Fri.Jul 16, 2021

Managing Field Workers Effectively In Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

The construction manager is conditioned to avoid emergencies by being proactive. It is necessary to have systems in place to deal with emergencies when they arise.

11 Safety Tips When Handling And Storing Construction Materials

Construction Marketing

Material handling and storage efficiency are especially critical in the construction industry. There are many heavy-duty and temperature-sensitive materials to consider, and damage and theft concerns may arise anytime. .

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How To Get a General Contractor’s License in Alabama?

The Constructor

You must be aware of how each state in the US handles licensing differently— even when it comes to something like being a general contractor. Careers and Licensing

Made in America 2021

Contractor Magazine

Our nation’s manufacturers show the innovation, leadership and grit that made this country. Media Galleries

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Floating Slab | Float Slab Foundation | Floating Concrete Slabs

Civiconcepts

What Is a Floating Slab? Floating Slabs are concrete slabs that are laid on the ground without any anchoring, such that it simply sits and floats on them. The floating … Floating Slab | Float Slab Foundation | Floating Concrete Slabs Read More ».

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Home Remodeling Expected to Remain Strong Through 2022

Pro Builder

Home Remodeling Expected to Remain Strong Through 2022. cbroderick. Fri, 07/16/2021 - 10:29. Home remodeling is expected to pick up speed and remain elevated for the next 12 months, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University’s Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity.

SOM to lead the design of the 2026 Milan-Cortina Olympic Village

BD+C

Following an international competition that featured 27 groups comprised of 71 studios from nine different countries, SOM has been selected to design the Olympic Village for the 2026 Milan-Cortina Olympics

This Home Design Exemplifies Housing's Future

Pro Builder

This Home Design Exemplifies Housing's Future. cbroderick. Fri, 07/16/2021 - 10:21.

A new stadium in San Diego tops off

BD+C

This week, a building team that includes Clark Construction Group topped out the 35,000-seat-capacity Aztec Stadium at San Diego State University

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.

How to connect your Snagging & QHSE processes to avoid claims and regain control

Lets Build

Keeping track of what is happening on site is challenging if you don’t have the right tools to help you.

How Do I Create an Online Job Application?

ExactHire - Restaurants

If you’re like most employers, the current worker shortage has you rethinking your hiring strategy. This is especially true in industries like construction, restaurant, and home service.

What Does Green Hard Hat Mean?

Work Gearz

As there are separate uniform for particular professionals, like for doctors it is white apron, for fire fighters it is red uniform, for office workers it is formals, so are there different color codes of hard hats for different professionals.

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Construction Employment Trails Pre-Pandemic Level in 39 States, Reports AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment in June remained below the levels reached before the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 39 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data.

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

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

Fifth Canada Tower Crane Fatality Is An Engineer Not Linked to Project

ENR Construction

Seven-year consultant employee in adjacent building was hit by collapsed equipment that fell during July 12 dismantling at Kelowna, B.C., site, with four contractor workers also dead; crane counterweight removal now is underway

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

Business Facilities

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact. Read: Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience at BusinessFacilities.com.

Tour a Home Carved into a Cliff

Natural Building

Julien Cohen’s home was carved into the cliff l in La Roque Gageac, a troglodytic village. He spent 5 years in this sliver of a home where the stone face is everywhere. The ceiling of his closet and shower, behind the refrigerator, and in the wall looming over the bed were carved from stone.

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The importance of substrate surface water absorptivity

Construction Specifier

Photo © BigStockPhoto.com. by Dean E. Craft, DBA, CSI, CDT, LtCol USMCR (ret.). Often referred to as substrate “porosity,” substrate surface water absorptivity refers to the ability of a flooring substrate surface to absorb liquid relatively quickly.

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Apprenticeships Assistance

Constructech

A key for skill building in construction has been the apprenticeship program. Sometimes called a work-study initiative, apprentices work along side a mentor or journeyman in the trade, usually after a short but intense training program at a union or vocational school.

Will New Lumber Prices Lower Home Prices?

Pro Builder

Will New Lumber Prices Lower Home Prices? cbroderick. Fri, 07/16/2021 - 10:24. Now that lumber prices have fallen near pre-pandemic levels, the cost of constructing an average single-family home is now cheaper, but builders likely won’t drop their prices.

Three essential components for successful design-build project management

ENR Construction

What are the keys to success in design-build projects? Learn why project owners are employing a design-build approach to reduce costs and get projects done faster

The Leading Cause of New Home Structural Failures? Fill Dirt

Pro Builder

The Leading Cause of New Home Structural Failures? Fill Dirt. cbroderick. Fri, 07/16/2021 - 10:33. As the leading cause of new home structural failures, fill dirt is one of the most important structural elements of a home.

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Fifth Canada Tower Crane Fatality Is Engineer Not Linked to Project

ENR Construction

Seven-year consultant employee in adjacent building was hit by collapsed equipment that fell during dismantling in British Columbia, with four contractor site workers also killed

What the Federal Reserve Chair Says About Current Inflation Rates

Pro Builder

What the Federal Reserve Chair Says About Current Inflation Rates. cbroderick. Fri, 07/16/2021 - 10:37. Inflation is “notably” up, according to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell, but he notes it’s only a temporary spike.

Fifth Fatality of Canada Tower Crane Collapse Was Engineer Not Linked to Project

ENR Construction

Consultant's employee was buried in rubble in adjacent office building hit by equipment during dismantling, as probe expands of British Columbia accident, which also killed four project contractor employees

July 2021 California & Northwest People

ENR Construction

Executive moves in California and the Northwest

UPDATE: Fifth Fatality of Canada Tower Crane Collapse Was Engineer Not Linked to Project

ENR Construction

Consultant's employee was buried in rubble in adjacent office building hit by equipment during dismantling. Expanded probe is underway of British Columbia accident, which also killed four employees of the project contractor

Oracle Construction and Engineering Connect

ENR Construction

Join Oracle Construction and Engineering Connect from July 13-15, 2021. This virtual event will explore technology strategies, innovations, and ideas to better plan, build, predict and operate today—and in the future

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Synchronize your project delivery

ENR Construction

Engineering and construction projects are plagued by systemic coordination and communication challenges - and delivery teams get hit especially hard. Find out how to coordinate your office and field teams to optimize resources and mitigate risks across all your projects

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