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Beyond COVID-19 - How To Build Value In Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

We've said it before, and we'll say it again – this has been a challenging few months for all of us, but there is no better time to think seriously about your business. We all understand the economy has been tough for construction owners. I know you have made severe adjustments in your lifestyle and your businesses; however, remember this too shall pass because there is nothing new under the sun.

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How to Lay Geosynthetic Fabric in Highway Construction? [PDF]

The Constructor

Geosynthetics are extensively used in highway construction as they play the role of a separator, filter, reinforcement, stiffener, drainer, barrier, Highway Engineering How To Guide Pavement Design Work Procedures

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Construction employment sees record rebound in May

Construction Dive

New government employment data points to a sooner-than-expected economic recovery, according to ABC economist Anirban Basu

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Types of Estimate used in Building Construction

Civiconcepts

The post Types of Estimate used in Building Construction appeared first on Civiconcepts.

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

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

Streamlining Construction RFIs and Other Manual Processes

Viewpoint Construction Technology

An efficient, real time workflow for RFIs and other critical construction communications is critical to construction productivity. Construction Best Practices

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How contractors can protect jobsites from vandalism

Construction Dive

Recent looting incidents across the country are a reminder that contractors should employ commonsense strategies to reduce the risk of their projects being robbed or vandalized, experts say

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McClancy Seasoning Investing $9.4M In South Carolina

Business Facilities

The spice company is expanding its manufacturing and distribution operations and creating 108 new jobs at its two locations in Lancaster County, SC. Read: McClancy Seasoning Investing $9.4M In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

Phase 2 Begins for WSSC’s Innovative Bio-Energy Project

PC Construction

In April, the WSSC Water Commissioners approved Phase 2 funding, allowing PC to begin construction of the design-build Piscataway WRRF Bio-Energy Project in Accokeek, Maryland. The $228 million for Phase 2 brings the total investment. All Integrated Delivery Projects Water & Wastewater Treatment Design-Build WSSC

What Is The Strongest Foundation For A House

Civiconcepts

The post What Is The Strongest Foundation For A House appeared first on Civiconcepts.

Webinar Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our webinars, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how webinars have affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button:

Contractors hire medical professionals for COVID-19 guidance, site visits

Construction Dive

From temperature-taking nurses to infectious disease control consultants, contractors are partnering with medical experts to create strategies for healthy jobsites and offices

COVID-19 Response And Recovery

Business Facilities

The COVID-19 crisis is bringing out the best in communities from coast to coast. Economic development organizations are giving small businesses financial lifelines. They’re also teaming up with local businesses to create a supply chain for critical medical supplies. Read: COVID-19 Response And Recovery at BusinessFacilities.com.

Getting rid of the old habits: How to succeed in the digital transformation of your company

Lets Build

Regardless of the type of your project, 80% of the process is always the same. So standardising the way you design, collaborate, and eventually build is a valid option. FREE GUIDE: How to reduce construction delays by more than 20%. More importantly, it will take a lot of pressure off your shoulders and help you flag critical problems at an early stage and prevent mistakes before they appear.

Self Compacting Concrete Test & Result

Civiconcepts

The post Self Compacting Concrete Test & Result appeared first on Civiconcepts. CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY

Reader Survey 2021 Professional Constructor Central

Can you believe we are in 2021? 2020 was a challenging year for construction professionals. Here at Professional Constructor Central, we have worked tirelessly to provide guidance and a sense of community for our viewers. Professional Constructor Central’s many thought-leaders eased the physical distance between us by sharing their wisdom and empathy. Our goal is that through our site, we helped make 2020 as rewarding as it was challenging. We would love for you to share your experience about how our site has affected your learning, and also your thoughts on how to make it better. The total time to complete the survey is 3-5 minutes. To view the survey, click the “View Now” button below:

Construction unions call on Massachusetts governor to strengthen COVID-19 protections

Construction Dive

The Massachusetts Building Trades Council wants more worker protections regarding coronavirus, such as the right to stop work and not lose out on pay

Dot’s Pretzels Investing $15M In Kansas Expansion

Business Facilities

The pretzel maker has selected Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton, KS for a new manufacturing facility that will create 22 new jobs. Read: Dot’s Pretzels Investing $15M In Kansas Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Food Processing Kansas Manufacturing CBRE Copaken Brooks corporate expansion Dot's Pretzels Edgerton ElevateEdgerton!

Why Embracing Construction Tech Leads to Sustainable Profit Growth

Construction Business Owner

Why Embracing Construction Tech Leads to Sustainable Profit Growth. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 06/09/2020 - 15:46. How your construction company can improve your accounting and accounts payable processes with construction tech and software

Top 15 Civil Engineering SOFTWARE

Civiconcepts

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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.

Court rejects bid for OSHA COVID-19 emergency standard

Construction Dive

Construction industry groups applauded the decision regarding a lawsuit from the AFL-CIO requesting a temporary emergency standard to address coronavirus in the workplace

Grifols Therapeutics Investing $351M In North Carolina Expansion

Business Facilities

The global healthcare company will create 300 jobs at a new specialized blood plasma facility and logistics center at its Clayton, NC campus. Read: Grifols Therapeutics Investing $351M In North Carolina Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Florida DOT Plans to Oversee New Pedestrian Bridge at FIU 2 Years After Deadly Collapse

Construction Junkie

2 years ago, an under construction pedestrian bridge on Florida International University’s (FIU) campus collapsed onto the open road below, killing 6 people and injuring several more. After a 19 month investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded their investigation late last year , largely placing the blame on the engineer of record’s design. Now, officials are ready to start the process of replacing the bridge.

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Going viral: How the coronavirus pandemic could change the built environment

BD+C

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on March 11, and by the first week of April, there was a nearly 80% decline in occupancy for hotels in the U.S., according to the hospitality analytics company STR. That same week, the National Restaurant Association estimated that 110,000 restaurants could close within the following 30 days, on top of the 30,000 dining places that had already shuttered.

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.

New York City reopens nonessential construction work

Construction Dive

Phase 1 begins today, allowing construction to reboot on almost 32,500 nonessential projects across the city's five boroughs

FerraTex Solutions Investing Nearly $2M In Virginia Expansion

Business Facilities

The company will establish a new subsidiary operation and create 15 new jobs in Henry County, VA with help from local and state economic development grants. Read: FerraTex Solutions Investing Nearly $2M In Virginia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Virginia Applied Felts Bowles Industrial Park Business Incentives corporate expansion FerraTex Solutions Henry County Martinsville-Henry County EDC Virginia Economic Development Partnership

The ConTechCrew Podcast Leads the Charge on Jobsite Tech Adoption

Construction Junkie

Construction Junkie’s annual Best Construction Podcast of 2020 Competition is underway and the voting booth is officially open. As part of the competition, I will be individually highlighting each of the 12 nominees throughout until the booth closes on July 1. First up is The ConTechCrew Podcast. The ConTechCrew is one of the contest’s longest tenured nominees, appearing in 5 of the 6, dating all the way back to 2016.

How to Increase Safety & Social Distancing Without Ruining Your Budget

Construction Business Owner

How to Increase Safety & Social Distancing Without Ruining Your Budget. Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 06/12/2020 - 09:12. As the construction industry inches closer to fully reopening across the country, worker safety continues to be at the forefront of conversation. While we seem to be getting closer to a return to normal, in the meantime, there will likely be an entirely new normal in which all contractors will have to make adjustments to how they’re used to doing things, at least for a time

Windover employs tech to expedite truss production, installation

Construction Dive

The construction company used data from 3D modeling to design and manufacture 935 trusses and deliver them to the jobsite in three days

Lowe’s Canada Building New Distribution Center In Greater Calgary

Business Facilities

Expected to open in the fall of 2021, the new 1.2 million-square-foot facility will represent a joint investment of more than $88 million. Read: Lowe’s Canada Building New Distribution Center In Greater Calgary at BusinessFacilities.com.

[VIDEO] This Portable Wash Station Could Be a Great Addition to Your Work Truck

Construction Junkie

via RinseKit. Even before the hand washing craze that the Coronavirus Pandemic has caused, it was always a bit annoying to get into your work truck after being on the jobsite with muddy boots and hands. There’s not always an available water source on-site, so you’re stuck dirtying up the interior and cleaning it later. I recently came across a portable washing station that could help solve that issue.

Tackling high-rise concrete construction challenges

GCP Applied Technologies

Tackling high-rise concrete construction challenges. michael.delros…. Tue, 06/09/2020 - 19:18. GCP Applied Technologies. June 09, 2020. concrete / mix design / high rises. As architects design new high-rise buildings taller and with more complexity, producers are challenged to deliver ready-mix concrete that can be pumped, placed, and finished effectively for these structures.