May, 2021

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Contractor

Construction Marketing

While we may all try our hand at a DIY project from time to time, there are certain projects that are just too complex for a novice to handle successfully.

How to Control Cracks due to Shrinkage?

The Constructor

Shrinkage due to drying out of moisture content in building materials is one of the main causes of cracks in structures. Cracking due to shrinkage. How To Guide Others Repair/Protection Guide

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How Connected Construction is Shaping the Future

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Forecasts from Dodge Data & Analytics and Viewpoint show a construction rebound, and modern, connected technologies are fueling an industry recovery. Construction Technology/News

Optimizing Your Construction Business Website For Local Searches

Contractor Bookkeeping

For most construction businesses, increasing sales during this time will be very beneficial and may provide some much-needed cash flow relief.

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 the Pandemic Will Shape the Future of Off-Site Residential Construction

Pro Builder

How the Pandemic Will Shape the Future of Off-Site Residential Construction. rbinsacca. Wed, 05/12/2021 - 06:00. Productivity in home construction lags behind almost every other industry, while inefficiencies and waste hurt profits and growth.

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5 Ways To Ensure Safety On The Jobsite

Construction Marketing

Jobsite safety is now a top priority across many companies. It really doesn’t take rocket science to understand its importance. If a workplace is unsafe, then accidents are going to be frequent. This can disrupt the smooth workflow, productivity, and efficiency of your team.

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FDRsafety Daily Report

FDR Safety

Powered by Formstack. The post FDRsafety Daily Report appeared first on FDRsafety. Articles

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Viewpoint's Q1 2021 Quarterly Construction Metrics Index

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint's user data shows positive construction trends, cautious optimism about short- and long-term industry health. Construction Technology/News

A Willing Workforce (With Criminal Records)

Construction Business Owner

A Willing Workforce (With Criminal Records). Alex Headley. Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:30. The construction industry has been plagued by labor shortages for most of the past decade.

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.

Simplify Facilities Repair, Renovation, and New Builds

Job Order Contracting

The post Simplify Facilities Repair, Renovation, and New Builds appeared first on 4BT. Why LEAN Construction Matters

What Is ACP Sheet | Types of ACP Sheet | Applications of ACP Sheet | Why Choose ACP Sheet | Uses of ACP Sheet | Advantages & Disadvantages of ACP Sheet

Civiconcepts

The Aluminum Composite Panel is commonly known as ACP Sheet which is made of 3 layers.

7 Ways Construction Companies Can Keep Their Workers Safe

Construction Marketing

Despite being one of the leading employment sectors in many countries, the construction industry is one of the most dangerous sectors. Statistics show that there are over 400 injuries and over 20 fatalities each year related to construction in Ontario alone.

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Reclassifying Permit Required Confined Spaces

FDR Safety

I had the opportunity to view one of the best presentations on permit required confined spaces that I have ever seen. Tom Burgess, MS, CSP, CIH covered 32 slides in 35 minutes before addressing a host of questions.

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

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

Modular Construction: Initiatives, Technology and the Future Landscape

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How offsite, modular construction is currently being paired with technology in the UK to elevate and future-proof contractors and their projects. Construction Best Practices

Difference Between Singly and Doubly Reinforced Beam

Civil Lead

Singly and Doubly Reinforced Beam A beam is a structural component that mainly carries vertical loads, applied vertically to the. Read more. RCC Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Construction Structure

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Steps Construction Company Owners Can Take To Avoid Employee Fraud

Contractor Bookkeeping

Billing schemes. Skimming. Check-tampering. Employee fraud is a real risk for businesses with fewer than 100 employees. In fact, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners , small businesses lose almost twice as much per scheme to occupational fraud.

Smart-Tinting Glass for Greener Cities

The Constructor

Smart-tinting glasses are elements designed to respond to the dynamically changing light conditions. They are one of the most advanced façade. Building Materials Digital Construction

6 Advantages of Industrial Stairs

Construction Marketing

Stairs are integral to building design. Well-designed stairways can add value to any structure as it ensures users are safe and comfortable going up and down the steps. They also break up the monotony in modern buildings and even enhance their aesthetics.

National Safety Stand-Down Resources

FDR Safety

This week marks the annual National Safety Stand Down to Prevent Falls In Construction. Led by OSHA, the National Stand Down is a week-long event where companies are encouraged to dedicate specific time to discuss Fall Hazards and more importantly, Fall Prevention.

Viewpoint Customer Success Story: Achieving Real-Time, Connected Construction Data

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Dave Steel Company’s Babette Freund Weighs in on Moving to the Cloud and Connected Data Between ViewpointOne, Tekla PowerFab suites. Viewpoint Technology

SMHC Behavioral Renovation Project Honored with AGC Build Maine Award

PC Construction

PC is pleased to announce that the Associated General Contractors of Maine has selected the Southern Maine Health Care Behavioral Renovation project to receive one of five Build Maine Awards. The award, which was granted.

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Becoming A Better Construction Manager By Developing Accountability

Contractor Bookkeeping

The success of any business, large or small, depends considerably on nurturing an efficient, productive workplace. While improving employee productivity should always be a priority when the ultimate goal is a sustainable and profitable business, the process is easier said than done.

Machine Learning and its Applications in Construction

The Constructor

We have always been striving to build technologies that could imitate human intelligence. That’s the reason we have AI at the forefront today, ready. Artificial Intelligence Digital Construction

3 Main Resources For Building Developers

Construction Marketing

Construction is a massive industry because there are many competitors and you’ll also be operating in an in-demand sector with a lot of room for expansion. So what better time to invest in a construction company than now? .

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Oklahoma Construction Worker Shortage

cnstrctr

Weekly Construction News Analysis. The post Oklahoma Construction Worker Shortage appeared first on cnstrctr. All Posts Construction News construction construction news contractor employment skilled trades

State of the Construction Industry: May 2021 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

From relaxed mask mandates to cybersecurity to racism on jobsites, here’s a look at some of the stories we were tracking in May. Construction Technology/News

PC’s Seacoast Team Walks for Heart Health

PC Construction

The PC Seacoast team put on their walking shoes for the 7th year to raise money and awareness for heart health. On May 6, the “PC Heart Walkers” showed up in true spirit, raising over. The post PC’s Seacoast Team Walks for Heart Health first appeared on PC Construction Company Blog. All Community

Conquering the Compensation Conversation

Construction Business Owner

Conquering the Compensation Conversation. Alex Headley. Mon, 05/24/2021 - 07:30. Compensation can be an icky subject. While “icky” might be the least technical adjective to use, many business leaders feel their skin crawl as the topics of base compensation and bonuses enter the conversation.

How to Install Electrical Earthing System in a Building?

The Constructor

Earthing is the process of transferring the immediate discharge of electricity directly to the earth plate by using low-resistance electrical cables. Building Technology Guide Electrification How To Guide Work Procedures

7 Benefits Of Wastewater Treatment

Construction Marketing

Wastewater treatment is an essential aspect of industry operations, especially in aiming to protect the health of various ecosystems. Properly treated wastewater can be a reliable water source for many purposes.

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Two Creeks, a Marsh and Two Lakes Sue a Florida Real Estate Developer

Greenbuilding Law

Two creeks, a marsh and two lakes are plaintiffs in a first of its kind complaint filed last month against a real estate developer and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.