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The Dotted Line: How contractors ensure the project owner can pay

Construction Dive

Contractors are used to owners scrutinizing their credit and financial wherewithal, but sometimes turnabout is fair play

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OSHA Top 10 Series: Fall Protection Applications and Innovative Technology

Safety Services Company

OSHA Top 10 Series: Fall Protection Applications and Innovative Technology . As part of our continued focus on OSHA’s Top Ten most frequently cited violations to its standards, in this article we will focus specifically on Fall Protection as it is the number one most commonly cited standard for 2018. The number of citations against this standard exceed 6,000, with industries such as Construction and manufacturing identified as top offenders.

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Smart City Building

Contractor Magazine

The autonomous smart building is the secret formula for building a smart city

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Greenbuild – The Target Rich Environment for Green People

Green Building Law Update

I am often asked, “how can I expand my green building business?” And I have offered the same response for more than a decade – attend the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (. yes, you will have to talk with people while you are there). This year Greenbuild is in Atlanta from November 19 thru 22 with some of the best original programming on “disaster prep” (. more than food prep).

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

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

Cold storage: a hot construction niche

Construction Dive

Demand on several fronts is driving both new construction and renovation of cold storage facilities, which take longer to build than standard warehouses

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You Don’t Need Google Reviews… Until You Get a Negative One

Contractor Magazine

You should respond to all reviews, but especially the negative reviews

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Nippon Paint Investing $60M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

Nippon Paint (USA) Inc. will expand its U.S. automotive manufacturing footprint by investing approximately $60 million and creating 150 jobs in Chattanooga, TN. Read: Nippon Paint Investing $60M In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Data transformation starts at the C-level

Construction Dive

An in-house chief executive with a background in technology and data can guide executives and employees into this mostly unchartered — but essential — territory

[VIDEO] Demo’ing the Alaskan Way Viaduct

Construction Equipment

WSDOT produced a video detailing the demolition of Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct, beginning with phase one of taking the viaduct down, and closing with the project’s wrap up. After beginning demolition in February 2019, the crew has finally brought down the final section of the double-deck highway

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.

Incoming PHCC President Jonathan Moyer: Protecting the Image of the Trades

Contractor Magazine

Recently, CONTRACTOR caught up to Moyer to talk about his upcoming tenure as president, and about the industry

Cree, NY State Form $1B Partnership To Create World’s Largest Silicon Carbide Device Facility

Business Facilities

More than 600 Cree jobs will be created at the Marcy Nanocenter on SUNY Poly Campus in collaboration with the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium. Read: Cree, NY State Form $1B Partnership To Create World’s Largest Silicon Carbide Device Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Tech 101: Reality Capture

Construction Dive

Used for years by firms like Clark, Skanska and PCL, reality capture is the undisputed tool for conceptualizing built environments in useful data models, experts explain in this primer on the technology

What are the Types of Frame Structures?

The Constructor

Different types of frame structures are available that have been used in building construction. They are classified into two major types namely rigid. Earthquake Resistant Design Structural Engineering Structures Braced frame Braced frame structure Rigid frame structure Structural structural engineering Types of Frames

Channellock Announces 2019 Trade School Trade-Up Winners

Contractor Magazine

The competition challenges students to create a one-of-a-kind video showcasing their team’s technical skills in action

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Pharmaceutical Product Development Creating 200 Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

The global contract research organization will invest $63.7 million to expand its bioanalytical lab in Henrico County, VA. Read: Pharmaceutical Product Development Creating 200 Jobs In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

OSHA gets new construction director

Construction Dive

The new head of the Directorate of Construction, Scott Ketcham, will help shape OSHA policy, according to an industry expert

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How to Build Affordable Concrete Homes?

The Constructor

Affordable concrete house construction is needed at current times more than ever before due to population growth, and other factors. The population. Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology

Weekly Product Gallery: Honeywell, RectorSeal, Infinity Drain, Lubrizol, HMI Cardinal, T-Rex Tape

Contractor Magazine

This week's gallery places the spotlight on work gloves to protect against hand and finger injuries; jobsite absorbent utility pads; a matte black finish for decorative drains; a multiport fitting for water distribution; decorative shower glass panels; and durable duct tape

The Case for Virtual Reality Training as a Way to Recruit Skilled Workers

Construction Business Owner

One of the latest and greatest trends to help construction businesses succeed is virtual reality (VR) training. Construction companies throughout the nation are using VR training to beat the labor shortage and attract, recruit, train and retain highly qualified staff

BREAKING: DOL finalizes $35K overtime threshold

Construction Dive

The update takes effect Jan. 1 and is perhaps one of the most anticipated rulemakings from DOL

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Activities in the Construction of Concrete Foundation

The Constructor

Construction of concrete foundation is divided into number of work activities with specific objectives and completion time for each activity is. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Project Construction Construction Projects

Sonnhalter Tool Drive Raises $28K for Habitat for Humanity

Contractor Magazine

This marks the tenth year of Sonnhalter partnering with the Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity

5 Smarter Equipment Rental Marketplace Methodologies

Construction Business Owner

In the equipment rental world, it’s difficult to imagine that technology and automation will ever replace the need for direct and open lines of communication. No matter how advanced, thorough and user-friendly the marketplace tech platform may be, there are still some best practices that both renters and suppliers can use to maximize performance and value. Read on for these tips.

Bloomberg: Procore could be headed toward IPO with $4B valuation

Construction Dive

The report is based on unnamed sources who said the move could come by year end, by which time the construction management software provider is anticipated to bring in $400 million in 2019 revenue

10 Structural and Non-structural Applications of Bricks

The Constructor

There are many applications of bricks in the field of civil engineering such as construction of structural elements like walls, retaining walls, Brick Masonry Building Materials Building Technology Guide Masonry Construction bricks BRICKWORK Fire bricks

Rheem Elevates Partnership with NASCAR Driver Christopher Bell

Contractor Magazine

The company will sponsor Bell for the 2020 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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Call For Entries: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities

The deadline to submit your project for consideration for Business Facilities' 2019 Economic Development Deal of the Year is November 8, 2019. Read: Call For Entries: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com. Awards & Rankings Daily News Featured Site Selection Call for Entries Capital Investment corporate expansion Deal of the Year Economic Development Economic Development Deal of the Year Employment Workforce Development

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Fluor seeks to sell 2 divisions for $1B

Construction Dive

The E&C giant will also close some offices in hopes it can cut costs by $100 million per year following two consecutive quarterly losses that put the company more than $613 million in the red

Concrete Construction Technique

The Constructor

Concrete has been known to mankind from the 19th century. In recent days, the evolution of use of concrete technologies has been vast. But the. Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology

Collaborative Project Management

Contractor Magazine

What if there existed an industry network that created an entirely different form of collaboration

Contractor Bookkeeping Using QuickBooks In Just Ten Minutes A Day

Contractor Bookkeeping

QuickBooks users are generally not stumped by the software; they are confused by the accounting information necessary to complete the transactions. Quick access to correct information is essential to maintain the accuracy of your financial records. There are no limits to the number of items that can be entered into QuickBooks improperly. Messy files build transaction by transaction or merely put invoice by invoice, receipt by receipt can all be entered into QuickBooks incorrectly.

Z modular makes bold moves to convert more hotel designs

Construction Dive

The firm offering, for a limited time, the chance to convert any hotel project floor plan into a modular one for $20,000, a 60% savings from its standard fee

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