Tue.Apr 16, 2019

The Interconnected Construction Organization — Part 2: The Benefits of Integrated Construction Software in the Cloud

Surveyor

Integrated software can make workflows easier for contractors in both the office and the field. Imagine a construction work environment void of the frustration that comes with paperwork, outdated data, disconnected software solutions and the inability to effectively collaborate.

The top OSHA fines of Q1 2019

Construction Dive

Leading violations show that once again, inspections focused heavily on fall protection

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Infographic: Overcoming Construction Inefficiencies

Surveyor

The construction industry has traditionally been notorious for inefficiencies. But that dynamic is changing. Find out how with the following infographic: Software Trends United Kingdom Construction Technology Viewpoint for Projects

4 Reasons Why the Entire Pre-Construction Phase Is Key to Project Success

Wolgast Corporation

For both Design/Build and Construction Management delivery methods, the start of Pre-Construction Phase is Architectural Design and it’s a very exciting time for most building owners. They love the ideas, options, and decorating aspects for their building.

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

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

Two Business Expansions Bring 125 New Jobs To Michigan

Business Facilities

Electrical services firm Feyen Zylstra is adding second location in Walker, while German auto supplier MAHLE is expanding in St. Johns. Read: Two Business Expansions Bring 125 New Jobs To Michigan at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Multifamily rentals are still alive and kickin’

BD+C

Brace yourself. I’m about to unleash a tsunami of data to make the argument that the multifamily market is still going strong, despite all the sturm und drang about the coming global economic slowdown and its possible negative effect on apartment starts.

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Dematic Investing $30M In New Georgia Global HQ

Business Facilities

The supply chain technology and innovation company will create more than 230 jobs at its new headquarters in Midtown Atlanta's Tech Square. . Read: Dematic Investing $30M In New Georgia Global HQ at BusinessFacilities.com.

UMass Amherst’s new copper-clad Business Innovation Hub adds 70,000 sf to the university’s business school

BD+C

Umass Amherst’s new 70,000-sf Business Innovation Hub combines a new expansion with the partial renovation of the Isenberg School of Management. Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) designed the building with Goody Clancy as the architect of Record

Risk and reward in business (and some thoughts on finding the balance)

Construction Marketing Ideas

A few hours ago, we ran into a snag with the launch in less than three weeks of Ontario Construction News as a daily electronic newspaper.

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Take The Stress Out Of Identifying Cost Of Goods Sold And Other Construction Accounting Confusions

Contractor Bookkeeping

Contractors often ask us if they can buy our Chart Of Accounts with Cost of Goods Sold and import them into their QuickBooks Desktop file or their QuickBooks Online file. The answer is yes! Click here for QuickBooks Desktop Chart of Accounts with Cost of Goods Sold.

Pentagon to identify projects sidelined for border wall

Construction Dive

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he has "not yet decided" whether to authorize military funds for this purpose, but told the department to make the money available

Job Order Contracting - Untitled Article

Job Order Contracting

Controlling the Costs of Job Order Contract Work Orders. Job Order Contracting can provide significant benefits over traditional construction services procurement and project delivery methods.

Laser Scan Data Integral to Fast Track Rebuild of Notre Dame Cathedral

ENR Construction

3D scans and high-resolution photography performed in 2015 could provide engineers a shortcut for reconstruction efforts

Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia: The Perfect Place

Business Facilities

Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia is a vibrant and premier location for business development opportunities. Located midway between Atlanta and Orlando in the heart of South Georgia, Valdosta-Lowndes County is strategically positioned for businesses to access and serve the global economy.

Tutor Perini denies fault in Central Subway project delays

Construction Dive

Setbacks on the $1.6 billion line can be attributed to the San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority's design errors, the general contractor said

TDIndustries Hires Steve Cunningham as New Chief People Officer

Contractor Magazine

In his new role at TD, Cunningham will support the growth of a company that has grown to 2,600 employee-owners

French President Vows to Rebuild Fire-Collapsed Notre Dame Roof and Iconic Spire

ENR Construction

But UK and US experts are concerned if the stability of the cathedral's masonry is at risk

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HR Distress? There's A PEO for That

Construction Business Owner

Having a PEO as an HR partner makes it easier to navigate the complexities of multistate compliance issues and minimizes the risk of costly penalties or lawsuits—no matter how many worksites you have or where they’re located.

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[VIDEO] Plans for Floating City Prototype Underway

Construction Equipment

Un-Habitat, a United Nations Group that promotes socially and environmentally sustainable communities, discussed the possibility of building a self-sustaining, floating city sometime in the near future. According to a HuffPost article, a new development company, Oceanix, launched this vision for a

Mountain States Snapshot: Alta High School Project

ENR Construction

Construction photographs chosen by our editors

3 New York Worker Deaths in One Week

Construction Equipment

A worker was crushed to death Saturday when a crane counterweight fell on him on a construction site in New York’s lower Manhattan. According to the Morning Call, this is the third NYC construction worker death within the last week. The counterweight fell on 34-year-old Gregory Echevarria as he was

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator rebounds in February

BD+C

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Case Awards $25K in Free Equipment Rental

Construction Equipment

Case has awarded its $25,000 Dire States Equipment Grant to Chapin, South Carolina for the East Chapin Sewer Force Main Project. The grant awards the company $25,000 in free equipment rental. The project will install a new parallel force main to relieve pressures on existing sewer force main and

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See ENR New York's Preliminary List of Top Contractors

ENR Construction

Why Robots and Humans Should Coexist On Site

Construction Equipment

According to an article in Wired, automating elements of the construction process is considered more than just good engineering, it is also smart business. These technological benefits are no longer theoretical. Wired reports that by comparing the cost and time spent on human-built walls to walls

Archadeck Outdoor Living Opens New Central Maine Location

Green Industry Professionals

Archadeck Outdoor Living announces the opening of Archadeck of Central Maine. This new Archadeck location is owned and operated by TJ Langerak.Starting in April 2019, Archadeck of Central Maine will offer outdoor living space design and building

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VR Goggles Unveil Construction Project

Construction Equipment

An Arizona construction project is using virtual reality goggles as a way to show off its vision to the community through its first “digital” construction project. The project, the development of Eastmark High School in Mesa will help save paper, and potentially taxpayer dollars, according to an

What do mechanical contractors do?

Geniebelt

The term “contractor” is a very broad one — it covers anyone who does any contracted work for a company. It can be further broken down into more specific categories — general, electrical, finishing, HVAC, mechanical. Today, we’re going to focus on just one of these categories: mechanical contractors. What are mechanical contractors, what do. Guest posts contractor vs subcontractor contractors general contractor mechanical

2019 Hardscape North America Regional Installer Competitions Underway

Green Industry Professionals

Regional winners will have the opportunity to compete for the title of HNA Champion later this year

Exclusive Formula Improves Spreadability, Consistent Growth and Color for 3 Months

Green Industry Professionals

Target Specialty Products Turf Fuel G 24-0-11 Mini features improved spreadability, consistent growth and color, and non-staining and controlled release micro advanced nutrient pack

Innovative Design Offers Efficient Alternative to Pre-Grown Panel Walls

Green Industry Professionals

GSky Living Green Walls introduces Versa Wall XT for exterior installation

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The Ultimate All-around Mowing Experience

Green Industry Professionals

Cub Cadet's Ultima Series zero-turn lawn mowers are fully reimagined to elevate each detail of the mowing experience

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Vermeer Upgrades Stump Cutter Line with SC70TX

Green Industry Professionals

Vermeer's SC70TX offers powerful cutting performance, fast travel speeds and operator presence controls