Thu.Sep 05, 2019

Podcast: A Conversation With Stephen Moret

Business Facilities

Artificial intelligence won’t be making site selection decisions any time soon, according to Virginia Economic Development Partnership President/CEO Stephen Moret. Read: Podcast: A Conversation With Stephen Moret at BusinessFacilities.com.

Corna Kokosing leadership changes crystalize opportunities, challenges

Construction Dive

New president Jim Negron says the labor shortage and recruitment top the Ohio construction company's list of challenges

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Public Power Fuels Growth In North Carolina

Business Facilities

ElectriCities’ nonprofit membership organization provides economic development support to 70 communities throughout North Carolina. Read: Public Power Fuels Growth In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Effect of Fire and High Temperature on FRPs

The Constructor

Fire and high temperature influence properties (strength, stiffness, young’s modulus) of FRPs extensively. It is necessary to understand the. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Fibre 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.

LEAN Construction – Top Down or Bottom Up?

Job Order Contracting

LEAN construction, whether new builds, renovation, repair, or maintenance, requires global oversight and local empowerment. Those doing the work must be allowed to make decisions, but within a framework that includes LEAN workflows, processes, standardized information, and full transparency.

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Do The Ride: Progressing from business to charity and health (and back to business)

Construction Marketing Ideas

This Sunday, I’ll join several hundred other bicyclists on The Ride, an experience event that has raised millions of dollars for research at The Ottawa Hospital over the last decade. A good, long-standing business client, Robert Merkley of Merkely Supply Ltd.,

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Katerra adds two GCs to its stable

BD+C

Katerra, the Menlo Park. Calif.-based based technology company that specializes in prefabricated construction services, is expanding that portfolio through its acquisition of UEB Builders and Fortune-Johnson General Contractors (F-J).

PHCC Recognizes Bradford White as Highest Strategic Partner Category

Contractor Magazine

The new recognition expands the partnership from solely Bradford White Water Heaters to the entire Bradford White Corp

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Tidewater Joins Case Dealer Network

Construction Equipment

Case Construction Equipment has added Tidewater Equipment to its dealer network. The Georgia-based distributor has three locations—Tifton, Smithville, and Pinehurst—and will represent Case in 42 counties across the western and southern regions of the state. The southeast is growing, it’s critical

AIA launches landmark initiative to drive climate action

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Board of Directors has approved a landmark resolution —championed by AIA members—that defines immediate and long-term efforts to engage the architectural profession in the fight against climate change

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Volvo Trucks Develops 3D Manufacturing Tools

Construction Equipment

Volvo Trucks is utilizing 3D printing technology to produce manufacturing tools and fixtures at its New River Valley plant in Dublin, Virginia. The implementation of 3D-printed manufacturing tools enables quicker production. According to a press release, 3D printing has improved quality and

EGIA 'Cracking the Code' Show: Mistakes to Avoid After the Summer Busy Season

Contractor Magazine

With summer winding down, mild temperatures mean less urgency for your homeowners to make purchases. This week, Weldon Long revisits the basics of the sales process to ensure your team is prepared for success during the fall shoulder season.

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Navistar Income Reaches $156 Million in Q3

Construction Equipment

Navistar International announced third quarter 2019 net income of $156 million compared to Q3 2018 net income of $170 million. Third quarter adjusted EBITDA was $266 million, compared to $218 million in the same period one year ago. Adjusted net income in the quarter grew 55 percent to $147

September 2019 Construction Industry Stats

Construction Business Owner

American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the United States Census Bureau construction stats, September 2019

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Dealer Brings in the Technician Talent

Construction Equipment

General Equipment Supplies, Fargo, North Dakota, has invested heavily in workforce development, creating a position specifically tasked with not only recruiting, but also retaining quality employees. Five years ago, General hired Ann Pollert as its director of workforce development, with an

Caterpillar D3 Series Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders

Green Industry Professionals

16 new skid-steer loader and compact track loader models support a line of new Smart Attachments for Caterpillar

Michelin Adds New Perks to Advantage Program

Construction Equipment

Michelin North America has announced application and billing enhancements to its popular Michelin Advantage program. The enhancements include a simplified application process that can be accessed by desktop computer or mobile device and offers same-day use-of-program benefits. The billing process

Compact Engine Designs Are Evolving to Include More Technology

Green Industry Professionals

Customers continue looking for performance, fuel economy, starting ability and reduced maintenance

Dealer Brings in the Technician Talent

Construction Equipment

General Equipment Supplies, Fargo, North Dakota, has invested heavily in workforce development, creating a position specifically tasked with not only recruiting, but also retaining quality employees. Five years ago, General hired Ann Pollert as its director of workforce development, with an

Cat 299D3 XE Land Management CTL

Green Industry Professionals

Cat 299D3 XE Land Management delivers in demanding vegetation-management applications

Odebrecht and Financier Settle on Project Bribes

ENR Construction

Brazil contractor, in bankruptcy, will donate $50M to poor communities but faces limited bid debarment in Inter-American Development Bank pact

Gehl Unveils RT135 Compact Track Loader in North America

Green Industry Professionals

Gehl adds an additional compact track loader to its offering with the RT135

ENR California Announces 2019 Project of the Year Finalists

ENR Construction

ENR California announces the Northern California and Southern California nominees for the annual Regional Best Projects' Project of the Year award

LiuGong Launches 388B, its First Compact Track Loader in North America

Green Industry Professionals

LiuGong's first compact track loader is designed for those who need high productivity or hydraulic capabilities

Construction Economics for September 9, 2019

ENR Construction

ENR’s 20-city average cost indexes, wages and materials prices. Historical data and details for ENR’s 20 cities can be found at ENR.com/economics

Nokian Tyres Intuitu Digital Tire Monitoring System

Green Industry Professionals

The digital tire monitoring system combines sensor-equipped smart tires with a mobile app that records the sensor data

The AEC Recruiting and Retention Nightmare and How It Can Be Solved

ENR Construction

Increasing labor costs, high turnover rates, not enough technically savvy staff; these nightmares in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry are all too often the reality of running a business

Nokian Multi-purpose Ground King Tire

Green Industry Professionals

Nokian Ground King brings new opportunities for tractor and machine contracting by combining on-road endurance, traction and grip on a soft terrain and a high load-bearing capacity

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Odebrecht and Financier Settle on Project Bribes

ENR Construction

Brazil contractor, in bankruptcy, will donate $50M to poor communities but faces limited bif debarment in Inter-American Development Bank pact

DR Power PRO SP Lawn Vacuum

Green Industry Professionals

DR Power's PRO SP Lawn Vacuum is self-propelled and features a friction disc that lets you roll easily over uneven surfaces

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DR Power PRO 2000SP Leaf Blower

Green Industry Professionals

DR Power's PRO 2000SP Leaf Blower features an adjustable airflow nozzle for 180-degree lateral control that allows operators to direct leaves and other debris to either side of the machine. Fifty-degree vertical control directs air downward to dislodge

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DR Power PRO 2000 Leaf Blower

Green Industry Professionals

DR Power's PRO 2000 Leaf Blower features a 180-degree rotating nozzle to direct the air stream to the left, right or almost any angle in between, while adjusting on the move from the operator's position

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DR Power Premier 1200 Leaf Blower

Green Industry Professionals

DR Power's Premier 1200 Leaf Blower features a 180-degree rotating nozzle that lets the user direct the air stream to the left, right or almost any angle in between

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