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Accelerating Your Month-End Close with Financial Automation

Construction Business Owner

Promote to rotator No Rotator Image Status of webinar Upcoming Closing the books can be a time-intensive task for construction finance teams. Thu, 03/28/2024 - 12:00 1:00 p.m. Central Closing the books can be a time-intensive task for construction finance teams. It might take days of detailed work, cause backlogs on other projects, and unearth errors that have to be corrected.

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Playing it Safe: The Q3/Q4 2023 Quarterly Construction Metrics Index

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Check out this quarterly report on project starts, contract values, hiring, cash flows, materials pricing, and our customers' first-hand experiences.

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The REAL Barrier to Improved Facilities Lifecycle Management

Job Order Contracting

The REAL Barrier to Improved Facilities Lifecycle Management lies in the four cohorts of the status quo. The four cohorts of the status quo #1 The first group cares about the policy. They benefit from it. They’ve organized themselves around it. (It makes no sense to argue with the first group.) #2 The second group cares about stability. They have limited bandwidth, and they’re not particularly interested in reconsidering everything, all the time. #3 The third group doesn’t care that much. #4 And

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Michigan is no longer a ‘right-to-work’ state

Construction Dive

The repeal, which took effect Tuesday, is the first such reversal since states began implementing laws that prohibit union security agreements in the 1940s.

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Optimize Operational Processes With an Industry-Specific ERP

As the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems in the construction industry is critical to optimizing operations, it's critical that decision makers conduct a thorough software evaluation to find the one that best aligns to their needs.

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5 things developers should know about mass timber

BD+C

5 things developers should know about mass timber 0 qpurcell Thu, 02/15/2024 - 13:36 Mass Timber Gensler's Erik Barth, architect and regional design resilience leader, shares considerations for developers when looking at mass timber solutions. Erik Barth Regulations Mass Timber Wood The Changing Built Environment The U.N.’s International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sixth assessment report on climate change is an urgent call to action for the building industry.

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Laser Ablation Shows Promise for Removing Bridge Coatings

ENR Construction

Process has been used in automotive, welding, military and aerospace industries, but is still relatively new for infrastructure, with one materials group set to adopt a standard and technical guide.

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LivAway Suites expands as infrastructure spending boosts extended stay demand

Construction Dive

The brand’s latest hotel groundbreaking in Dewitt, New York, is poised to benefit from a nearby $100 billion, federally funded factory project.

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Continuous insulation: Construction’s new frontier

Construction Specifier

By Joseph Goley The increased use of continuous insulation (c.i.) represents a fundamental shift in the way building insulation and energy efficiency efforts are approached in construction. As conversations around sustainability and energy conservation gain traction, c.i. has received greater attention among both commercial and residential customers.

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5 of the biggest OSHA fines of Q4 2023

Construction Dive

One builder faces over $1.8 million in initial citations due to the use of updated instance-by-instance rules.

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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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Heading Up and Down The Escalator of Life

ENR Construction

Wars and political tensions are escalating, and so is migration. Also on the rise are expectations that artificial intelligence will transform life and business as we know it.

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Finally, an Easy, Affordable Smart Lock Solution to Replace Old Deadbolts

BD+C

Finally, an Easy, Affordable Smart Lock Solution to Replace Old Deadbolts 1 kcichowicz Thu, 02/15/2024 - 12:45 MFPRO+ Video The DBolt Touch is a smart locking solution that gives multifamily property owners and managers the ability to easily upgrade from mechanical deadbolts.

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Will Real Estate Developers Soon Hold Back Even More Payments?

ENR Construction

If buildings could talk, the elegant Sharon Building at 55 New Montgomery St. in San Francisco would have stories to tell.

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Lego Picks Gray and Hourigan JV for $1B Virginia Plant Project

ENR Construction

The manufacturing facility plans call for 13 buildings totaling 1.7 million sq ft on a 340-acre site in Chesterfield County, Va., outside Richmond.

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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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AI-based Tool Optimizes Construction Schedules Straight From P6

ENR Construction

ALICE Technologies' schedule analysis and re-sequencing AI algorithm no longer requires a full BIM to generate possible alternate schedules.

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Construction Economics for February 19, 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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Coalition Seeks Revamp of OMB Oversight of Buy America Policies

ENR Construction

Construction industry groups want OMB to focus on general policy and give individual agencies more authority over the specifics.

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City of Boise, Denver Water Selected as 2024 Mountain States Owners of the Year

ENR Construction

Two regional entities are honored for their projects under development and their impact in the Mountain States.

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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. If you are a Specialty Contractor or Self-performing GC, you do not want to miss out on this essential guide!

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ENR Midwest Previews Top Starts for 2023

ENR Construction

This blog will comment on all matters related to design and construction in the Midwest.

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ENR Brought Ideas of “Father of Soil Mechanics” to the US

ENR Construction

More art than science, earthwork engineering relied heavily on local custom in 1904 when Karl Terzaghi (1883-1963) earned his engineering degree in Austria.

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ENR Brought Ideas of Soil Mechanics Pioneer to the US

ENR Construction

More art than science, earthwork engineering relied heavily on local custom in 1904 when Karl Terzaghi (1883-1963) earned an engineering degree in Austria.

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Industry Leads for the Week of February 19, 2024

ENR Construction

Information derived from Industrial Reports, a market intelligence firm specializing in industrial construction and equipment leads.

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Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. The InEight Global Capital Projects Outlook also finds over half see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. But these are only some of the findings. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

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PWC NY Launches Scholarship Program

ENR Construction

Submissions are due March 31 for the New York Chapter of the Professional Women in Construction's scholarship

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FAA Picks Winners for $970M in Airport Terminal Grants

ENR Construction

Applications far exceed the funds FAA has available.

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Pulse for the Week of February 19, 2024

ENR Construction

Project news from Dodge Data & Analytics for the week of February 19, 2024.

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