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Winter Watch: Rules to Protect Your Jobsite

Construction Business Owner

Winter Watch: Rules to Protect Your Jobsite. ccapoccia. Tue, 11/29/2022 - 20:56.

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12 Different Types of Gardens | Most Popular Types of Gardening | Top Garden Types With Pictures

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Introduction To Garden At that time when the world turned out to be more enlightened and the high societies started to have the pros of getting a charge out of … 12 Different Types of Gardens | Most Popular Types of Gardening | Top Garden Types With Pictures Read More ».

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Do You Believe in Miracles?

Contractor Magazine

Brent Ridley of Miracle Mechanical is giving back by way of what he knows best—installing plumbing and HVAC systems for the less fortunate. Plumbing / Plumbing Contractor

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Purchasing Staffing Ratio: What Should It Be?

Pro Builder

Purchasing Staffing Ratio: What Should It Be? ibush. Tue, 11/29/2022 - 15:31. How to figure out proper staffing in your purchasing department to balance costs and value with profitability. Tony Callahan.

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The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

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How To Fix Running Toilet | 5 Best Ways Running Toilet Fix | How To Fix A Toilet That Keeps Running | Fix Running Toilet

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The running toilet not only makes a lot of noise and is irritating, but it also indicates you are using more water than usual, which might increase your utility bills.

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First Federal Guidance Issued for Climate Act Tax Break Labor Rules

ENR Construction

Much anticipated US Treasury Dept. release adds detail on Inflation Reduction Act wage and training standards to accelerate clean energy project incentives, but some issues and potential conflicts have yet to be addressed, says industry

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Protecting a structure against air intrusion

Construction Specifier

Photos courtesy Georgia-Pacific. By John Chamberlin. Air barriers create airtightness and help protect against energy loss, water infiltration, and other hazards impacting the durability and resiliency of a building and the comfort and health of its occupants.

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Bechtel Wins Phase 1 Contract for $20B Intel Chip Plant Project

ENR Construction

Contractor launched its manufacturing and technology business unit earlier this year, with a focus that includes semiconductor plant construction

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Tech Layoffs Are on the Rise—Here’s What That May Mean for the Housing Market

Pro Builder

Tech Layoffs Are on the Rise—Here’s What That May Mean for the Housing Market. ldeakins. Tue, 11/29/2022 - 10:26. Major tech companies are laying off employees en masse, and an uptick in unemployment could spell trouble for a number of prospective homebuyers.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

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Court Clears Contractor Weston Solutions of Mine Spill Liability

ENR Construction

Firm was EPA contractor at defunct Gold King mine in Colorado when 3 M gal of toxic wastewater spilled into nearby rivers and states, but judge refuted New Mexico damage claim that firm had responsibility

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The Share of Homebuyers Looking To Relocate Is on the Rise

Pro Builder

The Share of Homebuyers Looking To Relocate Is on the Rise. ldeakins. Tue, 11/29/2022 - 10:31. Coastal homebuyers bogged down by record high housing costs are relocating to more affordable Sun Belt metros to get more bang for their buck. Almost one quarter (24.1%) of all U.S.

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Outstanding Work Displayed at ENR New England's 2022 Best Projects Awards

ENR Construction

ENR New England’s 2022 Best Projects Awards took place on Nov. 29 in Boston

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Could Rising Inventory Overload an Off-Kilter Housing Market?

Pro Builder

Could Rising Inventory Overload an Off-Kilter Housing Market? ldeakins. Tue, 11/29/2022 - 10:36. A flood of new listings at the start of 2023 could cause home prices to plunge, but the pace of an ongoing market correction will be determined by the Fed's revised monetary policy.

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Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

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Senate Panel Clears Bhatt, Biden's Pick to Lead FHWA

ENR Construction

Bhatt, most recently a senior vice president with AECOM, previously led the Delaware and Colorado state transportation departments

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Washington Builders Introduce New Workforce Training Programs to Tackle Labor Shortage

Pro Builder

Washington Builders Introduce New Workforce Training Programs to Tackle Labor Shortage. ldeakins. Tue, 11/29/2022 - 10:43. Industry leaders in Washington are rolling out a number of new training programs and initiatives meant to connect young adults with career opportunities in the skilled trades.

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First 'Guidance' Issued for Climate Act Tax Break Labor Use

ENR Construction

Much anticipated US Treasury Dept. release adds some detail on Inflation Reduction Act wage and training standards to accelerate clean energy project incentives, but industry says key issues and potential conflicts have yet to be addressed

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The Share of New Homes With a Two-Story Foyer Declined in 2021

Pro Builder

The Share of New Homes With a Two-Story Foyer Declined in 2021. ldeakins. Tue, 11/29/2022 - 10:48. The trend of the two-story foyer is on the decline as builders and homebuyers seek out more efficient ways to save space in new-construction projects.

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The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses.