July, 2021

11 Safety Tips When Handling And Storing Construction Materials

Construction Marketing

Material handling and storage efficiency are especially critical in the construction industry. There are many heavy-duty and temperature-sensitive materials to consider, and damage and theft concerns may arise anytime. .

5 Ways to Master Construction Work-in-Progress Reporting

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Want to better understand your construction projects' financial health? The secret is timely, accurate work-in-progress (WIP) reporting. Construction Best Practices

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10 Ways AI is Transforming the Construction Sector

The Constructor

Artificial intelligence is proving to help overcome major challenges faced by construction managers but it is still in the initial stages. Artificial Intelligence

Lack of information on carbon emissions challenges construction industry

BD+C

Less than 1% of new building projects are assessed to determine their carbon footprint, according to a new report by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. The report cites a lack of information on embodied emissions as a key barrier.

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 Covid-19 Will Impact the Global Construction Industry?

Constructonomics

There is hardly any industry around the globe that is not affected by the Coronavirus. In 2020, almost all commercial activities came to a halt for a while and badly affected the economy. The construction industry is no exception. Increased health risks that came along with COVID-19 worsened the productivity and efficiency in the construction sector. Falling revenue and disrupted supply chains increased challenges related to delivery and caused the industry’s contraction in most markets.

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Actionable Construction Cost Data

Job Order Contracting

Actionable construction cost data is required to assure financial visibility and transparency and to create a detailed, well-communicated scope of work.

Boosting Cybersecurity for Better Construction Management

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Viewpoint For Projects is helping UK contractors better control who gets access to vital project data, when and how. Construction Best Practices

The A-to-Z of Building Your Dream Home

The Constructor

On the surface, building a home might seem a product of physical labor and material expenditure. In reality, it entails much more than that. A home. Building Building Technology Guide Building Tips

Design unveiled for ALDI Corner Store, a small-format model for urban settings

BD+C

Landini Associates has announced the debut of its design for ALDI Corner Store, an art-infused, small-format retail model that embraces fresh food, local artist collaborations, and an elevated customer experience.

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.

PC Helps Support Families after Loss

PC Construction

PC Construction continued its years-long tradition with a $5,000 donation to The Classic Mike Loyer Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting Vermont families impacted by the accidental worksite death of a loved one. The donation.

Five Key Points To Optimize Construction Sales And Profits

Contractor Bookkeeping

Owning a construction company and being an employee requires different mindsets and attitudes or paradigms. Both positions are natural enemies and generate tension, leading to various diseases; mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual.

LEAN Facilities Repair and Renovation

Job Order Contracting

A LEAN Facilities Repair and Renovation approach drives optimal capital reinvestment outcomes via a collaborative environment and transparent costing.

The Construction Materials Shortage and How UK Contractors can Become Leaner

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why UK contractors are turning to technology to help them work more efficiently amid an ever-changing construction materials landscape. Construction Best Practices

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.

What are the Factors Affecting Concrete Pumpability?

The Constructor

Pumpable concrete is a type of concrete transferred to a considerable height through pipes and used when a significant amount of concrete is required. Concrete Technology Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments

A new report urges federal investment in healthier buildings

BD+C

Making buildings healthier—through research, code changes, and incentives—is what the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) recommends in its eight-page 2020 Moving Forward Report that the Institute’s Consultative Council of building community leaders has just published

Completed project will reduce sewage and stormwater discharge into the James River

PC Construction

On Wednesday, PC joined the City of Lynchburg and local officials to celebrate the official ribbon cutting for the Combined Sewer Overflow Reduction Improvements project at the Lynchburg WWTP. The $44.5 million project was completed.

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Construction Business Mid-Year Reminder For Setting And Reviewing Goals

Contractor Bookkeeping

How are you and your construction business? Have you considered what you'd like to achieve in the coming twelve to eighteen months? Or maybe your set of priorities for the next half of 2021?

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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.

What is Shotcrete | Applications of Shotcrete | Shotcrete Mix Design | Properties of Shotcrete | Advantages & Disadvantages of Shotcrete | 2 Method of Shotcrete | Wet-Mix Method | Dry Mix Method | IS Code for Shotcrete

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Shotcrete? Shotcrete is a method when we spray concrete or mortar with a high velocity (130–170 m/sec) on a vertical surface. In the shotcrete method, a nozzleman sprays concrete or mortar on a vertical surface to compact it with concrete.

A KNOCK-OUT Speaker to Headline the Collaborate 2021 User Conference

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Laila Ali, daughter of late beloved icon and humanitarian Muhammad Ali, is poised to inspire at virtual construction conference. Viewpoint News

World’s Largest Astronomy Museum Opens in Shanghai

The Constructor

The world’s largest astronomy museum opened in Shanghai on July 18, 2021. Located in the Lingang district of Shanghai, the Shanghai Astronomy.

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New York leads the U.S. hotel construction pipeline at the close of Q2‘21

BD+C

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

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

Food Forests Flourishing in Mumbai

Natural Building

George Remedios has planted ten ‘food forests’ in Mumbai, India over the course of six years. Some of them are in a space as small as just 13 feet by 145 feet.

Managing Field Workers Effectively In Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

The construction manager is conditioned to avoid emergencies by being proactive. It is necessary to have systems in place to deal with emergencies when they arise.

How to Make Steel Toe Boots Last Longer? (17 Ways)

Work Gearz

Steel toe boots definitely are a pinch for your pockets and you cannot keep buying them after every while, right? But you definitely need to wear them to work everyday and for the very same reason they get damaged earlier than your causal wear shoes and boots!

How to Ditch Construction HR Pitfalls

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Rummel Construction’s Andy Gagliardi talks with Viewpoint about how digitizing HR workflows removes employee management headaches. Construction Best Practices

New Plastic Additive for Construction of Roads

The Constructor

The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has approved the use of a plastic roads additive developed by Scottish company MacRebur. The product is.

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Producer prices for construction materials and services soar 26% over 12 months

BD+C

What is Single Roof and Double Roof | Types of Roof | Advantages & Disadvantages of Pitched Roof

Learn Civil Engineering

What is a Roof? A Structure covered with a top of the building is usually called a roof which protects the building from Sun, Rain, Snow, and Wind. Generally, roofs are classified into the following categories.

Consequences Of Avoiding Your Construction Bookkeeping

Contractor Bookkeeping

If you ask 100 business owners what they like least about running a business, the chances are good that bookkeeping will rank high on the list. It's an annoying and frustrating chore that takes up much time and is easy to put off until tomorrow.