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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.

Smart City Building

Contractor Magazine

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

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Software Technology for Construction Firms

Construction Marketing

Software technology is evolving rapidly and construction firms are embracing Cloud Adoption, Accounting/Finance, CRM and mobile technologies.

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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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.

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

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

Digital Twin – Aligning the physical and functional status of buildings and other physical objects with a corresponding digital model makes it possible to monitor and optimally manage capital reinvestment throughout their life-cycle.

Job Order Contracting

Aligning the physical and functional status of buildings and other physical objects with a corresponding digital model makes it possible to monitor and optimally manage capital reinvestment throughout their life-cycle.

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.

How To Make More Money In Construction With SWOT Analysis

Contractor Bookkeeping

Developing a comprehensive strategy for your construction business can be about as much fun as wrestling a pig in the mud because: It is slippery and hard to get control over it. It will wear you out and frustrate you to no end. You will swear it is a complete waste of time.

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

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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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.

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.

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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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

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.

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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

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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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

Polish Skincare Company Opens First U.S Office In West Virginia

Business Facilities

BANDI Laboratories recently celebrated the opening of a sales and distribution center in Martinsburg, WV. The company plans to open a U.S. manufacturing facility within five years. Read: Polish Skincare Company Opens First U.S Office In West Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Understanding the painful (and powerful) Google Ads system

Construction Marketing Ideas

Since its inception, our business has been on the selling, rather than purchasing, side for advertising.

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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

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.

Acrisure Investing $33M In Michigan HQ Relocation

Business Facilities

The global insurance broker will create 400 new, high-paying jobs in downtown Grand Rapids, is area's first to win Good Jobs for Michigan support. Read: Acrisure Investing $33M In Michigan HQ Relocation at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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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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How to Maximize Your Bond Programs

Construction Business Owner

Although you can’t eliminate risk in the construction industry, good planning, policies and internal controls can minimize it and ensure you have the bond capacity you need to win work now and in days to come. Take these tips from the NFL's playbooks.

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A Marriage Made In (Workplace) Moves

Business Facilities

Change management through relocation provides the opportunity for organizations reinvent, modernize, and evolve to new behaviors and culture. Read: A Marriage Made In (Workplace) Moves at BusinessFacilities.com.

What is Proof Stress? Importance and Determination

The Constructor

Proof stress of a material can be defined as the stress at which the material undergoes plastic deformation. Proof stress is determined as the stress. How To Guide Material Testing Guide Structural Engineering determination of proof stress Importance of proof stress What is Proof Stress

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

BIM software guide: 3D is nice but data is what you need

Geniebelt

What is BIM software? That’s a question that lately is attracting more and more attention to the construction industry. Interestingly enough, there are many different answers to it, as well.