November, 2020

How To Safely Use Sealants and Coatings During Construction

Construction Marketing

There are many different types of sealants and coatings used in building construction. When applying sealants and coatings to any surface, you need to make sure that you’re following the standard safety guidelines.

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Skepticism Abounds – It Can’t Happen to Me… or Can it?

FDR Safety

This blog utilizes research and data from a range of professional safety journals (i.e., Professional Safety) and research reports, and blends it with economic realities and common company leadership expectations.

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How to reduce bug holes in concrete

GCP Applied Technologies

How to reduce bug holes in concrete. Phillip.fry@gc…. Tue, 11/10/2020 - 13:13. GCP Applied Technologies. November 10, 2020. Discover best practices for improving the aesthetics of your concrete, including reducing bug holes.

How to Find, Hire and Retain the Best Construction Employees

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Hire and manage talented construction employees with construction human resource management software. 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.

COVID–19 in Buildings is all about Ventilation

Green Building Law Update

This post is about what we know today about how to occupy commercial and public buildings, from offices to schools, in order to prevent the spread of the SARS-Cov-2 (the now designation for what had been the novel coronavirus 2019). If in 1992, “it’s the economy, stupid” was the phrase coined as the message of the day, today as we face another surge in SARS-Cov-2 cases, it should be “it’s the ventilation, stupid.”.

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A Guide To Building a Home With Metal vs. Wood

Construction Marketing

Homebuilding is done by building a single structure, usually referred to as a “home” for a family.


FDR Safety

The very mentioning of COVID-19 has a way of ruffling feathers. Since the pandemic first arrived in early 2020 there have been constant debates surrounding it, especially regarding the topic of masks. Thankfully, the U.S

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[VIDEO] Watch 1400 Days of Work Building the NFL’s Largest Stadium in 3 Minutes

Construction Junkie

via EarthCam // YouTube. While I’ve written a lot about the new Las Vegas Raiders stadium over the past couple of years, that stadium wasn’t the only one to make its NFL debut this season.

Connecting Service Contractors’ Back Offices and In-Field Technicians — In an Instant

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Vista Field Service gives service techs faster, easier tools to work with in the field while closing the data loop with the back office. Viewpoint News

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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.

To Make Dishwashers Great Again?

Green Building Law Update

Last Friday the U.S. Department of Energy issued a final rule effective November 30, 2020, that will once again permit American households to purchase dishwashers that actually clean dishes, as they had done for most of the machine’s 130 year history.

Gruppo Fanti To Invest $30M In West Virginia

Business Facilities

The Italy-based metal packaging manufacturing company Gruppo Fanti will open its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Weirton, WV, creating 40 new full-time jobs. Read: Gruppo Fanti To Invest $30M In West Virginia at

The 2 Types of Welding Helmets You Need To Consider

Construction Marketing

A welding helmet is arguably the most integral piece of protective equipment a welder must use. Aside from physically covering your face from sparks, a welding helmet also protects your vision from dangerous infrared and ultraviolet rays , which are emitted when welding.

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Your New Boss May Not Really Understand Safety | Part 2

FDR Safety

This article is apart of our “Tools For Building a Foundation in Safety” series by Luke Contos. We highly recommend reading Part 1, which can be found here. Part 2. .

How to Consolidate Concrete in Congested Reinforced Concrete Members?

The Constructor

Consolidation of fresh concrete in congested concrete members should be performed using proper concrete pouring and compaction procedures. Otherwise, Concrete Work Procedure Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments How To Guide Work Procedures

Construction Metrics We’re Watching — November 2020: 2020 Employment Benchmarks

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A look at the state of the construction industry from a statistical point of view. Construction Technology/News

EPA Releases Draft National Recycling Strategy

Green Building Law Update

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a draft National Recycling Strategy and is seeking public comment through December 4, 2020, with the goal of finalizing it in early 2021.

LED, LSUS Form $3M Technology Cooperative Endeavor Agreement

Business Facilities

million Louisiana Economic Development grant will match $2 million from LSU Shreveport to grow technology careers. Read: LED, LSUS Form $3M Technology Cooperative Endeavor Agreement at

What Are The Popular Heavy Equipment Used On Most Jobs

Construction Marketing

No matter the size, any agricultural property, mining operation, or construction project needs heavy equipment. Of course, heavy equipment’s diversity in terms of applications and size can be of great help.

Outstanding Women in Construction 2020

Construction Business Owner

Outstanding Women in Construction 2020. Greg Ragsdale. Mon, 11/30/2020 - 09:13.

How to Construct a Bored Pile Foundation?

The Constructor

Bored pile foundation or drilled shaft foundation is a commonly used foundation for supporting heavy vertical loads. It transfers the load to the. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Pile Foundation

Unlock Construction Productivity by Integrating Key Workflows

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Get the keys to improved construction productivity and collaboration in just 15 minutes. Construction Best Practices

Site Mix Concrete Vs Ready Mix Concrete – Which is Better


As we know that concrete is the most valuable construction material. Therefore, the quality of concrete also becomes important for construction. Ingredients used for making.

S2A Modular To Build First East Coast MegaFactory In Florida

Business Facilities

The maker of electrically self-sustaining homes and commercial properties has selected Macclenny in northern Florida for its MegaFactory location. Read: S2A Modular To Build First East Coast MegaFactory In Florida at

[VIDEO] Check Out This Excavator Free Fall Down a Huge Underground Access Shaft

Construction Junkie

Excavators aren’t typically meant to be dropped down to a lower level, but certain circumstances require it sometimes. The machines are obviously extremely heavy, so a large crane and proper rigging is required for it to happen safely.

The four pillars of collaboration in the construction industry

Lets Build

Why collaboration in construction is key. For many players in construction, the industry needs to change the way stakeholders communicate and, by extension, collaborate with each other.

What are the Factors Controlling the Distance Between RCC Columns?

The Constructor

There is no specific rule to determine the desired distance between reinforced concrete columns. Factors like architectural considerations, function. Building Building Technology Guide Building Tips

Feature: Women in Construction 2020


Leading the charge in the construction industry We are in a perfect storm, of sorts.

Concrete Mix Design as Per IS Code -10262: 2019


Concrete Mix Design as per IS Code means the Government of Indian release guidelines for concrete strength and quality control. Indian standard code gives proper.

NewCold Investing $150M In Major U.S. Expansion

Business Facilities

The Netherlands-based temperature-controlled warehousing and distribution company will create more than 200 new jobs in Lebanon, IN. Read: NewCold Investing $150M In Major U.S. Expansion at

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The Ultimate Construction Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Construction Junkie

Another year is about ready to wrap up as the holiday season is upon us. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it can be stressful for those in your life that are hard to buy for, especially those in the construction trades.

PERI Prints An Entire Building.


Weekly Construction News Analysis. The post PERI Prints An Entire Building. appeared first on cnstrctr. All Posts Construction News 3d printing automation construction construction news contractor electrical mechanical

Understanding Water Leakage in Concrete Structures: Its Causes and Prevention

The Constructor

Proper understanding of the causes behind water leakage in concrete is necessary for designers and site engineers to incorporate the preventive. Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Concrete Work Procedure How To Guide Work Procedures