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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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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.

Mansard Roof | Mansard Roof Design | Types of Mansard Roof | How To Build Mansard Roof


What Is A Mansard Roof? A mansard roof is having a four–sided gambrel–style hip roof. The gambrel–style roof is nothing new it is a modified version of the gable roof.

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

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?”

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

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

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

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.

What Is Asphalt Paving | Types of Asphalt Paving | What Does Asphalt Cost | Hot Mix, Warm Mix, and Cold Mix Asphalt


Introduction of Asphalt Paving. Asphalt is also known as bitumen. Asphalt is a sticky, black, largely thick liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum. It may be planted in natural deposits or may be a refined product.

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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 ».

TECLA 3D Printed Home of Mud in Italy

Natural Building

Named TECLA, a combination of the words technology and clay, this home was designed by Mario Cucinella Architects in Italy and was constructed and engineered by Wasp using clay sourced from a nearby riverbed.

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.

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

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 Honeycomb in Concrete? Effects, Causes, Prevention & Remedy

Civil Lead

What is Honeycomb in Concrete? When the finished concrete surface has a rough texture, cavities, voids on the surface, and. Read more. Concrete Technology Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Concrete Construction Structure

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.

What Is Your Contractor Superpower?

Contractor Bookkeeping

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

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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Optimizing the Project Delivery Process

Construction Business Owner

Optimizing the Project Delivery Process. Alex Headley. Thu, 12/09/2021 - 16:35. Digital transformation may seem like the buzzword of the hour, but its benefits are real, especially in sectors with high-dollar projects and multiple stakeholders.

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


What Is Rain Water Harvesting?

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.

Massive Rammed Earth Home in Texas

Natural Building

It took 2 years and 3.5 million pounds of dirt just to create the two-foot-thick rammed-earth walls of this 6,000-square-foot home designed by Lake Flato Architects for Ashlyn and Dan Perry outside of Marfa, Texas.

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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