April, 2020

Resources for Owners/Managers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Viewpoint Construction Technology

As an owner/manager, your employees’ well-being is of high priority. Here are some tips and resources for how to support your teams. Viewpoint News

Post-coronavirus contingency planning for contractors, owners

Construction Dive

When U.S. construction reboots, contractors will face new short-term and long-term challenges. An expert from Turner & Townsend offers ways to prepare

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4 Ways To Protect Your Workforce During COVID-19

FDR Safety

The world has changed and it may never get back to exactly where it was before. As many are settling in to their “new normal” at home, we at FDRsafety have been meticulously learning and implementing programs for the “new normal” on the job site.

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Outsourced Marketing vs. Staffing for Construction Companies

Construction Marketing

The decision to Outsource Marketing to a consultant or agency, or to hire staff for marketing is a frequent but critical consideration. Factors include the frequency of specific marketing activities, the availability of talent, and the financial return of either scenario.

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 and the Risk from Recirculated Air in Buildings

Green Building Law Update

The Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations (REHVA) has in recent days issued guidance on how to occupy commercial and public buildings, from offices to schools, “in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.”.

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The New Normal: 8 ways the coronavirus crisis is changing construction

Construction Dive

What Is Concrete | Different Types of Concrete

CivilJungle

What Is Concrete? Concrete is the final product resulting from mixing cement , aggregates (including sand), water, and mixtures. It is initially malleable in its “wet” state and solidifies over time, gaining strength and durability. The first use of concrete was by the Roman Empire.

Technical Terms used in Brick Masonry

Learn Civil Engineering

If you want to be a successful civil engineer, then you need to know all about the technical terms used in brick masonry, i hope this article will definitely help you.

Compressive Strength of Concrete -Cube Test [PDF], Procedure, Results

The Constructor

Compressive strength of concrete cube test provides an idea about all the characteristics of concrete. Cube test results judges proper concreting at. Concrete Technology How To Guide Material Testing Guide GE Lab Tests Practical Civil Engineering

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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.

Tips for a Successful Webinar

Construction Marketing

With COVID-19, many companies must think outside the box to keep their engagement high. There is no better time than today to start planning your next webinar. Here are 10 successful webinar tips. Know you attendees. Consider these three questions: Who will be attending?

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State of the Construction Industry: March 2020 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

We’ve focused our March roundup on news related to the impact of Coronavirus in the construction industry. Construction Technology/News

Coronavirus crisis inspires industry collaboration: 'We're all in this together'

Construction Dive

Contractors, subs, suppliers and owners are coming together to post photos, lay out best practices and combine insight for toolbox talks to overcome jobsite challenges posed by the pandemic

Maryland is First State to Legislate Permitted Use of PFAS

Green Building Law Update

Prior to the just concluded session of the Maryland legislature, the State’s laws and regulations were silent with regard to PFAS chemicals including PFOA.

Is Gravity Part of OSHA’s LOTO Regulation?

FDR Safety

In recent months, we at FDRsafety have been surprised at the number of cases involving injuries resulting from falling objects. While accidents are an unfortunate reality in industry, some involved trained workers being in the line of fire.

Six Ways to Manage Your Construction Team During a Pandemic

cnstrctr

The coronavirus may not be the last pandemic, ensure your construction company is prepared. The post Six Ways to Manage Your Construction Team During a Pandemic appeared first on cnstrctr. All Posts Division 01 - General Requirements Featured Articles

Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection

Business Facilities

John H. Boyd, founder of The Boyd Company, Inc., shares how he expects the COVID-19 pandemic to impact corporate relocation, commercial real estate and the states' battle for new industry and jobs. Read: Top 10 COVID-19 Takeaways For Corporate Site Selection at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Tracking Prefabrication Productivity

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why Controlled Construction Environments are More Important than Ever and How Contractors are Using Technology to Gain Efficiency. Construction Best Practices

AIA index points to major downturn in commercial construction

Construction Dive

The record decline in billings reflects how quickly business conditions have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and portends a grim outlook

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Supreme Court Permits State Law Claims Against Superfund Property

Green Building Law Update

In an instructive environmental law decision last week, the U.S.

Is Gravity Part of OSHA’s LOTO Regulation?

FDR Safety

In recent months, we at FDRsafety have been surprised at the number of cases involving injuries resulting from falling objects. While accidents are an unfortunate reality in industry, some involved trained workers being in the line of fire.

5 steps to prevent common construction schedule delays

Lets Build

Construction schedule delays are a common problem within the industry and for a very good reason. As reported by McKinsey and Company, an average project in construction is expected to experience a minimum 20-month delay and an 80% budget overrun.

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Success

Business Facilities

The integration of artificial intelligence within life sciences is making drug discovery and development more innovative, less labor intensive and more cost-effective, says Deloitte’s annual global outlook. Read: Biotech: Finding The DNA For Success at BusinessFacilities.com.

All the Ways We Can Help Right Now

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint is focused on helping our community bridge the COVID-19 situation with resources, product information and customer support. Viewpoint News

After COVID-19, there will be a new normal for construction safety

Construction Dive

Construction, how we move forward through this crisis safely must be defined now. Are we ready

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Maryland Enacts New Environmental Laws in 2020

Green Building Law Update

The 440th session of the Maryland General Assembly commenced on January 8, 2020. The 90 day session was, for the first time since the Civil War cut short, ending three weeks early (. of note, the predecessor, appointed not elected, General Assembly of Maryland was first called together in 1635 in St.

How to Help Your Employees Cope with the Stress of COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

How to Help Your Employees Cope with the Stress of COVID-19. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 04/01/2020 - 09:46. Construction is a people business built on healthy relationships and partnerships. Human capital risk management holds that employees are the primary asset of companies.

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Construction project management 101 – Checklist

Lets Build

The term construction project management can be used to describe a vast number of tasks, roles and responsibilities. But one thing is always sure. In-depth technical insight, tools, software, techniques , and knowledge are required to deliver today’s complex and quality building projects.

Dymax Investing $21.5M In North Carolina

Business Facilities

Connecticut-based Dymax Corporation will create 59 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in Gastonia, North Carolina. Read: Dymax Investing $21.5M In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

COVID-19 Impacts on the Construction Industry

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How the Coronavirus has impacted the construction industry. Viewpoint News

Software companies develop tech safety nets to measure social distancing

Construction Dive

Using image-capture data or GPS sensors, developers say their applications can notify workers and superintendents in real time if workers don't maintain social distancing

Maryland Enacts New Environmental Laws in 2020

Green Building Law Update

The 440th session of the Maryland General Assembly commenced on January 8, 2020. The 90 day session was, for the first time since the Civil War cut short, ending three weeks early (. of note, the predecessor, appointed not elected, General Assembly of Maryland was first called together in 1635 in St.

Project Management 101: A Modern Primer for New Leadership

Construction Business Owner

Project Management 101: A Modern Primer for New Leadership. Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 04/10/2020 - 17:06. A modern construction leader's guide to the basic tenets of strong project management