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How Self-Performed Trades Keep Construction Schedules on Track

Wolgast Corporation

In order to maintain a stellar reputation as a professional contractor, speed, quick problem solving and meeting deadlines are critical. The biggest complaint and almost a disappointing anticipation in our industry is that a job will take longer than estimated. We strive to disprove that assumption on each and every project. Here’s one way that we do that.

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Proactive Measures to Mitigate Payment Disputes on Construction Projects

Construction Business Owner

Proactive Measures to Mitigate Payment Disputes on Construction Projects ccapoccia Wed, 06/12/2024 - 17:00 Contractors, like any skilled professional, expect to be paid for their work. In exchange, owners expect to receive a completed construction project that is done in compliance with the project’s specifications and applicable codes, and in accordance with any applicable deadlines under the governing contract.

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Cybersecurity Investments: How To Secure A Business Loan for Better IT Defense

Construction Marketing

Do you ever worry about a data breach email landing in your inbox? Cybersecurity threats are a constant concern for small businesses like yours. One attack could mean lost data, a damaged reputation, and a hefty recovery bill. The good news is that there are ways to protect your business. This guide will help you secure a loan to invest in cybersecurity, giving your company the tools to fight back.

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Backlog shrinks after 2 months of gains

Construction Dive

While manufacturing and infrastructure spending keeps contractors busy, material price escalation has reemerged in recent months, said ABC’s chief economist.

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Future-Proof Your Firm: Discover the Power of Next Gen Construction ERP

In the face of rising customer expectations and evolving industry standards, staying ahead in construction demands innovation. A Next Generation Construction ERP is designed to meet these challenges head-on. By integrating this advanced system into your tech stack, you empower your team with a single source of truth, enhancing decision-making and operational efficiency.

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ENR 2024 Water Report: Managers Look to Potable Water Reuse

ENR Construction

With nearly all seven states within the 250,000-sq-mile Colorado River basin scrambling to conserve their apportionments from the river system’s increasingly depleted resources, interest in securing alternative local drinking water supplies is soaring.

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ENR Top Project Delivery Firms: Firms Say Early Collaboration Makes Gains

ENR Construction

Firm revenue rises as more owners shift to collaborative project delivery methods that can increase flexibility, but risks remain.

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$7.85B Mountain Valley Pipeline construction complete

Construction Dive

Gas will soon flow on the much-delayed project, which received a green light from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday.

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Feds Agree to Fund Final Piece of $16B Hudson Tunnel Project

ENR Construction

The Federal Transportation Administration informed Congress on June 11 it would provide the remaining $6.88B needed for the controversial project.

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How ‘Billy the Bot’ helps Cork Howard Construction streamline accounts payable

Construction Dive

Milissa Douglas, controller for the Marietta, Georgia-based general contractor, uses the artificial intelligence-based assistant to streamline invoice management.

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Leading the Way in Construction EHS Software

The Verdantix Green Quadrant: EHS Software 2023 is an independent third-party analysis of 23 EHS software vendors (including Intelex) that provides an in-depth look at the technical capabilities, application breadth, innovation focus, and momentum of key environmental, health, and safety management software market players. The guide is essential reading for EHS software benchmarking, especially for understanding unique vendor strengths and capabilities.

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Construction Economics for June 17, 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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Clayco names chief information officer

Construction Dive

With experience that spans the military as well as global computing firms, Jeff Miller will oversee the contractor’s IT and security initiatives.

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Perimeter Protection Added After Rolling Caisson Killed Pennsylvania Pedestrian

ENR Construction

The steel caisson came down a steep slope and struck pedestrian Aleia Lopez, causing a fatal head injury.

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Construction of the Pentagon Was an Unprecedented Effort

ENR Construction

Despite the U.S. not being at war, the fall of France and the Low Countries in June 1940 triggered a far-reaching American military mobilization effort.

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Unlock Project Efficiency with the Ultimate Construction ERP Buyer’s Guide

Optimize your construction operations with our in-depth Buyer’s Guide on selecting the right ERP system. As the construction industry evolves, leaders must make decisions that ensure long-term success. Our guide provides a roadmap for choosing a specialized construction ERP that streamlines processes, enhances productivity, and boosts project visibility.

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From the ENR Archives: June 13, 1938

ENR Construction

This 1935 cover shows three workers in a sewer tunnel in Chicago that is being driven through blue clay.

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Pulse for the Week of June 17, 2024

ENR Construction

Project news from Dodge Data & Analytics.

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What the CHIPS Act Will and Won’t Do

ENR Construction

After 20 months, it’s time to review a centerpiece of the Biden administration’s economic policy: the CHIPS and Science Act and the $39 billion in subsidies it will provide to stimulate U.S. chip and semiconductor plant construction and equipment.