April, 2020

Resources for Owners/Managers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Surveyor

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

Surveyor

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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All the Ways We Can Help Right Now

Surveyor

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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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.

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.

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.

COVID-19 Impacts on the Construction Industry

Surveyor

How the Coronavirus has impacted the construction industry. Viewpoint News

Consultant predicts a post-coronavirus 'construction tsunami'

Construction Dive

Contractors should look to predictive models to help plan for getting back to work after the COVID-19 crisis abates, which could be in just over a month, according to a presenter at a recent DBIA webinar

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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5 steps to overcome remote work challenges in construction

Lets Build

As construction faces the serious effects of the Coronavirus outbreak, more and more companies are forced to either shut down their sites or, in the best-case scenario, limit their operating activities.

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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.

Tracking Prefabrication Productivity

Surveyor

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

New York expands prevailing wage laws to private construction projects

Construction Dive

Many projects worth $5 million or more and that receive 30% of construction costs from public agencies must now comply with state prevailing wage laws, which differ by county

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.

3D Printed Concrete Buildings- Working & Features

The Constructor

3D printed concrete buildings are one of the popular applications of 3D printing in construction. It is a 3D printing technology that makes use of 3D.