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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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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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.

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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What is Plinth Area? – Calculation, Plinth Area Estimate

Civil Lead

Plinth Area A covered built-up area measured at the floor level of any building’s storey or (at the floor level. Read more. Estimating & Costing Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Estimation

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.

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.

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

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

Significantly improve the likelihood of success of construction project outcomes

Job Order Contracting

Improve the likelihood of success of construction project outcomes. Any real property owner can significantly improve likelihood of success of construction project outcomes.

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

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

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.

Types of Levelling in Surveying

CivilSeek

Civil Engineering: Standards of Leveling Utilized in Surveying There are different types of levels used in surveying for the level difference of points measurement. Read more ?. The post Types of Levelling in Surveying appeared first on CivilSeek. Surveying

The world’s first 3D printed school completes in Malawi, Africa

BD+C

The world’s first 3D printed school has completed construction in Malawi, Africa. The project used a BOD2 printer from COBOD. The 600-sf school’s walls were 3D printed in just 18 hours.

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

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

EP01: Compliance Is Not the Same as Safety

Safety Services Company

_. Tales from an Electric Safety Director. When you work as a safety professional, one of the more frustrating attitudes you run into is that people confuse compliance with safety. Compliance is not synonymous with safety.

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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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Improving Construction Outcomes is an Owner’s Responsibility

Job Order Contracting

Improving construction outcomes is an owner’s responsibility. Owner leadership and commitment remain the only solution to rampant facilities repair, renovation, and new build waste. It is up to an owner to define, implement, and manage a robust, repeatable, and efficient process to assure best value project planning, procurement, and project delivery, including building strong, outcome-focused internal and external teams.

Construction employment in May trails pre-covid levels in 91 metro areas

BD+C

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Why Your Old Construction Technology is Eating Your Profit Margin

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Your manual processes and disconnected software solutions may be costing your construction company much more than you think. Construction Best Practices

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

Stories for and by Safety Professionals

Safety Services Company

Do you listen to podcasts? If your answer is yes, you’re in good company. 41% of Americans listen to podcasts monthly, with an audience growth of more than 60% in 3 years. That means more people are listening to podcasts than have Netflix accounts.

Nestlé Purina PetCare To Invest $182M In Virginia Expansion

Business Facilities

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, King William County’s largest employer, will increase capacity at its existing production facility. Read: Nestlé Purina PetCare To Invest $182M In Virginia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

A Construction Company Owner's Guide To Hiring Employees

Contractor Bookkeeping

Hiring or not hiring employees is one of the few optional things the business owner chooses, changes their mind, or changes direction as needed. With so much discussion about employees, payroll, and payroll taxes, you may feel that you miss out on not hiring many employees.

A post-pandemic ‘new normal’ for apartment buildings

BD+C

Nearly 40 million Americans live in apartments. And because of the COVID-19 pandemic, developers and residents have been forced to rethink apartment living in terms of health, space, and utility

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Continual Construction Technology Learning — At Your Fingertips

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint’s webinar series, “The Punch List” provides customers with the tools they need to succeed in the construction industry. Construction Best Practices

NY’s One Vanderbilt Adds Glass Elevators and Observation Deck

The Constructor

The 1,401-foot-tall One Vanderbilt in New York is set to have glass elevators and an observation deck that would offer the highest vantage point in.

JOC Unit Price Book Updates

Job Order Contracting

JOC unit price book updates should be done annually, at a minimum. The updates should include research and associated appropriate granular changes for all labor items (trades), as well as material and equipment updates for the specific local market.