October, 2021

4 Things You Need To Know About Snow Removal Insurance

Construction Marketing

Having snow removal insurance is important, considering the risks and dangers of snow removal and deicing. But what exactly is this coverage all about? This article will show you the things you need to know about snow removal insurance. . What Is Snow Removal Insurance?

Top 5 Takeaways from the 2021 ProContractor Summit

Viewpoint Construction Technology

And that’s a wrap on ProContractor Summit 2021! Here’s a look into 5 of the top customer takeaways from this year’s conference. Viewpoint News

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FDRsafety Shines at National Safety Council’s Congress & Expo

FDR Safety

Last week brought together the best minds in safety at the 2021 NSC Congress, and Expo held in Orlando, Florida.

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Episode 8: Understanding the Gray Areas of Safety

Safety Services Company

You can put out standard after standard and write every safety plan in the world, but the truth is that the real work of safety happens in the gray areas. In reality, working in the field is not as black and white as the standards make it seem.

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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.

How is Modern Technology Improving Construction Site Security

The Constructor

Technological innovations have a way of changing pretty much every industry they touch, and security is no different. Today, we’re looking at some of. Digital Construction

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Difference Between Wood and Timber | What Is Wood | What Is Timber | What Is Lumber

Civiconcepts

Difference Between Wood and Timber Wood is a hard fibrous material that forms the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub used for fuel or … Difference Between Wood and Timber | What Is Wood | What Is Timber | What Is Lumber Read More ».

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State of the Construction Industry: October 2021 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A look at some of the top stories in construction in October, including labor, material and supply chain challenges and companies rewarding workers. Construction Best Practices

FDRsafety Shines at National Safety Council’s Congress & Expo

FDR Safety

Last week brought together the best minds in safety, as the 2021 NSC Congress and Expo was held in Orlando, Florida.

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Episode 9: Navigating the Process of Recordable Incidents

Safety Services Company

Do you believe zero incidents is possible? Or if it’s a good goal to strive for? Truth is… you can’t eliminate risk It’s everywhere. But you can minimize it, and learn how to better respond to recordable incidents, and train employees to avoid them in the future.

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.

Recycled Concrete and CO? Make Environmentally-Friendly Building Material

The Constructor

We all know that the main constituent of concrete is cement, which is obtained by breaking down calcium carbonate (limestone). When carried out on a.

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ELIMINATOR® Bridge-Deck Waterproofing System Protects Bridge in Australia

GCP Applied Technologies

ELIMINATOR® Bridge-Deck Waterproofing System Protects Bridge in Australia. Phillip.fry@gc…. Fri, 10/01/2021 - 08:12. GCP Applied Technologies. October 01, 2021. The GCP Design Support Teams work closely with the project teams to develop waterproofing specifications.

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Meaghan Daiber got her dream job. And she’s only just begun.

The Korte Company

Meaghan Daiber never broke 5’2”, but she’s got the kind of presence that makes people say, “Huh, I thought she was taller.”. Maybe it’s because the sheer force of her bubbly personality contradicts her size. Her tenacity drove her to become a long-time basketball player, height be damned.

Empowering Electrical Techs with Modern Work Order Tools

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Stop burying your electrical techs in administrative processes and let them focus on their real work with connected, mobile work order applications. Construction Best Practices

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

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

What Is Standard Window Size| Window Size Chart | Standard Window Height | Standard Window Width | Common Window Sizes

Civiconcepts

What Is Window? A Window is one type of opening in any wall of a house, door, ceiling, roof, which permits the entry of light, natural air, and sometimes sound.

Four Things To Consider Before Expanding Your Service Offerings

Contractor Bookkeeping

If you're looking to grow your construction business, you might consider expanding your service offerings. Adding additional services is an excellent way to increase your profitability, diversify your income and expand your market.

Robots Perform Field Layout at Consigli Site

The Constructor

The construction industry is one of the least automated ones and depends chiefly on manual labor. However, there has been an increasing acceptance of.

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Non-Residential Construction Market Still Faltering

Job Order Contracting

Nonresidential construction has dropped 25% since 2020, while residential construction has boomed. Overall, however, the construction industry in in recovery. Average commercial construction costs have increased 4.5

Surveying – Its Meaning, Objectives, Methods & Principles of EDM

Learn Civil Engineering

The surveying can be originated from ancient Egypt. Generally, the great pyramid of Khufu at Giza was built about 2700 BC, 755 feet (230 meters) long and 481 feet (147 meters) high.

4 Ways PMs Can Use Job Cost Accounting to Make Construction Projects More Profitable

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Selling more isn’t always the best way to make more money. See 4 ways construction project managers can increase profit by using job cost accounting. Construction Best Practices

Bar Bending Schedule | How To Prepare Bar Bending Schedule

Civiconcepts

Bar Bending Schedule (BBS) Bar bending schedule is a table form data in which various diameters of steel, the shape of bending, length of each bent and straight portions, angles … Bar Bending Schedule | How To Prepare Bar Bending Schedule Read More ».

How Construction Business Owners Gain Personal Time By Working Smarter

Contractor Bookkeeping

You’ve probably heard the maxim that it’s better to work smarter than harder. Working smarter means allocating your time, energy, and money so vital tasks get done more efficiently, freeing up your time.

Five Digital Software Tools for a Successful Construction Project

The Constructor

The construction industry has seen a lot of changes in the last decade. From introducing innovative building materials to digital design software, Digital Construction

5 steps to effectively run a construction site as a foreman

Lets Build

A site manager is one of the central gears of every construction project. You are busy from the time you arrive at work in the morning until you leave at the end of the day, often fighting fires and frantically calling subcontractors or the project manager to get or relay information.

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10 Types of Flooring used in Construction with their Advantages and Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

Mud Flooring Dirt, raw soil, or other unworked ground materials are used to create earthen flooring, Mud flooring is also known as Adobe flooring. It is commonly made of a mixture of sand, clay, and finely chopped straw in modern times.

Critical Cloud Security & Ransomware Defense Tips for Contractors

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Bryce Austin’s construction cloud security and ransomware defense tips for help developing a plan to stave off cyber threats. Construction Best Practices

What Is OTS In House | Open To Sky In House Purpose In House

Civiconcepts

What Is OTS In House? OTS is full form is Open To Sky. It is an area in a house plan, which directly opens to the sky and is covered … What Is OTS In House | Open To Sky In House Purpose In House Read More ».

Set And Manage Remodeling Client Expectations Without Hiring More People

Contractor Bookkeeping

Balancing customer experience and setting client expectations against your time and budget is a difficult task.

Common Piping Materials Used in Commercial Building Settings

The Constructor

A commercial building’s plumbing infrastructure is vital to its operations. If the right piping material is not chosen during construction, Building Materials

Touch-a-Truck-or-Treat Event Turns Out Thousands

PC Construction

When I heard about the Touch-a-Truck-or-Treat event happening right across the street from our jobsite trailer on the Edgebrook Residences project in Merrimack, New Hampshire, I knew I wanted to be part of it.

Portland Pozzolana Cement – Uses, Properties, Advantages & Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

What Is PPC Cement? PPC stands for Portland Pozzolana cement. Portland pozzolana cement is a type of ordinary Portland cement. It is prepared by the inter grinding of the OPC clinker along with the pozzolanic material and gypsum in proper ratio. It is used for building construction.

State of the Construction Industry: September 2021 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Infrastructure bill stalls, labor crisis heightens, but the construction industry still showing good signs of health in September. Construction Technology/News