Tue.Jan 08, 2019

8 Construction Trends to Pay Close Attention to in 2019


As 2019 kicks into full gear, the construction industry is in the midst of a fascinating transition, with contractors transforming their operations across the globe to integrate new technologies, ideas and opportunities. Though the political and economic landscapes remain a […].

World of Concrete: Kyocera introduces DuraForce PRO 2: One rugged mobile device to manage all your construction projects

Construction Dive

Technology is integral for construction professionals, yet mobile devices often do not meet the demands of the job

Trending Sources

Construction Industry Salaries on the Rise

Construction Superintendent Magazine

ALACHUA, Fla. Skilled craft professionals continue to earn high wages, according to NCCER’s 2018 Construction Craft Salary Survey. More than 130 industrial and commercial construction companies across the U.S., representing over 350,000 employees, participated in the survey.

Contractor of the Year: E.M. Duggan Stresses the ‘Duggan Way’

Contractor Magazine

Valued employees: this is just one of the reasons that E.M. Duggan has been selected for CONTRACTOR’s Contractor of the Year award

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

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

What Industry Issues Will Most Affect Your 2019 Planning?

Construction Business Owner

Construction industry experts weigh in on what issues will most affect their 2019 planning strategy

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Building for good times: Reed Cordish talks Cordish Cos. strategy

Construction Dive

The developer uses sports and entertainment features to build "true" mixed-use communities, the executive said in an exclusive interview


Mardon Quandt, President and CEO of Malco Products, SBC, Appointed to Hand Tools Institute Board

Contractor Magazine

Quandt has served as Malco’s president since 2013, and became the company’s CEO in 2015

Florida Creates Business-Friendly Environment To Grow In Today’s Global Market

Business Facilities

From the Keys to the Panhandle, Florida welcomes you with the talented workforce, top-ranked infrastructure, global connectivity and quality of life your company needs. Read: Florida Creates Business-Friendly Environment To Grow In Today’s Global Market at BusinessFacilities.com.

The SEO story and challenge: What should you do?

Construction Marketing Ideas

Recently one of my internet friends, with an excellent reputation and truly high-value content on his site, complained to me that he faces some difficult decisions. It seems a recent Google algorithm change penalizes infrequently sites with a significant number of infrequently visited pages.

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BD+C's 101 Top Products: Windows & Doors


. 1. M Collection | Schlage

Benefits of joining & pointing in brick masonry

Construction Cost Estimating

When bricks are not fully uniform in colour and irregular in shape, the joint finishes should be designed to provide correctness and repose to premier facades with formation of the illusion of perfectness.

Public Agencies Need to Learn More About IDIQ Procurement and Construction Delivery Methods

Job Order Contracting

Rapid growth of IDIQ contracting techniques by Federal, State, County, and Local Government Agencies brings both significant potential BENEFITS and major PROBLEMS. There are multiple forms of IDIQs, with the most efficient, collaborative, and financially transparent being Job Order Contracting.

Plumbing Manufacturers International Welcomes 116th Congress

Contractor Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C. Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) has extended its welcome and congratulations to the members of the 116th Congress. In a letter to newly elected Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Minority Leader Kevin

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Despite NYC's capital, costs could constrain 2019 development

Construction Dive

Rising interest rates, high construction costs and land prices could dampen what has been a robust construction market in New York City for the past few years

Stalco Completes Renovation of Manhattan Community College’s Pool and Aquatics Center

Contractor Magazine

The CUNY school’s 10,500-square foot pool facilities received a $7.2 million upgrade

Amazon's Nashville offices win design committee approval

Construction Dive

The tech giant's operations center will occupy two towers in the $1 billion Nashville Yards complex

2019 Leaders in HVACR/Hydronics Innovations

Contractor Magazine

Meet some of the technology leaders in the HVACR/Hydronics market and review the technology and new products they're bringing to the market

Greenwich Village’s Grace Church School receives rooftop athletic center expansion


Without any additional room to expand outward, the Grace Church School in Greenwich Village decided to expand upward with a rooftop athletic center. The 14,000-sf expansion includes offices, classrooms, locker rooms, storage facilities, a fitness center, and a golf simulator room.

Weekly Product Gallery: LeakSmart, Bell & Gossett, General Pipe, Taco, LTA Mfg., Sensaphone

Contractor Magazine

This week. we look at these products: a shut-off valve control to prevent flooding; pumps with energy-efficiency ratings displayed; drain-cleaning line; high-efficiency hot water recirculation pump; and in-cargo bed cargo management system; and a remote monitoring system for HVAC equipment

Pittsburgh launches task force on construction industry fraud


The Pittsburgh City Council recently voted to establish the Joint Task Force on Construction Industry Fraud amid allegations of widespread fraud in the industry

ENR Southwest’s 2019 Top Young Professionals

ENR Construction

Project leadership and community involvement fortify the credentials of this year’s class of young leaders


BD+C's 101 Top Products: Plumbing Products


Ultra-thin showerheadS | California Faucets

Bob Moss, A Mover and Shaker, Keeps Going

ENR Construction

This year’s Legacy Award honoree has no plans to slow down

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BD+C's 101 Top Products: Interior Products


Aria Partitions | Scranton Products

Crafty Execution Delivers Charleston Hospital on Tight Site

ENR Construction

Contractors used modular construction to expedite schedule for demanding downtown job

Morbark Acquires DENIS CIMAF

Construction Equipment

Morbark has announced the acquisition of DENIS CIMAF based in Quebec. This is the company’s second acquisition since Stellex acquired Morback in 2016. According to the company, purchasing DENIS CIMAF will broaden its range of industrial equipment, aftermarket parts, and service offered to customers

BD+C's 101 Top Products: Glass & Glazing


Prel-Shade | Suntuitive

Radiant HVAC Approach Cools Tucson Hospital

ENR Construction

The first-ever application of chilled beams in patient areas in Arizona is an element

BD+C's 101 Top Products: Flooring


Rejuvenations StoneRun | Armstrong

Winter Equipment Makes a Modular Skid Shoe Assembly

Green Industry Professionals

Winter Equipment recently released two modular skid shoe assemblies for Arctic and Pro-Tech pusher box plows

Southwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Albuquerque

ENR Construction

Total Value of New Contracts Expected to Increase by More Than 6% in 2019

A Wide Range of Ice Control Application Speeds

Green Industry Professionals

Frost Inc. introduces its liquid ice-control truck skids with dual-nozzle technology with automatic rate control and GPS speed sensing


Southwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Flagstaff

ENR Construction

Overall Construction Spending Expected to Rise 25% in 2019, Recovering From Last Year’s Drop