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.

N-95 Masks DO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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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Outstanding Women in Construction 2020

Construction Business Owner

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

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.

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

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. .

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.

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.

Machine Learning Software for Facade Inspection | Video Inside

The Constructor

Machine learning and artificial intelligence have long been in the construction industry to make some real impactful ripples. After almost two years.

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.

Site Mix Concrete Vs Ready Mix Concrete – Which is Better

Civiconcepts

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.

Feature: Women in Construction 2020

Constructech

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

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

PERI Prints An Entire Building.

cnstrctr

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

Self-Assembling Robot Swarms to Form Bridges and Buildings: The Future of Construction

The Constructor

A swarm of robots turning themselves into bridges, buildings, vehicles, and what not! Sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie? Not anymore.

How to Create & Maintain a Productive Training Program

Construction Business Owner

How to Create & Maintain a Productive Training Program. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 12:18. Simulators—by their very nature—are well-positioned to help construction firms and vocational schools overcome the training challenges brought on by COVID-19.

Concrete Mix Design as Per IS Code -10262: 2019

Civiconcepts

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.

Controlling concrete setting times

GCP Applied Technologies

Controlling concrete setting times. Phillip.fry@gc…. Mon, 11/02/2020 - 11:14. GCP Applied Technologies. November 02, 2020. Find tips on methods and concrete admixtures that can help contractors control concrete setting times.

A Contractor's Guide To Dealing With Customers Who Refuse To Pay

Contractor Bookkeeping

All construction contractors have experienced bad debt's financial pain, which is defined as a customer who refuses to pay no matter what you do. I've been there before, and it will probably happen again in the future.

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Top 155 Architecture Firms for 2020

BD+C

Gensler, Perkins and Will, and HKS Architects top the rankings of the nation's largest architecture firms for nonresidential and multifamily buildings work, as reported in Building Design+Construction's 2020 Giants 400 Report

How Climbing Formwork Makes Concrete Construction Easy?

The Constructor

Climbing formwork is a special type of formwork that rises along with the progress of vertical concrete construction. It can move on its own by using. Building Technology Guide Formwork/Shuttering How To Guide

6 Quick Tips for Calculating Concrete Yield

Construction Business Owner

6 Quick Tips for Calculating Concrete Yield. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 16:48. When pouring concrete, it's important to make sure you know all the variables involved and calculate with them in mind. Here's how to accurately estimate concrete yield with construction tech

How to increase the speed of response in your construction sites

Lets Build

All construction projects rely on a long chain of stakeholders that have to work together and communicate in a seamless way so that the scheduled tasks are completed on time and on budget.

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Get There Florida: The Sunshine State’s New Workforce Education Initiative

Business Facilities

Get There Florida is a new workforce education initiative aimed at raising awareness of short-term but high-value career and technical education programs. Read: Get There Florida: The Sunshine State’s New Workforce Education Initiative at BusinessFacilities.com.