Thu.Jan 13, 2022

Factors to Know About Crane and Rigging Insurance

Construction Marketing

Construction sites are full of activity due to moving parts and heavy machinery. Unfortunately, a small mistake can lead to serious and costly accidents, especially considering the price of cranes and other heavy machines from the heavy machinery marketplace.

Nucor Announces Largest Investment In West Virginia History

Business Facilities

Nucor Corporation will invest more than $2.7 billion—the company's largest single investment—in a state-of-the-art sheet steel mill Mason County, WV. The post Nucor Announces Largest Investment In West Virginia History appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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How Do I Find Blue Collar Employees?

ExactHire

Blue collar jobs have long suffered from an image crisis, despite blue collar employees enjoying a high level of job satisfaction. According to a study by The Harris Poll, 85 percent of blue-collar workers enjoy job satisfaction and are optimistic about the direction of their life.

Harness the POWER of Locally Researched Granular Cost Data

Job Order Contracting

Owners, designers, engineers, builders, and facilities managers can harness the POWER of Locally Researched Granular Construction Cost Data. Harness the power of verifiable local construction cost data.

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.

Grillage Foundation: Types, Construction, and Advantages

The Constructor

Grillage foundation consists of one or more tiers of beams (steel or timber) superimposed at right angles to each other on a concrete layer to. Building Technology Guide Foundation Design Foundation Engineering Others Structural Engineering

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4 Best Memory Foam Insoles for Work Boots

Work Gearz

If you experience foot or leg pain while on the job, you may need a better pair of insoles for your work boots. There’s nothing worse than pain during or at the end of a long work shift. Your feet are crucial to getting your job done. .

Material Prices Soar 20% in 2021, Most Contractors in Association Survey List Costs as Top Concern in 2022, Reports AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Prices of construction materials jumped nearly 20% in 2021 despite moderating in December, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

REI Co-op To Establish Fourth U.S. Distribution Center In Tennessee

Business Facilities

Specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op will create more than 280 new jobs at a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Lebanon, TN. The post REI Co-op To Establish Fourth U.S. Distribution Center In Tennessee appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

9 Disadvantages of a Steel Toe Boot

Work Gearz

Numerous articles and posts have mentioned the superiority and the need of wearing steel toe boots over other work boots, which are very indeed! But everything comes with a limitation or certain disadvantages and the steel toe boots are no exception!

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.

More Contractors See Benefits of Drywall Finishing Robot

ENR Construction

The hard work of hanging, taping and finishing drywall remains one of the more physically demanding tasks in building construction. While other trades in the industry have seen tools and equipment take the strain out of work, drywall work remains largely unchanged.

How Should Construction Hiring Managers Connect With the Next Gen?

Pro Builder

How Should Construction Hiring Managers Connect With the Next Gen? mbeirne. Thu, 01/13/2022 - 10:45. Several years ago, the construction industry was faced with a looming concern: the overwhelming number of workers set to retire over the next decade.

Nashville Airport Revamp Hits the Right Notes

ENR Construction

Nashville’s professional music makers know what it takes to turn chaotic cacophony into flowing harmonies. But even they might learn something about synchronicity from BNA Vision, the $1.4-billion expansion program underway at Music City’s international airport

The Mortgage Denial Rate Was 84% Higher for Black Applicants in 2020

Pro Builder

The Mortgage Denial Rate Was 84% Higher for Black Applicants in 2020. ldeakins. Thu, 01/13/2022 - 10:19. A marginalized housing market leaves Black homeowners with less affordability and larger hurdles to jump.

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

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

Hill Panels Gearing Up to Produce New WRDA Bill

ENR Construction

Already, Corps 'Chief's Reports' Signed for 14 Projects

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Why Separating Buyer Agent and Listing Agent Commissions Would Stir Up Competition

Pro Builder

Why Separating Buyer Agent and Listing Agent Commissions Would Stir Up Competition. ldeakins. Thu, 01/13/2022 - 10:23. Separate commissions would cause a steep price decline if buyers could negotiate fees directly with their agents.

Construction Economics for January 17, 2022

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

Kitchen Renovation Trends to Look Out for In 2022

Pro Builder

Kitchen Renovation Trends to Look Out for In 2022. ldeakins. Thu, 01/13/2022 - 10:28. The heart of the home is getting a makeover, and a pricey one at that.

Construction Economics for January 17, 2022

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

NAHB Request Prompts Extended COVID-19 Relief From IRS

Pro Builder

NAHB Request Prompts Extended COVID-19 Relief From IRS. ldeakins. Thu, 01/13/2022 - 10:32. A recent announcement by the IRS offers extended relief from some residential housing requirements.

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Supreme Court Denies OSHA Vaccine/Testing Mandate in 6-3 Ruling

ENR Construction

Justices placed stay on agency's emergency temporary standard in workplaces with 100 or more employees

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Paul Robinson

Pro Builder

Paul Robinson. After a long and varied career in construction at Target Corporation, Paul Robinson founded ConstructReach in 2018. Since then, ConstructReach has become a partner for many brands and general contractors across the country looking to connect with Millennials and Generation Z.

Stalled Maryland Light-Rail P3 Won't Open Until 2026, With Cost Up $1.4B

ENR Construction

Purple Line's new JV contractor Dragados-OHL will start in spring if state approves its contract on Jan. Construction tab now is $3.4B, with opening four years past original estimate, say officials

SCOTUS Will Weigh Federal Challenge to Broad State Workers' Comp Law for DOE Site

ENR Construction

High court will decide issues in Washington state's major coverage expansion for Hanford nuclear site contractor workers related to illnesses claimed from exposure to toxics

SCOTUS Will Weigh Federal Challenge to Broad Workers' Comp Law for DOE Site

ENR Construction

High court will decide issues in Washington state's major coverage expansion for Hanford nuclear site contractor workers related to illnesses claimed from exposure to toxics

Construction Economics for January 24, 2022

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

SCOTUS Hears Feds' Suit Over State Workers' Comp Law for DOE Hanford

ENR Construction

High court will decide Biden challenge to Washington state's major coverage expansion for nuclear site contractor workers related to illnesses claimed from exposure to major toxics

SCOTUS Will Weigh Federal Challenge to Broad Workers' Comp Law for Hanford Nuclear Site

ENR Construction

High court will decide whether to uphold or overturn lower courts support of Washington state's major coverage expansion for contractor worker who became ill from exposure to toxics at the site

San Francisco Weighs Reduced Scope as Millennium Tower Fix Resumes

ENR Construction

Using a modified method, Shimmick’s Legacy Foundations restarted work on the troubled perimeter pile upgrade of the ailing Millennium Tower in San Francisco

L.A. Viaduct Fix Hits Milestone

ENR Construction

The 6th Street Viaduct replacement project in Los Angeles has concluded the hanger installation of the first span and the removal of the falsework underneath, says COWI, an engineering consulting group

Pulse: Project News for the Week of January 17, 2022

ENR Construction

Project news from Dodge Data & Analytics

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