September, 2021

RISK! It’s Not a Game for Contractors

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Risk is everywhere in construction. Here’s a look at 6 of the most common risks and how modern technology is removing them. Construction Best Practices

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5 Challenges in Meeting Construction Deadlines and How To Solve Them

Construction Marketing

Every construction professional knows the downside to missing project deadlines. Not only does it frustrate stakeholders, but it keeps the team from getting started on the next revenue-generating project. With that said, few construction teams actually succeed in finishing their jobs on time.

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Lighting Products: They've Come a Long Way

Pro Builder

Lighting Products: They've Come a Long Way. ibush. Wed, 09/01/2021 - 08:00. A generation ago, lighting for new production homes was almost an afterthought for builders, a necessary function consisting of standard (read: boring) fixtures delivering ambient light.

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Alligator Cracking in Asphalt Pavement: Causes and Control

The Constructor

Alligator cracking is an interlaced cracking pattern observed on the asphalt pavement surface due to repeated traffic loading. Alligator cracks cause. Pavement Design Transportation

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.

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Transforming Construction

Construction Business Owner

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning are Transforming Construction. Alex Headley. Wed, 09/08/2021 - 07:30. Many people (and products) use the terms “artificial intelligence (AI)” and “machine learning (ML)” interchangeably, but there are a few key differentiators to note.

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Collaborate 2021: Construction Technology Conference, Day 2 Highlights

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Inspirations from Laila Ali, the latest on key industry trends, technology deep dives and much more! Viewpoint News

Your Ultimate Guide To Text Messaging for Trade Businesses

Construction Marketing

Online messengers, emails, and other Internet-based communication may be popular, but when it comes to reliability and convenience, text messaging is still king.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Eric Voyles, TexAmericas Center

Business Facilities

Eric Voyles, Executive Vice President & Chief Economic Development Officer, TexAmericas Center, discusses military site remediation, impact of COVID-19 on development, and low-cost, reliable electricity.

How does Improper Drainage Affect Asphalt Pavement?

The Constructor

A proper drainage system and its regular maintenance determine the longevity and stability of the asphalt pavement. On the other hand, improper. Pavement Design Transportation

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.

EP07: Why Safety Buy-In From All Levels Is So Important

Safety Services Company

_. The key to making safety a priority is having a top-down approach. When field crews see that all company representatives — from CEO to supervisors — are adopting a culture of safety, they will feel more accountable to perform safely.

Construction demand continues to outpace the industry’s workforce capacity


The markets in Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri that the construction company Carson-Mitchell, Inc. serves are “booming,” says its President and CEO Chris Carson.

Spectrum ERP Users Reveal Their Favorite Tips

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Learn some of the cool tips, tricks and things you can do in Spectrum — directly from our clients. Construction Best Practices

What Is Building Layout | Layout of Building Plan | Foundation Marking and Building Layout Method


Introduction The placement of the structure, particularly its foundations, will be determined by controlling measurements and also references on a drawing and this process is called Building Layout.

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

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

Florida: An International Gateway To Growth

Business Facilities

Florida’s 15 deep-water seaports and 19 commercial airports are the entry points for a vast international trade infrastructure. The post Florida: An International Gateway To Growth appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Standard Dimensional Requirements of Building Components

The Constructor

The standard dimension of all components of a building is given by the country’s concerned authorities, which defines the minimum size and. Building Bye Laws Building Technology Guide Building Tips


Unit Weight of Soil – Bulk | Dry | Saturated and Submerged Unit Weight

Learn Civil Engineering

Unit Weight of Soil The unit weight of soil is the ratio of total weight of the soil to the volume of the soil. The unit weight is also called ‘weight density’, of soil equals to its weight per cubic meter and is typically expressed as kN/m3. As we know that the unit weight of […].

Top 10 indoor amenities at multifamily housing developments for 2021


When it comes to planning indoor amenities at multifamily housing developments, developers and their building teams are focused on communal gathering spaces like lounges, coffee bars, and community kitchens—even in the age of COVID-19.

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Collaborate 2021: Construction Technology Conference, Day 1 Highlights

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Everything you saw and everything you might have missed at Day 1 of Viewpoint's 2021 Collaborate conference. Events

What Is Skirting | 12 Types of Skirting | Skirting In Construction | Skirting Meaning | Skirting Wall Design


What Is Skirting? Skirting tiles are the Tiles or Board that lay in the corner or junction of the floor and wall.

Air Products To Build World’s Largest Hydrogen Network In Edmonton

Business Facilities

Aurum Energy Park will be home to a $1.3-billion, net-zero hydrogen network that will become operational in 2024.

Plum Concrete: Applications and Procedure of Laying

The Constructor

Plum concrete, also termed cyclopean concrete or rubble concrete, is a mixture of wet concrete and a plum (large size, strong, and clean natural. Concrete Technology Concrete Types in Construction

Complete Guide on White Cement

Learn Civil Engineering

Introduction to white cement White or grey cement is used to make various colored cement. As a foundation, Portland cement is utilized. The use of white cement as a foundation is expensive. Only red or brown cement may be created when grey cement is used.

No summer vacation for the GC Kraus Anderson


The Duluth, Minn.-based based general contractor Kraus-Anderson has been busy this summer, having finished the construction and/or remodeling of several education, public safety, and healthcare projects in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Collaborate 2021: Vista ERP Users Reveal Their Favorite Tricks

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Let’s take a look back at two popular sessions from this year’s Collaborate 2021, in which Viewpoint Vista ERP users explore their best tips. Construction Best Practices

Types of Load Acting on Structure | Types of Load on Beam


What Is Structural Load? Structural loads in buildings produce various types of action such as deformations, stresses, or displacements. Structural loads are an important factor in the design of buildings. … Types of Load Acting on Structure | Types of Load on Beam Read More ».

Amazon Opens First Fulfillment Center In North Dakota

Business Facilities

Amazon's new 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center will create more than 1,000 jobs in Fargo, North Dakota. The post Amazon Opens First Fulfillment Center In North Dakota appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Metal Beam Crash Barrier: Material, Construction, and Advantages

The Constructor

Metal beam crash barriers are an efficient road safety device that protects the vehicle and its occupants in the event of an accident and acts as an. Roads/Highways Transportation

The New Frameworks Philosophy

Natural Building

New Frameworks , a construction company in Vermont, specializes in natural and local materials. A vital part of its mission is to “draw down” carbon in its projects to reverse emissions.

Passports to a net-zero carbon future


Climate change, net-zero carbon, circular economies, social value, health and safety, environmental protection—how can we better equip ourselves to win these battles? The answer lies in innovation and the development of new processes to support us in the fight

The Trimble Viewpoint Q2 2021 Metrics Index Report

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The Quarterly Construction Metrics Index: Q2 2021 analyzes project stats, contract values, hiring metrics and cash flow trends pulled from real-time T. Construction Technology/News

Anti Termite Treatment for Construction | Anit Termite Treatment Chemical


What Is Anti Termite Treatment? Anti termite treatment is a chemical procedure carried out for soil, masonry, wood, and electrical fixtures to provide the building with a chemical barrier against … Anti Termite Treatment for Construction | Anit Termite Treatment Chemical Read More ».