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Improving Construction Communication And Workplace Productivity

Contractor Bookkeeping

The success of any business, large or small, depends largely on nurturing an efficient, productive workplace. While improving employee productivity should always be a priority when the ultimate goal is a sustainable and profitable business, the process is more straightforward said than done. In today's fast-paced construction industry, staying in touch and being productive is crucial for project success.

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Church kicks off $1B Brooklyn affordable housing project

Construction Dive

The first phase of the Innovative Urban Village includes 376 affordable units and retail and commercial space.

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Project Update: UMaine Shawn Walsh and Alfond Arena

PC Construction

After completing some enabling and selective demolition work, PC was excited to get to work on the Shawn Walsh and Alfond Arena Renovations and Additions project last month following UMaine’s commencement ceremony. The PC team is currently underway with underground site utilities and prepping for foundations that will begin this week. Originally built in 1977, there have been several additions and renovations to the Alfond Arena and the connection to the Shawn Walsh building.

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Local opposition to renewable energy projects ‘widespread and growing’: Columbia University report

Construction Dive

The report tracks 395 local restrictions on renewable energy development, with 55 of those emerging in the last year.

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Future-Proof Your Firm: Discover the Power of Next Gen Construction ERP

In the face of rising customer expectations and evolving industry standards, staying ahead in construction demands innovation. A Next Generation Construction ERP is designed to meet these challenges head-on. By integrating this advanced system into your tech stack, you empower your team with a single source of truth, enhancing decision-making and operational efficiency.

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AEC inspections are the key to financially viable office to residential adaptive reuse projects

BD+C

AEC inspections are the key to financially viable office to residential adaptive reuse projects 0 dbarista Fri, 06/14/2024 - 08:45 Multifamily Housing About a year ago our industry was abuzz with an idea that seemed like a one-shot miracle cure for both the shockingly high rate of office vacancies and the worsening housing shortage. The seemingly simple idea of converting empty office buildings to multifamily residential seemed like an easy and elegant solution.

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ABC: Construction Materials Prices Decrease

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction input prices decreased 0.9% in May compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data. Nonresidential construction input prices decreased 0.8% for the month. Overall construction input prices are 2.1% higher than a year ago, while nonresidential construction input prices are 2.2% higher.

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Consultants want Department of Infrastructure after general election

Construction Law

The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) has called on the new government to create a Department of Infrastructure to ensure that investment is strategic and prioritised. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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Optimizing fenestration designs for acoustical performance

Construction Specifier

By Rich Rinka Photo 2401811 © Tom Dowd | Dreamstime.com Fueled by traffic, construction, airplanes, and children playing in the schoolyard, noise pollution is an ongoing challenge. Many buildings, particularly those located near airports, freeways, and construction zones, struggle with undesirable acoustics. As more and more building owners request better acoustics in new and existing buildings, architects and contractors are seeking guidance on acoustical glass design and a better understanding

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Statutory review abandoned after failure to serve applications on time

Construction Law

Reading Borough Council has embarrassingly had to abandon a statutory review against the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Michael Gove, after failing to serve its application to other parties in time. The council looks set to continue to challenge the housing project involved when detailed planning applications are made. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

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Leading the Way in Construction EHS Software

The Verdantix Green Quadrant: EHS Software 2023 is an independent third-party analysis of 23 EHS software vendors (including Intelex) that provides an in-depth look at the technical capabilities, application breadth, innovation focus, and momentum of key environmental, health, and safety management software market players. The guide is essential reading for EHS software benchmarking, especially for understanding unique vendor strengths and capabilities.

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US Senate Approves Bipartisan Trio to Retain FERC Voting Quorum

ENR Construction

Two Democrats and a Republican are set to join the independent regulator of interstate oil and gas, hydropower and transmission projects.

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US Senate OKs Bipartisan Trio to Retain FERC Energy Voting Quorum

ENR Construction

Departing Democrat Allison Clements will be replaced, as two new Democrats and a Republican are set to join the independent regulator of interstate oil and gas, hydropower and transmission projects.

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