier for design professionals and design-builders to contract on federal design-build projects. The comprehensive agreement provides the business and contractual terms and conditions for a design-builder to hire an architect or engineer on a design-build project in a manner consistent with federal contracting laws and practices.

CIC, ISHM Enter Endorsement Agreement

Construction Equipment

Crane Institute Certification (CIC) and Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM) have entered into a joint marketing agreement. CIC offers NCCA (National Commission for Certifying Agencies) accredited certifications for mobile crane operators, riggers and signalpersons. ISHM offers certifications for safety management professionals. The Certified Safety and Health Manager is CESB (Council on Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards) accredited.

CNH, Sumitomo Enter New Licensing Agreement

Construction Equipment

has entered into a new licensing agreement with Sumitomo (S.H.I.) This agreement also extends the existing Global Product Supply (OEM) agreement between CNH Industrial and Sumitomo (S.H.I.) CNH Industrial N.V. Construction Machinery Co. CNH Industrial will manufacture Sumitomo-designed crawler excavators (models ranging from 13 to 25 tons) at designated plants within its manufacturing network. Production is scheduled to begin mid-2016.

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