Sun.May 12, 2019

Recycled Restaurant Waste Cooking Oil Can Trigger Insurance Pollution Exclusion

Green Building Law Update

In a case having broad implications given the wide mandatory recycling of restaurant waste cooking oil across the country, in a decision filed on April 29, 2019, a federal appeals court held that contaminated recycled fat could trigger the “pollution exclusion” in an insurance policy.

Valuation of Building – Methods and Calculation of Valuation

The Constructor

Valuation of Building Valuation of building or property is the method of calculating the present marketable cost of a building. Valuation of a. Building Technology Guide Construction Engineering & Management Estimating & Costing

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The perils of transparency

Construction Marketing Ideas

Michael Stone in a recent newsletter describes a contractor with what appears to be a partner from hell, describing the problems with “transparency” — that is, letting your customers probe under the hood and dig into the estimates and cost structure of your business.

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Reason for damaging & collapsing of concrete buildings

Construction Cost Estimating

A reinforced concrete building gets damaged and collapses due to several reasons such as sliding of roofs, falling of walls, crushing of columns, short column effects, diagonal cracking, foundation sinking and tilting etc. Types and Causes for Damage and Collapse of Concrete Buildings.

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

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

Southwest Roundup: RTC Does Infrastructure Week; Drew Gets NYC Architect; Novus Corridor; Regional Firms Nab Awards

ENR Construction

Among news of note are details on awards and recognitions, as well as updates on developments including the long-shuttered tallest building in Las Vegas

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Why utility vehicles make sense in landscaping

Green Industry Professionals

Today’s utility vehicles can handle a variety of terrain, quickly transport employees, haul heavy loads and power attachments. Plus, they are less expensive to operate than a pickup truck

JCB 504-13 Loadall Subcompact Telescopic Handler

Green Industry Professionals

Subcompact model has a 4,000-lb. lift capacity and maximum lift height of 13 ft.