January, 2020

Top trends: 5 ways construction will evolve in 2020

Construction Dive

Though the nation's second-largest industry seems like it doesn't change much, there are myriad, nuanced forces shaping the way contractors do business and buildings get built, and more so now than ever before

Phase l Assessments for Tenants are the Hottest Environmental Issue in 2020

Green Building Law Update

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Autoclaved Aereated Cement Blocks (AAC Blocks)- Manufacture, Properties, and Advantages

The Constructor

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete is an eco – friendly and certified green building material which is lightweight, load-bearing, high-insulating, durable. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide

3 Construction Marketing Resolutions for 2020

Construction Marketing

2020: new year, new decade. January is the time that most people make resolutions to better themselves. What about you marketing resolutions for 2020? How could you improve your construction marketing in 2020 and beyond ?

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 Cement is Made | Cement Ingredients | History of Cement 

CivilJungle

How Cement is Made This Portland cement is a fundamental component of concrete. Concrete is produced when portland cement makes a paste with water that joint with rock and sand to harden.

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How To Find And Keep Top Construction Employees

Contractor Bookkeeping

We all know the usual process of finding new employees. Advertise a job, read resumes, conduct a telephone interview, conduct a face-to-face interview, then choose someone.

Tech 101: Construction drones

Construction Dive

Drones are becoming the go-to tool for mapping, inspecting and managing worksites more efficiently and safely. Would your projects benefit from an eye in the sky

The year’s major discovery: Your current customers are your most important marketing asset

Construction Marketing Ideas

This is one of the quietest New Years’ Eve celebrations — a sip of champagne with Vivian in our home with the TV tuned to Times Square. For me, of course, this is ideal. No crowds, but plenty of love.

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Collaboration - Why It's Essential To Your Construction Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

Many elements are vital to a growing construction business. A financially-astute leader is one. A confident and motivated sales team well-versed in your construction company's service line is another.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Construction at the Movies!

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Our Top 10 List of Movies Prominently Featuring Construction at Work or Construction Jobsites. More Tools

2020 Construction Marketing Outlook- Survey Results

Construction Marketing

The Construction Marketing Association Chairman Neil Brown shared the results of a national survey on marketing plans and priorities for the new year. To better understand the marketing plans and priorities for 2020 we asked the following questions: Will you increase or decrease marketing in 2020?

When Trees Sue for their Own Environmental Preservation

Green Building Law Update

In the new decade American environmental law will likely expand to include you being sued by the trees. I don’t mean being sued by the Lorax or someone else who “speaks for the trees” but rather the trees will have standing to sue to confront environmental degradation and the like.

The top construction projects to watch in 2020

Construction Dive

Construction Dive rounds up the six most newsworthy projects across the country that we are following closely this year

China-based Minth Group To Invest $87M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

Over the next five years, the auto parts manufacturer will create 254 new jobs in Lewisburg, TN. . Read: China-based Minth Group To Invest $87M In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Why Everyone Needs a Drops Prevention Program

Construction Business Owner

How to build & launch a life-saving safety strategy for your business. Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:00. 2 p.m. EST. Register here! The second biggest cause of fatalities on construction sites is being struck by an object—usually a tool.

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Viewpoint Earns Additional SOC Certifications

Viewpoint Construction Technology

New SOC 1, Type II and SOC 2 and Type II certifications show data security commitment to clients. Viewpoint News

What is Irrigation? What are the Types of Irrigation?

The Constructor

Irrigation is defined as the science of artificially providing water to the land in accordance with the “crop requirement” throughout the. Irrigation Water Resources

FERC Decision Puts State Renewable Portfolio Standards At Risk

Green Building Law Update

In the ongoing conflagration between “reliable power” and “clean energy” many may have missed when last month federal energy policy declared reliability the winner with renewable energy subsidies (e.g., state renewable portfolio standards) the loser.

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5 innovative construction projects from around the world

Construction Dive

Innovative projects, such as an underwater restaurant and a stadium that can be dismantled, push the envelope on commercial building

Animatronic Dinosaur Manufacturer Expanding HQ In Texas

Business Facilities

Billings Productions is building a 50,000-square-foot headquarters and manufacturing facility in Allen, TX to house 350 life-size, animatronic dinosaurs. Read: Animatronic Dinosaur Manufacturer Expanding HQ In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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The Evolution of Construction Tech: 20 Years in Review

Construction Business Owner

The Evolution of Construction Tech: 20 Years in Review. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 01/22/2020 - 13:21. A comprehensive review of the last 20 years of construction technology

3 Top Tips for Improving Specialist Subcontractors’ Project Quality

Viewpoint Construction Technology

One of the greatest opportunities for contractors to improve the quality of projects rests with the data collected in the field. Construction Best Practices

What is Tie Bar in Constructions? Functions, and Design Specifications

The Constructor

Tie Bars are deformed steel bars, deformed epoxy coated steels, or connectors that used to hold faces of rigid slabs in contact, as per AASHTO, 1993. Construction Engineering & Management How To Guide

Top 10 Environmental Blog Posts for the Roaring ‘20s

Green Building Law Update

As we begin the new decade of the Roaring ‘20s we are incredibly excited about the prospects for environmental law. We are supremely confident that our business philosophy of “environmental risk as an opportunity” remains right for the times.

NAHB: Multifamily construction starts will rise just 1% in 2020

Construction Dive

Multifamily housing starts have leveled off due to lack of skilled labor, rising material prices and expensive regulatory costs, said a presenter at the International Builders' Show this week

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Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building

Business Facilities

Massachusetts and Hawaii round out Top 5 on USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED, which recognizes current leaders committed to sustainable buildings, cities, and communities. Read: Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building at BusinessFacilities.com.

How You Can Plan to Prevent Rework

Construction Business Owner

How You Can Plan to Prevent Rework. Elizabeth Manning. Mon, 01/27/2020 - 11:23. Use careful planning and a specific employee awareness strategy to cut down on the costs of rework your construction company deals with on every project

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Old School Turned New School: The Road to Progress.

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Guarantee Electrical discusses moving to a modern construction solution. Client Spotlight

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Amputations in Manufacturing – A New OSHA National Emphasis Program

FDR Safety

On December 10, 2019 OSHA published CPL 03-00-022 , National Emphasis Program on Amputations in Manufacturing Industries. This Instruction supersedes OSHA Instruction CPL 03-00-019, National Emphasis Program on Amputations that was published in August of 2015.

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Cost Estimation of Construction Projects

The Constructor

Cost estimation of a project is the process of forecasting the probable cost for the due fulfillment of the project objectives, to the prescribed.

Report: Real estate leasing will continue to expand in 2020

Construction Dive

The Commercial Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey found that medical space will outpace office and industrial leasing, but there are market red flags that could impact contractors building in these sectors

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Sara Lee Frozen Bakery To Invest $19.8M In North Carolina Expansion

Business Facilities

The baked treat maker will create 108 jobs at its food manufacturing center in Tarboro, NC. Read: Sara Lee Frozen Bakery To Invest $19.8M In North Carolina Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.