Fri.Feb 08, 2019

Build Quality Leads with Enhanced Google Ads Tactics

Construction Marketing Blog

The construction market is expected to remain competitive in 2019 and that’s a positive position for companies. A strong market correlates to higher demand and more potential business for you to gain. It may also cause more competitors to enter the construction services space as well.

BI(m): BIM data without models

BD+C

Over the last several years, owners have begun to grasp that BIM can deliver more than just 3D models and better trade coordination.

ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum announce plans to build $10B LNG export facility

Construction Dive

The Golden Pass project in Texas is part of ExxonMobil's $50 billion plan to expand its U.S. facilities during the next five years

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Dubai’s newest supertall will be covered in digital displays

BD+C

Dubai Holding has recently unveiled details and renderings for the planned Burj Jumeira, a 550-meter-tall (1,804 feet) tower in Al Sufouh. The tower will be the centerpiece of Downtown Jumeira, a pedestrian friendly mixed-use urban destination

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

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

The Home Improvement And Repair Contractor Success M.A.P.

Contractor Bookkeeping

You started your service business doing what you love thinking all you had to do was get good jobs, finish the work promptly, and make a lot of money. Then one day you get a rude awakening that getting jobs done and doing the work was only a small part of being in the home service industry.

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Dollar Tree Will Invest $130M In New Texas Distribution Center

Business Facilities

The operator of discount variety stores plans to create more than 300 new jobs for the Rosenberg, TX and surrounding communities. Read: Dollar Tree Will Invest $130M In New Texas Distribution Center at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Why You Should Consider Redefining Your Involvement in the BIM Process

Construction Business Owner

How to and why you should harness BIM’s ability to offer a full understanding of the construction project

2 contractors settle SBA 8(a) fraud allegations for $3.6M

Construction Dive

The VMJ Construction/Vigil Contracting case is an example of how costly penalties can be for procurement fraud under the federal program

ATV Parts Manufacturer To Launch Operations In Indiana

Business Facilities

Armor Plastics, a new plastic coating company, will invest $13.4 million to revitalize a vacant industrial site in Madison, IN. Read: ATV Parts Manufacturer To Launch Operations In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Chain Survey – Procedure, Applicability, Survey Stations and Their Selection

The Constructor

Chain surveying considered to be the simplest method of surveying in which measurements are taken in the field and other works like plotting. Surveying

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T-Rex Strong Tape Put To The Log Test

Construction Informer

The post T-Rex Strong Tape Put To The Log Test appeared first on Construction Informer Blog. Construction Products Trending

Types of plasticizers commonly used and their benefits

Construction Cost Estimating

Plasticizers & super-plasticizers facilitate concrete to enhance it's workability. Due to it’s strong fluidity, shotcrete is highly beneficial.

How to Choose the Ideal Track & Tread for Your Compact Track Loader

Construction Business Owner

Your guide to choosing the right track and tread for your compact track loader

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Oslo, Norway’s downtown goes virtually car-free

BD+C

Oslo, Norway made its downtown practically car-free with notable positive results. The city converted parking spots to bike lanes and added plants, tiny parks, and benches. Cars were banned on some streets, discouraging driving in the downtown

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Determining Your Must-Do Role

Construction Business Owner

What is the No. 1 function that could help you generate the highest revenue, increase equity and/or produce the best project results? As a business owner, you must identify your companywide must-do roles (MDRs) and delegate them to the right employees.

Sidewall Protector Reduces Risk of OTR Tire Damage

Construction Equipment

Argonics has developed a sidewall protector for wheel loader tires. The sidewall protector uses a proprietary urethane formulation, Kryptane, which was engineered for extreme conditions in applications involving abrasion, sliding, or impact, the company says. According to Argonics, the special

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Related wins TIF approval for $7B mixed-use Chicago riverfront project

Construction Dive

The subsidy could generate as much as $551 million for infrastructure on the 62-acre plan dubbed The 78, which could receive the go-ahead next month

JLG Launches Supervisor Training Program, Teaches New ANSI Standards

Construction Equipment

JLG Industries has announced the addition of the mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) Supervisor Training to its training program in response to new ANSI standards for mobile MEWP equipment. According to the company, the new standards will also require the supervisors of MEWP operators to complete

Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Proposals: How To Write Them

Help Everybody Everyday

Every day, thousands of people are hard at work writing (and managing the efforts) for architecture proposals, engineering proposals, or construction proposals. In this post, I want to dive into some of the nuances you might encounter while writing proposals for the AEC industry.

Equipment Operator Dead After Soil Compactor Topples Over

Construction Equipment

The Arizona Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a deadly construction accident involving a soil compactor. In a video, it appears the roller has toppled over, killing the operator inside. A chopper flew over the scene afterward, filming a police and an ambulance on site.

How To Write A Good Proposal: Proposal Writing Basics

Help Everybody Everyday

Whether it’s a business, project, or a different type of proposal, the goal is the same: to convince the reader to make the choice you propose. Therefore, your proposal has to be persuasive. In this post, I won’t just cover how to write a proposal.

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Video Timeline: Four Deaths in One Year at I-4 Construction Site

Construction Equipment

Florida's WFTV news covered each I-4 construction site fatality, totaling at four deaths within the past year.

Proposal Structure: The Sections Your Proposal Will Need

Help Everybody Everyday

Your proposal structure will contain several sections. Your proposal may have some or all of these sections depending on what information your client asks for. Let’s explore what a proposal format might look like by getting to know the sections you might include in your proposal.

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Kevin Smith Named President of Subsite, HammerHead

Construction Equipment

Kevin Smith has been named president of Subsite Electronics and HammerHead Trenchless, both Charles Machine Works companies. Kevin has a proven track record of more than 25 years with Charles Machine Works companies,” Charles Machine Works CEO Rick Johnson said in a press release. “He He has served

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Business Proposal Templates: What You Need To Know

Help Everybody Everyday

If you are new to writing business proposals, you would benefit from a business proposal template. Free Business Proposal Templates. I’ve provided links for different proposal templates that you can download for free.

Former Browns Player Tackles Landscaping

Green Industry Professionals

The football player is now the driving force behind N.F.L. Nature’s Finest Landscaping) Landscape, Design and Construction

Proposal Writing Format – My Proposal Writing Formula

Help Everybody Everyday

Now that we understand some basic rules governing proposal writing and the different sections of a proposal, let’s look at the basic formula for how to write a proposal. Let’s learn the proposal writing format. The Proposal Writing Format. The formula is, in essence, a story.

A clear solution for Harvard's Klarman Hall

BD+C

Last October 2018, Harvard Business School celebrated the official dedication of Klarman Hall. This new 120,000 square foot, state-of-the-art convening center features a 1,000-seat auditorium that is large enough to host the entire MBA class. The glass atrium floods the multi-purpose lobby with natural light, as well as provide a visual connection between the interior of the building and the outdoor environment, as if to invite the community members to gather in the shared space

How Millennials Are Changing the Landscape Sector

Green Industry Professionals

Driven by social media trends and environmental consciousness, millennials are shaping landscape design and lawn maintenance services

Robin’s Robotic Mowers Now Have a Patented Doggie Door Just for Them

Green Industry Professionals

Robin introduced and patented an automatic door for the robotic mower to go between fenced front and backyards

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