Sat.Mar 02, 2019 - Fri.Mar 08, 2019

By the numbers: Women in construction

Construction Dive

There's a growing effort to recruit more women to fill workforce gaps, but their representation in the industry hovers around 10%, with only 3.5% of that in the trades

Commercial Construction Project Management Trends: How to Survive the Incredible Shrinking Timeline

Commercial Construction

5 Ways Drone Technology Is Revolutionizing The Construction Industry

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Parth Mavani. Technology is shaking almost every facet of our personal and professional lives. Whether you are a tech enthusiast, a tired engineer or a corporate cog who loves the status quo, you can barely live without technology today.

Project Readiness Quiz: Is Your Company Prepared?

John Chaney

Five minutes — that’s all it takes to see if your projects are ready for today’s modern demands. Take the quiz below! Note: This quiz was originally created for contractors in the Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific markets.

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

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

Florida DOT shortlists 3 design-build groups for $814M Tampa bridge project

Construction Dive

The agency is scheduled to select a joint venture in October to construct a new span next to the existing bridge connecting Tampa and St. Petersburg

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OSHA Drone Inspections: Part 2

FDR Safety

In our previous blog on drones we addressed whether you should or shouldn’t allow OSHA to operate drones on your worksite. We received such an abundance of feedback, we felt it necessary to dive deeper into the topic of drones and what they can mean for the future of workplace safety.

Jobpac Connect Software Release – 10th March

John Chaney

There will be a scheduled outage on Sunday 10th March 2019 between the hours 7pm-10pm AEDT (UTC+11). This is for deployment of our next Jobpac Connect software release. Release notes can be viewed here. An email will be sent out when the system becomes available.

Related, NYC union coalition strike deal

Construction Dive

The "historic. win-win" agreement ends a period of contentious legal action between the developer of the $25 billion Hudson Yards project and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York

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South Korean Auto Supplier Picks Alabama For First U.S. Facility

Business Facilities Blog

Yongsan Automotive USA will invest more than $5.5 million to open a manufacturing facility in Opelika, AL that will employ 150 workers after three years. Read: South Korean Auto Supplier Picks Alabama For First U.S. Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

Difficulties in Soil Stabilization for Road Construction

The Constructor

Soil stabilization is the method of improving soil properties by adding suitable stabilizers to it. It is very important to achieve required strength.

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Setting Up Implementation Training for Successful Technology Adoption

John Chaney

Training your end users thoroughly on how to use new software and technology is vital to successful implementations.

FIU bridge collapse contractor files for bankruptcy

Construction Dive

Magnum Construction Management said that the Chapter 11 filing is not an attempt to shirk responsibilities related to the deadly March 2018 incident

Virginia Economic Development Partnership Receives 2018 State Of The Year Award

Business Facilities Blog

Virginia Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Stephen Moret was presented with Business Facilities’ 2018 State of the Year Award today by BF Chief Business Officer Ted Coene. Read: Virginia Economic Development Partnership Receives 2018 State Of The Year Award at BusinessFacilities.com.

Building for resilience - All about RELi

BD+C

January temperatures topped out at 35 degrees Celsius in Australia and bottomed out at -51 degrees Celsius in North Dakota.

6 Articles You Need to Read on Women in Construction

Construction Business Owner

This week (and every week, for that matter), raise your hard hats to the women who go to work on jobsites or in the back offices of construction companies each day

Clark Construction to design, build $250M stadium in San Diego

Construction Dive

The 35,000-seat project at San Diego State University represents a fraction of the work being done at the campus and other Southern California institutions

Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit

Business Facilities Blog

Commercial aircraft production and military defense spending will directly affect the growth trajectory of the aerospace and defense industry in 2019. Read: Aerospace Industry: The Sky’s The Limit at BusinessFacilities.com.

Concrete Delamination- Causes,Effects,Precautions

The Constructor

Concrete delamination is defined as the detachment of thin layer of concrete from the concrete surface. A drummy sound heard when the surface is. Concrete Durability Concrete Technology How To Guide Repair/Protection Guide concrete defects Concrete Repair

Why Your Company Needs a Lean Building Program

Construction Business Owner

As many companies look for ways to improve internal and external operations for the current surge in building, expansions and improvements, numerous programs like lean construction come to the forefront with its proven effectiveness.

Productivity gets a boost in exoskeleton pilot program

Construction Dive

A U.K.-based based utility contractor said that lift assistance from the spring-loaded EksoVest reduced fatigue and strain to let workers accomplish more on the jobsite

OSR Inc. Investing $7M In Indiana Expansion

Business Facilities Blog

The Japanese-owned automotive fastener manufacturer will construct and equip a new 82,395-square-foot facility Columbus, IN. Read: OSR Inc. Investing $7M In Indiana Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Building Maintenance Strategies for Small Business Owners

Wolgast Corporation Blog

When you’re a small business owner who is responsible for your building, you likely don’t have a budget for a facility manager. Building maintenance probably isn’t something that hits your to-do list very often, but is still very important to the longevity and cost of building operation.

Hotel and indoor waterpark under construction in the Catskill Mountains

BD+C

The Kartrite Hotel & Indoor Waterpark is nearing completion in the Catskill Mountains in Upstate New York. The hotel is located next to a 100,000-sf casino and the Monster Golf Course

Wells Fargo: Nonresidential construction industry growth continues

Construction Dive

The financial services firm joins most other industry observers in predicting a strong 2019 followed by potential uncertainty

Collaborative Contracting in Construction

Job Order Contracting

Collaborative Construction Contracting & LEAN Project Delivery.

The Hard Hat Chat blog: 10 years of content focusing on commercial and industrial projects

Construction Marketing Ideas

Englewood Construction‘s Hard Hat Chat blog has been going strong for 10 years — and rightfully so.

Global hotel construction pipeline hits record high at 2018 year-end

BD+C

Lodging Econometrics (LE) has released its year-end Global Construction Pipeline Trend Report, which compiles the construction pipeline counts for every country and market around the world.

3 recent developments in 'constructuring'

Construction Dive

By adapting manufacturing's efficiency models to building processes, these initiatives are expanding offsite construction to reach to more, and more complex, projects

TASBO 2019 – School Construction Services

Job Order Contracting

The Power of Partnership School Construction Services Quality, On-Demand, On-Time, and On-Budget Repair, Renovation, & Minor New Construction Booth #414.

How An Iowa Location Can Improve The Bottom Line

Business Facilities Blog

The Iowa Certified Site program streamlines the site selection process and offers multiple options, including a green business park, industrial sites and parks, and mega sites. Read: How An Iowa Location Can Improve The Bottom Line at BusinessFacilities.com.

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MLK Plaza brings 167 units of affordable housing to the Bronx

BD+C

Magnusson Architecture + Planning recently completed work on MLK Plaza, a 13-story, 167-unit affordable residential building in the Bronx. The development includes 25 studios, 57 one-bedroom units, 60 two-bedroom units, and 24 three-bedroom units.

Rebecca Severson shepherds a culture of safety

Construction Dive

Drawing on construction and military expertise, Gilbane's safety director steers workers toward a full understanding of risks, sharing the message that a jobsite can be incident-free

Job Order Contracting - Untitled Article

Job Order Contracting

Arizona continues to struggle with proper use of Job Order Contracting?