January, 2021

PFAS in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment?

Green Building Law Update

The question de riguer in commercial real estate transactions is if PFAS is included in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment?

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What is Plumbing Trap & 14 Plumbing Trap Used in House


A Plumbing Trap is a simple device of shape bending pipe that allows the passing of waste material. It also retains fluid for the prevention of the sewer gases from entering the building.

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How to Achieve the ‘Golden Thread’ of Construction Data

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Information is key to success in construction, so why rely on disconnected data and manual processes to get the job done? Construction Best Practices

Virtual Safety Training: What to Expect during a Biden OSHA

FDR Safety

FDRsafety is excited to partner with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry for a three part Virtual Safety Training series in January, February, and March 2021. Led by our Vice President, Steve Hawkins , the series will present three safety related topics that you will not want to miss!

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

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

Eelume: Snake-like Robot to Perform Underwater Infrastructure Maintenance | Video Inside

The Constructor

The gas and deep-sea oil industry has a vast and expensive infrastructure to maintain and supervise. Structures like wells, piers, cables, and a.

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Companies are Preparing for ESG Disclosure Rules

Green Building Law Update

Public companies in the U.S. find themselves at a dynamic time of emergent environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) disclosures. New appointees in the Biden Administration, from the SEC and the Labor Department to the top White House economic advisor, all signal mandatory ESG disclosures.

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Cash Flow Management And How To Track Income

Contractor Bookkeeping

A wise business owner once said, "Happiness is positive cash flow." As a business owner, I'm sure you agree. Everything is better when your cash-in exceeds your cash-out. A cash crisis can be emotionally devastating, and it can even kill your business.

Outperforming During a Pandemic: How Haugland Group Built an Award-Winning Project in Record Time

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Haugland Group preserved through the global pandemic and was awarded Viewpoint's Greatest Pivot on a Project award during Collaborate 2020. Viewpoint News

OSHA Compliance Enforcement Under President Biden

FDR Safety

As of last week, the Biden administration is officially underway. With any new presidency comes a variety of changes across government. One area of change that will affect thousands, if not millions of employers comes in the form of OSHA regulation and enforcement.

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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.

Important Know-How on Typology of Progressive Collapse

The Constructor

Progressive collapse of a structure is defined as the spread of an initial local failure of a structural element that eventually results in the. Building Technology Guide


What is Lintel Beam? Propose, Size & Types


What is Lintel Beam? A lintel beam is a structural member rest across the openings like windows, doors, etc.

Former Public Officials Indicted on Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis

Green Building Law Update

Michigan prosecutors last Thursday announced that 9 individuals have been indicted on a total of 42 counts related to a series of alleged actions and inactions that created the Flint water crisis.

Contractor of the Year: John W. Danforth Co.

Contractor Magazine

With strength, flexibility and a sense of optimism, Danforth navigates out of 2020 with purpose and a clear vision to succeed. Plumbing / Plumbing Contractor

Turnagain Marine Construction Wins Most Challenging Project Award 2020

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Turnagain Marine Construction's complex project earned them the title of Most Challenging Project in 2020's Viewpoint Constriction Awards. Construction Technology/News

What Makes A Successful Safety And Health Program In 2021

FDR Safety

The following is the transcript from an interview with Fred Rine, FDRsafety CEO. To view the interview please visit the FDRsafety Youtube Channel. I’m often asked, “what makes for a successful safety program?”

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ByBlock: An Advanced Construction Material for a Better Future

The Constructor

ByBlock, developed by ByFusion, is the very first construction-grade building material made entirely from plastic waste. This advanced building. Building Materials News

75+ Construction Tools Name and Their Uses with Image


Construction tools play an important role in any construction work as they provide a good finish and ease of work by reducing man work. There are different types of construction tools and equipment used in construction. Construction tools have their influence from ancient times to this period.

Complete Guide on Different Types of Roof Trusses

Learn Civil Engineering

Today, we will talk about the different types of roof trusses, components of roof trusses, the design of roof trusses, and many more things related to the roof truss. Firstly, we just discuss what is roof truss and what are the benefits of roof trusses. What is a Roof Truss?

What lifetime support means to us

CK Power

Welcome to the CK Family, here for you from cradle to grave. A good family supports each other, always. . And we consider every customer a part of our CK Power family.

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Welcome to the New Viewpoint Help!

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How a single platform for online help will provide a connected user experience to mirror our ViewpointOne suite of connected construction solutions. Viewpoint News

Milwaukee Tools and Uponor – A Partnership for Professionals

Contractor Magazine

The two manufacturers have partnered on product development, and plumbing pros reap the benefits. Hydronics / Hydronics Systems

How to Test Quality of Steel Reinforcement at Construction Site?

The Constructor

It is important to check the quality of reinforcement bars in order to ensure that the required characteristics are instilled into a structure. How To Guide

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Grasscrete – An Innovative Landscaping Idea


What is Grasscrete? The Grasscrete is the reinforced cellular concrete (cast on-site) grass paving surface on which natural glass can be grown. It is an environmentally friendly solution for makes aesthetically pleasing urban surroundings.


The Reason Why Some Construction Projects Fail

Contractor Bookkeeping

Estimating and submitting bids is one of the most stressful and nerve-wracking sides of your construction business. It is essential to keep in mind that "break-even" in the construction business is challenging to calculate because most projects are one-of-a-kind custom jobs.

Why Virtualization is Now the Biggest Trend in AEC

Construction Business Owner

Why Virtualization is Now the Biggest Trend in AEC. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 11:45. In a COVID-19 world, owners and executives understand the importance of a strong business continuity plan more than ever.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Construction Data — Without the Stress

Viewpoint Construction Technology

The better your construction data, the better your projects. Learn how to get more out of your data with Viewpoint Analytics. Viewpoint Technology

Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion

Business Facilities

The automaker will add 120 new jobs at the Honda of America Mfg., Anna Engine Plant with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant. Read: Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Tips and Rules for Design of Reinforced Concrete Columns

The Constructor

The design of reinforced concrete (RC) column is carried out by following certain procedures. However, some specific rules and requirements need to. Design Guide How To Guide Structural Design Structural Engineering

Standardise as you go: The key to better and admin-free processes

Lets Build

Keeping track of what is happening on construction sites is challenging if you don’t have the right processes and tools to help you. The result? Information overload and excessive admin workload. Increased waiting time between tasks. Non-conformities are discovered during handovers.

Contractor Bookkeeping In Ten Minutes A Day Using QuickBooks

Contractor Bookkeeping

Each contractor type has unique construction accounting needs, which means if the QuickBooks process is custom-fitted to each construction company's needs, it is a beautiful thing.

Why Now Is the Time to Modernize Your Construction Business

Construction Business Owner

Why Now Is the Time to Modernize Your Construction Business. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 01/27/2021 - 10:17. It's a new year! With hope and optimism by our side, 2021 should turn out better than the last year.

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Transforming Construction HR: How DP Electric Netted Honors for its App-Based Approach

Viewpoint Construction Technology

DP Electric is awarded Most Innovative Use of Viewpoint Technology during Collaborate 2020 for its development of three integrated software applicatio. Construction Technology/News