December, 2021

How To Choose The Right Roofing Material For Your Home

Construction Marketing

A house is built to protect the people in it. In design and construction, every corner built plays a significant role. The roof, in this case, completes the shelter as it covers and protects the whole house and people living in it.

11 Construction Jobs That Work (Much) Better with Construction Technology

Viewpoint Construction Technology

New software technology is helping many parts of the construction business go faster. See 11 hotspots where the rubber hits the road! Construction Technology/News

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BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

Business Facilities

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System. The post BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

Episode 11: How Collaboration with Employees Can Fix Safety Blind Spots

Safety Services Company

Safety is not something that can be solved by one person alone. It requires collaboration and buy-in from all levels of an organization. As the saying goes, it takes a village. Jason Damm is the Natural Resources Project Manager and Health and Safety Coordinator at Metric Environmental.

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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.

Tube Structural System: Types & Features

The Constructor

A tubular structural system is used in high-rise buildings to resist lateral loads like wind and seismic forces. These lateral load resisting systems. Architecture High-rise structural systems Structural Engineering

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9 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Contractor Business

Construction Marketing

As a contractor, you likely know that your business is always at risk. Between the potential for accidents and injuries on the job site and the risk of lawsuits, it’s important to have insurance to protect yourself from financial losses, but what kind of insurance do you need?

Complete Resources For Your Construction Year-End Processes: On Tap!

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Trimble Viewpoint makes year-end processing easy for its clients. Viewpoint News

The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast

Business Facilities

Despite turbulence caused by labor and supply chain challenges, the manufacturing industry is experiencing a positive trajectory as it recovers from the pandemic. The post The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

How Lean Gets Done

Construction Business Owner

How Lean Gets Done. Alex Headley. Mon, 12/27/2021 - 07:30. In its early stages, the coronavirus pandemic forced dozens of major cities and even entire states to put a hold on construction to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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.

NeoConcrete: Applications and Advantages

The Constructor

NeoConcrete is a construction material that creates a continuous coating of 0.4 cm thickness for walls, floors, and exteriors that resembles terrazzo. Building Materials Building Technology Guide Concrete Properties Concrete Technology Special Concrete in Construction

Bamboo As A Building Material | Uses of Bamboo In Construction


Introduction Bamboo Materials Bamboo which does belong to the grass family – has been associated with various names such as “poor man’s timber”(low-class material, because people tend to choose brick, … Bamboo As A Building Material | Uses of Bamboo In Construction Read More ».

How to See the Underground Before Starting a Project

Construction Marketing

Do you work in a construction company? If yes, you have probably built several establishments in a different environment. What are the things you considered before and after a construction site is built? How to see the underground before starting a project?”

To Host or Not to Host: Is Cloud-Based Construction Management for You?

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Read the three major factors surrounding cloud based construction management, and see why migrating to cloud hosting is a smart, growth-based move. 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.

The Tourism Industry: Headed For Recovery

Business Facilities

domestic travel has almost returned to its pre-COVID levels, but business and international travel segments are seeing an uneven recovery. The post The Tourism Industry: Headed For Recovery appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

What Is Your Contractor Superpower?

Contractor Bookkeeping

As a Construction Contractor, much of your world is Outside The Box.

Demolition or Refurbishment: What are the Factors Controlling Decision-Making?

The Constructor

The decision to demolish or refurbish a specific building is not a simple task. It requires a trade-off between various objectives and values. Building Technology Guide Building Tips Concrete Technology How To Guide Strengthening & Retrofitting

What Is Slab On Grade | Grade On Slab Foundation | Slab On Fill vs Slab On Grade | Slab on Grade Foundation vs Crawl Space


What Is Grade On Slab? The Slab On Grade is defined as a directly laid on the earth surface for supporting the structural elements and walls.

10 Do’s And Don’ts Of A Perfect Kitchen Remodel

Construction Marketing

For most people, the kitchen is the heart and the crowning glory of their home. Here is where they pour all of their creativity and money, of course, to have a perfectly-looking area where they can cook and enjoy their family time together.

State of the Construction Industry: November 2021 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Much-needed good news for the construction industry highlights the stories we were following in November. Construction Technology/News

Spark Therapeutics To Invest $575M In Philadelphia

Business Facilities

The commercial gene therapy company's state-of-the-art innovation center will be located on Drexel University’s campus in Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood. The post Spark Therapeutics To Invest $575M In Philadelphia appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

Last-Minute Reminders Before The New Year Countdown

Contractor Bookkeeping

It’s been another excellent year for Fast Easy Accounting.

What are the Criteria for Selection of Dewatering Methods?

The Constructor

Dewatering is the process of removing excess water from saturated soil to facilitate the excavation process and create safe working conditions. Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering How To Guide Work Procedures

Methods of Rainwater Harvesting | Rooftop Rainwater Harvesting | Rainwater Harvesting Method | Types of Rainwater Harvesting | Rainwater Harvesting Diagram


What Is Rain Water Harvesting?

Top Digital Solutions and Technologies That Rule the Construction Industry Today

Construction Marketing

It goes without saying that success in any endeavor is about constant development. If the progress takes place, all the processes are improved in default. The construction market is not lacking in innovations and digital transformations in the 21 st century. Most companies implement modern software, AI, AR/VR algorithms, and other technologies to free performers from a range of challenges and stay competitive in the ever-changing niche.

5 Construction Technology Trends Australian Contractors Should Invest in Now

Viewpoint Construction Technology

As the construction industry continues to adapt, connect and scale, these are the 'must-have' innovations. Construction Best Practices

Texas Projects To Create 250 Biotech, Manufacturing Jobs

Business Facilities

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies will create 150 jobs in College Station-Bryan; MP Materials will bring 100 skilled jobs to Fort Worth. The post Texas Projects To Create 250 Biotech, Manufacturing Jobs appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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Episode 12: Risk Assessment: Why a Safety SME Initiative Is a Gamechanger

Safety Services Company

Risk assessments are absolutely integral to implementing safety at the workplace. Simply put, risk assessments are when you analyze your next series of steps in order to evaluate the safest course of action to address the task at hand.

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Dynamic Cracks vs. Static Cracks: Effects and Repair Techniques

The Constructor

Any concrete structure would eventually see cracks and demand proper repair. Nonetheless, one needs to understand the nature of the crack to repair. Concrete Cracks Concrete Technology

Can You Pour Concrete Over Concrete | How to Pour Concrete Over Existing Concrete | Can I Pour Concrete Over Concrete


Introduction An existing concrete floor can be levelled with the fresh concrete levelling layer; however, the existing concrete flooring must be prepared first.

Four Practical Reasons To Switch To Cloud-Based Accounting

Contractor Bookkeeping

If you've been considering making a move to a cloud-based accounting system, you're not alone. Cloud technology has impacted many business functions, including efficiently managing your business's financial aspects.

Public Sector Facilities Preventive Maintenance – Financial and Technical/Financial Visibility Criticality

Job Order Contracting

Public sector facilities preventive maintenance is critical to efficient facilities management, however, rarely performed with financial and technical visibility and transparency. What is it?