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Construction Change Order Fundamentals

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No Rotator Image Change orders are an inevitable part of doing business as a contractor and can often mean more revenue. Thu, 03/07/2024 - 12:00 1:00 p.m. Central Change orders are an inevitable part of doing business as a contractor and can often mean more revenue. However, when mismanaged, change orders can be time-consuming and disruptive to the relationship between the contractor and their customer.

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15 Factors Affecting Durability of Concrete

The Constructor

A durable concrete is defined as one that performs satisfactorily under the expected exposure conditions for the specified lifespan of the structure. Understanding the myriad factors influencing concrete durability is essential for ensuring the long-term integrity of constructions. Below, we delve into the comprehensive array of factors that impact the durability of concrete: Factors Affecting […] The post 15 Factors Affecting Durability of Concrete appeared first on The Constructor.

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Kiewit-Shea JV nabs $1B Baltimore Amtrak tunnel contract

Construction Dive

It’s part of the $6 billion effort to replace the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel, which poses the biggest bottleneck on the Northeast Corridor.

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CHRYSO & GCP Present Low Carbon Concrete Innovations at Canadian Concrete Expo

GCP Applied Technologies

CHRYSO & GCP Present Low Carbon Concrete Innovations at Canadian Concrete Expo Phillip.fry@gc… Wed, 02/07/2024 - 12:40 Solving Canada’s toughest concrete challenges, connect with experts at Booth #2472 GCP Applied Technologies February 07, 2024 Feb. 7, 2024 – CHRYSO & GCP (Saint-Gobain Construction Chemicals), a worldwide leader in sustainable construction, will showcase their latest advancements in sustainable concrete solutions (Booth #2472) at the Canadian Concrete Expo, February 14-15, 2024,

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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H-1B visa final rule changes selection process in effort to prevent fraud

Construction Dive

Additional H-1B regulatory actions are on the horizon, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Jan. 30.

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Drexel researchers create AI system to spot cracks in infrastructure

Construction Dive

The team wants to use the same technology leveraged in facial recognition and drug development to flag warning signs in aging public works.

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In Final Rule, EPA Tightens Air Quality Standards for Particulates

ENR Construction

The tighter air pollution standard was long sought by health and environmental justice groups but faced criticism from manufacturing and construction industry associations.

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FEMA to help communities pay for net-zero energy projects post-disaster

Construction Dive

Communities can now leverage the agency’s grant programs to install solar microgrids, heat pumps and passive cooling when rebuilding schools, hospitals, fire stations and other infrastructure in disaster’s wake.

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In Final Rule, EPA Tightens Air Quality Standards for Particulates

ENR Construction

The tighter air pollution standard had been long sought by health and environmental justice groups, but has faced criticism from manufacturing and construction industry associations.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. 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 will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

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AECOM Q1 revenue, profits up as backlog dips

Construction Dive

CEO Troy Rudd cited strength in water, resilience and other infrastructure markets, but the firm pulled two previously announced deals from its development pipeline.

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$776M Broadway Curve Job Among Projects Revamping Phoenix Highways

ENR Construction

Projects totaling more than $1.3 billion are revamping major sections of highway throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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How one California contractor used a digital whiteboard to streamline project schedules

Construction Dive

Collaborative software allowed California Engineering Contractors’ field managers to give more direct input into plans.

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Construction Economics for February 12, 2024

ENR Construction

ENR’s 20-city average cost indexes, wages and materials prices. Historical data and details for ENR’s 20 cities can be found at ENR.

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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.