November, 2021

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

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.


Texas Lands $17B Samsung Chip Manufacturing Factory

Business Facilities

In the largest foreign direct investment in Texas on record, Samsung will create more than 2,000 high-tech jobs at its new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor, TX. The post Texas Lands $17B Samsung Chip Manufacturing Factory appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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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.

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

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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

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.

Everything Is Big In Texas—And Getting Bigger

Business Facilities

The Lone Star State has been the top state for exports for 19 consecutive years, surpassing the combined total for its three closest competitors.

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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.

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

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.

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

Queen Bed Dimensions | Dimensions on Queen Size Bed


What Is Bed? A bed is a piece of furniture made from wood or other materials which are used for sleep or rest. A bed is typically used with the … Queen Bed Dimensions | Dimensions on Queen Size Bed Read More ».

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

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

How to efficiently manage and resolve project constraints

Lets Build

Move your schedule and all project communication to the cloud. Moving all your project information to a live, shared place in the cloud ensures that all stakeholders access the same data. By doing so, everyone obtains an up-to-date picture of what exactly is happening on site.

2021 Deal Of The Year Entries Now Being Accepted

Business Facilities

Submissions will be accepted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards until December 1, 2021. Awards will be featured in the January/February 2022 issue of Business Facilities.

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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.

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

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.

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.

Toyota To Invest $240M In West Virginia

Business Facilities

Toyota West Virginia (TMMWV) investment will bring a new, dedicated line of hybrid transaxles to Putnam County, WV. The post Toyota To Invest $240M In West Virginia appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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


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.

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

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 ».

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.

James Hardie Industries Unveils New Chicago Headquarters

Business Facilities

Cement manufacturer James Hardie now has a place on the Chicago skyline with a new 68,000-square-foot U.S. headquarters. The post James Hardie Industries Unveils New Chicago Headquarters appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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

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

5 Ways to Boost Profits with a New Generation of Construction Analytics

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Old-fashioned construction accounting can’t win against today’s complex projects and high-risk landscape. Viewpoint Analytics brings powerful reports. Construction Technology/News

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 ».