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How To Properly Install Interlocking Concrete Blocks

Construction Marketing

Interlocking concrete blocks are a unique form of pre-cast concrete blocks that are designed to hold together by using pre-measured holes and depressions. They’re built with unique profiles and features, allowing them to fit perfectly into each other without the use of any mortar.

Five Practical Ways To Get More Leads For Your Construction Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

It's unexpected these days that people happen to find your business and become a client or customer with no work on your part. Your construction company has to grab people's attention, turn curious visitors into leads, and then convert those leads into sales.

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Why the Time is Ripe for Widespread BIM Adoption

Construction Business Owner

Why the Time is Ripe for Widespread BIM Adoption. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 10/01/2020 - 23:10. A study from Dodge Data & Analytics reports significant benefits for contractors of all sizes that are adopting BIM (building information modeling) on their projects

FDRsafety’s Client, National Steel City, LLC Reduced or Eliminated Welding Fume Exposure and Improved Employee Comfort

FDR Safety

The Challenges Employees Face. You are welding on the construction site and the work is rarely (actually, almost never) on a bench with ventilation. The welds must be made at working surface level, in tight spaces and in body positions that are hot and cause you to sweat.

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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.

Maryland becomes First State to Ban Polystyrene this Thursday

Green Building Law Update

During the 2019 legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly enacted what will be the first statewide ban of expanded polystyrene foam.

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Modular Construction: The Future of the Construction Industry

The Constructor

Popularly known as prefabrication (or prefab), modular construction is a mechanism in which the building is constructed in a factory environment. Exclusive Pre-Engineered Building

Good communication on the job site: Connect your teams and see everything

Lets Build

The construction site is where the money is being made or lost. In that sense, visibility is everything. No matter what, you should always be able to have a clear and complete view of your on-site progress against your plan.

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How to Bid Smarter, Not Harder

Construction Business Owner

How to Bid Smarter, Not Harder. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 09/29/2020 - 13:26. Want to bid better on the projects you really want? Focus on finding your construction firm's niche market and building a strong strategy

Air Products Provides World’s Leading LNG Technology From Palmetto, FL

Business Facilities

Air Products recently completed an expansion of its manufacturing facility at Port Manatee on Florida’s West Coast to meet the needs of the ever-growing liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. Read: Air Products Provides World’s Leading LNG Technology From Palmetto, FL at BusinessFacilities.com.

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:

How to Prevent Honeycomb in Concrete Structures?

The Constructor

The prevention of honeycomb in concrete structures can save time and money, and help construct structurally sound concrete members.

World’s First Cordless, Heated Lunch Box Promises Construction Workers Warm Meals

Construction Junkie

via LunchEAZE. The cold weather season is approaching faster than we’d like it to and it’s the perfect time to start thinking about meals that will warm your bones on those frigid work days.

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What is Concrete Cover? – Clear Cover, Nominal Cover, Effective Cover

Civil Lead

What is Concrete Cover? While studying RCC detailed drawings or preparing bar bending schedules, you encounter the following terms: Concrete. Read more What is Concrete Cover? – Clear Cover, Nominal Cover, Effective Cover. RCC Civil Engineering Civil Engineers Structural Design Structure

LiveXchange 2020 Keynote Presentation: Reshoring In 2021

Business Facilities

Learn how your business can increase the odds of success by carefully evaluating the economics of a reshoring decision in this LiveXchange Keynote Presentation by Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute.

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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:

How to Construct a Concrete Building? Step by Step Process

The Constructor

The construction of concrete buildings is different from one structure to another based on the size, complexity, function, and materials of the. Building Building Materials Building Technology Guide Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments Construction Project

A Guide to Managing the Risks of Working at Height

Construction Business Owner

A Guide to Managing the Risks of Working at Height. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:05. In 2019, 298 construction workers died because of a fall. Don't let your jobsite employees be a part of the 2020 data. Here's a fall protection guide for your team

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Digital Selling: Here to Stay?

Constructech

Like it or not, 2020 has forced us all to take a step back from business as usual. As the second quarter began like a slow-moving wrecking ball, we all shifted to new ways of working.

Arizona: Silicon Makes Gold In The Copper State

Business Facilities

Businesses choosing to locate their next facility in Arizona will discover there’s gold in the Copper State. Read: Arizona: Silicon Makes Gold In The Copper State at BusinessFacilities.com.

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.

What are the Causes of Cracks in Reinforced Concrete Slab?

The Constructor

Several factors like poor concrete quality, improper structural design, inappropriate steel bar spacing, large slab span, improper aggregates, etc. Building Technology Guide Concrete Cracks Concrete Technology

Smart buildings stand on good data

BD+C

Technology has always been about being smarter, but it wasn’t until 1995 that the word “smart” was seamlessly attached to an individual piece of technology - the smartphone. And we do mean seamlessly – today, “smartphone” is almost always written as one word.)

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Improving Construction Procurement Methods

Job Order Contracting

Improving construction procurement requires the ability to consistently generate value for stakeholders involved in facilities repair, renovation, maintenance, and new builds.

O.W. Lee Relocating HQ, Manufacturing Operations To Texas

Business Facilities

Outdoor furniture and fire pit maker O.W. Lee is expected to create approximately 200 jobs and $24 million in capital investment in Kendall County, TX. Read: O.W. Lee Relocating HQ, Manufacturing Operations To Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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.

How to Determine the Severity of Concrete Cracks?

The Constructor

Various indicators help determine the severity of concrete cracks. The concrete cracks are assumed to be serious if they are active and widening. Building Technology Guide Concrete Cracks Concrete Technology How To Guide

Exposing the beauty of engineered wood

BD+C

The McLaughlin Middle School/Marshall Elementary School, located in Vancouver, Washington, is one of the largest mass timber projects in the Pacific Northwest, at an astonishing 203,000 square feet.

GoFormz Reduces Communication Silos Through Mobile Forms

Construction Junkie

courtesy of GoFormz. This article is part of Construction Junkie’s coverage of Groundbreak 2020, Procore’s annual technology conference. GoFormz will be in attendance in the virtual exhibitor hall. More details can be found below.

Moldex-Metric Investing $25M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

California-based N95 mask maker Moldex-Metric will create 220 jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Wilson County, TN. Read: Moldex-Metric Investing $25M In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

How to Monitor Stone and Brick Masonry Work?

The Constructor

Masonry work indicates the construction of structures using building blocks like stones, bricks, concrete, etc. The process involves significant. Brick Masonry Building Technology Guide

Cities to boost spending on green initiatives after the pandemic

BD+C

cities are planning investments to make their communities greener and spur an economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

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13 Standouts in New Window and Door Products

Pro Builder

13 Standouts in New Window and Door Products. ibush. Sun, 09/27/2020 - 08:00. From new styles in steel garage doors to all-black window and door frames to meet trending consumer demand, these 13 products offer a range of attractive solutions for windows and doors. Nigel F.

Eight Companies Investing $71M In Huntsville Metro

Business Facilities

The eight new economic development projects in 2020 will bring 510 new jobs to the Huntsville, AL area. Read: Eight Companies Investing $71M In Huntsville Metro at BusinessFacilities.com.

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