Sat.Mar 03, 2018 - Fri.Mar 09, 2018

Who Is Responsible For Temporary Worker Safety?

FDR Safety

Who Is Responsible For Temporary Worker Safety? Just ask OSHA. OSHA has made it clear that staffing agencies and host employers are jointly responsible for temporary worker safety.

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Quantum Computing in 2018

Collaborative Construction

In 2014 I wrote a blog post singing the praises of Quantum Computing in Construction and, if I do say so myself, the post aged well!

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Podcast Recap: How Integrated, Cloud-Based Construction Software Improves the Bottom Line

John Chaney

Construction software can have a big impact on the productivity of a company, especially when selected thoughtfully and implemented wisely. And it’s no surprise that increases in productivity have a big impact on contracting companies’ bottom lines.

Small business prowess

Construction Dive

Stacey Pray has owned a successful project management firm for 23 years and celebrates the women and diversity within the company she built from the ground up

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

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

Renewable Energy Claim is Deceptive

Green Building Law Update

This past week and there have been many other times this law firm was consulted about a marketing claim by a building owner with rooftop solar panels that advertises they “use” renewable energy, but the owner sells Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) for the renewable energy it generates, so the Federal Trade Commission says it shouldn’t make the claim.

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Leading Technology and Strategy Speakers Lined Up for Viewpoint’s Digital Contractor Roadshow Series

John Chaney

Viewpoint’s Digital Contractor Roadshow is kicking off soon and we are on our way to a city near you !

4 tips for using smart tech in construction

Construction Dive

Smart technology tools can save both man-hours and headaches, from bidding all the way to completion

Designing healthier buildings: Fitwel certification system

BD+C

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average American spends 93% of their life indoors.

Keys to modern warehouse design

The Korte Company

Societies have used warehouses for millennia. And for millennia, they haven’t changed much. Toss food or supplies someplace safe when you don’t need them, and retrieve them when you do. That’s all there was to it. That’s not the case in the 21st century.

How construction companies use mobile field reporting to beat competition

Geniebelt

Digital tools are rapidly transforming construction during the last years. A significant shift towards new technologies is observed in the effort of construction companies to deal with their competitors within the industry.

Study: Prevailing wage laws move African American construction workers toward income equality

Construction Dive

The Illinois Economic Policy Institute found that laws can increase African American construction workers' net pay by 24%, and other workers benefit, too

Construction marketing basics 101: The importance of differentiation

Construction Marketing Ideas

Corey Philip has written a post in Homeprosuccess.com that, while geared to residential service contractors, has application for anyone concerned with effective architectural, engineering and construction marketing.

What is the Column Kicker? Its Formworks, Application and Advantages

The Constructor

What is Column Kicker? Why it is Used in the Construction? Column Kicker is a small concrete step used at the bottom of columns or walls to make sure. Concrete Structural Engineering Concrete Technology Structural

BIM expert Matthew Jackson: Welcome to data ecosystem revolution!

Geniebelt

‘Welcome to Ecosystem revolution. Welcome to Total Cost of Ownership. Welcome to the Single Source of Truth!’ This is how Matthew Jackson, Global Manager of the Hercules Platform at BIMobject, concluded his talk during the European ConTech Summit 2018.

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An advocate for construction and women in the field

Construction Dive

From apprentice carpenter to first female council representative, Tamara Rivera exemplifies how hard work and commitment can enable women to lead in construction

Water Tunnel Business 'Exploding' as Technology Reduces Risk and Cost

ENR Construction

As the cost comes down for boring water tunnels without major disruption to cities, more and more of these long-lived, cost-effective projects are on the horizon for floodwater storage and pollution prevention

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GSD: A solid commercial contracting blog demonstrates trust-building talent

Construction Marketing Ideas

Lauderdale, FL based GSD Contracting LLC has built the phrase “Building Trust” into its logo — and this commercial contractor has achieved that objective with its well-designed and written blog.

Methods of Setting Line and Grade in Construction of Sewer Sanitary System

The Constructor

There are four techniques used to set grade and line in the construction of sanitary sewer system. One of these methods or combination thereof may be. Environmental Engg Environmental Engineering

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Katerra plans major US factory expansion

Construction Dive

Katerra's buildouts this year will be conventional wood panel and truss factories, and potentially another mass timber plant in the Southeast

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GE Aviation Investing $105M In North Carolina Expansion

Business Facilities Blog

The aircraft engine and components manufacturer will add 146 jobs at its facilities in Asheville and West Jefferson, NC, with support from a performance-based state grant. Read: GE Aviation Investing $105M In North Carolina Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Construction BIG DATA: Both grand and granular

GCP Applied Technologies

Construction BIG DATA: Both grand and granular. Phillip.fry@gc…. Wed, 03/07/2018 - 16:18. GCP Applied Technologies. March 07, 2018. Perhaps your construction business has hit a bit of a slump. Or maybe you’ve saturated a given market and would benefit from expanding into new territory.

Types of Liner Used for Sewer Sanitary System

The Constructor

There are various types of liners used for sewer sanitary system such as cast in place liners, chemically attached liners and mechanically attached. Environmental Engg Water Supply Environmental Engineering Wastewater

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Women in Construction Week 2018

Construction Dive

Despite challenges women face in the construction industry, they are progressing and finding ways to support each other through mentorship and advocacy

Facebook Investing $750M In New Georgia Data Center

Business Facilities Blog

The social media giant will create at least 100 jobs at a new data center in Stanton Springs, GA over the next five years. Read: Facebook Investing $750M In New Georgia Data Center at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Data Centers Featured Georgia corporate expansion Dalton County data center Facebook Georgia Department of Economic Development Georgia Power Jasper County Metro Atlanta Chamber Morgan County Nathan Deal Newton County

Grand Opening Celebrates Completion of Phase 2 at Moses-Ludington Hospital

PC Construction Blog

Last October, Moses-Ludington Hospital opened the doors to their new outpatient unit, the first phase of their $9 million renovation project. Last Thursday, there was cause for more celebration when a grand opening marked the. All Health Care & Life Sciences Projects

Aesthetic Guidelines for Bridge Structures

The Constructor

If bridge structure has aesthetically pleasant appearance, it will contribute the improvement of city and landscape appearances. However, there are. Bridges Structures Bridge Bridge Construction

Group set to reveal first global international safety management standard

Construction Dive

The new voluntary standard is intended to help companies set up a framework for their safety programs

Apple’s new $5 billion headquarters has a glass problem

BD+C

Apple Park, the $5 billion Apple headquarters building in Cupertino, Calif., is as futuristic an office as you are likely to find. In order to create a sleek, futuristic aesthetic for employees, the complex’s design incorporated an extensive amount of glass walls and partitions.

The world and marketing in 2018

Construction Marketing Ideas

As I write this post, I am on ‘hold’ with a payment processing service.

Measures to Increase Ductility of Reinforced Concrete Structural Members

The Constructor

Ductility is the ability of reinforced concrete members to undergo considerable deflection prior to failure. This characteristic of reinforced. Structural Design Structural Detailing Structural Engineering Design cosiderations Structural

Tutor Perini, Parsons JV wins $1.4B New Jersey airport project

Construction Dive

The Newark Liberty International Airport renovation is the biggest design-build project in the state's history, and just one of the major airport projects in the New York City area

Construction Jobs Jump by 61,000 in Feb.; Jobless Rate Up From Jan.

ENR Construction

Specialty trade contractors was the strongest sector, adding 37,600 jobs last month

Construction Law Musings: A blog worthy of bookmarking

Construction Marketing Ideas

Virginia construction lawyer Chris Hill’s Construction Law Musings combines resilience with quality. Hill’s blog has ranked highly in several previous Construction Marketing Ideas Best Construction Blog competitions, and deserves recognition again this year.