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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How Sustainable is YOUR Company?


In these days of uncertain climate conditions, obvious weather changes attributed to climate change, and a drive in all sectors to achieve controlled CO 2 emissions as quickly as possible, companies are making vows to improve, setting deadlines for internal and supplier acceptance, and generally promising to do better for the environment.

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.

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.

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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

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.

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

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.

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.

More than a headquarters: Deepening roots for Glik’s and Korte’s next generation

The Korte Company

Ralph Korte and Joe Glik, stewards of their own construction and retail legacies respectively, first crossed paths in the early 1970s. Strip malls were still a new venture and a young Todd Korte only came up as high as a groundbreaking shovel on that first project together in Highland, Illinois.

3 Modern Solutions To Help Your Business Tackle Challenges

Construction Business Owner

3 Modern Solutions To Help Your Business Tackle Challenges. Alex Headley. Wed, 09/15/2021 - 16:26.

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

How A Bookkeeper's Incompetence Can Ruin Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

Contractors, by nature, are tenacious, resilient, and have a tremendous amount of "Grit And Determination To Succeed," which means they are not easily disturbed or prone to react hastily or rashly at the first sign of trouble.

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

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

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

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.

Safety as service for Kevin Moorhead

The Korte Company

When Safety Director Kevin Moorhead does his job right, it might not look like he’s doing anything at all. “In

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 […].

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

Proven Proactive Contractors Formula To Get Things Done And Get Paid

Contractor Bookkeeping

As much as we plan, it would be best if you were flexible, adaptable, and reliant. Things happen that are beyond your immediate control. Those of you who want a predictable environment are employees working for a large employer where schedules are fixed and doing the same things every day.

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

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 ».

What’s ahead for ambulatory surgery centers

The Korte Company

This article was written by Anthony Walker, our healthcare project executive, and was originally published by Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare.

Rise and fall method with Examples

Learn Civil Engineering

Rise and fall is the method of surveying to solve the levelling to find out the difference in elevation and elevation of two points. In this method Like we need to calculate the difference in elevation of the staff of two points.


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

PC crew participates in Women Build 2021

PC Construction

In honor of Women Build 2021, I spent the day alongside some of the amazing women at PC Construction helping build a home for Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity. PC’s team of eight partnered with. The post PC crew participates in Women Build 2021 first appeared on PC Construction Company Blog.

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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


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 ».

Indoor Air Quality Road Map: A Smart Range Hood

Pro Builder

Indoor Air Quality Road Map: A Smart Range Hood. ibush. Tue, 09/28/2021 - 14:27. A new market-ready smart range hood switches on and off automatically to improve indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and occupant health. Eric Werling.

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Floor Space Index and Floor Area Ratio – Importance, Calculation & Differences

Learn Civil Engineering

What is FSI? The Full form of FSI is Floor Space Index and It is also known as FAR (Floor Area Ratio). Floor Space Index is the maximum built area of the total plot area of land. FSI is the ratio of the total built-up area to the total plot area or land. Floor space […].

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

JLG Experts on 5 trends Shaping the Future of Lift Equipment

Construction Business Owner

JLG Experts on 5 trends Shaping the Future of Lift Equipment. Alex Headley. Mon, 09/13/2021 - 07:30. Scissor and boom lifts, now known as mobile elevated work platforms (MEWP), were already getting a makeover due to the updated design requirements of the new ANSI A92 suite of standards.