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Collaboration - Why It's Essential To Your Construction Company

Contractor Bookkeeping

Many elements are vital to a growing construction business. A financially-astute leader is one. A confident and motivated sales team well-versed in your construction company's service line is another.

10 Years After Construction Accident – Swing Stage Collapse

cnstrctr

It’s been 10 years since a Christmas Eve construction accident killed four migrant workers in Toronto, and while the tragedy pushed the province to make changes to workplace safety laws, experts are calling for a change in the culture on work sites.

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Dynamic Compaction: Advantages, Purposes, and Uses

The Constructor

Dynamic compaction is an efficient and cost-effective soil improvement technique that uses the dynamic effect of high energy impacts to densify weak. Geotechnical Engineering Ground Improvement

Phase l Assessments for Tenants are the Hottest Environmental Issue in 2020

Green Building Law Update

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

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

Modern Materials: 2 concrete innovations and a recycled brick

Construction Dive

A concrete made from bacteria, bricks made from demolition waste and a process to expand concrete's lifespan past 100 years are on the horizon

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China-based Minth Group To Invest $87M In Tennessee

Business Facilities

Over the next five years, the auto parts manufacturer will create 254 new jobs in Lewisburg, TN. . Read: China-based Minth Group To Invest $87M In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

The Evolution of Construction Tech: 20 Years in Review

Construction Business Owner

The Evolution of Construction Tech: 20 Years in Review. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 01/22/2020 - 13:21. A comprehensive review of the last 20 years of construction technology

NAHB: Multifamily construction starts will rise just 1% in 2020

Construction Dive

Multifamily housing starts have leveled off due to lack of skilled labor, rising material prices and expensive regulatory costs, said a presenter at the International Builders' Show this week

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Old School Turned New School: The Road to Progress.

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Guarantee Electrical discusses moving to a modern construction solution. Client Spotlight

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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.

Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building

Business Facilities

Massachusetts and Hawaii round out Top 5 on USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED, which recognizes current leaders committed to sustainable buildings, cities, and communities. Read: Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building at BusinessFacilities.com.

What is Irrigation? What are the Types of Irrigation?

The Constructor

Irrigation is defined as the science of artificially providing water to the land in accordance with the “crop requirement” throughout the. Irrigation Water Resources

Report: Real estate leasing will continue to expand in 2020

Construction Dive

The Commercial Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey found that medical space will outpace office and industrial leasing, but there are market red flags that could impact contractors building in these sectors

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4 Trends in Construction Risk to Watch in 2020

Construction Business Owner

4 Trends in Construction Risk to Watch in 2020. Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 01/22/2020 - 16:14. 4 big trends in construction risk that contractors should pay attention to in 2020

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Milwaukee Tool Expanding In Wisconsin

Business Facilities

The company will invest nearly $26 million to build manufacturing plant in West Bend, WI. Read: Milwaukee Tool Expanding In Wisconsin at BusinessFacilities.com.

What is Tie Bar in Constructions? Functions, and Design Specifications

The Constructor

Tie Bars are deformed steel bars, deformed epoxy coated steels, or connectors that used to hold faces of rigid slabs in contact, as per AASHTO, 1993. Construction Engineering & Management How To Guide

NY Gov. Cuomo introduces $275B infrastructure plan

Construction Dive

The $175 billion, five-year infrastructure proposal has been added to the governor's previous $100 billion initiative, making it the largest state plan in U.S. history

Value-based Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

Value-based construction planning, procurement, and project delivery can consistently enable quality projects, on-time and on-budget. This optimal outcomes is possible via the appropriate and consistent integration of people, process, information, and technology.

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

Business Facilities

The challenges that come with a major expansion include facility management issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance. Read: Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

What are Road Humps? Features and Classes

The Constructor

Road Humps are traffic calming devices that help in controlling the speed of the vehicles. The geometry of road humps affects the degree of. Transportation classes of speed humps design criteria of speed humps features of road humps or speed humps road humps speed humps

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Austin, Texas, program requires contractors, developers to pay for employee parking

Construction Dive

A new pilot program designed to curb parking shortages caused by construction workers in downtown Austin follows similar efforts by cities in Florida, California, Utah and Colorado

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Robotics in architecture and construction: An industry shift

BD+C

Robotics in architecture and construction is transforming the way architects approach their designs. This technology isn’t just a flash in the pan—it will soon become a fundamental part of the architectural process.

Macedon Technologies To Create 147 Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

The software firm will invest $1.65 million to expand its corporate headquarters in Reston, VA. Read: Macedon Technologies To Create 147 Jobs In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

LIME CONCRETE AND ITS USES IN CONSTRUCTION

The Constructor

Lime concrete is the mixture of lime, sand and gravel in appropriate proportions. Lime is great binding material. Lime concrete is well known from. Others

DC attorney general orders Power Design to pay $2.75M in wage theft case

Construction Dive

Nearly two years after the complaint was filed, the electrical contractor will have to shell out $879,000 to workers and $1.8 million to Washington, D.C., for failing to pay the minimum wage, benefits and taxes

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Keystone XL Pipeline to Resume Construction

Construction Equipment

Work on the Keystone XL pipeline project will re-start as early as next month, according to a report in Business Financial. According to the report, the pipeline will be built between Canada and the U.S. in April. The company plans to mobilize heavy construction equipment to worker camps and

Eli Lilly And Company Investing $470M In North Carolina Expansion

Business Facilities

Indiana-based Eli Lilly and Company will create more than 460 new jobs at its new manufacturing pharmaceutical facility in Durham, NC. Read: Eli Lilly And Company Investing $470M In North Carolina Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

JOC Program Manager’s Duties

Job Order Contracting

A JOC Program Manager’s Duties are critical to assuring quality, on-time, and on-budget construction project delivery.

High speed, high tech: how contractors keep up with data center construction

Construction Dive

This business can be lucrative, but the speed to market and skilled workforce requirements can complicate the building process, as Construction Dive found on a recent tour of a leading developer's campus

Wearable Construction Tech Market Expects Growth: Report

Construction Equipment

Safety in the construction industry is being “spearheaded” by wearable tech innovations such as gyroscopes, emergency alerts, and tracking devices, according to new research from GlobalData. GPS-enabled wearables and artificial intelligence (AI) technology are also leading improvement in efficiency

Amazon’s New Georgia Fulfillment Center To Create 500 Jobs

Business Facilities

The new fulfillment center will be located in a more than 1-million-square-foot facility at The Cubes at Bridgeport in Newnan, GA. Read: Amazon’s New Georgia Fulfillment Center To Create 500 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.

Wellness is for builders, not just for buildings

BD+C

Construction work is demanding—both physically and mentally—and the likelihood of injury or disability is higher than other sectors. As an industry, we have done an excellent job at emphasizing and improving site safety so that everyone goes home safe every day. But what about going home healthy? .

Construction's costliest OSHA fines of Q4 2019

Construction Dive

One incident cited by the agency involved a 15-year-old roofer, who died after he fell through an unsupported roof section

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