May, 2020

11 Steps in Construction of Multi Storey Buildings

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Lessons Learned: Strategies for Going Back to Work


The COVID-19 pandemic has touched nearly every industry across the globe—and the impact on construction has been huge. Construction is the backbone of the U.S. economy. Combine the pandemic with the struggles with the labor shortage and the supply chain, and it has created the perfect storm. Beyond the clear hurdles associated with closing many doors, there will be long-term impacts to the supply chain.

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A Guide To Construction Tower Cranes


The workhorses of construction sites around the world. The post A Guide To Construction Tower Cranes appeared first on cnstrctr. Construction News Division 01 - General Requirements Featured Articles General Construction Knowledge construction contractor crane crane safety how are tower cranes used? jobsite tower crane what is a tower crane? why are tower cranes used

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Construction industry is like 'a rocket about to take off'

Construction Dive

The CEO of one of the country's top electrical subcontracting firms sees U.S. construction slowing, but only temporarily

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

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

Lack of Trust has Doomed the Construction Sector

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery. One thing is for certain, no one can solve a problem without asking the right questions. The negative practices that have affected the construction sector (including architects, engineers, builders, operators, and real property owners and facilities managers-AECOO sector) can not be resolved with technology.

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Rethinking the Global Supply Chain

Pro Builder

Rethinking the Global Supply Chain. acebulski. Thu, 05/28/2020 - 09:00. Avoiding supply-chain disruptions in the future (and especially in a crisis) requires a recommitment to American-made products. Tony L. Callahan.

7 Tips to Prepare Accurate Construction Estimates

The Constructor

Project planning and budget estimation is very important for a construction project to be successful. If you don’t plan your project beforehand, you. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

The Dotted Line: How will clients approach contracts post-pandemic?

Construction Dive

Owners will likely demand more flexibility in future construction contracts so they can easily suspend or stop projects, as well as mitigate their risk

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Prepping For Reentry: 8 Facility Maintenance Steps For Reopening Commercial Properties

Commercial Construction

A version of this post was published in Illinois Real Estate Journal as a bylined article from Englewood Construction.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

COVID 19 Commercial Building Liability

Green Building Law Update

With all 50 states now in some stage of reopening from coronavirus pandemic closures, many commercial real estate owners are questioning if they can be liable for damages when someone, whether an employee of the business tenant or someone else, claims to have contracted COVID-19 at their building.

Addressing the Uncertainty over Construction Materials

Viewpoint Construction Technology

It may soon be more important than ever to be able to track materials acquisitions, usage and waste in real time. Construction Best Practices

How to reduce admin work and endless meetings in construction

Lets Build

For many in construction, excessive administrative work and hours of endless meetings are seen as part of the job and as something that they can’t change. Stakeholders in construction may spend up to 40% of their time hunting down progress updates, writing reports, or just attending meetings.

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How will COVID-19 affect the Construction Sector? [PDF]

The Constructor

The coronavirus pandemic has created turmoil in the construction sector. Once back on track after the lockdown, the government will have to take some. Construction Engineering & Management

Coronavirus has affected construction the most in these 10 states

Construction Dive

More than any others, these states are dealing with historic levels of construction unemployment, a decline in jobsite activity and government shutdowns

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Dan Scott, conductor of the orchestra

The Korte Company

Dan Scott is the sort of retiree whose resting state might be more active than men half his age. He’s 66, but that’s just a number. The arbors, trellises and that custom platform supporting 19-foot-tall cherry tomato plants are a testament to a man who never really quit work.

New BREEAM In Use Version in a Changing World

Green Building Law Update

Last week BRE Global announced that the “BREEAM USA In-Use Version 6 for Commercial and Residential” green building rating system has launched. In addition to improvements to the prior commercial building rating system BREEAM In-Use now includes residential for the first time (accepting that existing multi-family building is a very much underserved sector).

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UK Contractor RED Systems Ltd. Using Field View to Track Workers’ Health and Safety

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Amid COVID-19, RED Systems' workers were top of mind, so the company utilized Field View to provide thorough health and safety tracking. Client Spotlight

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Coming up with the new normal: How construction can turn the COVID-19 crisis into a transformative force

Lets Build

These words as expressed by David Philp (Global BIM/IM Consultancy Director at Aecom and Head of B.I.M at UK BIM Task Force) during the recent Virtual Town Hall , organised by LetsBuild, perfectly describe the situation that the construction industry is currently in.

How to Prevent Workplace Violence During & After COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

How to Prevent Workplace Violence During & After COVID-19. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 05/28/2020 - 15:00. COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the American economy and the construction industry.

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4 major contractors issue call for coronavirus tech solutions

Construction Dive

The NEXT Coalition, which includes DPR, McCarthy, Haskell and Black & Veatch, is looking for ideas from the industry to continue to protect construction and office workers

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How to Perform Electric Arc Welding in Steel Structures? [PDF]

The Constructor

The electric arc welding process uses an electric arc to generate heat to melt the parent material and the filler material (electrode) to form a. How To Guide Steel Structures Work Procedures

Two New LEED Pilot Credits Respond to COVID-19

Green Building Law Update

America is reopening including physically opening its buildings and the U.S. Green Building Council has announced that LEED will play a role in confronting risk in the post coronavirus pandemic era. Last week Mahesh Ramanujam, the President & CEO of USGBC announced in a published letter that the “second generation at USGBC will focus on our relevant and reimagined vision: Healthy people in healthy places equals a healthy economy.”

Your Construction Data Transformation Depends on the Right Partner for the Job

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why choosing the right technology partner is critical for contractors looking to take the next steps to modernize and become data-driven contractors. Viewpoint Technology

Ontex Group Creating $93.3M Investment In North Carolina

Business Facilities

The Belgian personal care company will locate its first U.S. manufacturing site in Rockingham County, NC, creating 403 jobs. . Read: Ontex Group Creating $93.3M Investment In North Carolina at

Your Guide to Selecting Hand & Head PPE for the Jobsite

Construction Business Owner

Your Guide to Selecting Hand & Head PPE for the Jobsite. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 05/27/2020 - 13:21. An examination of the best personal protective equipment (PPE) on the market for hand and head protection for your construction team

OSHA issues new COVID-19 guidance

Construction Dive

The agency's latest workplace enforcement guidance for contractors details how to determine if a coronavirus case is work related

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What are the Safety Protocols for the Demolition of a Structure? [PDF]

The Constructor

As we know, every design of a building or a structure has a life span known as design life. When this design life (80-100 years) of the building is. How To Guide Safety Guide Specifications

The New and Improved 2020 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard

Green Building Law Update

The 2020 version of the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) is now available for free download and public use. You care about this because the NGBS is the most used green building standard in the United States. As of April 1, 2020, more than 216,000 residential dwellings have been certified to the NGBS through NGBS Green, the third-party certification program administered by Home Innovation Research Labs.

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Shifting Construction Perspectives in a Post-COVID World

Viewpoint Construction Technology

As the landscape of the construction industry has shifted, contractors are making tough decisions to stay in business. This webinar series will help! Viewpoint News

Forcura To Create 115 Jobs At New Florida HQ

Business Facilities

Healthcare technology company Forcura will invest $2.15 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Jacksonville, FL. Read: Forcura To Create 115 Jobs At New Florida HQ at

Working Out An Effective Marketing Budget For Your Service-Based Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

“How much should I spend on marketing?” Most construction business people ask me this question at some stage. Many small company owners find working out how much to spend on marketing a tricky exercise to calculate. Generally, there are five ways to work out a marketing budget for the year.

Data analytics facilitates more accurate project costs, schedules

Construction Dive

Construction has lagged in data collection, but experts emphasize its value during the pandemic and beyond and how construction firms can take advantage of others’ mistakes