November, 2021

Viewpoint For Projects wins Collaboration Product of the Year for the 11th Consecutive Year

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Trimble technologies recognized in annual "Hammers Awards" competition. Viewpoint News

How To Choose The Best Construction Design Software

Construction Marketing

Building a house or an office from scratch is not as easy as it seems. If you don’t have the right experience and professional teams, the chances of failure are higher than success. . In your business, you need the best construction software that you can get.


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OSHA releases COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

Safety Services Company

News: OSHA released an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on protecting employees from the Covid-19 virus. What is an ETS? ETS stands for Emergency Temporary Standard and takes effect rather quickly. OSHA attempts to make clear what organizations are affected by an ETS.


Trash Racks: Types, Installation, and Maintenance 

The Constructor

Trash racks are metal structures installed in the intake system of hydroelectric power plants to prevent the entrance of large debris, which can. Environmental Engg Fluid Mechanics Hydraulics Lab Guide Turbines & Pumps Water Resources Water Supply

Learn How to Boost Productivity for Every Project

For construction contractors, productivity is everything. Download this guide to discover how digital production tracking improves project visibility, data collection, and production insights—all in real time.

How To Get Your Life Back In A Seven-Day-A-Week Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

Construction business owners already have a time-consuming and challenging job running their business. If their business is open five days a week, they usually need the weekend to catch up on paperwork, pay bills and manage any tasks they didn't get to during the week.

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Is Your Construction Technology Optimal For Your Future Growth?

Viewpoint Construction Technology

New report shows construction executives and frontline employees may not agree on tech stack capabilities. Construction Best Practices

3 Must Haves for Any Multi Location Construction Business

Construction Marketing

Operating a single business location is extremely challenging. Operating a multi location construction business in an era in which you have to try and convert online shoppers into paying customers? That’s next-level.

Episode 10: System-Based Safety: The Cornerstone of Your Safety Program

Safety Services Company

It’s better to fix the systematic root of a safety hazard before you try to fix safety attitudes. That’s why a system-based safety approach, where you fix an issue through system alterations, is the best way to launch a safety program.

How to Make a Concrete Floor Slip-Resistant?

The Constructor

Concrete floors can be really slippery when they are wet or icy, especially during winters. Slippery concrete can be extremely dangerous, leading to. How To Guide

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

Job Costing - Your Construction Company's Competitive Advantage

Contractor Bookkeeping

Every contractor has a Job Costing Library; some keep it in their head, some keep it on paper with names like completed jobs, bids, estimates. Other contractors keep it in their QuickBooks For Contractors' software records.

How Many Bags of Concrete Do I Need For 10×10 Slab


How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×10 slab? Let me clear first, here we are discussing ready mix concrete bags. Traditionally, concrete is made by mixing … How Many Bags of Concrete Do I Need For 10×10 Slab Read More ».

Happy Thanksgiving From Trimble Viewpoint

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We asked our employees and customers what they are most thankful for this year. To kick off the holidays, we want to share some of the responses! Construction Best Practices

Passive Solar Greenhouses in Ladakh

Natural Building

Ladakh has a long and harsh winter season when temperatures hit as low as -30°C (-22°F). These long winters reduce the cropping season to barely four or five months in a year.

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.

5 Hiring Tips for Contractors: Finding and Keeping Great People!

A David Creation

Taking a closer look at your hiring strategy as we enter the winter months, maybe planning ahead for spring? Good move! I know that this is typically a season when contractors back off of hiring a bit, especially with all the economic unknowns.

Auxetic Geometries for Improved Reinforcement

The Constructor

The brittle nature of masonry walls causes them to fracture easily under extreme loads by vehicular crashes, blasts, gas explosions, earthquakes, News

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Practical Tips For Encouraging Repeat High-Profit Clients

Contractor Bookkeeping

Many data support the idea that it's less costly, easier, and more efficient to encourage repeat customers than bring in new ones.

26 Construction Vehicle Names and Pictures


Introduction to Construction Vehicle Names The Mechanical equipment of various designs, as well as types, are necessary for construction work to meet the nature of the activity. Previously, different types … 26 Construction Vehicle Names and Pictures Read More ».

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.

Construction Cash Flow Forecasting: How Seeing the Full Picture Can Boost Your Profits

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Leslie Shiner's tips for maximizing construction cash flow and improving contractors' bottom lines. Construction Best Practices

The Vision to See What Isn’t There

Construction Business Owner

The Vision to See What Isn’t There. Alex Headley. Tue, 11/30/2021 - 04:35. Abraham Wald, a mathematician at Columbia University during World War II, might have been onto something. While Wald may not be a household name, the British pilots in World War II were probably thankful for his insight.

Job Order Contracting Has Never Been Easier…. Or Lower In Administration Costs

Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting has never been easier. 91% of FM managers say there’s a gap between the knowledge and skills their team has and what they need to excel. 2021 PMI Survey.

Laminar Flow and Turbulent Flow

The Constructor

A fluid flowing through a closed channel such as pipe or between two flat plates is either laminar flow or turbulent flow, depending on the velocity, Fluid Mechanics


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

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

Email Marketing for Architects: How to Turn Prospects Into Clients


The journey your prospective clients go through before they make the decision to work with you is a lengthy one. Unlike buying new office chairs or acquiring plush carpets for their new home, many people spend months deciding what type of architecture firm will best fit them and their needs.

What Is Concrete Edging | Types of Concrete Edging | Concrete Curbing | Concrete Garden Edging


What Is Concrete Edging? Concrete edging is a landscaping operation which aim is to create a border between two types of the ground line between the garden and pawn.

Construction Forecasting: Planning the Road Ahead

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why construction forecasting is more important than ever and why modern technology is a must. Construction Technology/News

Why Getting The Leads And Doing The Work Are Still Not Good Enough

Contractor Bookkeeping

There was a time when a contractor put a simple ad in the paper or a line listing in the Yellow Pages, and they would have more leads than they could handle. It was the only way to go, and the contractors who insist on that and "Word of Mouth" do not survive.

Study: Unionized Construction Offers Better Health, Safety Outcomes

Contractor Magazine

The study was conducted jointly by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) and the Project for Middle Class Renewal (PMCR). Construction Data

Castellated Beams: History, Properties, and Advantages

The Constructor

A castellated beam is a type of beam in which an I-beam is sliced longitudinally along its web in a specified pattern. The objective is to use. Building Technology Guide Others Steel Design Steel Structures Structural Engineering

8 Safety Best Practices

Construction Business Owner

8 Safety Best Practices. Alex Headley. Wed, 11/03/2021 - 14:00. Nearly 6.5 million people work at more than 250,000 construction sites across the country each day, according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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Which Is Best Wood For Furniture | 8 Types of Wood For Funiture | Types of Wood Furniture


Wood could be an assortment of tiny cells. A close cross-checks at wood shows it to be created of tiny cells or fibers that are thus small they often cannot … Which Is Best Wood For Furniture | 8 Types of Wood For Funiture | Types of Wood Furniture Read More ».