Thu.Sep 12, 2019

Construction Lead Generation – The Definitive Guide

Construction Marketing

The new and improved Construction Lead Generation Guide will share the results of our most recent Lead Generation Survey. Importantly, the guide details the current state of the top two services: Dodge Data & Analytics , and ConstructConnect. Next, the guide identifies several other construction lead sources that tend to specialize in regions, type of construction project or service offerings.

Selling an Experience

Surveyor

How your construction organization treats its clients and the construction experience it provides can make or break long-term success

Eagle Aviation Technologies Expanding In Virginia

Business Facilities

The composites design and fabrication company will create 75 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in the city of Newport News, VA. Read: Eagle Aviation Technologies Expanding In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Denver airport commits to $770M budget and tighter schedule in wake of Great Hall firing

Construction Dive

The owner is taking over the troubled Jeppesen Terminal renovation and looking for new contractors before the current manager's Nov. 12 exit

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

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

Technology Matters for Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting

Are you using spreadsheets and file cabinets for managing your Job Order Contract? The simple fact is that technology matters for Job Order Contracting. In fact, technology is a requisite tool to assure maximum productivity, compliance, and more!

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GE Appliances Investing $60M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The appliance manufacturer will begin water heater manufacturing at its Kershaw County, SC operations at a new Manufacturing Center of Excellence. Read: GE Appliances Investing $60M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Meet the masters of offsite construction

BD+C

In less than a decade, Prescient , headquartered in Durham, N.C., has established itself as arguably the leader in offsite construction for apartments and student housing. Its 130,000-sf manufacturing plants in Arvada, Colo., and Mebane, N.C.

6 Planning Tips to Bring Your Digitization Strategy Up to Speed

Construction Business Owner

Digitization connects systems at every link in the value chain. Therefore, the construction industry has a lot of catching up to do. It’s important to know where to start and how to see your plan through to implementation.

PMI's Aspiring Leaders’ Program Promotes New Ways of Thinking

Contractor Magazine

Program uses the art of Salvador Dali for lessons on leadership and creativity

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[VIDEO] Teen Contractor Runs His Own Demolition Company

Construction Equipment

14-year-old Lance Matheson runs his own demolition company, Sage Demolition and Land Clearing, near Salt Lake City alongside his family. The Volvo website says Matheson grew up around heavy equipment for as long as he can remember. He demolished his first house at age 12, and carries a state-issued

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Why the Industry Needs Increased Tech Collaboration to Keep Moving Forward

Construction Business Owner

The construction industry has a problem, and no, we're not talking about the labor shortage—at least not at the moment. We're talking about the lack of project collaboration and the silos that develop from the use of technological solutions from multiple providers on one jobsite.

Navistar Announces 2019 Technician Rodeo Champs

Construction Equipment

Technicians from Arizona, Ontario, Canada, and Yumbo, Colombia, finished first place within their category at Navistar’s 2019 Technician Rodeo. The technicians competed head-to-head in a series of stations designed to simulate service areas, including truck components and engines. Brandon

How to Reduce Your Workers' Exposure to Vibration

Construction Business Owner

There are several factors that may increase a worker’s potential exposure to vibration. Through research and development, Hilti has worked to help minimize power tool vibration using active vibration reduction (AVR) systems. This technology reduces vibration by up to two-thirds compared to conventional tools, allowing the products and tools to be used longer. The following are a few factors and how to mediate or reduce the associated risks and how to combat them

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ADT Technology Provides Traction, Stopping Power

Construction Equipment

Stopping 60-ton articulated dump trucks (ADTs) with full loads on a downward slope seems like it would be a tricky proposition, but manufacturers have technology in place to help ensure traction and make smooth, full stops. Here are some examples. Volvo ADTs have Automatic Traction Control, and 100

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Spartan Motors Acquires Royal Truck Body

Contractor Magazine

Royal joins Spartan’s Specialty Chassis and Vehicles (SCV) business unit and will continue under the Royal Truck Body name

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Rocket Stove for Underfloor Heating

Natural Building

Here is a video I found at permies.com where you can find a long discussion about the concept. You can also watch the video at www.youtube.com. The post Rocket Stove for Underfloor Heating appeared first on Natural Building Blog. Appropriate Technology Ecological Living Economics Permaculture

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From project planning to post-construction: Navigating the commissioning process

BD+C

This is the second post in our series examining the basics, benefits and boundaries of building commissioning. Read part one of the series here.

Sheffield recycler switches from Liebherr to Atlas scrap handler

Digger Blog

Sheffield based Norwood Metals has recently taken delivery of its first new Atlas scrap-handling machine. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

Illinois law sets maximum retainage on private projects

BD+C

A new Illinois law sets the maximum retainage clients can withhold from contractor payments on private projects. The change went into effect on August 20, and is expected to help many general contractors and subcontractors receive bigger checks earlier in the project timeline

ENR 2019 Top 100 Green Building Contractors and Design Firms: Sustainability Intensifies

ENR Construction

Designers and contractors are moving beyond a checklist of do’s and don’ts and are exploring new means of building green

Construction Employment Rises in August, Unemployment Rate near Historic Lows

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased by 14,000 jobs in August and by 177,000, or 2.4%, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed jobseekers with construction experience remained near historic lows, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Senate Committee Approves 11% Hike for Corps Civil Works

ENR Construction

In the 2020 appropriations measure for energy and water programs, which passed 31-0, the committee provided $7.75 billion for Corps civil works. That represents an increase of $752 million, or 11%, over the enacted 2019 level. Trump had proposed slashing Corps civil works in 2020 by $2.2

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Navistar Announces 2019 Tech Rodeo Champs

Construction Equipment

Technicians from Arizona, Ontario, Canada, and Yumbo, Colombia, finished first place within their category at Navistar’s 2019 Technician Rodeo. The technicians competed head-to-head in a series of stations designed to simulate service areas, including truck components and engines. Brandon

Trump Administration Rolls Back 2015 Clean Water Rule

ENR Construction

Industry, business and agricultural groups cheered the announcement, but Earthjustice President Abigail Dillen called the repeal of the 2015 rule “shameful and dangerous. No one is above the law, including the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers

Lawmakers Grill Corporations about PFAS Contamination

ENR Construction

At a Sept. 10 hearing, Democrats and some Republicans on the House Oversight Committee asked witnesses what lawmakers could do to begin to address the problem of PFAS

ENR Southeast Announces 2019 Excellence in Safety Award

ENR Construction

Judges recognize the Surf City Bridge Placement project in Surf City, N.C., with this year's top 'Best Projects' award for safety