June, 2021

Off-highway primary power through the tiers

CK Power

Success comes to those who stay ahead. The technology of diesel-driven primary power has come a long way over the years. . We used to have units that billowed black plumes of smoke so thick operators felt like they were standing behind a city bus.

Building a Strong Safety Culture

Safety Services Company

In recent years, many companies have started to realize the importance of building a strong safety culture within their workplace. The term “safety culture” can be defined as a company’s values, attitudes and beliefs about safety.

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5 Reasons Prototyping Is Essential In Design And Construction

Construction Marketing

Construction is one industry faced with many planning and designing before the actual structure is put in place. A plan is always drawn in blueprints to give clients and engineers insight into how the building should be.

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Can Flexible Work Culture be Beneficial to the Construction Industry?

The Constructor

Following the success of pilot programmes at the job sites of four major contractors, construction firms are now being urged to implement flexible. Analysis

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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.

The Art Of Selling Your Construction Services Effectively

Contractor Bookkeeping

Sales are about addressing your customers' needs and problems. By understanding the issues clients face, you can show them how your service solves their problems. Here are some tips for asking the right sales questions to better understand and help your customers.

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Alabama: Revving Up On The Road To Recovery

Business Facilities

Maintaining its focus on the future, Alabama is regaining economic momentum for substantial growth. Read: Alabama: Revving Up On The Road To Recovery at BusinessFacilities.com.

HEAT STRESS: Expert Advice From Jim Stanley

FDR Safety

As the summer heat sets in across the country, heat stress begins to rise to the forefront of conversations. This silent killer is prevalent in many settings and can take its toll on workers in the blink of an eye.

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7 Key Precautions To Ensure Loading Dock Safety

Construction Marketing

Loading docks are the main entry points for all the goods distributed in markets and stores. Practically every product that you can buy have, at one point, passed through some busy loading docks.

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EP00: Welcome to The Safety Management Show

Safety Services Company

_. Every Safety Professional has a Unique Story to Tell. Sometimes you hear something over a million times said the same way, but when you hear it phrased differently or view it in a different light, all of a sudden, that light bulb clicks and the dots connect.” – Jacqueline Turlukis.

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.

Five Ways To Make The Most Of Your Construction Business Downtime

Contractor Bookkeeping

Every business experiences slow periods when the market for their goods or services lessens and sales drop. Construction business owners like you might be tempted to view downtimes as unproductive or wasted, but there are ways you can make the most of your business during these seasons.

Collaborate 2021: 9 Great Reasons to Attend the Viewpoint User Conference

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Registration is open for the best construction technology conferences of the year! Viewpoint News

Talent Attraction: Millennial Magnets

Business Facilities

Millennials will soon make up 75 percent of the U.S. workforce—and locations that offer the right balance of living, working and playing are the frontrunners to acquire their skills. Read: Talent Attraction: Millennial Magnets at BusinessFacilities.com.

Research: Constructing Housing Foundations on Peat Soil

The Constructor

A Scottish research group seeks to develop ways of laying housing foundations on peatlands in an eco-friendly way. The initiative may pave the path. Research and Analysis News

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

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

Why Construction Firms Should Invest In Packaging Solutions

Construction Marketing

President Joe Biden’s USD$2 trillion housing and infrastructure agenda have been met with mixed reactions from the construction industry. A recent Infrastructure Intelligence commentary detailed that 55% of contractors believe that the plan would do more harm than good.

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Top 5 Benefits Of Pipe Racks As Containers

Civiconcepts

Steel Pipe Racks are essential to every highly productive and organized industrial workplace. They offer so many benefits that make daily operations go smoothly and efficiently. If you have yet … Top 5 Benefits Of Pipe Racks As Containers Read More ».

Let People Know You’re Hiring With This Easy LinkedIn Feature

A David Creation

Struggling to hire? You’re not alone in the current nationwide labor shortage. The home improvement industry, among others, is experiencing difficulty onboarding field workers as unemployment checks entice capable workers to stay unemployed.

Automatic for the People — Modern Tools for Construction Hiring

Viewpoint Construction Technology

With the help of Viewpoint’s HR Management software, construction HR departments can automate their onboarding, training and reporting processes. Construction Technology/News

EV Manufacturer Picks Tulsa For First Mega Microfactory

Business Facilities

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Canoo will build its first mega microfactory on a 400-acre site at the MidAmerica Industrial Park, where it will create over 2,000 jobs. Read: EV Manufacturer Picks Tulsa For First Mega Microfactory at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Construction Sector to Face Further Material Cost Hikes

The Constructor

Based on Turner & Townsend’s latest UK Market Intelligence Report, the construction industry needs to be prepared for continued price pressures. Analysis News

5 Hoisting And Rigging Hazards To Watch Out For

Construction Marketing

When working on manufacturing or construction sites, safety is always a top priority. Many hazards can endanger the lives of those who work in these environments, and it’s essential to be aware of them before they become an issue.

Contour Interval | Index Contour | What are Contour Lines | How to Find Contour Interval

Civiconcepts

Difinition of Contour Interval The vertical difference between any two consecutive contours is remembered as the contour interval.

Analysis Reports Construction Employment Slips by 20K in May, Supply-Chain Problems Plague Nonresidential Contractors

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment declined for the third time in the past four months in May as nonresidential contractors coped with lengthening and unpredictable delivery times that limited their ability to start or complete projects, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

State of the Construction Industry: June 2021 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A breakdown of some of the construction industry's biggest headlines and stories in June 2021. Construction Technology/News

Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient

Business Facilities

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that social, health and environmental risks are economic risks. Industrial parks can mitigate risks by embracing a resource-efficient eco-industrial concept. Read: Post-Pandemic Industrial Parks: Risk-Resilient, Resource Efficient at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Protect Freshly Placed Concrete During Curing?

The Constructor

The protection of freshly placed concrete, especially in the first 12-24 hours after its placement, is critical. This is because of the initial. Concrete Technology

Alan Parent Earns National Design-Build Certification

PC Construction

PC is pleased to announce that Alan Parent, the director of business development for PC’s water and wastewater construction market, has successfully completed the Design-Build Institute of America’s comprehensive education and certification testing program.

WBM Road | Construction Procedure of WBM Road | Water Bound Macadam | WBM Road Specification

Civiconcepts

What Is WBM Road The full form of WBM is Water Bound Macadam Road which is the most commonly used road construction procedure for more than 100 years. The Water … WBM Road | Construction Procedure of WBM Road | Water Bound Macadam | WBM Road Specification Read More ».

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Exploring Psychological Safety

Construction Business Owner

Exploring Psychological Safety. Alex Headley. Wed, 06/09/2021 - 09:33. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, workforce stress is at an all-time high. More than 70% of the workforce agrees that this has been the most stressful time of their entire career.

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Planning for a Crisis: The Importance of a Construction Cybersecurity Plan

Viewpoint Construction Technology

With cyberattacks on the rise, learn how to create a construction cybersecurity plan to protect sensitive data. Construction Best Practices

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Building The Top Tech Talent Pipeline In Virginia

Business Facilities

Virginia is injecting more than $2 billion into a Tech Talent Investment Program that cumulatively represents the largest state commitment to computer science education. Read: Building The Top Tech Talent Pipeline In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Use Lean 5S on Construction Sites?

The Constructor

Lean 5S is a simple and practical method to bring a quality culture to construction worksites. 5S is a five-step organization technique that. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

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