Mon.Nov 23, 2020

All Things Touchless Boosts Protections for Onsite Staff

Wolgast Corporation

Through the pandemic, business leaders have learned that the importance of making work spaces safer within a commercial, industrial or institutional building and still be functional for workers, students, patients, patrons, clients, or whoever else may cross the threshold.

What Is Transported Soil | Transported Soil Definition | Classification of Transported Soil | Residual Soil and Transported Soil

CivilJungle

What Is Transported Soil? Soil is formed through the process of weathering of the rocks. Soil is a natural resource which is present on our earth. Weathering of the soil is the physical breakdown and chemical alteration of the earth materials at the surface level.

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Nice-Pak To Create More Than 300 Jobs In Arkansas

Business Facilities

The wet wipe maker will increase manufacturing capacity at its Jonesboro, AR facility to meet the unprecedented need for its products due to the the COVID-19 pandemic. Read: Nice-Pak To Create More Than 300 Jobs In Arkansas at BusinessFacilities.com.

Everything You Need to Know About Concrete Slabs in Building Construction

The Constructor

Concrete slabs are structural elements used to create flat horizontal surfaces, like floors, ceilings, and roof decks. They support and transfer the. Building Technology Guide Slab Design Structural Engineering

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 Supply Chain Industry: All The Essentials

Business Facilities

River Ridge Commerce Center in Southern Indiana has a central location, a large bank of land ready to develop and an abundant supply of clean water. Read: The Supply Chain Industry: All The Essentials at BusinessFacilities.com.

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New industrywide clay brick EPD launched

BD+C

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has launched a new industrywide clay brick Environmental Product Declaration. The EPD contributes toward LEED v.4.0 and v.4.1 materials and resources requirements.

Home Trends: What’s Current and to Come, According to the Experts

Pro Builder

Home Trends: What’s Current and to Come, According to the Experts. cbroderick. Mon, 11/23/2020 - 10:00. The New Home Institute hosted a panel of four housing experts to examine the changing housing design trends. Caroline Broderick, Associate Editor.

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2021: Five Steps for Construction Starts with the Worker

Constructech

We have roughly six weeks left in 2020. Too many people I have come in contact with in the past eight months have echoed something of the same sentiment: I can’t wait until 2020 is over.

Leasing Confidence Edges Up

Construction Equipment

An index measuring confidence in the equipment-leasing industry moved up in November to 56.1 from 55.0 in October. The Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) is from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. The survey was conducted prior to the November

Webinar Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our webinars, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how webinars have affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button:

First All-Women Built Home Breaks Ground in Utah

Pro Builder

First All-Women Built Home Breaks Ground in Utah. cbroderick. Mon, 11/23/2020 - 09:50. There’s a project like no other being built in Saratoga Springs, Utah, where everything from engineering to plumbing is being done solely by women.

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Readying for the Work of the Future

Constructech

For those of you who attended Autodesk University Virtual last week, you already know it was a bevy of big announcements for the construction industry. For those who didn’t have an opportunity to attend, let’s dig into some of the releases now.

Leasing, Finance Volume Up in October

Construction Equipment

Overall new business volume for leasing and financing equipment was up in October compared to September, but down for the year compared to 2019, according to the Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25). The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association publishes the Index, which reports on the

Agility is the game-changer in the post-COVID world

BD+C

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Reader Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button below:

OSHA Lists Frequent Covid Violations

Construction Equipment

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued guidance and an accompanying one-pager to help employers understand which coronavirus safety standards are most frequently cited during coronavirus-related inspections. OSHA based these documents on data

18+ Features To Consider When Building A New Home

Civiconcepts

Are you planning to build a new home and confused about what to consider? Then here are some of the features that can help you.

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Nonresidential Construction Employment Expands in October, says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The construction industry added 84,000 net new jobs in October, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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PMI20 Manufacturing Success Conference Held Virtually

Contractor Magazine

The conference, organized by Plumbing Manufacturers International, featured an array of speakers and finished with a virtual happy hour. Industry Event News

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

AEM Names 2021 Boards, Officers

Construction Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced its 2021 officers and directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors, as well as its Construction Equipment Sector Board, at its annual meeting. 2021 Officers, AEM Board of Directors AEM Chair: Steven Berglund, executive chairman

How Now, Cloud?

Constructech

The cloud is getting puffier as companies and individuals fill it with data of all types, applications that can be accessed from anywhere, and millions of bytes of cute cat pictures. Stay-at-home orders and remote working has given more clout to the cloud.

Construction employment is down in three-fourths of states since February.

BD+C

Longevity of the Design Beyond the Architect’s Office

Constructech

In the age of technology, one could assume that construction and design have never been more in sync. In reality, both seem to be parting ways due to the lack of project collaboration, effective communication, and poor implementation of technology.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How to Step Up Your Game on Loss Control & Claims Management

Construction Business Owner

How to Step Up Your Game on Loss Control & Claims Management. Achieving favorable terms in a hard property & casualty insurance market. Greg Ragsdale. Mon, 11/23/2020 - 19:11.

Mine Blasting Tech is Semi Automatic

Construction Equipment

Orica and Epiroc have developed a semi-automatic explosives delivery system for underground mining, labeled Avatel. According to the developers, the system eliminates charge crew exposure at the face. Avatel provides safe access for an operator in the cab to execute the development cycle while

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NY-NJ Port Authority May Cut Capital Plans By $1.2B

ENR Construction

Agency projects a two-year revenue loss of $3 billion

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XL Specialized Trailers to Expand Iowa HQ

Construction Equipment

XL Specialized Trailers is planning a $6 to $7 million expansion to its headquarters in Manchester, Iowa, an expansion that will increase production capacity by over 30 percent. The new development, which will be underway at the end of 2020 or early 2021, will add roughly 55,000 square feet to the

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GBCI turns over GRESB ownership to global investment firm

BD+C

Green Business Certification Inc. GBCI ) says it is transitioning its ownership of GRESB to Summit Partners, a global alternative investment firm

Why Some Companies May See Hefty Tax Bills from PPP Loans

Pro Builder

Why Some Companies May See Hefty Tax Bills from PPP Loans. cbroderick. Mon, 11/23/2020 - 09:43. Some construction companies may receive large tax bills relating to Paycheck Protection Program loans, says the Internal Revenue Service.

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Why the Portland Contract Equity Program Got Poor Reviews

ENR Construction

But a state minority contractors group differs on key points from a city audit of set-aside contracting results

What Is Transported Soil | Transported Soil Definition | Classification of Transported Soil | Residual Soil and Transported Soil

CivilJungle

What Is Transported Soil? Soil is formed through the process of weathering of the rocks. Soil is a natural resource which is present on our earth. Weathering of the soil is the physical breakdown and chemical alteration of the earth materials at the surface level.